Thoughts on: Steppenwolf by Hermann Hesse

This was the right book at the wrong time for me. I can see myself loving it 10 years ago, when I was had a more gloomy and cynical outlook on life, I can hear myself saying, “This book really gets it”. (It don’t miss those days. 😂) While I can still see the qualities;Continue reading “Thoughts on: Steppenwolf by Hermann Hesse”

Favorite Books of the Year 2018: “Demian” – Hermann Hesse

A short and moody novel that revolves around young Sinclair and the difficult task of finding oneself. Growing up in a protected and pious middle class home he eventually has to face the real world. Sinclair gets a new mysterious classmates, Demian, who guides him to detach and revolt from the superficial world of formContinue reading “Favorite Books of the Year 2018: “Demian” – Hermann Hesse”

Favorite Books of the Year 2018: “12 Rules for Life” – Jordan Peterson

Life is suffering. How do we deal with that?! We face it, we bare it. Hell is a bottomless pit and in spite of how fucked up and unfair things are, we still can make it even worse. Let’s not do that! What if we instead get our act together and prepare ourselves to faceContinue reading “Favorite Books of the Year 2018: “12 Rules for Life” – Jordan Peterson”

Thoughts on: “The Journey to the East” by Hermann Hesse

This short and sweet books became the next stop for my Hermann Hesse obsession. —- The story has magical, almost mystical feel to it. Almost impossible to understand at times, but we are being warned, that the story about to be told about the journey to the East, is an untellable story. It’s not justContinue reading “Thoughts on: “The Journey to the East” by Hermann Hesse”

Thoughts on: “Demian” by Hermann Hesse

The story revolves around young Sinclair and the difficult task of finding ones self. Growing up in a protected and pious middle class home he eventually has to face the real world. Sinclair gets a new mysterious classmates, Demian, who guides him to detach and revolt from the superficial world of form and awaken toContinue reading “Thoughts on: “Demian” by Hermann Hesse”

Demian, Synchronicity & Carl Jung

I picked up Hermann Hesse’s “Demian” and believed it could act as a pallet cleanser after my binge-reading of books revolving around jungian psychology. —— Haha, bad call! Already in the introduction I read that before writing the book in 1920 “Hesse began to explore the writings of Freud and Jung on dreams and archetypes”.Continue reading “Demian, Synchronicity & Carl Jung”

What’s brewing? New book Arrivals!

I’m very excited about the books I received today! Have you read any of them? 😀🤔 ——————————— In the stack: – 📖 “Trust me, I’m Lying: Confessions of a Media Manipulator” – 📖 “Demian” by Hermann Hesse – 📖 “Improv Wisdom: Don’t Prepare, Just show up” – 📖 “The Human Magnet Syndrome: Why We LoveContinue reading “What’s brewing? New book Arrivals!”

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”

Thoughts on: “Siddhartha” by Hermann Hesse

I’ll do this one in “verse”: 🖌 Siddharthas father was a learned man// for religious rites was all he cared// Siddhartha followed his fathers footsteps, but was not content// He wanted more than dogma and finally off he went// Into the forest and joined the ascetics // who liked to fast and thought possessions whereContinue reading “Thoughts on: “Siddhartha” by Hermann Hesse”