I've put together this collection of resources to help you as you take back control of your life.

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This is a selection of books that I've read that have helped me make the choices in my life that were right for me.

I've only included books that I've found incredibly helpful for me personally, and that are also highly rated by many other people, so you can have confidence that they will also help you.

It's a bit of an eclectic mix, and not every book will be a fit for you right now, but hopefully you'll find something in here that sparks the next step towards a more authentic life.

Finding your purpose

Finding Your Way in a Wolrd New World

Finding Your Way in a Wild New World

Four steps to fulfilling your true calling

by Martha Beck

I absolutely love this book. It helped me in so many different ways to understand why I felt stuck and confused, and off my path.

Martha really speaks to the inner part of us that knows what we need to be doing, and helps gently bring it to the surface.

Get "Finding Your Way in Wild New World" now at Amazon.com

Milk the Pigeon

Milk the Pigeon

A Field Guide For Anyone Lost in Their 20s

by Alexander Heye

Even though this book is written for 20-somethings, I found it incredibly helpful in getting clarity on my purpose and meaning.

It was this book I was reading when I had crystal clarity, after decades of searching, of what it is I'm here on the planet to do.

Get "Milk the Pigeon" now at Amazon.com (affiliate link)

The Big Leap

The Big Leap

Conquer Your Hidden Fear and Take Life to the Next Level

by Gay Hendricks

There's so many great techniques in this book for looking at your life differently, but I especially love the idea of your "zone of genius".

Reading this book helped me to understand how to capitalise on my strengths and also how to stop limiting myself.

Get "The Big Leap" now at Amazon.com (affiliate link)

Understanding yourself

Astrology For the Soul

Astrology for the Soul

by Jan Spiller

I never thought that a single book on Astrology could open my eyes so much to the meaning and purpose of my life, but this one totally did.

I was completely blown away at the accuracy and detail of Jan's insights into my Moon Nodes, and for the first time ever I finally understood why I've always felt this internal conflict between two different extremes of being in the world and which of the options I need to choose.

Get "Astrology for the Soul" now at Amazon.com (affiliate link)

Human Design

Human Design

Discover the Person You Were Born to Be

by Chetan Parkyn

As a trained astrologer and analytics geek, I absolutely love the way this book combines astrology, I Ching, chakras, Kabbalah and physics to paint a detailed picture of how you work in the world.

There's a ton of detail in this approach, but even some of the simple concepts, like my overall energy type (Generator Manifestor), have been super helpful.

Get "Human Design" now at Amazon.com (affiliate link)

Making decisions



How to make better choices in life and work

by Chip & Dan Heath

I absolutely love the Heath brothers' approach to life, and this book is no exception.

Packed with tips and tricks to help you with your decision making, along with helpful explanations as to why we get it wrong so often, this book is a great read.

Get "Decisive" now at Amazon.com

Will It Fly

Will it Fly?

How to Test Your Next Business Idea So You Don't Waste Your Time and Money

by Pat Flynn

Although this book is ostensibly about starting a business, the early exercises are invaluable for getting clear generally on what's right for you.

I especially love the History Test, which gets to rate your past jobs on a number of factors - I learned so much about myself just from this one activity alone!

Get "Will It Fly?" now at Amazon.com (affiliate link)

Making changes



by Maxwell Maltz

This book was one of the earliest I read on my journey of self-understanding and making changes.

I learned so much about how my view of things affects my experience, and the importance of choosing my thoughts and "steering my ship" if I want to transform my life.

Get "Psycho-Cybernetics" now at Amazon.com (affiliate link)



How to solve problems before they happen

by Dan Heath

I have been an "upstreamer" my whole life, living by the mantra that "it doesn't have to be like this" and stopping to fix everything as I go.

So I loved that Dan Heath laid out the power of this approach in his book, and how to make changes before everything falls apart.

Get "Upstream" now at Amazon.com

Work the System

Work the System

The Simple Mechanics of Making More and Working Less

by Sam Carpenter

At first glance you might think this book is about running a business and making money, but you quickly discover it's actually about how to make systematic and deliberate changes in a way that ensure your success.

