Psychology & Self Help

Rethink Happy: An Entrepreneur’s Journey Toward Finding Authentic Joy by Doug Kisgen (Book Review #53)

This review is written for Online Book Club. “I rate this book 4 out of 4 stars.” Although this book is a fictional story, it comes from a very real place. The Author uses two characters in his tale to express and communicate his message to the reader. The significance of the message is way more useful than the story, however, sometimes, I believe people listen and learn faster and more effectively when it is said in a tale rather than a []

How to Make Rational Decisions While Keeping Your Mind Clear

Here are a few tips and points that may help you when the time comes. Pause and reflect: Many people like to prepare and plan, and some like to be fast and respond to situations immediately. This can sometimes work both ways. Both traits are good to have but when you want to make a rational decision with a clear, unbiased mind, then pondering on the subject may be the better way to go about it. Do Not Respond to Negative Energy []

I Came, I Saw, I Coffeed – by Bruce Miller (Book Review #12)

  Our very own Sex & the City story with a twist, this time, we go through a male’s perspective point of view. The Author dates around in hopes of finding his “Carrie Bradshaw” This book is about Bruce and his decision to start dating again and what he experiences when he is back into the market. The women are all very friendly, have good jobs, looks and are pretty well endowed. Bruce drinks a lot of “coffees” as he searches for []

Erasing Scars by Dr. James D. Okun MD, Evangelita Goodwell (Book Review #21)

  “Millions of Americans are afflicted with genital herpes with tens of thousands of new cases being reported each year. This ravaging disease afflicts its sufferers with both physical and emotional scarring, and while effective treatments for the physical aspects of the disease have been developed in recent years, relatively scant attention has been given to the emotional trauma associated with the disease. And even less attention has been given to the connection between patients’ stress levels and recurrences of herpes outbreaks.” []

Wake Up To The Joy Of You by Agapi Stassinopoulos (Book Review #20)

Fly into the world that is full of hope and joy. Here lays 52 chapters filled with words of wisdom in hope to connect people to each other and themselves. This book is like the helpful fairy tale animals that assist you in your journey of life. I found myself smiling when I started to read this book. There are numerous relatable topics in this book that I believe many of us have endured during our lifetime. We can definitely use this []

On Death & Dying by Elisabeth Kübler-Ross (Book Review #15)

Summary “One of the most important psychological studies of the late twentieth century, On Death and Dying grew out of Dr. Elisabeth Kübler-Ross’s famous interdisciplinary seminar on death, life, and transition. In this remarkable book, Dr. Kübler-Ross first explored the now-famous five stages of death: denial and isolation, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance. Through sample interviews and conversations, she gives readers a better understanding of how imminent death affects the patient, the professionals who serve that patient, and the patient’s family, bringing []