#25 – Maps of Meaning by Jordan Peterson (My 100 Favorite Books)

This may be the most controversial entry on my list, as the author has become famous (or infamous) in recent years.  I read this book in 2014 on the recommendation of a friend, found it wordy and challenging, posted a review on Goodreads and that was it.  At the time there were maybe ten totalContinue reading “#25 – Maps of Meaning by Jordan Peterson (My 100 Favorite Books)”

#77 – Unclean by Richard Beck (My 100 Favorite Books)

Would you drink a glass if wine if you knew it had a drop of urine in it? In his book Unclean, Richard Beck played with questions like this.  He examined a variety of psychological experiments that showed the majority of people answered no to such a question.  This is the idea of “negativity dominance”Continue reading “#77 – Unclean by Richard Beck (My 100 Favorite Books)”

Mindset: The New Psychology of Success (Review)

Do you have a fixed or a growth mindset?  Carol Dweck’s book Mindset: The New Psychology of Success seeks to teach you what the mindsets are and why having a growth one is vital for a good life. My wife recommended this book to me and I found the ideas within it very helpful.  ToContinue reading “Mindset: The New Psychology of Success (Review)”