Happiness

The Happiness Hypothesis

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Summary of “The Happiness Hypothesis”: Although ancient philosophies such as Stoicism and Buddhism offer very useful practices such as meditation and moderation, recent discoveries in modern science seem to prove that they were wrong in claiming that external factors have no influence on happiness. By Jonathan Haidt, 2006, 320 pages Note: this review is written by […]

Behavioral Change

The List

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Summary of “The List”: We all have dreams, and some of them constantly put off until tomorrow while we hardly dare to express others because they seem so outlandish. What if all it took to make those goals come true was a pencil and a piece of paper? By Yuval Abramovitz, 2014, 432 pages. Note: […]

Quick Start

The Millionaire Fastlane

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Summary of “The Millionaire Fastlane”: Contrary to the popular belief conveyed by various “money gurus” who advocate gradual wealth over 40 years, there is a fast lane to wealth, a motorway that explains exactly how MJ DeMarco, an entrepreneur who started with nothing, became a multimillionaire and is a thirty-year-old retiree. By: MJ DeMarco, Viperion Publishing, 2011, […]

Behavioral Change

The Secret

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Summary of “The Secret”: Rhonda Byrne explains how we can use the law of attraction to attract everything we want in our lives, and shows us how to control our thoughts. By Rhonda Byrne, 2008, 238 pages Chronicle and summary of “The Secret”: Introduction The author Rhonda Byrne starts by explaining what the circumstances were […]

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30 lies about money

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Summary of “30 lies about money”: Money holds an important place in our lives, whether we have some or not, and financial issues regularly makes the front pages of the papers. In this book, the author breaks down 30 commonly held preconceptions about money, whether in the field of economics or in everyday life. He […]