8 books for inspiration, personal + spiritual growth

Tuesdays with Morrie - Mitch Albom 

“An old man, a young man and life’s greatest lesson’ 

A true story, I read this one a few summers ago with my partner at the time, so easy to read, very enjoyable filled with many of life simple lessons. 

Its based on a series of interviews with Morrie Schwartz, his profession from his days in University, who’s dying of Lou Gehrig disease. 

To summarize what I feel is the main message of the book, I chose the quote where Morrie tells Mitch the way to find satisfaction in life. “Devote yourself to loving others, devote yourself to your community around you, and devote yourself to creating something that gives you purpose and meaning.”

Eat, Pray, Love: 

‘One Woman Serach for Everything Across Italy, India and Indonesia’

After a bitter divorce, author Elizabeth Gilbert decided to travel for a year. She visited Italy and ate large amounts of food, India to learn about Spirituality ad finally ending her journey in Bali. 

This book shares the spiritual journey of someone in a world of pain, to finding more balance and becoming a very loving human. 

Now a great film also. 

You can Heal your Life

Great for anyone who would love to deepen their own self care and self love. 

The mind and body are connected. Through our illnesses in different parts of the body we can learn the root causes in emotional and spiritual aspects. Going within to explore the beliefs and issues that could be affecting you.

Using tools like Mirror Work and Affirmations we can more positively change the way we think. 

Breaking the Habit of Being Yourself: Dr Joe Dispenza

'How to lose your mind and Create a new one’

You will never be the same when you break the habit of being yourself and truly change your mind. 

A new science is showing that empowers humans to create the reality they choose. 

This book combines the fields of quantum physics, neuroscience, brain chemistry, biology and genetics to show you what is truly possible. 

You will learn and you will always grow as you are given step by step tools to apply. This book helps to bridge the gap nicely between science and spirituality

The Four Agreements 

‘A practical guide to personal freedom’

Don Ruiz four agreements are based on the ancient Toltec wisdom and provide relatively simple but effective way of living a happier and successful life. 

The four agreements (stop reading here if you don’t want to know them yet) 

Be impeccable with your word

Dont take anything personally

Dont make assumptions 

Always do your best

Later on he decided to add number 5: Be skeptical but learn to listen. 

This book helps people to shape their way of thinking, feeling and behaving. 

The Untethered Soul

‘ The Journey Beyond Yourself’ 

This book will help you to understand what it truly means to let go and surrender to what is. 

What would it be like if you could free yourself from limitations and soar beyond your boundaries. 

What if you could find inner peace. This book is set to transform your relationship with self. 

Using meditation and mindfulness you can discover how to put an end to negative habitual thoughts and emotions. 

The Alchemist 

Paulo Coelho's The Alchemist is an enchanting story about the spiritual journey we all must take if we want to fulfill our dreams and play out our destiny.

Along the way we must learn how to trust our hearts, to read the world for signs of God, to listen to our dreams, to make the most of coincidence and luck, and to accept the subtle ways love "transforms and improves the Soul of the World."

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{My personal opinions and journey should not be mistaken for professional medical or healthcare advice}