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Cultivating the Art of Stillness with Pico Iyer: Book Summary

Cultivating the Art of Stillness with Pico Iyer: Book Summary

Book: The Art of Stillness: Adventures in Going Nowhere by Pico Iyer Summary of the summary: Sitting still (or going Nowhere) is "how many of us get what we most crave and need in our accelerated lives." Takeaway: Going Nowhere gives you the opportunity to synthesize...

The Lazy Person’s Meditation: An Easy, Effective Clarity Practice

The Lazy Person’s Meditation: An Easy, Effective Clarity Practice

I’m a meditator, but not your typical kind. I appreciate the value of quality mantra or a well-timed breathing pacer or a grounding loving-kindness practice, but when I sit down to meditate, it’s rarely structured. When I’m in polite company, I call my process The...

My 2020 Reading List

My 2020 Reading List

This is what I’ve been reading lately. I’ll update as the year goes along.Non-FictionBecoming Wise – Krista Tippet An exploration of an award-winning journalist/podcaster's reflections on her conversations with some of the wisest people on earth.Stillness is the Key –...

Making the Unconscious Conscious with Carl Jung

Making the Unconscious Conscious with Carl Jung

You know those quotes that change your life? The ones that resonate in your head like a tolling church bell yet bring the peace of a quiet forest? They’re the type of ideas that concisely express some inner knowledge that has been simmering below the surface of your...

How to Live “The Good Life” by Thinking Clearly (Book Summary)

How to Live “The Good Life” by Thinking Clearly (Book Summary)

The Art of the Good Life: Clear Thinking for Business and a Better Life by Rolf Dobelli Summary of the Summary: The world is complicated beyond our comprehension. In order to lead a good life, Dobelli argues, we need a mental toolkit to protect against cognitive...

3 Things You Should Be Doing Before Bed

3 Things You Should Be Doing Before Bed

You know the drill: you should already be asleep, but you're still wide awake. It's starting to become a regular occurrence. Sound familiar? Well, here are 3 things you should be doing before bed. No, it’s not about avoiding your phone, drinking sleepytime tea or...