This week we add two new books to our top five list for the week based mainly on Amazon.com rankings. On of the books is called: The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You’re Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are by Brene Brown. I’ve included this short video where is talks about her book and her experiences around the pressure to perform and be perfect.

 

 

 

 

Top Inspirational Books for the Week Ending March 23, 2013

1. Proof of Heaven: A Neurosurgeon’s Journey into the Afterlife by Eben Alexander

2. Poems to Learn by Heart by Caroline Kennedy Illustrated by Jon J Muth

3. The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom (A Toltec Wisdom Book) by Don Miguel Ruiz

4. The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You’re Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are by Brene Brown

5. The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business by Charles Duhigg

 

Quote about Books and Reading

“When I began writing The Night Bookmobile, it was a story about a woman’s secret life as a reader. As I worked it also became a story about the claims that books place on their readers, the imbalance between our inner and outer lives, a cautionary tale of the seductions of the written word. It became a vision of the afterlife as a library, of heaven as a funky old camper filled with everything you’ve ever read. What is this heaven? What is it we desire from the hours, weeks, lifetimes we devote to books? What would you sacrifice to sit in that comfy chair with perfect light for an afternoon in eternity, reading the perfect book, forever?” :
Source: ? Audrey Niffenegger, The Night Bookmobile 

 

Well that’s a wrap for this week.

I loved to hear your comments and any books you’d like to suggest for review.

 

Until we meet again:

Be Inspired four

Nick Grimshawe.

 

 

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One Response to “Being Happy But Imperfect: Saturday Inspirational Books”

  1. Chrystal Klotz says:

    hey, thanks for this list of books, couldn’t remember on which blog I’ve seen it earlier :)
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