practice staying in the moment (with books)

2021-03-07T21:14:10+00:00

I've found that no matter what I'm doing, my "go go go'' personality tends to show up and hurry me to imaginary finish lines. I'll start a workout and immediately think about what I'll do once it's over. I'll start cooking a recipe and want to [...]

practice staying in the moment (with books)2021-03-07T21:14:10+00:00

tracking your tbr book list with trello

2021-03-07T21:06:03+00:00

There are many different ways to keep track of the books you want to read—spreadsheets, notebooks, Goodreads, a running list in your brain, etc. I've used Goodreads in the past, but these days I track my TBR list (to be read list) with Trello. Before I [...]

tracking your tbr book list with trello2021-03-07T21:06:03+00:00

year in review: 2020 reading list

2021-03-07T20:44:08+00:00

After looking back through my 2020 Reading List, and I noticed a few things. It was a bit of a slow start, but once March (and the pandemic hit), I pretty much averaged four or more books each month. I ended up with fewer books than [...]

year in review: 2020 reading list2021-03-07T20:44:08+00:00

2021 reading list

2021-04-04T23:04:01+00:00

2021 summary books authors audiobooks fiction nonfiction dnfs for 2021, my reading list includes two things: a 3-word description of each book a cross-training "workout" (a related book, article or blog post, movie, TV show, podcast, product, recipe, or even a swim [...]

2021 reading list2021-04-04T23:04:01+00:00

one reader’s journey

2021-03-07T21:53:17+00:00

When I was a kid, I devoured books. Even after my mom told me to put some back, I’d leave the library with a tower of books. Getting in the car meant quality reading time - even if we were just making a trip to the [...]

one reader’s journey2021-03-07T21:53:17+00:00

2020 reading list

2021-03-13T22:16:19+00:00

2020 summary total books audiobooks authors dnfs reading list by month january 1. Where the Crawdads Sing (Delia Owens) I was ready for some fiction, and I picked up Where the Crawdads Sing out of curiosity. After seeing it [...]

2020 reading list2021-03-13T22:16:19+00:00

making sense of the passion paradox

2021-03-07T02:34:42+00:00

When I first heard the title of this book, The Passion Paradox (by Brad Stuhlberg and Steve Magness), I assumed it wasn’t going to be for me. I was bummed at first because I love reading Brad Stuhlberg’s articles in Outside magazine. But because he was [...]

making sense of the passion paradox2021-03-07T02:34:42+00:00

all the self-help books

2021-03-07T18:58:24+00:00

Nineteen of the 51 books I read in 2018 could be considered self-help or personal development. Some teeter on the edge of memoir rather than self-help. And so far in 2019, eight of my nineteen books could be considered self-help or personal development. That’s about 40% [...]

all the self-help books2021-03-07T18:58:24+00:00

2019 reading list

2021-03-13T22:12:17+00:00

2019 summary books read audiobooks authors dnfs reading list by month january 1. The Boys in the Boat (Daniel James Brown) I could not have picked a better book for kicking off 2019. I loved the story of the lead up to [...]

2019 reading list2021-03-13T22:12:17+00:00
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