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Holistic Wealth (Expanded and Updated)

36 Life Lessons to Help You Recover from Disruption, Find Your Life Purpose, and Achieve Financial Freedom

by (author) Keisha Blair

foreword by Kelly Rutherford

Girl Friday Books
Initial publish date
Mar 2022
Women in Business, Success, Death, Grief, Bereavement
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    Publish Date
    Mar 2022
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Imagine a life where you are financially savvy and independent, living with purpose and generosity while inspiring others. 


Imagine facing life’s disruption with confidence, knowing how to regain your balance in times of uncertainty. By expanding on the teachings shared in the highly acclaimed first edition of her book and in her viral article, “My Husband Died at Age 34—Here Are 40 Life Lessons I Learned from It,” viewed by more than fifty million people globally, author Keisha Blair presents even more revolutionary strategies—curated for the challenges of today’s world—that will help you find balance and success. 


This updated edition of the classic book is fully revised throughout, and includes: 


  • A new foreword by iconic actress and activist Kelly Rutherford, star of Gossip Girl, Melrose Place, and Dynasty
  • Additional chapters on pandemic-related disruptions and how to face them 
  • More than 50 practical tips and case studies from trailblazers, luminaries, and readers (including Certified Holistic Wealth Consultants™ trained by Keisha Blair) who have increased their income, overcome disruption and setbacks, and reinvented themselves using the original book as a guide. 
  • New interviews from the Holistic Wealth Podcast with Keisha Blair 
  • A Holistic Wealth framework broken down into four easy parts to enable you to assess and build wealth in all areas of your life 

From financial stability and physical health to your emotional and spiritual connections with others, prosperity is more than just a number—it’s a way of living, and it’s yours for the taking.





About the authors

Keisha Blair is the award-winning, bestselling author of Holistic Wealth: 32 Life Lessons to Help You Find Purpose, Prosperity, and Happiness and the Holistic Wealth Personal Workbook. She is a trained economist with extensive experience in the public, private, and not-for-profit sectors. She is the founder of the Keisha Blair Institute on Holistic Wealth and is a graduate of the Executive Leadership Program at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government. Blair has been featured in the New York Times, Harvard Business Review, Essence Magazine, the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Real Simple, and many other publications. The first edition of Holistic Wealth has won multiple awards, including Finalist in the 2020 Best Book Awards and Finalist in the 2020 International Book Awards (self-help categories). Blair is the host of the Holistic Wealth Podcast with Keisha Blair and the Holistic Wealth segment on the nationally syndicated DailyFlashTV show, reaching more than seventy-five million people. Her work has touched the lives of millions around the globe.


Keisha Blair's profile page

Kelly Rutherford is best known to television audiences as Lily van der Woodsen on the hit show Gossip Girl, where she played the sophisticated, fashionable matriarch for all six seasons. She is also known for her roles on Melrose Place, Homefront, and The Adventures of Brisco County, Jr., as well as in the film Scream 3. Her most recent projects include playing Laura Wyatt in the ABC hit series Quantico and hosting an online talk show for The View. Rutherford is the cofounder of Sovereign Collective, a travel shopping experience that supports global entrepreneurs. She is an advocate for multiple women’s and children’s charities, including Step Up Women’s Network and Healthy Child Healthy World, and she is currently a member of the board of directors for Free Arts NYC. 

Kelly Rutherford's profile page


  • Winner, 2020 Best Book Award (Self- Help category)

Editorial Reviews

“The concept of establishing and living in alignment with a holistic wealth bank account is perhaps one of the most powerful and life changing ideas in the book.” —Real Simple 


“Keisha Blair’s game-changing book allows us to find courage to overcome fear and setbacks, strengthening our connections to the world.” —Kelly Rutherford, star of Gossip Girl, Melrose Place, and Dynasty 


“Such a moving excerpt from Keisha Blair’s book Holistic Wealth: ‘Our education system teaches about linearity, not about what to do when this linear pattern breaks, not where to look for resilience, not the art of recovery from disruption.’” —Arianna Huffington 


“Everyone should read Keisha Blair’s book [Holistic Wealth] and listen to her podcast.” —Eve Rodsky, New York Times bestselling author of Fair Play and Find Your Unicorn Space 


