I am a voracious reader and every week I come across either a book, online piece or website I want to share with others. I’ve decided to curate these gems and highlight them on Friday. I hope you find these faves as insightful as I do.
- Are you looking for a simple way to be more productive? I love finding new methods to maximize my time. I recently bought a Bullet Journal as a way to plan my day and considered serendipitous when this article appeared in my feed, “People are falling in love with a simple productivity system that just uses pen and paper” by Belle Beth Cooper.
- Good news for those who love writing essays – In “Essay is the new black,” Keysha Whitaker writes about what she learned after listening to esteemed panelists discuss the resurgence of the personal narrative.
- I’ve often thought about authenticity, what it means and how to employ it my life. Can authenticity be stretched too far? Adam Grant makes wise points in “Unless You’re Oprah, ‘Be Yourself’ Is Terrible Advice,” in the New York Times. The following line resonated: “Pay attention to how we present ourselves to others, and then strive to be the people we claim to be.” The goal is not necessarily authenticity, but sincerity. Be who you say you are.
- Do you love poetry and beautiful images? I love Lifehack’s “10 Great Instagram Poets Who Are Worth Following.”
What were your favorite reads this week?