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How to Be Hopeful

An Inspirational Guide to Ignite a Life Full of Hope, Happiness, and Compassion for Yourself and Our Future

Bernadette Russell


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An inspirational mental health book to help you find hope and build it into a lifelong habit.

Filled with practical exercises, questions to consider, revealing research, timeless philosophy, and tales of triumph over adversity, How to Be Hopeful is an uplifting, motivational, and essential guide to living and acting with renewed hope for self-compassion and for a more compassionate world. It shows us the places we can look for hope—in nature, art, the kindness of strangers, our own actions—and ways to keep it alive through moments of adversity.

A wonderful gift for all occasions!

  • Graduation
  • Birthday
  • Divorce
  • Get well or feel better after surgery
  • Cheer up
  • Thinking of you

Author, performer, and activist, Bernadette Russell, has made it her life's mission to teach the practice of hope, allowing us to focus on the positives and the possibilities—no matter what challenges life throws at us.

Sourcebooks, 9781728245591, 240pp.

Publication Date: April 6, 2021

About the Author

BERNADETTE RUSSELL is a writer, performer and storyteller living in London. She is a columnist for Balance magazine, writing a monthly musing on the theme of kindness.