In the War of Art Steven Pressfield explains the struggle all artists have against RESISTANCE and how to overcome it and beat it every day by turning pro.
I found this book very helpful in learning about myself and how to make sure I keep on working on my goals.
Yes this book is about tidying up, but there is also a surprising skill you learn as you go through the process (and it’s not how to make your wife angry)
This week’s book was The Life-Chaning MAgic of Tidying up by Marie Kondo.
Ever had a sneaky feeling someone wasn’t being quite honest with you, but you couldn’t put your finger on it…..
Well then maybe this video will help. This week I read: What every BODY is saying by Joe Navarro. Joe is an ex-FBI agent and used used his knowledge of body language to solve cases.
If I had to summarise this book in one sentence, I would say:
Always remember, whether you are chasing money, fame or possessions, happiness is the goal. So do what makes you happy.
Derek Sivers is the founder of CD Baby, a website that became the largest seller of independent music on the internet with over $100M in sales and 150,000 musician clients. But Sivers never intended to start a massive online store. He started out with a site just to sell his own CD’s, then put on the CD’s of a few friends and it grew from there…. Read more
I don’t say this lightly, but Solve for Happy has probably been one of the best book I have ever read.
This book will change your life and your outlook on life in a fundamental way.
It is not like any of the other “self help”books out there. This is a highly logical breakdown of how to solve the happiness problem. Mo, quite literally, takes the problem statement of how to be happy and solves it like a mathematical theorem. Read more
How would your life look if you were just 10% happier?
If the wind rustled through the trees just a little louder and those experiences with your loved ones were just a little more clear and memorable….
Well that’s a journey that Dan Harris went on. Read more
Predictably irrational is one of those book you read and you constantly look back on yourself saying: “Hhmmmm, I guess I do that too….”
If I had to summarise this book to a friend in one sentence I would say:
“It turns out we don’t know ourselves as well as we think we do and we aren’t really as rational as we would like to believe we are.”