Right now, with life on pause we are all looking for ways to feel more positive and uplifted and for tips and tricks on how to coach ourselves through this time. It is a chance to be able to reset and recalibrate and look at how we can reach our goals and aspirations. So, if you fancy a new page-turner to help you do just that, then look no further, as we’ve rounded up seven books we’ve discovered to help inspire and coach you. Happy reading!
Year of Yes: How to Dance It Out, Stand In the Sun and Be Your Own Person, Shonda Rhimes, £8.99
Creator of 2 hit TV shows (Grey’s Anatomy and Scandal!), self-confessed introvert and one of Hollywood’s most powerful women, Shonda Rhimes, has written this laugh out loud account of the year that she decided to say yes to everything – and how it changed her life. It’s inspiring, uplifting, and the perfect thing to read to help you feel more positive and in control.
You Are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life, Jen Sincero, £9.99
Jen Sincero is a New York times bestselling author and success coach and in her book she serves up 27 easily digestible chapters of advice, easy exercises, and hilarious personal anecdotes to help you get what you want and create a life you LOVE. Sign us up.
The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying: A simple, effective way to banish clutter forever, Marie Kondo, £12.99
With time at home at the moment, many of us are looking to declutter and Marie Kondo has just the advice for you. Marie Kondo is Japan’s expert declutterer and professional cleaner who will help you tidy your rooms once and for all with her inspirational step-by-step method. She explains that the key to successful tidying is to tackle your home room by room in the correct order, and only keep the things you love. Transform your space with this step by step guide and feel more confident, relaxed, more successful and create the life you want. It all starts with a tidy house – apparently. We’re intrigued…
What I Know for Sure, Oprah Winfrey, £14.99
Written by the one and only Oprah Winfrey, legendary talk host, television network owner and the USA’s only African-American billionaire, this book is a candid, moving, exhilarating, uplifting, and frequently humorous compilation of gems that featured in her column for O, The Oprah Magazine. They have now been revised and updated to form a gorgeous book in which one of the world’s most extraordinary and successful women guides readers on how to be their best selves.
The 4-Hour Work Week: Escape the 9-5, Live Anywhere and Join the New Rich, Timothy Ferriss, £12.99
Want to know how Timothy Ferriss transitioned from $40,000 dollars per year and 80 hours per week to $40,000 per MONTH and 4 hours per week? Of course you do! In the 4-Hour Work Week, he gives more than 50 practical tips and case studies from readers (including families) who have doubled their income, overcome common sticking points, and reinvented themselves. This book is a must-read for every aspiring billionaire.
The Multi-Hyphen Method, Emma Gannon, £9.99
With the world of work evolving and changing, what can you do to keep up? In The Multi-Hyphen Method award-winning blogger, social media editor and podcast creator, Emma Gannon, teaches you how to start making money on our own terms and how we can all channel our own entrepreneurial spirit to live more fulfilled and financially healthy lives. If you’ve been itching to convert your craft into a career, or your side-hustle into a start up this book will inspire you in navigating your way towards it.
Reasons to Stay Alive, Matt Haig, £8.99
This book explores what it truly means to feel alive. Aged 24, Matt Haig’s world caved in. He could see no way to go on living. This is the true story of how he came through crisis, triumphed over an illness that almost destroyed him and learned to live again. This book is funny and moving exploration of how to live better, love better and feel more alive.