Here are the Top 10 books as voted by YOU, our amazing and eclectic network of bookworms (in no particular order). If you love books as much as we do, click on the images for further details and jump online or head down to the local bookstore and indulge your minds…
The Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle ~ To make the journey into the Now we will need to leave our analytical mind and its false created self, the ego, behind. From the very first page of this extraordinary book, we move rapidly into a significantly higher altitude where we breathe a lighter air. We become connected to the indestructible essence of our Being, “The eternal, ever present One Life beyond the myriad forms of life that are subject to birth and death.”
You Can Heal Your Life by Louise Hay ~ Louise’s key message in this powerful work is: “If we are willing to do the mental work, almost anything can be healed.” Louise explains how limiting beliefs and ideas are often the cause of illness, and how you can change your thinking…and improve the quality of your life! Packed with powerful information and beautiful four-color illustrations—you’ll love this gem of a book!
The 21-Day Consciousness Cleanse by Debbie Ford ~ Let Go of the Past, Live in the Present, and Discover the Future You Always Wanted! In her most practical and prescriptive book to date, bestselling author Debbie Ford delivers a three-part process that empowers us to let go of toxic thoughts and destructive behaviors and discover the deep peace that resides within. The 21-Day Consciousness Cleanse carries us on an incredible personal journey that will open our eyes to all that we are and all that we desire to be.
The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari by Robin Sharma ~ Now published in over 42 languages, this #1 International Bestseller gently offers answer’s to life’s biggest questions as well as a practical process to help you create prosperity, vitality, happiness and inner peace. This inspiring tale provides a step-by-step approach to living with greater courage, balance, abundance, and joy. A wonderfully crafted fable, The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari tells the extraordinary story of Julian Mantle, a lawyer forced to confront the spiritual crisis of his out-of-balance life.
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey ~ The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People®, has been a top-seller for the simple reason that it ignores trends and pop psychology for proven principles of fairness, integrity, honesty, and human dignity. Celebrating its fifteenth year of helping people solve personal and professional problems. It’s full of advice on taking control of your life, teamwork, self-renewal, mutual benefit, proactivity, and other paths to private and public victory.
The Alchemist by Paul Coelho ~ Every few decades a book is published that changes the lives of its readers forever. The Alchemist is such a book. With over a million and a half copies sold around the world – it teaches us, as only a few stories have done, about the essential wisdom of listening to our hearts, learning to read the omens strewn along life’s path, and, above all, following our dreams.
Hungry for Change by James Colquhoun and Laurentine ten Bosch ~ Pioneers in the field of nutrition and internationally renowned filmmakers, James Colquhoun and Laurentine ten Bosch join with leading experts to offer proven strategies to lose weight, prevent and reverse disease, and optimize health. A how-to guide for breaking free from the diet trap, Hungry for Change is based on the indisputable premise that ‘Food Matters,’ as it exposes the truth about the diet industry and the dangers of food addictions, and enables you to take charge of your health and strengthen your mind and body.
Dying to be Me by Anita Moorjani ~ In this truly inspirational memoir, Anita Moorjani relates how, after fighting cancer for almost four years, her body – overwhelmed by the malignant cells spreading throughout her system – began shutting down. As her organs failed, she entered into an extraordinary near-death experience where she realized her inherent worth… and the actual cause of her disease. Upon regaining consciousness, Anita found that her condition had improved so rapidly that she was able to be released from the hospital within weeks… without a trace of cancer in her body!
The Gabriel Method by Jon Gabriel ~ When Jon Gabriel’s life took an unexpected turn, he suddenly was awakened to the marvelous gift that he had been given — the opportunity to live — and was disgusted at how he had treated his body. At over four hundred pounds, walking, sleeping, and working was a struggle against gravity, and his life was a constant battle between emotional and physical satiation. He was slowly killing himself with food. By studying biochemistry, Gabriel learned that the way to lose weight is not to struggle or to force yourself to lose weight but to understand this internal logic and work with it so that your body wants to be thinner.
Ishmael: An Adventure of the Mind and Spirit by Daniel Quinn ~ The narrator of this extraordinary tale is a man in search of truth. He answers an ad in a local newspaper from a teacher looking for serious pupils only to find himself alone in an abandonded office with a full-grown gorilla who is nibbling delicately on a slender branch “you are the teacher?” he asks, incredulously. “I am the teacher, ” the gorilla replies. Ishmael is a creature of immense wisdom and he has a story to tell… As readers everywhere seek out books that offer answers to their burning questions about spirituality, the popularity of this remarkable novel continues to grow at an astounding pace.