Psychology & Well Being

Your Ultimate ACT Prep Book by Ashleigh Owens (Book Review #233)

This review was kindly requested by Ashleigh Owens.  Your Ultimate ACT prep book is written with the intention to provide the best strategy and work ethic to increase your score. ACT is divided into four multiple choice subject tests: English, mathematics, reading, and science reasoning. Subject test scores range from 1 to 36; all scores are integers. The book is like a test prep course without the expensive costs. What I liked about the book was that it is integrated into four chapters []

Immediacy: Our Ways of Coping in Everyday Life (Book Review #189)

This review was written for Online Book Club “I rate this book 4 out of 4 stars.” This book was an “OnlineBookClub.org Book of the Day.” Immediacy is a non-fiction – Psychology – Social Science book written about ways of which we can cope in everyday life. The book begins with informing us that from the day we are born, every single one of us must cope with the world we live in. Based on how effective with cope, we succeed to []

Survival by Alexander S. Blackmon (Book Review #204)

This review was kindly requested by Lean Stone Book Club. This book is all about survival techniques and basic preparing methods to survive tricky situations. I think it is a great book for people that travel a lot or are planning to travel to places that there may be circumstances where you really get stuck. I think it’s a very useful book to have and to even keep in the trunk of your car. The only recommendation I would have is to []

NLP Techniques by Brian Ledger (Book Review #228)

This review was kindly requested by Lean Stone Book Club.   NLP is a short non-fiction book written about the effective way to set your mind straight and to be able to focus better in life. NPL stands for Neuro Linguistic Programs, which are psychological techniques that facilitate effective communication. I found this book to be fascinating as it is something most of us lack in our relationships and it the primary reason for fall outs.   What I would have liked []

Breadcrumbs by Francis Shaw (Book Review #201)

This review was kindly requested by Francis Shaw. Breadcrumbs is a short, self-help book written about a collection of essays. It begins with a quote from the famous Persian Poet, Rumi, “Beyond the ideas of right and wrong, there is a field, I’ll meet you there.” Ironically, this quote sums up the book very well. The author uses various ways to elaborate on the message without directly saying it out loud. The skill used is fabulously webbed within stories like the King’s []