Words of wisdom you need in your life.
We’re in an age where women are kicking ass in the workplace. Indeed, according to the non-profit organisation, Catalyst, 78.1% of women are working, proving there’s a steady incline of women hustling towards their dreams.
If you're seeking some inspo to get your hustle on, a spot of wisdom and positive energy is sometimes all you need. We’ve curated a list of books, long and short, to keep you motivated through your hustle.
Here are the books that you need to get into...
What I Know For Sure, by Oprah Winfrey
If you’re after some words of advice to keep you going day-to-day, Oprah has the answers.
The Chimp Paradox: The Mind Management Programme to Help You Achieve Success, Confidence and Happiness, by Dr Steve Peters
More of a psychologically-based book, The Chimp Paradox takes you through the mental processes of success and getting to where you want to be. It’s more of an understanding of the human psyche.
Becoming by Michelle Obama
Former First Lady, healthy eating and exercising advocate and all-around inspirational figurehead for people on a global scale, Michelle Obama is a force for change. Her speeches have become reference points for positive change and her autobiography captures this.
Mindset - Updated Edition: Changing The Way You think To Fulfil Your Potential, by Dr Carol Dwek
At the core, this book is about changing your attitude, whether that’s in your personal life or work. Dwek outlines the two main traits people tend to have and may take some time to digest, but the line of thought it promotes is intended to help either reconstruct your thought process or reinvent your process.
Calm: Working through life's daily stresses to find a peaceful centre, by Fearne Cotton
She’s been a recognisable TV presenting figure that we’ve seen cover some of the biggest music releases and television specials. Cotton has more recently become an influential figure in the wellness sphere. This book will help get you through the harder times of hustling and getting to where you want to be.
The Life-Changing Magic of Not Giving a F**k, by Sarah Knight
This book is the short, yet relatable book that has been all over Instagram. It’s a frank yet positively enforcing book that will help you stop caring about the smaller things and focus on the bigger picture.
Super Attractor: Methods for Manifesting a Life beyond Your Wildest Dreams, by Gabrielle Bernstein
Gabrielle Bernstein is the woman Oprah’s SuperSoul Sundays has named the next-generation thought leader. This one’s for those in the midst of the hustle who want to keep working towards their goals.
The Power of Now, by Eckhart Tolle
One of Oprah’s favourites, Eckhart Tolle is the reference point for many. The Power of Now is one of the more wordy tomes here, however once dissected, Tolle has words of advice that may change how you approach your life and the hustle.
The Little Book of Wisdom: Change Your Outlook One Day at a Time, by Dalai Lama
A shorter, more digestible text, and similar to Oprah’s book of positive thoughts, the Dalai Lama lets us into the positive mantras he follows. Each page has a different quote, and if your hustle means you’re always on the go, this is the book to aid your positive mental attitude.
[Via Glamour UK]