Let’s face it, changing your life around can be a difficult process. However, if you realize the nature of change it can be helpful for you to make the needed adjustments in your life. First of all, you will definitely have to do things differently. If you desire change, please be aware that it might mean stepping out of your comfort zone, as noted repeatedly by motivational speaker Anthony Robbins.
It’s also important to note that any change, whether it is organizational or personal, can actually be extremely painful. Indeed, sometimes we get used to things that are even bad for us. Once we have to change these bad habits, it can be a daunting process. However, it is for our benefit that we do so. How do we attain this needed change? One way is through books that can inspire us and coach us. Here are seven possible examples.
7 Inspiring Books That Will Change Your Life
The Art Of Happiness by the Dalai Lama
The Dalai Lama has always been an individual who has emphasized personal reflection and meditation when you’re on a journey to find true fulfillment and happiness. His Holiness the Dalai Lama believes that you can find complete and total purpose. Indeed, there are ways to be more inspiring and more positive. With that purpose, he believes you will find clarity, vision, and focus. In doing that, he believes you will be laying the foundation to empower you to embark on the correct path and journey to changing your life for the better.
The Magic of Thinking Big by David J. Schwartz
Simply put, Dr. Schwartz believes creating change in your life will only occur if you change your attitude and your thinking. You have to prepare your mind and align your thinking to the journey of your own personal change. That is the key to the message of this book. Dr. Schwartz says the only thing that is stopping you from moving mountains is yourself. Train yourself to use the right words. If you believe you can move mountains, you can if you do; if you don’t believe you can move a mountain then you cannot. Belief triggers the power to accomplish great things.
The Greatest Salesman In The World by Og Mandino
Although this little book has been around since 1968, it still has much wisdom we can glean from. First of all, have you ever wondered what attributes truly successful people have? This inspiring book does a great job of educating you on that. Another reason why it can be added to the list of inspiring books would be because it teaches you all about the power of positive thinking. There is no question the book has great tactics and strategies for those who want to change themselves for the better.
Everything Happens For A Reason: And Other Lies I’ve Loved by Kate Bowler
As a professor at Duke Divinity School, Kate Bowler literally thought life was her oyster. Of course, this was until she was diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer at the age of 35. To say she was blindsided and shocked by these developments would definitely be an understatement. However, this book takes a heartbreaking and real look at the process of receiving a cancer diagnosis and how one goes through treating it. The book, above all else, is real. There is no questioning the fact it is full of grace, beauty, grief, and lots of wisdom. Bowler elaborate on the many coping skills she has learned from this gut-wrenching process.
Awaken The Giant Within by Anthony Robbins
In this work, Anthony Robbins details how everyone has the power immediately to control how they think, how they feel, and what they should do. In short, anything they want to do and anything they desire in their life, they have the power to achieve it. Anthony Robbins believes that this power is available in every moment of the day and it is something that with practice we can harness for our own better good. He believes it is all about changing your perception of yourself.
Don’t Sweat The Small Stuff by Richard Carlson
Richard Carlson believes that when you are able to manage the small stuff in your life, you will realize true happiness. The reason for this is that it is usually the small stuff that creates the most pain in your life. This is why Don’t Sweat The Small Stuff is a very supportive and inspiring book that is full of a lot of practical tips on living a more joyful and peaceful life. Indeed, this book has been inspiring and delightful to literally millions of people for decades now.
Switch: How To Change Things When Change Is Hard by Chip and Dan Heath
This is a great book for those who know they need to make changes in their lives, but they are not sure how to go about doing it effectively. However, in this inspiring back chip and Dan share some tips on how you can create and continue positive change in your life. First of all, they educate people that they should not worry about the middle part of a project. Rather, they should just simply focus on having a strong beginning and a strong ending and that will get the ball rolling.
All of these inspiring books are very effective at giving you the pointers you need to improve your life. However, these aren’t the only inspiring works out there. Talk to others in order to get their recommendations and you will definitely find the right book for your motivational needs.