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A Guide To Rational Living Summary

A Guide To Rational Living Summary

The main idea behind the book ‘A Guide To Rational Living’ is that our irrational thoughts and beliefs are the root cause behind most of the emotional disturbances that we experience.

The author, Albert Ellis (1913 – 2007) was one of the most influential psychotherapists to have …
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Maxwell Maltz Psycho Cybernetics Summary

Psycho Cybernetics Summary

Psycho Cybernetics, published in 1960, provides a framework of how the mind operates as a goal striving mechanism. The book draws insights from both machine principles and self image psychology to help readers understand this system of ideas so as to incorporate new habits of thinking, imagining, remembering and acting, to …
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The Upside Of Stress Summary

The Upside Of Stress Summary

The Upside of Stress suggests that not only does adversity make us stronger, but it also provides evidence to support the fact that embracing stress can actually have a positive impact on our mental and physical health. In addition, the book explores how our mindset determines the impact that stress …
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Gary Keller The One Thing Summary

Gary Keller THE ONE THING Summary

The One Thing is a book which helps readers discover their most important goals by asking the ‘focusing question’ whilst also providing valuable insights and tools to enable you to make more productive use of your time.

The author Gary Keller is an entrepreneur who founded and currently runs one of …
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Everything Is Fucked Summary

Everything Is Fucked Summary

Everything Is Fucked is a book which explores the idea of hope and how it generates meaning in our lives. The author, Mark Manson is an internet entrepreneur, blogger, and writer. In the book, Manson leverages psychology, philosophical theories and hard science to explain and provide the antidote for many of the …
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What To Say When You Talk To Yourself By Shad Helmstetter

What To Say When You Talk To Yourself by Shad Helmstetter

What To Say When You Talk To Yourself by Shad Helmstetter, is a self-help book which explores the principles behind self talk. In the book, Helmstetter provides examples of the various levels of self talk as well as precise self talk scripts that readers can use to improve their inner …
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Carol Dweck Mindset Summary

Carol Dweck MINDSET Summary

Carol Dweck, Professor of Psychology at Stanford University has spent decades researching on topics involving motivation, personal achievement and success. Her book, Mindset: The New Psychology of Success is a culmination of all those years of observation, study and research. The central theme to her book is that an individual’s ‘Mindset’ …
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The 5 Elements of Effective Thinking

The 5 Elements Of Effective Thinking – Book Summary

We can improve our lives in all areas just by improving the way we think. As the authors Michael Starbird and Edward Burger tells us: The 5 elements of effective thinking are to put simply, better thinking habits. The 1st element is to do with striving for rock-solid understanding (earth), …
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High Performance Habits Summary

High Performance Habits Summary

High performers are individuals who are able to create and sustain increasing levels of both success and well-being over the long term. The book High Performance Habits presents findings from one of the largest studies conducted on high achievers around the globe. It explores six habits which have shown to …
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