I first heard Rebecca Campbell on a podcast, I think it may have been a Hay House podcast. I remember thinking to myself “I like what this lady has to say”. I had clients who were reading her book Rise Sister Rise which followed Light is the New Black. I decided to buy both and I’ve just finished the latter.
Firstly I love the cover and layout of this book. The cover design is simplistic, it feels clean and gives off a pure energy. The cover material is also very tactile with a lovely feel. The pages are a crisp white with large clear font and short sections that can be read in just a couple of minutes…if I had 5 minutes spare before a client arrived I picked up this book. I personally love books that make it easier for the reader to digest in nuggets of wisdom and its easy on the eyes. I had originally picked up an Eckhart Tolle book to read and review then put it back in my cupboard when I saw the tiny print! That will have to come back out when I’m not feeling so lazy.
As someone who has been working in the spiritual field for 20 years I have to say I didn’t glean a huge amount of new information from this book…I kind of knew this message already BUT I did love the way the message was conveyed and therefore I still enjoyed the read and didn’t feel like I was wasting my time. I have also recommended it to a few of my newer students just coming into the spiritual world because it is so beautifully written. I would also recommend it to more experienced students who lack self-confidence and self-esteem or find it difficult to express/be their authentic self.
I liked the exercises in the book and will be using some of these questions in my Reiki Shares with students as a way to process, heal and develop. Questions such as
“Next time you are faced with a decision ask yourself this question:
Which solution lights me up?”
These kind of questions are really good when working with shamanic core processing. I advise readers get a beautiful journal that sings to them and work through the questions in the book.
“The Quieter you become,
the more you are able to hear”.
This is one of the quotes in the book along with other numerous well known spiritual writers. I have used resources suggested in the book like the music list. I was happy to find all the artists on Amazon Prime Music so if you are a Prime member you will have access to it. One of my favourite finds was Jai Jagdeesh – check her out! I haven’t accessed any of the meditations on her website yet, there is a free light sourcing meditation you can download but I already got the idea of that through the podcast.
So to summarise I would recommend this book, even if like myself you are not afraid to shine your Light and have been doing it for a while now. You will still enjoy the read and I think it is a good lesson in HOW TO write a good book. I am now going to start on her follow up book Rise Sister Rise. I am hoping there isn’t much repetition which I find can happen with a lot of further books. Look out for that review…
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