A Must-Read for Self-Renewal

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Sacred Pampering Principles:

An African-American Woman’s Guide to Self-Care and Inner Renewal

by Debrena Jackson Gandy

Originally self-published by the author, Sacred Pampering Principles is a beautifully written inspirational guide with hundreds of practical and innovative ways for helping women to pamper their bodies and nurture their souls. 

Debrena Jackson Gandy punctures society’s myth that doing something for yourself is an unconscious, selfish or decadent act. Instead, she proclaims that self-care is not only a requirement for being more generous to yourself and others, but also for helping you to develop a more positive mindset by releasing worn out habits that are no longer useful for the new ways you desire to live. 

Written for African American women, but accessible to women of all races and ethnicities, Sacred Pampering Principles not only provides a wealth of ideas and practices for nurturing and taking care of your body, mind, and spirit, but this book also explains why self-care involves less time and money than you might expect, and how the act of “sacred pampering” is vital for living a more healthier, joyful, and satisfying life.

Some might consider this a throwback classic on the topic of self-care, but it’s just as relevant now as it was during the year it was published (in 1997). Sacred Pampering Principles is available on Amazon, and at other bookstores nationwide. 

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