6 Life-Changing Books for Self-Awareness, Self-Regulation and Self-Love

Whether you're an avid book worm and enjoy cosy-ing up to a novel with a cuppa or dread the thought of picking up anything textual, there's no denying these reads contain life-long lessons we should all gift to ourselves at some point. These reads may just be what helps you bring a little more mindfulness into your day, hit reset or shift negative thought patterns into positive, loving-kindness toward yourself.

The Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle

As human beings we spend a lot of our time ruminating on the past or worrying about the future. This can lead to a state of regret of things that we can't change or anxiousness about situations that haven't even happened yet. Ye there's so much power in living in the now. This book simply explains complex teachings on exactly what it means to be present, mindful and right here, right now. Expect topics such as enlightened relationships, how to deal with pain and the impermanence of all things.

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When Things Fall Apart: Heart Advice for Difficult Times by Pema Chodron

It's true when they say pain can be our greatest teacher, if we let it. Ironically as human we get so good at pushing away, avoiding or escaping suffering and pain. This book uncovers how happiness, wisdom and courage blossom from life's most challenging circumstances and the beauty of leaning into fear and pain.

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First We Make The Beast Beautiful: A New Story About Anxiety by Sarah Wilson

With Anxiety now affecting 1 in 4 of us, it's a mental health issues that touches us all at sone point. Sarah Wilson shares her experience with anxiety and re-frames it as a spiritual quest rather than a burdensome mental illness. Read Now: iBook

Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead by Brené Brown

In a world that strives for perfection, #1 New York Times Bestselling Author Dr Brené Brown offers a powerful new vision that sometimes the most authenticate and beautiful experiences stem from the birthplace of vulnerability. This book encourages us to embrace vulnerability and live wholeheartedly whether the arena is a new relationship, an important meeting, our creative process, or a difficult conversation. We couldn't agree more!

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The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success by Deepak Chopra

Many of us have been conditioned to believe success as your 9-5 job, money in your bank account and intense ambition. However, upon reaching this version of success many people are met with exhaustion and imbalance instead of true happiness. This book shares seven powerful principles behind true success. Our favourite teaching was "The Law of Intention" which explains that there is reason and purpose in absolutely everything, even if we can't see it yet.

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The Emotional Life of Your Brain by Richard Davidson

This groundbreaking book by a pioneer in neuroscience brings a new understanding of our emotions - why each of us responds so differently to the same life events and what we can do to change and improve our emotional lives. Read Now: iBook

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