UC Berkeley Senior in Data Science. By day, data; by night, avid book reviewer. Reviews on Books related to Self Development. I see each novel is a mentor with years of knowledge and experience waiting to be explored. Come and join me!
Unveiling the Healing Symphony: A Personal Journey Through 'The Body Keeps the Score'
In his seminal work "The Body Keeps the Score," Bessel A. van der Kolk explores the complex interplay between trauma and its significant effects on the body, mind, and brain. Based on extensive research and clinical experience spanning several decades, Dr. van der Kolk investigates the multifaceted nature of trauma, illuminating its consequences and introducing inventive therapeutic methods to promote recovery.
10% Happier Revised Edition: A Journey into Mindfulness and Self-Discovery
Starting to read “10% Happier Revised Edition” was like embarking on an open journey through the domains of self-discovery and mindfulness with Dan Harris. Harris’s autobiographical tale, as a skeptic navigating the turbulent world of broadcast journalism, skillfully interweaves personal anecdotes, reflection, and ideas from psychology and neuroscience to create a narrative of deep transformation.
Talking to Strangers: A Personal Exploration of Understanding Others
Accepting Malcolm Gladwell’s “Talking to Strangers” challenged my presumptions about comprehending the individuals we meet in our daily lives and felt like stepping into a maze of human connection. While reading Gladwell’s story, I couldn’t help but become engrossed in the complexities of miscommunication, mistrust, and poor judgment that characterize our relationships with strangers.