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!
The books for this month were chosen by our editor’s as their picks for October 2015. They are listed below in alphabetical order. Click on each title to go directly to Amazon and find out more about the book.
“Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear,” by Elizabeth Gilbert — The New York Times bestselling author takes on creativity in her newest book. Aimed at writers, artists and anyone expressing their creativity, the book is full of insights, advice and inspiration. She asks readers to embrace curiosity and let go of needless suffering, and how to tackle what we love most while letting go of needless fear.
“Conscious Loving Ever After: How to Create Thriving Relationships at Midlife and Beyond,” By Gay and Kathlyn Hendricks — As we get older, our love life can get better. We can have more exquisite love and more passionate sex in the second half of life than ever before. This is what Gay and Kathlyn Hendricks believe and explain how to achieve in their newest book.
“Crazy Sexy Juice: 100+ Simple Juice, Smoothie & