7 Best Books on Grief and Grieving (According to Grief.com)

7 Best Books on Grief and Grieving

“Loss can wound and paralyze,” David Kessler wrote in his meditation on death and the art of living. “But finding meaning in loss empowers us to find a path forward.” If you’ve lived long enough, you’ve encountered loss in one way or another — it could’ve been one of your parents, your spouse, or your … Read more

Three Essentials of Effective Writing

What is good writing? Elements of Style, hailed by many as one of the most important books on writing ever published, tries to answer this question. But does it succeed? I believe that the answer will vary depending on your stand in the most heated debate among wordsmiths – whether brevity and succinctness are the … Read more

Epictetus on Making Wise Decisions

“In every act observe the things which come first, and those which follow it; and so proceed to the act,” writes Epictetus in his famous manual Enchiridion. “If you do not, at first you will approach it with alacrity, without having thought of the things which will follow; but afterward, when certain base (ugly) things … Read more

Erich Fromm’s Four Pillars of Mental Health

Erich Fromm's Four Pillars of Mental Health

The renowned German psychologist and philosopher, Erich Fromm (March 23, 1900–March 18, 1980), explored a vast range of topics, from love to religion to happiness. Considered a pioneer of “radical-humanistic psychoanalysis,” he was a leading intellectual of the twentieth century. However, like many impactful figures, Fromm possessed both remarkable talents and significant blind spots. Throughout … Read more