personal development book list

Oh my goodness! I have taken a VERY deep dive into growth opportunities with my personal development book list. What a gift!

This is a quickie “repository” post to share and keep a record of what I’ve been reading/listening to (love my Audible account) the last year. Truly life-changing stuff… My entire worldview has taken a 180!

Don’t worry: I’m still a crazy conspiracy theorist. I still loathe the FDA and think it should be ended immediately, still think Big Pharma wants us sick so they’ll have lifelong customers (and will go to any lengths to make sure that happens), still think Monsanto is Evil (it is).

But those negative thoughts don’t run my day or my life anymore.

They used to!!! Now they are simply FAQs about this world. I’ll do what I can to right the wrongs, but I can’t be hatin’ all the time, right? What kind of life is that? One that will surely make me sick!

Not only would that mean they win, but my life would not be joyous and healthy and happy. I’d miss all the YUMMINESS! In love with yumminess lately.

So here’s my booklist — I won’t offer long descriptions because those are all on Amazon along with great reviews! I spend lots of time in the car so my “reading” is actually listening. Love my Audible.

THIS is my “go to” for quick inspiration.

“Just Starting Out” List

This is my beginning book list recommendations in order. ALL 5 STARS!!! Bless you, you are on the right path!!! If you don’t have an Audible account yet, open one for free and text me (859) 550-3862 — I’ll send you one of these books, your first one is FREE!

Take Control of Your Life by Mel Robbins (read by her) This spoke to me so deeply, I listened to the whole thing twice.

Girl Wash Your Face by Rachel Hollis (read by her) I did NOT think I would like this one but I loved every minute!

The Biology of Belief by Bruce H. Lipton Ph.D. This is PHENOMENAL!!! If listening, there are only 3 chapters. The first two are deeply technical, the 3rd is mind-blowing.

The Four Agreements by don Miguel Ruiz

You Can Heal Your Life by Louise Hay (read by her)

Personal Development Book List

The Biology of Belief by Bruce H. Lipton Ph.D. Simply phenomenal.

A Mind of Your Own: The Truth About Depression and How Women Can Heal Their Bodies to Reclaim Their Lives by Kelly Brogan M.D. If you or someone you love struggles with anxiety and/or depression, this will rock your world (in a good way)!

Braving the Wilderness by Brene Brown (read by her)

Take Control of Your Life by Mel Robbins (read by her)

Girl Wash Your Face by Rachel Hollis (read by her)

7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey (read by him)

The War of Art by Steven Pressfield

The Four Agreements by don Miguel Ruiz

Success Principles by Jack Canfield (read by him) It’s Success & Personal Development all rolled into one!

You Can Heal Your Life by Louise Hay (read by her) Brilliant.

Success Book List

Being successful in business is the very same process as being successful in life. Ultimately, you have to get out of your own way. You MUST. My best thinking got me where I am today. If that’s good enough, stick with it. If it’s not and you want more, you must change your thinking.

Mach 2: With Your Hair on Fire by Richard Bliss Brooke (read by him)

The Four Year Career by Richard Bliss Brooke (read by him)

The Inner Game of Selling: Mastering the Hidden Forces that Determine Your Success by Ron Willingham

Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill (partially read by him)

Personal Development Watch List

Ed Mylett The Echo of Life (this is the video above that I love so much)

On Deck to Read

Love Does: Discover a Secretly Incredible Life in an Ordinary World by Bob Goff 

Everybody, Always: Becoming Love in a World Full of Setbacks and Difficult People by Bob Goff 

Headstrong by Dave Asprey

Own Your Self: The Surprising Path beyond Depression, Anxiety, and Fatigue to Reclaiming Your Authenticity, Vitality, and Freedom by Kelly Brogan MD 

The Motivation Myth: How High Achievers Really Set Themselves Up to Win by Jeff Haden 

Switch on Your Brain: The Key to Peak Happiness, Thinking, and Health by Dr. Caroline Leaf 

Nutrient Power: Heal Your Biochemistry and Heal Your Brain by William J. Walsh

The Go-Giver, Expanded Edition: A Little Story About a Powerful Business Idea by Bob Burg & John David Mann 

On Fire: The 7 Choices to Ignite a Radically Inspired Life by John O’Leary 

The Intention Experiment: Using Your Thoughts to Change Your Life and the World by Lynne McTaggart 

One Small Step Can Change Your Life: The Kaizen Way by Robert Maurer (kindle)

5 Love Languages by Gary Chapman (read by him)

I also listen to Soundcloud trainings and podcasts in the car. So many good ones on every topic! Bottom line, I’m a happy woman these days. At peace with my flaws and actually FIXING some of them. Hope you find something you like /=:-)

Would love your suggestions!!! What are you reading/watching/listening to now?


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