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  • Published: 15 March 2018
  • ISBN: 9780525522607
  • Imprint: Penguin
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 240
  • RRP: $35.00

I've Been Thinking . . .

Reflections, Prayers, and Meditations for a Meaningful Life




A book of reflections and inspirations for those seeking wisdom, guidance, and encouragement on the road to a meaningful life

INSTANT #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

“[I've Been Thinking…] is beautiful...I felt your soul on these pages.” –Oprah Winfrey

“If you are feeling stuck, lost, or you just need a pick-me-up, this is the book for you. Shriver’s wisdom will fill you up.” —Hoda Kotb, coanchor, The Today Show

The ideal book for those seeking wisdom, guidance, encouragement, and inspiration on the road to a meaningful life.

As a prominent woman juggling many roles, Maria Shriver knows just how surprising, unpredictable, and stressful everyday life can be.

In this moving and powerful book, she shares inspiring quotes, prayers, and reflections designed to get readers thinking, get them feeling, get them laughing, and help them in their journey to what she calls The Open Field--a place of acceptance, purpose, and passion--a place of joy.

I've Been Thinking . . . is ideal for anyone at any point in her life. Whether you feel like you've got it all together or like it's all falling apart--whether you're taking stock of your life or simply looking to recharge, this is the book you will turn to again and again. Spend the weekend reading it cover to cover, or keep it on your nightstand to flip to the chapter you need most. Like talking with a close friend, it's the perfect daily companion—an exceptional gift for someone looking to move forward in life with hope and grace.

  • Published: 15 March 2018
  • ISBN: 9780525522607
  • Imprint: Penguin
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 240
  • RRP: $35.00

About the author

Maria Shriver

Maria Shriver is the mother of four, a Peabody Award-winning and Emmy Award-winning journalist and producer, the author of seven New York Timesbestselling books and a bestselling coloring book, an NBC News Special Anchor, and founder of The Women’s Alzheimer’s Movement. With more than 3 million followers, Shriver has an incredible platform from which to champion issues from women’s empowerment to economic entrepreneurship and social justice. When she’s not thinking or writing, she can be found hanging with her kids.

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Praise for I've Been Thinking . . .

Praise for Maria Shriver: ?Maria Shriver is wise, funny and caring. . . We’re lucky to have her show us the way.? —Tom Brokaw ?Maria teaches all of us in the graduate program of life to seek meaning through the joy of following your heart. Just the kind of advice a heart surgeon cherishes.? —Mehmet Oz, M.D. ?Everything Maria Shriver does is a testament to how deeply she respects and cares about people; all people, all over the world. She really does. She is as charming and funny as she is brilliant and profoundly humane.? —Anne Lamott, New York Times bestselling author of Help, Thanks, Wow

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