The book draws its inspiration from stoicism, the ancient Greek philosophy of enduring pain or adversity with perseverance and resilience. Stoics focus on the things …
Carmen's Book Summaries in 3 Sentences or Less with the 5 Most Important Takeaways
I read... a lot.
I'm a strong supporter of feeding the mind... and reading (or listening to) books is my favorite method to absorb information while taking a time-out to unwind (or cook or hula-hoop...).
However, due to the insane number of information I consume on a daily basis, it's absolutely necessary for me to distill only the most important and useful ideas and lessons from each book I read to prevent information overload. So in an effort to promote one of my favorite addictions while maintaining efficiency, I've compiled a collection of my book summaries.
Each entry includes a summary of the book in three sentences or less, the five most important lessons and ideas I took away from it, along with a personal note. If a particular book sounds interesting, grab a copy for your Kindle, audible, or *gasp!* a printed book.
People with a fixed mindset—those who believe that abilities are fixed—are less likely to flourish than those with a growth mindset—those who believe that abilities can …