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Inspirational Reading List

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Whether you’re utilizing a tablet or turning an actual page during this time at home, reading a book can be a great source of inspiration! Want to get inspired to achieve your goals? Here are some of our favorite inspirational books that are sure to give you some motivation!

 

 

The Art of Happiness by the Dalai Lama 😀 

The Dalai Lama believes that happiness can be achieved through training our hearts and minds to reach that objective. This insightful book explores the process of altering your perceptions to achieve happiness based on your outlook instead of your circumstances.

Make Your Bed: Little Things That Can Change Your Life...And Maybe the World by Admiral William H. McRaven 

This motivational book is based on this bestselling-author’s inspiring graduation speech where he recounts the 10 most important lessons he learned during his 34 years as a Navy Seal. These ten lessons will come in handy for anyone trying to tackle the challenges life throws at us.

Bossypants by Tina Fey

Who doesn’t love Tina Fey? This autobiographical comedy book explores her career trajectory from SNL to 30 Rock, and is filled with hilariously awkward stories that are relatable to many people starting out in their careers. 😂

The Magic of Thinking Big by David J. Schwartz

Is your goal to get the most out of your job and relationships? Dr. Schwartz  provides you with methods to not only meet your goals but exceed them! This book shows you don’t have to be a genius to achieve greatness, you just have to have a good plan! 👍

The Hard Thing About Hard Things by Ben Horowitz

Trying to build a business? Ben Horowitz, one of Silicon Valley’s most-respected and experienced entrepreneurs, gives advice on some of the toughest issues leaders face every day (that they didn’t cover in business school). Check out this read if you want an honest take on running your own business. 

Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance by Angela Duckworth 💪

Psychologist Angela Duckworth recounts the obstacles she has conquered in life, and how a mix of passion and perseverance got her where she is today. Sometimes all you need to meet your goals is a positive attitude and some grit! 

The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz

Miguel Ruiz offers a code of conduct based on ancient Toltec wisdom that advises you on how to handle all the relationships in your life and how to improve your communication with others.

Becoming Wise: An Inquiry into the Mystery and Art of Living by Krista Tippett

Working on mastering this little thing called life? Peabody Award-winning and National Humanities Medalist Krista Tippett discusses some of life’s BIGGEST questions with some of today’s most credible theologians. 🤔

 

Don’t worry, young grasshoppers. Life is a journey spent learning and finding your way through this world, and it’s okay to seek some help to get through it and accomplish your goals. Whether your desires are big in scale or more interpersonal, we hope some of these recommendations can help encourage you to go after your dreams!