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Buy now: My Tender Loving Self-Care Journal

Level up your wellness routines with this paperback book.

Prioritizing your wellbeing doesn’t have to be difficult, time-consuming, or expensive. With the help of My TLC Journal, you can feel more peaceful and joyful today.

Preview and buy now on Amazon, Bookworm Omaha, or anywhere books are sold.

Inside, you’ll enjoy:

  • 150+ activity ideas and brainstorming prompts so you’ll know what action to take especially when under stress
  • 50+ journaling prompts that inspire calm, clarity, creativity, and change
  • 12 true stories about learning to thrive with grief, depression, and anxiety
  • 7 goal-setting exercises so you can achieve what matters most to you
  • 50+ lined pages providing ample space for whatever else you need

“I work with individuals and groups on self-care for a living, and I have never encountered a resource as rich and practical as this book.” – Shana Brodnax, Leadership Coach, 3 Birds Coaching

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On sale October 2023: I Killed Mom and Other Lies: A Memoir of Early Loss

By her late twenties, Mandy has achieved everything expected of a good Midwestern girl: marriage, home ownership, and a lucrative tech career. But when an abusive new boss triggers buried childhood shame, she becomes bedbound by depression.

Decades earlier, her doting mother dropped dead, as her crass father puts it. Her rebellious brother was her only comfort in their emotionally-suppressive blended-family home. Then he abandoned her, too.

Frustrated that she’s not yet over her losses, Mandy tries everything she can think of to save her job, her relationships, and herself: penpalling, online shopping, psychotherapy, running… Then tragedy strikes a second time. 

Both heartbreaking and hilarious, I Killed Mom and Other Lies is a candid memoir of Mandy’s journey through grief, both old and new, to feel kidlike joy again. It provides insights into childhood parent loss and how any of us can feel more alive.

Available October 3, 2023.

Early praise

“Mandy Kubicek is an honest and engaging writer with a talent for writing beautiful prose. Her work deftly explores both the intensity of life’s struggles and the lightness of its possibilities. She’s a sheer joy to work with, to read, and to know.”Hope Edelman, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Motherless Daughters and The Aftergrief

“Wonderful, poignant account of life after early loss and its repercussions.” Laura Joyce-Hubbard, award-winning author

“A beautiful and honest look at the journey of depression. It is a portrait of how holding in your feelings can strangle you. I loved reading. One detail after the next rung so true to my inner child.”Dixie Perkinson, actor and writer

“What a delightful read! Mandy’s writing is masterful, relatable, and down-to-earth.” –Malar Ganapathiappan, certified coach and writing guide

Free printable: Clarity Cards

Access your inner wisdom with 40 printable self-coaching cards.

You already have the wisdom you seek. The questions on these cards will help you access it.

Each Clarity Card question helps with one of the following intentions:

  • Get Unstuck | Reclaim your momentum when struggling to make a change.
  • Decide Your Next Step | Move forward on an existing goal with confidence.
  • Snap Out of It | When facing a challenge, feel peaceful and empowered again.
  • Think Bigger | Focus on what matters most in this moment.

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colorful question cards

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