The Book Club

Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking Written by: Susan Cain Quiet carries a lot of weight, backed by a tremendous amount of research that touches on several topics. As soon as you open the book, a manifesto for introverts stares at you. Reading through them, one stood out the most. “In a gentle way, you can shake the world.” -Mahatma Gandhi My life is surrounded by extroverts. It forces you to become unsure of yourself and questions whether you belong or fit in. After reading this book, I’ve begun practicing to see myself in a different light. It takes hard work, waking up every morning and battling the voices in my head that tell[…]

The Book Club

I’m quite excited to read this next book for our book club! Quiet by Susan Cain, The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking. Surprisingly, I had bought this book a long time ago but I had never had the courage to open it, until now. This journey that I’m on is about personal growth, so why not have a better understanding of myself first. The book itself contains a manifesto for people who are introverted. As soon as the whiff of the smell of a new book hits my nose, I became increasingly intrigued. There it is. In bright red and white text. Ten sentences. They describe who I am, in such a short and sweet[…]

The Book Club

The Secret was written by Rhonda Byrne, with the help of many teachers that are experts in the law of attraction. The law of attraction is the foundation to understanding The Secret and the book further explores how to utilize the law of attraction to your advantage. There are three steps that are needed to successfully use The Secret: 1) Ask, 2) Believe, and 3) Recieve. I would also like to add an additional step before Asking, which is Feeling. The book delves deep into how you feel is connected to your thoughts. If you feel bad, then your thoughts must also be unhealthy. The book is well written and easy to read, with clear and concise guidelines to follow.[…]

The Book Club

This is the start of the book club, a place where we can build our personal strengths and share how we feel. I used to spend most of my time reading books and learning new things about anything that interested me. However, I did have a hard time sharing my thoughts and ideas with others, especially since they haven’t read the same book that I have. I used to have much enthusiasm about reading, but it slowly diminished as time went by and less frequent discussions about the books that I love. We will start with something that inspires me, and I refer back to it each time I need a little pick me up. It’s The Secret by Rhonda[…]