Redemption: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Last 31 Hours Book Review
Joseph Rosenbloom's new book Redemption: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Last 31 Hours was a short but powerful read about the legendary martyr of the Civil Rights Movement. 2018 marks 50 years since Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination and highlights the unfinished vision and hopes he desired for humanity. What I enjoyed the most about Redemption was Rosenbloom's presentation. He relayed facts from his research without incorporating his personal biases. As a result, the b
The Power of Habit Book Review
The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business by Charles Duhigg is a book that describes various techniques and reasons related to our routines and lifestyles. This was Duhigg’s first book and I was eager to read it because I recently finished his second book Smarter, Faster, Better: the Secrets of Being Productive in Life and Business. If I had to choose between the two books, I prefer the second due to its upbeat tone and inspiring chapters. The Power of Hab
Smarter, Faster, Better Book Review
When I read a book, it is usually one that is beneficial for me. It must have characteristics that will either improve my life or add to my spiritual development. I picked up Smarter, Faster, Better: the Secrets of Being Productive in Life and Business due to its catchy title and because it was related to productivity. I have an issue with becoming easily distracted and I am always searching for methods that will give me a motivational charge. Smarter, Faster, Better was writ
Older Moms: First-Time Motherhood in Your 50's, 60's and Beyond.
I came across several documentaries about women in their fifties and beyond becoming either first-time mothers or giving birth again later in life. It was fascinating to view these women from different places aiming for the same goal: motherhood. It was an emotional experience to watch them and to see how society reacted to them. Each woman had her own reason for wanting a child even though all were in the later stages of their lives. One, a 72-year-old, had always dreamed of