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Why Zebras Don’t Get Ulcers PDF Summary

Why Zebras Don’t Get Ulcers PDF Summary

7 min read ⌚ The Acclaimed Guide to Stress, Stress-Related Diseases, and Coping This is not just another book about stress. In fact, it’s probably the only one you should read. Since it’s written by a renowned scientist and a brilliant science writer and since it will not only expose many of the other stress-related books […]

Always Running: La Vida Loca, Gang Days in L.A PDF Summary

Always Running: La Vida Loca, Gang Days in L.A PDF Summary

5 min read ⌚ Are you also on the run? Hiding from someone, or perhaps cannot find peace? Anyway, this book gives a rundown on how a local gang-member became a shining jewel, whose actions inspire millions. Without further ado, let’s jump into the plot. Who Should Read “Always Running: La Vida Loca, Gang Days in […]

This Is Water PDF Summary This Is Water PDF

This Is Water PDF Summary

7 min read ⌚ Some Thoughts, Delivered on a Significant Occasion, about Living a Compassionate Life The world doesn’t revolve around you. That’s the gist of what David Foster Wallace wants you to never forget. He explains why in his beautiful 2005 Kenyon College commencement speech “This Is Water.” Who Should Read “This Is Water”? And […]

Designing Your Life PDF Summary Designing Your Life PDF Summary

Designing Your Life PDF Summary

7 min read ⌚ How to Build a Well-Lived, Joyful Life Everything you see around you has been designed to match somebody’s original vision. Bill Burnett and Dave Evans have an idea: why not do the same with your life as well? They have a manual to help you get started: “Designing Your Life.” Who Should […]

When Breath Becomes Air PDF Summary When Breath Becomes Air PDF Summary

When Breath Becomes Air PDF Summary

6 min read ⌚ At around 9 p.m., on March 9, 2015, Paul Kalanithi, an Indian-American neurosurgeon, passed away after a long and grueling battle with cancer, just a month shy of his 38th birthday. Published several months later by his wife, “When Breath Becomes Air” is his unfinished, thoroughly heartbreaking autobiography. One which will undoubtedly […]

Turning Pro PDF Summary

Turning Pro PDF Summary

6 min read ⌚ Tap Your Inner Power and Create Your Life’s Work Just because you earn money to do a job doesn’t mean that you are a professional. But you can become one if you follow Steven Pressfield’s advice. “Turning Pro” has never been easier. Who Should Read “Turning Pro”? And Why? It’s there in […]

The Daily Stoic PDF Summary The Daily Stoic PDF Summary

The Daily Stoic PDF Summary

6 min read ⌚  366 Meditations on Wisdom, Perseverance, and the Art of Living You want to live a happier and more fulfilled life? Then, please do – with Ryan Holiday and Stephen Hanselman’s “The Daily Stoic.” There’s a lesson here for every day in the year. And each of them is timeless. Who Should […]

An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth PDF Summary An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth PDF Summary

An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth PDF Summary

6 min read ⌚  What Going to Space Taught Me About Ingenuity, Determination, and Being Prepared for Anything Do you want to learn how to become an astronaut? Or how life in space can alter your perspective about living on Earth? Then, read our summary of Chris Hadfield’s “An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth.” […]

Make Your Bed PDF Summary Make Your Bed PDF Summary

Make Your Bed PDF Summary

6 min read ⌚  Little Things That Can Change Your Life… And Maybe the World You want to change the world. Start off by making your bed. Don’t believe us? Then, let us rephrase that in the words of a decorated United States Navy admiral: “Make Your Bed!” Who Should Read “Make Your Bed”? And […]

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