Thoughts on: “Turning Pro” by Steven Pressfield

This book is about the struggle against Resistance that keeps us from pursuing our creative endeavors. ————————- It is this Resistance that makes us hate ourselves, and that breeds undirected discontent. ————————- The world is made up of amateurs and professionals. They are both dealing with the same material (the pain of being human andContinue reading “Thoughts on: “Turning Pro” by Steven Pressfield”

Thoughts on: “Fables of Fortune” by Richard Watts

“Fable of Fortune – What rich people have that you don’t want.” —————- Richard Watts has worked as a legal counsel for the super rich for many years. In his book he shares stories for this hidden world, showing that it might not be all roses after all. —————- This is not a psychological studyContinue reading “Thoughts on: “Fables of Fortune” by Richard Watts”

Best Books of the Year: #3

#3 “Siddhartha” by Hermann Hesse —-— Hesse influential book about a wealthy Brahmin son that casts off a life of privilege to find spiritual fulfillment. A short read and profound read! ——- WHY THIS BOOK? ——— “This book is scripture posing as literature and is best read after getting what you thought you wanted.” –Continue reading “Best Books of the Year: #3”

Raw & Unedited Notes: ‘So you’ve been Publicly Shamed’ by Jon Ronson

Disclaimer: These are the notes I took while reading this book and there might be missing quotation marks, unchecked facts and other errors. “And the one day it hit me. Something of real consequence was happening. We were at the start of a great renaissance of public shaming. After a lull of 180 years (publicContinue reading “Raw & Unedited Notes: ‘So you’ve been Publicly Shamed’ by Jon Ronson”