Before Happiness Summary

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The professional book that I chose to read was “The American Health Care Paradox: why spending more is getting us less” wrote by Elizabeth H. Bradley and Lauren A. Taylor. In this book the authors demonstrate how American is spending more in health care but have poorer health outcome compare to other industrialized countries especially the Scandinavian countries (Sweden, Denmark and Norway). After interviewing different people in the medical field, the authors believe firmly that America will have better health outcomes if the government invest more in social services such as education, employment, training, housing, etc.… This does not imply that spending in health care is a wrong doing, it just means that social services and the health care …show more content…
This book is just amazing because while I am reading it, I just keep on highlighting. There is so much to learn. I even start seeing the positive in everything. Anyway, long story short, I think this a perfect book for undergraduate student to explore! It is full of helpful advices but what make it more interesting is that it is giving me strength to start my internship with a positive mind set which is: “I will learn a lot from this internship no matter how hard it is.” (Shawn, 2013) In effect, I was a little worrying about my internship since I have to be a coordinator. I always feel like I am a good assistant or a very good follower even though I got the chance to lead several times in my life. Those experiences helped me to have a sense of leadership and discover that I am not so bad at it as I always …show more content…
In addition to that, I hate walking under the sun all day even though I am from Africa especially in the hot zone. While I was reading the book, the author mentioned that, “the goal of this book is to help you become a positive genius so that you can achieve true greatness in every aspect of your life and career.” (Shawn, 2013) Actually as anyone else, I know positivity is very important but the way the author went through the different steps made me feel like I am learning something knew, something that can help me in my life, in my career especially before starting my summer

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