As the owners of not one but two book clubs we've read quite a few books over the last few years. Our Digital Book Club through The B Hive Academy is a special one, because we focus solely on growth and development books - for your life, your career or your business. One of the questions we get asked frequently is "what book should I read to learn/do xyz?", we figured we'd help you out a bit and share our favorite books that will change your life.
Best book to level up your life quickly!
You Are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life by Jen Sincero
You Are a Badass will change your life if you are ready for some honest truths and able to listen to your inner wisdom.. Jen sincero truly believes we can all live our best lives. She’s the perfect mix of funny, engaging and inspiring. This book is going to help you confront your fears, take risk, make more money and find love by learning how to be a badass who knows how to cheer herself on!
Best book to start living your best life today!
The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck by Mark Manso
The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck is actually about learning how to give an AF about the important things that actually fulfill you. . Mark Manson tells you the hard truths about the world we live in and how it persuades us as a society to care about the wrong things. He is clear that your life can only get better if you truly start to look at what matters to YOU and not what is in the media. Only read this book if you are ready to look truly reflect on your life and what you need to change to be happy.
Best book to inspire yourself to step into your greatness!
Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance by Angela Duckworth
If you are looking for a really solid action plan, with specific details on how to create, plan and organize your goals and understand how what grit is and if you have it - Grit is a fantastic book. Based on a plethora of research, Angela Duckworth helps you understand that achieving greatness is more than just talent - it's passion, perseverance and grit.
Best book to help you heal your own wounds of the past and start to look forward to what is possible.
Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail by Cheryl Strayed
Wild is the brutally transparent memoir of Cheryl Strayed’s 1100 mile hike alone through the Pacific Crest trail. A hike that broke down a young woman who was running from her catastrophic life in hopes to discover herself. Cheryl not only found herself on west coast mountains but she learned to accept herself. She has inspired women to get in touch with nature and themselves since the book came out.
Best book for self discovery and self love.
Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman's Search for Everything Across Italy, India and Indonesia By Elizabeth Gilbert
Eat, Pray, Love is Elizabeth Gilbert’s memoir about her 1 year experiment in transformation through traveling to three countries and learning to find herself and love herself. In italy she learns that she can be alone and still be happy. India is where she learned about her spiritual commitments and Bali is where she learned to love herself and find love.
Best book to build your self confidence.
The Confidence Code: The Science and Art of Self-Assurance---What Women Should Know by Katty Kay and Claire Shipman
We're always seeking out more confidence, in our work, our relationships, our life - but how do we actually gain more confidence? The Confidence Code covers the science and principles to help you gain more confidence. This book is definitely for those who love hard research and in-depth studies on what it takes to have confidence and how a lack of confidence can impact us in so many ways.
Best book to help you heal your personal realtionships.
The 5 Love Languages: The Secret to Love that Lasts by Gary Chapman
Gary Chapman is a relationship counselor who has concluded after many years of marriage counseling is that there are five emotional love languages — five ways that people speak and understand emotional love. He breaks down each love language and how to build healthy partnerships with the people in your lives by understanding their love language and them understanding yours. The five love languages are words of affirmation, physical touch, quality time, acts of service, and gifts. To find out your love language you can take the quiz here; https://www.5lovelanguages.com/profile/