“Books are the chocolate chips in the cookie of life.”
Why are we so hard on movies from books? Everything starts with the written word. Is it not flattering to a book that one wants to bring it to life in yet another format? I do agree some books are far better than their movies but I actually know a couple movies that for me exceded the pages of the book.
If only reading burned more calories, then I'd be scary skinny in no time.
Her new book Daring Greatly is just out - hunt it down! this article made me smile as I knew EXACTLY what she meant!
Seligmann has written a number of books and is acknowledged as the founder of positive psychology.
7 Essential Books on Optimism
I defy anyone to read this and not be drawn in by its message.
Passionately argued, impressively researched, and filled with indelible stories of real people, Quiet shows how dramatically we undervalue introverts, and how much we lose in doing so. she offers invaluable advice on everything from how to better negotiate differences in introvert-extrovert relationships to how to empower an introverted child to when it makes sense to be a "pretend extrovert."
@Guy Kawasaki on #Quiet by Susan Cain - "You may find this hard to believe, but I am an introvert. This actually explains why I like social media: I can pick when and how I interact instead of being at big parties and events 'in person.'"
It governs how likely we are to exercise (a habit found in extroverts), commit adultery (extroverts), function well without sleep (introverts), learn from our mistakes (introverts), place big bets in the stock market (extroverts), delay gratification (introverts), be a good leader (depends on the type of leadership called for), and ask "what if" (introverts).
Still waters run deep... (susan cain, "why the world needs introverts", the guardian 13/03/12) #Quiet