All in all however a good read. I think that having the audiobook read by Hoda made it that much more special. Most of my tragedies have been by proxy and I would like to think I have gotten through my difficulties relatively unscathed. Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting? I would give this an almost four. In this candid and heartfelt book, Shriver offers up the lessons she's learned along the way and the meditations she's kept by her side as a touchstone for the challenges that arise.
Also of the 6 people, there were two men and I felt like their stories were just lacking details I wanted. Dear Readers: The book was a short easy read. I don't know if I would have been able to overcome as well as the people were able to. . She provided viewers with the same glimpses into her personal life as before, talking about her husband and children and her faith.
I was amazed at the fortitude of these ordinary but extra-ordinary people. I finished hoping the next story would be better. I personally am in a transition with my job at this time I have picked up the book. So what did i get out of this book? Hoda Kotb writes about six different people who overcame obstacles in their lives. Some broke my heart, others made me braver. I enjoy seeing Hoda on television. This book reminds us of the resiliency of the hum If you ever begin to feel sorry for yourself, pull out a copy of Ten Years Later: Six People Who Faced Adversity and Transformed Their Lives by Hoda Kotb and read one of the stories.
Ten Years Later is a firsthand testament to the enduring power of the human spirit. To become inspired in my own surroundings. I was desperate to know whether one day I would feel happy again, that I would find love again, that I would survive. We all question our decisions and worry about the future. It seemed so crazy after what she put her kids through to move them in with another guy right away. There are so many what-ifs scribbled on those pages.
I turned the car around and headed north back toward Virginia. The audio books that I am listening to are pretty much chosen by me going through my to read list and checking out all the one that are available at my library. To view it, I wanted this book for my Kindle the minute I saw her talk about it on television. I went and searched out the book. Television news anchor and host Hoda Kotb reads her own book profiling 6 people who overcame varying adverse circumstances. At the beginning of each of the six stories, I was very interested and captivated, but somewhere towards the middle they would start to drag a little and seem repetitive and drowning in details to me, and I was anxious to just cut to the end. The name is usually pronounced.
Gifford announced in December that she would be leaving when her contract is up in April. I enjoy seeing Hoda on television. I found the stories very inspiring. You would think this book could lean towards being depressing or overdone on the emotion The audio books that I am listening to are pretty much chosen by me going through my to read list and checking out all the one that are available at my library. Did I derive any deep meaning from these personal stories? She went on to marry Christian composer Paul Johnson in 1976 but the two divorced in 1982, once year before she met Frank Gifford. To become inspired in my own surroundings. I received a copy of this book through the Goodreads first-reads program in exchange for an honest review of the book.
The second story is that of a young woman who fought two cancers and managed to preserve her fertility through freezing her eggs. Lindsay Beck, a young cancer patient, became an activist for preserving young chemotherapy patient's fertility. Through years of perseverance, purpose, and passion, Hoda Kotb landed a spot with Kathie Lee on the Today show, won numerous journalism awards, and gained valuable life lessons. I highly recommend this audiobook. It didn't give me a deeper desire to be a better person, or give me much food for thought on how to accomplish that desire if it had been instilled.
Some of the stories were more compelling than others but it was interesting listening to all of the stories. The former first daughter, 37, will join Hoda Kotb, who has hosted the show alongside Gifford for the past 11 years. As someone who has gone through some tough times lately, I kind of hoped maybe some of the things that I read in this book might encourage or inspire me, but they really didn't. Now, after captivating audiences in her blockbuster memoir Hoda, she turns to stories about others who have undergone personal transformation against great odds. There was a distinct quality of life that each person demanded and desired that pushed him or her to keep moving forward. There were attributes in each of the 6 people that are to be admired and applauded. I really think she just thought these were six good stories so wanted to make a book but any real connection for all six is a stretch.
It definitely gave me hope in my own future and a better appreciation of life. There are six stories of people overcoming a lot of obstacles in their lives and then an update of their original story. In Ten Years Later, Hoda chronicles six amazing stories by identifying a game-changing event in her subjects' lives and then revisiting those lives a decade later. Very easy read, I read it quickly, and the stories were not only interesting but also inspiring. I don't watch the Today Show, so wasn't familiar with Hoda, but the premise of the book sounded interesting. By following their passions, their guts, and their hearts, these people learned their life purposes were utterly unlike what they'd planned. I enjoy seeing Hoda on television.
Amy is a woman who marries young has two kids and is trapped in a marriage where she is severely abused she gains over 300 pounds. This book will inspire you to believe in the future, no matter how dark the present, and tap into the ability to reach your highest potential. New York Times bestselling author and beloved Today show co-anchor tells the incredible stories of people who, when faced with impossibly challenging or tragic life situations, persevere—and even thrive— and asks, What if you, facing a game-changing event or decision right now, could see ten years into the future? Is the adversity being poor when choosing to live that lifestyle? Radiation can cause infertility, and doctors were not informing patients of this risk. Their stories and those of Diane Van Deren and Ron Clifford just make you realize that your life I hope is very easy. Well, it's a quick read with some truly inspirational stories.