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{Book Review} Deep Work by Cal Newport

Deep Work by Cal Newport was perhaps the nerdiest choice of audio book I could have made. And I don’t regret it for a second. He postulates that today, in our chronically distracted society, the ability to concentrate, to focus deeply, is what is valuable for the “knowledge worker”. I heard about this book when Pat… Continue reading {Book Review} Deep Work by Cal Newport

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{Book Review} Head Strong by Dave Asprey

I have to admit – I was on the fence about giving this book a read. Lately I have been much more skeptical about reading any sort of diet book. Listening to the podcast Food Psych has been very eye opening to me (Go check it out! SERIOUSLY.). But I was definitely curious to read his… Continue reading {Book Review} Head Strong by Dave Asprey

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{Book Review} The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo

Hi there! This book. Yes. So much yes. Marie Kondo’s method of tidying up is basically a six month protocol and goes big picture all the way down to how to fold your socks. And all of it makes a lot of sense. The key principles: 1. Discard first. 2. Hold the object in question.… Continue reading {Book Review} The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo

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{Book Review} Five Key Takeaways from The Ultra Mindset by Travis Macy

I enjoyed listening to this book. I even got a bit choked up at the point where I took this screenshot. I’ve never ran further than 26.2 miles. But let’s be honest, for us mere mortals, to run a full marathon absolutely seems like an insurmountable task that requires a certain mindset. A certain determination.… Continue reading {Book Review} Five Key Takeaways from The Ultra Mindset by Travis Macy

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{Book Review} The Possessions by Sara Flannery Murphy

Disclaimer: I received a copy of this book from the publisher for review. All opinions expressed are 100% honest and my own. Purchase Links: HarperCollins | Amazon | Barnes & Noble   Author Links: Website, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram Hi there! The Possessions was so much fun and a breath of fresh air. This dystopian was strange and bizarre, interesting, and sexy in a creepy… Continue reading {Book Review} The Possessions by Sara Flannery Murphy

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{Book Review} The Gifts of Imperfection by Brene Brown

Hi Friend :). Oy, did I ever need to listen to this book. I’m exploring and discovering Dr. Brene Brown’s research and writing in reverse, But I guess I am cool with that! You can read my notes on her latest book, Rising Strong, here. Theoretically, everything is “fine”. I just hit a rough patch.… Continue reading {Book Review} The Gifts of Imperfection by Brene Brown

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{Book Review} Hound of the Sea by Garrett McNamara with Karen Karbo

Disclaimer: I received a copy of this book for review from the publisher and TLC Book Tours. As always, all opinions expressed are my own. Purchase Links: HarperCollins | Amazon | Barnes & Noble Author Links: website and follow him on Facebook This book is WILD. From GMac’s unconventional upbringing to his complete bravery in tackling the hugest waves on earth… all of… Continue reading {Book Review} Hound of the Sea by Garrett McNamara with Karen Karbo