Reading Nook: 10% Happier by Dan Harris

Reading Nook: 10% Happier by Dan Harris

Dan Harris, cat lover, news anchor, atheist, and Deepak Chopra skeptic, wrote a self-help book for the kind of people who don’t want anything to do with self-help books. 10% Happier: How I Tamed the Voice in my Head, Reduced Stress without Losing my Edge, and Found Self-Help that Actually Works – A True Story,  is Harris’ story of how he stumbled across meditation and mindfulness after a live on-air panic attack…that may have had a little something to do with drugs. 

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Reading Nook: Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert

Reading Nook: Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert

Liz Gilbert's Big Magic is a happy book. It’s a warm book. Reading it feels a bit like getting a big hug from someone you love. And it isn’t a permission slip solely for artists, musicians, and writers. Creativity lives in all of us. We all possess the potential to decorate the world in our own unique way.

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Reading Nook: Anne-Marie Slaughter's Unfinished Business

Reading Nook: Anne-Marie Slaughter's Unfinished Business

In Unfinished Business, Slaughter addresses the corporate culture of the United States that has not adapted to fit our modern lives. Her work expands the idea of work-life balance from a women's issue to an issue that affects all of us equally as we struggle to take care of ourselves and our families while simultaneously climbing to the top of the corporate ladder.  

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