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Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Philosophy, History of Science

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Suzanne Aldrich has read 0 of 12 books.

Review of "Can't Hurt Me" by David Goggins on 'Goodreads'

5 stars

I haven't felt this inspired in a long time. All too often, we settle. We get comfortable, and we don't challenge ourselves, or tolerate discomfort. That's how we get into situations where we don't feel happy, and aren't living up to our full potential. This book teaches valuable tools for conquering our demons, and establishing a mindset to keep going past perceived limitations. It's a book written by a survivor of abuse and racism, who taught himself how to break out of the cycle, join the military, and become an endurance athlete. When you inevitably fail, you must be honest, and reflect on why and how it happened. Then you have to pick up and keep going. It's your life to live! Nobody can do it better than you.

Salt (2003) 4 stars

In his fifth work of nonfiction, Mark Kurlansky turns his attention to a common household …

Review of 'Salt' on 'Goodreads'

5 stars

Fabulous rundown of the history of salt around the world, covering every continent and culture. This compendium documents every aspect of salt's varied production methods, and diverse uses. Stories recounting salt miners' lives, interspersed with salty recipes from ancient and middling times, made the read particularly fascinating and delectable.