Welcome to Shelf Aware Books - a podcast all about creating your inspired, connected, and purposeful life through the wisdom of books.
I’m your host Leann Harris. I’m a coach with a lifelong fascination with the nonfiction section of the bookstore. I’m here to help you turn all that inspiration into meaningful action, so you can create your life on purpose. You know it’s not enough to simply read a book: you have to take action if you want to change your life.
Nonfiction November Book Bloggers Banter About Books - Roundtable Session
This is THE episode to listen to if you like to find book-related blogs to follow and the best places to find out about new books. Join me and my co-hosts for Nonfiction November, Julie from Julzreads.com, Katie from doingdeweydecimal.com, and Rennie from whatsnonfiction.com while we talk about how Nonfiction November was started (shoutout to the OG, Kim at sophisticateddorkiness.com) and a few controversial subjects (well, for readers).
Dr. Jill Stoddard hiitide Book Club
Nonfiction lovers, rejoice! Dr. Jill Stoddard has a book club available through hiitide (www.hiitide.com) and it starts November 1st! Learn how to shed worry and fear and embrace a more vibrant life from author, Dr. Jill Stoddard, in this 4-week Virtual Book Club.
The Happiness Trap by Russ Harris Interview
I had the honor of speaking with Russ Harris, author of The Happiness Trap, an international best selling book and one of the most well known and loved ACT books written for everyone to enjoy. Listen to what's next for the prolific writer and ACT Therapist in this new episode!
Power of Small by Aisling Leonard-Curtin & Dr. Trish Leonard-Curtin
New book release day for The Power of Small: Making Tiny Changes When Everything Feels Too Much is perfect for our endless lockdown lives! I had the pleasure of speaking with Aisling and Dr. Trish Leonard-Curtin on the release of their new book and how to make sense of our current sense of overwhelm.
Purpose by Miracle Olatunji
I have the honor and pleasure of talking to Miracle Olatunji about her book Purpose: How To Live and Lead with Impact. With a mix of inspirational insights and actionable advice, her book is an indispensable guide to anyone seeking to make an impact on their communities, organizations, and the world. Miracle's story and presence is powerful: if you are looking for wisdom, hope, and inspiration, you do not want to miss this episode!
Learned Hopefulness by Dan Tomasulo, PhD Interview
I had a fascinating conversation with Dan Tomasulo, PhD about his newest book Learned Hopefulness, The Power of Positivity to Overcome Depression which came out on June 1st. Honored by Sharecare as one of the top ten online influencers on the issue of depression Dr. Dan is the incoming Academic Director and core faculty member at the Spirituality Mind Body Institute (SMBI), Teachers College, Columbia University, and holds a Ph.D. in psychology, MFA in writing, and Master of Applied Positive Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania.
Shelf Aware Books podcast is my go to for any book review. Leann is a rockstar interviewer and has a way with getting guests to open up. I’ve bought many books after listening to episodes! Anyone who reads MUST listen to this podcast!
AHA after AHA
This podcast. Oh Em Gee. I’ve yet to listen to an episode where I don’t obtain some new ideas/perspectives. As a licensed clinician, I’m always on the hunt for new info to help my clients apply professional development and psychology concepts into their daily lives and Leann’s chats with the authors make it effortless. So freakin’ good- love the down to earth approach. Plus Leann has such a pleasant interview style, I feel like I’m listening to a good friend chat with another good friend!
Accessible and down to earth!
I love the conversation with Dr. Stoddard and Leann. It’s so refreshing to hear such a candid discussion and learn about what inspired her to write the book. This is a unique podcast. I’m already looking forward to the next episode!