Tag Archives: Buddhism

Book Review: Purposely Positive

Purposely Positive: How to Live an Intentional and Inspired Life, by Joel Lindeman [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Reedsy Discovery.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.  The original copy of this review can be found … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: Hardwiring Happiness

Hardwiring Happiness:  The New Brain Science Of Contementment, Calm, And Confidence, by Rick Hanson, read by the author It is easy to be disappointed with a book like this, especially the audiobook version.  The author combines bogus evolutionary just-so stories … Continue reading

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Book Review: Zen Vows For Daily Life

Zen Vows For Daily Life, by Robert Aitken I want to make it clear at the outset of this review that I am not endorsing the author’s approach or the book’s contents.  This is a volume that was promoted as … Continue reading

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Book Review: Healing Night

Healing Night:  The Science And Spirit Of Sleeping, Dreaming, And Awakening, by Rubin R. Naiman As someone whose sleep problems are pretty openly acknowledged [1], I frequently read books that talk about sleep.  Most of the books, quite sensibly, talk … Continue reading

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Book Review: Elephant Complex

Elephant Complex:  Travels In Sri Lanka, by John Gimlette I am not unfamiliar with the author [1] thanks to being a fond reader of travel books.  Admittedly, Sri Lanka is not a nation I am familiar with myself [2], although … Continue reading

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Book Review: Zen Camera

Zen Camera:  Creative Awakening With A Daily Practice In Photography, by David Ulrich [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Blogging For Books/Watson-Guptill.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] When I first read this book I was … Continue reading

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Book Review: Secrets Of The Unknown God

Secrets Of The Unknown God, by Nicky Verster [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Books Go Social/Net Gallery.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] In order to best understand this book, it is worthwhile to know … Continue reading

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Book Review: Bodies On Raw

Bodies On Raw, by Marisa Ignacio Hormel, photography by Melinda Lerner [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Books Go Social/Net Gallery.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] I must admit that I was surprised and not … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: Great Courses: Buddhism: Part 2

Great Courses:  Buddhism:  Part 2, taught by Professor Malcolm David Eckel I must admit that going into this particular course I did not know a lot about the specific subject matter of the aspects of Buddhism that the professor was … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: Great Courses: Buddhism: Part 1

Great Courses:  Buddhism:  Part 1, by Professor Malcolm David Eckel As someone who has listened to a wide variety of faith-based Great Courses so far [1], one aspect that I have noticed is a consistent difficulty is the way that … Continue reading

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