In 2018 I read 13 books and this year I am aiming for at least 15. My goal is to also expand the diversity of the books I read this year. For fun, I am redesigning the cover of each book I read and sharing something I learned from it.
Lesson: Don’t let social norms or the status quo guide you in life. You ultimately have to do what makes you happy. Also be accepting of others that are weird or don’t follow the norm!
Lesson: 80% of our thinking is repetitive and dysfunctional. We are always in the past or future, but rarely in the present moment. When we think of the future and potential problems that could arise, it does not help us because we cannot cope with the future. We can only cope with what is going on in the present.