In this series, I give a brief snapshot of three unrelated books that I recently read and enjoyed. If you decide to read them too, I’d love to hear what you thought!
The Book: 10% Happier by Dan Harris
In Three Words: Exploration. Meditation. Change.
Biggest Takeaway: For some reason, I thought this book was a self-improvement tome along the lines of The Happiness Project. I wasn’t completely wrong, but it read more like a memoir. It was a surprisingly personal journey, written by a public figure. I was impressed by Harris’s genuine account of his journey toward emotional/spiritual growth and increased life satisfaction. And I’ve been inspired to try doing meditation outside the yoga studio.
The Book: The Girl Who Came Home: A Novel of the Titanic by Hazel Gaynor
In Three Words: Titanic. (Do you really need another two words?) [Read more…]