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Review: Unbarred Innovation by Mayur Ramgir

Unbarred Innovation: A Pathway to Greatest Discoveries by Mayur Ramgir

★★★★ Mayur Ramgir is an entrepreneur – founder of the up-and-coming Zonopact, and the single creator and developer of the CLINTRA software. Holding an MS in Computational Science and Engineering from Georgia Tech, as well as and other degrees and learning from from University of Sussex, University of Mumbai, MIT, and University of Oxford, it’s safe to say that he ... Read More »

A Journey with Panic by Dr. James Manning & Dr. Nicola Ridgeway

A Journey With Panic by Dr. James Manning & Dr. Nicola Ridgeway

A Journey with Panic: With the Latest Advice on How to Stop Panic Symptoms Using CBT is one of the latest of a series of books by Dr. James Manning and Dr. Nicola Ridgeway that aims to use the principles of CBT – or cognitive-behavioral therapy – in self-help guides to various common problems, both in normal day-to-day experiences and ... Read More »

Review: CBT Worksheets for Anxiety by Dr. James Manning and Dr. Nicola Ridgeway

CBT Worksheets for Anxiety (Adult Edition)

★★★★ “CBT,” short for “cognitive-behavioral therapy,” is a type of psychological therapy designed to alleviate anxiety, depression, and related or co-morbid disorders and issues. It is an action-oriented approach that asks those undertaking it to work towards goals and actively “reprogram” themselves away from bad habits and into healthier mind-frames. It is currently considered one of the most effective approaches ... Read More »

Review: Leadership Wisdom by Bob Vanourek

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★★★★★ Leadership Wisdom: Lessons from Poetry, Prose, and Curious Verse by Bob Vanourek is an enlightening collection of sage and timely advice. Books about leadership and self-improvement seem to be a dime a dozen, which makes it difficult to know who to heed and where the best advice actually comes from. Sidestepping that common failing, Bob Vanourek’s new book, Leadership ... Read More »

Review: How to Fail at Life: Lessons for the Next Generation by Mark Aspelin

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★★★★★ Failure sucks. There’s no denying that. But every pratfall and tumble has an upside, even if it’s just the schadenfreude of knowing someone else screwed up too, or even worse than you ever have. Enter Mark Aspelin. Aspelin bills himself as an “experienced practitioner in the failure arts” who has “been there, done that, and got the t-shirt when ... Read More »

Review: The Hourglass: Life as an Aging Mortal by Pamela Cuming

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★★★★½ The Hourglass: Life as an Aging Mortal by Pamela Cuming is an insightful book about a topic no human being can escape. Cuming’s book addresses how to live with the knowledge that one will eventually die. But it isn’t only about a person’s impending doom. She discusses at length how to view the aging process and how to accept ... Read More »

Review: The Manual: A Guide to the Ultimate Study Method by Rod Bremer

The Manual - A Guide to the Ultimate Study Method

★★★★ The Manual: A Guide to the Ultimate Study Method (Concentration, Super Memory, Speed Reading, Note-Taking, USM, & Rapid Mental Arithmetic), Second Edition , by Rod Bremer, is a wonderful companion for those who are serious about enhancing their learning skills. The Manual is a guide to enhanced concentration, super memory, speed reading, optimal note-taking, rapid mental arithmetic, and the ... Read More »

Teachings on Being by Codrin Stefan Tapu

Teachings on Being by Codrin Stefan Tapu

Teachings on Being: The Holy Book of Religious Leaders, Followers, and Non-Believers by Codrin Stefan Tapu is a collection of aphorisms about what Tapu calls “The New Faith.” The New Faith accepts all faiths under one umbrella as a sort of syncretism, while promoting union between different religions and heritages. As an outcropping of this ethos, Teachings on Being collects ... Read More »