Plus One

Plus One This Debut Memoir About The Authors Experiences, Challenges And Insights Through 15 Years Of Teaching Yoga, Marriage, Motherhood, Life In General, And Making Friends With A God She Had Spent Many Years Vehemently Avoiding Is Refreshingly Real, Raw, Bold, Brave, Insightful And Laugh Out Loud Hilarious. I loved this book I couldn t put it down I connected to Cori s journey as she moved from childhood to motherhood Her memoir is both honest and brave As she told her story, I connected to her vulnerability, related to her moments of doubt and celebrated her successes Well done Cori I
I couldn t put this book down I read it in two sittings as the content grabbed me and wouldn t let me go Cori Martinez tells a story of her life, in the most honest way She doesn t over exaggerate, and she is gut wrenching honest She speaks about very personal events in her life and throughout the book, she weaves in some personal amends I don t know if she had personally done this to everyone she speaks of in her story, but if I were one of her characters, I would truly be touched I am in I couldn t put this book down I read it in two sittings as the content grabbed me and wouldn t let me go Cori Martinez tells a story of her life, in the most honest way She doesn t over exaggerate, and she is gut wrenching honest She speaks about very personal events in her life and throughout the book, she weaves in some personal amends I don t know if she had personally done this to everyone she speaks of in her story, but if I were one of her characters, I would truly be touched I am i
I enjoy yoga practicing it, reading about it, and reading about people s experience with it I wanted to like this book, since it is supposedly a yoga memoir The biggest problem with this book is that it rambles It s hazy The author writes about experiences with this vague and hazy, as I recall attitude, as if she s telling you about her dreams incidents and memories that dreamlike and gauzy There s no energy in her writing It s not gripping or engaging It slike a book of essay I enjoy yoga practicing
I love memoirs This one definitely touched my heart and I felt a lot of alignment with Cori s story around how we can connect with God in a practice like yoga Union with God , sometimes when we least expect it or try to avoid it Her vulnerability, courage, and honesty were shown throughout the book in an inspiring and beautiful way And connecting with her painful experiences was heart opening for me I love that she talks about Byron Katie, as her work was also life changing for me.I tr I love memoirs This one definitely touched my heart and I felt a lot of a
Cori was my yoga teacher and still is, whenever I think about yoga or get on my mat When I went looking for a slow yoga class a few years ago, I didn t know I would find a version of yoga that I love, embark on a yoga teacher training, and learn how to see my thoughts as separate from myself.When I saw that Cori wrote a book, I knew I d read it.This heart felt, and sometimes painfully and amusingly honest memior brings to life the ideas and feelings that I experienced as Cori s student Cori was my yoga teacher and still is, whenever I think about yoga or get on my mat When I went looking for a slow yoga class a few years ago, I didn t know I would find a version of yoga that I love, embark on a yoga teacher training, and learn how to see my thoughts as separate from myself.When I saw that Cori wrote a book, I knew I d read it.This heart felt, and sometimes painfully and amusingly honest memior brings to life the ideas and feelings that I experienced as Cori s student The spiritual wisdom, the method for finding peace in every day life, the daily reminder that my thoughts are not myself these are the valuable lessons that I m still working on learning.In addition to that, Cori s memoir is a story about an introspective, analytical woman who, because she is not perfect, is someone I can relate to The crazy monkey in her head takes up space in my head, too The monkey who questions and criticizes and doubts, and who chatters the loudest when you re at your lowest
Wanted to re read right away Great book, not what I expected Less about God andabout life and our connection with each other Some of it seemed as if she had taken the thoughts right from my mind A definite recommendation for all yogis, open minded religious nonreligious people Compellingthough the afterward reduced that quite a bit.