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

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

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

Meditations By Marcus Aurelius

Meditations is the work of Roman Philosopher, Marcus Aurelius, which was written in his later years and never meant for publication. RATING: 4.1/5 CHECK IT OUT: GOODREADS | AMAZON KEY TAKEAWAYS: • The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts. • When you arise in the morning think of what a … Continue reading Meditations By Marcus Aurelius

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

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

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

The Almanack Of Naval Ravikant By Eric Jorgensen

Naval Ravikant is a thought-provoking Silicon Valley angel investor. The almanac is an amalgamation of Naval’s tweets, podcast interviews and other ideas transcribed. Packed with philosophical wisdom regarding happiness, economics and wealth creation; this book is one to be re-examined many times.  RATING: 4.8/5 CHECK IT OUT: GOODREADS AMAZON | FREE PDF Version KEY TAKEAWAYS: All … Continue reading The Almanack Of Naval Ravikant By Eric Jorgensen

Tuesday’s With Morrie By Mitch Albom

Tuesday’s with Morrie is a heartfelt story of a professor suffering from ALS talking with his favorite student about life and death.  RATING: 4.2/5 CHECK IT OUT: GOODREADS or AMAZON KEY TAKEAWAYS: “Accept what you are able to do and what you are not able to do.”  “Accept the past as past, without denying it … Continue reading Tuesday’s With Morrie By Mitch Albom

The Art Of Resilience By Ross Edgley

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

Think Like A Monk By Jay Shetty

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

Being Mortal By Atul Gawande

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