Book Notes – Dirty Good Co.

Book Notes

Book reviews and notes from our readings.

Discover Your Strengths

Your greatest opportunities for growth lie in your strengths, not in your weaknesses. Unfortunately most people, including myself, have been raised on the opposite belief. Most of us believe we must work on closing the gap of weakness, becoming more proficient where we lack to find success in our chosen field.

The Dark Side of the Light Chasers

All of your so-called faults, all the things which you don’t like about yourself are your greatest assets. — Debbie Ford Debbie Ford’s message is simply; love. In The Dark Side of the Light Chasers Debbie shares what she’s learned…

The Depths: Evolutionary Origins of the Depression Epidemic

In The Depths: Evolutionary Origins of the Depression Epidemic, Jonathan Rottenberg presents an underrepresented view of the depression epidemic that is silently growing into a significant (affecting 14.8 million American adults) and deadly problem (42,773 suicide deaths yearly in America).…

Nourishing Traditions: Eating Old-School

The well-intentioned objective of Nourishing Traditions, by Sally Fallon and Mary Enig, Ph.D., is to reintroduce readers to a Real Food nutritional approach by promoting and educating us on the importance of going back to our ancestral roots of eating.…


To discern what is truly essential we need space to think, time to look and listen, permission to play, wisdom to sleep, and the discipline to apply highly selective criteria to the choices we make.” —Greg Mckeown

Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness

In 1985, at the age of sixty, William Styron fell victim to a serious bout with depression. It wasn’t until five years later that he’d publish his memoir Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness.

The Road To Character

Only the one who descends into the underworld rescues the beloved. — Kierkegaard. In his book, The Road to Character, New York Times columnist and author, David Brooks, investigates our culture’s loss of essential virtues that build character; character increasingly…