Transcendence: Healing and Transformation Through Transcendental Meditation is about the many benefits of Transcendental Meditation, presented through cases studies, anecdotes, and medical studies. The benefits range from addiction recovery and managing mental health problems to self-actualization, enhancing creativity and professional development. This post is a longer one, but don't worry, I'll pull it back around … Continue reading (Non-)Masonic Book Review: Transcendence: Healing and Transformation Through Transcendental Meditation
Speed Reading: The Comprehensive Guide To Speed Reading - Increase Your Reading Speed By 300% In Less Than 24 Hours by Nathan Armstrong is a decent little book. I've always been a slow reader. Having aphantasia (which I'm sure will come up in other posts as I work through some of the more related books … Continue reading (Non-)Masonic Book Review: Speed Reading: The Comprehensive Guide To Speed Reading
Operative Freemasonry: A Manual for Restoring Light and Vitality to the Fraternity by Kirk C. White is a great book and a quick read. I'm torn between immediately reading it again and trying to lend it to brothers to read. Operative Freemasonry offers some excellent background info and philosophy of masonry that should be a … Continue reading Masonic Book Review: Operative Freemasonry: A Manual for Restoring Light and Vitality to the Fraternity
The primary focus of the book is that of finding intrinsic (inherent, from within one's self) reward from the work one does rather than seeking extrinsic rewards like recognition, fame, or wealth.
A basic understanding of economics is really helpful to informing one's political opinions, developing business acumen, and making healthy personal finance choices. It can also be helpful in running a lodge.
I'm a fan of the books from Wooden Books. They have a somehow esoteric look and feel about them, while also feeling modern. I've got a couple and plan to get a few more. Sacred Geometry opens with a very apt description - Sacred Geometry charts the unfolding of number in space and differs from … Continue reading (Non-)Masonic Book Review: Sacred Geometry (Wooden Books)
Consider this book an extension of a study in the Trivium, particularly of logic and rhetoric. Think Like A Freak does an excellent job of encouraging one to simply think - to rethink assumptions to learn more about one's self and others.
The Art of Asking: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Let People Help by Amanda Palmer is varied in the lessons and insights it presents. It is autobiographical, it is about the process and meaning of art, it is about the music industry, it is about PR, marketing, and community building in the internet age, … Continue reading (Non-)Masonic Book Review: The Art of Asking