10 Books I've Read that Helped Me Start Living the Life I Want

Sixty Eight Ave - 10 books I've read that helped me start living the life I want

For a long time, I've lived a life that I wasn't proud of. I was in a dark place that made me feel as though I had no control over, and I knew that I had to do something about it. While I was living this dark period in my life, I turned to books to help guide me in the right direction. The following are 10 books I've read that helped me start living the life I want.

1. Manage Your Day To Day by 99u

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Sixty Eight Ave - Manage your day to day by 99u

Being someone who is naturally lazy, I needed a book that would give me pointers on how to function like a regular human being to get things done. This little book has been so handy in the way that I approach how I work and when to work. If you feel unmotivated and overwhelmed on how to start your day, I highly recommend reading this awesome little book.

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2. The Untethered Soul by Michael Singer

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Sixty Eight Ave - The untethered soul by Michael singer

This book has been a life changer for me. I can honestly say that this book over all the books on this list has helped me become a better version of myself. It's what made me want to discover who I truly am beneath the surface of it all. It's the book that made me want to learn more about spirituality, well being and our true purpose as to why we are on this planet.

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3. Creative Inc by Joy Deangdeelert Cho and Meg Mateo Ilasco

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Sixty Eight Ave - Creative Inc by Meg Mateo Ilasco

If you're a creative freelancer like me, this book is a must read. It gives you so many insights on how to run a freelance business.

Freelancing is hard

. And this book will help you become a little more organized at it.

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4. The Spenders Guide to Debt Free Living by Anna Newell Jones

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Sixty Eight Ave - The Spenders Guide To Debt Free Living by Anna Newell Jones

Want to improve your spending habits and get out of debt? This book can help! Anna shares her story on how she gets out of debt, and shares tips on how to do it yourself.

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5. The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz

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Sixty Eight Ave - The Four Agreements

This short and easy ready by Don Miguel Ruiz is a definite read. Four simple agreements can really go a long way in your day to day life. And if you ever feel unmotivated, read this book again to help you put things into perspective. Sometimes it takes multiple reads of a short book to help you change your life.

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6. Pretty Honest by Sali Hughes

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Sixty Eight Ave - Pretty Honest by Sali Hughes

You don't have to be into fashion and makeup to find value in this book. On a road to self improvement, one must not forget their physical appearance and basic hygiene. This book is excellent to refer to when it comes to physical self care. It will help you feel better about yourself when it comes to looking in the mirror.

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7. The Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle

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Sixty Eight Ave - The Power of Now

I absolutely adore this book. I love Eckhart Tolle and all that he speaks about. There is so much truth in what he says. While I'm still on the road to being in the present moment, I have definitely been a little more present ever since I picked up this book.

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8. She Means Business by Carrie Green

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Sixty Eight Ave - She Means Business by Carrie Green

I love She Means Business. It was incredibly helpful to me in pursuing my business and setting it all up. It's very simple and straightforward to read and doesn't intimidate you at all. A must read for those who are thinking of starting their own small business.

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9. Mrs Moneypennys Career Advice for Ambitious Women by Mrs. Moneypenny

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Sixty Eight Ave - Mrs Moneypenny's career advice for ambitious women

The advice in this book is invaluable. Mrs Moneypenny offers no-nonsense advice on how to succeed in whatever field you're in. She reminds you just how ruthless things can be and how you really need to get out of your comfort zone in order to succeed in whatever you do.

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10. Hector and the Search for Happiness by Francois Lelord

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Sixty Eight Ave - Hector and the search for happiness by Francois Lelord

Unlike the other books on this list, Hector and the search for happiness is a short fiction novel. It's a light hearted story that makes you really view life in a more positive light.

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What are some books you've read that helped you take the leap towards the life you want?

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