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.
Ohh there are several on here I’d love to read! Great list!
Some really great books out there. Thanks so much for hopping over. Sending G+ and Pinterest love your way.
Thank you for this great list of book. Added some of them to my list.
Thanks so much. Sending some G+ and Pinterest love your way.
Laura Sue Shaw says
I think I’ve only read one of these books! There are several I’m going to add to my reading list. Thanks for sharing!
Thanks so much for hopping over! Love your 7 Healthy Habits to Start the New Year.
Barb @ A Life in Balance says
Thank you for posting to Motivation Monday!
Lapaka K says
Thank you for the great list. I will start with ‘Living Well, Spending Less: 12 Secrets of the Good Life’ as soon as possible 😉
Such a great book that you can tell the author has poured her heart into.
Lisa @ Fun Money Mom says
I loved Under The Tuscan Sun and it’s always been my dream to have a place in Italy! I also would like to read Ruth Soukup’s Living Well Spending Less because I’m so impressed with all she’s done! Thanks for sharing these great reads at Share The Wealth Sunday!
I want to take a culinary tour of Italy! Eating my way through Italy sounds delightful. Yes, do check out Ruth’s Living Well Spending Less. Great book!