Books that Can Change Your Life
Books that can change your life? Wow, that is a lofty title, eh? Really? Yes, really! The books I am including here have the power to change the direction of your life or have you rethink where you are entirely. These are extremely powerful books.
Books to Help You Figure Out Who You Are and What You Want in Life
There are three books on here from Barbara Sher “Live the Life You Love”, “I Could Do Anything” and “Wishcraft” because they are all great at helping you figure out what you want to be when you grow up. And by grow up I mean once you are at least in your twenties. These are books that can help you figure out your passions in life and what you will be best suited for in the real world. Her vision is you should have a life you love and she has concrete ways to help you find that.
Live the Life You Love: In Ten Easy Step-By Step Lessons
I Could Do Anything If I Only Knew What It Was: How to Discover What You Really Want and How to Get It
Wishcraft: How to Get What You Really Want
Books for After a Transition – Heartbreak, Health Crisis, Job Loss, or Grief
If only we never had to go through tough times in our life, but unfortunately we will at one time or another. Laura Berman Fortgang’s book is good for finding a new path in life when you are forced off track. Louise Hay’s book is ideal for any type of health crisis by using positive affirmations and belief in your own abilities. “The Grief Recovery Handbook” is wonderful for anyone grieving a loss.
Now What? Revised Edition: 90 Days to a New Life Direction
You Can Heal Your Life
The Grief Recovery Handbook, 20th Anniversary Expanded Edition: The Action Program for Moving Beyond Death, Divorce, and Other Losses including Health, Career, and Faith
The Book for Helping You Find Your Perfect Job or Career
This book has been around for decades and is updated yearly with the current advice for job hunters. It is a classic for the exercises he has to understand what you are best suited for and how to go after it.
What Color Is Your Parachute? 2019: A Practical Manual for Job-Hunters and Career-Changers
Books to Make You a Happier Person
Who doesn’t want to be happier? Gretchen Rubin’s book has been out now for ten years on her happiness project. She makes the quest for happiness a fun road. “The Power of Positive Thinking” is another old book with a timeless message. We need positive thinking more than ever these days. Martha Beck has been featured in Oprah’s magazine as a contributor for many years. Her book “Finding Your Own North Star” helps you be true to who you are as person making you happier as a result.
The Happiness Project, Tenth Anniversary Edition: Or, Why I Spent a Year Trying to Sing in the Morning, Clean My Closets, Fight Right, Read Aristotle, and Generally Have More Fun
The Power of Positive Thinking
Finding Your Own North Star: Claiming the Life You Were Meant to Live
Books to Help You Find and Keep Love
Books on love that are timeless are hard to find, but here are two. Chapman’s book on “The 5 Love Languages” will help you to understand your preferred love language and your partners. This can clear up all kinds of misconceptions as to what a person means and their motives for doing things. Hendrix’s book on “Keeping the Love You Find” helps couples understand why love will change after the first year of infatuation and how to find love that will last. Both are excellent books.
The 5 Love Languages: The Secret to Love that Lasts
Keeping the Love You Find: A Personal Guide
There you have it Twelve books that can change your life. These books can help you with how to find love, be happy, find a job, and do what you are meant to do in life. What more could you ask for?
What books have changed your life? I’d love to know in the comments below. Happy reading!
If you want to books on productivity or organization, please see “How to Manage Your Time” or “How to Manage the Chaos“.
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