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In the midst of recent change dealing with uncertainty and the chaos of cultural shifts can be incredibly unnerving. However, help is at hand. There are some amazing books out there which can really help you manage stress, take time for self-care and focus on what matters most.

Want to create calm amidst the chaos, and start to envisage a happy and fulfilling future? Here are a few of our favorite books to support you:

The Little Book of Mindfulness - Dr Patrizia Collard
Mindfulness is the easiest way to gently let go of stress, and be in the moment. A wonderful book with bite-sized words of wisdom designed for you to dip in and out of whenever you feel the need. Always with something that helps ground you or lift you up at just the right time!

The Urban Monk - Pedram Shojai
“The world is crazy but you don't need to be. I'll show you how to stay calm and focused in the middle of the chaos. It's your turn to be an Urban Monk.” A very powerful statement in this day and age! We all struggle to discover satisfaction and contentment in the modern world and yet the more technology we use, the more things seem to get worse...This book shares how the calmness of Zen masters is attainable in today's fast-paced world, and with practice, you too can stop time, refuel, and focus on the things that really matter.

The Untethered Soul:The Journey Beyond Yourself - Michael A Singer
Michael A. Singer takes you step-by- step through the process of Gyana, the yoga of the Intellect, to the Source. Offering simple yet profound answers to questions around inner space and the relationship you have with yourself and the world around you that are relatable and help create real, actionable change.

Mind to Matter - Dawson Church
If you’ve ever wondered how your brain creates reality or questioned how every creation begins as a thought, this is a great book for you. With much recent conversation about positive thinking and manifestation, this book has a host of real-world examples that illustrate the process of how a “flow state” can be learned and applied by anyone. A very inspiring read.

The 10 Minute Life Coach - Fiona Harrold
If you’re ready to change your life, this book is a great place to start. If someone asked whether you could spare just 10 minutes a day, in order to change your life, this is where you should start. Fiona Harrold’s inspirational message can help you believe in yourself more and catapult you into action with practical, tactical suggestions.

The Universe has your Back: Transform Fear to Faith - Gabrielle Bernstein
The premise of this book hinges on our desire as humans to try to force and control versus allowing ourselves the space and time to relax into a sense of certainty and freedom. It’s an empowering message and a great reminder that we can all stop chasing life, and instead focus on living. To be love, and spread love.

It’s Not How Good You Are, It’s How Good You Want To Be - Paul Arden
The world's top advertising guru, Paul Arden, offers up his wisdom on issues as diverse as problem solving, responding to a brief, communicating, playing your cards right, making mistakes and creativity, all notions that can be applied to aspects of modern life. With logical, yet original answers to everyday questions, this book provides a unique insight into the world with easy-to-digest witty quotes, facts and wisdom.

The Book of Joy - Archbishop Desmond Tutu, His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Douglas Abrams
There is an abundance of experience and profound wisdom in this book, written by some of the world’s most well-versed, well-traveled teachers. It's surprisingly practical, with achievable practices to change your own mentality, in order to be a happier human being.

The Power of Now - Eckhart Tolle
Ekhart Tolle is one of the smartest men in the world, and this book, one of the most influential of our time. From the very first page of this extraordinary book, we move rapidly into a significantly higher altitude where we breathe a lighter air. We become connected to the indestructible essence of our Being. The book has helped countless people around the globe awaken to the spiritual dimension in their lives, find inner peace, increased joy and more harmonious relationships. If you’re looking for a book that’s truly transformational, look no further!