A warmly humane, wise, and witty guide to embracing change in any aspect of your life, whatever your age
The simple act of repotting a plant sets in motion new growth, the start of fresh life. In Repotting Your Life, lifelong “repotter” Frances Edmonds calls on the principles of that process to inspire you to negotiate change—a necessary yet often uncomfortable process. Its four simple, actionable steps constitute a toolkit to revitalize your relationships, your passions, or your career—to design a thriving environment full of fresh possibility at any moment in your life.
About the Author
Frances Edmonds has worked all over the world as an international conference interpreter, writer, broadcaster, keynote speaker, building contractor, and business development networker. Frances holds a master’s degree in modern languages from Cambridge University and a fellowship from Stanford’s Distinguished Careers Institute. A founding member, fellow, and award-winning speaker of the UK’s prestigious Professional Speaking Association, Frances has worked extensively for national and independent TV and radio in the UK and Australia and has written for a wide range of publications on politics, sports, cross-cultural communication, longevity, and personal development. She speaks four languages and is fond of inventing additional words of her own. She divides her time between London and the South of France.
“There’s a new buzzword for those of us feeling a bit stale or in a life rut: repotting. . . . But luckily, the concept comes with a solution. Repotting yourself is as possible as repotting your azalea. And it can be just as successful. Here to guide us through the experience is Frances Edmonds.”—Telegraph
“Without an ounce of egocentrism, Frances Edmonds draws on personal experience to help readers reframe (and ultimately repot) their lives. Her gifted writing, wit, and deep insights about life will make you smile as you make plans for your future.”—Laura L. Cartensen, director of the Stanford Center on Longevity and author of A Long, Bright Future
“Rich in fresh ideas, wildly entertaining, and inspirational, Repotting Your Life is impossible to put down. It’s not every day you read something that is so timely and urgent that also makes you laugh out loud.”—Leslie Blodgett, ex-CEO of bareMinerals and author of the Wall Street Journal bestseller Pretty Good Advice
“The ultimate handbook for anyone wanting to be challenged, fulfilled, and stay young in mind and body.”—Angela Rippon, journalist, broadcaster, and writer
“A powerful new concept in personal development.”—The Bookseller