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Leslie is one of the millions of Eat, Pray, Love readers who have felt inspired by Liz's journey. "Eat, Pray, Love was like a jolt for me, a call to action," she says. The 38-year-old mother of two says she was on the fence about running an upcoming marathon in Paris—but after finishing the book, she booked the ticket. "Once I read Eat, Pray, Love I just really resonated with what Liz said in the book about really taking time for yourself and honoring and celebrating yourself," Leslie says. After the marathon, Leslie was motivated to take up Bikram yoga again. "Now it's more than just a grueling physical workout for me. It's a time for me to meditate and pray."