If you love to read, you may have stumbled upon some books that have changed your life forever. Unfortunately, finding these life changing books aren’t easy for the reason that they are hard to write, and there aren’t many authors who have the knowledge and the wisdom to write these empowering books. Since these books are hard to find, I took the time to research and found 10 books that will change your life forever. I have personally read all of them, and suggest you do the same! If you would like to purchase any of the books, simply click on the book image on the bottom of the article.
1. The War of Art: Break Through the Blocks and Win Your Inner Creative Battles by Steven Pressfield
In this empowering book written by bestselling author Steven Pressfield, the author explores the obstacles that prevent us from achieving our goals and shows how we can identify, defeat, and unlock our creativity. This inspirational book “The War Of Art” is full of empowering knowledge to motivate artists, visionaries or entrepreneurs to overcome one of nature’s greatest forces, which the author refers to as Resistance. Pressfield sees Resistance as the most destructive force against happiness and success, because it prevents us from finding our path in life and achieving our personal goals. He goes into great details about the roles of Resistance and how we can overcome this destructive force.
This true inspirational book focuses on the relationship between a former student (Mitch Albom) and his professor Morrie Schwartz. Albom found out that his professor was diagnosed with Lou Gehrig’s Disease (ALS) through an interview with Ted Koppel on Nightline and decided to contact and visit him. This visit ended up turning into regular meetings that were held on Tuesdays. As time went by, they developed a bond that changed their life beyond their wildest dreams. “Tuesdays with Morrie” isn’t only focused on the wisdom of a dying man, but also reflects the deeper meanings of human relationships. This book reminds us to not become too obsessed with material things, so that we don’t take the simple and little things in life for granted.
3. The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment by Eckhart Tolle
If you want to learn how to live life in the present and enjoy its beauty, “The Power of Now” is a great book that can teach you how to achieve this. In this empowering book, author Eckhart Tolle teaches us how to move beyond the false created self (the ego) and connect to our higher self and soul. By doing this, it becomes easier for us to release emotional pains and achieve spiritual enlightenment.
4. The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You’re Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are by Brene Brown
This enlightening book is very helpful for people who want to increase their confidence and change their life by incorporating wholehearted living into their life. In “The Gifts of Imperfection”, author Brene Brown shares ten guideposts on the power of wholehearted living to motivate our mind, heart, and spirit to find the courage to live more authentically and compassionately; while at the same time embracing and accepting our imperfections, so that we don’t become obsessed with trying to be perfect.
5. The Hope: A Guide to Sacred Activism by Andrew Harvey
In “The Hope”, author Andrew Harvey explains why our current society is failing and offers a blueprint for creating a better world for all of us. He explores the Seven Laws of Sacred Activism and explains how these seven spiritual laws can change the world into a better place. By incorporating the Seven Laws of Sacred Activism into our life, we can change the world into a place filled with love and abundance, and tap into the consciousness of love that all beings are connected to.
6. Journey of Souls: Case Studies of Life Between Lives by Michael Newton
Does the soul exist? In this fascinating and life changing book, Dr. Michael Newton takes us on a journey to find the answer to that question. “Journey of Souls” isn’t your average book for the reason that it documents the experience of 29 people placed in a superconscious state through Dr. Newton’s groundbreaking hypnosis technique. By reading this book, you will learn the specifics about soul mates, the different levels of the soul, how it feels to die, and what to expect right after death.
7. Magical Child by Joseph Chilton Pearce
If you have kids or are planning to have kids, “Magical Child” is a must read for the reason that it explores the critical role of nurturing and bonding and how to raise children, so that they grow up to have morals, values and intelligence. This enlightening book also explains why children these days are becoming more destructive and how you can protect your children from these harmful behaviors.
8. A Return to Love: Reflections on the Principles of “A Course in Miracles” by Marianne Williamson
This motivational book is based on Williamson’s experience with “A Course in Miracles” by Foundation for Inner peace. In this book, Williamson explores the power of love and how to use it to solve problems in our life. She also explains how love can transform our mind, strengthen our bonds, and rejuvenate our soul, and thus transforming our life. Besides stressing the importance of love, she also explains how important it is to forgive others.
9. How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie
With over 15 million copies sold, “How to Win Friends and Influence People” is an informative book that has changed millions of lives. In this empowering book, Carnegie teaches us how to think like successful people and shows us how to deal with people so that they feel important. He also teaches us how to see the situation from other people’s point of views, so that we can relate to them and understand them better. Many of the techniques in this book are designed to build a stronger business relationship with people. However, a lot of the techniques can also be used in close personal relationships.
10. A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson
This science and history book is full of fascinating scientific theories and facts about nearly everything related to science. Unlike most science book, “A Short History of Nearly Everything” is written in a way that the average person can understand. If you like science and history and want to know how things work, this book should be a good read.