Deep Work – Cal Newport

This book is about the importance of ‘Deep Work’, what it is, and how to implement it. Three to four hours a day of uninterrupted, thoughtfully directed, concentrated effort is productive, rare, and valuable in today’s economy. Deep Work is fully concentrating on specific tasks, without distraction, whilst pushing cognitive abilities to their limit. AContinue reading “Deep Work – Cal Newport”

The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People -Stephen Covey

This book is about people – and it’s a guide for personal growth. Covey suggests there are Seven Habits effective people do. He suggests a habit is the intersection of knowledge, desire, and skill. Learning what to do, discovering the deep want to do something, and practising how to do each habit results in effectivenessContinue reading “The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People -Stephen Covey”

The Body Keeps The Score – Bessel van der Kolk

This book is about how trauma affects the body – and how it can be healed. “The number of people treated for depression has tripled over the past two decades, and one in ten Americans now take antidepressants”*. Trauma is an unbearable experience that happened in the past, that is relived constantly in the present,Continue reading “The Body Keeps The Score – Bessel van der Kolk”

A Return To Love – Marianne Williamson

This book invites us to re-examine our relationship with God. Across two parts ‘Principles’ and ‘Practice’ the book covers areas as varied as ‘miracles’ and ‘work’. The book defines love as what we are born with, and fear as what we have learned. We are encouraged to our engage in the spiritual journey of acceptingContinue reading “A Return To Love – Marianne Williamson”