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How to Get Dressed: A Costume Designer's Secrets for Making Your Clothes Look, Fit, and Feel Amazing
3.61
If you’re someone who cares at all about his/her (but especially her) appearance, you will wonder where this book has been hiding your whole life. Ama ...more
Sep 12, 2017
Sep 12, 2017
 
Who Will Cry When You Die? Life Lessons from the Monk Who Sold His Ferrari
3.94
One day at work, I found a book at my desk with a note that read, "This is for you. It is an excellent book with much wisdom on how to live your life. ...more
Jan 2011
Jul 19, 2011
 
Overcoming Unwanted Intrusive Thoughts: A CBT-Based Guide to Getting Over Frightening, Obsessive, or Disturbing Thoughts
4.29
I'll preface this review by "outing" myself as someone who has long enjoyed a good self-help book that elicits at least one "Ah HAH!" moment from me! ...more
Jul 16, 2017
Aug 14, 2017
 
You Are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life
4.03
Jen Sincero has penned a snarky, irreverent primer on the self-help genre.  It's a quick, almost cliff-notes style discussion of some of the basics of ...more
Apr 04, 2016
Apr 04, 2016
 
The Tricky Art of Co-Existing: How to Behave Decently No Matter What Life Throws Your Way
3.09
You would think in the modern world, where there is no shortage of information or opinion that we would not still need this book. Let me tell you, I u ...more
Jan 2015
Aug 30, 2015
 
Laugh It Up!: Embrace Freedom and Experience Defiant Joy
4.73
If you were one of the millions of people who watched this Texas Mom’s viral video and found yourself catching an endorphin high while laughing along ...more
Nov 07, 2017
Nov 07, 2017
 
When Breath Becomes Air
4.32
This is Paul Kalanithi’s memoir, published posthumously as he had passed away from stage IV lung cancer before its completion. The memoir began after ...more
Oct 2016
Oct 01, 2016
 
Mindfulness on the Go (Shambhala Pocket Classic): Simple Meditation Practices You Can Do Anywhere
4.28
This pocket-sized book is perfect for anyone looking to spice up their daily routine, or as the title implies, cultivate “mindfulness”. Dr. Bays is a ...more
Jul 19, 2016
Jul 19, 2016
 
Presence: Bringing Your Boldest Self to Your Biggest Challenges
3.96
Amy Cuddy’s life blew up in 2012 when her Ted Talk on “Power Posing” went viral and everyone started standing like Wonder Woman in the bathroom stall ...more
Jan 16, 2016
Jan 16, 2016
 
Rising Strong
4.19
Our stories interpret our lives for us, they provide context, shape and meaning, to all that we are, have been and hope to be. Whether our stories are ...more
Jan 2015
Nov 25, 2015
 
Ego Is the Enemy
4.12
I had no intention of letting this become my favorite book. But it happened and there’s no going back. Ryan Holliday starts out slow, but soon gets in ...more
Sep 15, 2016
Sep 15, 2016
 
Wild Nights: How Taming Sleep Created Our Restless World
3.34
Deftly weaving literature with science, Reiss takes an in depth look at our culture's past and present structure and attitudes about how, when and why ...more
May 14, 2017
May 14, 2017
 
I Am Yoga
4.28
This is one of those picture books that is wonderful for more than the spectacular illustrations (done by Peter Reynolds) or the great message of self ...more
Feb 24, 2016
Feb 24, 2016
 
The Empath's Survival Guide: Life Strategies for Sensitive People
3.95
The Empath’s Survival Guide by Judith Orloff, MD, is just as promised—life strategies for sensitive people. Written by an empath for empaths and those ...more
Aug 21, 2017
Sep 01, 2017
 
How to Weep in Public: Feeble Offerings on Depression from One Who Knows
3.57
Depression-350 million people are said to suffer from it globally-so why don’t we talk about it more? Jaqueline Novak wants to talk about it. The best ...more
Jan 05, 2017
Jan 05, 2017
 
