šŸ“™Reflection: Laziness Does Not Exist (Pt. 1) – The “Not Enough” Disease

Browsing through books to read, this title caught my attention. It’s a relatively recent book, published in January 2021 by a social psychologist. For Kim, who taught me that if a person’s behaviour doesn’t make sense, it’s because I’m missing a piece of their context. Dedication Few words from the introduction: I have a reputaionContinue reading “šŸ“™Reflection: Laziness Does Not Exist (Pt. 1) – The “Not Enough” Disease”

šŸ“™Reflection: The 5 Love Languages by Gary Chapman

Overview Recently I picked up this book from my library’s recommended list. I had heard of the 5 love languages before and there is also a related online quiz you can take to find out your love language. The main idea is that people have the deep need to feel loved by their closest, andContinue reading “šŸ“™Reflection: The 5 Love Languages by Gary Chapman”

šŸ“˜Reflection: Convenience Store Woman (by Sayaka Murata)

There are some books like this I get to read where I can see parts of myself in the characters and end up feeling much better about life. So I ended up really enjoying this one. Convenience Store Woman is a novel (originally in Japanese) about a 36-year-old woman who is considered unusual, and aContinue reading “šŸ“˜Reflection: Convenience Store Woman (by Sayaka Murata)”

Reflection: šŸ“•Letters to a Young Poet (kinda detailed)

Overall Impression I recently picked up this book by the poet Rainer Maria Rilke, which is a collection of 10 letters he wrote in response to a student (the young poet) named Franz Kappus. [There are spoilers in this post if you haven’t read the book yet] My first favourite thing about this book wasContinue reading “Reflection: šŸ“•Letters to a Young Poet (kinda detailed)”