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Best Selling Books (Over 100 Million Copies)

As I’m trying to read a lot of the most critically-acclaimed books of all time, I thought it made sense to look at some of the bestselling books of all time too. These are the time-tested books that it is impossible to deny are anything but legendary. You can no more judge the artistry of a book by it sales that you can its cover (and these have had many of both), but it says something that

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Be Happy

People happy on a beach

The very first personal value I came up with when I tried to list the ten values that I wanted to live by was happiness. It’s the first of my values for good reason, happiness is everything. If you’re not happy, what’s the point? You could have everything except happiness and you’d know it. So where better to start? Measurement and Analysis How can you tell if you’re happy? How happy do you need to

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How I Started Drinking Enough Water

The Sea

Habits aren’t easy. They take time, effort and concentration to get right. When I decided to start improving my habits I wanted to start with one that meant a lot to me, one that I could focus on and develop a pattern for getting good at making (and keeping) habits. That’s why I started with water – the source of life. Drinking enough water is associated with both physical and mental well being, two things

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A Room of One’s Own by Virginia Woolf

Quite by chance, I read A Room of One’s Own as the first in my journey to read some of the best books of all time. It’s one of those books most people (and writers in particular) have heard about and thought they should read, but often put off for another day. I finished the book in a few days – it’s slim, but it’s good reading. Based on series of lectures by the author

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Reading Challenge

2015 Reading Challenge

2015 Reading Challenge
Luke has completed his goal of reading 12 books in 2015!

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