Where We Belong

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Where We Belong

Journeys That Show Us the Way

By Hoda Kotb

Simon & Schuster, Hardcover, 9781476752426, 272pp.

Publication Date: January 5, 2016

Description
From "New York Times" bestselling author and beloved "Today" show co-anchor Hoda Kotb inspiring stories of people who find their life's purpose in unexpected ways, often surprising themselves and the ones they love.
Most of us wonder what we re doing. We float around in the glass half-empty, gaze out into the world of possibilities, and wonder if we should get off of our raft and climb out. Maybe even today you asked yourself: "Is it too late to do that thing that made me so happy when I was young? Could what matters most to me finally be the center of my life? Can I really trust this yearning voice in my head and longing in my heart? Do I feel like I m where I belong?"
In this incredible collection of stories, Hoda Kotb writes about individuals who realized their path in life was either veering off in a completely new direction or was getting too far off course from where they knew they belonged. By following their passions, their gut, and their heart, these people learned how fulfilling life could truly feel. From the investment banker who became a minister after years of working on Wall Street, to the young woman from a blue-collar background whose passion took her to Harvard Medical School, to the high-powered PR exec who found herself drawn to a pioneering residential community, to a no-kids guy who now helps children all over the world, the stories in "Where They Belong" come from an array of ordinary individuals who have discovered the power of embracing change or fighting for a dream. Hoda also interviews celebrities, such as producer Mark Burnett and actress/producer Roma Downey, comedienne Margaret Cho, and former boxer Laila Ali, all who ve pursued their passions to find fulfillment.
With examples of perseverance, self-reflection, and new attitudes on life, "Where They Belong" is a motivating and inspirational look at exploring and finding the right path for your personal journey.