Books In A Box: Motivabox

Mindset training and Motivation delivered to your door every month! Words such as Creativity, Leadership, Time Management, Analytical Thinking, Mindfulness and Goal Setting have now entered our daily life vocabulary either on our workplace as well as at home. Known as Soft Skills, they affect a person's ability to form relationships with other people,…

How To Learn Korean.. From Zero

Korean From Zero! 1: Master the Korean Language and Hangul Writing System with Integrated Workbook and Online Course (Volume 1), by George Trombley, Reed Bullen, Myunghee Ham, Sunhee Bong [gallery ids="16786,16788,16789" size="medium"] 안녕하세요! 저는 The Serial Reader 입니다. 처음 뵙겠습니다. (Good Morning! The Serial Reader here. Nice to meet you.) One of my new year's Resolution…

Are You A Self-Help Addict?

Don't Get A Job, Live Your Dream, by Scott Haug Did you know that the self-help represents a $11 billion per year industry in the U.S. alone? Surprised? Well, don't be! Self-improvement is the goal of everyone in some ways, we all strive to make tomorrow a little bit better than today;…

How to Ace Your Job Interview

101 Job Interview Questions You'll Never Fear Again, by James Reed You got it! Your job interview is scheduled! Now what? How do you prepare for an interview? Of the thousands of questions a potential employer might ask, which ones will they ask? And what should you say? After extensive research among hundreds…

College Education: Is It Still Worth It?

  We are talking about education at the Serial Readers Book Club on Goodreads. While reading Academically Adrift: Limited Learning on College Campuses by Richard Arum and Josipa Roksa I questioned myself if society and parents around the world aren't making a huge mistake by encouraging every student to get a college education. Young people -fresh out…

Wanna Be A Writer?

Paper Hearts, by Beth Revis With the economy going down and a lot of downsizing here and there, you found yourself playing with the crazy idea of becoming a writer. The publishing industry might have changed but, thanks God it still runs pretty good. You've done some research and, to your great surprise,…

Goal Setting for Teens

What Do You Really Want? How to Set a Goal and Go for It! A Guide for Teens, by Beverly K. Bachel Being productive and well organized isn't just for adults. Today more than ever teens have to learn how to manage time, set goals and make the best out of it. This book is…

Whatever It Takes to Get Ahead

Earning Admission. Real Strategies for Getting Into Highly Selective Colleges, by Greg Kaplan Earning Admission is the ultimate military tactics guide for parents on how to help their own kids to get into highly selective colleges. Everything you need to know to set your child up for success: how to obtain hundreds…

Being Vegan Has Never Been So Good

Eaternity. More than 150 Deliciously Easy Vegan Recipes for a Long, Healthy, Satisfied, Joyful Life, by Jason Wrobel Unlike most cookbooks that merely tell you what to eat and how to make it, Eaternity gives you the current research and science behind common public health concerns, and explains why you should eat certain foods…

Here and Now

The Here-and-Now Habit. How Mindfulness Can Help You Break Unhealthy Habits Once and for All ,by Hugh G. Byrne. Is it me or the Self-Help Section in my bookstore is growing bigger and bigger? The latest trend happens to be called "The Mindfulness Technique", what it really is I'm not sure yet, but…

International Day of Happiness

  The International Day of Happiness is a global celebration promoted by the United Nations. A profound shift in attitudes is underway all over the world. People are now recognising that 'progress' should be about increasing human happiness and wellbeing, not just growing the economy. March 20 has been established…

Women’s Day

Happy Women's Day International Women's Day (March 8) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. These women are passionate, strong, independent and brave. They fight everyday for a better world, for equality, for freedom. May their lives inspire us! Eleanor Roosevelt Valentina Tereshkova, first…

What a Coincidence!

Connecting with Coincidence. The New Science for Using Synchronicity and Serendipity in Your Life, by Bernard Beitman We've all experienced or heard of surprising events and unexplainable coincidences - a spontaneous idea that turns into a life-changing solution, meeting our soulmate on a flight we weren't supposed to take, or families being reunited by…