Review: Fire In the Belly: On Being A Man by Sam Keen

3 Key takeaways from Fire In The Belly: On Being a Man. The book is meant to uncover a new route to authentic manhood. Sam Keen takes modern society’s often contradictory expectations of what it means to be a man and contrasts it with traditional cultures. What kind of impact does the absence of initiationContinue reading “Review: Fire In the Belly: On Being A Man by Sam Keen”

Book Review: Top 5 Regrets of the Dying by Bronnie Ware

Bronnie worked as a caretaker of the dying. Someone who gets hired to tend for people during their final months or weeks in life. Through her work she was able to identify the most common and deepest regrets people had during those final days—what they wished they had done differently, what they wished they hadContinue reading “Book Review: Top 5 Regrets of the Dying by Bronnie Ware”

Thoughts on Bhagavad Gita by Eknath Easwaran

The idea of me “reviewing” spiritual scriptures is bizarre. Who I’m I to judge the some of the most sacred scriptures known to man? Hehe, fuck it, why not,right!? Let’s go! “Bhagavad Gita” is an old Hindu scripture. The narrative framework is a dialogue between Arjuna and his counsel Lord Krishna on the battlefield onContinue reading “Thoughts on Bhagavad Gita by Eknath Easwaran”

Thoughts on Thus Spoke Zarathustra by Friedrich Nietzsche

“Man is a rope stretched between animal and the Übermensch—a rope over an abyss.” The death of God concerns Nietzsche because he has the foresight to see the chaos that might follow—a value system collapsing and a confused age where people no long can tell up from down. The solution he propose is the überman,Continue reading “Thoughts on Thus Spoke Zarathustra by Friedrich Nietzsche”

Thoughts on: The Art of Loving by Erich Fromm

Social psychologist Erich Fromm explores the topic of love in all it’s aspects: not only the craziness and lofty expectations of romantic love, but also love of god, brotherly love, erotic love, the love of parents and self-love..Fromm sees love an art and suggest that mastery in the art of loving need the same knowledgeContinue reading “Thoughts on: The Art of Loving by Erich Fromm”

Review: Essentialism by Greg Mckeown

“The wisdom of life lies in the elimination of non-essentials”- Lin Yutang.Saying yes to everything and trying to please everyone won’t only result in you being stressed out but it will also diminish the quality of your work You don’t want to “major in minor” things as the saying goes..If I would distill this booksContinue reading “Review: Essentialism by Greg Mckeown”

Thoughts on: The 10x Rule by Grant Cardone

Despite being a oversimplified and irrational book at times— full of contradictions— it makes one point very clear: you are probably not doing enough to get you where you want to go! Especially if you have ambitions goals for your finances & professional success. 💊 It’s a tough pill to swallow. 👆🏻 📝 10x RuleContinue reading “Thoughts on: The 10x Rule by Grant Cardone”

Thoughts on: Behave by Robert Sapolsky

What is long and hard, and filled with baboon references? Robert Sapolskys book Behave. Here are some key takeaways and lesson from this fantastic book on human behavior. 📝 “The frontal cortex makes you do the harder thing, when it’s the right thing to do.” The frontal cortex consumes a lot of energy which makesContinue reading “Thoughts on: Behave by Robert Sapolsky”