“It is what you read when you don’t have to that determines what you will be when you can’t help it.” Oscar Wilde
Reading is a powerful way to shape your thinking as it can provide you with new perspectives on life.
Reading can stimulate the production of endorphin hormones that can increase happiness in your life.
There are lots of books such as novels, stories, classics, inspirational books .
Some of them are merely for entertainment, some others can awaken your emotions and some other books can directly speak to your soul that books can create a positive makeover in our life. Here are a collection of such books that can shape your thinking:
- The Alchemist
‘The Alchemist’ is one of the international best selling books in the world written by Paulo Coelho. The author tells the importance of having a dream and follows it to become successful in your life. It depicts the story of an Andalusian shepherd boy who is in search of a treasure.
- The Kite Runner
‘The Kite Runner’ is a popular novel written by Khaled Hosseini. It depicts a heartbreaking story of true friendship between the sons of a Kabul merchant and his servant. ‘The Kite Runner’ gives a real picture of what should be a family, love and friendship.
- The Power of Now
‘The Power of Now’ is a guide to spiritual enlightenment written by Eckhart Tolle. It is all about problems that already happened in your life or something to happen in the future. So, forget about the problems and focus on the present life. It helps to lead a more peaceful and happy life.
- The Miracle Morning
‘The Miracle Morning’ is a book written by Hal Elrod after recovering from a serious car accident that made his brain permanently damaged. The book mainly illustrates the six steps that you want to do in the morning to control our habits.
- Anna Karenina
‘Anna Karenina’ is a popular work by Leo Tolstoy. Through this book, he tried to express his own views and perceptions. It depicts the disastrous love between Anna and Count Vronsky. He also charts the lives of people from the Russian society in the late 19th century.
- Tuesdays With Morrie
The work of Mitch Albom, ‘Tuesdays With Morrie’, gives us refreshing ideas to begin a new life. it charts the real story of an old man Morrie Schwartz, Mitch’s professor at Brandeis Univerity. ‘Tuesdays With Morrie’ gives advice from his experiences to live a better life.
- Rich Dad Poor Dad
Rich Dad Poor Dad by Robert Kiyosaki provides unique and personal economic perspectives. According to him, an asset is something that can generate cash flow. The book is about the story of two fathers: poor dad (his real father) and rich dad (his friend’s father).
- Awaken The Giant Within
As an inspirational book written by Anthony Robbins, an American author, and entrepreneur, ‘Awaken The Giant Within’ helps us to transform your perspectives and take your lives to another level. He also tells about the power you have to control your thoughts, feelings, and actions.
- The Art of Happiness
‘The Art of Happiness’ is a book written by the Dalai Lama, the spiritual leader of Tibet and a Nobel Prize Winner. Through this book, he tried to tell about the purpose of your lives, the happiness and the three main facets of life to become successful: clarity, focus and vision. ‘The Art of Happiness’ gives you the message that the happiness truly means the self-reflection.
- A Brief History of Time
‘A Brief History of Time’ is one of the classic works of Stephen Hawking. Through this book, he tried to take the readers into the depths of the universe. The book also explores some questions related to the beginning and boundaries of the universe.