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I noticed my energy was lagging after I had some weekend meetings. By Tuesday I was the kind of exhausted sleep couldn’t fix so I took a trip to the “isolation pod” (thanks to one of our FB group members for the name!) otherwise known as our parked car. I listened to an audiobook by myself and three hours later I felt like a new person.
All this time at home has me thinking more and more about how people spend their time. Personally, I read so this week I am sharing some of my favorite books.
Books Everyone Needs to Read
- I’m Judging You – a Do Better Manual – Luvvie Ajayi
- You Can’t Touch My Hair: And Other Things I Still Have to Explain and Everything’s Trash, And That’s Okay by by Phoebe Robinson
- Drop the Ball: Achieving More by Doing Less by Tiffany Dufu
- The Deepest Well: Healing the Long-Term Effects of Childhood Adversity by Nadine Burke Harris
- So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo
- When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir by Asha Bandele and Patrisse Cullors
- The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down: A Hmong Child, Her American Doctors, and the Collision of Two Cultures by Ann Fadiman
Favorite Last Reads:
- The Kiss Quotient and The Bride Test by Helen Hoang
- How Not to Hate Your Husband After Kids by Jancee Dunn
- The Road Back to You: An Enneagram Journey to Self-Discovery by Ian Morgan Cron and Suzanne Stabile
- Reading People: How Seeing the World Through the Lens of Personality Changes Everything by Anne Bogel
- The F*ck It Diet: Eating Should Be Easy by Caroline Dooner
- Under the Big Black Sun: A Personal History of L.A. Punk by Joe Doe and Tom DeSavia
- Burnout: The Secret to Solving the Stress Cycle by Emily Nagoski
- Me: Elton John
- East of Eden – John Steinbeck
Favorite books of All Time
- Straight Man by Richard Russo
- The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane by Kate DiCamillo
- Bird by Bird Ann LaMott
- High Fidelity by Nick Hornby
- Tiny Beautiful Things: Advice on Love and Life from Dear Sugar by Cheryl Strayed
Favorite Personal Development Books:
- Positive Discipline by Jane Nelsen
- Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking by Susan Cain
- The Art of Possibility by Rosemund and Ben Zander
- Happiness Advantage: The Seven Principles That Fuel Success and Performance at Work by Shawn Achor
- Time to Parent: Organizing Your Life to Bring Out the Best in Your Child and You by Julie Morgenstern
- The Happiness Project and Better Than Before Gretchen Rubin
That’s it for now, friends.