Do You Want an Inspiring Read?
Stopping: How To Be Still When You Have To Keep Going
by David Kundz
A very appropriate book for this time of year. It is a book that I dip back into and re-read on a regular basis, whenever life seems to run away with me and I need to stop. It is easy to read and inspirational. He talks about different types of stopping:
Stillpoints – that you can do during your day
Stopovers – these might be an evening, day or weekend away
Grinding Halts! – when you take a good amount of time out to ponder life and ensure that you are heading in the right direction
David Kundz’s says about Carpe Diem – seizing the day:
‘I say that we had better know what diem we want to carpe before we carpe it, or we are likely to end up with the wrong day. Before you seize the day, stop for a day. Or even for a minute.’
You Can Have What You Want
by Michael Neill
I have been subscribing to Michael Neill’s weekly coaching tips for about 12 years and they are a constant source of support and inspiration, therefore I snapped up his first book when it came out. Perhaps while stopping you might want to dip into this and do some of the exercises to assist you in ‘Living an Inspired Life’. He also provides lots of ideas and techniques for overcoming the possible obstacles to achieving this, including such blocks as: time, beliefs, motivation, money, fear etc.
The Power Of Patience: How To Slow The Rush And Enjoy More Happiness, Success And Peace Of Mind Every Day
by M J Ryan
I bought this a few years ago to give to my dad, and when I dipped into it I realised that I needed it so I kept it (sorry dad). Probably most of us need this nowadays. We want everything to happen now, get frustrated with others or organisations we have to deal with or life in general. This is a lovely little book to dip into when you need to calm down, which gives plenty of food for thought and practical ideas.
'..when such trials do come - and most likely will, for each life has its measure of sorrow - we have two choices: to rail endlessly against what is happening or to exprience our feelings of sorrow, fear and anger, then engage our patience and allow the challenge to grow our souls.' M J Ryan
Can you recommend a book? I would love to hear about any of your favourite books.
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