Eat, Pray, Love – Elizabeth Gilbert
About the Author:
Elizabeth M. Gilbert,47, is an American author, essayist,short story writer, biographer, novelist,and memoirist. She started her career as a journalist.Her books have received several notable prizes.
Why this Book:
The memoir of how she left behind all the outward marks of success, and set out to explore three different aspects of her nature, against the backdrop of three different cultures:
🍲 pleasure in Italy,
📿 devotion in India, and
💓a balance between worldly enjoyment and divinetranscendence on the Indonesian island of Bali.
“One Woman’s Search For Everything across Italy, India and Indonesia”
Story of the book:
A travelogue to Italy, India, and Indonesia. It’s also a trip into self-hood, an attempt to understand who she is and what she wants in the wake of a broken marriage.
Elizabeth Gilbert tells how she made the difficult choice to leave behind all the trappings of modern American success (marriage, house in the country, career) and find, instead, what she truly wanted from life.
This is made as a film of the same name featuringJulia Roberts and let us compare it with the videos.
Eat 🍲 @ ITALY:
“Gilbert explored the art of pleasure in Italy “
She moves to Italy and starts to understand the art of pleasure by exploring various foods across the city.
“Gilbert explored the art of devotion in India“
She invokes spiritual reality within herself and finds inner peace
“Gilbert explored the art of balancing the two in Bali“
She found true love in Bali – A Brazilian business man.
Life Lessons we can learn from her novel:
💢IT IS NEVER TO LATE TO FIND
YOURSELF, OR REINVENT YOURSELF
💢HAPPINESS IS ALL A STATE-OF-MIND.
💢IT IS VERY IMPORTANT TO TAKE OUT TIME FOR YOURSELF
💢YOU HAVE TO LEARN TO SELECT YOUR THOUGHTS
💢DON’T BE AFRAID OF CHANGE, IT IS BOUND TO COME
💢BUILD THE LIFE YOU WANT, NOT THE LIFE THAT EVERYONE EXPECTS YOU TO HAVE
The below video shows her interview where she expresses her view on “Finding Your Passion”
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