This Can’t Be Happening by George Monbiot

Number 4 in the ‘Penguin Books – Green Ideas’ series, this book is a collection of speeches and essays by the investigative journalist and ‘professional troublemaker’ George Monbiot, a leading voice in the fight for climate justice. This book isn’t just about the obvious changes we have to make such as removing petrol-driven cars fromContinue reading “This Can’t Be Happening by George Monbiot”

Kierkegaard in a Nutshell – Review

Kierkegaard is regarded as the founder of existentialism. In this book, a series of highlights from his major works, Kierkegaard asserts that if he were capable of grasping God objectively, he would not have faith. As he can’t do this, grasp God objectively, he requires his faith and if he wishes to retain this faith,Continue reading “Kierkegaard in a Nutshell – Review”

Work won’t love you back – Book Review

It’s a particularly apposite time to be reading this book when many people are re-evaluating their life in regard to their work situation and indeed whether they should stay employed in their current role. This book made me think deeply about why I’m working where I am and whether I shouldn’t move somewhere else. ThisContinue reading “Work won’t love you back – Book Review”

Kierkegaard in a Nutshell – Review

Kierkegaard is regarded as the founder of existentialism. In this book, a series of highlights from his major works, Kierkegaard asserts that if he were capable of grasping God objectively, he would not have faith. As he can’t do this, grasp God objectively, he requires his faith and if he wishes to retain this faith,Continue reading “Kierkegaard in a Nutshell – Review”

Why Has Nobody Told Me This Before – Book review

I will be using this book for reference. The various sections deal with moods, motivation, emotional pain, grief, self-doubt, fear, stress, and how to lead a meaningful life. It’s a really useful guide on how to recognise your behaviour for what it is and provides methods for understanding what’s happening and for counteracting the behaviourContinue reading “Why Has Nobody Told Me This Before – Book review”

Why Has Nobody Told Me This Before – Book review

I will be using this book for reference. The various sections deal with moods, motivation, emotional pain, grief, self-doubt, fear, stress, and how to lead a meaningful life. It’s a really useful guide on how to recognise your behaviour for what it is and provides methods for understanding what’s happening and for counteracting the behaviourContinue reading “Why Has Nobody Told Me This Before – Book review”

Work won’t love you back – Book Review

It’s a particularly apposite time to be reading this book when many people are re-evaluating their life in regard to their work situation and indeed whether they should stay employed in their current role. This book made me think deeply about why I’m working where I am and whether I shouldn’t move somewhere else. ThisContinue reading “Work won’t love you back – Book Review”