Category Archives: Book Reviews

Can Money Really Buy Happiness?

You’ve always heard the mantra “money can’t buy happiness.”  Well, maybe it can. According to a new paperback from the editors of Time magazine entitled The Science of Happiness: New Discoveries for a More Joyful Life, (and yes, It’s on Amazon.com), “Money can help you find more happiness, so long as you know just what you

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The Latest From Thomas Friedman

Thomas L. Friedman, author of The World is Flat, has a recent book with the unlikely title of  Thank You For Being Late: An Optimist’s Guide to Thriving in the Age of Accelerations. The world is changing quickly, too quickly for many people.  Friedman identifies three major change agents — Moore’s law (the increase in

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How To Put Your Life Back Together

This is another interesting book I’ve heard about, but haven’t read.  So, for what it’s worth… “Susan Burton’s world changed in an instant when her five-year-old son was killed by a van driving down their street. Consumed by grief and without access to professional help, Susan self-medicated, becoming addicted first to cocaine, then crack. As

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