Title: Waking Up Human: A Survivor’s Guide
Author: Susan Aranda
Genre: Memoir / Self-Help
In Susan Aranda’s memoir, Waking Up Human, Aranda revisits her life experiences involving childhood trauma, heartbreak, motherhood, and aging parents. From being raised by an abusive mother, to going through two abusive marriages, to taking care of her dying father, this story of a strong woman who won’t give up will push readers to never let toxicity drag you down.
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Title: No One Can Escape The 4 Laws
Author: Eloy Rodrigo Colombo
Written in an encouraging and forthright manner, No One Can Escape The 4 Laws shares where wealth comes from and how one can create more of it in broad terms that will be applicable to a variety of situations and careers.
Making money is all about creating rarities—objects or services that are useful to someone, are finite in number or amount, and can belong to someone. This is the first law of economics, according to the author, while the second is that every rarity has a price.
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Title: The Simple and Easy Manager: What Managers Need to Know Before They Need to Know It
Author: Ned Parks
This is a short, entertaining read for professionals of all walks of life, whether one is a manager of a company or handles just one’s own “life.” The author uses the fictional story of Quentin Spalding to illustrate a variety of management principles, from discussions of how to make meetings work to creating a welcoming work environment.
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Title: Understanding the Patterns of Your Life: Take Charge of Your Destiny
Author: George Pan Kouloukis
Genre: Self Help, Personal Transformation
This book explores a remarkable theory—that all human lives on the planet are locked into good and bad seasons which rotate every 16 to 17 years, transitioning on the same year worldwide. The author examines 22 famous people from the 1400s to present day to see which sort of seasons they enjoyed, when, and how their seasons impacted their lives and the world.
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Title: The LGBTQ Meditation Journal
Authors: Christopher Stone and Mary Sheldon
This beautifully enriching novel is all about meditation, self-acceptance, and living your life with dignity, health, and happiness. This book is a meditation journal for the LGBTQ community but is designed and written in such a way that it is readable and beneficial for everyone. According to the authors, in order to benefit from this book, the reader should have the desire for happiness and self-improvement; one’s mind should be completely focused, body relaxed. Continue reading Editorial Review – The LGBTQ Meditation Journal
The Cozy Life is a cute, short book about the concept/feeling of hygge and how to bring it into your life.
Note: I’m NOT sponsored to write this review, I just really loved this book
I found out about hygge through a random news article my sister-in -law posted to Facebook a few weeks ago. I fell in love with the idea and immediately began researching it online. One of the first things I found was this book, and since the price was amazing ($4!) I bought and devoured it in only a couple hours!
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I recently finished reading, well actually listening to, Stephen King’s On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft.
Highly recommended for all writers!
There’s a lot of conflicting advice about craft books for writers—some think you can’t learn from them, or that the best way to improve your writing is just by more writing. And I agree with the latter point. I also believe that books on writing can help you improve if you already are writing.
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