My Bookshelf

A running list of the books that have impacted my life

The design of Everyday Things

Don Norman

A very dense book about how to make products more accessible to people by making things visible, exploiting natural relationships that couple function and control, and making intelligent use of constraints. These all lead to guiding the user effortlessly to the right action on the right control at the right time.

Creative Confidence

Tom & David Kelley

A very dense book about how to make products more accessible to people by making things visible, exploiting natural relationships that couple function and control, and making intelligent use of constraints. These all lead to guiding the user effortlessly to the right action on the right control at the right time.

Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion

Robert B. Cialdini

A very dense book about how to make products more accessible to people by making things visible, exploiting natural relationships that couple function and control, and making intelligent use of constraints. These all lead to guiding the user effortlessly to the right action on the right control at the right time.

10% Happier

Dan Harris

One of the first books that got me interested in meditation. The author is an ABC news anchor, and after a stint of reporting in Afghanistan he comes back to New York city only to be entangled with PTSD and depression. On live television he suffers a panic attack and this book outlines his discovery of Meditation and how it helped him even being a hard-core sceptic.

Zen Mind,
Beginner's Mind

Shunryu Suzuki

One of the most influential books on Zen in western culture. This book is made up of compilation of talks by the late Shunryu Suzuki.  Another book that has influenced my way of living more mindfully.

The War of Art

Steven Pressfield

Being a creative, this book really spoke to me. In it, Steven Pressfield masterfully highlights the different forms of resistance artists, entrepreneurs, and athletes face while they try to break through creative blocks.

Think & Grow Rich

Napoleon Hill

Desire, faith and persistence have the ability to propel one to great heights if one suppress negative thoughts and focus on long-term goals. The “13 steps” (which allow you to reach your goals)

Essentialism

Greg McKeown

A book which advocates a conscious, deliberate, and informed focus on what is truly essential in our personal and professional lives.

My Bookshelf

A running list of the books that have impacted my life

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My Bookshelf

A running list of the books that have impacted my life

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Books that have impacted my life

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My Bookshelf

A running list of the books that have impacted my life

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April 8, 2021

April 2021

April 2021: Kettle bells, walking meditation, and the Power of Now.

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March 9, 2021

March 2021: My Social Media Experiment

Follow along with my experiment of quitting social media for 30 days.

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February 8, 2021

February 2021

What I've been up to this month.

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January 13, 2021

Farewell to Los Angeles

I'm leaving LA.

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December 2, 2020

Dealing with Quarantine Fatigue

How I've personally been coping with this phenomenon called quarantine fatigue.

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November 4, 2020

Why I Meditate

The story of how I got started with meditation, how I've kept up with it, as well as tips and resources for building a practice.

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October 12, 2020

A Tribute to Napa Valley

October 2020: A tribute to the valley I've called home for 25 years.

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September 18, 2020

The Importance of Play

September 2020: The importance of play. How does creativity play a role in my life and how it can for you.

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My Bookshelf

A running list of the books that have impacted my life