Book Club: The Unexpected Joy of Being Single by Catherine Gray

📚 Had a lovely time at the How To Be…IG Live Book Club with Simone from @idealistatheart, where we discussed Catherine Gray’s book The Unexpected Joy of Being Single. ⭐⭐⭐⭐1/2 out of five, described as “Best book of 2021” for the guest! PS. I do not receive commission for reviewing books and talks.

New nonfiction books to read from the Spring Penguin collection

This Spring, Penguin Random House brings to you the most anticipated releases coming out this year! From taking a careful look into racial violence and consciousness to scrutinising body politics, get ahead of the line with some of these recommendations! Penguin General 📚 Intact: A Defence of the Unmodified Body – Clare Chambers 📚 Reality+:Continue reading “New nonfiction books to read from the Spring Penguin collection”

Book Club: The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck by Mark Manson

Really enjoyed hosting the fourth How To Be…IG Live Book Club with Koletta from @bookscoffeechampagne, where we discussed Mark Manson’s notable book The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck. ⭐⭐⭐1/2 out of five! PS. I do not receive commission for reviewing books and talks.

How To Be… selected as ‘Goodpods Team Pick’ and Ossa Collective podcaster

It’s been an incredible journey so far, and so many of you make it even more special. This week the How To Be…podcast was selected as Goodpods‘ team pick. The award-winning free podcast player hosts the Ossa Collective, the world’s first women-focused podcast advertising marketplace, in which this podcast is a participant of. As aContinue reading “How To Be… selected as ‘Goodpods Team Pick’ and Ossa Collective podcaster”

Best self-help, memoirs, and nonfiction books to keep an eye out for in 2022

2022 is set to be an incredible year for non-fiction self-help and memoirs, exploring how we can address global issues while finding hope in our own personal lives, these books are smart, readable conversation starters. Check out some of these new and well known names: 📚 Why Has Nobody Told Me This Before? by DrContinue reading “Best self-help, memoirs, and nonfiction books to keep an eye out for in 2022”

Book recommendations for New Year’s resolutions

The new year often offers a clean slate for picking up a good habit, letting go of a bad one, improving an existing skill, or learning a new one. New Year’s resolutions or picking a word of the year on which to set your intentions are a great way to move in the direction youContinue reading “Book recommendations for New Year’s resolutions”

Which books should you read by Joan Didion?

“We tell ourselves stories in order to live.” Joan Didion in The White Album Iconic American author and commentator Joan Didion passed away this week aged 87 after living with Parkinson’s Disease, according to her publisher Knopf. The esteemed writer was best known for highlighting the realities of counterculture, often concentrating on the subtext ofContinue reading “Which books should you read by Joan Didion?”

Which books could help your mental wellbeing during the holidays?

The Christmas season can be difficult, but understanding issues such as depression, anxiety, burnout and loneliness can be an important first step to coping during difficult times, and helping others do the same. Here is a selection of books that offer clarity and insight into important areas of well-being. Trigger warning: suicide 📚 First, WeContinue reading “Which books could help your mental wellbeing during the holidays?”

Book Club: Eleven Rings by Phil Jackson

Such a pleasure hosting the How To Be…IG Live Book Club with Dr. Joi, who is a multidisciplinary-teacher and ever-evolving student. Find her website at Joi K. Madison. We discussed former NBA coach Phil Jackson’s incredible book Eleven Rings: The Soul of Success. ⭐⭐⭐1/4 out of five, described as “transformative”. PS. I do not receive commissionContinue reading “Book Club: Eleven Rings by Phil Jackson”