Wednesday, July 17, 2019

The Happiness Hypothesis: Finding Modern Truth in Ancient Wisdom

What is the book "The Happiness Hypothesis" about? According to the book’s author, Jonathan Haidt, it’s devoted to exploring 10 “Great Ideas” that have evolved throughout different civilizations. The thing that binds them is their mutual devotion on how...
Book The Five Invitations: Discovering What Death Can Teach Us About Living Fully

The Five Invitations: Discovering What Death Can Teach Us About Living Fully

What is the book "The Five Invitation" about? Frank Ostaseski, an author of «The Five Invitations», is a Buddhist teacher. He is a co-founder of “Zen Hospice Project” and “Metta Institute”, which trains specialists for the...
Braving the Wilderness: The Quest for True Belonging and the Courage to Stand Alone by Brené Brown

Braving the Wilderness: The Quest for True Belonging and the Courage to Stand Alone

What is the book Braving the Wilderness? Every person wants to feel himself a part of something bigger. The sense of being in a community is fundamental, be it your family, a tribe, or among like-minded...

Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body

What is the book Hunger A Memoir of Body about? Roxane Gay is a beautiful woman weighing 577 pounds (261 kg), which is hard to lose and easy to gain. She decided to document the story of her body: how did...
Tools of Titans: The Tactics, Routines, and Habits of Billionaires, Icons, and World-Class Performers by Timothy Ferriss

Tools of Titans: The Tactics, Routines, and Habits of Billionaires, Icons, and World-Class Performers

What is the book "Tool of Titans" about? The book is a kind of answers to questions, which Timothy Ferriss asks during his show or in the private conversations. They are divided thematically into 3...
Book How Emotions Are Made: The Secret Life of the Brain

How Emotions Are Made: The Secret Life of the Brain

What is the book "How Emotions Are Made" about? What are emotions? They are our inner reaction to the external stimuli. We react to a sharp sound, a flirty look, a rough or a kind...

Dangerous Personalities: An FBI Profiler Shows How to Identify and Protect Yourself from Harmful...

What is the book ‘Dangerous Personalities’ about? The book is based on Joe Navarro’s personal experience as an FBI profiler. It tells us about potentially dangerous personalities and shows us how to avoid meeting them...
Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End by Atul Gawande

Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End

What is the book Being Mortal about? Atul Gawande is a practitioner, who has descended from a family of doctors. He is well informed about the achievements of modern medicine, which allow us to prolong...
The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion by Jonathan Haidt

The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion

What is the book "The Righteous Mind" about? In his student years, the author has developed an interest in human ethics, its origins, and evolution. His book called Righteous Mind is also dedicated to ethics....
Hit Makers: The Science of Popularity in an Age of Distraction by Derek Thompson

Hit Makers: The Science of Popularity in an Age of Distraction

What is the book "Hit Makers" about? Journalist Derek Thompson has committed himself to an ambitious task - to write a book that would explain the tastes of many people, who determine the success or the failure of a product,...