If you dream of changing your body, start with changing your exercise and ration. If you dream to change your worldview, change books that you read and try to put new knowledge into practice.
The Last Lecture, by Randy Pausch
Professor Randy Pausch, who was diagnosed with terminal cancer, spent the last lecture at Carnegie Mellon, sharing his thoughts about the hypothetical question: “What would you give to the world if you knew it was your last chance?” This book presents the ideas of this last lecture. The work was approved by the author before his death.
The Chronicles of Narnia, by C. S. Lewis
These classics are great for readers who are fans of inspirational fiction. The Chronicles of Narnia are not just entertaining, but also filled with great wisdom about guilt, sin, addiction and the human nature.
Man’s Search for Meaning, by Viktor Frankl
The writer shares his experience in Auschwitz and his perspective on living a meaningful life. This awesome work has sold over 100 million copies and is admitted as one of the most influential books in the world.
The Secret, by Rhonda Byrne
This work has become a bestseller very quickly. In The Secret, different people share their insight and experience with the law of attraction. The book may seem a bit mystical, but it explains very well how our mental outlook affects all the fields of our lives.
The Road Less Traveled, by M. Scott Peck
This work is definitely one of the best books of all times. Considering some of the most important problems in life, it is full of fabulous insights and solutions for resistance.
The Book Thief, by Markus Zusak
It is a wonderful story that breaks reader’s heart, yet it is very comforting. The book is about a little girl who grows up in Germany during the years of war. This book has an astounding scene (that is not included in the movie), which makes the whole book worth reading.
The Seven Paths, by the Anasazi Foundation
This work includes meditations of an ancient Anasazi tribesman who shares with the reader that the point of the entire life’s walk is the movement of the heart. Anasazi walks seven paths and each of them teaches a lesson symbolized by a particular natural element.
Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff, by Richard Carlson
An awesome book that helps readers overcome “the small stuff”, which often drives many of us crazy. This work is filled with numerous inspiring and supportive suggestions on how to make your life more peaceful.
The Shack by William P. Young
After the youngest daughter of the main character is murdered, he receives a mysterious note – presumably from God – that tells him to return to “the shack,” the scene of the crime. After it, the protagonist starts a spiritual journey of love and forgiveness, which changes his life forever.