Tag: Book Summaries

Mindset by Carol Dweck (Book Summary)

Our mindset influences whether we believe we can learn or not. Your beliefs determine if you can accomplish something or not, and those beliefs are generated from your mindset. People with a fixed mindset believe that you are born naturally with some particular skills and not others. Their black and white way of thinking holds

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Lessons Of History by Ariel Durant and Will Durant (Book Summary)

Why would freedom lead to greater inequality? Big questions like this can be answered by history. History is not only a record of what has happened so far, but it is also a great way to understand how and why. Geography has a big influence in civilization, but it declines as technology advances. Life is

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The Power Of Now by Eckhart Tolle (Book Summary)

Many of us regret the past that is gone and are anxious about a future we can not control. This creates the most pain humans experience, the antidote is living in the present moment. The present moment is the only moment that is truly available for us. Nothing ever occurs in the past or the

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The Power Of Habit by Charles Duhigg (Book Summary)

Habits are simple routine rewards patterns that save our brain’s effort. Research indicates that 40% of what we do each day is based on unconscious decisions (habits). Habits can be broken down into a three-step process: external cue, routine, and reward. When learning and maintaining a habit occurs in the basal ganglia which is a

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Sapiens by Yuval Noah Harari (Book Summary)

I keep hearing about this book from multiple sources and it was taking a while to check it out and see what it was about until I did finally. In Sapiens, Yuval tells the story of 300.000 years humanity’s journey. We can really understand and put into perspective how insignificant our existence really is compared

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