Category Archives: PURPOSE & SPIRITUALITY

Ego Is The Enemy – Ryan Holiday

Ego Is The Enemy Book Cover Ego Is The Enemy
Ryan Holiday
Purpose / Spirituality
Portfolio
2016
226

In Ego Is The Enemy, Ryan Holiday explores the negative aspects of the ego and how it has affected some of the most historical and contemporary figures on this planet. This book will teach you how to overcome your ego, work hard and stay on your mission. 

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Quiet – Susan Cain

Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking Book Cover Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking
Susan Cain
Self-Help / Purpose
Crown Publishing Group
2012
337

In this book, Susan Cain draws from research in neuroscience and psychology to prove the real power of introverts on this planet. More specifically, she will teach you:

  • Why the most successful people in the world are all introverts.
  • How introverts are different from extroverts and how they can use that to their advantage.
  • Why we should never underestimate introvert characters.
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Feel The Fear And Do It Anyway – Susan Jeffers

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Susan Jeffers
Self Help / Purpose
Penguin Random House
2007
272

In this book, Susan Jeffers will teach you:

  • How to overcome your fear in an effective and efficient way.
  • How to move away from your doubts and reclaim your power.
  • How to stop caring what other people think of you.
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Civilization And Its Discontents – Sigmund Freud

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Sigmund Freud
Self Help / Purpose
W.W. Norton & Company
2010
192

In this book, Sigmund Freud - one of the world's most aspiring psychologists - answers some of the most fundamental questions regarding human society, such as:

  • What has led to the existence of our civilization?
  • Why does this civilization evokes feelings of frustration and unhappiness?
  • Can we do something about it?
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On The Shortness Of Life – Seneca

On The Shortness Of Life Book Cover On The Shortness Of Life
Seneca
Self Help / Purpose
Penguin Books
2004
112

In this book, great Roman philosopher Seneca reveals his life lessons about time and how to use it. According to him, life is LONG only if we learn how to use it. In this book, you will discover:

  • How to use your time more effectively.
  • Seneca's stoic insights on how to live a happy and fulfilling live without external factors (money, status, etc.).
  • How to obtain a peace of mind in every situation.
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The 7 Habits Of Highly Effective People – Stephen Covey

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Stephen R. Covey
Self Help / Purpose
Simon & Schuster
2013
391

In this book, Stephen Covey talks about the 7 universal principles of effectiveness. They are ‘universal’, meaning that they are applicable throughout the world regardless the religion, ethical system and social philosophy people believe in. These rules are so powerful and self-evident, and therefore this book can apply to everyone aiming to be more effective in life.

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Meditation: The First and Last Freedom – Osho

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Osho
Self Help / Spirituality
St. Martin's Griffin
2004
303

In this book, OSHO reveals the basics about meditation. When, how and where to meditate? These questions are all handled in the book. Furthermore, OSHO gives some very practical meditation techniques. To summarize: an ideal book for beginning meditators!

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Busy – Tony Crabbe

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Tony Crabbe
Self Help / Purpose
Piatkus Books
2014
278

In this book, Tony Crabbe describes how we can regain focus in a world of too much. Being 'busy', jumping from one stimuli to another and consuming all possible information will not make you stand out. As Tony Crabbe puts it: "We have to relearn how to manage our attention and stop loving to 'be busy'". This book will show you exactly how to do that.

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