I Will Teach You To Be Rich – Ramit Sethi

Rating: 9/10

If you’re young and live in the US, it’s a 10/10. Great starter book on personal finance. Teaches a clever system to automate saving and guilt free spending. Has detailed recommendations of banks accounts and credit cards (check his website for updates before opening any). It’s sequenced as a six-weeks-to-do-list so you take action that gets you 85% there, with options for optimizing later (becoming more of an expert).More

Healing Back Pain: The Mind-Body Connection – John E Sarno

Rating: 10/10.

If you’re conscientious, hard working, responsible, perfectionist, ambitious, it’s likely that your brain uses back pain (or other symptoms) to avoid experiencing powerful negative emotions like anger, anxiety and low self-esteem. Worse case scenario, if this book is a placebo, then it’s cheaper than chiropractor/acupuncture/massage/physical therapy/surgery.More

The Art of Learning – Josh Waiztkin

He becomes a chess expert, then starts from zero to become a Tai Chi expert. He shares his stories and insights on how to learn. Learning theories, Hermit Crab metaphor, downward spirals. Stress and Recovery, creating triggers to get into flow (the zone).More


Our minds make lots of connections between things. Most of the time, they are good ones. At times they don’t help, when that happens we can manually disconnect and re-wire them.