REVIEW: “Strange Contagion: Inside the Surprising Science of Infectious Behaviors and Viral Emotions and What They Tell Us About Ourselves” by Lee Daniel Kravetz

Strange Contagion: Inside the Surprising Science of Infectious Behaviors and Viral Emotions and What They Tell Us About Ourselves, by Lee Daniel Kravetz Harper Wave, Copyright June 27, 2017 978-0062448934, Hardcover, 288 Pages This book is delightfully entertaining and educational. The author conscientiously charts his steadily progressive intellectual quest in researching and deciphering the significance of the phenomena…

REVIEW: “How to Be Everything: A Guide for Those Who (Still) Don’t Know What They Want to Be When They Grow Up” by Emilie Wapnick

How to Be Everything: A Guide for Those Who (Still) Don’t Know What They Want to Be When They Grow Up, by Emilie Wapnick HarperOne, 978-0062566652 Hardcover, 240 Pages A simple but profound book. Remarkably empowering and uplifting to the multipotentialite reader, this book creatively puts into context the seemingly unorthodox phenomenon of multipotentiality. Brimming with abounding…

REVIEW: “Just the Essentials: How Essential Oils Can Heal Your Skin, Improve Your Health, and Detox Your Life” by Adina Grigore

Just the Essentials: How Essential Oils Can Heal Your Skin, Improve Your Health, and Detox Your Life, by Adina Grigore Harper Wave, 978-0062448910 Copyright March 2017, Hardcover, 240 Pages An introductory book on essential oils ideal for DIY enthusiasts eager to embark upon the journey of incorporating essential oils into their lives and revel in their own essential…

REVIEW: “Understanding the Enneagram: The Practical Guide to Personality Types” by Don Richard Riso, Russ Hudson

Understanding the Enneagram: The Practical Guide to Personality Types, by Don Richard Riso, Russ Hudson Mariner Books, 978-0618004157 Copyright January 2000, Paperback, 416 Pages Fundamentally empowering, this book excellently surveys the masterpiece of the Enneagram. The rudiments of the Enneagram is presented in a methodical, systematic and highly accessible manner, promising to deliver a fulfilling and pleasurable reading…

REVIEW: “Secrets From the Eating Lab: The Science of Weight Loss, the Myth of Willpower, and Why You Should Never Diet Again” by Traci Mann

Secrets From the Eating Lab: The Science of Weight Loss, the Myth of Willpower, and Why You Should Never Diet Again, by Traci Mann Harper Wave, 978-0062329257 Copyright January 2017, Paperback, 272 Pages An effortless and quick read. Informative and packed with interesting empirical studies and research. Refreshing insights and findings are presented along with simple and yet…

REVIEW: “And the Good News Is…: Lessons and Advice from the Bright Side” by Dana Perino

And the Good News Is…: Lessons and Advice from the Bright Side, by Dana Perino Twelve, ISBN: 978-1455584901 Copyright April 2015, Hardcover, 256 Pages And the Good News Is… is a primarily chronological account of Perino’s ancestral roots, childhood, education, marriage, being the White House press secretary, and her post-White House career, in addition to personal commentary about…

REVIEW: “The Happiness Advantage: The Seven Principles of Positive Psychology That Fuel Success and Performance at Work” by Shawn Achor

The Happiness Advantage: The Seven Principles of Positive Psychology That Fuel Success and Performance at Work, by Shawn Achor Crown Business, ISBN: 978-0307591548 Copyright September 2010, Hardcover, 256 Pages An incredibly entertaining and straightforward read on positive psychology and the universal theme of happiness, The Happiness Advantage maintains the central premise that happiness causes success and achievement, and…