22 Books You Should Really Give a Try

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The Celestine Prophecy

James Redfield

The Celestine Prophecy: An Adventure is a 1993 novel by James Redfield that discusses various psychological and spiritual ideas rooted in multiple ancient Eastern traditions and New Age spirituality. The main character undertakes a journey to find and understand a series of nine spiritual insights in an ancient manuscript in Peru. The book is a first-person narrative of the narrator’s spiritual awakening as he goes through a transitional period of his life

The Four Agreements

Don Miguel Ruiz

In The Four Agreements, bestselling author don Miguel Ruiz reveals the source of self-limiting beliefs that rob us of joy and create needless suffering. Based on ancient Toltec wisdom, The Four Agreements offer a powerful code of conduct that can rapidly transform our lives to a new experience of freedom, true happiness, and love. * A New York Times bestseller for over a decade * Over 6.5 million copies sold in the U.S.

The Secret

The Secret

Rhonda Byrne

The Secret is a best-selling 2006 self-help book by Rhonda Byrne, based on the earlier film of the same name. It is based on the belief of the law of attraction, which claims that thoughts can change a person’s life directly.[1][2] The book has sold 30 million copies worldwide and has been translated into 50 languages.

The Magic

Rhonda Byrne

The Magic is a 2012 self-help and spirituality book written by Rhonda Byrne. It is the third book in The Secret series. The book was released on March 6, 2012, as a paperback and e-book

The 7 Spiritual Laws of Success

Deepak Chopra

The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success – A Practical Guide to the Fulfillment of Your Dreams is a 1994 self-help, pocket-sized book by Deepak Chopra, published originally by New World Library, freely inspired in Hinduist and spiritualistic concepts, which preaches the idea that personal success is not the outcome of hard work, precise plans or a driving ambition, but rather of understanding our basic nature as human beings and how to follow the laws of nature. According to the book, when we comprehend and apply these laws in our lives, everything we want can be created, “because the same laws that nature uses to create a forest, a star, or a human body can also bring about the fulfillment of our deepest desires

Being in Balance

Wayne Dyer

In this inspirational work, Wayne W. Dyer shows you how to restore balance in your life by offering nine principles for realigning your thoughts so that they correspond to your highest desires.Imagine a scale with one end weighted down to the ground, and the other end -featuring the objects of your desires – sticking up precariously in the air. This scale is a measurement of your thoughts. To restore the same balance that characterizes everything in our universe, you have to lift up the weighty thoughts so that they match your desires. We can create all that we want if we recognize and revise out-of-balance thoughts

The Game of Life and How to Play it

Florence Scovel Shinn

Published in 1925, the game of life and how to play it teaches the philosophies of its author, Florence Scovel Shinn. The book holds that ignorance of or carelessness with the application of various Laws of Metaphysics can bring about undesirable life events.

Eat Pray Love

Elizabeth Gilbert

Liz Gilbert thought she had everything she wanted in life: a home, a husband and a successful career. Now newly divorced and facing a turning point, she finds that she is confused about what is important to her. Daring to step out of her comfort zone, Liz embarks on a quest of self-discovery that takes her to Italy, India and Bali

Anatomy of the Spirit

Dr Carolyn Myss

Dr. Myss, who is herself able to diagnose illness by intuitive means, set out a unique program designed to promote spontaneous physical, emotional and spiritual healing. She explores the links between spiritual and emotional stresses and the specific illnesses these create in different parts of the human energy system, the body’s 7 centers of spiritual and physical power in which she synthesizes the ancient wisdom of the 3 spiritual traditions – the Hindu chakras, the Christian sacraments and the Kabbalah’s Tree of Life. With this model, Dr Myss shows how you can develop your own latent powers of intuition and simultaneously develop your personal power and spiritual maturity

The 7 Habits of Highly Efficient People

Stephen Covey

A business and self help book, first published in 1989. Covey presents an approach to being effective in attaining goals by aligning yourself to what he calls “true north” principles based on a character ethic that he presents as universal and timeless. The author defines effectiveness as the balance of obtaining desirable results with caring for that which produces those results. He deliberately and mindfully separates principles and values. He sees principles as external natural laws while values remain internal and subjective. Our values govern our behavior while principles ultimately determine the consequences.

Fingerprints of the Gods

Graham Hancock

Fingerprints of the Gods: The Evidence of Earth’s Lost Civilization is a 1995 book in which the author proposes that sometime around the end of the last ice Age, an ancient and highly advanced civilization existed and ended in cataclysm as they passes on profound knowledge of astronomy, architecture, mathematics…

The Road Less Traveled

M. Scott Peck

Confronting and solving problems is a painful process which most of us attempt to avoid. And the very avoidance results in greater pain and an inability to grow both mentally and spiritually. Drawing heavily on his own professional experience, Dr. M. Scott Peck, a psychiatrist, suggests ways in which facing our difficulties – and suffering through the changes – can enable us to reach a higher level of self understanding. He discusses the nature of loving relationships, how to recognize true compatibility, how to distinguish dependency from love, how to become one;s own person and how to be a more sensitive parent, This is a book that can show you how to embrace reality and yet achieve serenity and a richer existence.

