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Year of Yes

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By Shonda Rhimes

15 min


"Year of Yes" is a memoir written by Shonda Rhimes, the renowned television producer and creator of hit shows like "Grey's Anatomy" and "Scandal." The book chronicles Rhimes' personal journey of saying "yes" to new experiences and opportunities that pushed her out of her comfort zone.

In "Year of Yes," Rhimes shares her realization that she had been living in a state of fear and self-imposed limitations. Inspired by a simple challenge from her sister to say "yes" to everything for a year, Rhimes embarks on a transformative journey of personal growth and empowerment.

Throughout the book, Rhimes recounts the various situations and events she said "yes" to, including public speaking engagements, accepting compliments, and even appearing on talk shows. She shares the impact these experiences had on her confidence, relationships, and overall happiness.

"Year of Yes" is not just a memoir but also an inspiring call to action for readers to examine their own lives and consider the possibilities that open up when they embrace new opportunities. Rhimes' story encourages readers to step out of their comfort zones, challenge self-doubt, and live a more authentic and fulfilling life.

About the Author

Shonda Rhimes is an American television producer, television and film writer, and author. She is the creator, head writer, and executive producer of Grey's Anatomy, Private Practice, and Scandal. She has also served as the executive producer of How to Get Away with Murder, The Catch, and Off the Map. In 2015, Rhimes published her first book, a memoir, Year of Yes: How to Dance It Out, Stand in the Sun, and Be Your Own Person. In 2017, she signed a multi-year development deal with Netflix to produce a series of Netflix Originals.
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Year of Yes

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