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The Joy of Movement: How exercise helps us find happiness, hope, connection, and courage

I read this book based on an interview between Kelly McGonigal and Kevin Rose. Kelly talks about how movement is important and connected to our health, spirituality, meaning, and sense of belonging in community. I learned some new things, but overall it was mostly an enjoyable summary of how powerful movement is. The writing is pleasant to read, so if you're interested in moving more (and more effortlessly), you'll likely enjoy this book.


These are entirely subjective, and roughly try to capture my personal enjoyment and usefulness, and how likely I'd recommend it to others. Don't read too much into this unless you love my judgement. Rough guidelines:

A: Top quartile. Changed the way I think about something.

B: Worthwhile. I took away something useful.

C: Didn't hit, wouldn't directly recommend. Likely won't revisit.

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