Welcome to my blog! The goal of this blog is to help you sort through the many self-help and psychology books that are out there, while continuing to pursue the goal of bettering myself.

This One’s For the People Pleasers

By Erin | Nov 21, 2016 | 1 Comment

This Week’s Book: The Nice Girl Syndrome (B. Engel) I may have mentioned it before, but I totally judge a book by its cover.  No…I’m not saying that as a metaphoric statement.  I judge actual books by their actual covers.  I’m completely convinced to pick up a book if it has a great picture on […]

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Making Neuroscience Easy to Understand

By Erin | Nov 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

This Week’s Book: Change Your Brain, Change Your Life Before 25 (J. Payne) If you are a regular reader of my blog, it should be no secret by now that I have a bit of a love affair with neuroscience.  Ok, more than a bit…I find it fascinating.  So, I’m always on a quest to […]

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Recording a Breakdown

By Erin | Oct 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

This Week’s Book: The Bell Jar (S. Plath) I’ll admit it – sometimes non-fiction bores me.  Most of the books that I read for this blog are non-fiction and reading them takes up a good portion of each week.  Yes, I create balance by always having a novel on the go too (for the record, […]

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The Power of a Diary

By Erin | Oct 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

This Week’s Book: Stick Figure: A Diary of My Former Self (L. Gottlieb) So I’m currently trying to make my way through all of the many, many, many books on my shelf.  This is a big endeavour for sure.  I used to work at a bookstore, so books are abundant in my home and many […]

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Our Brain Keeps Secrets

By Erin | Sep 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

This Week’s Book: Incognito: The Secret Lives of the Brain (D. Eagleman) Ok, let’s do this!  I’m actually super pumped to write about books again…and what a shocker, I chose a book on neuroscience to kick it all off.  For those of you who have read my blog in the past, you’ll know all about […]

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