Book Reviews

My Most Influential Reads of 2018

Posted by Leslie Lau on

This year has been the most active year of reading for me, ever. So as the calendar year draws to an end, I thought I'd put together a list of the books which had the most impact and resonance with me.

Selecting this list was more difficult than I first anticipated, but I've tried my best to keep the list as refined as possible, as to not overwhelm you and also avoid simply listing out all the books I've already reviewed in my Book Reviews section.

I've arranged this by category, for themes or influential figures who have had a significant impact on me as a person, and I've written a short summary of what to expect from the book(s) highlighted.

The categories include:

  • Stoicism
  • Eastern Philosophy
  • The Pursuit of Excellence
  • The Study of Human Nature
  • Spirituality

So with the introduction out of the way, here are my most influential reads of 2018.

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Book Review #12

Posted by Leslie Lau on

Another month, another book review!

This may be the last review of this format where I provide only a brief overview. I'm being drawn towards deeper discourse on key concepts with what I read, but not sure what this will look like just yet, so stay tuned!

This being the case, instead of my usual three book review, this month I've reviewed five books!

The titles I've reviewed this month are:

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Book Review #11

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Guess what team? It's book review time again!

A little bit of a shift from my regular reviews this month, and likely going forward.

I've been drawn towards reading books which don't strictly align with the three pillars of wellbeing, but are still deeply enriching and powerful, nonetheless!

I hope that my reviews will continue to be insightful and of interest for you too!

So without further delay, welcome to Book Review #11!

The titles reviewed this month are:

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Book Review #10

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It's that time of the month again folks, where I review 3 more books which align with the 3 pillars of wellbeing.

Welcome to Book Review #10!

The titles reviewed this month are:

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Book Review #9

Posted by Leslie Lau on

It's time for another book review, so welcome everyone, to Book Review #9!

As always, each month I will review 3 books which align with the 3 pillars of wellbeing.

This month, I've a small treat, as all titles reviewed touch upon more than one, if not all 3 pillars of wellbeing!

The titles reviewed are:

Please enjoy book review #9!

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