When last have you snuggled up with a book that truly left you inspired in the most amazing ways – one that had you evaluating your own life and thinking deeper about the world around you?
Whether you’re following the fascinating journey of a fictional character or prefer having a list of motivational tips and tricks in front of you, any method you choose can evoke the desire to change certain aspects of your own being.
These books have a way of creeping into your soul and offering some heartwarming advice that will stay with you forever:
The Art of Happiness by the 14th Dalai Lama and Dr Howard C. Cutler
This life-changing book combines the teachings and wisdom of the Dalai Lama’s eastern spiritual tradition with Dr Howard C. Cutler’s western point of view to offer advice on how to achieve lasting happiness.
You can expect scientific and spiritual insights between these magnificent pages with lessons that are deeply humbling and motivating. The book also teaches that true happiness is an art that requires practice and becomes a guide for overcoming everyday human problems.
If you’re keen on learning more about the Dalai Lama and his teachings, then this book is perfect for you.
The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
Paulo Coelho’s enchanting tale reveals the inspiring journey towards self-discovery. This story explores the life of a young shepherd boy called Santiago who has a deep desire to experience the wonders of the world while in search of treasure.
What starts out as an adventure to find worldly possessions turns into a discovery of the riches found within. The story of Santiago explores the importance of dreams and directs attention to listening to your heart.
If you love literature that has the ability to inspire and if you’re keen on following Santiago’s journey, then this amazing book is right up your alley. Get ready to have your life changed!
Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert
A classic if ever there was one! This book follows Gilbert’s life as she explores the world after her divorce and unpacks the journey of self-discovery.
It offers valuable teachings on how empowering it can actually be to claim ownership of your own life and happiness.
This book will have you itching to take a journey to a brand new place while leaving you hungry to immerse yourself in the wonderful lessons that the world has to offer. If you’re in need of encouragement, motivation and inspiration, then be sure to give this one a good, thorough read!