Book Review & Giveaway: The Personal Excellence Book

Posted on 08 September 2010

Update: The winners have already been chosen for this giveaway. They are:

  • Connie Browning
  • Matt Child

A while back I published a post called 60 Things to Be Grateful for in Life that was written by a talented, insightful writer. Celestine Chua had previously contributed a post called 6 Timeless Principles to Deal with Resistance and Excel in Life.

This combination of topics speaks volumes about Celes. She has the uncanny ability to motivate people to pursue their dreams while also inspiring them to be present, grateful, and humble.

Before starting The Personal Excellence Blog, Celes had a successful corporate career that left her feeling unfulfilled. She took a risk that would terrify most people, leaving that security to start The School of Personal Excellence.

Since then, Celes has built a blog with 10,000 subscribers and garnered significant media coverage

In her nearly two years coaching clients, conducting peak performance seminars, and blogging, Celes has created a vast resource of articles about finding your purpose, forming smart habits, pursuing goals,  managing emotions, and developing people skills.

To say she is a thorough writer would be an understatement.

Celes explores potential obstacles and effective techniques in explicit detail, building upon her own experiences and offering practical tips you can apply right now, no matter where you are in your own personal development.

She has no fear when it comes to putting herself out there. This is clearly her greatest passion in life, and she goes all in, all the time.

After exploring the different parts of her site, I was immediately impressed by Celes’ commitment to her purpose. As someone who runs a frequently updated website, I can appreciate the time and attention that takes–and I publish a lot of contributions from other writers.

Somehow with her busy coaching schedule, Celes has found the time to not only build a personal development road map of epic proportions, but also respond to reader questions to help them apply what they’ve learned.

The Personal Excellence Book, an eBook available on her site for $24.95, is the culmination of her efforts over the last two years. It includes 110 of the best articles from her blog and 10 never before published articles.

And it’s massive.

I must admit that at first I found the prospect of a nearly 800-page eBook overwhelming. However, when I saw the table of contents, I decided the book would be a wonderful resource to access over time as I needed assistance in the specific subject areas.

I can say with absolute certainty Celes is one of the most inspiring bloggers online today. She is fearless, dedicated, passionate, and wise beyond her years. Her writing helps you establish your own personal excellence, whatever that means to you, so that you can live a life that feels fulfilling and meaningful.

Mark Twain wrote, “Really great people make you feel that you, too, can become great.”

That’s Celes. If you enjoyed her contributions here, you will find her eBook motivational, empowering, and perhaps even life-changing.

To win a copy of The Personal Excellence Book:

1. Comment below.

2. Enter your email address for the new Tiny Buddha List.

For an extra entry, tweet:

RT @tinybuddha Review & Giveaway: The Personal Excellence Book

You can enter until midnight on Sunday, September 12th. I will choose two winners using Randomizer and announce them on Monday, September 13th.

Please Note: This is an eBook, meaning you will receive a PDF file, not a physical book.

FTC Disclosure: I receive complimentary books for reviews and interviews on, but I am not compensated for writing or obligated to write anything specific. I am an Amazon affiliate, meaning I earn a percentage of all books purchased through the links I provide on this site.

About Lori Deschene

Lori Deschene is the founder of Tiny Buddha and Recreate Your Life Story, an online course that helps you let go of the past and live a life you love. Her latest bookTiny Buddha's Gratitude Journal is available for pre-order now. For daily wisdom, follow Tiny Buddha on Twitter, Facebook & Instagram..

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