The Prophet

Kahlil Gibran

Originally published in1923, the Prophet has never been out of print. The book is divided into chapters dealing with love, marriage, children, giving, eating, drinking, work, joy, sorrow, crime, punishment, laws, freedom, reason, passion, pain, self knowledge, teaching, friendship, good and evil, prayer, pleasure, beauty, religion, death

The Alchemist

Paulo Coelho

The alchemist follows the journey of a young andalusian shepherd boy to the pyramids of Egypt, after having a recurring dream of finding a treasure there.

On The Road

Jack Kerouac

On The Road is a novel based on the travels of Kerouac and his friends across the United States, living life against a backdrop of jazz, poetry and drug use.

Tuesdays With Morrie

Mitch Albom

Tuesdays with Morrie examines the interactions and phenomena between the human experience of living and dying, shows us the value of retaining dignity in the face of death, that love is the most valuable thing we can offer to each other, that dying and death are natural processes and need to be acknowledged as such, that we often see ourselves as dissimilar to each other rather than similar, investing in people rather than material objects

The Ancient Secret of The Flower of Life

Drunvalo Melchizedek

Once, all life in the Universe knew the Flower of Life as the creation pattern – the geometrical design leading us into and out of physical existence. Then from a very high state of consciousness we fell in darkness and forgot who we were. For thousands of years, the secret was held in ancient artifacts and carvings around the world, and encoded in the cells of all life. Here Drunvalo Merlchizedek presents in text and graphics the first half of the Flower of Life Workshop, illuminating the mysteries of how we came to be, why the world is the way it is and the subtle energies that allow our awareness to blossom into its true beauty. Sacred geometry is the form beneath our being and points to a divine order in our reality. We can follow that order from the invisible atom to the infinite stars, finding ourselves at each step.

The Biology of Belief

Bruce Lipton

It has been 10 years since the publication of The Biology of Belief, Bruce Lipton’s seminal book on the relationship between mind and body that changed the way we think about our lives, our health and our planet. During that time, research in this field has grown exponentially – Lipton’s groundbreaking experiments have now been endorsed by more than a decade of rigorous scientific study. Lipton, a former medical school professor and research scientist, explores his own experiments and those of other leading-edge scientists that have unraveled in ever greater detail how truly connected the mind, body and spirit are. It is now widely recognized that genes and DNA do not control our biology. Instead, they are controlled by signals from outside the cell, including energetic messages emanating from our thoughts. This profoundly hopeful synthesis of the latest and best research in cell biology and quantum physics puts the power to create a healthy, joyous life back into our own hands. When we transform our conscious and unconscious thoughts, we transform our lives and in the process help humanity evolve to a new level of understanding and peace

Jonathan Livingston Seagull

Richard Bach

The story of a seagull who is bored with daily squabbles over food. Seized by a passion for flight, he pushes himself, learning everything he can about flying until finally his unwillingness to conform results in his expulsion. An outcast, he continues to learn, becoming increasingly pleased with his abilities as he leads a peaceful and happy life. One day, Jonathan meets 2 gulls who take him to a higher plane of existence in which there is no heaven but a better world found through perfection of knowledge. He discovers that his sheer tenacity and desire to learn make him pretty well a 1 in a million bird. Not satisfied with his new life, Jonathan returns to Earth to find others like him, to bring them his learning and to spread his love for flight His mission is successful, gathering around him others who have been outlawed for not conforming.

The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari

Robin Sharma

A fable about fulfilling your dreams and reaching your destiny

A self help book, it is a business fable derived from Sharma’s personal experiences after leaving his career as a litigation lawyer at the age of 25.

The book develops around two characters, Julian mantle and his best friend John,  in the form of a conversation.Julian narrates his spiritual experiences during a Himalayan journey which he undertook after selling his holiday home and red Ferrari


Marcus Aurelius

Meditations is a series of personal writings by Marcus Aurelius, Roman Emperor from 161 to 180 AD, recording his private notes to himself and ideas on stoic philosophy. He wrote the books as a source for his own guidance and self improvement. A central theme is the importance of analyzing one’s judgment of self and others and the development of a cosmic perspective. He advocates finding one’s place in the Universe and sees that everything came from Nature and so shall return to it in due time Another strong theme is that of maintaining focus and strong ethical principles/


Herman Hesse

The spiritual journey of self discovery of a man name Siddhartha during the time of the Gautama Buddha. The story takes place in Nepal. Siddhartha decides to leave behind his home in the hope of gaining spiritual illumination by becoming an ascetic wandering beggar. Joined by his best friend, Govinda, Siddhartha fasts, becomes homeless, renounces all personal possessions and intensely meditates, eventually seeking and personally speaking with Gautama, the Buddha but does not follow his teachings arguing that the individual seeks an absolutely unique, personal meaning that cannot be presented to him by a teacher. He thus resolves to carry on his quest

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