10 Inspirational Books to Read in 2017


10 Inspirational Books for 2017

One way to help movtiate me to do more and to make 2017 my best year ever is to be inspired by others. There are plenty of books out there that have been written where the author has recorded the lessons they have learned which have provided them with a better understanding of the world around them and led them to a better, more fulfilling life.

This is a list of 10 books that I purchased over the last few months. I wanted to gain extra strength and new ideas about how to push forward and create the life that I truly want to live. This eclectic mix of books offer different ways of facing everday trials and tribulations.

Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear by Elizabeth Gilbert

A Year of Doing Good, One Woman, One New Year’s Resolution, 365 Good Deeds by Judith O’Reilly

How to Change Your Live: One Day at A Time by Stuart Young

The Five Love Languages by Gary Chapman

What I Know for Sure by Oprah Winfrey

Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead by Sheryl Sandberg

Year of Yes: How to Dance it Out, Stand in the Sun and Be Your Own Person by Shonda Rhimes

52 Small Changes of The Mind by Brett Blumenthal

You Are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life by Jen Sincero

Small Move, Big Change: Using Microsolutions to Transform Your Life Permanently by Caroline L Arnold

Reading Feeds the Mind

I am still making my way through these books. They are either sitting on my desk or are beside my bed, ready and waiting to be opened. I have taken to underlining certain lines which ready stand out for me. Here are a few examples for you.

“Whatever you fear most has no power – it is your fear that has the power.” pg 104

What I know for Sure – Oprah Winfrey

“Good deed no.55: donated £1 at a till of an organic shop to Whole Planet Foundation, which provides micro-credit loans to impoverished women.” pg 58

A Year of Doing Good – Judith O’Reilly

“[The company/Your Workplace] would never stop making demands on our time so it was up to us to decide what we were willing to do. It was our responsibility to draw the line.” pg 127

Lean In – Sheryl Sandberg

“The deepest human need is the need to feel appreciated.” pg 46

The Five Love Languages – Gary Chapman

“Happiness comes from living as you need to, as you want to.” pg 286

Year of Yes – Shonda Rhimes

Time to Read

I look forward to delving deeper into these books over the coming months. If any of these books pique your interest, just click on one of the links above and place an order with Amazon today. Happy Reading 🙂

Have Your Say: Is there a book listed above that you are interested in or that you have already read? Do you have any other books that you would recommend? I would love to know what you think. Share your thoughts in the comments section below.

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