there was Chicken Soup for the Soul. Now there's champagne for the spirit!
Effervescent Cynthia Brian has shown millions how to achieve their dreams,
both on the screen and off, through her motivational TV series Starstyle™
- Live Your Dreams, her radio program, Be the Star You Are!® and during
her twenty-five years in the entertainment industry as actor, model, producer,
writer, director, designer, casting director, consultant, coach, set designer,
and mother of children in the acting profession.
the Star You Are!® is the first book to show readers how to approach their
lives in the same way a skilled coach helps an actor approach a leading
role -- with inspirational insights and practical, fun exercises that
generate enthusiasm and gusto while focusing energy and abilities. Other
books tell you how to style your wardrobe or hair for success. Be the
Star You Are!® shows you how to dress up the inner you so you'll sparkle
and soar and win the audition called LIFE. It offers immediate delights
and invites repeat visits for regular refueling and motivation.
Overview: Be the Star You Are!®
consists 336 pages of pure fun and inspriation with an Introduction and
99 "Gifts." The various topics -- such as Ability, Abundance, Acceptance,
Action, Adventure, etc. -- are arranged alphabetically, but the reader is
encouraged to browse, to seek out a specific subject, or simply to open
the book to any page to find an inspiration for the day.
Each of the Gifts includes: a
strong, humorous or inspirational opening story, based on Cynthia's experiences
or that of her family's or good friends, commentary to focus the reader
on the issues, a" preparation" exercise, and an appropriate axiom. The advice
is straightforward, honest, and easily put into practice by anyone. The
tone is conversational and engaging, reflecting Cynthia's experiences chatting
with everyone from farm laborers to movie stars to presidents.
For corporate and quantity buys or media interviews, contact Starstyle™
Productions, 925-377-STAR or Ten Speed Press, 510-559-1600. A portion of
the proceeds from this book benefit the positive programming media library
charity, Be the Star You Are!™, a 501(c)(3).
"Lessons for living at the celestial level, straight
from the heart."
Dr. Wayne Dyer, author of Wisdom of the Ages
"It has been said that all of us are stories, waiting to
be told. Here Cynthia Brian tells glorious stories from her own life, along
with useful exercises, in order to get the reader to understand that their
story (and life) is also glorious. A very helpful book for those whose self-esteem
needs a boost!"
Richard N. Bolles, author of What Color Is Your Parachute?
"Cynthia Brian goes for the gusto and never settles for
second best. No dream is too great. She is living her dream and helps others
do the same."
Jack Canfield, cofounder of the Chicken Soup for the Soul
"Everyone can be a star! Cynthia gives you the inspiration."
Mark Victor Hansen, cofounder of the Chicken Soup for
the Soul series
"Cynthia Brian's advice will make a big difference in your
life so that you can have more fun and fulfillment every day!"
Deepak Chopra, The Chopra Center for Well Being
"I can't imagine anyone finding a better guide than Cynthia
Brian to help them unlock their true inner potential. If they even absorb
1/10 of her energy, enthusiasm, originality and insight they're guaranteed
to be supernovas of the universe. Buy Be the Star you Are!™ and capture
a piece of the magic."
Mark Levinson, Academy Award Winner for The
English Patient, Screenwriter/Director of Prisoner
of Time and the upcoming Goddess
"Cynthia Brian is a light for love and healing in the
world. This book will inspire readers to discover their radiance, empowering
them to realize their full potential for love and joy."
David Simon, M.D. Medical Director of The Chopra Center
for Well Being, and author of Vital Energy
"Be the Star You Are! is solid and full of valuable
insights and exercises designed to enhance the spirit which lies within
each of us."
Michael Adamse, Ph.D., author of Affairs of Net
and host of radio's "On the Couch"
"A magical book that will help you discover your talents and reach far
beyond your wildest dreams." -Roger Dawson, Author of Secrets of Power Negotiating
"Cynthia's journey of how she lives her dreams will touch and spark the
souls of people from every walk of life."
Ken Dychtwald, Ph.D., author of Age Wave
"99 steps to help you get closer to your divine self and share the blessings
that have been bestowed upon you."
Gerald G. Jampolsky, M.D., author of Love is Letting
Go of Fear
"A thoughtful and inspiring book that'll nurture your heart and nourish
Nido Quebein, Chairman, National Speakers Foundation,
and author of How to be a Great Communicator
"Cynthia Brian confirms that the star that you are shines from within."
Dr. Denis Waitley, author of Seeds of Greatness
"What's the best way to become a star? Ask one! And, in my book, that's
T. Scott Gross, author of Borrowed Dreams
"Live fully, laugh heartily. Read, enjoy, be awakened to the potentials
of your unique soul."
Dr. Raymond Moody, author of Life after Life