Tag: books


7 Books for Spiritual Awakening Personal / Spirituality

Throughout history, thousands of books have been written to inspire spiritual awakening, or enlightenment. While experiencing this state is completely different from studying it, I enjoy learning from others’ perspectives and experiences with it, as it tends to fuel my own growth. Here are some books that have been helpful for me in expanding my awareness of things as they are, and of who I...

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Birthdays, Books, and Consulting Entrepreneurship

My birthday is coming up next week. I don’t usually do much to celebrate. I try to see every day of my life as a celebration, and I already have everything I need. But this year, there is something exciting happening on May 8: Chris Guillebeau is launching his new book, “The $100 Startup: Reinvent the Way You Make a Living, Do What You Love,...

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Don’t Believe Everything You Think Personal

I usually don’t dedicate an entire blog post to a book review unless I am extremely impressed with the book. In the case of Thomas Kida’s Don’t Believe Everything You Think: The 6 Basic Mistakes We Make in Thinking, “impressed” is definitely a word I would use to describe it. Even though my last post was also a book review, and I have some very...

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The Art of Non-Conformity Entrepreneurship / Finances / Productivity

I’ve put off reading Chris Guillebeau’s book, The Art of Non-Conformity, for far too long. I won a copy of the book in a writing contest several months ago, and I figured now would be a good time to finish it, so I don’t have to carry it around to our next location. Fortunately, this book was interesting enough to me that I finished it...

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11 Thought-Provoking Books I Read in 2010 Personal / Spirituality

Last year, I wrote a post about 11 Influential Books I Read in 2009. I’d like to do the same for 2010, but this time, I’m sharing some of the most thought-provoking books I’ve read recently. This has been a big year of change for me, and many of these books explore debunking commonly held beliefs and opening your mind to new ways of thinking....

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Life Is What You Make It – A Review Personal

Life Is What You Make It” by Peter Buffet, the son of Warren Buffet. But despite having a multi-billionaire father, he was required to forge his own path in life, and ended up choosing a career in music. In his book, he talks about the necessity of work for self-respect, the cankering caused by a feeling of entitlement, the importance of doing what you love,...

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11 Influential Books I Read in 2009 Personal

I like to read books that inspire me to be a better person and help me understand life from a different perspective. And although I haven’t spent a lot of time reading this year, the books I have read have made a profound difference in my life and perspective. Lately, I’ve tried to read more, and have even read a few books on my iPhone...

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