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50 Aphorisms from Alain de Botton That Reveal Harsh Truths About Human Nature

Philosopher Alain De Botton reveals 50 hard-hitting maxims for living the considered life.

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Alone in Thailand: How I Built a Meaningful Life From Scratch in 8 Days on a New Continent

"I truly entertained the thought that I would die here. I felt isolated, cut off, as if I were oceans away from everything I knew and loved — and I was."

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30 Days of Challenges to Transform You From n00b to Demi-God

We devised 30 completely unconventional one-day challenges to level up your existence. Complete even a few of these idiosyncratic tests to take your self-knowledge to the next echelon.

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25 Best Psychology Books From Derren Brown You Must Read Before You Die

Every single person in the world is confident that what they see and hear is true. Humans have a...

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How to Overcome Perfectionism: Life Lessons from Kubrick to Picasso

Learn creative lessons from Picasso, Kubrick, Spielberg, Woody Allen, and leading psychologists to overcome perfectionism and improve your productivity and wellbeing.

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Rudyard Kipling’s Timeless 149-Word Instruction Manual for Wisdom

Rudyard Kipling's timeless poem "If" told through the stories of cultural icons.

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