Personal Development

The 4-Hour Workweek

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One-sentence summary of “The 4 Hour Workweek”. The majority of people remain employed throughout their lives. They work from 9 to 5 for 40 years before retiring at the age of 60 (or more). This book explains how to break out of this paradigm, by significantly reducing our work time. By freeing ourselves from geographical […]

Behavioral Change

The Art of Meditation

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One Sentence Summary of The Art of Meditation: Meditation, apart from numerous proven beneficial effects, allows us to develop our comprehension of the way our mind works, to better comprehend reality, to be less of a prisoner to our emotions and to be freer, thus attaining an abundance of true happiness. This book takes us […]

Behavioral Change

Emotional Intelligence

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One sentence summary of Emotional Intelligence: With this book, Daniel Goleman wants to issue a challenge: let us become our own masters, let us make our emotions our allies and no longer be a slave to them; concerned about protecting our health, he shows how dangerous negative emotions can be, and how we can change the […]

Happiness

The Success Principles

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One-sentence summary of The Success Principles: This book is for anyone who wants to fulfill their ambitions and their dreams, whether personal or professional: it offers sixty-four practical and inspiring principles that touch upon all aspects of life to lead you to where you really want to be.  By Jack Canfield in association with Janet Switzer, […]

Personal Development

Meditation as Contemplative Inquiry

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One-sentence summary of “Meditation as Contemplative Inquiry”: Contemplative science seeks the same objectivity as conventional science, but differs in one very important way: where conventional science seeks to disengage from the direct experience for the sake of objectivity, it seeks engagement in the direct experience, in order to contribute to phenomena of conscience, reaching objectivity […]

Happiness

The Happiness Advantage

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One-sentence summary of The Happiness Advantage : The 7 principles taught at Harvard to develop happiness and succeed in life. By Shawn Achor, 336 pages, 2015 Note: This chronicle is a guest article written by Yohann Feneche of the blog cadreasucces.com Chronicle and Summary of The Happiness Advantage :  Introduction: Can I ask you a direct question? […]