About Self-Improvement and Better Conversations

Dale Carnegie is changing yet an other life. He just collected an other soul through his How to Win Friends & Influence People. Throughout this classical piece of thorough research I couldn't help but think how wrong I have behaved my entire life. Why, just why did I not read it in high school?! It... Continue Reading →

Self-Reliance by Ralph Waldo Emerson

In his second essay of his first series, Emerson disputes how great men make themselves. What makes them great is their trust in their own minds, and by that trust they dare the novelty created in their minds to be revealed to wider audiences. Insist on yourself, never imitate. Your own gift you can present... Continue Reading →

Eye of the Revival by Pyotr Levin

The Russian author tells his story from the nineties how coincidence took him to a monastery in Tibet. There, a lama taught him ancient exercises that preserve one's energy. The monks living there practice them to be immortal. He mentions of people over one hundred and fifty years, looking no more than fifty. The western... Continue Reading →

Blink by Malcolm Gladwell

Our world is embedded with the glorification of rational thinking - every business must have a plan, every war a strategy, every decision an explanation. As Gladwell shows in Blink, though, things rarely go according to plan, especially when following the plan depends on various uncontrollable factors, such as the weather, other people or our own feelings. We... Continue Reading →

The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg

Why do we do the things that we are used to doing? If, so far, you have identified some of your bad habits, chances are it has slipped through your mind before. The Power of Habit answers that and explains through colourful range of examples how habits are embedded in our lives, how to change them and how to create... Continue Reading →

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