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Speaking to Yourself with Love: Transform Your Self-Talk

This Amazon best-seller is available on paperback and e-book. 

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In this unique and exciting book, you will explore what it means to choose to speak to yourself with kindness, love, and compassion. Speaking to Yourself with Love: Transform Your Self-Talk will show you how to change your inner speech.

Did you know that you can choose how you speak to yourself just like you choose how you speak to others? You can learn to speak to yourself as a real friend or loving parent would. If you change the inner conversation, you can change your life.

Speaking to Yourself with Love: Transform Your Self-Talk is filled with personal stories of how Maryse changed her inner speech to one with more love, lightness, kindness, and support. It also contains inspirational stories from other women about their self-talk journey. Plus, the book contains useful tools that Maryse created for her workshops and university classes to help you explore these new skills.

What some real readers like you are saying:

Author Maryse Cardin’s new book, “Speaking To Yourself With Love”, creates for the reader an experience not unlike a one on one session with a supportive, loving coach. Love lives in her words. Each chapter begins with a stated intention, then teaches an aspect of self-love complete with colourful examples, many shared from the author’s personal life experience with refreshing openness and honesty. Techniques and practices are then offered in clear and simple language, and we are encouraged to explore for ourselves how we can integrate them into our own lives.

Self-talk is so powerful it can literally change your life for better or worse. Isn’t it a blessing that, as Maryse writes, we get to choose what kind of self-talk we wish to create our lives with; and she makes it easy to learn how!


I loved Maryse Cardin’s book, Speaking to Yourself with Love: Transform Your Self-Talk.

In the book, Maryse beautifully weaves personal stories of her own experience with self-talk into practical step-by-step methods for acknowledging and changing your self-talk.

Maryse’s encouraging voice comes across to her readers like a warm hug – reassuring you that change is possible and that you can be kinder to yourself.

I found the summary and questions at the end of each chapter helpful as they reinforced what you had just learned.

Buy this book! Give yourself the powerful gift of speaking to yourself with love.

Each chapter includes real life stories, self-talk information, and explorations to help you
transform your self-talk. Each chapter explores a unique aspect of self-talk:

  • Chapter 1: There’s only love, only love, only, only love
    Or choose words of love and compassion
  • Chapter 2: You’ve got a friend in me
    Or choose words of kindness
  • Chapter 3: It’s my life and I get to decide what it means
    Or choose words of meaning
  • Chapter 4: I am more important than my problems
    Or choose words of self-worth
  • Chapter 5: Tell yourself the truth even when you don’t want it to be true
    Or choose words of truth and acceptance
  • Chapter 6: Saddle up even if you are scared
    Or Choose words of courage
  • Chapter 7: Secure your own oxygen mask first
    Or choose words of healing and self-care
  • Chapter 8: Be your own lighthouse
    Or choose words of guidance
  • Chapter 9: Keep yourself safe even from your own self
    Or choose words of protection
  • Chapter 10: When in doubt, take a nap
    Or choose words of calm and relaxation
  • Chapter 11: Lighten up baby
    Or choose words of levity and humour
  • Chapter 12: I can hear you
    Or choose words that show you are listening

Canadian PR for the Real World

Maryse Cardin is also the co-author with Kylie McMullan of Canadian PR for the Real
World — the first Canadian textbook on public relations. Canadian PR for the Real
World is presently the textbook of choice in over 20 universities and colleges across
Canada and is an Amazon best-seller.

Canadian PR for the Real World is filled with Canadian case studies, tips and
tricks from Canada’s own practitioners, and valuable information unique to a
Canadian context such as Canadian law and the history of PR in Canada. This
thorough textbook covers the major areas of PR practice including strategy and
communications plans, media relations, PR writing, social media relations,
aboriginal relations, investor relations, media training and much more.

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