The White Album, Joan Didion
I’ve always been an avid reader… especially when I began going on long expeditions and needed to keep preoccupied during storm days, rest days, loss of sanity days. One of my favorite things to do, still, is going to the library and check out a book. It’s like Christmas morning, especially if I’m fortunate to be the first to read a brand-new book they’ve just acquired.
The reason I’ve decided to start posting books I read is a selfish one. If this gets one person to put down their smartphone, turn off their laptop or TV, and sit for an undisturbed period of time to enjoy a good book, then it’s worth it. The benefits are abundant.
Most books I read have been suggested to me by other readers, admirers, or in magazine reviews. Not every book I read I like… though a majority of those won’t be posted because I just can’t finish them… too boring and won't hold my attention.
Get outside, sit under a tree or pop in a tent, and read.
Note: The books discussed below are only my evening reading, before bed list.
I spend at least three hours daily reading books, magazines, clinical research papers published on wellness, breathing, mental fortitude, and fitness applications, and that are in my private collection.