LAS VEGAS, NV (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Available now, “The Journey” (ISBN 0-9748988-0-5) is a moving story that chronicles the life of Annie, a mom who takes on the challenge of building a home-based business as she strives to blend career and family. The book’s author, Julie Abarzua says: “This enchanting story is a thoughtful and inspiring gift for the busy woman in your life this holiday season!”

(c) Send2PressJulie embarked on her own journey a few years ago that led her in a new direction both personally and professionally. She admits that Annie is based on her own experiences as a mother working outside the home while raising her children. Her struggle is one that is repeated across the country by thousands of parents every day. “Like me, Annie found her solution by starting and successfully running a home-based business that afforded her the time and income necessary to blend her career and family life,” says Julie.

Born and raised in Los Angeles, Julie spent much of her professional career focused on encouraging and directing young people toward living their best lives. Married to her husband Kurt in 1986, they are raising their two sons in Las Vegas where she stays busy as a consultant and inspirational speaker, and continues to build her home-based business.

As a successful businesswoman, Julie decided to self-publish “The Journey” with help from friends, and other successful writers. “I hope ‘The Journey’ will provide insight and inspiration to others; especially moms working outside the home.”

Reviews indicate she will be equally successful as an author.

“The Journey is a riveting work of fiction that women and couples everywhere will readily identify with. I’m giving you fair warning… once you pick up ‘The Journey,’ you won’t be able to put it down. So pour a cup of tea, park yourself in your favorite reading spot, and enjoy!” says Belinda Thompson, Las Vegas.

“In ‘The Journey,’ the author [has] done the same thing I sought to do in my book, only better! …Brilliant… The Journey is not as much a book you will ‘read,’ it is a book you will ‘feel,'” says John Milton Fogg, author of “The Greatest Networker in the World.”

The book is available at www.BelieveInTheJourney.com

News issued by: Julie Abarzua

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