Books

The Best Books I Read in 2016

I read a lot of books this year. Many were medical/health related books. I haven’t listed those here. I’m no medic and have no idea how accurate they are. Some were helpful, others less so. If you want recommendations – email me. Here are the books I enjoyed the most: Media/Technology So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed by Jon Ronson – This is an […]

The Best Books I Read in 2015

I read a load of interesting books in 2015. Here are some of my favourites: Mindfulness Search Inside Yourself by Chang-Meng Tan – this is one of the most practical books about mindfulness and emotional intelligence I’ve read. 10% Happier: How I tamed the Voice in My Head, Reduced Stress without Losing My Edge, and Found Self-Help that Actually Works by Dan Harris […]

The Best Books I Read in 2014

I read quite a bit this year. Here are the books I found most useful and/or interesting: Random and Interesting The War of Art by Steven Pressfield – This should be read by anyone wanting to be in the slightest bit creative. The Big Short by Michael Lewis – The film is very good but the book is better. I […]

The Best Books I Read in 2013

I had a lot more time to read this year than I have done before. Here are some of the ones I enjoyed the most: Random and Interesting The Gift of Fear: Survival Signals that Protect us From Violence by Gavin De Becker – This has got to be one of the most important books I’ve read. Every woman should […]

Life Changing Books – The Best Non-Fiction

Despite the joy I derived from reading as a child, between starting my A levels and 2010, I read very few books.  Uni and law school were four years of stress – juggling studies, work, debt, a drinking problem, and homelessness. It wasn’t a happy time. Afterwards, I worked in a law firm, and was regularly exhausted by the long working hours […]