Books, Weekends

Current Reads & more

I’m pretty happy with how much I’ve been managing to read lately. Still probably not that much, relatively speaking, but I’m reading daily and I’m happy about that. I picked up a couple new library holds yesterday so I thought I’d share what I’m reading. Currently Reading: 📘The Girl in the Tower by Katherine Arden: Book #2 in the Winternight…

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Books, Deep thoughts

Clearness

On Tuesday I posted about following my own lead when I was tired. I tried to do what I really “needed” to do that day to feel good, not just blindly follow my to do list or self-imposed expectations. The other day, I read about a sort of related idea (but in an opposite direction), that I found so interesting…

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Books, Deep thoughts

Everybody is interesting

Last night I was sitting and reading my current non-fiction choice (You’re Not Listening: What You’re Missing and Why it Matters), and a couple of lines stood out to me that I wanted to share. “Everybody is interesting if you ask the right questions.” -Kate Murphy, p. 40 I had to stop reading for a second and think about this.…

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Books

Books: Buying vs. library

I know many people who read blogs also tend to be pretty heavy “book” readers as well, so I’m curious: Where do you get the majority of the books you read? Are you Team Library? Team “Purchase the Hardcover”? Team Kindle/E-Reader? Team Audiobook? I personally am usually a combination of library + purchase, heavy slanted toward the library side (actual…

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Books, Deep thoughts, Wisdom

A fascinating experiment in mindfulness

  I’m almost finished reading Solve for Happy, and it’s one of those books I’m sad to be coming to the end of. I really love it. One big recurring theme throughout it is the concept of mindfulness. The author talks about how we so often spend a majority of our lives “living in our thoughts” in the past, the future…

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