Help and hope
This week’s roundup offers self help books as well as an inspirational collection of nonfiction travel stories.
Why I Travel: The Journal Of A ‘Blind’ Hiker
Author: Aziff Azuddin Publisher: MPH Publishing, travel
FORMERLY a radio producer, now a freelance photojournalist, author Aziff Azuddin has been a constant traveller through most of his adult life, always “looking for fresh new stories and perspectives hidden within communities”.
In this compilation of his travel essays, he shares impressions of the undiscovered side of his country, the small gems that are unknown to urbanites, and along the way, meeting the varied individuals and diverse communities that make up a tapestry called Malaysia.
How To Be Everything: A Guide For Those Who (Still) Don’t Know What They Want To Be When They Grow Up
WHAT do you want to be when you grow up? Author Emilie Wapnick has a counter question: Why should you choose just one thing to be? She introduces a life-changing idea, that we could be a “multipotentialite” – someone with many interests and passions. And, in today’s uncertain job market, that is actually your biggest strength.
This book offers to help you channel your diverse passions and skills to work for you. Wapnick claims to provide a practical framework for building a sustainable life around all of your passions.
Launch Your Dream: A 30-Day Plan For Turning Your Passion Into Your Profession Author: Dale Partridge Publisher: Nelson Books, self-help
of StartupCamp.com, offers to take readers on a 30-day trip from clueless newbie to smart cookie who is ready to launch a startup.
In clear language, he gives lessons in everything from developing a nebulous idea and constructing an online presence to launching a business, mastering social media, and capturing – and keeping – customers. Habitude: 21 Days To Change Your Life Authors: Aaron Foo & Alfred Netto Publisher: MPH Publishing, self-help
Author: Emilie Wapnick Publisher: HarperOne, career help