Demi Lovato promised “big news” last week, and this week, she delivered! Yesterday, the singer and “X Factor” judge introduced her upcoming motivational book, aptly titled “Staying Strong.” Peep the video announcement, then read up on other celebs who are also inspirational authors.
+ Demi Lovato Is “Staying Strong”
“Staying Strong,” due out November 19, will be a collection of 365 quotes alongside Demi’s personal daily insights. Demi has been to the moon and back in her 21 years of life, and no doubt has a lot of wisdom to give to others. “One of the things that’s helped me in my recovery is taking every day one day at a time,” she said in a Keek vid about the book. “I’m a firm believer of starting the day right with an inspirational quote and sort of a morning mediation. So I’ve put together 365 of my favorite quotes and a little morning meditation for everybody.”
+ Vinny Guadagnino Can “Control the Crazy”
Vinny Guadagnino‘s “Control the Crazy: My Plan to Stop Stressing, Avoid Drama, and Maintain Inner Cool” is all about overcoming anxiety, from which he suffers. “I was happy to shed light on it,” he said of the book. “Sometimes you feel like this and you’re like, ‘What the hell is wrong with me?’ The main message here is that I’ve overcome this. I’m not really an anxious person 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. I go through [it] sometimes and I use what I learn to overcome it.” ‘Cause GTL can’t fix everything!
+ Mindy Kaling Wonders, “Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (and Other Concerns)”
In her book, TV writer and actress Mindy Kaling asks a question we’ve all posed to ourselves before: “Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me?” This hilarious yet inspiring collection of essays documents an array Mindy’s struggles and triumphs over the years — from growing up in an immigrant family, to her stint as a Ben Affleck impersonator, to learning to accept her body while longing to be accepted by boys. Check it out if you’re in need of a little motivation and a whole lotta LOLs. She did write for “The Office,” after all.
+ Jane Lynch Welcomes “Happy Accidents”
“Glee” boss lady Jane Lynch knows all about “Happy Accidents.” For example, do you know how she got her gig hosting the Emmys? She happened to be on the same flight as Emmy producer Mark Burnett, and obvi charmed the pants off of him. Well, not exactly off of him: The book discusses Jane realizing she was lesbian at a very young age, and how she came to accept it. The 53-year-old actress also opens up about overcoming alcoholism way back in ’91. Although her life hasn’t always been filled with “Glee,” Jane takes everything in stride and her book encourages readers to do the same.
Click the action links below if you often wonder “Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me?” but wanna learn to “Stay Stronger,” “Control the Crazy” and appreciate all of life’s “Happy Accidents.”
Check out Demi's page on Half Of Us, where she uses her voice to help other speak up about emotional health issues.
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