Tag Archive: Books

Good questions

The writer of one my favourite blogs now has a book out: Barking up the Wrong Tree: The Surprising Science Behind Why Everything You Know About Success Is (Mostly) Wrong. I can’t wait for… Continue reading

Food alternate facts

Sometimes I really wish that someone would just organise all my food and exercise for me (hell, my life), so I’d didn’t need to think about it. Sometimes I could quite happily just… Continue reading

Self Compassion

Just saving here a couple of positive things I’ve read this week that have cheered me up. Firstly there was this post on Reddit:  I don’t know what it was that made everything… Continue reading

Chuck It

A friend gave me a copy of Marie Kondo‘s book The Life Changing Magic of Tidying.    There’s a really good summary here of the book and the key principles behind the art… Continue reading

Better Than Before

I’m not going to lie. It was a struggle to read this book. I do love Gretchen Rubin but sometimes I don’t want to think about all my flaws. I want to be… Continue reading

How to Love

I have been having difficulties with someone for a very long time. One of those love-hate, jelly fish relationships where you are constantly weighing up: Is this worth it? Why am I doing… Continue reading

A God in Ruins

I have just finished reading Kate Atkinson’s latest novel, A God in Ruins. (No spoilers). I absolutely love all her books and buy them as soon as they come out. I think AGIR… Continue reading

Don’t Give Up

Here’s an inspiring story for aspiring fiction writers every where. Renee Knight’s first novel is being published next week.  She is 55 years old.  There is always hope.     Disclaimer: Renee Knight. Renee… Continue reading

Brain Rules

I have been reading Brain Rules by John Medina. I think this book has to be one of the best manuals for human beings that I’ve read so far. It explains so many fascinating details… Continue reading