REID READS FEBRUARY 2019 – WANDERLUSTYLE – Hawaii’s Premier Travel & Life style Weblog

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“THE Ideal INVESTMENT YOU CAN EVER MAKE IS IN YOURSELF.”

Warren Buffet

The 5 AM Club by Robin Sharma

From the author of “The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari” comes yet another fable that teaches thriving principles. It is excellent storytelling but also as well punctilious and took longer than important to get a point across. When the story arrives at the crucial point, it is absolutely nothing as well profound, nonetheless, I think this is a excellent entry-level book on self-improvement.

Terrific for maintaining focus with teens and tweens as I feel as it comes off as a story than straight up principles. Though the story can get confusing and cringy, it is enthralling.

It supplies relevant information to our present day and age.

Important Points:

  • Waking up early is an elusive club for these prepared to be disciplined.
  • Exercise early to get the blood flowing.
  • Set your alarm clock earlier than you require to be productive!
  • Only drink water following 7 PM (no meals).
  • Heaven on Earth is a state you build (from inside).
  • Often set aside private time for oneself.

– Robin Sharma
[11 hrs and 4 mins]

Accessible in: Kindle $12.99 || Hardcover $15.90 || Paperback $7.32 || Audiobook Free with Audible
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The Wisdom of your Cells by Bruce Lipton

“How your beliefs handle your biology.” The universe is a mental plan. At a young age, we are taught (nurtured) in a society of worry which applications our subconscious at age six.

The subconscious thoughts operates 90 % of the time and in order to adjust it, we need to determine applications and adjust them if we do not resonate with them.

You are accountable for all the things in your life. When you turn into conscious of that duty, personal it. Personal who you are. When we personal who we are, peace enfolds and we can start to reprogram ourselves. But, it requires operate. If you want to turn into a pilot, wishing and nicely-considering will not get you there. We need to be conscious of what we want and what we need to adjust about ourselves. Take action by carrying out actionable actions toward reprogramming our subconscious to be extra like the individual we want to be.

Though not peer-reviewed, as this is an interpretation of health-related findings, Dr. Lipton is capable to simplify complicated, scientific suggestions into understandable and relatable concepts. Extremely suggest this study as it deserves a complete five/five stars from me!

– Bruce H. Lipton PhD
[8 hrs 8 mins]

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Can't Hurt Me by David Goggins

I’m going to go against the grain right here and mention it was a hard book to get by way of due to the fact all I noticed was ego and military propaganda the initially run by way of. I had to drop my personal ego to listen which was a humbling approach.

In the audible format, David Goggins comes in following every single chapter to speak about what we just study. It becomes repetitive and counterproductive in my opinion.

Though he mentions all his military accolades, he says “this book is about you and obtaining who you are.” I favor a distinctive strategy but recognizing he didn’t have appropriate education, had a rough upbringing, and fairly a lot self-found this way of life on his personal, I can fully grasp him much better.

The greatest take away: the 40% rule. When your physique desires to give up, it only has offered 40%. (how precise is this? not positive as it is not scientifically backed in this book.) I do think, nonetheless, when we want to quit or give up carrying out a thing physically, it is accurate that we can push ourselves even additional beyond our wildest dreams and limitations.

Though I could care much less for this guy’s life and attitude toward items, I respect the f*ck out of David Goggins I couldn’t do half the items he has performed but then once more, nor do I want to punish this car (physique) to breaking down just to prove my mental fortitude. I agree our bodies are certainly capable of items beyond our wildest considering of which David Goggins assists emphasize.

I really feel this book is extra for folks who are typically lazy or do not routinely have a exercise regiment. Though the mindset can be implemented across any profession field, he does not mention this as it all relates to either pushing the physique physically (which truly is mental fortitude) when also heavily endorsing/advertising the military.

I really feel there are much better books as it didn’t resonate with me as well a lot.

FYI: there is A LOT of (unnecessary) swearing. 

– David Goggins
[13 hrs and 37 mins]

Accessible in: Kindle $7.99 || Hardcover $14.99 || Paperback $17.99 || Audiobook Free with Audible
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This month I bounced back to re-reading some titles talked about in the leading ten books. I also restarted the five am club and will listen even extra very carefully. I was capable to finish three books and despite the fact that I had difficulty obtaining by way of it, Can not Hurt Me by David Goggins has surprisingly encouraged me to push myself tougher and tougher in incremental actions. I hope you appreciate these reads as I feel any person can uncover worth in them!

“KNOWLEDGE IS Energy BUT ONLY WISDOM IS LIBERTY.” 

– Will Durant

#REIDREADS posts are devoted to books I’ve study by way of Kindle, physical copy or my individual favored Audible. I appreciate reading and digging deeper in every single way. To level out the consumption, I want to present a thing enjoyable worth and possibly educational the reader! Right here are my no bullshit-reduce-to-the-point (biased) overview at the finish of every single month.

Disclaimer: Wanderlustyle incorporated affiliate hyperlinks in this post to assistance our book purchases. Every thing is my sincere opinion. Thank you and delighted reading!

Books to Read this Year - The 5 AM Club by Robin Sharma, The Wisdom of your Cells by Bruce Lipton, Can't Hurt Me by David Goggins

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