Mike McHargue tackles on one of the basic conundrums of human life, one asked by scientiest, philosophers, and self-help gurus: Why do we do the things we do? Though we might think that we're in control of our thoughts and decisions, science has shown that there are several factors that play in every action we take. McHargue shows us that even some of our most frustrating qualities can be our key to survive and thrive. Read the first few pages here.
When his first book tour ended, Brad Montague missed hearing other people’s stories so much that he launched what he dubbed a Listening Tour. First visiting elementary schools and later also nursing homes and retirement communities, he hoped to glean new wisdom as to how he might become a better grownup. Now, in this playful and buoyant book, he shares those insights with rest of us –timeless, often surprising lessons that bypass the head we’re always stuck in, and go straight to the heart we sometimes forget.