Joey Yap is one of the most established masters of Feng Shui in Malaysia. He is one of the most sought after consultants by people as well as major corporations where his services have been engaged for many major companies including the building of new housing areas. His latest book entitled ‘The Power of X – Enter the 10 Gods’ is a continuation of his Destiny Code series where he provides more insights and brings his readers into the next Destiny Analysis phases. Here, the individual components of the BaZi chart is explained to gain a better understanding and grasp of a person’s characteristics and fortune.
The book ‘The You Code’ is an ideal book of self-motivation as well as one which allows you to understand yourself more by looking at your own habits. In fact, it is quite a good guide for the reader to understand other people better through their common practices. Here, the authors went through great lengths to explain how this can be done including judging a person’s sexual habits by the way they consume their food. It is an entertaining book that offers a lot of insights which are frankly discussed and honestly explained. The reader would surely be amazed with the conclusions they can come to from this book.
Everyone knows who is Mr Lee Kuan Yew. The founding father of Singapore’s latest book, as with his other previous efforts would surely ruffle some controversy feathers along the way. This latest offering entitled ‘Hard Truths To Keep Singapore Going’ can be seen as just another ‘under the belt’ blow to the opposition parties that has been plaguing Lee’s government from the time his political career started. But for the neutral, it is another full fledge explanation of why he took on a somewhat autocratic management style as the premier of the country. There are pictures as well as a DVD included and would be quite a journey of knowing the man who brought Singapore to the world and vice versa.
Stephen Hawking’s theory has been one of the most interesting one in recent years. In his latest book, ‘The Grand Design: New Answers to the Ultimate Questions of Life’ he gives yet another scientific explanation of the logics behind his theory of the ‘Grand Design’ that speaks about the origins of the universe, nature and subsequently mankind. This would otherwise be the latest and most scientific thinking of the man whose brilliance have moved the world where he explained about his idea of model-dependent realism and the multi-verse concept. He also presented his new top-down theory of cosmology ideas to provide readers with a better understanding of his scientific findings.
The book ‘Events that Changed the World’ is one an ideal reference or guide for anyone who likes to know what had happened in the last 1,000 years that created an impact on earth. Here is where one can find out and understand better about the origins of such events while learning more about how these events had affected not only the world at large but also micro-societies and peoples’ lives. There are very nice and profession photos and images here while the publisher also included illustrations to offer a better picture of the events. Wars, new discoveries, landmarks, inventions and such are all explained in detailed here.
The Chicken Soup self-help series is one of the most successful, effective and longest running series of books around the world. It has helped millions of people through its original titles like Chicken Soup for the Soul as well as that for the younger generation as well. In this edition, the authors provide 101 stories which seek to provide inspirations to help one to think positive through having the right attitude and to be happy with what they have. Stories here include those that help one to enjoy each day, making them special, be happy and grateful for what they have each day, count their blessings as well as to learn to lead a simple life.
Ever wondered what it means when someone winks or make a gesture which might suggest they are nervous or in doubt? Then the ‘The Body Language Handbook’ would be an ideal guide as it provides great insights and explanations on how to read body language. The book is entertaining because it illustrates every day behavior, using candid photos of real people in their every day events. The authors provide an interesting angle for those who want to be able to understand others better through their behavior and mannerisms. It also offers a guide for the reader to act in a certain way in order to project the right messages across and to avoid misunderstandings.
The Power of Now is a great book to read for someone who needs motivation. Tolle has used an easy to understand approach in this book that explains the importance of letting go of the ‘pain bodies’ which he explains as the ego-identified selves. Instead, the book stresses on the importance of embracing the current moment which will then lead to a happier and more fulfilled person. This book is a very non-dogmatic offering with a strong message where he also describes the problems and challenges which will dampen the efforts to change the person’s life while offering solutions and suggestions to overcome them.
Amy Chua is no stranger to many today after the revelations of her extreme parenting ways to her 2 daughters, Sophia and Lulu. This is the very book which outlines her experience and how she has been able to mold her daughters into becoming prominent individuals today. Her Chinese method of bringing up her children in America might not be the best possible method but it was proven effective. Among some of the things which her 2 daughter were not allowed to do include having a playdate, be involved in the school play or complaining about it and they were also not allowed to play to any other musical instruments except piano or violin, and that are just a fraction of the many others they are not allowed to do.
This book ‘Life is What You Make it’ is an interesting offering. This is because it comes from Peter Buffett who is the son of Warren Buffett, one of the richest men in the world today. So one might ask, what can we learn from a man who had everything from his birth until today? What could we possibly get from a rich person who is trying to teach us to make our lives the way we should? Unless we share the same background then it would have been relevant. But Peter has been taught to establish his own identity and to get his own success by his parents so he explains through this book about his journey towards doing so under the shadow of being the son of one of the world’s richest men.