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Books We Recommend
I’ve been paying a lot more attention to books in general since starting the Freaky Thinkers Book Club on Facebook. In particular, I am fascinated by those I admire and their interests. Barack Obama is one that would definitely fit in that category for me. While this post is from 2018, the books are still…Read More
There’s a reason why self-help is a multibillion-dollar industry. It offers a magical commodity – the shot at a better life. Read this, attend that, and before you know it, look! You’re poised, confident and successful. It’s a beguiling promise. But does it work? The British journalist Marianne Power decided to find out. Picking 12…Read More
Relational Mindfulness: A Handbook for Deepening Our Connections with Ourselves, Each Other, and the Planet
This book is a great resource for creating compassionate awareness in all relationships – self, one another, the planet. I’ve thought for years that self-help, self-awareness, etc. lacked a key component for ultimate success…the lack of “we” language. I’ve dedicated years to doing my best to unpack my personal baggage but have struggled with what…Read More
“We are socialized to see what is wrong, missing, off, to tear down the ideas of others and uplift our own. To a certain degree, our entire future may depend on learning to listen, listen without assumptions or defenses.” ~ Adrienne Maree Brown This is definitely a book you will need time to digest. It’s…Read More