What’s in a letter? The best self-improvement books I’ve read are scattered all over my house with loads of letters before and after the author’s names. I love self-improvement books. Some are religious (Lysa TerKeurst), some research-based (Brene Brown), and some are just inspirational stories (Anne Lamont). The idea people can overcome ridiculous situations and still be good humans is amazing to me. Certainly, hearing how people have done it and gathering tips I can use in my life is inspirational.
I have never found one book with all the answers. Please, no one comment with The Bible either. Even that leaves me scratching my head and not fully sure how to handle some situations in life at times. Therefore, I don’t think there really is a one size fits all book, which is actually pretty awesome in my opinion. That means we’re all capable of doing great things in our own way. I really like that.
I was looking at the self improvement section at the bookstore recently and I noticed many books are written by people with many letters after their names. A few I see often include Ph.D, L.M.S.W., and M.D.. I know what they mean, these people worked really hard for those letters and I respect them. Besides, what’s in letter?
Other letters people should get
I also love how the aisle is also full of people with no letters after their names. They have a lot of info and wisdom to share also. As a result, I’d like to give them letters after their names too. Therefore, I started brainstorming a few:
B.T.S. – Been through Shit.
B.H.B – Been to Hell & Back
C.M.T.U – Can’t Make This Up
B.A.W – Bad Ass Woman
N.M.F.R. – Not My First Rodeo
P.O. – Prays Often
L.J. – Leaning on Jesus
M.L.B. – Momming like a Boss
F.Y.S. – Funny Yet Smart
Think I could add some to my byline? Danielle Peterson – B.T.S., B.H.B, L.J.
So what’s in a letter? What other letters can we bestow on people and what would yours says?