Everyman's Epic


Title: Four Thousand Weeks – Time Management for Mortals Author: Burkeman, Oliver Genre: Practical Nonfiction Category: Time Management, Memento Mori, Values Summary: Why does the achievement that follows busyness and hustle fade so quickly? Why is it so unfulfilling? Inevitably, the to do list fills up again, there is a new project, or a new goal. Do we strap on our boot straps and hit the gas pedal again – hustle till… Read More

Commonplace Book Entry for The Brain That Changes Itself

Commonplace Book entry for Being Wrong by Kathryn Schulz

Title: Mindset: The New Psychology of Success Author: Dweck, Carol Genre: Psychology Category: Mindset, Psychology, Growth Mindset, Practical Psychology Summary: I’ve been stuck before. A deadline is approaching and I feel like I should give up or I received a bad test grade on that Neuro exam and I feel completely defeated. It is times like these where a small voice in my head whispers, “You don’t belong here”, “You are not… Read More