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· Relax Into Inspired Action

· Be the Inspiration: 7 Ways to Inspire Your World

· Living Successfully and Joyfully Every Day: 90 Days of Inspiration

· Keys to Living Joyfully

Short Stories
· A Butterfly Kissed Me

· Overwhelm, Root Canals, and Anxiety: One of the Greatest Days of My LIfe

· Unconditional Love

· The Skater and the Composer

· Connect the Pieces and Live Fulfilled

· The Three Biggest Blocks to Your Success

· Ten Things I Appreciate this Thanksgiving

· Can and Do People Really Change

· 5 Steps and 10 Tips to Make 2014 Great

· Cherish Holiday Traditions, but Add a Few New Ones, Too

· One of My Favorite Christmas Memories

· Creating Bold Breakthroughs

· Now is a Great Time to Review Your 2012

· Create a Drama Free Zone

· Night Angel

· The Mirror

· A Glitch, A Blip

· Vulnerable

· Soaring to Success

· Acceptance

· Simple Joy

· Daring Something New

· My Gentle Rain

· My Storm

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· What Makes Your Heart Sing

· Free 3 Keys to No-Stress Client Attraction Webinar

· New Book Launch on April 2

· 21 Days for More Freedom and Happiness

· 12 Days of Christmas Event

· Free Kindle ebook Top Life Coaching Tips

· Living Successfully and Joyfully Every Day: 90 Days of Inspiration

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Relax Into Inspired Action

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Be the Inspiration: 7 Ways to Inspire Your World

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Keys to Living Joyfully

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Living Successfully and Joyfully Every Day: 90 Days of Inspiration

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Blogs by Sheri K Hoff

Keys to Living Joyfully the Back Story
9/18/2008 7:05:09 AM    [ Flag as Spam or Inappropriate ]

This is the backstory to Keys to Living Joyfully.
I envisioned writing a book for nearly twenty years. As I approached my 4oth birthday, I realized that I needed to move forward with my goal, so I quit my full time job and took a part time teaching position at a college so I could focus on building my life coaching practice and write my dream book. In the past, I started several books—which were mostly romance novels and I would stall out after the first few chapters.

Throughout my life, I was always interested in why some people were very successful and other people with the same or more potential were not successful. I read hundreds of books on leadership, motivation, and inspiration. I also experienced tragedy in my family at a young age which left me dealing with post traumatic stress disorder for years afterwards. Though I tried very hard to create a successful, normal life-I had recurring problems with depression. I experienced remarkable positive change over the last four years in my life and felt very deeply in my heart that I wanted to reach out to other people who were trying to find happiness. I write from a Christian faith perspective, however, I also, encompass some of the concepts of positive thinking and the law of attraction. Though I am working on my PhD and writing scholarly academic works, I wanted to write a synthesis of everything that helped me get better and truly experience joy—and I wanted it to be simple, workable, and easy to read. So I set aside my academic writing skills and wrote from the heart. From the time I started writing seriously for the book, Keys to Living Joyfully: I finished in five weeks. I decided to self-publish through createspace in order to have my book available quickly. I hired a graphic designer to create a beautiful cover and found the perfect person, Michele Caron, creator of to write the Foreword. From start to finish, the whole process took five and a half months. I have accomplished one of my life dreams and am still in awe when I wake up each morning.

I have some thoughts for future authors. I learned that writing is the easy part. I also learned so much about publishing—I actually did the book formatting myself (I will never do that again). It turned out great—but next time I will pay someone to do the formatting. For future books, I will do more promoting prior to the publication date and take preorders. I learned to create blogs. The most important piece of learning for me is that the most successful promoting occurs when I am giving something of value that is separate from just promoting my book. For example—information, tips, etc. I make sure to reach out to my clients and readers regularly with thoughts and inspirations through my blog and weekly inspiration tips. I do this because I know that habits are hard to change and reinforcement is needed to really experience progress. Though I do have a book that I offer—my true passion is inspiring people daily. If I feel like I inspired one person in a day—my day is a wonderful success.

My book, Keys to Living Joyfully, is geared towards anyone who is too busy, gives of themselves tirelessly, and often forgets about their own needs. It is for those who have struggled with sadness and felt that this sadness has eclipsed their potential. It is also geared toward people who feel that true joy is just barely out of reach. It is about faith, thoughts, and actions. I want people to feel loved and worthy as they read.

My wish is for people to have truly inspired, joy filled days.

