Have you ever felt as though you were just going through the motions in life? Just drifting. We all can fall into the safety and comfort of our daily lives. These lives may have been created by others. We may have fallen into place instead of chasing our dreams. From Drift to SHIFTby Jody B. Miller shows us what is possible. We can start shifting to create the life that we want. This book embodies the can do spirit of success. If you are stuck in negative self thoughts, this book is for you. From Drift to SHIFT gives inspiration and shows us that when it comes to success it does not matter what your background is, where you came from, or how much money you have. You can succeed. Tear off the hundred reasons why goals can’t be accomplished. Throw away all of your assumptions of who winners are. This book shines a light on the determination and the tenacity of people who did not let setbacks hold them back. Jody B. Miller, a professional job and life coach tackles drift in our lives with clarity and sincerity. She proclaims “we can let life happen to us or we can make life happen for us.” As a life long learner and self improvement seeker, I enjoyed reading about the courageous people who overcame the odds to succeed. Sometimes we can get stuck in our heads and freeze. We may drift. From Drift to Shift is broken into four parts each building on the other as a type of road map to success. In part one, called why shift Jody asks us some probing questions to get us thinking about the path of our lives. She also quotes a Harvard study to help us see why most of us do not make personal improvements. Then she takes us through the lives of the founders of iFoster an organization that helps children navigate from life as a foster child to life in the adult world. In shift happens, we follow the life of Emilee a cancer survivor. In part two when to shift, Jody takes us to the edge of life and back again. Part three how to shift shows us we have a choice to make the most of the life we have. A chance to tackle the day and be kind to ourselves no matter what. The last part after the shift helps us cope with the ups and downs in life. Jodi encourages us to be kind to ourselves and embrace the path we are on and to enjoy the shift. It encourages us to connect with our past and enjoy life in the present. With this book, I felt empowered and motivated to make my own steps forward to success. This book is full of inspirational stories of people who struggled, had setbacks and were still able to reach their goals in life. I give From Drift to Shift 4 out of 4 stars. Everyone should read this book.