Think Like a Freak: The Authors of Freakonomics Offer to Retrain Your Brain by Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner
The authors of Freakonomics bring us another brilliant book. Think Like a Freak is about learning to think more rationally, creatively, and productively. It offers a new way to solve problems big or small, personal or global. Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner’s book is funny and interesting, and will teach you to see the world in a new way.
Ever told yourself that tomorrow you’ll make a change, do something that will make you happier? But then tomorrow comes and you don’t think you’ve got the time, so again you promise yourself you’ll do it “tomorrow”. Maybe you’re scared of making a change, or you don’t know how to go about it.
Luckily for us plenty of people went through the same struggles and wrote about them, sharing their stories. And now we’ve put together our favorite books on the subject of making your life happier and healthier.
“Can’t wait for the weekend.” How many times do you repeat this like a mantra during the long week? Catching up on sleep is a global sport. Hence the sleep crisis that engulfed our lives so completely that we don’t really remember ever feeling fully rested.
Arianna Huffington, editor of the Huffington Post and author of The Sleep Revolution, learned the hard way what happens when you become so tired that your body just calls it quits and shuts down.
Nudge: Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth and Happiness by Richard H. Thaler and Cass R. Sunstein
We make decisions all the time, big and small. What to have for breakfast, what to wear, whether to buy a new TV or car, whether to change careers or commit to someone for life. Unfortunately, as Richard Thaler and Cass Sunstein argue in Nudge, we often choose poorly.
Looking to improve your writing skills? We’ve put together our favorite books on the subject. From writing great fiction to bestselling non-fiction, from editing your work to how publishing and promoting it works – and everything in between – these books cover it all. Get ready to stop looking at a blank page in fear.
Want to better your life? Whether you’re looking to develop a talent, learn the art of public speaking, improve your productivity or conquer your fears, these are the best books on the subject. We’ve picked the ones that truly changed the way we think and act, and we know they’ll do the same for you.
8 Hour Bestseller: How to Write Your Bestselling Book in Record Time by Tim Castleman
Ever wanted to write a non-fiction bestseller? Start sharpening your imagination: your book’s idea is waiting on your brain’s porch! Just waiting for you to find the key and open the door. In 8 Hour Bestseller, Tim Castleman explains how to do just that.
Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us by Daniel H. Pink
Thought you knew how to motivate yourself and those around you? Think again. As Daniel Pink explains in Drive, the old-school notion of motivation – offering rewards – is no longer relevant in today’s world. The secret to high performance lies in our innate desire to be autonomous, to discover and create, and to do better. Continue Reading…