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KISS Your Life With Book April Anecdotes - A Review

There is a famous quote "What's in the name.." and my recent read made me believe in it even more. Most of us try to judge any story based on its name. But at times our assumption fails. A book with a great title may results in a boring read, whereas a simple looking read can touch you deeply. Natasha Sinha's book "April Anecdotes" is my recent shot of motivation. Although I had many choices out of big names.

About Natasha

Natasha started writing when she was five. For her writing is a soothing nourishment to the soul. She has spent twenty-five years in advertising, PR, corporate communication and in the development sector. Since July 2016, she has been giving full time to her passion of writing, leaving her professional life completely. Her first book "Travel Epiphanies" was published in July 2017. She writes for the sheer joy of fulfillment and believes in making life worth. She actively blogs at www.natashamusing.com.

About The Book 


Her book "April Anecdotes" is a compilation of twenty-six stories about some real people, and some not so real people. Every tale is full of hope and positivity. The title of each chapter gives you a reason to get hooked and read. A few stories would look as real as your day to day musings. And even fictional ones look so real and inspiring. In fact, I love all twenty-six chapters. They all give you a reason to appreciate what we have in our lives and how can we make our living even more beautiful. Like the chapter "Heart, Mind And Soul" says,

Life is too short to be lived dispassionately. When we seize the moment and give ourselves completely to the simplest of acts, life becomes meaningful. 

Then another chapter "One With Nature" is a must read to realize that life becomes so much peaceful when we stop trying to swim upstream, when we accept that change is certain and we should not fear it. The most intriguing read for me was a chapter, Kiss. It says we all should kiss often. Possibly a number of times every day. No, this has nothing to do with intrusiveness. Kiss in the context stands for "Keep It Simple, Stupid". The kiss principle says that most systems work best if they are kept simple rather than made complicated. The same model, when applied in our lives, works wonders too. How? I feel I may not be able to explain it well. The chapter deserves a dedicated read.

I feel Natasha's book has everything. Purpose to enjoy each day of life, ways to convert negativity to sunshine, and wisdom to appreciate even the tiniest thing around us. Go on and read. The only thing I find missing is page numbers in the table of content in the beginning of the book. I am into the habit of tracking page numbers which is of course my choice and might not affect your reading.

You can download Natasha's book from blog chatter platform here: https://www.theblogchatter.com/download/april-anecdotes-tales-of-discovery-and-joy-by-natasha-mukherjee-sinha/


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