joseph murphy the power of your subconscious mind summary


The Power Of Your Subconscious Mind (1963) explains the inner workings of the mind, mainly –the subconscious mind and postulates that our thoughts, feelings and imagery is what largely influences the outer world that we experience. The author, Dr. Joseph Murphy (1898 – 1981) was a writer and minister of …
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becoming supernatural summary


Harnessing scientific research and drawing from ancient wisdom, Becoming Supernatural (2017) explains how the average person can free themselves from self imposed limitations and transcend their lives. The author, Joe Dispenza is a doctor and educator -specializing in the fields of neuroscience, epigenetics and quantum physics.

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Dr. Caroline Leaf THINK LEARN SUCCEED Summary

Think Learn Succeed (2019) contains valuable insights on mindsets and stresses how adopting an effective mindset can be the differentiating factor as to the levels of success and well-being that one attains in life. Furthermore, the book distills a great deal of neuroscientific research on the processes of learning as well …
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Steven Hayes A LIBERATED MIND Summary & Review

Steven C. Hayes is a clinical psychologist who pioneered ‘Acceptance and Commitment Therapy’ (ACT). ACT is a type of behavioral therapy, with its core philosophy which revolves around (1) changing one’s relationship with their thoughts and feelings rather than trying to change their content, and (2) turning towards one’s suffering …
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Robert Kiyosaki RICH DAD POOR DAD Summary

“I had two fathers, a rich one and a poor one,” writes the author, Robert Kiyosaki. Although well educated, his biological father (poor dad) struggled financially whilst his best friend’s father, whom Kiyosaki refers to as ‘rich dad,’ dropped out of middle school but eventually became a millionaire. The book …
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Angela Duckworth GRIT Summary

The central theme of Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance (2016) is that when it comes to achieving success: one’s ability to commit to their goals and persevering in the face of obstacles matters more than their innate talent. The author, Angela Duckworth is a psychologist at the University …
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Everything is Figureoutable Summary & Review

Everything is Figureoutable (2019) is more than a mantra, it’s a collection of practical insights and actionable discipline that’s woven together to serve as an effective life philosophy. The ‘figureoutable philosophy’ aims to inspire readers to adopt the fundamental mindsets and habits to figure anything out!

The author, Marie Forleo, is …
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Nir Eyal INDISTRACTABLE Summary & Review

Indistractable (2019) provides a framework that readers can use to improve their attention and eliminate distractions. The premise of the book is that much of the distractions that we encounter arise from within and that the distraction itself isn’t the problem, but rather, how we choose to respond to it …
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Susan Cain Quiet Summary

Susan Cain QUIET Summary

Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking (2012), explores the psychology of 2 distinct personality types, that is, introversion and extraversion and explains how cultures tend to undervalue introverts. The author, Susan Cain is a writer and lecturer who co-founded ‘Quiet Revolution,’ a company with …
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A Guide To Rational Living Summary

A Guide To Rational Living Summary & Review

A Guide to Rational Living (1975) suggests that it is our irrational thoughts and beliefs which 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 lived. He pioneered …
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Maxwell Maltz Psycho Cybernetics Summary

Maxwell Maltz Psycho Cybernetics Summary

Psycho Cybernetics (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 them to improve their own self image and achieve their …
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The Upside Of Stress Summary

The Upside of Stress Summary & Review

The Upside of Stress (2015) explains that it is our mindset that determines the impact that stress will have on us. The book also provides evidence to suggest that embracing stress can actually have a positive impact on our mental and physical health.

The author, Kelly McGonigal is a health psychologist at …
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Gary Keller The ONE Thing Summary

Summary: The premise of the book The One Thing (2013) is that at any given point in time, your success in any domain will depend on prioritizing all your efforts in identifying and working on that one particular thing, by harnessing what the author Gary Keller calls the ‘Focusing Question.’
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Everything Is Fucked Summary

Everything is Fucked Summary & Review

Everything is Fucked (2019) leverages psychology and philosophy to explore the idea of hope and how it brings meaning in our lives whilst also attempting to provide the antidote for many of the existential dilemmas we face today. The author, Mark Manson is a personal development consultant, internet entrepreneur, blogger, …
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What To Say When You Talk To Yourself By Shad Helmstetter


What To Say When You Talk To Yourself (2017) explores the principles behind self talk. In the book, the author Shad 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 dialogue and optimize their …
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Carol Dweck Mindset Summary

Carol Dweck MINDSET Summary

Mindset: The New Psychology of Success (2006) highlights the importance of adopting a ‘growth mindset’ and demonstrates how an individual’s mindset plays a crucial part in determining how well they do in practically any domain of life. The author, Dr. Carol Dweck is a Professor of Psychology at Stanford University. 


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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 & Review

High Performance Habits (2017) presents findings from one of the largest studies conducted on high achievers around the globe. It explores six habits that have shown to be the most effective when it comes to achieving extraordinary results and sustained success. The author, Brendon Burchard is a high performance coach …
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