“This book should be required reading! Keisha Blair spells out precisely how we can achieve holistic wealth. This is sure to help YOU find purpose and have a more meaningful, happy life.” —Dave Kerpen, New York Times bestselling author of The Art of People and chairman of Likeable Media 


“None of us has as much time as we think we do—either to live for today or to plan for tomorrow. But we all have a lot to learn from Keisha Blair.” —Dr. Meg Jay, clinical psychologist, associate professor of human development at the University of Virginia, and bestselling author of The Defining Decade and Supernormal 


“I loved your book [Holistic Wealth]. It was incredible.” —Loren Ridinger, SEVP of SHOP.COM, founder of Motives Cosmetics, and Honorary Certified Holistic WealthTM Consultant 


“Financial wellness is often sought, but its tools are rarely taught! In Holistic Wealth, Keisha Blair provides interesting and important insights that can help us maximize deposits and minimize withdrawals from our holistic wealth bank accounts!” —Dr. Dinorah Nieves, PhD, a.k.a. “Dr. D,” coaching consultant on the Oprah Winfrey Network’s Iyanla: Fix My Life 


“This book will make you more wealthy, but in ways that actually matter. If you live by the wisdom within these pages, it is almost a guarantee that your life will become better. Dive head-first into this book if you want to learn to overcome challenges in your life, live more deeply, and even get more out of your money and relationships. I loved this book, and I’m confident you will, too.” —Chris Bailey, international bestselling author of Hyperfocus and The Productivity Project 


“Keisha Blair’s book Holistic Wealth is full of insight and wisdom, made all the more valuable because it’s been tested and refined through her unique experiences.” —Rhiannon Beaubien, managing editor of Farnam Street and Wall Street Journal bestselling author of The Great Mental Models series 


“An amazing story of resilience.” —Amy Gallo, contributing editor for Harvard Business Review and author of HBR Guide to Dealing with Conflict 


“This book is a page-turner. Really inspirational.” —Jen Rogers, award-winning anchor for Yahoo Finance’s The Final Round 


“We loved your book!” —Amy Baczkowski, Emmy Award–winning producer, seven-time Emmy nominee, and producer of The Mel Robbins Show 


“Using clear action-driven steps guided by the advice in many different fields, this book is a road map to living a more prosperous life. Whether you strive to be financially independent, inspire others, get healthy, or simply live the best life you possibly can, you will learn how to push past challenges and become a stronger version of yourself.” —BELLA magazine 


“Beautiful and well-written.” —Emily C. Johnson, deputy director of editorial strategy for Thrive Global


“Keisha Blair’s new book [Holistic Wealth] . . . makes prosperity look inviting and accessible.” —KJ Dell Antonia, New York Times bestselling author of The Chicken Sisters and How to Be a Happier Parent and former editor of “Well Family” at the New York Times 


“There is a little gem of wisdom on almost every page of this book. Nice work, Keisha Blair!” —Anne Dimon, editor-in-chief of Travel to Wellness and president of the Wellness Tourism Association 


“Absolutely everyone needs to take the time to slow down, breathe, and reorient yourself, but especially women dealing with trauma or change. Holistic Wealth will help you focus on rebuilding and reemerging into the world, on your terms.” —Holly Lörincz, bestselling author of Crown Heights 


“This book is about financial independence and so much more. Keisha Blair has a very powerful story, and people can really identify with [it]. I think many people can really use this story to help with what we have gone through [with COVID]. It’s a great book.” —Emma Chapman, co-founder of A Beautiful Mess 


“Deliciously inviting.” —Malena Crawford, bestselling author of A Fistful of Honey and Certified Holistic WealthTM Consultant 


“Keisha Blair’s book Holistic Wealth is a gift born of first-hand experience about how important it is to get your priorities straight and be intentional about creating the life you deserve. Holistic Wealth is an essential guide to the ‘art of recovery from disruption’ during an increasingly unpredictable and stress-inducing era. We all need this book.” —Kirsten Powers, CNN senior political analyst and New York Times bestselling author of Saving Grace and The Silencing