What people are saying about How to Calm the Hell Down & Be Happy…

“A roadmap back to our individual and collective sanity, delivered with humor and a touch of irony.”

“If you’re looking for easy to perform tips and expert advice on how to calm down and reduce stress, and have a few laughs along the way, I wholeheartedly recommend this book!” – RJ Clark, Goodreads

“A funny read with an ironic approach to life.” – Readers’ Favorite

“Whether you’re ‘spiritual’ or a ‘realist,’ Ilene has synthesized a road-tested, practical, yet inspiring manual for life. I highly recommend this soulful pick-me-up, whichever side of the fence you’re on. You’re welcome.” – Deb Chamberlin, The Awakened Artist

“The meditation chapter is right on accurate.” – Peter Trivelas, Teacher, David Lynch Foundation

“Incredibly informative and helpful book, that’s also delightful and funny to read.” – The Three Tomatoes Book Review

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How to Calm the Hell Down and Be Happy

  • Is stress keeping you up at night?
  • Do you want to be calmer, but you don’t’ know where to begin?
  • Do you contemplate trying yoga and meditation while your inner voice is saying, “Never gonna happen?”

Then How to Calm the Hell Down and Be Happy is for you.

After years of worrying about, well, everything, Ilene Angel embarked on a necessary journey to transform her life into a calmer and happier one.

Trying many of the commonly recommended remedies for stress relief and anxiety, she found herself frustrated by the lack of anything resembling meaningful change.

So she began asking herself questions, like “What would I need to believe to be calmer and happier?” And “What do I need to let go of to get there?”

The result is How to Calm the Hell Down and Be Happy Practical Wisdom from a Recovering Worrier. A first of its kind survival guide, it combines profound life-changing concepts with humor, because no one said transformation can’t be funny.


Book-coverFLATIn Search of George Stephanopoulos

– A True Story of Life, Love, and the Pursuit of a Short Greek Guy –
by Ilene Angel

After a series of bad blind dates, the author determines that Mr. Right could potentially be George Stephanopoulos (who is single at the time). So she sets out to try to meet him…while simultaneously pursuing a music career in Nashville.

What ensues on this hilarious journey chock full of celebrity encounters, is a series of adventures that ultimately lead to self-discovery, a hit song, and proof that when you follow your dreams, anything is possible.



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