Sapiens by Yuval Noah Harari is a multifaceted review and analysis of the current understanding of human evolution and the forces behind major historical developments. This companion to Sapiens includes an overview of the book, important people, key takeaways, analysis of key takeaways, and much more.
"Decent review but I should have bought the book."
Mindset: The New Psychology of Success, written by psychology researcher Carol S. Dweck, PhD, uncovers the differences between two core mind-sets: the fixed mind-set and the growth mind-set. Through analysis of research and real-life accounts, Dweck examines the two mind-sets and discusses why one, the growth mind-set, tends to lead to a more successful and fulfilling life. This companion to Mindset includes an overview of the book, important people, key takeaways, analysis of key takeaways, and much more.
"Good reviews of Mindset, a book, not outstanding."
The Compound Effect: Jumpstart Your Income, Your Life, Your Success is a self-help book by the publisher of SUCCESS magazine, Darren Hardy. It describes how small attitude and behavior adjustments, when applied with consistency, can result in significant life changes....
"Good for a beginner"
The Untethered Soul: The Journey Beyond Yourself chronicles the spiritual journey an individual can take to explore consciousness, achieve enlightenment, and enjoy a happier and more fulfilled life. Listeners are encouraged to delve into the relationships they have formed with themselves, others, and the world around them. This companion to The Untethered Soul includes an overview of the book, important people, key takeaways, analysis of key takeaways, and more much more!
"This is not the book. Very good though!"
This Eureka Book of What to Expect When You're Expecting includes: an overview of the book, important people, key takeaways, analyses of key takeaways, and much more!
"Thought this was the actual book. DO NOT BUY!!!"
Please note: This is a companion to the book and not the original book. The China Study by T. Colin Campbell and Thomas M. Campbell II is primarily focused on the results of an enormous survey of diet and mortality that T. Colin Campbell conducted in 65 Chinese counties.This companion to The China Study includes: overview of the book; important people; key takeaways; analysis of key takeaways; and much more!
"great summary but a little repetitive good read."
Guns, Germs, & Steel: The Fates of Human Societies by Jared Diamond won the Pulitzer Prize for the first edition, which was published in 1997. Over 13,000 years of human history are explored in order to explain why societies around the world evolved differently from each other and how those differences led to the conquest of particular groups at the hands of others. This companion to Guns, Germs, & Steelincludes an overview of the book, important people, key takeaways, analysis of key takeaways, and much more.
A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life's Purpose by Eckhart Tolle is a nonfiction book about individual spiritual enlightenment and how this can positively affect humankind. To further evolve, humanity must now shift away from ego-based identification, with its excessive attachments to the material world, emotional pain, and endless thoughts, and toward a way of existence or "being" that recognizes the presence of a unified, divine spirit in everyone.
The Millionaire Next Door is a book about US millionaires, including a discussion on how they got to be millionaires. The key finding that surprised the authors is that the majority of millionaires do not stand out. They live in modest homes in average neighborhoods, run blue-collar businesses, and do not spend money on flashy cars, watches, or jewelry. In fact, most of their neighbors have no idea they are millionaires....
Codependent No More, by Melody Beattie, is a self-help book that explains codependency and how to overcome it. Originally published in 1986, it was written before codependency was fully acknowledged in the mental health profession....
Christiane Northrup, MD's Goddesses Never Age: The Secret Prescription for Radiance, Vitality, and Well-Being is a self-help book directed at older women, to whom she offers extensive advice on how to live an ageless life unbound by the cultural stereotypes of aging. This companion to Goddesses Never Age includes an overview of the book, important people, key takeaways, analysis of key takeaways, and much more.
"details were missing"
Emotional Intelligence 2.0 is a self-help-style book about identifying one's strengths and weaknesses in various areas of emotional intelligence and providing tools for improving emotional intelligence skills. It's an expansion on the 2004 book The Emotional Intelligence Quick Book and is based on the authors' online Emotional Intelligence Appraisal....
"Not worth a credit"
StrengthsFinder 2.0 is a book by author, researcher, and speaker Tom Rath. The book is a guide that helps listeners identify their natural talents so that they might develop their strengths in order to do their best each day. This companion to StrengthsFinder 2.0 includes an overview of the book, important people, key takeaways, analysis of key takeaways, and much more.
Brain Maker details the complex microbiome that lives in the human gut and how they affect the brain. Rising rates of Alzheimer's disease, mood disorders, attention deficit hyperactive disorder (ADHD), multiple sclerosis, autism, and other conditions are linked to imbalances in the thousands of microorganisms that colonize the gut, primarily bacteria. This companion to Brain Maker includes an overview of the book, important people, key takeaways, a review of the book, and much more.
The Total Money Makeover: A Proven Plan for Financial Fitness by Dave Ramsey is a book about how to go from being debt ridden to financially secure....
The Blue Zones Solution by Dan Buettner expands on research into the regions of the world where residents are more likely to live to the age of 100 and beyond.
H is for Hawk is a memoir by Helen Macdonald. Macdonald had a lifelong fascination with birds of prey, especially falcons. The goshawk, a large, wild bird of prey, is well-known to bird enthusiasts as being the hardest to train. The audiobook summary tells of her efforts to train the bird and process her grief over the loss of her father. This companion to H is for Hawk includes a summary of the book, character analysis, a discussion on themes, and much more.
Gary Taubes' Why We Get Fat and What to Do About It addresses the main culprit responsible for people putting on too much weight: carbohydrate consumption. It also suggests the way to slim down, which is to simply stop eating carbohydrates....
"To the point"
Inspired after binge watching Downton Abbey, a British television show about the relationship between a titled family and their servants, journalist Kate Andersen Brower decided to take a close look at the upstairs-downstairs dynamic of America's grandest home, the White House, in her book, The Residence.
Grain Brain: The Surprising Truth About Wheat, Carbs, and Sugar - Your Brain's Silent Killers is an urgent appeal for people everywhere to reconsider their beliefs regarding the cause of increasingly common brain diseases such as Alzheimer's, dementia, and other neurodegenerative disorders. Author David Perlmutter issues a call for his listeners to recognize that human fate does not decree that each of us reach the end of life in a fog of dementia as the brain naturally declines with age.