Smart Parenting for Smart Kids: Nurturing Your Child’s True Potential by Eileen Kennedy Moore, PhD Mark S Lowenthal, PsyD This book is exceptionally helpful! It talks about tempering perfectionism and tells us parents to resist giving pointers to our kids (aka. shut up and listen, in my words.) I loved the chapters on temperament, sensitivity, cooperation, joy, and . . . heck, it's all good.
American culture: the relentless rise of narcissism, a very positive and inflated view of self. Narcissists believe they are better than others, lack emotionally warm and caring relationships, constantly seek attention, and treasure material wealth and physical appearance.
Search Inside Yourself: The Unexpected Path to Achieving Success, Happiness (and World Peace) by Chade-Meng Tan, a Google engineer who designed SIY, a popular course at Google in which emotional intelligence is broken down into a series of practical and proven tools and which is intended to transform the work and lives of the best and the brightest. #Emotional_Intelligence #Spirituality #Chade_Meng_Tan
Seriously changed my life -- I wish I would have gotten this book sooner. Since I read it our baby is now on a self-set schedule - he is happier, easy-peasy, and hardly ever cries anymore! I'm going to get this for every baby shower I go to!