Each month, a ton of new spiritual and self-help books hit the market. It’s easy to get overwhelmed or miss out on some new releases.
We created Elevated Existence Monthly Book Picks to help our readers narrow down their search, and make sure they don’t miss some great options!
Here are the picks for August 2017. They are listed below in alphabetical order. Click on each title to go directly to Amazon and find out more about the book.
Abundance Unleashed: Open Yourself to More Money, Love, Health and Happiness Now,” by Christian Mickelsen
Self-made multimillionaire, CEO of Future Force Inc., and personal coach Christian Mickelson is on a mission to awaken humanity to the oceans of abundance in money, love, health, happiness and success that lie within each of us. By recognizing the infinite abundance we all possess, we will be able to achieve our highest levels of personal and professional success. In his book, he presents a 5-step rapid success system, prayers of abundance, and a “Peace Process” for healing in order to help you manifest your best self out into the world. Utilizing his goal-oriented, self-empowering approach, you can tap into the wealth and happiness that await you in every sector of your life.
“Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Cat Really Did That? 101 Stories of Miracles, Mischief and Magical Moments,” by Amy Newmark
With a focus on rescue cats, these 101 true, personal stories will make you laugh, nod your head in recognition, and sometimes tear up a little. Royalties from the book go to American Humane, one of the organizations that Chicken Soup for the Soul supports in its broad program to help care for shelter animals and promote adoption. The heartwarming stories about the mischievous feline friends will surprise us, make us laugh and touch our hearts.
“Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Dog Really Did That? 101 Stories of Miracles, Mischief and Magical Moments,” by Amy Newmark
Just like the cat version of this book, The Dog Really Did That? Has a focus on rescue dogs, and includes 101 true, personal stories will make you laugh, nod your head in recognition, and sometimes tear up a little. Royalties from the book go to American Humane, one of the organizations that Chicken Soup for the Soul supports in its broad program to help care for shelter animals and promote adoption.
“Discovering the Healer Within: Use Chakras & Intuition to Clear Negativity and Release Pain,” by Anysia Marcell Kiel
Healing mediums teach you how to clear illnesses and ailments in a noninvasive, peaceful way. Anysia Marcell Kiel will guides you on a journey to awaken powerful healing abilities within yourself through her remarkable life stories and client sessions, along with easy-to-use exercises and how-to instructions. Readers will explore fascinating and useful topics, such as clearing karmic imprints, communicating with loved ones in spirit, and aligning with your soul path.
“Father Therapy: How to Heal Your Father Issues So You Can Enjoy Your Life,” by Doreen Virtue
In this new book, Doreen Virtue, who is a former psychotherapist, and Andrew Karpenko, a practicing clinical social worker, present self-healing techniques to help anyone who had a childhood with an absent, addicted or abusive father. If you did, you may have “emotional ghosts,” including low self-esteem; people-pleasing, approval-seeking, neediness and codependency; feeling frequently angry, including repressed anger; choosing romantic partners who remind you of your dad and more. Whether you are a man or woman, the book is meant to help you choose thriving, balanced relationships, open your heart to feeling safe receiving love and more.
“Life Lessons: 125 Prayers and Meditations,” by Julia Cameron
This book of prayers and affirmations by bestselling author of “The Artists Way,” Julia Cameron, offers inspiration and encouragement. It offers pocket prayers can be carried around. Each of the prayers in this book is a starting point. Taken collectively, they offer an approach to God that is powerful as well as simple. These prayers not only allow us to reach out to God, but they allow God to reach out to us. It’s called “Life Lessons” because each entry is a corrective to commonly held misconceptions of the divine.
“The Self-Love Experiment: Fifteen Principles for Becoming More Kind, Compassionate and Accepting of Yourself,” by Shannon Kaiser
Put a stop to self-sabotage and overcome your fears so you can gain the confidence you need to reach your goals and become your own best friend with Shannon Kaiser’s new book. Too many people believe they are not allowed to put themselves first or go after their own dreams out of fear of being selfish or sacrificing others’ needs. Whether you want to achieve weight loss, land your dream job, find your soul mate, or get out of debt, it all comes back to self-love and accepting yourself first. Kaiser learned the secrets to loving herself, finding purpose, and living a passion-filled life after recovering from eating disorders, drug addictions, corporate burnout, and depression and walks readers through her own personal experiment, a simple plan that compassionately guides you through the process of removing fear-based thoughts, in order to fall in love with life.
“What Your Clutter is Trying to Tell You: Uncover the Message in the Mess and Reclaim Your Life,” by Kerri Richardson
Lifestyle designer and coach Kerri Richardson guides you to accept your clutter as a natural manifestation of your mind, body and spirit looking out for yourself. It is your soul calling out for you to invest in self-care and to face the fears holding you back from being your best self. She dives into the most common categories of physical clutter and provides efficient and effective steps for clearing the space for your physical, mental, and spiritual well-being to flourish. But more than house and home, Richardson also encourages you to clear out the clutter of relationships and habits that have been occupying your time and energy for too long.