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Arianna Huffington is an author, syndicated columnist, and businesswoman. She is the founder of The Huffington Post, the founder and CEO of Thrive Global, and the author of fifteen books.
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Parents Who Lead
The Leadership Approach You Need to Parent with Purpose, Fuel Your Career, and Create a Richer Life
Stewart D. Friedman - Mar 10, 2020
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How working parents can lead more purposeful lives, characterized by harmony, connection, and impact.Parents in today's fast-paced, disorienting world can easily lose track of who they are and what really matters most. But it doesn't have to be this way. As a parent, you can harness the powerful science of leadership in order to thrive in all aspec...
Arianna Huffington
Feb 27, 2020
Encourages parents to forge better lives not only for our children, but also for ourselves.      source
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The Cat Who Loved the Moon
Jennifer Lea Reynolds - Jan 31, 2020
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"A sweet and simple story about a cat that discovers the enduring meaning of love in her relationship with the moon that remains deep in her heart, even when that very same moon is hidden from her view." - Patrice Karst bestselling author of THE INVISIBLE STRING "Poignant, charming, utterly captivating. Children will fall in love with Cromwell the ...
Arianna Huffington
Feb 06, 2020
Moving piece by Jennifer Lea Reynolds on how the loss of her father led her to create her first children's book: "Loss and change come in many forms, and this book aims to convey that what we love never truly leaves our sides."      source
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Tiny Habits
The Small Changes That Change Everything
BJ Fogg - Dec 31, 2019
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The world’s leading expert on habit formation shows how you can have a happier, healthier life: by starting small.When it comes to change, tiny is mighty. Start with two pushups a day, not a two-hour workout; or five deep breaths each morning rather than an hour of meditation. In Tiny Habits, B.J. Fogg brings his experience coaching more than 40,00...
Arianna Huffington
Jan 18, 2020
Tiny Habits by @bjfogg was published on the last day of 2019, but I’m going to call it the best book of 2020 (so far). At a time when there's a "painful gap between what people want and what they actually do,” it's a blueprint for changing our approach.      source
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The Power of Unplugging One Day a Week
Tiffany Shlain - Sep 24, 2019
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In 24/6, Tiffany Shlain explores how turning off screens one day a week can work wonders on your brain, body, and soul. Internet pioneer and renowned filmmaker Tiffany Shlain takes us on a provocative and entertaining journey through time and technology, introducing a strategy for living in our 24/7 world: turning off all screens for twenty-four ho...
Arianna Huffington
Oct 05, 2019
Great piece by @tiffanyshlain on why living 24/6 “feels like magic” — and love her new book about the power of unplugging one day a week.      source
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Gay Like Me
A Father Writes to His Son
Richie Jackson - Jan 28, 2020
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In this poignant and urgent love letter to his son, award-winning Broadway, TV and film producer Richie Jackson reflects on his experiences as a gay man in America and the progress and setbacks of the LGBTQ community over the last 50 years.My son is kind, responsible, and hardworking. He is ready for college. He is not ready to be a gay man living ...
Arianna Huffington
Aug 18, 2019
I loved every page. Powerful, moving and inspiring!       source
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Sleep in Art
How artists portrayed sleep and dreams in the last 7000 years
Meir Kryger - Jun 28, 2019
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This book combines two of my favorite things – art and sleep. Together, with gorgeous images, we also learn why artists from Rubens to Picasso to Matisse to Hockney painted people sleeping in their dreams. And along the way, we also dive deep into the mysteries and science of sleep. This is a transporting journey into the creation of images of some...
Arianna Huffington
Jul 03, 2019
This book combines two of my favorite things -- art and sleep! Together, with gorgeous images, Meir Kryger (@mhkryger) shows us how artists from Picasso to Matisse painted people sleeping in their dreams and explores the mysteries and science of sleep!      source
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What We Need to Talk About When We Talk About Health
Sandro Galea - Apr 30, 2019
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"A deeply affecting work from one of the important and innovative voices in American health and medicine." -- Arianna Huffington In Well, physician Sandro Galea examines what Americans miss when they fixate on healthcare: health.Americans spend more money on health than people anywhere else in the world. And what do they get for it? Statistically, ...
Arianna Huffington
May 03, 2019
Congratulations to @BUSPH Dean @sandrogalea on the release of his new book, #Well, a must-read for anyone interested in building a healthier world! @OUPAcademic      source
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The War for Kindness
Building Empathy in a Fractured World
Jamil Zaki - Jun 04, 2019
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"In this masterpiece, Jamil Zaki weaves together the very latest science with stories that will stay in your heart forever."--Angela Duckworth, author of GritEmpathy is in short supply. We struggle to understand people who aren't like us, but find it easy to hate them. Studies show that we are less caring than we were even thirty years ago. In 2006...
Arianna Huffington
Apr 13, 2019
Jamil Zaki's wonderful new book, The War for Kindness, shows that empathy isn't a fixed trait — it's something we can, and must, develop and nurture.      source
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Bob Sutton
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Savage News
A Novel
Jessica Yellin - Apr 09, 2019
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Be noisy. Natalie Savage grew up hearing these words from her beloved father, who admired Walter Cronkite so much he named the family dog after him. Natalie--who spent her twenties missing out on life's benchmarks--finally sees her efforts pay off when she's assigned to cover the White House for her network, ATN. The problem? The position is only t...
Arianna Huffington
Apr 11, 2019
Fiction is often the truest way to communicate reality (and we’re living in unreal times right now — the world might have been turned upside down in a tweet rant while you've been reading this caption!), and Jessica is all about cutting through the noise and communicating the real truth. It's an amazing — and smart and funny — book written by an amazing woman!      source
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My Path to a Meaningful Life
Gisele Bündchen - Oct 02, 2018
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Gisele Bündchen's journey began in southern Brazil, where she grew up sharing a bedroom with her five sisters and bullied by her classmates. At the age of 14, fate intervened suddenly in Sao Paolo in the form of a modeling scout. Four years later, Gisele's appearance in Alexander McQueen's runway show in London launched her spectacular career as a ...
Arianna Huffington
Oct 23, 2018
I’m loving. Authentic and inspiring just like her!      source
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AI Superpowers
China, Silicon Valley, and the New World Order
Kai-fu Lee - Sep 25, 2018
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Dr. Kai-Fu Lee—one of the world’s most respected experts on AI and China—reveals that China has suddenly caught up to the US at an astonishingly rapid and unexpected pace. In AI Superpowers, Kai-fu Lee argues powerfully that because of these unprecedented developments in AI, dramatic changes will be happening much sooner than many of us expected. I...
Arianna Huffington
Sep 27, 2018
It’s one of those books you begin reading and instantly feel that everybody should know about it. It’s a deeply personal book both about his own journey and about how the coming age of AI, a field he’s worked in for decades, will bring huge challenges but also huge opportunities to completely reorient our economy and workplace culture around the qualities AI can’t replicate: compassion, creativity and love.      source
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Brotopia by Emily Chang
Listening for Well-Being by Arun Maira
Meditations by Marcus Aurelius
The Vanity Fair Diaries by Tina Brown
Originals by Adam Grant
Wake Up to the Joy of You by Agapi Stassinopoulos
Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown
Principles by Ray Dalio
Give and Take by Adam Grant
Memories, Dreams, Reflections by C. G. Jung