Taking the time to leave a positive review for a book you found value in is not only an act of kindness to the author, it’s an act of kindness to others who might find value in the book because of your review.
People sometimes have a tendency to beat down their ideas that they were once enthusiastic about. And as a result, they talk themselves out of taking action on things that could add value to their life. And in place of these ideas, they often do nothing – and so life goes on and nothing much changes.
Before you talk yourself out of things you are enthusiastic about by filling your head with doubt, ask yourself how avoiding fear & uncertainty will ultimately add value to your life. If it won’t, it might be time to consider that facing your doubts & fears is actually something that will still be good for you regardless of the outcome of your endeavor.
If you agree with a message, but don’t like how it’s communicated, understand that not everyone interprets information in the same way. A communication style that may be off-putting to some may be exactly what is necessary for it to be impactful to others.
It is nearly impossible to communicate with all people in the same way and have your words be just as impactful to every person who receives them.
Self-help books that cater to the masses, for example, are likely to miss those who need information communicated in a different fashion than most. Books that fill a niche tend to attract the kinds of readers who are drawn to a particular way something is communicated.
Insecurity is a spotlight. The more insecure you are about something the more visible it becomes to others. Conversely, the more comfortable you are with something the less people tend to notice it (or care).