The Art of Stillness (2014) reflects on the importance of slowing down and welcoming moments of quiet in a chaotic world. Iyer explores the lives of writers who’ve sought stillness and draws on his own life as a travel writer.
The Power of Fun (2021) explains why fun is fundamental to living a happy and healthy life and how to have more of it. Not just any old fun but True Fun – the kind of fun that makes you laugh, smile, and feel alive!
Book Summary: The Upward Spiral – Using Neuroscience to Reverse the Course of Depression, One Small Change at a Time
Small Adjustments Add Up Imagine you come home one night, and instead of sitting on the sofa watching Netflix, you decide to call an old friend. Your friend invites you to play squash the next day, which keeps you from procrastinating at work so that you can log off at five to meet your friend. …
It’s impossible to go through life without regretting something from time to time. Regret may be an unpleasant feeling – but you can make it work in your favor. In his much-anticipated book, best-selling author Daniel H. Pink – who likes to turn conventional wisdom on its head – argues that regret can serve as …
Book Summary: Going Solo by Eric Klinenberg – The Extraordinary Rise and Surprising Appeal of living Alone
Going Solo (2012) explains the sociological factors that have led so many adults to live on their own. These summaries detail the history of solo living, describe the benefits of choosing such a lifestyle and explore the different conditions under which solo adults live.