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Whether you want to restructure your lifestyle, maximise your true potential, or simply boost productivity, self-help books can be an invaluable tool for achieving self-fulfilment and happiness. Getting the right book can lead to real life improvement, personal and social change, and increased emotional wellbeing.

But what separates the good…

For readers, there are few things lovelier in life than visiting a beautiful indie bookshop, browsing their selection, and leaving with a brand-new favourite. …

Carving out a space for yourself among thousands of other writers can seem like a daunting, if not impossible, task. But despite how saturated the market might appear, there is a constant and growing demand for all kinds of writers. Whether you’re a freelance copywriter, a casual blog writer, or…

After a long year of lockdowns, dark nights, and isolation, I’m sure many of us were looking forward to booking a summer holiday abroad and enjoying some well-deserved escapism. …

Self-help is the Marmite of the book world. It seems that readers either ravenously consume self-help books or find them utterly unhelpful. Personally, I believe that self-help books are only as effective as the person reading them allows them to be. In other words, they’re only useful if you actually…

When it comes to business books, there’s no shortage of options available to entrepreneurs, wantrepreneurs, and small business owners hoping for success. But none of them have struck a chord with me quite like Michael Gerber’s The E-Myth. Or more specifically, his 2001 update The E-Myth Revisited: Why Most Small…

Lately, the Ancient Greek and Roman philosophy of Stoicism has become surprisingly popular. In our world of excess, of always wanting more, of social media fame, it offers a different path. Yet Stoicism has been misunderstood and perceived as cold and unemotional. …

I’ll be the first to admit that I hated science at school. And when I say hated, I mean that I’d actively avoid it if I could find a locker to hide behind. It didn’t help that my physics teacher was flat-out mean and terrifying, my chemistry teacher had a…

In the world of nonfiction, there are a handful of classic books that it’s assumed one should read. One of those books is Sun Tsu’s The Art of War, a Chinese military treatise from approximately the 5th Century BC. As a pacifist, books on warfare have never really appealed to…

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