Range: How Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World
A powerful argument for how to succeed in any field: develop broad interests and skills while everyone around you is rushing to specialize. Studying the world's most successful athletes, artists, musicians, inventors and scientists, Epstein demonstrates why in most fields - especially those that are complex and unpredictable - generalists, not specialists are primed to excel. No matter what you do, where you are in life, whether you are a teacher, student, scientist, business analyst, parent, job hunter, retiree, you will see the world differently after you've read Range. You'll understand better how we solve problems, how we learn and how we succeed. You'll see why failing a test is the best way to learn and why frequent quitters end up with the most fulfilling careers.
The Courage to be Happy: True Contentment Is In Your Power
The sequel to the global bestseller The Courage To Be Disliked, the Japanese phenomenon in applying twentieth-century psychology to contemporary dilemmas continues with life-changing advice on finding happiness. In The Courage To Be Happy, Ichiro Kishimi and Fumitake Koga again distil their wisdom into simple yet profound advice to show us how we, too, can use twentieth-century psychological theory to find true happiness.
The Small Pleasures Of Life
An enchanting celebration of life's small pleasures, this little book captures the French imagination and art of living a good life. Recounted with a lively, innocent curiosity about the little things that make life worthwhile, this is an unforgettable, absorbing read to be savoured at length by everyone looking to create more peace and joy in their lives.
The Answer: How to take charge of your life & become the person you want to be
In THE ANSWER, international bestselling authors Allan and Barbara Pease share all of the tips and wisdom they have learned on their own journey to success, and show readers how it is possible to achieve their goals.
The Happiness Curve: Why Life Gets Better After Midlife
Why does happiness get harder in your 40s? Why do you feel in a slump even when you're successful? Where does this malaise come from? And, most importantly, will it ever end? Full of insights and eye-opening data, and featuring practical ways to endure the dip and avoid its perils and traps, The Happiness Curve doesn't just show you the dark forest of midlife, it helps you find a path through the trees. It also demonstrates how we can - and why we must - do more to help each other through the woods. Midlife is a journey we mustn't walk alone.
The Art of Stopping Time
Discover the deepest secrets of time and take control of your life. By following the 100-day Gong ritual - allocating a set amount of time each day, a 'Gong', to everyday tasks - you will not only find your mind is calmer and clearer but also that you have the space to accomplish what you want in life.