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 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

Dedicated By Pete Davis

Todays countless options make the act of commitment harder than ever. Pete Davis argues that committing deeply to a particular thing is a more fulfilling path. We want to keep our options open, and yet we yearn for the purpose, community, and depth that can only come from making deep commitments. CHECK IT OUT: GOODREADS … Continue reading Dedicated By Pete Davis

Psycho-Cybernetics By Maxwell Maltz

Psycho-Cybernetics is an eye-opening self-help book about developing a positive mind-body connection. Dr. Maxwell Maltz was a cosmetic surgeon, and through seeing the insecurities in his patients, created a system to improve self-image and achieve a more successful and fulfilling life. RATING: 4.5/5 CHECK IT OUT: GOODREADS | AMAZON KEY TAKEAWAYS: • All your actions, … Continue reading Psycho-Cybernetics By Maxwell Maltz

How To Change Your Mind By Michael Pollan

As in-depth a book about psychedelics can be— diving into the history, cultural impact, medical benefits and legality. RATING: 4.4/5 CHECK IT OUT: GOODREADS | AMAZON KEY TAKEAWAYS: • Our perceptions of the world offer us not a literal transcription of reality but rather a seamless illusion woven from both the data of our senses … Continue reading How To Change Your Mind By Michael Pollan

On Tyranny By Timothy Snyder

Timothy Snyder encapsulates how lessons of the past can prevent tyranny of the future. RATING: 4/5 CHECK IT OUT: GOODREADS | AMAZON KEY TAKEAWAYS: • Where annual elections end, tyranny begins. • Stand out. Someone has to. It is easy to follow along. It can feel strange to do or say something different. But without … Continue reading On Tyranny By Timothy Snyder

The Four Agreements By Miguel Ruiz

First glance... seems like a children’s book—the length, word spacing and illustrations. Upon further reading, an abundance of straightforward wisdom. Now, I understand why this book is so popular and universally loved. Simple and impactful. RATING: 4.4/5 CHECK IT OUT: GOODREADS | AMAZON KEY TAKEAWAYS: • 1st Agreement: Be Impeccable With Your Word. • Speak … Continue reading The Four Agreements By Miguel Ruiz

A Really Good Day By Ayelet Waldman

Author Ayelet Waldman expirements with micro-dosing LSD for 30 days to solve her health problems and achieve equanimity. RATING: 4.6/5 CHECK IT OUT: GOODREADS | AMAZON KEY TAKEAWAYS: A microdose of a psychedelic drug is approximately one-tenth of a typical dose.  The illegal drug market is the most profitable commercial enterprise in the world—more profitable … Continue reading A Really Good Day By Ayelet Waldman

Incognito By David Eagleman

Neuroscientist and author David Eagleman breaks down brains chemistry and the subconscious mind. RATING: 4.2/5 CHECK IT OUT: GOODREADS or AMAZON KEY TAKEAWAYS: “If our brains were simple enough to be understood, we wouldn’t be smart enough to understand them.” A typical neuron makes about 10,000 connections to neighboring neurons. Given the billions of neurons, … Continue reading Incognito By David Eagleman

Humor, Seriously By Jennifer Aaker & Naomi Bagdonas

Humor, Seriously: Why Humor Is a Secret Weapon in Business and Life is told from a scientific and comedic perspective, highlighting how levity and humor are essential tools for forging more human connections, improving performance in the workplace, unlocking creativity and boosting resilience in bad times.  RATING: 4/5 CHECK IT OUT: GOODREADS or AMAZON KEY TAKEAWAYS: “Humor … Continue reading Humor, Seriously By Jennifer Aaker & Naomi Bagdonas

The Order Of Time By Carlo Rovelli

Carlo Rovelli is an Italian theoretical physicist who explains to the best of our human understanding how we observe and relate to the flow of time; past, present and future.  RATING: 3/5 CHECK IT OUT: GOODREADS or AMAZON KEY TAKEAWAYS: “Every day countless people die, and yet those who remain live as if they were mortals." … Continue reading The Order Of Time By Carlo Rovelli