The Gift: 12 Lessons to Save Your Life is a rare book that promotes introspection. If pushy self-help books are HIIT exercises, then The Gift is yoga. The former is about weight loss, while the latter is about spiritual gain.
Imagine visiting The Midnight Library filled with infinite possibilities based on choices you did not make and paths you did not take. This is where 35-year-old Nora Seed finds herself after she decides to end her life. In between life and death lies The Midnight Library where the librarian tells her she can explore all the possible versions of her life.
The pandemic introduced me to puzzling. For my pandemic puzzling, I took on the challenge of assembling my first thousand-piece puzzle. It turned out, puzzling had a lot to teach me.
In Futureproof, journalist Kevin Roose reminds us to avoid machine drift and inject humanity into our work and daily lives. But what if you're born to be a Convenience Store Woman?
Less by Andrew Sean Greer is laugh-out-loud funny. It is Eat, Pray, Love, but financially prudent. We always wonder: How do these people just up and leave? What about their job, their house, their dog? How are they gonna pay for the entire trip? It is a heavy question for a Third Worlder like myself.
Pika-pika is a Filipino term for an assortment of finger foods, appetizers, or hors d'oeuvre if you’re fancy. Google also informed me that pikapika (ぴかぴか), in Japanese, is used to describe something that shines or sparkles. So, that’s what Pikachu is going on about. Apparently, everything is sparkly in Pikachu’s world.
I am—was—a self-confessed Potterhead, but I am past my Potterhead phase. A lot of it has to do with the author's recent social media snafus. But even before the mess that is J. K. Rowling, I realized I haven't felt connected to the Potterverse in a long time. Mind you, while I re-read the first … Continue reading Why I moved on from Harry Potter— perhaps you should, too