What I'm Reading Now
I aim to live by my individualized “happiness recipe” — thoughts and actions that I know, through experience, add value to my life. An integral part of my “happiness recipe” is listening to self-improvement, educational, and self-help audiobooks and podcasts. Listening — then translating the information into applicable “nuggets” — helps me stay grounded, happy, perspective-filled, and “trending positive.” In this section I share not only a current favourite, but a few lines on why I found the main take-aways particularly useful.
Have favourite books, authors, podcasts, etc? Email me the information. I live for being exposed to new people and ideas.
Quick note: Happiness can be a misleading word. Don’t confuse my use of “happy” with “blind or momentary pleasure.” I use “happiness” to describe my personal dedication to fostering growth, awareness, and a productive outlook on life — a catch-all for more complex concepts of “inner sense of worth,” “inner North Star,” “inner groundedness,” “lasting gratification,” “contentment,” etc.
What overlays my entire philosophy of life (including my health) is the desire for growth...