By Rachel Bertsche
For enthusiasts of The Happiness Project and The 12 months of residing Biblically comes a pointed examine our fascination with celebrities, as one lady strives to remake herself within the photo of her favourite stars.
What girl hasn’t visible photos of Jennifer Aniston, Gwyneth Paltrow, or Beyoncé and needed she had their outfits, their abs, their probably wonderful lives? For Rachel Bertsche, those celebrities are the epitome of perfection—self-assured and easily cool. but in recent times, among juggling her occupation, her marriage, and her dream of turning into a mom, Bertsche feels whatever yet positioned together.
In Jennifer, Gwyneth & Me, Bertsche embarks on a quest to emulate her Hollywood position models—while sticking to a budget—to see in the event that they quite carry the keys to happiness. whereas attempting to liberate the celebs’ secrets and techniques, from Sarah Jessica Parker’s dresser to Julia Roberts’s experience of calm to—maybe one day—Jessica Alba’s stylish being pregnant, Bertsche learns helpful classes. A toned physique doesn’t come effortless or affordable, averting social media can do wonders on your peace of brain, and self belief is the foremost to pulling off any outfit. yet can she immerse herself within the A-list way of life and nonetheless remain precise to herself? and may her pursuit of perfection particularly result in happiness?
Praise for Jennifer, Gwyneth & Me
“If you’ve ever had a celeb lady weigh down, stick Jennifer, Gwyneth & Me on your seashore bag. Bertsche is your people.”—Associated Press
“[A] super-fun social experiment.”—PureWow
“Bertsche ups the ante. . . . The well-researched info on big name tradition offers meals for thought.”—Booklist
“What makes Jennifer, Gwyneth & Me paintings is Bertsche’s honesty. . . . [She] is humorous, artistic and, extra importantly, manages to stick sane.”—Boston Herald
“An exciting memoir a few woman’s try and version her lifestyles on these of stars.”—Tampa Bay Times
“A precious narrative.”—The Boston Globe
“Bertsche blends parts equivalent to Julie & Julia and The Happiness Project during this ‘self-improvement journey.’ . . . the method not just offers Bertsche with fruitful writing fodder but in addition activates readers to ascertain their outlook on perfection, self-acceptance, and meaning to be one’s best possible self.”—Publishers Weekly
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“Written with verve, perception, and humor . . . Bertsche writes cleverly, yet now not glibly, in regards to the demanding situations younger ladies face today.”—Chicago Tribune
“[A] captivating, humorous chronicle.”—People