Showing posts from September, 2023

Pods & Pages [#8]: The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck - Mark Manson [Book Rec]

I've got a fantastic recommendation for you this week: "The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck" by the awesome Mark Manson .  This book is an absolute game-changer in the world of self-help. It tosses out the idea that we should be endlessly cheerful and instead encourages us to embrace life's ups and downs. With wit and wisdom, Manson shows us the power of focusing on what truly matters. If you're ready for a no-nonsense, laugh-out-loud journey toward personal growth, this book is an absolute must-read! More about the book on Goodreads.

Pods & Pages [Week#7]: Indistractable - Nir Eyal [Talk Rec]

Highly recommend Nir Eyal's session in Talks at Google, in which the author basically summarizes his book 'Indistractable' in about 30 mins! 🚀 💡My 5 Key takeaways from the talk: 1. Intent Matters: Traction vs. Distraction hinges on intent. 2. Hidden Distractions: Recognize unnoticed distractions. 3. Work-Related Traps: Even work can distract if unplanned. 4. Time Management = Pain Management: Understand what distractions cost. 5. Time Boxing: Replace to-do lists with focused time blocks. Here's the full talk: 

Pods & Pages [Week#6]: Breath by James Nestor [Book Rec]

"Breath" by James Nestor is a groundbreaking exploration of the often-overlooked yet profoundly vital act of breathing. Nestor takes readers on a global journey, unearthing the hidden science behind ancient breathing practices and presenting cutting-edge research that challenges our understanding of this fundamental bodily function.  Through captivating storytelling and meticulous research, the book unveils how proper breathing can enhance athletic performance, rejuvenate internal organs, combat health issues like asthma and autoimmune diseases, and even correct spinal deformities. "Breath" is a compelling reminder that something as simple as adjusting our breath can lead to remarkable transformations in our health and well-being. Whether you're seeking personal growth, better health, or just a captivating non-fiction read, this book will leave you with a profound appreciation for the power of breath.   More details on Goodreads

Pods & Pages [Week#5] - How to set boundaries [Podcast Rec]

This week I'm sharing an insightful episode from the ReThinking podcast (hosted by one of my favorite authors Adam Grant) featuring therapist and bestselling author Nedra Glover Tawwab, where she discusses the importance of setting boundaries in both personal and professional life. She delves into why many struggle with this concept and how it connects to self-respect. Highly recommend if you're into personal growth and mental well-being.