60-minute Teaching Video: Melanie shares a range of intimate, emotional, and sometimes hilarious stories that demonstrate that even when we establish goals and set our life's path, it doesn't always turn out like what we planned, and that's not a bad thing. Invite your friends over to watch it together!
Book Club Discussion Guide: Become your most genuine-self by following along with Melanie Shankle's chapter discussion questions. You'll dive deep into the importance of finding the bright side in being true to yourself, loving others, being brave, & more! Great for individual or group study.
First 3 Chapters (Audio + PDF):
(Audio + PDF): Start reading and listening to On the Bright Side immediately! Includes the audiobook and a PDF of The Bright Side of Finding Your People, The Bright Side of Giving Up on Comparing and Competing, and The Bright Side of Finding Yourself in the Middle.
Love better, feel richer, laugh more.
In a world that asks us if we’re Instagram-worthy, Melanie Shankle’s book offers hilarious reminders of down-home decency and heaven-sent grace.
Discover the bright side of aging gracefully, holding plans loosely, loving others well, and most of all, staying true to yourself in the messy, the mundane, and the unexpected happiness of a life well-lived.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Melanie Shankle writes regularly at The Big Mama blog and is the New York Times bestselling author of seven previous books, including Nobody’s Cuter than You and It’s All About the Small Things. Melanie is a graduate of Texas A&M and loves writing, shopping at Target, checking to see what’s on sale at Anthropologie, and trying to find the lighter side in every situation. Most of all, she loves being the mother of Caroline, the wife of Perry, and the official herder of two wild dogs named Piper and Mabel, who are the inspiration behind her first children’s picture book, Piper & Mabel, available February 25, 2020.