Knowledge is power and learning is a way of life. I love learning, unlearning, re learning, any kind of learning. I love something that challenges my views and thoughts. This kind of insight allows us to be better, more well rounded and wiser individuals. So let’s learn together, whether it’s books, podcasts, TED Talks, or documentaries let’s go over some great ways to grow our minds and hearts together.
From the Blog
Book Review: Learn about Women’s Issues in a New Light by Reading ‘The Moment of Lift’ by Melinda Gates
I read Melinda Gates’ book, The Moment of Lift, twice. Which is a first for me, I don’t ever read books twice! Not only did I read it twice, but I have gone back to reference it multiple times, with more sentences highlighted then I wish to admit. Gates’ writing is poetic, her stories awe inspiring, and her knowledge and passion contagious. In this book you will not only learn about the impact of empowered women on all of society, but also how to institute change management in societies where culture, norms and religion have overridden science and equality. The book directs you to root causes you never thought of, presents eye opening data, challenges you to find creative solutions to persisting problems, and leaves you wanting to jump out of your seat to make a difference. Whether you are a man or a woman, you will be delighted and educated on many topics while reading The Moment of Lift. Read my blog to get a sneak peek of some key takeaways from the book.Keep reading
The book Think Again, by Adam Grant, is incredibly relevant as it addresses the polarization in our society and how we all could be a little more open minded by thinking more like a scientist every day. In a constantly changing world, Grant challenges us to rethink everything we may have grown up learning in school or stereotypes we may unconsciously hold. You will learn how to have a real debate, the joy of being wrong, how you could change someone’s mind on a passionate topic, our tendencies of binary bias, and how your future life plans may not be right for you anymore. I recommend reading the book, but I have provided some great takeaways for you to enjoy for now.Keep reading
I love a good documentary, especially one that leaves you thinking or pondering the things you thought you knew. During quarantine many of us were able to catch up on TV shows, movies and documentaries. I definitely had the chance to catch up on a lot of shows and documentaries. These are some of my favorite documentaries and docuseries, all on Netflix unless otherwise stated. Grab some popcorn and enjoy!Keep reading
What are your favorite must read books? Comment below or message me.
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