35. The Kybalion - Three Initiates

The Kybalion by Three Initiates -Book Notes, Summary, and Review

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Get it on Amazon Rating: 8/10 Date of reading: 1st – 3rd of September, 2017 Description: Thousand-year-old principles on life, science, and development. The book focuses on 7 different principles through which it explains the natural world.    My notes:   Introduction   “”When the ears of the student are ready to hear, then cometh the lips to […]

28. Barking Up The Wrong Tree - Eric Barker

Barking Up The Wrong Tree by Eric Barker -Book Notes, Summary, and Review

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Get it on Amazon Rating: 9/10 Date of reading: 24th – 30th of July, 2017 Description: This book has the weirdest examples of success I ever read. The book teaches you about cooperation… from the examples of serial killers, gangs, and pirates. If this doesn’t intrigue you to read this book, nothing will.    My notes:   INTRODUCTIONWhat […]

26. The Truth: An Uncomfortable Book About Relationships - Neil Strauss

The Truth: An Uncomfortable Book About Relationships by Neil Strauss -Book Notes, Summary, and Review

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Get it on Amazon Rating: 10/10 Date of reading: 7th – 14th of July, 2017 Description: Another Strauss’s masterpiece. This is everything you need to know about relationships and everything most of us try to avoid for our entire lives. If you can be strong enough to find and read The Truth, it will truly set you free. […]

24. Freedom - Jonathan Franzen

Freedom by Jonathan Franzen -Book Notes, Summary, and Review

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Get it on Amazon Rating: 5/10 Date of reading: 1st – 4th of July, 2017 Description: The book describes many different themes, from a love marriage (triangle) of wife, husband, and husband’s best friend, to the state of the Iraqi war, politics, sports, nature conservation, mother-son, father-daughter relationships, etc.    My notes:   “According to Patty, the lesson […]

23. One Small Step Can Change Your Life: The Kaizen Way - Robert Maurer

One Small Step Can Change Your Life: The Kaizen Way by Robert Maurer -Book Notes, Summary, and Review

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Get it on Amazon Rating: 6/10 Date of reading: 28th – 30th of June, 2017 Description: Kaizen is a Japanese phrase which means continuous improvement. The book shows us how to change our lives by using the Kaizen method, starting from the tiniest possible steps. And it works.   My notes:   “How do people succeed? How do […]

19. The Six Pillars Of Self-Esteem - Nathaniel Branden

The Six Pillars Of Self-Esteem by Nathaniel Branden -Book Notes, Summary, and Review

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Get it on Amazon Rating: 6/10 Date of reading: 11th – 26th of May, 2017 Description: The six pillars of self-esteem are: living consciously, self-acceptance, self-responsibility, self-assertiveness, living purposefully, and personal integrity   My notes:   Introduction   “In essence, the book consists of my answers to four questions: What is self-esteem? Why is self-esteem important? What can we […]

Stumbling On Happiness - Daniel Gilbert

Stumbling on Happiness by Daniel Gilbert -Book Notes, Summary, and Review

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Get it on Amazon Rating: 9/10 Date of reading: 10th – 20th of March, 2017 Description: How to be happy in a weird and effective way, provided with crazy examples and written by the most respected professor, scientist, and researcher Daniel Gilbert.    My notes:   Introduction   “book for hours, mesmerized by the fact that these simple […]

The Four Agreements - Don Miguel Ruiz

The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz -Book Notes, Summary, and Review

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Get it on Amazon Rating: 8/10 Date of reading: 27th of February – 1st of March, 2017 Description: The Four Agreements are: Be Impeccable With Your Word,  Don’t Take Anything Personally, Don’t Make Assumptions, and Always Do Your Best.    My notes:   INTRODUCTION   The real us is pure love, pure light,” he said.” ( :18) “This […]

7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey -Book Notes, Summary, and Review

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Get it on Amazon Rating: 10/10 Date of reading: 16th – 24th of January, 2016 Description: The first three habits (Be Proactive, Begin With The End In Mind, and Put First Things First) are about self-mastery and you do them “behind closed doors.” Without achieving personal mastery, there is no external success. And the habits four (Think Win/Win), […]

4. Influence - Robert Cialdini

Influence by Robert Cialdini -Book Notes, Summary, and Review

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Get it on Amazon Rating: 8/10 Date of reading: 3rd -15th of January, 2017 Description: How to influence people by using six psychological principles of reciprocity, consistency, social proof, likeability, authority, and scarcity. My notes:   Chapter 1WEAPONS OF INFLUENCE   “consistency, reciprocation, social proof, authority, liking, and scarcity—” ( :8) “mother turkey, a polecat is a natural […]

When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi – Book Notes, Summary, and Review

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Get it on Amazon Rating: 10/10 Date of reading: 19th-28th of December, 2016 Description: It’s like watching Game of Thrones and your favorite character dying. You proclaim that they didn’t deserve it. The same thing applies to the autobiographical piece “When Breath Becomes Air.” A young neurosurgeon who had it all– his youth, a great and […]

1. Napolen Hill - Think And Grow Rich

Think and Grow Rich! by Napoleon Hill – Book Notes, Summary, and Review

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Get it on Amazon Rating: 7/10 Date of reading: 19th-28th of December, 2016 Description: It’s a 13 step action plan on how to think and grow reach, accumulate wealth, plan smart and implement it correctly. My notes:  Chapter 1   “thoughts are things,” and powerful things at that, when they are mixed with definiteness of purpose, persistence, and […]

Everything Is F*cked by Mark Manson – Book Notes, Summary, and Review

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Get it on Amazon Rating: 10/10 Date of reading: 15th-16th of May, 2019 Description: A masterpiece of philosophy told in a straight, easy-to-understand manner.  Nietzsche, Kant, and developmental psychology all mixed in one, told through real-life stories by using the simplest possible language and many fucks. Was blown away by the book and I can’t recommend […]