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strikes me as a strange experiment even for stunt journalism Bertsche finds herself dedicating herself to emulating each me as a strange experiment even for stunt journalism Bertsche finds herself dedicating herself to emulating each these women in some way What she discovers is that she is really looking to become a better version La fabbrica di cioccolato of herself by acting the way she wants to feel Want to feel stylish Trade the sweats and yoga pants for a casual intentionalutfit Want to feel better Try Gwyneth s diet and cleanse You get the ideaI don t read US Weekly r follow any celebrity and I know that the image I see isn t always the whole truth Even Bertsche knows this but yet she knows that she can learn something from these women Some she realizes are just too ut f touch with the mainstream woman Gwyneth Paltrow and Beyonce to be f real inspiration It s an interesting read but I m not really comfortable with the whole cult Samurai! of celebrity thing Awful Dreadful and Insipid How I Can Write a Book Without Saying a ThingHeard about this bookn GMA a couple weeks ago and thought it would be another Julie Julia Couldn t wait to get to BN to pick it up and sit down with a glass La meglio gioventù of wine and be entertained for a couple hours Wow it just wasn t even close to JJ and it wasn t even close to being entertainingIn every bleeding chapter she discusses her inability to get pregnant From her husband s low sperm count to IVF to IUI andn and n until she tells you she s finally pregnantit was like reading someones incredibly boring diarySnooze fest If this was the author s pursuit f happiness I wished she d kept it to herself DNF p 20I loved Bertsche s first memoir MWF Seeks BFF but I can already tell this at 5 years Solea out from publication is tooutdated for me to enjoy She s going to aspire to Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck s marriage in By the Light of the Moon one chapter and well we all know how that turnedut Plus the majority Molly Fyde and the Darkness Deep of her celebrity role models are white which is anversight I enjoyed her first book which was about finding new girlfriends through going Iconologia, Ovvero Immagini Di Tutte Le Cose Principali a Cui l'Umano Talento Ha Finto Un Corpo, Vol. 2 (Classic Reprint) on friend dates with females You sensed the frenetic pacef these dates and it was hard to phone in a date a week This ne has a forehead scrunching premise to begin with combined with a bait and switch combined with phoning it in Rachel has mad baby fever and a new work from home gig writing so she likely sold this book based n the concept that she is going to devote a month to being a different celebrity and adopt that celebrity s mindset in Morte a credito order to become happier Let s forget the part that most celebrities seem less happy and fullerf self disdain than the average personSo ur protagonist starts try to be Jennifer Aniston Gwyneth Paltrow and Jennifer Garner and a few ther celebrities that derailed because her IVF journey takes center stage Let s also not forget that perfect Gwyneth Paltrow and Jennifer Garner s marriages failed after this book went to print And let s forget that perfect Jennifer Aniston isn t exactly batting 1000 in relationships either See a themeWhen the book veers to IVF and pregnancy the integrity f the book not that there was much to begin with veers ff course It becomes baby baby baby and the celebrities she mentions take a backseat She no longer appears faithful to the project and the book loses momentum It s still interesting if you enjoy reading a woman s pregnancy journal While I didn t have problems with fertility I found this book insulting to those with fertility problems She and her husband have been trying a whopping 7 months to get pregnant They start IVF and get pregnant right away To toss around the word infertility like she does seems like a slap in the face f women who have been trying for a decade In the grand scheme f things her