Book Review: The Paradox of Choice

The Paradox of Choice – Why More Is Less was published by American psychologist Barry Schwartz in 2004. In this book, Schwartz states that choice is crucial for our freedom and happiness, but at the same too much choice can also have have a negative impact in our well being. So… what is “too much” choice?Continue reading “Book Review: The Paradox of Choice”

Series Review: When They See Us

When They See Us is an American miniseries of Netflix released in 2019. In just 4 episodes, it narrates the story of the Central Park Five from 1990: the quintet of teenagers that were wrongly incarcerated, wrongly charged with the crime of assaulting and raping a white jogger. Just because they were in the wrongContinue reading “Series Review: When They See Us”

Book Review: Man’s Search for Meaning By Viktor E. Frankl‎

Wether you have already read it or not, now is the perfect time to read this book. Dr Frankl talks about his experience in concentration camps and elaborates on the school of thought that he founded: logotherapy. If you, like me, are new to logotherapy, here is what it means: logos is Greek for “meaning”Continue reading “Book Review: Man’s Search for Meaning By Viktor E. Frankl‎”

Book review: Authentic Gravitas

According to Dr. Newton’s book, gravitas is a skill that can be learned regardless of age, position or experience. Some important things that people with authentic gravitas do are: Be aware of the gap between their desired intention and the impact caused Be courageous (this translates into confidence) Be mindful of others and connect withContinue reading “Book review: Authentic Gravitas”