Melissa’s Review: Are You Fully Charged? by Tom Rath

Are You Fully Charged?: The 3 Keys to Energizing Your Work and Life

Are You Fully Charged? 
written by Tom Rath
published by Silicon Guild, 2015

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Disclosure: I received a complimentary copy of this book in exchange  for an honest review.

Did I enjoy this book: 
I’m not really a self-help book sort of a gal, but I needed something to read in the tub last night and this seemed like just the sort of light fare I was looking for. There’s nothing earth-shattering in this book (and though I don’t read many self-help books I’ll go ahead and argue there probably isn’t much in them either), but I’ll admit I enjoyed it. It’s always nice to take a moment and review my motivations and goals, and I’ll be darned if Rath didn’t say the same thing my therapist has mentioned to me a few (ahem, zillion) times. Focus on others. Pay attention to the little things. Stay (or get, or be) healthy. Rath’s published a book full of simple, common sense advice and done it in an easy to digest, upbeat way. It’s not getting a place of honor on my bookshelf, but I’m glad I stepped out of my genre comfort zone to give this book a whirl.

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Would I recommend it: If you need a quick little reminder that you are, in fact, in charge of your own life, go for it.

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About the book – from Goodreads: 
Tom Rath, author of six influential bestsellers, reveals the three keys that matter most for our daily health and well-being, as well as our engagement in our work. Drawing on the latest and most practical research from health, psychology, and economics, this book focuses on changes we can make to create better days for ourselves and others. Are You Fully Charged? will challenge you to stop pursuing happiness and start creating meaning instead, lead you to rethink your daily interactions with the people who matter most, and show you how to put your own health first in order to be your best every day.

 

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