Mindfulness. Simplify. Breathe. Be Present. Live Clutter-Free. Organize. The list goes on as each of us are making our goals for 2020 and choosing a new word to help define our new year. With each of these words, there is one main goal. People want to live in the moment and learn to appreciate the simple things of life. If one of your goals is to focus on the things that are important, then here are some books to help you reach that goal.
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New Motivational Books for 2020
Life is a 4 Letter Word
A journey to wisdom: The path to living a smarter lifestyle is not always smooth. Levy encourages readers to embrace all the feelings his book may bring out as they read his stories, from laughing to wincing, and learning along the way. Discover the power of positive thinking as Levy shares a lifetime journey of personal reflections, growth, and wisdom. Buy on Amazon.com
Prioritize what really matters: Listful Living is the journal you need to get your life in order once and for all. Make sure you’re putting the right things on your list not just lists of tasks but those things you truly want to do that will nourish your soul. Buy from Amazon
Gratitude with Attitude
Whether it comes at the start of our day or the end, making time to think about what we’re grateful for is beneficial in many ways. Practicing an attitude of gratitude strengthens our spirit and quiets our mind, even if just for a moment. By using this 5-minute journal to record things we’re grateful for, spot meaningful intentions, and celebrate tiny victories, we create a space to grow in gratitude for what we have and see better who we want to be. Buy on Amazon
The Lighten Up Book
An Inspirational Book for the Ages: As inspirational as it is instructive, The Lighten Up Book is a treasury of moving and meaningful sayings that spur readers to live life to the fullest. Readers can take this encouraging grief book on the go to get a quick shot of inspiration at any time, or they can select one quote every day for in-depth thought and meditation. However readers choose to use these uplifting and inspiring quotes, they all have the potential to be life-changing. Buy on Amazon
It’s Your Weirdness that Makes You Wonderful
Depression and anxiety are topics that can be uncomfortable to talk about, but that doesn’t mean they should be avoided. If anything, it means we need to be more aware and have more conversations about them. Her whimsical art and simple words lift trampled spirits and combat thoughts that lead us to believe our weirdness makes us weak. Young and old, we are encouraged to love ourselves exactly as we are. Buy on Amazon
The High Achiever’s Guide
Are you trapped in a gilded cage of your own making? Conventionally successful, but not necessarily fulfilled? If this sounds familiar, you’re not alone. Maki Moussavi knows firsthand how it feels to be stuck in the rut of conventional success. A former corporate career professional, Moussavi’s early life was filled with messages of working hard, chasing the dream, getting degrees, and making money. The High Achiever’s Guide shares her best tools and processes to determine what fulfillment means to you, so you can thrive with empowered confidence. Buy on Amazon
Simply Spaced teaches you to think like a professional organizer. Learn to simplify like a pro by implementing the fail-safe method to declutter any space, keeping only what you love, need, and use. Streamline your home and take back control by optimizing space with strategic storage. And finally, style your home to inspire creativity and connection. Buy on Amazon
Behind the Scenes
I had a helper while I was taking pictures for this post. About five years ago, we had a barn cat that decided to adopt our family. Kat (with a K) loves photobombing pictures and inserting her nose into everyone’s business. Pick up one or more of these books to help you get motivated for the new year AND remember to take a few minutes to spend time with your pet! Win-Win for everyone!
Which of these books looks most interesting to you? Are you looking to simplify, declutter and develop an attitude of gratitude in 2020?