- 1 THE POWER OF THE NOW by Eckhart Tolle
- 2 THE RICHEST MAN IN BABYLON by George S. Clason
- 3 THE GREATEST SALESMAN IN THE WORLD by Og Mandino
- 4 SIDDHARTHA by Hermann Hesse
- 5 THE SAINT, SURFER AND THE CEO by Robin Sharma
- 6 WOMEN WHO LOVE TOO MUCH by Robin Norwood
- 7 THE MAN WHO WANTED TO BE HAPPY by Laurent Gounelle
You can be the one asking, but you can be the one who is asked this question. In order for you to make recommendations, I offer you this top with motivational books, to read them, to apply what you learn from them, to share further what impressed you and of course to recommend them.
THE POWER OF THE NOW by Eckhart Tolle
“The Power of the Now” is a kind of guide to knowledge and meditation, written in a question-and-answer format, questions gathered by the author over the years from people who have been present at seminars and various meetings organized by the author. Observation and awareness help us to penetrate the power of the present and no longer oppose life, thus obtaining inner peace.
Because at any given time you are exactly where you need to be and exactly what needs to happen to you will happen to you.
THE RICHEST MAN IN BABYLON by George S. Clason
Using parables, George Clason teaches us how to get money, how to keep them, but also how to make it work for us as soldiers. You will be amazed by the simplicity of the stories and, at the same time, by the truth of the lessons presented.
Why Babylon? Babylon is said to have hosted the richest people in the world. We also owe to Babylon the first engineers, astronomers and mathematicians.
So why not learn from the wisest ones? Why not learn from those who have solid knowledge on the subject you are interested in?
THE GREATEST SALESMAN IN THE WORLD by Og Mandino
This book was a motivational book in America and then translated into nearly 25 languages. Plus, Og Mandino is great!
No matter what field you work in, this book will motivate you to move forward, to dare to have a new beginning in life. An original book, with elements, characters and examples from the Christian religion that refer to the period of Christ’s life and the one immediately after his Crucifixion.
“I will never pray for the material things of this world. I will not cry for a servant to bring me food. I will not order an innkeeper to give me a room. I will never want gold, love, health, small victories, fame, success or happiness to be delivered to me. I will pray only for guidance, to be shown the way to acquire these things, and my prayer will always be answered. ” – excerpt from the book.
SIDDHARTHA by Hermann Hesse
SIDDHARTHA means “the one who found the meaning of existence” and at the end of the book you will find out why. Many times we wonder which way is good to go and, many times. The good way is the way of life and everyone must identify and love what is in the nature of things.
You will meet Siddhartha – the son of a Brahmin, Govinda – his childhood friend and Vasudeva, the boatman at the edge of the forest. You will follow their stories and identify with them. And you will smile!
At the end you will find the great discovery of Siddhartha: enlightenment cannot come from teachers, teachings, from the spiritual world or from the material world. It comes from within!
THE SAINT, SURFER AND THE CEO by Robin Sharma
Written in the fictional-personal style of Robin Sharma, “The Holy Surfer and CEO” tells the story of Jack Valentine, a man who feels incomplete and embarks on a journey at the end of which he hopes to find a way to live a life: happier, healthier, more beautiful and fulfilled. Will he succeed?
In his journey, Jack meets 3 outstanding teachers, who will inspire him and motivate him to make the changes he needs.
All 3 talk a lot about trust as the key to knowing personal and professional success: self-confidence, confidence in your own intuition, confidence in people, confidence in personal decisions, confidence that you can always become a better version of yourself.
WOMEN WHO LOVE TOO MUCH by Robin Norwood
Robin Norwood is a female therapist from the USA, specializing in couple and family relationships, with over 50 years of experience in the field. Her book “Women Who Love Too Much” is a bestseller, translated into over 10 languages.
The book wants to help these women, to help them become aware of their situation and to learn not to “love too much”, to learn to take care of them in the first place, to love each other, to respect each other.
What does it mean to love too much? Is love an addictive drug?
THE MAN WHO WANTED TO BE HAPPY by Laurent Gounelle
Is happiness a choice? If so, why aren’t we all happy? Is there anyone who chooses to be unhappy?
“The man who wanted to be happy” is a journey of self-understanding, of regaining reality. You have to realize that between you and happiness there is no real impediment other than YOU.
It may not bring you new examples or unprecedented experiences, but it will certainly give you a glimpse of your inner strength.
Try to read this books, or at least some and let me know in the comments how they changed your life.