Book Notes

Essentialism

Essentialism

To discern what is truly essential we need space to think, time to look and listen, permission to play, wisdom to sleep, and the discipline to apply highly selective criteria to the choices we make.” —Greg Mckeown

Discover Your Strengths

Your greatest opportunities for growth lie in your strengths, not in your weaknesses. Unfortunately most people, including myself, have been raised on the opposite belief. Most of us believe we must work on closing the gap of weakness, becoming more proficient where we lack to find success in our chosen field.

Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness

In 1985, at the age of sixty, William Styron fell victim to a serious bout with depression. It wasn’t until five years later that he’d publish his memoir Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness.

The Road To Character

The Road To Character

Only the one who descends into the underworld rescues the beloved. — Kierkegaard. In his book, The Road to Character, New York Times columnist and author, David Brooks, investigates our culture’s loss of essential virtues that build character; character increasingly…

In The War of Art, Resistance is the Enemy

Resistance is what keeps us from doing what we're called to do. The more resistance you feel toward something the greater likelihood you should be doing that very thing. Endeavors most susceptible to resistance are often artistic and athletic pursuits.

Do You Want To Be 10% Happier?

Dan Harris, ABC News Anchor, suffered a panic attack live on Good Morning America in 2004. 10% Happier is Dan’s memoir documenting the circumstances that led up to his attack, and the pursuit for answers that followed.