1. Thinking, fast and slow | Daniel Kahneman
This book plunges into the mysterious world of our conscious and unconscious thinking patterns. You may read it shaking your head in denial, disbelief, and surprise. Your brain may feel like it’s going to explode as you discover a deeper understanding of how you make decisions and react to certain things in your life.
2. Delivering Happiness | Tony Hsieh
Zappos CEO, Tony Hsieh shares the lessons he has learned in business and life, from starting a worm farm to running a pizza business, proving that by concentrating on the happiness of those around you, you can dramatically increase your own.
3. The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari | Robin Sharma
A fictional tale about a lawyer who is forced to confront the spiritual crisis of his out-of-balance life and the subsequent wisdom that he gains on a life-changing adventure enables him to create a life of passion, purpose, and peace. It conveys a message about living life freely.
4. The Power of Now | Eckhart Tolle
You don’t need to be religious or spiritual to read this book, it is really refreshing. The message of the book is simple and powerful: The way to true happiness is through learning to live in the now, in the present moment you are experiencing, without reliving the past or racing to the future. It’s not a simple task for most of us and knowing this, Ekhart Tolle helps us understand how our thoughts and emotions get in the way and what we can do about it.
5. The 4-Hour Workweek | Timothy Ferriss
This step-by-step guide focuses on the luxury of lifestyle design. Forget the old concept of retirement and the rest of the deferred-life plan, there is no need to wait and every reason not to, especially in unpredictable economic times.