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More Blogs by Sheri K Hoff
• Get and Stay Empowered - Wednesday, December 26, 2012
• Get Keys to Living Joyfully free on kindle Nov 7 and Nov 8 - Wednesday, November 07, 2012
• Save time and avoid mistakes with your kindle ebook - Friday, November 02, 2012
• Plot Twists Abound - Thursday, November 01, 2012
• A Weekend of Utter Shock - Sunday, July 22, 2012
• Thank you for your prayers - Friday, July 06, 2012
• Make a Prayer Difference - Monday, July 02, 2012
• This is So Easy to Give - Friday, June 22, 2012
• Be the Inspiration- Inspire Your World - Wednesday, January 25, 2012
• Carole's Story- You Can Make a Difference - Thursday, February 17, 2011
• Launched my brand new eBook today - Monday, December 06, 2010
• Quote to Wake You Up and Shake You Up - Friday, October 15, 2010
• My top ten favorite quotes - Thursday, August 26, 2010
• Overcome Three Hurdles When Writing Your Book - Monday, August 23, 2010
• At the Summit Today - Monday, July 19, 2010
• Choosing Success - Monday, July 19, 2010
• It's the Thought that Counts - Tuesday, July 13, 2010
• The promise of a new day - Saturday, February 06, 2010
• My Appreciation List Today - Friday, February 05, 2010
• Write a Book Fast and Fabulously - Monday, January 04, 2010
• Jump Start the Joy in Your Life - Monday, December 14, 2009
• How to become an Amazon best selling author - Monday, November 09, 2009
• Tap Your Creative Writing Genius Within - Thursday, September 17, 2009
• I'm back - Wednesday, September 02, 2009
• Guest on Live the Life You Want Telesummit - Wednesday, August 05, 2009
• Keys to Living Joyfully Telesummit - Thursday, June 25, 2009
• Living Your Dreams - Monday, June 22, 2009
• Writing a Book in 4 Weeks - Thursday, June 11, 2009
• The Right People at the Right Time - Sunday, May 31, 2009
• Always Learning Something New - Wednesday, May 27, 2009
• Gratitude for my Daughter's Guardian Angel - Monday, May 18, 2009
• An Unbelievably Cool Mom - Monday, May 11, 2009
• Love to hear your story - Thursday, May 07, 2009
• Traveling alone - Wednesday, April 15, 2009
• Renewal and Feeding my Spirit - Friday, April 03, 2009
• Virtual Book Tours - Tuesday, March 31, 2009
• Vacation or Mental Vacation? - Monday, March 30, 2009
• Three Ways to Transform your Life Starting Today - Thursday, March 12, 2009
• Stressed About the Economy? - Monday, March 09, 2009
• Imagine Your Dreams Coming True - Sunday, March 01, 2009
• Authorship and Self Publishing Free Teleclass Tonight - Monday, February 23, 2009
• Journal to Experience Joy - Saturday, February 14, 2009
• 10 steps to Living Joyfully - Friday, February 13, 2009
• In Service to Society - Monday, February 09, 2009
• Inspiration for Becoming Published - Saturday, February 07, 2009
• Create Strength in Your Life - Wednesday, February 04, 2009
• Thank You-For Pushing Me - Wednesday, January 28, 2009
• Who Gives You your Emotional Support? - Saturday, January 17, 2009
• Have the Best Year of Your Life - Monday, January 05, 2009
• Time to Relax - Tuesday, December 23, 2008
• Living Faith During Difficult Times - Tuesday, December 09, 2008
• Day After Thanksgiving - Monday, December 01, 2008
• Forgiveness and the impact on Success - Sunday, November 23, 2008
• Life Success Book Community - Friday, November 14, 2008
• Pomegranate oil - Monday, November 10, 2008
• Reflecting on an amazing week - Sunday, November 09, 2008
• Releasing Fear, Worry, and Anger - Sunday, November 02, 2008
• God is present - Monday, October 27, 2008
• My daughter's faith - Thursday, October 23, 2008
• Appreciate every moment - Wednesday, October 15, 2008
• The right people at the right time - Friday, October 10, 2008
• Being vulnerable - Monday, October 06, 2008
• Sheri Kaye Hoff at The Historic Mitchell Tappan House - Monday, September 29, 2008
•  Keys to Living Joyfully the Back Story - Thursday, September 18, 2008  
• My daughter is growing up - Monday, September 15, 2008
• Close friends - Friday, September 12, 2008
• Reaching Out - Monday, September 08, 2008

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