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Book Review: The 4-Hour Work-Week by Tim Ferris

Several people I know have mentioned Tim Ferris' book The 4-Hour Work-Week, so I thought I'd check it out. Fortunately my library had a copy. In this book, Ferris basically tries to sell the idea that you can, and should, re-engineer your lifestyle to involve While some of these ideas are interesting and worth pondering, I have a few complaints about the book. I've never met Tim Ferris, but the…

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Book Review: The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg

Recently I picked up a copy of The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg from my local library. I thought it would be an interesting read because our lives are often ruled by habits - morning coffee, morning commute, afternoon exercise, late-night stress-eating. Understanding how habits are formed and broken, and taking time to reflect on the positive and negative habits in my life, might help me to build better habits and improve my…

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