Tag Archives: non fiction

Book review – The Crossroads of Should and Must by Elle Luna

I read The Crossroads of Should and Must back in April, took loads of notes, had many thoughts, and then couldn’t seem to bring myself to write a review because it required doing some hard thinking about my “crossroads” and … Continue reading

Posted in Books | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Book review – Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert

Big Magic has been incredibly inspirational, even “life changing,” to a lot of people, but I’m not sold. Throughout the book, I underlined a lot of good ideas and thoughts that I felt were relevant to me. But, I also … Continue reading

Posted in Books | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Book review – Reasons to stay alive by Matt Haig

Everyone should consider reading Reasons to Be Alive, whether you have depression, know someone who has depression, are curious about depression or might, at some point in your life, encounter depression in yourself, in a loved one, in a stranger, … Continue reading

Posted in Books | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Book review – Life Reimagined by Barbara Bradley Hagerty

To be completely honest, when I first started listening to Life Reimagined, I was filled with dread and regret: I’m going to die alone, immobile and demented! It’s a hard book to read when you’re in the middle of questioning … Continue reading

Posted in Books | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Book review – Solitude by Michael Harris

I really wanted to love this book, but, as interesting as the many topics Harris covered were, I felt that the book veered into crotchety, distracted old folk territory. Solitude: In Pursuit of a Singular Life in a Crowded World … Continue reading

Posted in Books | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Book review – Chasing Slow by Erin Loechner

As noted on the author’s website, Chasing Slow is about “slowing down, about stripping the excess, about refusing to amass in a world that shouts for more”. In other words, it’s about simplifying your life and minimizing your possessions. What … Continue reading

Posted in Books | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Book review: The Four Tendencies by Gretchen Rubin

I love the idea of making resolutions, but I’ve never once succeeded at sticking to a resolution. Heck, I typically struggle with monthly or weekly goals. For years, I tried to set resolutions or monthly goals. I even tried bribing … Continue reading

Posted in Books | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments