Become a Better Bookworm: 15 Ways to Read More

How many books have you read this year? If you can’t count the number on two hands, you’re in the minority. Most people read fewer than 10 books a year, and nearly 25% of Americans hardly read any books at all. But reading is essential for real-life Superheroes. Not reading books means you’re not taking […]

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Book Review: Unstuffed: Decluttering Your Home, Mind and Soul

Disclaimer: All views expressed in this article are the personal opinion of the writer. In today’s consumeristic society, we have a lot of stuff. This stuff does not just include the physical materials that clutter our homes, but also the mental and spiritual “stuff” that clutters our minds and souls. In Unstuffed: Decluttering Your Home, Mind and Soul, Ruth Soukup provides practical tips on rearranging your life […]

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Book Review: Inventology: How We Dream Up Things That Change the World

Disclaimer: All views expressed in this article are the personal opinion of the writer.  Everyone can be an inventor. At least that’s the idea Pagan Kennedy emphasizes in her book Inventology: How We Dream Up Things That Change the World. Even if you have never aspired to be an inventor, Kennedy explains the role that consumers of a product play […]

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Book Review: Shut Your Monkey

Everyone can be a real-life superhero. It’s a crucial tenet of our credo here at SuperheroYou. No matter where you start from in life, everyone has the power to change the world. It’s such an important idea – but it’s also a scary one. And we all have that little voice in our heads that […]

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Book Review: The Art of Grace

Disclaimer: All views expressed in this article are the personal opinion of the writer. How do I live gracefully? That’s the question at the center of Sarah L. Kaufman’s book, The Art of Grace: On Moving Well Through Life. While acknowledging that grace has an undefinable quality, Kaufman writes that the essence of grace is […]

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Book Review: The Sound of Gravel

Disclaimer: All views expressed in this article are the personal opinion of the writer. Had a tough week? Are you struggling to find things to be thankful for? If that’s the case, check out The Sound of Gravel: A Memoir. No matter where you are in life or how difficult your situation, The Sound of Gravel will remind […]

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Book Review: Don’t Just Sit There

Disclaimer: All views expressed in this article are the personal opinion of the writer. Sitting is the new smoking, health experts say. We even wrote a whole blog post about it! However, I’ve always been a little skeptical about the general prescription, which is “stand more.” Sure, I buy into the idea that sitting is […]

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Separating Fat from Fiction: 10 Fat Facts You Need to Know

“Everyone seems to be talking about fat these days. That fat somehow is good now and can help with weight loss and disease prevention. How can that be true when for decades we all were told that fat was the bad guy? What are its benefits? Are there any downsides to eating more fat?” Is […]

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Book Review: Stretch: How to Future-Proof Yourself for Tomorrow’s Workplace

Disclaimer: All views expressed in this article are the personal opinion of the writer. We live in an extremely demanding world. Companies come up with new products every year to stay relevant and our bachelor’s degrees aren’t enough for many employers anymore. In Stretch: How to Future-Proof Yourself for Tomorrow’s Workplace, Karie Willyerd and Barbara Mistick […]

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Book Review: Habits of A Happy Brain

Can you change your life in 45 days? Most people would say that’s impossible. Dr. Loretta Graziano Breuning disagrees – and she sets out to prove it in her book Habits of A Happy Brain: Retrain Your Brain to Boost Your Serotonin, Dopamine, Oxytocin & Endorphin Levels. Habits of A Happy Brain is essentially an […]

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Book Review: 438 Days

Did you have a bad day? Are you feeling totally crushed? If so, now is the perfect time to pick up 438 Days: An Extraordinary True Story of Survival at Sea. No matter what you’re going through, I promise this book will make you feel better. Written by Jonathan Franklin, 438 Days chronicles the incredible […]

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Book Review: Breaking Vegan

Have you ever heard of orthorexia? People who suffer from this eating disorder are obsessed with eating as healthily or as “clean” as possible. Orthorexia isn’t officially on the DSM-V, but it’s entered the popular consciousness in recent years – thanks largely to Jordan Younger. Younger was a popular vegan food blogger until she finally […]

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Book Review: Bread, Wine, Chocolate

Disclaimer: All views expressed in this article are the personal opinion of the writer. Every day, we eat. We eat for sustenance. We eat for pleasure. We eat to heal. But how much do you know about what you’re eating? Have you ever thought about where all your food comes from? For most of us, the answer […]

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Book Review: Alone on the Wall

Disclaimer: All views expressed in this article are the personal opinion of the writer. The name Alex Honnold is unknown to a lot of people… unless you’re into rock climbing. At just 30 years old, Honnold is world renowned for his free solo ascents. That means he climbs massive rock formations – without any protective gear […]

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Book Review: Turn Your Mate Into Your Soulmate

Do you believe in soulmates? Even if the answer’s no, if you’re a woman who’s married – or in a serious relationship – you ought to read Arielle Ford’s latest book, Turn Your Mate Into Your Soulmate. Ford married her soulmate at 44, and thought that “happily ever after” would come much more easily than […]

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Book Review: Feeling Loved

Disclaimer: All views expressed in this review are the personal opinion of the writer. Let’s face it: the holidays are always an incredibly stressful time of year. And that goes double if you have a troubled relationship with your family or significant other. That’s why this season, you should consider picking up a copy of Feeling Loved: The […]

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Interview with Jeanne Segal, Author of “Feeling Loved”

In 1999, Jeanne Segal and her husband began HelpGuide.org, a website that helps its readers make healthy choices to help themselves. Earlier this year, Segal published Feeling Loved, a book dedicated to showing us why we might not feel loved in our relationships and how to fix that. After reading the book (check out our review […]

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10 Great Books About London

Just like New York and Paris, London is yet another major city that has captured writers’ imaginations for centuries. Here are 10 great books set in the heart of England. 1. London: A Biography by Peter Ackroyd. Want to learn about the history of London? Pick up Peter Ackryod’s London: A Biography. The 900-page tome details the […]

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Book Review: The School of Greatness

Disclaimer: All views expressed in this review are the personal opinion of the writer. In January 2013, lifestyle entrepreneur Lewis Howes began a podcast called The School of Greatness. Howes wanted to know the secrets to achieving the “greatness of exploring, reaching and sustaining your potential – that is, the kind of individual and unique […]

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10 Great Books About Paris

Paris, France has captured the imagination of writers around the world in a way no other city has. Learn why with these 10 great books about the City of Light. 1. The Sweet Life in Paris by David Lebovitz. In 2004, celebrated pastry chef David Lebovitz ditched the USA and headed for Paris. The Sweet Life in Paris, born […]

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10 Millennial Authors to Follow

Are you sick of reading books by old people yet? If so, check out some of these millennial writers instead! They might not have tons of books out yet – but what they do have is pretty super. 1. Téa Obreht. Born in 1985, Téa Obreht was a 2011 National Book Award finalist for her debut […]

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10 Psychological Thrillers to Read

The human mind is creative, amazing – and sometimes downright terrifying. The authors of psychological thrillers like Gone Girl are well aware of how evil humans can be, and craft their stories brilliantly around this knowledge. So if you’re in the mood to be scared long past Halloween, check out these psychological thrillers. 1. The Girl on the […]

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7 Books We Want Enhanced

Earlier this month, Apple announced that they would be selling new “enhanced” Harry Potter e-books. These e-books include illustrations, animations and supplemental writing from author J.K. Rowling – among other cool content. The announcement got us thinking: what other books would we love to see enhanced? Here are our picks. 1. The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien. […]

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