It’s the start of the year, and ReadersMagnet is excited to share these five amazing spiritual reads to start your 2022 on a positive note.

Kindfulness by Ajahn Brahm

Ajahn Brahm (Phra Visuddhisamvarathera AM) is a British-Australian Theravada Buddhist monk who has authored several spiritual books, including Kindfulness. In his 2016 spiritual guidebook, Brahm shares a new approach to meditation. According to Ajahn Brahm, when we add kindness to mindfulness, we get kindfulness. It is the cause of relaxation and eases the body, mind, and the world, allowing healing. Ajahn Brahm, the storyteller, presents us with another engaging book that features step-by-step, anyone-can-do-it instructions. Reading Brahm’s narrative brings us inspiration, hope, and above all, a reminder that being kind can go a long way. Kindfulness is a powerful tool for transforming yourself into a better individual with a positive and healthy outlook. 

Metahuman: Unleashing Your Infinite Potential by Deepak Chopra

Deepak Chopra has established himself as one of the most influential figures in the New Age movement and prominent spiritual books. Metahuman: Unleashing Your Infinite Potential is a 2019 guidebook that centers on unlocking the secrets to moving beyond our present limitations to access a field of infinite possibilities, and in the process, becoming “metahuman.” Chopra’s unique masterpiece guides us on how to overcome our limitations and enter a new state of awareness, allowing us to experience new peaks and, in the process, transform ourselves into better individuals. Metahuman: Unleashing Your Infinite Potential is an enlightening read that will liberate our minds from old and outdated constructs that nurture anxiety, tension, and ego-driven demands. 

Pony Ride to An Awakening: Journey of a Mystic by Hedin Daubenspeck

Positivity is founded on a strong spiritual awareness. Hedin Daubenspeck’s personal narrative on his spiritual awakening and journey will inspire readers to examine their spiritual journey and self-examination. Daubenspeck’s encyclopedia of Spirituality, which includes childhood experiences and encounters during his adult years, proves that encounters of an otherworldly exist though they vary from person to person. Pony Ride to An Awakening serves as a guide for you in finding some similarities in these with your own experiences to reinforce the trust in these experiences as real and not imagined. More importantly, Daubenspeck invites readers to build a strong spiritual relationship so that we may gain wisdom, strength, and vision in our daily lives. Pony Ride is a must-read for those who want a meaningful start in their year.

Creativity, Spirituality, and Making a Buck by David Nichtern

The start of a new year is always an opportunity for growth. Growth, however, is not limited to mental and spiritual growth. You can grow spiritually and, at the same time, grow your finances. David Nichtern, written by a four-time Emmy award-winning and two-time Grammy-nominated composer-guitarist-producer, shares the secrets of blending creativity, passion, spiritual practice, and making money. His book, aptly titled Creativity, Spirituality, and Making a Buck, advises on business and ethics creative process and principles. Whether you are an upstart businessman, a farmer, or a CEO managing a company, this book is a wonderful spiritual tool with practical wisdom you can use to start your new year right. It’s one of the most anticipated spiritual-financial books of the year 2022.

Here All Along by Sarah Hurwitz

Here All Along: Finding Meaning, Spirituality, and a Deeper Connection to Life–in Judaism (After Finally Choosing to Look There) is the complete title of Sarah Hurwitz’s part memoir, part spiritual book. Hurwitz is primarily known for having served as Michelle Obama’s head speechwriter, a former senior speechwriter for President Barack Obama, and chief speechwriter for Hillary Clinton during her 2008 presidential campaign. A quintessential lapsed Jew, Sarah rediscovered Judaism at age thirty-six. Here All Along is a personal chronicle that offers readers a glimpse into Judaism, its wisdom, practices, and relevance in today’s modern society. More than a tour into her faith, Hurwitz’s book is an inspiration and an invitation to every reader to look deeply and reconnect with their respective faith in the hopes of living a more meaningful and fulfilled life.