Lies and deception are perfect themes for lyricists, soap operas, and page-turning novels. And, the lies we tell ourselves — the reasons why and how we can stop — line the self-help sections of bookstores everywhere.
This weekend’s guest on “Connections with Renee Shaw” says her small monograph on introspection is a must-read. Judging by her own sojourn (she abandoned a six-figure salary as a top executive to become a life coach and entrepreneur) she might know a thing a two about finding your life’s groove.
Louisvillian Cathy Holloway Hill is an author, speaker, and radio talk show host who has written books on our emotional plagues. Her first book “Emotional Bailout,” taught us how to find own our identities; control our destinies with our words, thoughts, and deeds; and how to start positive habits and stick to them. It was released in 2009 as the global and national economy began to shrivel and many were forced to re-invent themselves.
Her sophomore manual delivers a deeper dive into our psyches, and confronts the self-lies we convince ourselves is truth. “Lies, Love and Life: How to Uncover and Discover the Real You” is like a 12-step program for pulling oneself out of the ditch of dead-end jobs and trifling relationships to a higher ground of self-fulfillment and positive affirmations.
There’s more to it that I’ll leave you to discover in our interview on Sunday at 1:30pm ET on KET. Here’s a little of what you’ll see when you tune in.