“Helpful. Authentic. Real. It makes sense of why transitions are so exhausting.”
“Every woman will find meaning in this book.”
“A powerful path for personal empowerment.”
Have you ever thought you should be able to handle anything life throws at you because you’re smart and resourceful? Do you keep going through the motions of life, but never seem to get off the hamster wheel? How often have you asked yourself, “Is this all there is?” or “Who am I now that my life has changed so profoundly?”
If so, María Tomás-Keegan has something to say about all that: You Are Not Alone!
Drawing on her on own experiences, María starts her book, “Upside Down to Right Side Up: Turning Transition into Triumph,” by sharing her view that there are seven phases of transition.
Regardless of the life event, she noticed that the phases she went through to move from tragedy to triumph were very similar. From abuse to divorce. Personal loss to career upheaval. Reinvention to caregiving. María found a way to unpack her treasure chest of tools and techniques, so they could help her move beyond coping and surviving and begin to thrive—making each new life event less daunting than the last.
As she relays stories of other women, we begin to believe that we are not alone. As she reveals her life strategies, we understand that there is light at the end of the tunnel. There is hope that we can take control and change our perspective. There truly can be joy in learning to thrive.
The book concludes with a preview of her empowering system, called “5 Petals of Power,” which helps women take off the mask they wear pretending they are fine. She helps them to find their footing again and clear the path of what stands in their way. The final leg of the journey is clear and concise as she guides women to spread their wings and take flight, so they know who they are now and can make their new dream happen.
With honesty and humor, she helps women create a unique roadmap for their next chapter, as they uncover their authentic voice and step back into their power. Readers Rave: “‘Upside Down to Right Side Up’ provides simple steps that are deeply aligned with the actual thoughts, feelings, and struggles women experience as they go through transitions.” “María takes us on a journey through times of transition creating a succinct, powerful path to triumph.” “As I read, I was convinced that she was sent to walk me through my own life transitions providing me the tools and resources to overcome.”
2019 Winner of the Book Excellence Award—Female Empowerment.