Pack your 2019 with a bunch of interesting reads! With the help of everyone here at The Wellness Footprint, we managed to get together a list of 12 books to help you grow, improve, and expand your mindset, while building all the dimensions of wellness.
Suggestion: Enjoy a book a month! They are all relatively short and fairly simple to read.
1) Who Moved My Cheese? - Dr.Spencer Johnson
Taking a different perspective on life can be a daunting task. Through this short and simple story you'll be able to understand how to overcome the fear to change, the only thing stopping you from improving yourself.
2) Grain Brain - David Perlmutter, MD
What we eat can make the absolute difference in how we live our lives. Supported by extensive scientific research, Dr. Perlmutter explains the benefits of using fat as the main source of fuel for your body while engaging on a low-carb, gluten free diet.
3) The 5 Second Rule - Mel Robbins
The successful speaker, business-woman and house-wife, Mel Robbins, writes about the conferences she's been giving worldwide about the "5 second rule", a method she discovered to stop thinking and start acting on your ideas and dreams.
4) Man's Search For Meaning - Victor E. Frankl
From the powerful words of a concentration camp surviver, this book explains the responsibility of oneself to assign purpose to your own life.
5) The Power of Now - Eckhart Tolle
Our minds are constantly worried about two things: the past and the future. We are always thinking about what has already happened and what hasn't even happened yet when our present is all we've got real control over. Eckhart Tolle explores this idea in this mind-opening book.
6) The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck - Mark Manson
Through this refreshing and game-changing self-help guide, Manson gets serious about not giving a f*ck about things that don't deserve it. Explaining how positive thinking can't always be the answer to live a happier life, the blogger's humor-filled book makes you re-think your everyday attitudes and encourages you to confront your fears.
7) Manuscript Found In Accra - Paulo Coelho
Daily life is a combination of endless feelings and situations. In this book, the author of "The Alchemist" writes about Copto, a wise man who addresses a series of day to day topics which wander the minds of all people.
8) The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom - Dr. Miguel Ruiz
A simple guide to free yourself of limits consisting of four powerful advices of ancient wisdom to apply in your daily life.
9) The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari - Robin S. Sharma
Based on Sharma's own experiences, he tells a relatable tale in which you'll learn about looking at life through a totally different lens, assigning actual value to the things that are really worth it, and that simplicity can be the root of a great experience.
10) How To Stop Worrying And Start Living - Dale Carnegie
This one's all about getting rid of the worrying habit. Specially if you're having trouble managing anxiety towards your finances, this is a great read to keeping your cool and thinking clearly about your situation.
11) Breaking The Habit of Being Yourself - Dr. Joe Dispenza
Like all the work from renowned author Dr. Joe Dispenza, this one combines a series of research in the fields of brain chemistry, quantum physics, biology, and other scientific fields to support the fact that our minds are capable of changing our physical reality, rewiring our bodies beyond our genes.
12) The Knight in Rusty Armor - Dr. Robert Fisher
Probably one of the most popular books in this list, but you should give it a try if you haven't! Read through the story of an arrogant knight and his journey to free himself of the once beautiful armor he's stuck in. Learn about the importance of gratitude and vulnerability.
Now you've got a lot of awesome reads to go through, go get comfortable and get your reading glasses on! We would love to hear your thoughts about them!