Self Help

A Happiness Project Update and Books 28 and 29 of 2012

So I’ve learned one thing during the first month of my happiness project, I suck at keeping track of my resolutions by marking a chart each day!! But that doesn’t mean that I haven’t been working on the resolutions.  Over the last 20 days, I’ve been exercising regularly, running three times a week and trying to eat a little better. I’ve had whole wheat bagels with cream cheese a couple of times for breakfast and started putting walnuts back on my cereal in the morning, I also switched to natural waffles!

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Book 11 – Getting Past OK – Richard Brodie

So the eleventh book read in 2011 was Richard Brodie‘s Getting Past OK: The Self-Help Book for People Who Don’t Need Help. This is the second book I’ve read by Brodie this year the first was Virus of the Mind. Brodie is best known as the author of the original version Microsoft Word. After helping Microsoft achieve it’s intial success Brodie was burnt out and dropped out for three years and went on a search for a more meaningful life. He studied all the methods of self-help looking for ways to get past OK and  have a more meaningful llife with true satisfaction and fulfillment. In this book Brodie provides a step by step guide for discovering your own individual formula for long term success and happiness.

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Books 43 and 44 – Davidson and Levine


So 2010 ends with 44 books read down the stretch I finished two books No 43 was “LEAP “What Will We Do with the Rest of Our Lives” by Sara Davidson. Conducting over 150 interviews from 2003 to 2006 Sara Davidson has crafted a book that explores what us boomers will be facing as we approach the later parts of our lives. From the dust cover ” she explores such questions as:

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