Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress by Steven Pinker is an elegant assessment of the human condition in the third millennium, that beseeches us to ignore the headlines and prophecies of doom and follow the data. Through graphs and prose Pinker shows that life, health, prosperity, safety, peace, knowledge, and happiness are on the rise … Continue Reading
Heal Documentary: Change Your Mind. Change Your Body. Change Your Life directed by Kelly Noonan Gores features Deepak Chopra MD and Dr. Michael Beckwith explores the impact that our thoughts, beliefs, and emotions have on our health and ability to heal. Thank you, Susie Sheinberg for turning me onto this fascinating scientific journey. Great Spring Break reading. So Suzy Says.
The Chakra Project: How the Healing Power of Energy Can Transform Your Life by Georgia Coleridge is a comprehensive guide to the seven main Chakras, the energy centers in the body. The book explains their different attributes and the colors, elements, organs, vibrations, emotions, animals, planets, and yoga poses associated with each one. I am a big believer in … Continue Reading
Little Fires Everywhere is Celeste Ng’s follow up to Everything I Never Told You. In Fires, Ng traces the intertwined fates of the picture-perfect Richardson family and the mother and daughter who upend their lives. Read it before Reese Witherspoon releases her movie adaptation. So Suzy Says.
Long Island Country Houses and Their Architects, 1860-1940 Edited by Anthony Baker, Robert B. MacKay, and Carol A. Traynor, with a foreword by Brendan Gill is a beautiful reflection on Long Island’s rich architectural history. I grew up with the Baker family — and a copy of this book in my father’s library. So Suzy Says.
Parisian Charm School: French Secrets for Cultivating Love, Joy, and That Certain je ne sais quoi by Jamie Cat Callan will teach people of every nationality how to embody that je ne sais quoi by cultivating your inner beauty and confidence. Create your own unique, personal style. Très bonne. So Suzy Says.
In The Only Way Out is Through: A Ten-Step Journey from Grief to Wholeness Gail Gross combines her professional expertise as a psychologist and the heart-wrenching loss of her child to create a beautiful and invaluable guide for everyone to follow through their transitions. Moving. Thank you, Irena for sharing this on Instagram.So Suzy Says.
The Belly Art Project: Moms Supporting Moms by Sara Blakely, the founder of Spanx and the Sara Blakely Foundation, this beautiful, happy book celebrates the beauty of pregnancy by using the bellies of 100+ women as canvases. Celebrate Motherhood. Makes a great gift for pregnant women. So Suzy Says.
So Suzy Says was born out of my love for sharing all of my personal resources and innate sense of style with those I care about. I’ve been told that I can ‘sell ice to Eskimos’ and connect people together on many mutually beneficial levels. Read More >