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Magical Books I Love
The Four Agreements
by Don Miguel Ruiz
What it's about: Four simple ideas that will make your life smooth as butter.
Fun fact: Every fuckin problem can be eliminated by following these agreements! I'm shook.
Summary: Quick easy read. Write em down, put em on ya fridge.
By Elizabeth Gilbert
What it's about: The crazy, weird, amazing reality of living a creative life.
Fun fact: This book helped me establish a sustainable independent music career.
Summary: Author’s personality and perspective are refreshing, relatable, and fun. Re-ignited my respect for choosing a creative path and mentally navigating that in a world of 9-5 office jobs.
The Power of Now
by Eckhart Tolle
What it's about: So fucking simple, will blow your mind.
Fun fact: Man on the verge of suicide passes out and wakes up enlightened.
Summary: How to live in the present moment and eliminate anxiety/depression.
The Power of Habit
By Charles Duhigg
What it's about: The only way to change your reality is to change your habits. We have to consciously de-program the old ones and establish new ones.
Fun fact: It takes 66 days to establish a new habit.
Summary: Easy read showing how habits are formed. Motivates you to look at your circumstances, map out a plan, and execute!
Many Lives, Many Masters
by Brian L. Weiss
What it's about: Reincarnation, bitch! Non-spiritual doctor stumbles upon past lives while hypnotizing a tricky patient.
Fun fact: Book was sent to my fan mail address, thanks Henry :)
Summary: Changed my perspective on life, death, and the eternal soul. Soulmates, phobias, and purpose on a higher level.
Journey of Souls
By Michael Newton
What it's about: Doctor transcripts of 30+ patients in hypnosis describing exactly what happens when we die, in the after life, and rebirth into a new body.
Fun fact: Gave me a new outlook on life and deep compassion for every living being. Alleviates the fear of death.
Summary: We all come here with a distinct purpose and mission, to learn important lessons and work out our karma! The details will astound you.
The Compound Effect
By Darren Hardy
What it's about: The act of doing small things every day compounds into great wealth in any area of your life.
Fun fact: This is basically the method we used to build success for our first music group Karmin and now Qveen Herby.
Summary: Fascinating look at how our daily decisions and actions become big returns over time! Puts the process into simple, achievable steps for you.
By David Hawkins
What it's about: The 3-step process for removing old emotional baggage you’re storing in your body that’s preventing your best life.
Fun fact: I’ve seen huge results from practicing this technique. It’s so simple you might not even believe it’s working at first.
Summary: 1) Think of something that causes a negative feeling for you 2) Locate it in your body 3) Sit with it until it dissipates. Over time, you become lighter and remove blockages for a happier, more successful life.
How to Win Friends & Influence People
by Dale Carnegie
What it's about: Fundamentals of being a likeable person.
Fun fact: Shit dropped in 1936 and the tea's still hot.
Summary: How to handle people, get people like you, win people to your way of thinking, and how to be a leader.
The Chakra Handbook
By Shalila Sharamon & Bodo J. Baginsky
What it's about: Textbook-level explanations of the body’s subtle energy systems, the chakras.
Fun fact: My favorite part is a chart of each year of human life, and the distinct lessons to focus on to develop your energy body.
Summary: They don’t teach this in school, kids! You will understand your body and the energy field NOBODY talks about. Tips for healing any imbalances/blockages. Super helpful and easy to reference anytime.
The Law of Success
By Napoleon Hill
What it's about: Massive guide to getting your shit together and being a business-woman (or man).
Fun fact: Written in the 1920s, it still rings true today. This author also wrote “Think and Grow Rich” which is super famous.
Summary: You will need 4 months to get through this as there are exercises and lots to digest. I worked through it slowly and could see myself re-reading again in the future.
By Paulo Coelho
What it's about: An inspiring tale of self-discovery and a light fictional vacation from all the hard core self-help books I read.
Fun fact: SO MANY people told me to read this book, people I would not expect to like a book like this lol.
Summary: Boy travels through the desert in search of his destiny! A gentle storybook read that inspires inner confidence, patience, intuition, and all that good shit.