Katie’s Bookshelf: You Are A Badass by Jen Sincero

Jen Sincero’s “You Are a Badass at Making Money” book is the followup to “You Are a Badass.” She explores making money in her first book, but this one takes a deeper dive. She starts off by exploring how you view money, messages from your childhood or past about money, to what’s holding you backContinue reading “Katie’s Bookshelf: You Are A Badass by Jen Sincero”

Katie’s Bookshelf: On Grief and Grieving by Kubler-Ross & Kessler

Elisabeth Kubler-Ross is known for her work around grief and later in life began collaborating with David Kessler. “On Grief and Grieving” is the last book she wrote before dying. The book is about finding the meaning of grief through the stages of grief. The authors go through the stages(denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance)Continue reading “Katie’s Bookshelf: On Grief and Grieving by Kubler-Ross & Kessler”

Katie’s Bookshelf: The Four Tendencies by Gretchen Rubin

Gretchen Rubin’s “The Four Tendencies” divides people into categories based on how they are motivated. The Upholder is motivated both internally and externally, the Questioner is internally, the Obliger is externally, and the Rebel is neither. Her recommendation is to determine which category you fit into and work with yourself and not against. Of courseContinue reading “Katie’s Bookshelf: The Four Tendencies by Gretchen Rubin”

Katie’s Bookshelf: Trauma and Recovery by Judith Herman

Judith Herman’s “Trauma and Recovery” is a go-to book for understanding chronic or complex trauma. Her book focuses on the repeated traumas that some people go through including war, captivity, and childhood trauma to name a few. Written in the 90s, her work still stands as powerful information in understanding how these types of traumaContinue reading “Katie’s Bookshelf: Trauma and Recovery by Judith Herman”

Katie’s Bookshelf: A Whole New Mind by Daniel Pink

In his book, “A Whole New Mind,” author Pink explores how we are moving into the “Conceptual Age” from the “Information Age” where right-brain qualities will dominate. He theorizes that due to abundance of materials, automation of processes, and finding cheaper labor overseas, our society will need to depend on qualities such as creativity andContinue reading “Katie’s Bookshelf: A Whole New Mind by Daniel Pink”