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Review: The Monk who Sold His Ferrari – Robin Sharma

I don’t think there’s ever been an occasion during my entire reading history that I’ve ever read a book that I wish I’d read ten years prior. Sure, there have been many, many books that I have loved; that I have reread with glee; that I have bought – somewhat pointless – multiple copies of, […]

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The Happiness Project – Gretchen Rubin

Prior to reading Gretchen Rubin’s The Happiness Project, I came across a negative comment, which mentioned Rubin’s apparent wealth, perfect family and Manhattan apartment, as if to say that being in possession of the aforementioned make her project somehow less worthwhile. I found the argument a futile one. Much like when people are unsympathetic towards […]

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Reasons to Stay Alive – Matt Haig

I bought Matt Haig’s Reasons to Stay Alive without really knowing what it was about. I followed him on Twitter and had had great things about his fifth novel – The Humans – but it was Reasons to Stay Alive that i bought on a recent trip to my local Waterstones. Depression and mental illness is […]

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