My top reads for Summer 2020

Ahhh summer is coming time to kick back, relax and if you are like me read! I love to invest some of my holiday time investing in my mind and soul. And nothing, as far as I am concerned; is a better way of doing that than reading some inspirational personal development and mind, body, spirit books. 

So here are my top reads for Summer 2020!

Mind Body Spirit Reads

Walking The Wheel of The Year by Emma-Jane Cross

Now I know it’s cheeky to pop my own book in here at the top of the list. However I know that this book is packed full of tools, inspiration and information to help you connect both your spiritual and personal growth with nature-  and what is a better time to do that than summer! 

ISBN-13: 978-1916014039 

Available from Amazon and Book Depository

Warrior Goddess Training: Become the Woman You Are Meant to Be by Heatherash Amara

This is a book that teaches women to see themselves as perfect just the way they are, to resist society’s insistence that they seek value, wholeness and love through something outside themselves, such as a husband, children, boyfriend, career or a spiritual path. Empowering, inspiring and insightful

ISBN-13: 978-1781807903

Available from Amazon and other online and offline retailers

The Celestine Prophecy by James Redfield

The story in this book is fiction. It is a gripping one of adventure and discovery, but it is also a guidebook that has the power to crystalize your perceptions of why you are where you are in life…and to direct your steps with a new energy and optimism as you head into tomorrow. This is one of my go to books when I need to reconnect with myself and my spirituality. The insights always remind me of my purpose and the lessons the universe is trying to tell me. I cannot recommend it enough

ISBN-13: 978-0553409024

Available from Amazon and other online and offline retailers

The Way of the Peaceful Warrior: A Book That Changes Lives by Dan Millman

An autobiographical novel about Dan Millman’s journey to the state of the peaceful warrior. This is one of the most beloved spiritual sagas of our time. For decades, friends and families around the world have shared the book that teaches the way of the peaceful warrior. Life as a peaceful warrior is a life of meditation, mindfulness, compassion, and acceptance. This book didn’t so much change my life but affirm the path I am on. Again it is a go to book for me when I need to realign my path and soul.

ISBN-13: 978-0915811892

Available from Amazon and other online and offline retailers

Personal Development Reads

Big Magic: How to Live a Creative Life, and Let Go of Your Fear by Elizabeth Gilbert

In this book, author Elizabeth Gilbert focuses on the creative process, giving you insights into how to tap into your most creative self. Gilbert firmly believes there is a creative soul within each and every one of us, and here she provides the attitudes, approaches, and habits we need to find that creativity. This book is inspirational and filled with ideas, advice and anecdotes that make it lovely to read and great inspiration for life.

ISBN-13: 978-1408866757

Available from Amazon and other online and offline retailers

Search Inside Yourself: The Unexpected Path to Achieving Success, Happiness (and World Peace)
by Chade-Meng Tan

Chade-Meng Tan works at Google, teaching people at the company how to apply mindfulness and emotional intelligence in the workplace and beyond. Now when I first read this I didn’t get on with it at all. But when I revisited it I found that it does have it’s gems. If you are looking to relax at the workplace or create a better working environment for your team or employees then I really recommend this book.

ISBN-13: 978-0062116932

Available from Amazon and other online and offline retailers

Make Your Bed: 10 Life Lessons from a Navy SEAL by Admiral William H. McRaven

Based on the inspirational graduation speech given by the author this book gives some of the simplest, practical advice for getting the most out of your life. For me it is a go to again and again and again.

ISBN-13: 978-0718188863

Available from Amazon and other online and offline retailers

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

Bestselling author and success coach, Jen Sincero, serves up 27 bitesized chapters full of stories, sage advice, easy exercises. By the end of You Are a Badass, you’ll understand why you are how you are, how to love what you can’t change, how to change what you don’t love, and how to use The Force to kick some serious ass. There is less swearing that the subtle art of giving a fuck and way more useful advice. Honestly just read this you will be forever grateful to yourself !

ISBN-13: 978-1473649521

Available from Amazon and other online and offline retailers

So these are my top reads- What are yours? What are the books that you return to for mind,body spirit guidance or personal growth inspiration?

Let me know in the comments and inspire us all!

Happy Reading

<3 Emma-Jane

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