struggle is a tiny bump in trying for a decade In the grand scheme Star Wars Dooku: Jedi Lost of things her struggle is a tiny bump intherwise smooth road 1 I tried to read Rachel Bertsche s first book MWF Seeks BFF and gave up halfway through Not because the book was terrible exactly but because it was so repetitive I knew the second half This Poison Will Remain of the book would just bef what I read in the first half so why bother 2 When I saw there was a First Reads giveaway for Bertsche s second book I almost didn t enter but the subject matter interested me somewhat so I decided to take a chance Besides I thought I m most likely not going to win anyway3 I won this book via a First Reads giveaway here Un eroe dei nostri tempi on Goodreads4 The first halff the book was entertaining enough kind Geldsack of like a seriesf self aware women s magazine articles I ve got nothing against women s magazine articles so that was fine5 However as the book goes along it becomes increasingly about Bertsche s Rescued by a Horse: True Stories of Physical, Emotional, and Spiritual Healing overwhelming desire to have a baby and her struggles with infertility This is not mentionedn the back cover The Secret of the Glass or in anyf the publicity materials for the book probably because the marketing department realized the audience for a lighthearted book about adopting celebrities self improvement habits and the audience for a book about infertili. Career her marriage and her dream Discovery: Poetry and Art by Rick and Jan Sikes of becoming a mother Bertsche feels anything but put together In Jennifer Gwyneth Me Bertsche embarksn a uest to emulate her Hollywood role models while sticking to a budget to see if they really hold the keys to happiness While trying to unlock the stars' secrets from Sarah Jessica Parker's wardrobe to Julia Roberts's sense The Genealogy of the Family of Francis Beaman, Sr Northampton County, North Carolina (American Surname Series) of calm to maybene day Jessica Alba's chic pregnancy Bertsche learns valuable lessons A toned body doesn't come easy r. .
I wasn t sure what to expect with Rachel Bertsche s book but I liked what I found While the focus n celebrity lifestyles seems a little juvenile in the summary I found that her conclusions really resonated with me that we focus n celebrities because there is some element f their lifestyle Fox Play or persona that we want inur Star Wars: Lando own lives be that fitness style careerr relationships and the key is not to envy them but to try and enhance that element in Genius Loci: Towards a Phenomenology of Architecture ourwn livesShe ties these thoughts in with her wn life story which changes dramatically throughout the writing f the book Maybe we ll never be a star but we can learn something about Aria Appassionata ourselves from them and use that to improveur wn lives Jennifer Gwyneth and Me The Pursuit f Happiness One Celebrity at a Time authored by popular journalisteditor Oprah Magazine Rachel Bertsche is a highly entertaining and charming celebrity genre themed bookIn NYC 2006 Bertsche spotted Aniston before her guest appearance The Untold Story: My 20 Years Running the National Inquirer on The Late Show Celebrity sightings are unforgettable highlights in the livesf Betrayed, Betrothed and Bedded ordinary people Many fans followblog about celebrity culture availablen media newsfeeds 24 hours a day Twitter makes the celebrities seem accessible publically and as long as the fansfame junkies keep their interest in checkperspective meaning no delusional Anna Laetitia Barbauld Poems 1792 obsessionsstalking Bertsche explains these Para Social relationships are not harmful to anyone According to research fans can be helped in real life to feel connected less isolated and confident Other studies by evolutionary biologists state that it s normal forthers to identifyemulate popular successful people according to BertscheAlthough Bertsche enjoyed a happy fulfilling marriage with her husband Matt she was concerned about the 17 lbs she had gained since their
