books

What I think about The Secret by Rhonda Byrne

This post is about my “takeways” from the book, The Secret by Rhonda Byrne. First, I will tell you what “the Secret” is: the Law of Attraction. I guess “The Secret” is Byrne’s hip way of terming this concept. The Law of Attraction can be identified with the phrases “thoughts become things” and “like attracts like”.… Continue reading What I think about The Secret by Rhonda Byrne

books · Reviews

Review & Quotes: The Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle

You know that moment when you see something so beautiful and so mesmerizing that you’re awestruck and speechless? Like a striking sunrise, an amazing structure (natural or man-made), or someone you love but haven’t seen in a while? In moments like that, you are fully present. In “the Now”. -brittany I finally finished reading “The Power… Continue reading Review & Quotes: The Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle

books · Lifestyle

Notes from “Think and Grow Rich” by Napoleon Hill

Think and Grow Rich is one of those books that gets constantly recommended to me directly or by indirect suggestion. It’s on all the lists of books to read, in the context of personal growth or tips for success. I’d say it was one of those books that I was going to read no matter… Continue reading Notes from “Think and Grow Rich” by Napoleon Hill

books · Lifestyle · Reviews

Takeaways from ‘You Are A Badass’ by Jen Sincero

This is another post where I share my “takeaways” from whatever book I most recently finished on my Audible subscription. I downloaded this book because one of my new, favorite Youtuber said it was her favorite. She’s cool so far, so I figured I’d maybe see where she’s sourcing her coolness. (Books have that special… Continue reading Takeaways from ‘You Are A Badass’ by Jen Sincero

Lifestyle · Reviews

Notes from The Power of Vulnerability

I love my Audible subscription, it allows me to easily listen to a variety of great books. Some of my favorite books, that have also changed my thinking and changed my life this past year. “The Power of Vulnerability” is one of those life-changers, although this was actually a series of lectures rather than a… Continue reading Notes from The Power of Vulnerability

health

Killer At Large: film comments and the Social Ecological Model

Killer at Large is a documentary that discusses the toxic environment and policies which contribute to the majority (2/3) of Americans being either overweight or obese. Unstable home life,  unsafe communities, incredibly unhealthy school lunches, and malicious advertising were just some of the factors presented in the film. Compared to the Health Belief of Self-Efficacy… Continue reading Killer At Large: film comments and the Social Ecological Model