• Why Reading ‘The 48 Laws of Power’ Is a Huge Waste of Time

    Goodreads rating: 4.15 Stars. Over 1.2 million copies sold in the US alone. Recommended by Will Smith, Kanye West, and Michael Jackson. I desperately searched for a silver lining in The 48 Laws of Power by Robert Greene. Unfortunately, though, I hated every second of reading this treasure map to hell. I can’t tell you […]

  • Effortless Journaling: How to Start Journaling and Stick to It

    Journaling is the most valuable habit I’ve ever discovered. Everything good in my life — improved mental health, sharper writing, greater happiness, better decisions — I can trace all these things back to keeping a journal for the past five years. This is because journaling is a highly effective keystone habit. What does that mean? Charles Duhigg tells us […]

  • 4 Addictive Books for Short Attention Spans

    Whenever I feel my attention span dwindling, I turn to these four books. They’re highly condensed, edited to the maximum, and hook your attention on every page. Plus, they’re made up of stand-alone chapters so you can flip them open and start wherever you like. These quietly addictive books are ideal if you want to […]

  • 5 Lessons From Dune by Frank Herbert

    (Note: This article will include elements of Dune’s early plot, but it will not contain any spoiler material.) When the credits of Dune rolled on the big screen, I was blown away. In fact, I was still trembling when I walked out of the theater. What is it about this world leaves me shaken to […]

  • 3 Life-Changing Books I Re-Read Every Year

    Many books are 90% fluff. There’s one good idea explained on five pages, and the remaining 300 pages are filled with empty words coating that single idea like the fat rim of a steak. That’s why I generally dislike re-reading books — it can feel like a waste of time and energy. But every once in a […]