Blog Entries by Amy Young

Amy Young

Amy Young wants to help people find the sweet spot between burn out and rust out with ongoing personal and professional development. Founder of Global Trellis, co-founder of Velvet Ashes, she personally blogs at Messy Middle, and is the author of four books (Looming TransitionsLove, Amy, Enjoying Newsletters, and Getting Started. You too can live in your sweet spot.

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Off We Go

A Book Review

A resource to help you and your family say “Off we go!” with more confidence and connectedness.

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Dangers, Pitfalls, Connection, and Hope During Transition

This is not where you want to be. This is not where you thought you’d be. This was not your plan.

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“What If” Is Here: Global Trellis

You need a place for your soul to be breath, your head to be engaged, and your heart to stay tender. You need Global Trellis.

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7 Reasons I Liked “China: A History” (and 1 Warning)

A go-to resource for those wanting a brief overview of Chinese history or are looking for an engaging textbook for young students.

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Three “T” Reasons to Read “The Tea Girl”

If you enjoy a hot cup of tea and historical fiction, then this book is for you! 

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Home, James

A Book Recommendation

"It takes more than a passport to feel at home."

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One Last Summer Reading Recommendation

It’s September and the autumn semester has started for most students, but before the leaves start to turn and the temperature plunges, we have one more summer reading book recommendation for you.

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Looming Transitions, the Back Story

Preparing to go overseas or getting ready to return to your passport country? This book is for you.

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Best Christmas Advice: Act One and Act Two

Pondering the incarnation in a cross-cultural setting.

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A Non-Cook Reviews 3 Chinese Cookbooks

Three cookbooks everyone who is interested in China—cooks and non-cooks alike—should know about.