The holiday season is always such a frenzy of activity. People running here and there, lots of traffic on the roads, etc..
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The start of a New Year, by contrast, tends to be a calmer time more geared towards reflection, as well as, forward thinking. It is a great time to pick up a good book that will inspire or challenge you. Here are 10 books that will help you get your New Year off to a great start.
Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen-An inspiring story of determination and the power of the human mind and body.
Finding Your Own North Star: Claiming the Life You Were Meant to Live-A step-by-step guide to finding out what makes you tick and how to use that knowledge to find the path that is right for you.
Hands Free Mama: A Guide to Putting Down the Phone, Burning the To-Do List, and Letting Go of Perfection to Grasp What Really Matters!-Born of Rachel Stafford’s own experience, a guide to how to simplify life and direct our attention to those people and activities that really matter in our lives. A must read in today’s 24/7 go, go, go world.
How to Stop Worrying and Start Living– A long time classic with time proven techniques for reigning in the worrying and redirecting energy to more productive pursuits.
Living Well, Spending Less: 12 Secrets of the Good Life-A powerful guide for creating a life of meaning and joy from a lady who has most definitely lived what she speaks of.
Noah Built His Ark In The Sunshine-How to be prepare for life’s inevitable storms before they strike. A powerful book about how to grow in faith and spiritual maturity to handle whatever comes.
The Geography of Bliss: One Grump’s Search for the Happiest Places in the World-Join this self-proclaimed grump as he searches for the happiest places on earth. Very interesting what he finds.
The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business-Learn about the power of habits, as well as, what it takes to change certain habits if you so desire.
The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference-See what it takes for an idea, product, video, etc.. to spread like wildfire.
Under the Tuscan Sun: At Home in Italy-Because who wouldn’t want to read and dream about owning a villa in Tuscany and enjoying all the bounty of food and beverages that the region has to offer.
For more ways to start the New Year off right, have a look at 5 Goal Setting Resources for the New Year and Beyond.