There’s a reason why everyone recommends this book. Sapiens peels away the frame of reference that comes from waking up a homo sapien in modernity.
If you aspire to create meaningful work, read this. If you wonder why you can’t concentrate or get things done, read this. If you use social media or a smartphone, read this.
I never understood stoicism until this book. Stoicism, it turns out, is a philosophy that’s actually helpful. A strong medicine, stoicism is really helpful and really hard.
Habits are the operating system of our lives. By gaining conscious control over our habits, we become empowered to re-engineer our lives.
Because others are always seeking to influence us, it’s important to be aware of the levers and pulleys in our psyches.