There’s nothing like enjoying a great book over the summer. While we love fiction, we have also been checking out some incredible non-fiction books, covering ways to achieve goals, stories of untold heroes, and parenting guides. Read on for a list of some of the empowering books we are loving right now:
Non-Fiction Books You Need Right Now
The Parent’s Complete Guide: What to Teach, How and When to Teach It: Wouldn’t we all like a guide outlining what to do when we first become parents. Well, that guide is here in Sherry Rhodes’ new book, which outlines specific skills children need to become successful adults. Organized in an easy-to-read and easy-to-use format, the modern manual covers everything from life skills to ethics to safety and healthy lifestyles to education and much more. Backed by extensive research and hands-on experience, this book not only explains how to teach each subject, but also how to get the child to see the value in each topic for themselves.
Know Your True Self: A Simple Guide for Raising Human Consciousness: We are all on a journey to better understand our true selves. The new book Know Your True Self: A Simple Guide for Raising Human Consciousness developed by James Petrossi—author, speaker and the founder of PTNL—an organization that helps people, teams and organizations realize their potential, is exactly what you need to better understand your self and others. Inspired by the work of renowned scientists, psychologists, philosophers, and spiritual teachers, the book outlines a clear formula to know your true self and the complexity of human life. This includes an easy-to-comprehend format that features a question followed by an outline/answer in a graphic format with images and a simple breakdown. While the format is easy to digest the content is anything but simple as it dives into understanding human existence, consciousness as well as a formula to better knowing your true self. The books also includes topics like gratitude, love, bliss, acceptance and more. A quick yet insightful read, you can go through this book in one day that will have you rethinking who you are as you better understand the core of your being/existence.
Whole-A**: Stop living a half-a**ed life and enjoy an extraordinary existence. So you can play your part in making the world a better place: While the instantly title will grab you, the content in the book will keep you engaged until the very end. Written by Maharani, a monk, spiritual seeker and author, Whole A** provides a clear and to-the-point outline of what we all need to stop “half-a**ing” our existence, and starting living.
Written in a clear and direct format, Maharani outlines way to develop key habits with a focus on commitment, passion, growth, accomplishment, joy, and connection to help you to live a better existence. This includes insight on how to go beyond all perceived limitations, fears, and doubts, which in many ways can weigh us down from living a true life. The book also includes practical advice and tips such as the importance of giving back, how to adapt positive habits, how to come out on top and much more. Check out even more from our interview with Maharani.
The Book of Awesome Women: Boundary Breakers, Freedom Fighters, Sheroes and Female Firsts: We all know that women are awesome, but in the new book The Book of Awesome Women: Boundary Breakers, Freedom Fighters, Sheroes and Female Firsts, Becca Anderson provides a guide for women in history that you may not have heard of before. This includes having the opportunity to learn about 200 women who are rarely spoken of, to today’s women warriors to broke barriers in sports, science, cyberspace, city hall, the lecture hall, and the silver screen. A fantastic resource and learning tool, The Book of Awesome Women is an inspiring resource for women and girls as they chart their own future and channel the super powers of these trailblazers.
The Book of Awesome Black Americans: Scientific Pioneers, Trailblazing Entrepreneurs,by Monique Jones: This book recounts the achievements of Black Americas who aren’t typically recognized in our mainstream culture. This includes a guide to civil rights leaders, environmentalists, athletes, artists and much more who have contributed to the course of Black history and its influence on the greater world. This concise guide is a fantastic way for readers of all ages to learn about these bold trailblazers by telling the stories of their inspiring past.
You Goal Guide: A Roadmap for Setting, Planning and Achieving Your Goals: 2020 may have been in a wash in setting those lofty goals but there’s still a lot we can achieve albeit with some limitations. The book, You Goal Guide: A Roadmap for Setting, Planing and Achieving Your Goals by Debra Ecklerling features The DEB Method to help you find your path. This includes a brainstorming and task-based system to find your mission, explore your options and find your path. The book also features worksheets and tons of fantastic resources to help you to bring you closer to achieving your goals.