"Of course class matters, in marriage as much as in other aspects of social existence, but it does not necessarily always work in the way we might suppose." Mary Evans reviews 'The Power of the Past' in Times Higher Ed #marriage
25 Essential Books for the Well-Read Explorer - "Nothing can replace the intensity of authentic experience. Yet experience needs shape and wisdom and behind every great adventure are the stories that inspired it"
Happiness: A Guide to Developing Life's Most Important Skill by Matthieu Ricard, Daniel Goleman: A molecular biologist turned Buddhist monk, described by scientists as "the happiest man alive," demonstrates how to develop the inner conditions for true happiness. #Books #Happiness
Generosity is one of the five elements of working out loud. There’s an entire chapter about it in the book which describes why and how you benefit from making small contributions freely, without strings attached. “You don’t need to keep score or view networking as a set of transactions. Rather, you contribute to individuals in your network without expectations, knowing that, across the entirety of the network…you will ultimately benefit too.” This week in Japan, I was…