Different Ways to Treat Yourself Better and Enjoy Life.

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Different Ways to Treat Yourself Better and Enjoy Life.

New Year! New You!

Sometimes we get lost taking care of everything and everyone but yourself. Not this year! This year is all about you!  These suggested titles can help you on your journey of self-love. Learn how to love, challenge, travel and treat yourself better. You deserve it. 

 

Top five favorite books that might just make life little easier: 

The Power of Moments: Why certain experiences have extraordinary impact by Chip and Dan Heath.
 Author's Chip and Dan Heath explain how and why we should try to embrace these four elements: elevation, insight, pride and connection in our lives. Chip and Dan delve into some fascinating experiences on why we (as people) tend to remember the best or worst moment in life and forget the rest. Chip and Dan "defining moments in our lives are the result of accident or luck—but why would we leave our most meaningful, memorable moments to chance when we can create them?"  Read this book for more experiences and perspective living.
Category: Psychology/ Interpersonal relations

Outliers: The Story Of Success  By Malcolm Gladwell
Read about the successful people, posing theories about the cultural, family and idiosyncratic factors that shape high achievers, in a resource that covers such topics as the secrets of software billionaires, why certain cultures are associated with better academic performance, and why the Beatles earned their fame. Gladwell questions the enabled in what makes high-achievers different? His theories focus on the attention of successful people: their culture, their family, their generation and the idiosyncratic experiences of their upbringing. 
Category: Success/Successful people

The Tipping Point By Malcolm Gladwell
The Tipping Point is a magical moment when an idea, trend, or social behavior crosses a threshold, tips and spreads like wildfire. Gladwell explores, explains and illuminates the tipping point movement and how these ideas are already changing the way people throughout the world. Gladwell gives new breath and insight on the way people throughout the world thinks when it comes to product and demands and gives detail insight about selling products and disseminating ideas. Recognize how to resolve some of these issues before they spread (just like a common cold), 
Category: Contagion (Social Psychology)
 

Loving bravely: 20 lessons of self-discovery to help you get the love you want by Alexandra H. Solomon, PhD.
Many people enter into romantic relationships full of expectation and hope, only to be sorely disappointed by the realization that the partner they've selected is a flawed human being with their own neuroses, history and desires. Most relationships end because one or both people haven't done the internal work necessary to develop self-awareness and take responsibility for their own experiences. Psychologist and relationship expert Alexandra H. Solomon introduces the idea of relational self-awareness, encouraging listeners to explore their personal history to gain an understanding of their own relational patterns, as well as their strengths and weaknesses in relationships. 

Category: Love, Self-consciousness (Awareness)

Eat, Pray, Love By Elizabeth Gilbert
Gilbert explores how anyone can redefine themselves at any age. Gilbert's pursuit of happiness has her on a journey of rediscovery of self. She talks about her early midlife crisis and how her ambitious goals in her life were supposed to be fulfilled, but instead, she was consumed with panic, grief and confusion. She went from being happily married to her husband, a house, a successful career--to divorce, depression and failed relationships. In order to give herself the time and space to find out who she really was and what she really wanted, she got rid of her belongings, quit her job and undertook a yearlong journey around the world alone. Read this moving memoir on her journey to recovery, self-discovery, and healing.  Learning some techniques on how you can redefine yourself and your life by taking back control of your life and not adhering to the limitation of society’s standards. 
Category: Travel, Biography