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Mindset: The New Psychology of Success

“I don’t divide the world into the weak and the strong, or the successes and the failures… I divide the world into the learners and non-learners.” – Benjamin Barber
Mindsets are just beliefs; powerful ones, but they’re just something in your mind, and you can change them.
Just by being aware of the two mindsets (fixed and growth), you can start thinking and reacting in different ways.

Zen: the Art of Simple Living by Shunmyo Masuno

Zen is the perfect antidote to the chaos of modern life . . .

In clear, practical and easy to follow lessons – one a day for 100 days – renowned Buddhist monk Shunmyo Masuno draws on centuries of wisdom to show you how to apply the essence of Zen to modern life.

You will learn how to exhale deeply to eliminate negative emotions, to arrange your house simply to clear your thinking, to line up your shoes at night to bring order to your mind, to plant a single flower and watch it grow, to worry less about what you cannot control, and so much more . . .

The Art of War – Book Excerpts

The Art of War is an ancient Chinese military treatise dating from the Late Spring and Autumn Period (roughly 5th century BC). The work, which is attributed to the ancient Chinese military strategist Sun Tzu (“Master Sun”), is composed of 13 chapters. Each one is devoted to a different set of skills or art related to warfare and how it applies to military strategy and tactics.

Zen beyond Mindfulness – Book Summary

Jules Shuzen Harris, the first African American Zen master, argues that people in the West practice secularised forms of Buddhism or mindfulness, that hide the true meaning of Awakening. He claims mindfulness is also a form of “spiritual practicing,” avoiding psychological problems in favor of “pretend Enlightenment.”

His method is to apply the Buddhist philosophy using not only meditation, but psychotherapy, mainly the Mind-Body Bridging & the I-System (system that regulates mind-body states by calming your default-mode network).