September and October Reads

These past two months I was reading several books at once. I only recommend this if you get super depressed reading one book and need something to lighten up the load.

Escape From Camp 14 by Blaine Harden was a very depressing account of the secret prison camps in North Korea, Blaine Harden was one of the very few who managed to escape and tell the story of his survival.  The book was frightening but real.  I would recommend it to anyone, I only wish people who read it would force the rest of the world to release the people imprisoned there.

The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and in Business by Charles Duhigg: A fascinating read about how human behavior works. If you want to change your life, this book will be you ideas about how to do it.  Some quick tips:
recognize cues and reward , take  time to change, research, observe your behavior both before and after action.
1. Identify routine.
2.experiment with rewards
After each activity jot down first 3 things come to mind
3. Isolate cues: Notice your location, time and emotional state.  
4. Have a plan

I am still looking for a really light read, but haven’t found it yet.Image


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