Saturday, September 22, 2018

The State of Affairs: Rethinking Infidelity

What is the book "The State of Affairs" about? Esther Perel as a psychotherapist listened to a huge number of stories of cheated and deceiving spouses. Adultery is traumatizing, the pain from it is terrible...

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...

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...

Everybody Lies: Big Data, New Data, and What the Internet Can Tell Us About...

What is the book "Everybody Lies" about? Seth Stephens-Davidowitz dedicated himself to big data after his research on racism in modern society for the New York Times. During the study, he discovered something that was...
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...
Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, and Finding Joy by Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant

Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, and Finding Joy

What is the book "Option B" about? Sheryl Sandberg is a legend of Silicon Valley. A successful, talented, and a fascinating woman, former vice-president of Google, who for several years headed the staff of the US Treasury, she is...
Spy the Lie: Former CIA Officers Teach You How to Detect Deception by Philip Houston, Michael Floyd, and‎ Susan Carnicero

Spy the Lie: Former CIA Officers Teach You How to Detect Deception

What is the book "Spy the Lie" about? We all sometimes doubt the sincerity of people around us, especially of people who have a significant influence on our lives. Will the boss give you a...
The 48 Laws of Power by Robert Greene

The 48 Laws of Power

What is book «The 48 Laws of Power» about? In fact, «The 48 Laws of Power» by Robert Greene is a collection of very entertaining historical anecdotes and curiosities. To illustrate 48 of his “laws” Greene cites politicians, opportunists, masters of tea ceremony and artists as examples. He treats successes...
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....
The Upside of Your Dark Side: Why Being Your Whole Self―Not Just Your "Good" Self―Drives Success and Fulfillment by Todd Kashdan and Robert Biswas-Diener

The Upside of Your Dark Side: Why Being Your Whole Self―Not Just Your “Good”...

What is the book "The Upside of Your Dark Side" about? Even the most optimistic people can’t entirely avoid negative feelings and emotions. We all get upset when our dreams do not come true, when...