Personal Development

Want to become a better person? Good for you! You'll find advice and inspiration on these blogs.

Listen to our summary of Striking Thoughts, a collection of Bruce Lee's notes, to learn 3 of his biggest life lessons in 4 minutes.
Listen to our summary of Clear Thinking by Shane Parrish to discover 4 obstacles to good thinking (and 4 ways to overcome them) in just 4 minutes.
Listen to our summary of Build the Life You Want, Oprah Winfrey's latest #1 bestseller, to master the 4 pillars of happiness in 4 minutes.
Listen to our summary of A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens to learn 3 valuable life lessons in just 4 minutes via a quick plot summary.
Read our summary of The Light We Carry, the follow-up to Michelle Obama's memoir Becoming, to learn how to beat fear and shine bright!
Read our summary of Dear Girls by comedian Ali Wong to learn 3 valuable life lessons about travel, stereotypes, and remembering our roots.
Read our summary of Never Finished by David Goggins to learn about 1-second decisions, raising the bar, and rejecting low-level success.
The Midnight Library tells the story of Nora, a depressed woman in her 30s, who, on the day she decides to die, finds herself in a library full of lives she could have lived, where she discovers there’s a lot more to life, even her current one, than she had ever imagined.
Siddhartha presents the self-discovery expedition of a man during the time of the Buddha who, unsure of what life really means to him, takes an exploratory journey to pursue the highs and lows of life, which ultimately leads him to discover the equilibrium in all things and a higher wisdom within.
The Catcher in the Rye describes the adventures of well-off teenage boy Holden Caulfield on a weekend out alone in New York City, illuminating the struggles of young adults with existential questions of morality, identity, meaning, and connection.
The Greatest Secret comes as a sequel to “The Secret,” which was a worldwide phenomenon when it first came out as it presented the idea that one can change their own life by tapping into the Universe’s powers and asking for their wildest dreams to come true using the law of attraction.
The Art of Living talks about living a peaceful life through meditation and gratitude, especially by using the Vipassana meditation technique and the philosophy behind Buddhism, which promotes developing a clearer vision of life and seeing things as they truly are.
Super Human presents the groundbreaking discoveries of Dave Asprey (the CEO of Bulletproof) in the field of diet & nutrition, biohacking, longevity, and offers a scientific view on how to live your best life and look like the best version of yourself by adopting practices acclaimed by bioengineers right away.
No Self No Problem is a provocative read about the implications of Buddhism in neuroscience, and more specifically about the idea that the self is only a product of the mind, meaning that there is no “I”.
The Power of Regret is a deep dive into an emotion we all experience, outlining in three parts why regret makes us more human, not less, which four core regrets plague us all, and how we can accept and reshape our mistakes into better futures instead of keeping them as skeletons in our closets.
Loserthink talks about the sabotaging thinking habits that run our minds and paralyze us when it comes to taking charge of life, and how we can overcome them with small, incremental steps that drive powerful change.
The Life-Changing Science of Detecting Bullshit teaches its readers how to avoid falling for the lies and false information that other people spread by helping them build essential thinking skills through examples from the real world.
Why Has Nobody Told Me This Before? is a collection of a clinical psychologist’s best practical advice to combat anxiety and depression and improve our mental health in small increments, collected from over a decade of 1-on-1 work with patients.
No Hard Feelings is a practical book for better managing the emotional side of work and building the skills needed to enhance your performance both within your role and more broadly throughout your career path by finding motivation again and managing negative emotions.
Resilience will help you find joy in self-transformation, showing you ways to become more positive, hard-working, and face hardship with the kind of bravery and optimism that will get you through any challenge.