Thursday, March 10, 2016

"Mind Matters" by Tanya J. Miller

Mind Matters:
Get Out of Your Head and Jump Into Life!
by Tanya J. Miller

Mind Matters is currently on tour with Worldwind Virtual Book Tours. The tour stops here today for an excerpt. You can also watch the two part Q and A session with author Tanya J. Miller.

Do you ever get lost in the maze of your mind? When your thoughts start spiraling in a continuous loop - positive or negative - it can seem impossible to consider a different idea or even catch your breath.
If the way you think greatly influences the way you live, then it’s important to know how to manage your thoughts and channel their power to improve your life, rather than hinder it.
Mind Matters explores practical ways you can bring balance to your thought life, from replacing anxious thoughts with hopeful ones to curbing unnecessary thinking altogether. It also points out traps that keep you stuck, like "clearing your mind" by airing your thoughts on Facebook.
As you learn the art of controlling your thoughts, you will be able to focus on what you can do in the present to experience the life you want in the future. Whether you struggle with anxious thoughts or just need a few tips to better manage your mind, this easy-to-read guide provides you with simple instructions you can immediately put into practice.

Book Videos
Q and A with Tanya J. Miller talking about Mind Matters.

Excerpt from Chapter 4
Control what you can control – your thoughts – and leave the rest alone. You have no power or authority to do anything but that. If you didn’t know, know this: who you are at your core begins with your thoughts. What do you think about yourself really?
You need to realize that deep down inside, in your centermost thoughts, lies what you could be. A core is defined as the essential, basis, root, foundation, and bottom line. This means that the very makeup of who you are, what you are about, and where you want to go all come from your thought life. So whatever you think, so shall you be. It’ll come into fruition. It’ll become your real life.
What do you want your real life to look like?  Do you want to allow yourself to be overwhelmed, bogged down, caught up in your feelings, going every which way but right? Or do you want it to be better, to be balanced, with you caring about the matters of your mind? If you want to jump back into life, you need to do the work. Get ahold of yourself, and make sure you’re doing it for the right reasons. You can’t do this for anybody but yourself. You have to want this for you.
If there’s something in your control that you can change,
don’t be afraid to do something about that!

Praise for the Book
"This book is a great reference tool to keep on hand. Those difficult days, just read. Tanya has you believing in yourself and back on track. Being ok starts with you. [...] I think she provides great tools to clear the mind, and start refreshed." ~ silencenomore
"Want something that will actually SPEAK to you? Get this book! Love it and the author." ~ Amazon Customer
"Great book! I highly recommend this book!" ~ Ernestine Hopkins

Your thoughts are powerful, which means what you are thinking matters. However, it’s easy to get trapped in your mind whether by blissful daydreams or anxiety spirals and held back in your life.
Mind Matters the book taught you simple steps that will enable you to keep your thoughts in check so you can focus on and improve your present reality. You will now need to ensure that you will do what it takes to stay out of your head and be a part of life.
With the Get Your Mind Right Journal, you will have a way to talk through those tough times or hard situations that you may face or go through in life. Those unfortunate moments, those devastating memories, those challenging problems - they won’t own you. You will have the tools in this guide, and you will be able to put in the work necessary to take care of your mind matters.
Live well. Live life alive, on purpose, and out loud!

About the Author
Tanya J. Miller is a certified life coach with over eighteen years’ experience working with youth, young adults, and women throughout the community and in ministry to pursue purpose, passion and destiny.
Tanya holds a BBA in finance and business management from Northwood University and an MBA from Regent University and is also certified as a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt and Scrum Master.
Her lifelong passion for writing eventually led her to start the blog Talking with Tanya in 2005. Mind Matters is her debut book. Tanya is married and currently lives in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex.