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Adam Robinson is an American educator, freelance author, and a US Chess Federation life master. He is the co-founder of The Princeton Review. He currently works as a global macro advisor to the heads of some of the world's largest hedge funds through his company Robinson Global Strategies.
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What Works on Wall Street
A Guide to the Best-Performing Investment Strategies of All Time by James P. O'Shaughnessy (1998-05-31)
Adam Robinson
@hsshi18 @marwanelnakeeb All kidding aside, BRILLIANT book! (I suspect it WOULD make excellent kindling, but read it first. And by read of course I mean REREAD. And by reread I mean WHILE taking copious notes. And by rereading while taking copious notes of course I mean then REFLECTING ON its insights.)      source
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Heart Breath Mind
Train Your Heart to Conquer Stress and Achieve Success
Leah Lagos - 2021-08-10
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"Unlock Peak Performance with Science-Backed Techniques for Managing Stress" - In "Heart Breath Mind," biofeedback and sport psychology expert Leah Lagos shares her 10-week program used by top athletes, CEOs, and business leaders for the first time. Lagos recognizes the connection between heart rhythms and stress, using clinically tested exercises and breathing techniques to allow readers to control their physical response to stress. Combining cognitive-behavioral exercises, Lagos provides a two-tiered approach to strengthen health and performance, enabling readers to be more focused and confident under pressure."
Adam Robinson
@RMindsets Okay! Be sure to research state of the art on that technology, which changes rapidly, and read Dr Leah Lagos's book Heart, Breath, Mind, for the best insights on this powerful practice      source
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God in the Pits
Confessions of a Commodities Trader
Mark Andrew Ritchie - 1996-01-01 (first published in 1990)
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"God in the Pits" is a fascinating memoir of Mark Andrew Ritchie, a man who grew up in poverty and rebellion during the Vietnam War. After working various odd jobs, he pursued a career in the cutthroat financial markets of Chicago. This book is praised for its poignant writing and unexpected story, making it a true page-turner. With endorsements from well-known figures such as Donald J. Trump, this memoir is a must-read for those interested in the financial world and personal transformation.
Adam Robinson
@jimmynaviaux @wallstreetbets @jackschwager Great book by the way!      source
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The Talent Code
Greatness Isn't Born. It's Grown.
Daniel Coyle - 2009-04-28
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This book explores the idea that talent is not fixed at birth, but can be developed and honed through certain approaches to learning. The author draws on cutting-edge research and examples from music schools and tennis academies to show how the wiring of our brains can be transformed. Learn why some teaching methods are more effective than others, and how we can all achieve our full potential if we train our brains in the right way.
Adam Robinson
@TheArgenisPaul FANTASTIC book      source
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Don't Sweat the Small Stuff . . . and It's All Small Stuff
Simple Ways to Keep the Little Things from Taking Over Your Life (Don't Sweat the Small Stuff Series)
Richard Carlson - 1997-01-01
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Learn to let go of the things that bother you with Don't Sweat the Small Stuff . . . and It's All Small Stuff. In this invaluable guide, author Richard Carlson shares insightful ways to stay calm and collected in the midst of life's daily stresses. Through practical tips like "think of your problems as potential teachers" and "lower your tolerance to stress", you'll discover powerful techniques to prioritize what truly matters and live a more peaceful, fulfilling life.
Adam Robinson
Richard Carlson's book Don't Sweat the Small Stuff...and It's All Small Stuff is FULL of LIFE WISDOM. All the GREATS would agree—it is indeed ALL small stuff BUT they got to the top of their game BECAUSE they sweated it, relentlessly. To become great, sweat the small stuff!      source
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Susan J. Fowler
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The Essential Rumi
Jalal Al-Din Rumi - 2004-05-28 (first published in 1273)
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Discover the exquisite and mystical poetry of thirteenth-century Sufi mystic Rumi in this bestselling book, The Essential Rumi. With a new introduction by Coleman Barks and over 80 never-before-published poems, this revised and expanded edition is a must-read for anyone seeking spiritual enlightenment. Through Barks' lyrical translations, Rumi's ecstatic poetry has been made accessible to readers across the world. Don't miss out on the definitive selection of Rumi's most beautiful and moving poetry.
Adam Robinson
The author’s gotten me in touch with the mystical, and the mysterious, and the magical in life.      source
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The Crack in the Cosmic Egg
New Constructs of Mind and Reality
Joseph Chilton Pearce - 2002-08-01 (first published in 1971)
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Discover a powerful work that shaped the thought of a generation with a focus on the true nature of mind and reality. This book defines culture as a "cosmic egg" and gives techniques to break through logical systems for expanded ways of creative living and learning. Explore the relationship between mind and reality, and uncover nature's blueprint for self-transcendence through the insights of Teilhard, Tillich, Jung, and Jesus. This popular New Age classic challenges assumptions and helps readers develop their potential through new creative modes of thinking.
Adam Robinson
A book that confirms there is far, far more in our unconscious mind than is dreamt of in our philosophy.      source
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The Origin of Consciousness in the Breakdown of the Bicameral Mind
Julian Jaynes - 2000-08-15 (first published in 1976)
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This groundbreaking book challenges the idea that human consciousness has always existed, proposing that it is a learned process that emerged just three thousand years ago. Its controversial thesis has implications for our psychology, history, culture, religion, and future.
Adam Robinson
A book that confirms there is far, far more in our unconscious mind than is dreamt of in our philosophy.      source
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The HeartMath Solution
The Institute of HeartMath's Revolutionary Program for Engaging the Power of the Heart's Intelligence
Doc Lew Childre - 2000-08-01 (first published in 1999)
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Unlock Your Heart's Intelligence Discover the ultimate guide to tapping into the untapped power of your heart's intelligence. Learn how to improve your focus, creativity, emotional clarity, and overall well-being. Reduce your stress and anxiety levels and boost your immune system. This book is the ultimate solution to help you elevate your life to new heights.
Adam Robinson
I enthusiastically adopted biofeedback HRV training and in a few weeks learned to quiet my mind after just a single, deep diaphragm belly breath, gaining the ability to achieve a Zen-like calm on demand.      source
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Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain
The Definitive, 4th Edition
Betty Edwards - 1999-08-30 (first published in 1979)
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Learn to draw like a pro with the world's most popular drawing instruction book! Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain has sold over 1.7 million copies in the US and has been translated into 17 languages. This revised and updated fourth edition includes new research on brain plasticity and the importance of utilizing the right hemisphere of the brain for drawing. Gain greater confidence in your artistic ability and deepen your perception of the world around you with this life-changing guide.
Adam Robinson
A book that confirms there is far, far more in our unconscious mind than is dreamt of in our philosophy.      source
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The Act of Creation by Arthur Koestler
Judgment Under Uncertainty by Daniel Kahneman
My 60 Memorable Games by Bobby Fischer