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I've Been Thinking...Reflections, Prayers, and Meditations for a Meaningful Life

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A book of reflections for those seeking wisdom, guidance, encouragement, and inspiration on the road to a meaningful life

As a prominent woman juggling many roles, Maria Shriver knows just how surprising, unpredictable, and stressful everyday life can be.

In this moving and powerful book, she shares inspiring quotes, prayers, and reflections designed to get readers thinking, get them feeling, get them laughing, and help them in their journey to what she calls The Open Field--a place of acceptance, purpose, and passion--a place of joy.

I've Been Thinking . . . is ideal for anyone at any point in her life. Whether you feel like you've got it all together or like it's all falling apart--whether you're taking stock of your life or simply looking to recharge, this is the book you will turn to again and again. Like talking with a close friend, it's the perfect companion--an exceptional gift for someone looking to move forward in life with hope and grace.


Maria Shriver is the mother of four, a Peabody Award-winning and Emmy Award-winning journalist and producer, the author of six New York Times bestselling books and a bestselling coloring book, an NBC News Special Anchor, and founder of The Women's Alzheimer's Movement. When she's not thinking or writing, she can be found hanging with her kids.


This book is full of hope, inspiration, wisdom--from a woman [who] embodies all that she writes. Such a wonderful read.

Shriver tackles motherhood, faith, acceptance, and more in her search for how we can all live a more meaningful life. With quotes, prayers, and personal anecdotes, this book feels like a long walk with a close friend.

An uplifting collection. . . intimate and thought-provoking.


Sometimes, we could all use a read that makes us feel good and inspired. . . . a collection of moving quotes and reflections from Maria Shriver designed to get you through whatever journey you're on.
Hello Giggles

The honesty of this uplifting book will please Shriver's established readership as well as new readers looking for inspiration.
Publishers Weekly

Maria Shriver is a beacon of compassion and understandinga life force.
Tom Brokaw

This book is superb. Shriver teaches all of us in the graduate program of life to seek meaning through the joy of following your heart. Just the kind of advice a heart surgeon cherishes.
Mehmet Oz, MD

In I've Been Thinking . . . Shriver serves up golden nuggets of wisdom, honesty, and inspiration that take us out of our individual worlds and connects us to what's important, true, and meaningful in the journey of being human.
Mark Hyman, MD; director, Cleveland Clinic Center for Functional Medicine

Maria Shriver is a person of unusual compassion, intelligence, and honor. If you want to feel uplifted, inspired, and comforted, read it. This book, like its author, is a precious gift to the world.
Martha Beck

Thought-provoking, spirited, a deep and personal message to help one discover a meaningful and joyful life.
Deepak Chopra

If you are feeling stuck, lost, or you just need a pick-me-up, this is the book for you. Shriver's wisdom will fill you up.
Hoda Kotb, co-anchor, The Today Show