ReadersMagnet Review recommends these five inspirational guidebooks to read this month of April.
Summit!: One Woman’s Everest Climb Guides You to Success by Laurie Jean Bagley
Laurie Jean Bagley is no ordinary author. She is a mother, a businesswoman, an outdoor enthusiast, a fitness and wellness coach, and only the 6th woman to climb the summit of Mt. Everest via the North Col route in Tibet. In 2020, Bagley released an amazing inspirational guidebook, Summit!: One Woman’s Everest Climb Guides You to Success. Part memoir and part motivational, Laurie Jean Bagley shares her journey through life and mountains (both literal and figurative) and the wisdom and life tools that enabled her to conquer and be successful. The phenomenal experiences by Bagley that she shares in her book cover not only her famous ascent to the world’s highest peak but also include his struggles and victories as an entrepreneur, as a woman and a mom, and most significantly as someone who was diagnosed with breast cancer and underwent surgeries and treatments. Summit! is more than just one woman’s adventure in life, but also a celebration of her victories over life’s challenges.
Screw It Lets Do It: Lessons in Life by Richard Branson
Everyone knows business magnate and philanthropist Richard Bronson. Over the years, he has published several books mainly about his travels and business (Bronson is the Virgin Group founder, which is composed of over 400 companies). In 2006, he released another book entitled Screw It Lets Do It: Lessons in Life. Bronson is known for his approachability and for being generous with his wisdom. In this book, Bronson shares many lessons that have aided him throughout his journey as a person and businessman. Screw It Lets Do It: Lessons in Life by Richard Branson is quite unique from his previous works because here, Bronson discussed things candidly, and we get a glimpse of how he acquired these life lessons that he is dispensing to others.
Reinventing the Body, Resurrecting the Soul: How To Create A New You by Deepak Chopra
Another prominent and inspirational voice is Deepak Chopra, the bestselling author of the books Ageless Body, Timeless Mind, and many other spiritual books that guided and transformed readers into better versions of themselves. In 2010, Chopra published another groundbreaking work, Reinventing the Body, Resurrecting the Soul: How To Create A New You. In this book, the renowned alternative medicine advocate shares a ten-point lesson program divided into two (five for the body and five for the soul) to help build awareness and hopefully changed the distorted energy patterns, which, according to the good doctor, is the cause of our sufferings- aging, infirmity, and disease. Reinventing the Body, Resurrecting the Soul is another magnificent book by Chopra you shouldn’t miss.
The Magic of Thinking Big by Dr. David J Schwartz, Ph.D.
More than seven decades since it was first published, Dr. David J. Schwartz’s The Magic of Thinking continues to guide and inspire millions of readers worldwide. Even after his death in 1987, the prominent motivational writer and professor still impart his wisdom on various aspects such as sales, management, profit, and most importantly, on things that are related to finding happiness and peace of mind. From work, marriage, personal and social life, The Magic of Thinking proves to be a very important guide to help you do better in your endeavors. Topics include how to cure yourself of the fear of failure, thinking and dreaming creatively, attitudes that will serve you better, learning how to speak positively, goals and growth, and how to think like a winner or a leader.
The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom by Don Miguel Ruiz
The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom is one of the recently celebrated inspirational guidebooks by Mexican Author Don Miguel Ruiz. In this bestselling book, Ruiz draws inspiration from Toltec wisdom and shares with his readers the root cause of the source of self-limiting beliefs that rob us of joy and create needless suffering. The Four Agreements tackle a powerful code of conduct that can effectively transform our lives to a new experience of freedom, genuine joy, and love. A commercial and critical success, The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom by Don Miguel Ruiz has earned remarkable praises from fellow motivational speakers and personalities such as Oprah Winfrey, Deepak Chopra, Dan Millman, and Wayne Dyer. The Four Agreements is a pleasant and life-changing read, to say the least.