Enjoy this week’s Smart Reads and post a comment if something moves you!
🎗 Awareness 🏡 Home 🗂 Productivity 🥗 Wellness 🧗 Growth 👨👩👧👧 Family 📝 Noteworthy 🥇 Re-readable!
🥗 The Miracle Morning “What if you could miraculously wake up tomorrow and any—or every area of your life was transformed? What would be different? Would you be happier? Healthier? More successful? In better shape? Would you have more energy? Less Stress? More Money? Better relationships? Which of your problems would be solved?” Read The Miracle Morning by Hal Elrod
🧗🏽♀️ Essentialism “The Way of the Essentialist isn’t about getting more done in less time. It’s about getting only the right things done. It is not a time management strategy, or a productivity technique. It is a systematic discipline for discerning what is absolutely essential, then eliminating everything that is not, so we can make the highest possible contribution towards the things that really matter.” Read Essentialism by Greg McKeown
🎗 Do Less: The Unexpected Strategy for Women to Get More of What They Want in Work and Life “This is a book for working women and mothers who are ready to release the culturally inherited belief that their worth is equal to their productivity, and instead create a personal and professional life that’s based on presence, meaning, and joy.” Read Do Less: The Unexpected Strategy for Women to Get More of What They Want in Work and Life by Kate Northrup
🗂 Eat That Frog!: 21 Great Ways to Stop Procrastinating and Get More Done in Less Time “The legendary Eat That Frog! (more than 450,000 copies sold and translated into 23 languages) provides the 21 most effective methods for conquering procrastination and accomplishing more.” Read Eat That Frog!: 21 Great Ways to Stop Procrastinating and Get More Done in Less Time by Brian Tracy
👨👩👧👦 Middle School Makeover: Improving the Way You and Your Child Experience the Middle School Years “A guide for parents and educators to help the tweens in their lives navigate the socially fraught hallways, gyms, and cafeterias of middle school. The book helps parents, teachers, and other adults in middle school settings to understand the social dilemmas and other issues that kids today face.” Read Middle School Makeover: Improving the Way You and Your Child Experience the Middle School Years by Michelle Icard
🏡 For the Love: Fighting for Grace in a World of Impossible Standards “The majority of our joys, struggles, thrills, and heartbreaks relate to people, beginning first with ourselves and then the people we came from, married, birthed, live by, live for, go to church with, don’t like, don’t understand, fear, struggle with, compare ourselves to, and judge.” Read For the Love: Fighting for Grace in a World of Impossible Standards by Jen Hatmaker
📝 Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones “If you’re having trouble changing your habits, the problem isn’t you. The problem is your system. Bad habits repeat themselves again and again not because you don’t want to change, but because you have the wrong system for change.” Read Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones
🥇 The War of Art: Break Through the Blocks & Win Your Inner Creative Battles “Pressfield believes that “resistance” is the greatest enemy, and he offers many unique and helpful ways to overcome it.” (This is Rachel’s favorite book; the only book she reads over and over again!) Read The War of Art: Break Through the Blocks & Win Your Inner Creative Battles