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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
by 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
Tiny Habits
The Small Changes That Change Everything
by BJ Fogg Ph.D (Dec 31, 2019)
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The worlds 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 40,000...
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
24/6
The Power of Unplugging One Day a Week
by 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
Gay Like Me
A Father Writes to His Son
by 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
by Meir Kryger (Jun 28, 2019)
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
Well
What We Need to Talk About When We Talk About Health
by 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
The War for Kindness
Building Empathy in a Fractured World
by 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
Savage News
A Novel
by 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
Lessons
My Path to a Meaningful Life
by 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
AI Superpowers
China, Silicon Valley, and the New World Order
by 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
Aware
The Science and Practice of Presence--The Groundbreaking Meditation Practice
by Dr. Daniel Siegel M.D. (Aug 21, 2018)
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This groundbreaking new book from New York Times bestselling author Daniel Siegel, M.D., introduces readers to his pioneering meditation practice that draws on cutting-edge brain science. In Aware, New York Times bestselling author Daniel J. Siegel introduces readers to his life-changing meditation program, The Wheel of Awareness. Whether the reade...
Arianna Huffington
Aug 21, 2018
Loving @DrDanSiegel’s Wheel of Awareness meditation practice, outlined in his new book, Aware. Rooted in science, it’s a great way to focus your attention and build a life of less stress and more presence.     source
What to Do When I'm Gone
A Mother's Wisdom to Her Daughter
by Suzy Hopkins (Apr 03, 2018)
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A mothers advice to her daughtera guide to daily living, both practical and sublimewith full-color illustrations throughout.One sleepless night while she was in her early twenties, illustrator/writer Hallie Bateman had a painful realization: Someday, her mother would be gone. The prospect was devastating, and also scaryhow would she navigate the wo...
Arianna Huffington
Jun 12, 2018
From the moving and beautifully written book by @hallithbates and @suzyjhopkins on how a mother's love endures even after she's gone     source
Brotopia
Breaking Up the Boys' Club of Silicon Valley
by Emily Chang (Mar 05, 2019)
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Silicon Valley is a modern utopia where anyone can change the world. Unless youre a woman.For women in tech, Silicon Valley is not a fantasyland of unicorns, virtual reality rainbows, and 3D-printed lollipops, where millions of dollars grow on trees. Its a Brotopia, where men hold all the cards and make all the rules. Vastly outnumbered, women face...
Arianna Huffington
Feb 10, 2018
A must must must read!!     source
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Tom Peters
Meditations
by Marcus Aurelius (Apr 07, 2020)
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The Meditations are a set of personal reflections by Marcus Aurelius. He writes about the vicissitudes of his own life and explores how to live wisely and virtuously in an unpredictable world.Part of the Macmillan Collectors Library; a series of stunning, clothbound, pocket sized classics with gold foiled edges and ribbon markers. These beautiful b...
Arianna Huffington
Dec 13, 2017
It’s filled with wisdom on every page about how to live a centered life in the middle of multiple challenges.      source
Originals
How Non-Conformists Move the World
by Adam Grant (Feb 07, 2017)
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The #1 New York Times bestseller that examines how people can champion new ideasand how leaders can fight groupthink, from the author of Give and Take and co-author of Option BReading Originals made me feel like I was seated across from Adam Grant at a dinner party, as one of my favorite thinkers thrilled me with his insights and his wonderfully ne...
Arianna Huffington
Dec 10, 2016
Loved reading Adam Grant's book Originals. He has a talent for taking on big ideas about leadership and creativity and distilling them down so you can incorporate them into your daily life.     source
Wake Up to the Joy of You
52 Meditations and Practices for a Calmer, Happier Life
by Agapi Stassinopoulos (Dec 27, 2016)
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This is your year of self-discovery, a journey to create a life filled with grace, meaning, zest, peace, and joy. With warmth and wisdom from a lifetime of spiritual seeking, inspirational force Agapi Stassinopoulos guides you through fifty-two weeks of letting go of what doesn t work for you and finding what does. You ll cultivate the building blo...
Arianna Huffington
Oct 21, 2016
Yes, I'm biased--but it's a great book!     source
Goodnight Moon
by Margaret Wise Brown (Jan 23, 2007)
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In this classic of children's literature, beloved by generations of readers and listeners, the quiet poetry of the words and the gentle, lulling illustrations combine to make a perfect book for the end of the day.In a great green room, tucked away in bed, is a little bunny. "Goodnight room, goodnight moon." And to all the familiar things in the sof...
Arianna Huffington
Jul 06, 2016
We need an adult version of Goodnight Moon! So that we can disconnect from our-to-do lists and our devices and surrender to sleep to reconnect with ourselves.      source
This book is also recommended by
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Principles
Life and Work
by Ray Dalio (Sep 19, 2017)
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Ray Dalio, one of the world’s most successful investors and entrepreneurs, shares the unconventional principles that he’s developed, refined, and used over the past forty years to create unique results in both life and business—and which any person or organization can adopt to help achieve their goals.In 1975, Ray Dalio founded an investment firm, ...
Arianna Huffington
Beautifully written and filled with such wisdom.     source
Give and Take
Why Helping Others Drives Our Success
by Adam Grant (Mar 25, 2014)
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For generations, we have focused on the individual drivers of success: passion, hard work, talent, and luck. But in today’s dramatically reconfigured world, success is increasingly dependent on how we interact with others. In Give and Take, Adam Grant, an award-winning researcher and Wharton’s highest-rated professor, examines the surprising forces...
Arianna Huffington
I love Give and Take, which shows that givers get ahead and nice guys don’t finish last.     source
Memories, Dreams, Reflections
by C. G. Jung (Apr 23, 1989)
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In the spring of 1957, when he was eighty-one years old, C. G. Jung undertook the telling of his life story. At regular intervals he had conversations with his colleague and friend Aniela Jaffé, and collaborated with her in the preparation of the text based on these talks. On occasion, he was moved to write entire chapters of the book in his own ha...
Arianna Huffington
A great guide to how important dreams are as a gateway to our own intuition and wisdom.     source
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