her general and messy house To attain a higher level Caught in the Net of happinessrganization and personal satisfaction she began Project Aniston with Jen related research that included the study f Vanity Fair Vogue In Style Marie Claire People Magazine and Good Housekeeping Bertsche signed up for a 19500 monthly gym membershipwedding her general
to work ut and followed Aniston s dietary recommendations to eat well Admiring Aniston s trim youthful glowingwork Bioetica Della Sessualita, Della Vita Nascente E Pediatrica out and followed Aniston s dietary recommendations to eat well Admiring Aniston s trim youthful glowing she wondered if a Jen Body for herself was possibler if they would be friends in real life With Jen s confident independent yet guarded disposition Bertsche attained additional insight reached some conclusions and new goalsGoop is Gwyneth Paltrow s hugely popular website with email newsletters has a legion f devoted fans as well as haters who claim Paltrow is ut Itinerari nel sacro. L'esperienza religiosa giapponese of touch with the trialsf normal women In reading Paltrow s cookbook My Father s Daughter Bertsche actually felt like a cook The 86 Essential Food Items to Have in Your Kitchen included basic staples Access to a Farmer s Market was recommended along with an assortment f kitchen appliances that included a 20000 pasta roller attachmentOther celebrities discussed Sarah Jessica Parker s style and extensive wardrobe Tina Fey s work ethic and notable book Bossypants 2011 Julia Roberts serenity btained through meditation The blockbuster film Pretty Woman 1991 Bertsche felt Robert s was too calmcollected and Bad Land organized for them to be friends Bertsche compares Jennifer Garner s marriage to Ben Affleck June 29 2005 to herwn This celebrity couple s marriage has the inspirational staying power they don t grant interviews together The story Lettere: 1942-1943 of their union has appearedn the Biography Channel In the past celebritymovie stars were carefully controlled managed and at the mercy L'ipocrisia dell'Occidente. Il Califfo, il terrore e la storia of studio bosses Today big name celebrities form corporation s to capitalize and profit directly from theirwn name brands styles etc Bertsche blended her life story in with the celebrity she was discussing As she shared the challenges associated with infertility and IVF treatments her conversational style
and bservations added a highly personalized touch readersobservations added a highly personalized touch Readers fans alike will not want to miss this utstanding book Honestly at first I thought this sounded like the most ridiculous premise ever Rachel Bertsche wonders if she just attempts to imitate some Count Lev Nikolaevich Tolstoy (Critical Heritage) of her favorite successful celebrities that she might just become a better versionf herself She s inspired by a handful f celebrities and she chooses Jennifer Aniston for her perfectly toned body Gwyneth Paltrow for her uber healthy cooking Sarah Jessica Parker for her style Tina Fey for her incredible work ethicJennifer Garner for her so called amazing marriage to Ben Affleck Julia Roberts for shunning Facebook and embracing tranuility Jessica Alba for her Eco pregnancy and style and Beyonce For having it all together I have read Bossypants and I ve perused Gwyneth Paltrow s cookbooks ne Escaping Me of her cookbooks includes a recipe for popcorn Yup Popcorn I ve also read bothf Gretchen Rubin s books Goodbye Marianne on happiness which Bertsche mentions here So For fansf The Happiness Project and The Year The Maxx: Maxximized Vol. 3 of Living Biblically comes a pointed look atur fascination with celebrities as ne woman strives to remake herself in the image f her favorite stars What woman hasn't seen pictures f Jennifer Aniston Gwyneth Paltrow r Beyonce and wished she had their clothes their abs their seemingly flawless lives For Rachel Bertsche these celebrities are the epitome f perfection self assured and effortlessly cool Yet lately between juggling her.
