And the Good News Is...: Lessons and Advice from the Bright Side

By Dana Perino

The runaway bestseller in hardcover is now to be had in paperback--with much more excellent news!
Thoughtful, inspiring, and infrequently fantastic, AND the good news IS . . . strains Dana Perino's not likely trip via politics and tv. it is a outstanding American story-made up of equivalent elements choice and clear-eyed optimism.

From dealing with specialist demanding situations and confronting own fears to stepping as much as a podium for a President, Dana has come to count on the unforeseen and has an uncanny skill to discover the excellent news in any difficult scenario. AND the excellent news IS . . . takes us from her Western early life in Wyoming and Colorado to an opportunity assembly on an aircraft that alterations her lifestyles completely. Then, with clean honesty and humor, she recounts her frustration with a string of unsatisfying jobs and dwelling conditions until eventually a key occupation tip leads her again to Washington, D.C. to paintings for the Bush Administration.

Dana additionally stocks the following her most sensible paintings and existence lessons-tips to help you to get your element throughout convincingly whereas permitting your personal grace and character to polish via. As an individual who nonetheless believes in operating jointly to resolve the issues our state faces, Dana bargains transparent, functional recommendation on how you can repair civility to our own and public conversations. the result's a desirable learn that may aid an individual turn into extra winning, effective, and joyously content material.

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I enjoyed sweet cigarettes and black licorice. ) while I acquired bored at the street journeys, I tormented Angie by means of retaining my ft in her face whereas she was once snoozing. at some point she bravely fought again and grabbed my white sock with the Bert and Ernie faces off my foot and threw it out the window. I couldn’t think she had the nerve to do this. I protested, yet we have been going quick at the road and my mom and dad didn't cease to return for my favourite sock. From my seat, I observed my mother smile. i believe they have been form of pleased with Angie for sticking up for herself. So used to be I, really. as with all different child, i attempted to slot in and that i longed to put on the models of the day. i needed denims with designs at the wallet and Izod shirts. My mom’s concept to economize used to be to iron on decals to the again wallet of my denims and a Lacoste alligator onto my shirts (she nonetheless has that alligator in her jewellery box). It used to be mortifying. She concept that nobody will be in a position to inform that i used to be donning fakes, yet I knew and it made me self-conscious round the “cooler childrens. ” My mom and dad indulged a few of my type wants, notwithstanding. I take note while headbands got here into kind within the Seventies, and whereas completely superfluous, my dad took me in his yellow stay away from pickup to a shop to pick my favourite. It was once simply my dad and me—Angie needed to remain domestic. I selected a white satin person who had a rainbow published on it and threaded with a gold braid. I wore it until eventually it used to be approximately brown and completely tired. I enjoyed that father-daughter time and imagine it’s so vital for younger women to assist them enhance self belief. other than outfits, I didn’t wish for a lot other than books. Weekly library journeys have been a deal with, and that i looked at the restrict. I’d learn of them within the motor vehicle at the means domestic. as soon as at objective, i ended Sheila the good through Judy Blume whereas my ma and pa did the buying. I take into account asking if I nonetheless had to pay for the book—I proposal that was once basically reasonable. After that, my mom and dad came upon a used bookstall the place i may purchase as many books as i needed. It wasn’t all learning for me. My mom and dad placed me in a tumbling membership on the YMCA as a baby, and that i took to it good. i used to be relatively reliable at gymnastics and later was once at the junior college of Denver staff. I had a ground exercise session to “The Entertainer” by means of Scott Joplin, and that i might do a couple of again handsprings in a row that made for a so-so functionality (no, i can't be acting this at the Five). I enjoyed the stability beam, yet struggled at the parallel bars. i used to be no longer more than enough to take it previous an beginner point, and that i moved directly to the football, basketball, and song groups. I wasn’t the simplest athlete, yet all of these actions helped me savour flexibility and energy, and i've exercised continuously so much of my existence. My mom and dad uncovered me to track, too. I took piano classes yet my left hand wouldn’t stay alongside of my correct. studying to learn song had advantages, although, and that i joined the church bell choir (which kills Gutfeld). notwithstanding i attempted out all of these varied activities and actions, i used to be most likely top at speaking.

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