Live unapologetically, fearlessly, and fabulously!
Get ready to discover and implement practical, fierce, and fun ways to manifest your desires in every personal and professional sphere. With verve and heart, Permission Granted illustrates proven paths from “you couldn’t possibly” to “just watch me!” You’ll begin to deeply understand who you are and what you have been through, moving toward self-compassion and learning to give yourself the care and support you may have lacked.
Author Regina Louise took herself from a childhood in solitary confinement in a residential treatment center to college and the creation of several successful businesses. She now works to show others how to dream and do no matter what. Her book is undeniably inspirational for anyone striving to get out from under limiting beliefs — their own as well as others’.
“Louise’s upbeat tone is undeniably motivational . . . Readers will discover simple, effective ways for defining a personal sense of purpose here.” — Publishers Weekly
“If you’re looking for something wild and bold that will have you leaping up to give yourself permission to be who you are meant to be, Permission Granted is your new go-to resource. Grab hold and get ready for the life you thought was only for others while realizing it is meant for you as well.” — New Spirit Journal
“You will be completely captivated by this book.” — from the foreword by Dr. Margaret Paul, bestselling author of Inner Bonding
“If you’ve ever wondered how you can love and show courage even when things are not going your way, wonder no more. Regina Louise has you covered — in style and with engrossing storytelling and encouraging words.” — Susie Moore, author of Stop Checking Your Likes
“Anyone who has read and loved Regina Louise’s luminous self-revelations in her memoirs will need to have this book. Whether she’s talking about power, loyalty, integrity, or of course love, Regina is sharp, witty, clear-eyed but never self-pitying, and frequently hilarious. This is a book that every woman should have. Her words will lift you up!” — Jane Ganahl, author of Naked on the Page and cofounder of Litquake festival
“There is no one better suited than Regina Louise to show us that we have the power to make our dreams come true. Her personal stories of thriving in the face of trauma, paired with her no-nonsense, practical advice, will motivate you to be inspired by your challenges and to embrace your best self with kindness and kick-ass courage.” — Richard Dry, author of Leaving and professor of English and creative writing, Las Positas College
“This is the kind of book that changes lives. Regina Louise not only gives us permission to live our best lives, she also offers chapter-by-chapter strategies for granting that permission to ourselves. Regina Louise is sassy, insightful, compassionate, wickedly funny, and a born storyteller. I guarantee: once you start reading this book, you won’t be able to stop.” — Hope Edelman, author of Motherless Daughters and The AfterGrief
“Regina Louise has created an owner’s manual for personal empowerment and self-love. Ever met someone so fierce and fabulous that you wanted to know how to capture that light for yourself??? That is how I felt when I heard Regina reading her last book. With Permission Granted she shares pages of strategies to find your own light source. During times like these, what could be more valuable?” — Kari Byron, TV personality, producer, and author of Crash Test Girl
“Regina Louise reminds us that self-love is the foundation of freeing our minds and souls from the binds that we place on ourselves. Granting yourself permission to love and appreciate who you are can be one of the hardest trials of your life.” — Ashley Blank, founder of Adventures in Literature
“Wow, wow, wow! Regina Louise is the real deal, a ray of sunshine in the self-help field! She has ‘done the work’ of emotional mastery. Her audacity to love herself and give you strategies to do the same is genius.” — Maureen Healy, author of The Emotionally Healthy Child
“Part memoir, part ‘speak up for yourself’ manifesto, Permission Granted provides a powerful blueprint for how to love yourself, love your voice, and use your one precious life to live your legacy. Regina Louise will help you heal from self-doubt and step into the life you were born to lead.” — Alexia Vernon, author of Step into Your Moxie
“Regina Louise takes us on a warrior’s journey and bares all in daring to share the anguish, pain, and ecstasy of her path to self-acceptance and self-love. She invites us to do the same with her handbook of tools to navigate that uncharted wilderness in each of us — the interior of our own souls. Her words are an invitation and a challenge to be all that we can be and a celebration of the exultant triumph of manifesting our dreams. Permission Granted is a searing firebrand of a book, and even if you never practice one technique, to spend time here is to feel something unforgettable — Regina’s love.” — Yvonne Chotzen, film producer, corporate trainer, and founder of Chotzen Communications
“No matter what, a voice of truth and love will be heard above the din and noise of ordinary life. That’s why Regina Louise stands out as an authentic voice of intention and positive action. She has discovered and given herself permission to live the ‘kick-ass strategies’ of self-love and courageous possibility. Now, with a desire to empower whoever seeks to know, she generously shares her strategies with us.” — Liza Ingrasci and Raz Ingrasci, Hoffman Institute Foundation
“In Permission Granted, Regina Louise relates the journey of her lessons learned and puts them right at your fingertips. You’ll put this book down inspired, moved, and armed with practical strategies that will allow you to live your life in a fuller way!” — Steve Pemberton, author of A Chance in the World and The Lighthouse Effect
“Regina Louise is the real deal. She is the wise, irreverent, loving, funny aunt you always wanted. This book has so much wisdom packed into it, but unlike other self-help books, she offers real, accessible tools to make her wisdom your own. This is the permission slip we all need to live with unapologetic boldness.” — Laura McKowen, author of We Are the Luckiest