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Book Blitz: The Mystery of the Squashed Self

Today I’m sharing a book promotion ahead of the book launch on 1st April 2021 of The Mystery of the Squashed Self by Trisha Lewis.

Are you a frustrated, but fabulous, female business owner who feels like you are losing a grip on your passion, personality and power?

Are you feeling stuck in the traps of people-pleasing, blurred boundaries and conformity?

Are you driven, but don’t feel like you are in the driving seat? Stop!

You are self-squashing.

This book will get you unsquashed. You will feel released as the REAL you with a business that thrillingly thrives rather than sort of survives.


Book Cover Notes

This is for frustrated female small business owners who deserve more rewards for their efforts. Why the confidence dip? Why the sense that you are having your personality squashed? Where has your motivation gone?
A business book with a difference.
What is the psychology behind self-worth draining people-pleasing and comparing?
Enter Investigator Lewis and the stories of 8 small business owners. Then marvel at the way Professor P takes the investigator’s notes and reveals the drivers of the emotions that drive the behaviours.
The stories are of everyday business life – from networking to marketing frustrations. By bringing the stories to life through character and dialogue, the author makes them eminently relatable.
The recommendations and ‘crack your own case’ exercises are action focused – step by step fear beating actions to unsquash yourself and achieve success that has authentic you at the heart.
This is not a ‘do it like this’ business book – it is a ‘self-awareness and ‘why’ answering book.
A fun read for serious professional development.

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Pre-order your copy today – Publication Day 1st April 2021

About The Author

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Author Trisha Lewis – Photograph by Hattie Miles

Communication coach, actor and business owner, Trisha Lewis, empowers women to find and be their ‘unsquashed self’ – released from the ‘shoulds’ and ‘self-doubt spirals’.

Trisha has a background as a freelance actor, entertainer, speaker and story facilitator. She set up her communication coaching business in 2016 – at the age of 59. She now works with women starting or growing their own business – with soul and originality.

Trisha pulls on her life and business growing experiences along with common themes in her client work – to ensure her written and spoken resources resonate. This includes her popular  ‘Make it Real’ podcast.

‘The Mystery of the Squashed Self’ is Trisha’s first full-length book – and true to form it brings the challenges of 8 fictional, but reality-based, business owners to life. The common link being ‘self-squashing’.  Trisha took her own advice when deciding to write a business book that didn’t follow the standard style!  

Trisha lives by the seaside on the south coast of the UK with her husband. Her children are all grown up and she has no pets – other than the robotic vacuum cleaner which she admits to talking to.

Where to Buy

Amazon UK

Book Blitz The Mystery of the Squashed Self
Pre-order Your Copy Today – Publication Day 1st April 2021
Further Book Info:
  • Published Date:1 April 2021
  • Publisher: Trisha Lewis
  • Page Count: 168

Thanks to Kelly & Meggy @lovebooksgroup for inviting me onto the Book Blitz.



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