Psychology

Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking

Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking by Malcolm Gladwell is a well-known book. Most people interested in relationships or in psychology have read this book. While I enjoyed this book, I found it to beat around the bush at times or be somewhat repetitive with certain points. However, this is definitely a good read. Here are some of the points that I liked: Gottman, however, doesn’t...

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1 of the 50 Success Classics: Psycho Cybernetics (2000)

Psycho cybernetics is an amazing book. The book is about having a good self-image. I think introspection is the mother of self-improvement. I first read an old hardcover edition that I got through the FIU interlibrary program called ILLiad. I’ve heard from a few people that it was a good book to read. So, I at the time, I had finally got my hands on an old/original version, and so I was kind of...

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How Successful People Think

I don’t like bombarding myself with useless information. Since there’s an endless amount of information in the world, I have to discern which piece of material is worth my time and which piece isn’t. The book How Successful People Think by John C Maxwell seemed like a book that I shouldn’t read, but because of the title and the size of the book, I decided to check it out...

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A life worth living. . .

Out of all the time I’ve been improving myself, I think I have finally figured out the meaning of my life. Here are my rules: Be positive. Enjoy life. Take massive action. It’s so simple. Other things like being friendly, proactive, having fun, all fit within these three things. These are my core values.

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The hard fall

How hard do we need to fall to realize how much we want to succeed? It seems to me that there are people who have ‘success’ or ‘motivational’ products out there who have had instances in their life with which they were at a great disadvantage. Do we really need to hit rock bottom in order to motivate ourselves? I’m trying to push myself without having hit rock...

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Our Deepest Fear

I saw a post that I really really liked, and so I’m posting it here. I see this as a way to increase inner-strength and power. Our Deepest Fear Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness...

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