Even if you don't implement everything to the letter, you will see life differently after reading this book.

Get "Work the System" now at Amazon.com (affiliate link)

Sick to Fit

Sick to Fit

Three simple techniques that got me from 420 pounds to the cover of Runner’s World, Good Morning America, and the Today Show

by Josh LaJaunie and Howard Jacobson

I really loved this book's simple approach to making successful changes in your life.

Through great stories and incredibly practical advice, Sick to Fit will help you transform anything in your life that needs to change.

Get "Sick to Fit" now at Amazon.com (affiliate link)

Using food to heal naturally

How Not To Die by Michael Greger

How Not To Die

Discover the Foods Scientifically Proven to Prevent and Reverse Disease

by Michael Greger

This book includes a wealth of information on the power of food to both prevent and reverse a wide range of serious diseases, including cancer and heart disease.

It's packed to the brim with masses of scientific research that shows all of the amazing effects that a wholefoods, plant-based diet can have on the human body.

Get "How Not To Die" now at Amazon.com (affiliate link)

Medical Medium by Anthony William

Medical Medium

Secrets Behind Chronic and Mystery Illness and How to Finally Heal

by Anthony William

In Medical Medium, Anthony William lays out a very clear explanation for the basis for so many of our diseases, including diabetes, Multiple Sclerosis rheumatoid arthritis.

The information on the basis of almost all disease makes this book highly relevant to cancer, heart disease and many mystery illnesses, and he outlines a program of foods and supplements that you can use to strengthen your immune system, heal your gut and detoxify your body.

Get "Medical Medium" now at Amazon.com (affiliate link)

Healing emotions

You can heal your life by Louise Hay

You Can Heal Your Life

by Louise Hay

Louise Hay is well known in metaphysical circles as a teacher and healer and has written many books on using the power of your mind, body and spirit for healing.

Louise healed herself from cancer using the techniques she shares in this book, which address the mental patterns that create dis-ease in our bodies.

I refer to this book often to understand the mental sources of my physical issues, and I'm constantly reminded to be kinder to myself in every moment. It's an absolutely fascinating read!

Get "You Can Heal Your Life" now at Amazon.com (affiliate link)

The Body Keeps the Score

The Body Keeps the Score

Mind, Brain and Body in the Transformation of Trauma

by Bessel van der Kolk

As someone who has personally experienced the impact of trauma on my life, this book was a life saver.

It helps you understand how trauma's effects bleed into every aspect of your life, and how you can gently but surely release its hold.

Get "The Body Keeps the Score now at Amazon.com

The Emotion Code

The Emotion Code

How to Release Your Trapped Emotions for Abundant Health, Love and Happiness

by Bradley Nelson

I found this book while looking for simpler ways to release emotional baggage, being frustrated with overly complex and time-consuming techniques.

The emotion code delivers in spades, and - once you've learned the process = allows to quickly and easily shift all kinds of things you no longer need to carry around.

Get "The Emotion Code" now at Amazon.com

Energy work

Energy Medicine by Donna Eden

Energy Medicine

Balancing Your Body's Energies for Optimal Health, Joy, and Vitality

by Donna Eden

This book is my go-to book for dealing with illness at an energetic level.

Alongside all of the practical, physical things I do to stay healthy, like eating well, drinking lots of water, taking supplements or getting regular exercise, I also recognise that every symptom has an energetic basis as well.

I love Donna's down to earth approach and her insightful and detailed explanation of the body's energy systems, and I use her "5 Minute Energy Routine" every single day.

Get "Energy Medicine" now at Amazon.com (affiliate link)

The Pleiadian Workbook

The Pleiadian Workbook

Awakening Your Divine Ka

by Amorah Quan Yin

I stumbled onto this book while looking for ways to strengthen my aura.

Instead what I got was a magical. life-changing workbook full of insights and techniques to help me understand my existence and work with the energies of the Universe.

Get "The Pleiadian Workbook" now at Amazon.com (affiliate link)

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