';I like to joke that when Shirley MacLaine was out on a limb, I was already out on a branch,' says Oscar- nominated actress, teacher, healer, and motivational speaker Diane Ladd. She brings her unique wisdom about life, health, love, family, and emotional well-being to this fascinating book. Reading this book is like having a cup of coffee in her comfy Austin, Texas, kitchen. In an earthy, charming, down-home way filled, with touching, moving, and downright hilarious observations and stories, this book explains how you can keep your life from spiraling out of control. ';I want to help save lives with this book,' Diane says. ';I feel that the ultimate gift is helping another person find the miracles that surround them.'