Here is a list of my favorite books that have positively impacted my life and drastically changed the way I think. These books expand one’s mind and bring so much new knowledge that can be beautifully incorporated in one’s daily routine.
Sapiens by Yuval Noah Harari: a unique account of the history of humans through an evolutionary lens. Incredibly insightful, eye-opening, entertaining, and thought-provoking.
Surely You’re Joking Mr. Feynman! by Richard P. Feynman: the incredibly entertaining autobiographical account of a playful, witty, and well-loved physicist.
The Four-Hour Body by Tim Ferriss: Tim is one of my greatest role models. His combination of authenticity, rawness, humor, and science is truly exceptional. This book is an entertaining and highly informative guide to optimizing physical health and improving one’s life.
The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho: a beautiful story that is easy to understand but is nonetheless incredibly profound. This opens one’s eyes to a new, more meaningful way of living.
Man’s Search for Meaning by Victor Frankl: this honest account of a personal experience during the Holocaust is riveting, but perhaps even more compelling is the author’s philosophy surrounding life and suffering. This book will inspire you to live differently in an eye-opening, honest, and compassionate manner.