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On The Other Handthe ther hand marketing department letter I received along with this book referred to as a novel so it s possible no ne in marketing has actually read this book8 Bertsche is pretty slavish about following Jennifer Aniston s workout routines and Gwyneth Paltrow s cookingeating habits but when she gets to serenity as embodied by Julia Roberts whatever she starts to half ass it She s supposed to be meditating but doesn t really bother to learn what it is r the best way to do it Given that inner peace is probably helpful and important than any The Resurrection Tree and Other Stories of thether celeb lessons she tries to learn this was annoying9 Other things Bertsche doesn t bother to learn the real definition Autostop con Buddha: Viaggio attraverso il Giappone of zen eating mindfully10 What she does do Spend an insane amountf time Speak the Ocean on the internet looking at stuff about celebrities11 One thing I liked about this book Bertsche tries to focusn becoming a better version f herself #I think this is something we should all be trying to do so I was n board with that idea12 In #think this is something we should all be trying to do so I was n board with that idea12 In it s not clear I wasn t n board with all the infertility stuff I can t uite figure Tolstoy Lied: A Love Story out why I should be interested in the fertility problemsf someone I don t know at all and she certainly didn t have anything new to add to the conversation13 Bertsche s life actually seems uite privileged so like Gretchen Rubin s The Happiness Project this was really just a stunt memoir except the writing was worse and the level Second Sight (Circle of Three, of insight much lower14 If you re trying to decide between the two Rachel Bertsche books thisne is the better bet15 But you should probably just read something else entirely Thanks to the publisher for an advance reading copyI knew this would be fairly fluffy but it had a good sense Strife of humor about the author s goal and came to some smart conclusions I m a total sucker for using my life as an experiment books and I liked that thisne explores how celebrity influences American women s mental well being I was kind Only a Few Bones: A True Account of the Rolling Fork Tragedy and Its Aftermath of annoyed about the baby subplot since that s so not an interestf mine right now but I thought she ultimately tied it in well by saying that making her life structured and disciplined prepared her to handle the chaos Baby Colossus (Short Story) of having a newborn It made me think about a lotf things that I let slip because they take too much time but that they may ultimately help me feel at peace I received an ARC through a Goodreads giveaway I m not uite sure what I was thinking when I entered the giveaway since1 I dislike fake memoirs where the person thinks f a hook for the year to write about It s too artificial for me and2 I don t really follow any celebrity s and have never really aspired to have their lifestyleBut I enjoyed this then I thought I would and I thought that the author ended up with a really healthy attitude about just accepting who she isWhen the book started the author had been laid ff and was free lancing from home She was in a loving marriage but was adrift in her professional life as well as her personal habits Many days she wouldn t work Modern Castrato: Gaetano Guadagni and the Coming of a New Operatic Age outr be dressed in anything Panzer Baron: The Military Exploits of General Hasso von Manteuffel other then sweat pants And she was consuming a lotf processed foods Because Apple Training Series of these bad habits she didn t feel good about herselfShe decided to emulate some movie stars to try and get her life backn track At first she wanted to have Jennifer Aniston s figure so she bought DVDs from Anniston s trainers The author also joined a gym and bartered her membership Ultimately she started feeling better because she had structure in her life Following Anniston s advice gym and diet f whole foods Paltrow diet f whole foods Fey how to be productive at work and Sarah Jessica Parker wearing cute and comfortable utfits the author began to feel confident with herself because she felt that she was accomplishing a lot each dayUltimately the book showed that the author was also dealing with issues f infertility and needed to focus her energy somewhere The author also realized that she didn t need to be perfect The Dashwood Sisters Tell All or even strive for perfection but that she had to make an effort in each areaf her life including her marriage Little fixes go a long way whether it s not wearing sweatpants to the grocery store The Dashwood Sisters Tell All: A Modern Day Novel of Jane Austen or actively watching tv with your spouse The premisef this book to imitate the lifestyle Asylums. Le istituzioni totali: i meccanismi dell'esclusione e della violenza of a specific celebrity each month is intriguing for sure We all know that celebrities use extreme self discipline to subsist solelyn kale and salmon Symbols of Sacred Science or hot water lemon juice maple syrup and cayenne pepper if you re Beyonce preparing for DreamGirls They workout for five hours a day because they can unlike thosef us holding down 9 to 5 jobs They have unlimited wardrobe choices and a household staff to take care A Shopkeepers Millennium of the grunt work That is how celebrities look perfect So is it possible for an average woman to look and feel like a celebrity by tweaking herwn lifestyleThat uestion as well as Bertsch. Cheap avoiding social media can do wonders for your peace Torchwood: Moving Target of mind and confidence is the key accessory for pullingff any Topo Tip Fa I Capricci outfit But can she immerse herself in the A list lifestyle and still stay true to herself And will her pursuitf perfection really lead to happiness Praise for Rachel Bertsche's MWF Seeking BFF Written with verve insight and humor Bertsche writes cleverly but not glibly about the challenges young women face today Chicago Tribune A charming funny chronicle Peopl.