6 Inspirational Summer Reads to Boost your Career

In the summer there’s nothing better than enjoying a glass of wine on a warm balmy evening with no distractions and a really good book. And if you’re wanting some inspiration this summer why not choose one of these fantastic books alongside your easy read novels…

Thrive by Arianna Huffington

I love this book – she just talks sense – from sleep deprivation to the creation of the third metric of success she takes you on a journey which makes you question what YOU need in order to thrive. And now there is Thrive Global which is packed with useful articles.

Play Big by Tara Mohr

If you feel you’re living your life in a small way and you want to stretch and fulfill yourself instead then this is the book for you. I love her website too where you can download her ’10 Rules for Brilliant Women’.

Winter of our Disconnect  by Susan Maushart

Are you tempted to unplug for a while and see what happens to your work productivity and your life? Well this is the story of one woman and her family who did unplug. Full of funny anecdotes and interesting research that will convince you to leave your devices alone for a while.

Mindfulness – a practical guide to Finding peace in a Frantic World by Mark Williams and Danny Penman

If like me you are drawn to the calm oasis mindfulness offers but can’t seem to make the time to take a mindfulness course then this book takes you through a practical approach to developing a mindful practice – comes with a CD too.

Journey to the Heart by Melody Beattie

Daily meditations on the path to freeing your soul. This book can generate insights and reflections just when you need them – perfect for dipping into when you need a spiritual boost.

Screw Work Let’s Play by John Williams

Plenty of inspiration to leave corporate life, tap into your creativity and transform your working life. Full of anecdotes and practical exercises that get you thinking about what’s important. Useful website too.

Happy Reading!

If you have any other suggestions for great reads please leave a comment? Or let me know what you think of the recommended reads.

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