The Art Of Resilience follows the savage, “rhino neck” human being, Ross Edgley, on his epic, unprecedented 1,780 mile swim around Great Britain. He mixes stoicism, sports science and resilience to accomplish the unimaginable 5 month adventure -- swimming 12 hours a day. RATING: 4.4/5 CHECK IT OUT: GOODREADS or AMAZON KEY TAKEAWAYS "Hard work … Continue reading The Art Of Resilience By Ross Edgley
Jay Shetty was born in London and moved to India to live as a monk for 3 years. His goal “making wisdom go viral,” is a present theme of the book and he references many different sources to encompass his way of life. RATING: 4/5 Check it out: GOODREADS or AMAZON KEY TAKEAWAYS “I am … Continue reading Think Like A Monk By Jay Shetty
Breaking down the career and key investment strategies from one of the greatest investors in history. RATING: 4/5 CHECK IT OUT: GOODREADS or AMAZON KEY TAKEAWAYS: Buffet believes that investors must be financially and psychologically prepared to deal with the market’s volatility. Buffet believes that unless you can watch your stock holdings decline by 50% … Continue reading The Warren Buffet Way By Robert Hagstrom Jr.
Being Mortal shows how the ultimate goal is not a good death but a good life—all the way to the very end. RATING: 3.7/5 Check it out: GOODREADS or AMAZON KEY TAKEAWAYS: “ Old age is not a battle. Old age is a massacre.” -Philip Roth If time becomes short, what is most important to … Continue reading Being Mortal By Atul Gawande
As a white male born in the United States, this is a humbling, eye opening story about the struggles and injustices asylum seekers face on their journey for freedom and a better life. Rating: 4.5/5 Check it out: GOODREADS or AMAZON KEY TAKEAWAYS: Who we are, why things are the way they appear to be—all … Continue reading Between Everything And Nothing By Joe Meno
This classic bestseller is broken into two parts. The first tells the chilling stories from Victor’s experience at concentration camps. The second half goes deep into his psychiatric studies following those tough times. The two parts are linked together and show how meaning, even in the most harshest and hopeless of times can be found. … Continue reading Mans Search For Meaning By Victor E. Frankl
Rating: 4.5/5 Recommended For:Anyone interested in running and the limits of human potential. Key Takeaways: “A man who sets out to become an artist at the mile is something like a man who sets out to discover the most graceful method of being hanged. No matter how logical his plans, he cannot carry them without … Continue reading The Perfect Mile By Neal Bascomb