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Book Review: Wired To Create

Wired To Create:  Unraveling The Mysteries Of The Creative Mind, by Stuart Barry Kaufman & Carolyn Gregoire Unfortunately, creativity is a subject that has been treated by many writers in a way that demonstrates considerable tension and ambiguity.  Some writers … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Nature Of Creativity

The Nature Of Creativity:  Contemporary Psychological Perspectives, edited by Robert J. Sternberg It took me a long while to read this book after having purchased it on the recommendation of a coworker of mine.  After having read it, I have … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Professor And The Madman

The Professor And The Madman:  A Tale Of Murder, Insanity, And The Making Of The Oxford English Dictionary, by Simon Winchester I’m not sure how I feel about this book in its larger context.  On its own, this book is … Continue reading

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Book Review: Retrain Your Anxious Brain

Retrain Your Anxious Brain:  Practical And Effective Tools To Conquer Anxiety, by John Tsilimparis with Daylle Deanne Scwartz [Image of Anthony Fantano taken from his video of some terrible Future album.] Reading this book was quite a personal revelation, but … Continue reading

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Book Review: Things Might Go Terribly, Horribly Wrong

Things Might Go Terribly, Horribly Wrong:  A Guide To Life Liberated From Anxiety, by Kelly Wilson & Troy Dufrene There is something deeply funny about this book.  I do not mean funny in these of comical, but rather funny in … Continue reading

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Book Review: Bloom

Bloom:  50 Things To Say, Think, And Do With Anxious, Angry And Over-The-Top Kids, by Lynne Kenney and Wendy Young As is often the case when I read books like this, I have a complex set of feelings and opinions … Continue reading

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Alterum Falsum Pavorem

This morning at work, around 10:30AM, there was a false alarm in our office that appears to have been limited to the third floor of the building, where I happen to work.  Most of my fellow members of the finance … Continue reading

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Book Review: Furiously Happy

Furiously Happy:  A Funny Book About Horrible Things, by Jenny Lawson This wasn’t quite the book I wanted.  That is not to say that this is a horrible book.  If you have read, and enjoyed, the author’s previous work Let’s … Continue reading

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Book Review: Let’s Pretend This Never Happened

Let’s Pretend This Never Happened (A Mostly True Memoir), by Jenny Lawson I lost a good hour to two of sleep in order to finish this book in a timely fashion.  Was it worth the lost sleep?  As I sit … Continue reading

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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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