The Women's Health Big Book of Exercises: Four Weeks to a Leaner, Sexier, Healthier YOU!
4.27
This book was so excellent, I went out and bought it. It is completely illustrated with photos that demonstrate every exercise imaginable; thus making ...more
Jan 2011
Jul 23, 2011
 
All Your Worth: The Ultimate Lifetime Money Plan
4.14
The mother and daughter team that brought you The Two-Income Trap offer a simple, no-gimmick plan to help you get your finances into balance. No penny ...more
Jan 2011
Apr 21, 2011
 
Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action
4.07
Start with Why is a book on the verge of becoming a classic. I mean that in the sense that the principals at the core of the book will forever be rele ...more
Jan 10, 2017
Feb 02, 2017
 
Leaders Eat Last
4.12
Leaders Eat Last is required reading. It’s not just required if you’re someone’s boss. It’s required if you’ve ever had a boss, ever worked on a team, ...more
Apr 15, 2017
Apr 15, 2017
 
Better Than Before: Mastering the Habits of Our Everyday Lives
3.82
The underlying theme in Rubin’s book is that we should work on building a strong foundation, in turn making it easier to form good habits. But most if ...more
Jan 2015
Aug 11, 2015
 
My Age of Anxiety: Fear, Hope, Dread, and the Search for Peace of Mind
3.83
In My Age of Anxiety, Scott Stossel delves deep into his lifelong struggle with anxiety. His personal connection allows him to chronicle the history a ...more
Jan 2015
Aug 17, 2015
 
Smarter Faster Better: The Secrets of Being Productive in Life and Business
3.90
This is the follow up book to Charles Duhigg’s first book, “The Power of Habit”. He is a Pulitzer Prize-winning author and the quality of his work rem ...more
Sep 19, 2016
Sep 19, 2016
 
The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life
4.02
This is self-help for the fed-up pragmatist. For the person frustrated with platitudes on mindfulness and positive thinking, Mark Manson is here to gi ...more
Dec 27, 2016
Dec 27, 2016
 
Integral Spirituality
4.16
Wilber fits spirituality into a multiperspective framework that allows a person to understand it's relationship with science and art, and its meaning ...more
Jan 2011
Aug 30, 2011
 
Moonwalking with Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything
3.85
Foer dives into the world of competitive memory. This work chronicles his search to learn the best memory techniques for the US Memory Championship. A ...more
Jan 2011
Jun 28, 2011
 
Triggers: Creating Behavior That Lasts--Becoming the Person You Want to Be
3.95
This book feels like homework. Please don’t take that as a negative though. Marshal Goldsmith writes an in-depth, insightful and compelling discussion ...more
Sep 21, 2016
Sep 21, 2016
 
#GIRLBOSS
3.71
#Girlboss is the opus of internet retail phenomenon Sophia Amoruso, founder and CEO of online retailor Nasty gal. In this quick read, Sophia chronicle ...more
May 10, 2016
May 10, 2016
 
Tim Gunn: The Natty Professor: A Master Class on Mentoring, Motivating, and Making It Work!
3.74
You don’t have to have followed the television career of Project Runway’s Tim Gunn to enjoy this book, but it definitely helps. If you are familiar wi ...more
Jan 2015
Jun 23, 2015
 
The Thinking Life: How to Thrive in the Age of Distraction
3.51
Life is A Balancing Act

I read “The Thinking Life: How To Thrive In The Age of Distraction”. P.M. Forni dispenses nuggets of wisdom on the rewards of d
...more
Jan 2012
Mar 20, 2012
 
Think like a Freak: The Authors of Freakonomics Offer to Retrain Your Brain
3.83
If you enjoyed Freakonomics and Super Freakonomics, you'll enjoy this book. Levitt and Dubner are again using interesting vignettes to teach us how ap ...more
Apr 19, 2016
Apr 19, 2016
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