Live Consciously Publishing Pokes Fun at Social Media Obsessed with “The Facebook Diet”

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Independent publisher, Live Consciously, announces the publication of their first UK title "The Facebook Diet" taking a tongue-in-cheek look at our love of social media.

The Facebook Diet

Bill Hicks noted that watching TV was like taking a can of black spray paint to your third eye, comparatively, using Facebook is like taking a Dyson to your free time!

With this laugh-out-loud gift book, “The Facebook Diet: 50 Funny Signs of Facebook Addiction and Ways to Unplug with a Digital Detox”, Live Consciously Publishing have created a handy Christmas gift for those family members, friends and colleagues who don’t quite know when to log-off!

Already a Moms Choice ® Gold award winner and USA Best Book award finalist, The Facebook Diet, by author and illustrator, Gemini Adams, features 50 hilarious cartoons that complete the question “You know you’re a Facebook addict when…” highlighting the most idiotic, embarrassing and cringe-worthy behaviours of our social media excess.

Full of funny digital detox tips that gently ‘poke’ at readers to occasionally ‘unplug’, this tongue-in-cheek look at our love of social media encourage us to examine the health of our high-tech habits and is guaranteed to bring a smile of recognition to Facebook junkies everywhere.

The first book in The Unplug Series® — a collection of seriously funny books for technology addicts, geeks and the overly wired world, The Facebook Diet is available on December 1st, 2013 for £6.99 from all major book retailers as paperback and eBook (ISBN: 9780955465635) and is featured in the Indiebound Christmas Books Catalogue humour section.

Adams, the author of several bestselling healthy living books says, “The struggle to focus, stay present and be really, deeply connected with others in this hyper-tech-connected world is a real and growing issue,” she adds, “Bill Hicks noted that watching TV was like taking a can of black spray paint to your third eye, comparatively, using Facebook is like taking a Dyson to your free time!” She hopes The Facebook Diet will ‘tickle’ readers into realising how unhealthy some of their social media use really is.

Forthcoming titles in The Unplug Series® for 2014 include: The Twitter Diet, The YouTube Diet and The Instagram Diet.

About Live Consciously Publishing

An independent publisher established in 2011 to publish inspiring, life-enhancing, mind-altering non-fiction books and media. Our small but growing list has received numerous awards and positive industry reviews. Live Consciously Publishing Ltd, is a privately held company headquartered in London, UK.

About Gemini Adams

A British artist, educator and award-winning author of several inspiring healthy living books, including the bestseller, The Top 100 Recipes for Happy Kids: Keep Your Child Alert, Focused, Active and Healthy (Duncan Baird, 2007), the multiple award-winning, Your Legacy of Love: Realize the Gift in Goodbye (Live Consciously, 2009) most recently The Facebook Diet (Live Consciously, 2013). Gemini's works have been translated into Spanish, Japanese and Chinese.

Her freelance articles have appeared in RED magazine, Women's Health, BOOM, Live It Natural,, and her work has been featured in The Huffington Post, The Today Show, Reuters, The San Francisco Chronicle, Take a Break, Female First, Geek Magazine, Campus Circle, Ecosalon, Family Health and Wellness Magazine and many others. Meet her @geminiadams

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