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7 Positive Books To Inspire Happiness

Good thoughts can transform your life and one of the best ways to develop this attitude is through positive books. Reading positive and encouraging books can enable you to grow stronger and become happier in different aspects of your life. Below are seven books that I suggest adding to your reading list. These books are based on positive thinking and will help build a positive mindset.

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1. 365 Days of Happiness by Jacqueline Pirtle

365 Days of Happiness by Jacqueline Pirtle is a light, bubbly and motivating book which draws your focus to the beauty and positivity in everyday life. It’s the perfect book to read everyday and personally I find the best time to read is before going to sleep, to get that extra dose of happiness and to shift your mind into a “high for life” frequency.

Jacqueline Pirtle, author, energy healer, and mindfulness teacher created 365 Days of Happiness to inspire daily and help us live more mindful. To find joy and fulfilment in the things we do and experience every day and to embrace whatever life throw at us.

“Jacqueline decided to spend every day of 2017 devoted to her own happiness. She wrote every single day about the things she does to honour her joy, and used these writings to create this 365 day step-by-step guide, so she could teach you how to shift to BE and live in a “high for life” frequency of happiness too—no matter where you are at in your life right now.”

2. You are a Badass by Jen Sincero

You are a Badass is a brilliant, funny and life changing book full of inspiring stories, advice and exercises. The goal behind the book is to help you identify and change your self-destroying beliefs which prevent you from getting what you want. From this book you will learn to love yourself and to see past your fears. It will help you think more positively about yourself and take charge of your life. Like the badass you are.

3. SZEN ZONE by Gary Szenderski

SZEN ZONE is complied of short stories that celebrate the power in each of us to create positive change in our lives. Each story is based around the theme ‘change’, creating, surviving and managing change with the goal to be what you want to be. Topics covered include productivity, letting go of the past, embracing the potential of the future, and learning to take chances. Although everyone is different the principles in SZEN ZONE will help you establish the right frame of mind to embrace change. Wherever you are in life, you will find examples in this book to help take charge.

This is a must have book for anyone who has a busy schedule and is seeking positive insight. Create the perfect morning by adding Szen Zone to your daily routine. One story per day will help you start your day in a positive state of mind.

4. The Power of Positive Thinking by Norman Vincent Peale 

The Power of Positive Thinking is known to be an insightful and uplifting book. It can help you to take charge of you life and create a positive change. Dr. Peale shares his method for mastering the problems of everyday living:

  • How to eliminate self doubt
  • Exercises that you can do every day to be happy
  • How to climb above problems to visualise solutions
  • How to free yourself from worry, stress and resentment

5. Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff by Richard Carlson

Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff is another book which is perfect for anyone who has a busy schedule and is seeking positive insight on life. This book will show you that even in the most stress filled lives that many of us live, we can calm down in all situations. It will teach you how to put things into perspective by making small daily changes, it’s filled with advice such as “choose your battles wisely”, “remind yourself that when you die, your inbox won’t be empty” and “think of your problems as potential teachers”. This book is definitely one to read if you wish to take charge of your life and think more positively.6.

6. Happy: Finding joy in every day by Ferne Cotton

Fearne’s goal behind her beautiful and joyful book is to help you find mindfulness, serenity and a more positive frame of mind. Fearne draws on her personal experiences and shares her advice to help you find joy in everyday. This book acts as guide to help you release stress and feel relief, joy and calm in your life. ‘Happy’ also includes written exercises for those who enjoy the interactive and creative side of books. Another book which is perfect to include in your morning routine.

7. Good Vibes, Good Life by Vex King

Vex King tells us how to truly love ourselves and how to transform negative emotions into sportive ones. Vex overcame adversity to become a source of hope for thousands of young people, and now draws from his personal experience and his intuitive wisdom to inspire you to practise self-care, overcome toxic energy and prioritise your well being. How to cultivate positive lifestyle habits, including mindfulness and meditation and how to find your higher purpose and become a shining light for others.

Positivity Planner by Laura Beeson

Okay so you’ve probably guessed by the title that this isn’t a book, it’s an undated yearly planner, which I published in 2019! The Positivity Planner is perfect for the plant lover in you who wants to create better habits, follow through with plans and achieve your goals. It provides simple tools to help you clarify your vision and map out your goals in a structured way. You can find out more about the Positivity Planner here.

What are your favourite positive thinking books?

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The Comments

  • Meg

    Thanks for sharing these books! They seem good, I will for sure check these out!

  • GoalsbyIna

    Great suggestions, I’ll have to check these out 🙂

  • sachin

    Very Nice…………….Thanks

  • Jacqueline Pirtle

    Thank you for including 365 Days of Happiness – I wrote this book with my heart and happiness and hope that everyone reading it will fill with this limitless happiness and positivity. With much love to you all 🙂