The highest currency you’ll ever have is self awareness. Without it, it’s impossible to know what you need to change. Continue reading Book 70 of Year 2017 – “The Angry Therapist” by John Kim
The insights given made me reflect on ways to showcase my identity apart from what I do. Continue reading Book 69 of Year 2017 – “Hello, my name is” by Matthew West
As the title implies, it is a book about showing teens with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) how to learn and practice mindfulness. Continue reading Book 68 of Year 2017 – “Mindfulness for teens with ADHD” by Debra Burdick, Lara Honos-Webb
If you have been counting calories for a long time, it’s difficult to stop, because it has become an automatic mental habit.
Focusing on calories does not connect you to Intuitive eating. It’s a tool of dieting.
Simply willing yourself to stop is not enough to make it go away.
However, as you work on becoming and Intuitive Eater, the calorie counting will stop. Continue reading Book 67 of Year 2017 – “The Intuitive Eating Workbook” by Evelyn Tribole and Elyse Resch
There are many lessons to learn especially mindfulness. You don’t necessarily need to have BPD to learn healthy habits, effective ways of living and expressing emotions in a better way. Continue reading Book 66 of Year 2017 – “Stronger than BPD” by Debbie Corso
Difficulty tolerating doubt can lead to compulsive checking behaviours like making sure doors are locked and appliances are turned off. Continue reading Book 65 of Year 2017 – “Don’t feed the monkey mind” by Jennifer Shannon
Small business owners will benefit the most from this book as it provides a step by step process to build a basic web application. Continue reading Book 64 of Year 2017 – “Building a successful web app” by Paul Scott
…patterns can be comforting and grounding, but they also keep me from having new thoughts and seeing and experiencing new things, which in turn keep me from moving forward in life. Continue reading Book 63 of Year 2017 – “21 Ways to a Happier Depression” by Seth Swirsky
Stephen shows how empowerment of women in certain scenarios are hampered or encouraged depending on the context. Continue reading Book 62 of Year 2017 – “ The unmade bed” by Stephen Marche and Sarah Fulford
One key lesson that stood out for me was that a broad vision does not come in one sitting.
Iterations are required to capture and bring visions to reality. Continue reading Book 61 of Year 2017 – “The Airbnb Story” by Leigh Gallagher
With this book, Ayobami tells the story of Yejide and Akin who are in love, married and have everything except children.
The hurt of being virtually abandoned as a child, the hope of finding love that rises above everything, the betrayal of family and spouses…the many stories that breakout of this bond between a husband and a wife. Continue reading Book 60 of Year 2017 – “Stay with me” by Ayobami Adebayo
Assertiveness is person and situation specific.
The approach you use when expressing your love is different from that for disciplining your children, asking your boss of a raise, and telling a teacher you want more attention to your child’s unique needs. Continue reading Book 59 of Year 2017 – “Your perfect right” by Robert Alberti and Michael L. Emmons