Fierce Kindness: Be a Positive Force for Change

Help kindness become contagious. Uplift the world.

Shift the world from fear to love with a dose of Fierce Kindness: a movement of nonviolence poised to ignite positive change on a personal, community and global level. This uplifting guide inspires people to be effective warriors for positive change both within themselves and out in the world. Sections encouraging Accountability, Courage and Action guide the reader on a personal journey of transformation.

Read this book from cover to cover; pick it up randomly when you feel discouraged, sad, angry, bored or hungry. Allow the book to open to wherever it falls, and in that moment begin there. Write in this book; scrawl on it with pencil, pen or marker; fill it with your heart’s desires, thoughts and inquiries. Keep it with you so instead of reaching to your phone when you want a moment of distraction, use it to reach into your heart, direct your mind and transform your actions with Fierce Kindness.

Become a part of the Fierce Kindness movement of non-violence as an answer to the turbulent world in which we live.

Hardcover, 112 pages
7.2 by 9 inches

Praise for Fierce Kindness

“We are blessed with a simple and easy manual that can bring [Melanie Salvatore-August’s] wisdom, humor and practical advice into our lives. This book invites you into the kind of love that takes no prisoners—the kind of love that our world so desperately needs today.” 
—Katie Silcox, teacher and New York Times Best-Selling Author of Healthy, Happy, Sexy 

“Inspirational, heart-full, and just the tiniest bit butt-kicking, Fierce Kindness is a must-have on your bookshelf….This book can change your life.”
—Rachel Scott, author of Wit and Wisdom from the Yoga Mat

Fierce Kindness is a wonderful resource for anyone seeking a fresh, positive perspective on life….The teachings in this book will foster both personal and collective well-being.”
—Lisa Danylchuk, founder of Yoga for Trauma Online Training, and author of Embodied Healing: Using Yoga to Recover from Trauma and Extreme Stress and How You Can Heal: A Strength-Based Guide to Trauma Recovery

“When I experience Mel’s work, names like Brené Brown, Byron Katie, and Marianne Williamson come to mind. This sensible book is brimming with deep wisdom that will spark inspiration and groundedness in everyone from parents to young adults to functional healing skeptics to entrepreneurs to the elderly to the wildly successful. Could there be any greater gift than the sensation that WE ourselves have the tools to live a more peaceful, calm, less fearful and worrisome life…and all we need to do is unlock them? This book will get you there.”
—Sara Courter, Certified Nutritionist and yoga teacher

“Melanie Salvatore-August offers us yet another outlet to grapple with an uncertain future and find our way back to solid ground…[Salvatore-August] offers guidance, inspiration and a go-to place to explore our feelings.”
—Mary Corbin,

“Reminiscent of You Are a Badass by Jen Sincero and Brave Enough by Cheryl Strayed, Fierce Kindness by Melanie Salvatore-August is a movement of the power of choice…..If you choose to devour the book in one sitting, the five chapters and 99 pages will fly by.”
—Nicole Booz,

Fierce Kindness is a breath of fresh air. The book reminds us that we are in charge of our thoughts, and its pages are filled with empowering affirmations and advice to create the life we desire, and to find inspiration in everyday life….The beautiful design makes this book user-friendly, accessible, and engaging. With bold colors, pretty typography and cute illustrations, this pocket-sized gem is robust with a big heart.”
—Katie Ness,

“When was the last time you shone a little light in the world while simultaneously making your own life better?  In Fierce Kindness: Be A Positive Force for Change, Melanie Salvatore-August provides an easy to follow recipe to combine compassion and courage into an elixir of uplifting action.”
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“Original and informative, thoughtful and thought provoking, inspired and inspiring, impressively practical and directly applicable, Fierce Kindness: Be a Positive Force for Change is unreservedly recommended for personal, community, and academic library Self-Help/Self-Improvement collections.”
—Margaret Lane, Midwest Book Review

“[Fierce Kindness] offers a chance to indulge in self-reflection, broaden our thinking, and learn how to radiate good vibes everywhere we go. It’s a quick read, yet one we keep re-reading, as a daily reminder to consciously make an effort to spread kindness, positivity, and a little sunshine every day.”
—Whirl magazine