Forty-something immigration attorney moves through life-altering grief after her beloved mother dies from breast cancer. Questioning life purpose, Meg leaves her federal career to search for the lighthouse she saw in a vision before her mother passes, culminating in a 7-day pilgrimage on El Camino de Santiago in Spain.
Pam Grout, #1 New York Times best-selling author of E-Squared and The Course in Miracles Experiment
Meg's memoir is a must-read for anyone dealing with loss. Who knew when Meg and my path crossed that she would end up helping me with my own grief? I am grateful for Meg and all the magic she brings
Tal Ben-Shahar, Ph.D., New York Times best-selling author of Happier, No Matter What
In Butterfly Awakens, Meg Nocero takes us on a quest that is physical, intellectual, emotional, and spiritual. We join her as she journeys through fear and despair with courage and hope. Meg's metamorphosis becomes ours as it inspires us to transform our lives.
Amy Butler, editor-in-chief of Blossom
Meg takes us bravely through her extraordinary evolution by sharing how she moved through unimaginable grief and sadness with the loss of her mother and how this massive life experience shifted her world and opened her up to her soul's calling. Her beautiful vulnerability opens the door for all of us to peer into our heart and pay attention to its stirrings, inviting us in to discover our bliss. Meg reminds us that we all…
Tanya Mikaela, author of The Circle: A Woman’s Guide to Joy, Passion, and Authenticity
Butterfly Awakens celebrates a woman's journey to her authentic self as it illuminates the enduring bond between mother and daughter. . . .With this life-affirming memoir, Meg Nocero will become your soul sister, enthusiastically welcoming you into her world, as she lays her heart wide open on her journey to wholeness. She bravely reveals her own dark night of the soul, offering her readers permission to be beautifully and imperfectly human―to stumble, fall apart, grieve,…
Ruffina Oserio for Readers’ Favorite
Nocero lifts the veil and allows readers to see her vulnerable fragility, allowing her humanity to come across powerfully. But the path she describes in Butterfly Awakens gives hope to readers that change is possible, that they can get better, healed, fulfilled, and empowered.
Tammy Ruggles for Readers’ Favorite
Nocero brings you into her story with her amazing way with words, spirituality, and imagery causing you to connect with her experiences even though yours may be somewhat different.
Vincent Dublado for Readers’ Favorite
Nocero writes with raw emotion. Her capacity to cope and creative ability to seek change (including writing this book) is so inspiring that it takes solid footing in the notion that our lives must not stop just because we lost someone dearly beloved. You need to move on, but you should always take the memory of those who touched your life with you. Read it and see if it’s just another one of those memoirs.…
"I loved this book! I often struggle with dwelling on the negative in my life, even if it’s something really minuscule."
Midwest Book Review
"For anyone who is struggling with the stresses and disappointments that is the all to common lot of life today, author Meg Nocero's "The Magical Guide to Bliss: Daily Keys to Unlock your Dreams, Spirit and Inner Bliss" will prove to be a a lifeline leading us on a life-changing journey of self-discovery."
"...a motivational book that will change the way most of us see life and help us unlock the keys to personal growth, happiness, and success."
"In this debut self-improvement guide, Meg Nocero provides short, easily digestible wisdom about positive thinking and daily creative practices."