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New Book Release: Finding Hope in Turbulent Times

Updated: Jan 26

Optimism is a Choice | Alison Atkinson | INPress International
Optimism is a Choice | Alison Atkinson | INPress International


In these challenging times, the COVID-19 pandemic has affected us all in various ways. From the loss of loved ones to the disruption of our daily lives, the impact on our mental health and well-being cannot be ignored. It is crucial to address these issues and take care of our spirits during these trying times. This is why I have written a book that aims to provide guidance and support for those seeking solace and hope amidst the chaos. In this blog post, I am thrilled to announce the release of my new book, which delves into the importance of self-help and optimism in navigating through difficult situations.

Where to Buy

"Optimism is a Choice" is available for purchase at various online platforms and major bookstores. It is currently available on:


  2. Barnes and Noble

  3. Smashwords

  4. Kobo

  5. Scribd

  6. OverDrive Libraries

  7. Borrow Box

  8. Palace Marketplace

Additionally, you can find it at other major bookstores near you. I have made sure to make it easily accessible to readers across different platforms and locations.

Book Overview

"Finding Hope in Turbulent Times" is a book that explores the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on our mental health and offers practical advice on how to navigate through these challenging times. Drawing from personal experiences and insights gained during the pandemic, I aim to provide readers with a sense of hope and optimism.

Outline of the Book


  • The impact of the pandemic on mental health

  • The need for self-care and support

Understanding the Generational Divide

  • Exploring the characteristics of millennials

  • Gaining insights from the silent generations and baby boomers

Personal Journey through the Pandemic

  • Coping with unexpected challenges and miscalculations

  • Embracing new career paths and opportunities

The Power of Optimism

  • Choosing optimism in the face of adversity

  • Taking control of our own mindset

The Importance of Self-Help

  • Exploring the healing power of self-help books

  • Strategies for personal growth and resilience


  • Encouraging readers to find hope and strength within themselves

Book Excerpt

"In any time and situation, being optimistic is the best choice. We cannot control the outside world; all we have control is ourselves. The danger and chaos are real. But being optimistic or pessimistic is simply a choice that we have the free will to make. This is what I learned from my fiancé during the COVID-19 pandemic. I hope this book will help you navigate through tough situations and find hope in the midst of uncertainty."


"Optimism is a Choice" is a book that aims to provide solace, guidance, and optimism to readers facing the challenges brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic. It explores the importance of self-help, personal growth, and the power of optimism in overcoming adversity. If you are seeking support and inspiration during these difficult times, I invite you to grab a copy of my book, available on various platforms such as, Barnes and Noble, Smashwords, Kobo, Scribd, OverDrive Libraries, Borrow Box, Palace Marketplace, and other major bookstores. Let us embark on a journey of self-discovery and find hope together.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How can "Optimism is a Choice" help me during the pandemic?

  • A: This book offers practical advice and insights on navigating through challenging situations, providing a sense of hope and optimism.

Q: Can I purchase the book in physical format?

  • A: Yes, the book is available in both physical and digital formats, allowing you to choose your preferred reading experience.

Q: Is the book suitable for all age groups?

  • A: While the book primarily targets adults, the themes and lessons can be valuable for readers of various age groups.

Q: Are there any specific strategies mentioned in the book for coping with stress and anxiety?

  • A: Yes, the book provides practical strategies for managing stress, anxiety, and maintaining mental well-being.

Q: Can I find the book in my local bookstore?

  • A: Yes, "Optimism is a Choice" is available in major bookstores. However, availability may vary, so it is recommended to check with your local bookstore or order online.

Remember, even in the darkest of times, there is always hope. Let "Optimism is a Choice" be your guide towards a brighter future.


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