For readers of Atul Gawande, Andrew Solomon, and Anne Lamott, a profoundly moving, exquisitely observed memoir by a young neurosurgeon faced with a terminal cancer diagnosis who attempts to answer the question What makes a life worth living At the age of thirty six, on the verge of completing a
The Sunday Times Bestseller and New York Times Bestseller You will not be able to buy a beautiful book for Christmas for somebody you love Chris Evans A book of hope for uncertain times Enter the world of Charlie s four unlikely friends, discover their story and their most important life
Listening Length 1 hour and 53 minutes If you want to change the world, start off by making your bed On May 17, 2014, Admiral William H McRaven addressed the graduating class of the University of Texas at Austin on their Commencement day Taking inspiration from the university s slogan, What
Factfulness The stress reducing habit of only carrying opinions for which you have strong supporting facts When asked simple questions about global trends why the world s population is increasing how many young women go to school how many of us live in poverty we systematically get the
Only staying active will make you want to live a hundred years Japanese proverb According to the Japanese, everyone has an ikigaia reason for living And according to the residents of the Japanese village with the worlds longest living people, finding it is the key to a happier and longer life.
Yuval Noah Harari, author of the critically acclaimed New York Times bestseller and international phenomenon Sapiens, returns with an equally original, compelling, and provocative book, turning his focus toward humanitys future, and our quest to upgrade humans into gods.Over the past century
In Sapiens, he explored our past In Homo Deus, he looked to our future Now, one of the most innovative thinkers on the planet turns to the present to make sense of today s most pressing issues How do computers and robots change the meaning of being human How do we deal with the epidemic of fake
From the author of the international mega bestseller The Subtle Art of Not Giving A F ck comes a counterintuitive guide to the problems of hope We live in an interesting time Materially, everything is the best its ever beenwe are freer, healthier and wealthier than any people in human history.
For David Goggins, childhood was a nightmare poverty, prejudice, and physical abuse colored his days and haunted his nights But through self discipline, mental toughness, and hard work, Goggins transformed himself from a depressed, overweight young man with no future into a U.S Armed Forces icon
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What does everyone in the modern world need to know Renowned psychologist Jordan B Peterson s answer to this most difficult of questions uniquely combines the hard won truths of ancient tradition with the stunning revelations of cutting edge scientific research Humorous, surprising, and
Have you ever felt like a hamster on a wheel, furiously churning your way through life but somehow going nowhere It seems like theres a barrage of information surrounding us in our everyday lives with the keys to this thing or that thing, be it wealth, success, happiness or purpose The truth is,