24th July, 2022
Can't Hurt Me - David Goggins
The power in pain.
A call to take ownership of the hardships of the life that's uniquely yours, and master pain to emerge stronger.
23rd July, 2022
The Course of Love - Alain de Botton
Love is a skill not an emotion.
A thousand and one vital lessons on romance, relationships and emotional intelligence wrapped into brilliant, relatable a love story.
7th March, 2022
The Psychology of Money - Timeless Lessons on Wealth, Greed and Happiness - Morgan Housel
Emotions not charts, govern money
Doing well with money is not determined by proficiency with charts and formulae, but how you behave and think about money.
20th Jan, 2022
In Order To Live - A North Korean Girl's Journey To Freedom | Yeonmi Park
A preview of life in North Korea
A brave girl's escape from brutal living conditions in the world's most secretive country.
14th Nov, 2021
4000 Weeks - Time And How To Use It | Oliver Burkeman
Hints to better your relationship with time
Increasing our productivity does not usually lead us to spending more time doing the things we love.
17th Oct, 2021
Never Split The Difference - Negotiating As If Your Life Depended On It | Chriss Voss
Strategies for better outcomes in negotiation
Notes from principles for successful negotiation, taught by a former FBI lead international kidnapping negotiator.
11th Feb, 2020
Give and Take - A Revolutionary Approach to Success | Adam Grant
It is all about giving
In personal as well as work life, giving trumps taking.
18th Sept, 2019
The Things You Can See Only When You Slow Down | Haemin Sunim
If only you slowed down.
A great collection of quotes to remind us of the numerous benefits of slowing down.
25th July, 2019
Stumbling On Happiness | Dan Gilbert
We are bad at predicting our happiness.
Our minds trick us in several ways on our quest to be happy.
31st January, 2019
Factulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About The World - And Why Things Are Better Than You Think | Hans Rosling
The world is better than you think.
An overly negative worldview is largely a result of not knowing the facts.
4th October, 2018
Everything Happens for a Reason: And Other Lies I've Loved | Kate Bowler
Not everything happens for a reason.
Some things happen for no reason that we can know of and need to be accepted not rationalized.
5th August, 2018
Underground: The Tokyo Gas Attack and the Japanese Psyche | Haruki Murakami
Insights into the thoughts of cultists and victims.
Interviews with various people involved in the Tokyo sarin gas attack which trigger several emotions.
Personal blog with my opinons.