Comparison of The Alchemist and The Secret

Those who have read both books may argue that they are very different in terms of writing style, premise and tenets. Yet, after reading them I did feel there was a common thread of thought. Let’s take a look at the summaries. The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho The book follows the story of Santiago, aContinue reading “Comparison of The Alchemist and The Secret”

Life Lessons from Virginia Woolf’s “To the Lighthouse”

To the Lighthouse is one of the most prolific books written by Virginia Woolf and its premise and musings are somehow more relevant in the uncertain times we live in currently. The story begins with a family – the Ramsays – and is focussed on a summer spent on the Isle of Skye. It revolvesContinue reading “Life Lessons from Virginia Woolf’s “To the Lighthouse””

3 best Self Help books to read in 2020

“Reading is dreaming with open eyes,” quoted Anissa Trisdianty. At some point in our lives, we get stuck in the chatter and clatter of everyday living. But, once you get off the crazy train and really begin to examine your life, you find that you’ve been running on this treadmill called life – going faster andContinue reading “3 best Self Help books to read in 2020”