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Change Your Thoughts – Change Your Life: Living the Wisdom of the Tao Dr. Dyer takes on the task, as hundreds of others have before him, of translating the Tao Te Ching, or the Great Way,a book written 500 years before the birth of Jesus by a Chinese God-realized individual named Lao-tzu in ancient China. Dr. Dyer does an amazing job at translating these 81 verses, which are regarded by many as the ultimate commentary on the nature of existence, into mind-provoking and life changing lessons for today’s readers. This is NOT a fast read, but one that should be consumed one verse per day with your morning coffee.
The Charge: Activating the 10 Human Drives That Make You Feel Alive The Charge – Brendon Burchard. Brendon Burchard is a young, vivacious and gifted inspirational speaker who emanates his passion and authenticity in this bestseller on personal development. After reading this book you’ll want to pick it up and read it again … and again. You’ll leave feeling internally charged and more energized than you ever thought possible.
Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity David Allen has created an expansive lists of strategies and insights for getting your life organized, get more accomplished with much less effort than what you’ve been used to, and be more centered and relaxed as a result. It does take one out of their comfort zone and takes some getting used to creating new habits but your life will be more organized and smooth sailing as a result.
The Biology of Belief: Unleashing the Power of Consciousness, Matter, & Miracles Mr. Lipton is a cell biologist who, for all of you science aficionados, presents a stunning and insightful book of how thoughts affect all the cells in your body and, in essence, controls your life. He uses simple language along with everyday examples to help explain the link between mind and matter, and the profound effects it has on our personal lives and the collective life of our species.
The 5 Love Languages: The Secret to Love That Lasts This #1 New York Times Bestseller and “must read” for anyone who is in a relationship. It’s a great book that has helped millions of marriages by revealing the five distinct languages we all use to express love: Words of Affirmation; Quality Time; Gifts; Acts of Service; and Physical Touch. A highly recommended read that both sexes will enjoy.
Put Your Dream to the Test: 10 Questions to Help You See It and Seize It A fabulous book that will put your desire to live your dream to the test. In this book, Mr. Maxwell presents 10 questions that will help you see, and seize, your dream. This is a no-nonsense book that ask meaningful questions which, once answered and contemplated, will set you on your way to creating your dream life.
The Encore Career Handbook: How to Make a Living and a Difference in the Second Half of Life This book, from Encore.org, is the reinvent yourself retirement bible for those looking to continue learning, growing, creating change in themselves and the world around them, and how to plan that transition. It does a great job of presenting the many varied choices available to individuals, whether it be going back to school, creating your own business, volunteering, how to network effectively, and using the power of social media. It helps you create a roadmap for your life.
Think and Grow Rich If you haven’t read this book, do so NOW; this is the bestselling success book of all time. Mr. Hill, in the 1920’s and 30‘s, interviewed more than 500 exceeding wealthy people, analyzed the information, and created this book of moneymaking secrets which he shares with all. It is a book you’ll want to own and revisit time and time again.
Transitions: Making Sense of Life’s Changes, Revised 25th Anniversary Edition Recently named one of the fifty most important self-help books of all time, Transitions is the essential guide for making sense of and coping with the inevitable changes that occur in life. He breaks the stages of transition into 3 steps: Endings – every transition begins with one; The Neutral Zone – a time of confusion and reorientation; and the New Beginning – stepping forward with new activities, direction and purpose. This is a book for everyone – whether you feel you are in a transition or not.
The Secret: The Power I personally like this book better the The Secret since it is easier to read and and flows better. It is a great book to have by your bedside to thumb through a few pages before retiring for the night. This is a very inspirational “feel good” book that makes you realize that everything you need to live your greatest life already exist within you now.