Our Top 8 Must-Reads & Listens for Mental Wellness
Posted: Sep 02 2016
At the beach or de-stressing in your hometown with your favorite friends, here's a list of some of our favorite reads & podcasts for you to enjoy over this long weekend. Happy Labor Day Weekend!
ARTICLES & BOOKS:
Cities and Ambition by Paul Graham
Ever wonder how you move to a city or place in the world and it "speaks" to you some sort of trait? Be it money, power, knowledge, fame. Paul touches upon the concepts of cities and how you're environment (can) shapes who you become.
The Future of Self by Mark Manson
Where Brave New World meets 21st century, Mark writes about our future selves, our behaviors, and the role of AI & technology on how we function as human beings.
Resilience is about How You Recharge Not Endure, Harvard Business Review
Ever feel burnt out with the never-ending to do's? This article talks about "work-life integration" but how incorporating breaks and daily social activities (coffee chats, juice breaks, mid-day happy hours, why not?) can help reduce burn out.
Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert
Author of Eat, Pray, Love writes about the creative process. Don't think you're creative? Think again. This is an easy light-hearted read for the curious of curious.
Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand
A story about World War II and resilience. Grab some tissues. It's a tear-jerker but an overall must-read for all ages.
Daring Greatly by Brené Brown
Vulnerability being the key way to a wholehearted life. No, it's not one of those woo-woo books. It's funny, real and downright functional and executional in everyday life.
PODCASTS & VIDEOS:
The One You Feed Podcast
There's an old parable about the "good wolf" and the "bad wolf", that are constantly at war with one another. Which one wins? The one you feed.
Stranger Things, Netflix
Netflix and chill? Grab a partner and get ready for some out-of-world old school heebie jeebie scaries.