The Best You’s top reads
The Hidden School
By Dan Millman
In the long-awaited conclusion to the international bestselling Peaceful Warrior saga, Dan Millman takes readers on an epic spiritual quest across the world as he searches for the link between everyday life and transcendent possibility. Dan moves from Honolulu to the Mojave Desert, and from a bustling Asian city to a secluded forest, until he uncovers the mystery of The Hidden School. While traversing continents, he uncovers lessons of life hidden in plain sight z- insights pointing the way to an inspired life in the eternal present. You’ll discover a vision that might just change your perspective about life’s promise and potential; ways to feel less anxious and a re-align through the ever-constant present.
By Ros Taylor
Researchers have found that willpower is a better predictor of life and work success than IQ. Yet, we often speak about willpower as something elusive and hard to develop, especially those of us who are fond of dessert. However, psychologist and executive coach Ros Taylor explains how easy it can be to whip your self-control into shape, and how it holds the key to success in many areas of life. Regardless of what you want to achieve, whether weight loss goals or business growth, you need the strength to keep going no matter how tough it gets. This book teaches readers new skills and positive habits to strengthen willpower and break through the barriers that threaten progress.
Emotional Intelligence Pocketbook
By Gill Hasson
Did you know that the way you approach your own thoughts and feelings determines your happiness and success in every aspect of your life? Think about it for a moment, it’s not necessarily the smartest people who are the most successful or the most fulfilled. Being clever, determined or highly skilled isn’t enough; the ability to manage your own feelings, as well as the feeling of others and your interactions with them that makes the difference. In Emotional Intelligence Pocketbook, bestselling personal development author Gill Hasson details how you can begin to understand yourself and those around you, better handle emotions, and best deal with issues such as anxiety or lack of assertiveness.
The Power of Positive Leadership: How and Why Positive Leaders Transform Teams and Organizations and Change the World
By Jon Gordon
Determining what makes a great leader is the million dollar question. To write this thoroughly researched and engagingly written book, bestselling author Jon Gordon worked and consulted with leaders who have transformed companies or schools; won national championships; or are currently changing the world. He also interviewed some of the greatest leaders of our time and researched positive leaders throughout history to discover how they inspired teams and navigated their paths to success. Jon believes that great leaders are not positive because life is easy, instead they are positive because life can be hard. Jon writes that “as a leader, you will face numerous obstacles, negativity, and tests. There will be times when it seems as if everything in the world is conspiring against you. That’s why positive leadership is essential.”
Real Calm: Handle stress and take back control
Learning to accept stress as part of life and handling it healthily is a basic foundation of wellness. This book, from the team behind Psychologies magazine, explores stress, calm and the spectrum in between to show you how to best cope. Packed with tips, ideas and expert insight, the book draws on cutting edge global research to help you understand your brain’s response to stress, and with this knowledge build real calm into your everyday life. What does life look like when you’re calm? What are the obstacles standing in your way? How is stress affecting you right now? What are your stress triggers, and can you respond differently? Let the experts guide you to the answers you need with their clear, practical advice, and start living better today.