The Shades of Missing You by Vironika Tugaleva

THE SHADES OF MISSING YOU

COMING SOON: NOVEMBER 11, 2019 (PRE-ORDERS NOW OPEN)

Not only a collection of poems but also a story of what happens when the burden of missing a past lover is placed into poetry’s hands. These poems will take you through all the shades of that deep, unquenchable longing for the embrace of a past lover. It is a book about desire, loss, self-love, and forgiveness. Ultimately, it is about healing.  

FROM THE INTRODUCTION:

“For years, I was having dreams about my first love. I would wake up longing for closure. I figured the dreams would fade over time, but almost twelve years later, they began to get stronger. I would wake up longing for the magnets that pulsed so powerfully within me all those years ago.

I made a decision to write a poem every time I missed him. So, I did. I expected it to help. I didn’t expect it to have as much of an impact as it did.

If there’s anything that I can hope to inspire in readers of this collection, it is this: if something hurts, make art from it. You never know where it might lead you.”

The Art of Talking to Yourself by Vironika Tugaleva is now available in paperback and ebook. Start reading it at www.vironika.org/selftalk.

THE ART OF TALKING TO YOURSELF

This might look like a self-help book. It might even read like one. Once you dive into its pages, however, you’ll find some differences. Unlike others of its kind, this book does not promise results or give expert opinions. It is neither a miracle cure nor a magic potion. It doesn’t pretend to have all the answers.

This might look like a self-help book. It might even read like one. Once you dive into its pages, however, you will find some differences. Unlike others of its kind, this book does not promise results or give expert opinions. It is neither a miracle cure nor a magic potion. It does not pretend to have all the answers.

Rather, this book is a plea for self-trust and a gentle guide to self-awareness. Instead of helping you become who you think you should be, The Art of Talking to Yourself hopes to introduce you to someone more interesting: who you are.

So this book will not fix you. But if the words herein have their intended effect, you will flip the last page realizing that you do not need to be fixed. This book, rather than a cure, is an exploration—a curious adventure into your inner mystery. If it inspires you to understand yourself better, it has done its job.

THE LOVE MINDSET

After a decade-long struggle with mental distress, addiction, eating disorders, and profound self-hatred, Vironika Tugaleva faced a choice: change or die. Reluctantly, she chose to change.

Nothing could have prepared her for what came next.

Vironika’s life as a suffering cynic ended when she found herself having a spiritual awakening. Drawing from first-hand experience, what Vironika says in this important and timely book isn’t fanciful fluff or indoctrinating dogma. Her approach to healing, love, and spirituality is unconventional, deep, and refreshingly real.

Winner of the Readers’ Favorite silver medal for best self-help book of 2013, The Love Mindset offers a surprisingly simple look at how we can heal our relationships with ourselves and with each other.

If you feel like you’re too broken to fix, hold out your last shred of hope and give Vironika a try. She won’t disappoint you. She will teach you about the power of love, the purpose of life, and the potential of people united.

She will show you to yourself.