Self Help & Psychology

seven spiritual laws summary

The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success

by Deepak Chopra
The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success is about reaching our dreams with ease, through following wisdom from both ancient religions and modern spiritual teachers. Deepak Chopra says we can attain much more than just material success, if we follow practices like silence, non-judgment, giving, intention and detachment.
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grit book summary

Grit

by Angela Duckworth
Grit says being a top achiever is less about natural talent and more about your "grit," which means working consistently and staying interested in one direction for multiple years. Angela Duckworth shares research on how we can become grittier, and help others do so too.
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deep work summary

Deep Work

by Cal Newport
Deep Work is about focusing deeply so you can thrive in your professional career. Cal Newport says reducing distractions and increasing our ability to concentrate will allow us to learn new skills faster and produce higher quality work.
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The Power of Now

by Eckhart Tolle
The Power of Now is about living in the present moment so you suffer less and have more inner peace. It's really about reconnecting to your physical senses rather than being lost in thinking. Eckhart Tolle says past and future are only mental simulations because your life always happens Now.
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the subtle art of not giving a f by mark manson

The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck

by Mark Manson
The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*** is like your smart but impolite friend explaining some great lessons from philosophy. Mark Manson shows how to live by your values so you can act with less hesitation, do what's most important to you, and stop worrying what people think.
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the war of art summary

The War of Art

by Steven Pressfield
The War of Art aims to help creative people overcome procrastination, distraction and paralysis. Steven Pressfield says we all have a devious enemy inside us named Resistance that sabotages our dreams. It is the source of our fear, self-doubt, excuses, bad habits and more.
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12 rules for life

12 Rules for Life

by Jordan B Peterson
12 Rules for Life is about putting your life in order and taking responsibility for what happens. Jordan Peterson begins each chapter with a simple Rule like "Stand up straight" then he launches into thought provoking lessons from science, religion, history and psychology.
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Atomic Habits

by James Clear
Atomic Habits is a guide to building good habits and breaking bad ones. James Clear says all our habits follow a 4-Step Habit Loop which includes: cue, craving, response and reward. You'll learn practical techniques to "hack" each step so you can achieve lasting personal change.
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The True Believer

by Eric Hoffer
The True Believer shows how the same human frustrations drive all mass movements—whether social, political or religious. People join mass movements to escape their ineffectual and helpless individual self. Eric Hoffer wrote this book 70 years ago, but it's still frighteningly relevant today.
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Thinking, Fast and Slow

by Daniel Kahneman
Thinking, Fast and Slow is about how irrational mental shortcuts often guide our decision-making. Based on countless studies, Daniel Kahneman shows we rely on our intuitive mind (System 1) more than our lazy logical mind (System 2), and why this causes systematic errors in our judgement.
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