What I Know For Sure By Oprah Winfrey

Broken down into quick snippets, What I Know For Sure is the work of Oprah revising and condensing over 14 years of her magazine column. CHECK IT OUT: GOODREADS | AMAZON KEY TAKEAWAYS: • If you’re holding anyone else accountable for your happiness, you’re wasting your time. You must be fearless enough to give yourself … Continue reading What I Know For Sure By Oprah Winfrey

All The Money In The World By Laura Vanderkam

All The Money In The World touches on many different ways to procure happiness. Ultimately, the book can be summarized by this: save and budget more than you think, try to live minimally and cut excess spending where you can. CHECK IT OUT: GOODREADS | AMAZON KEY TAKEAWAYS: • “I’d like to live as a … Continue reading All The Money In The World By Laura Vanderkam

The Storyteller By Dave Grohl

Tales from the legendary musician, Dave Grohl, talking about his idols, life lessons and musical career. CHECK IT OUT: GOODREADS | AMAZON RELATED: Kurt Cobains Biography KEY TAKEAWAYS: • Life is too damn short to let someone else’s opinion steer the wheel. • That’s one of the great things about music. You can sing a … Continue reading The Storyteller By Dave Grohl

The Psychology Of Money By Morgan Housel

A simple and effective book about the psychology behind how humans invest and make financial decisions. CHECK IT OUT: GOODREADS | AMAZON KEY TAKEAWAYS: • Some lessons have to be experienced before they can be understood. • King Alyattes of Lydia, now part of Turkey, is thought to have created the first official currency in … Continue reading The Psychology Of Money By Morgan Housel

No Cure For Being Human By Kate Bowler

No Cure For Being Human follows author Kate Bowlers personal journey dealing with the finiteness of life after being diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer. CHECK IT OUT: GOODREADS | AMAZON KEY TAKEAWAYS: • No matter how carefully we schedule our days, master our emotions, and try to bring our best life now from our … Continue reading No Cure For Being Human By Kate Bowler

Atomic Habits By James Clear

Atomic Habits presents the idea that small changes are key to building new habits and making progress with goals. Gradual 1% improvements each day add up over time and will help build a system that supports consistent growth. RATING: 3.9/5 CHECK IT OUT: GOODREADS | AMAZON KEY TAKEAWAYS: • The purpose of setting goals is … Continue reading Atomic Habits By James Clear

Quiet By Susan Cain

Are you introverted or extroverted? Quiet breaks down the difference between the two: showing the pros and cons and the evolutionary benefits of both characteristics. RATING: 3.8/5 CHECK IT OUT: GOODREADS | AMAZON KEY TAKEAWAYS: • One third to one half of Americans are introverts—in other words, one out of every two or three people … Continue reading Quiet By Susan Cain

The Most Important Thing By Howard Marks

Chairman and cofounder of Oaktree Capital, Howard Marks, reveals his investment philosophy. RATING: 4.1/5 CHECK IT OUT: GOODREADS | AMAZON Also check out: The Warren Buffet Way KEY TAKEAWAYS: • Investment success doesn’t come from “buying good things,” but rather from “buying things well.” Thus, it’s not what you buy; it’s what you pay for … Continue reading The Most Important Thing By Howard Marks

Together By Vivek H. Murthy, M.D

The nineteenth surgeon general of the United States, Dr. Vivek H. Murthy, explains why loneliness is a public health issue and the importance of community and social connection. RATING: 4.2/5 CHECK IT OUT: GOODREADS | AMAZON KEY TAKEAWAYS: • According to a 2018 report, 22% of all adults in the US say they often or … Continue reading Together By Vivek H. Murthy, M.D

Zen Mind, Beginner’s Mind By Shunryu Suzuki

Shunryu Suzuki was a Zen monk and teacher who helped popularize Buddhism in the United States. Zen Mind, Beginner’s mind is a compilation of his teachings transcribed by his students. RATING: 4/5 CHECK IT OUT: GOODREADS | AMAZON KEY TAKEAWAYS: • In the beginner’s mind there are many possibilities, but in the expert’s there are … Continue reading Zen Mind, Beginner’s Mind By Shunryu Suzuki

The Only Plane In The Sky By Garrett M. Graff

A chilling chronological recap of the deadliest terrorist attack on U.S soil, told by those who experienced it first hand. RATING: 4.4/5 CHECK IT OUT: GOODREADS | AMAZON KEY TAKEAWAYS: • The morning of 9/11 was a really nice morning, weather-wise. As a pilot we say “Clear Blue and 22” when it’s clear skies and … Continue reading The Only Plane In The Sky By Garrett M. Graff

Chronicles Vol. 1 By Bob Dylan

Sporadic stories told by Bob Dylan himself— sharing his inspiration, song creation process and the encompassing musical characters that helped shape his career. RATING: 3.9/5 CHECK IT OUT: GOODREADS | AMAZON KEY TAKEAWAYS: • Folk songs were the way I explored the universe, they were pictures and the pictures were worth more than anything I … Continue reading Chronicles Vol. 1 By Bob Dylan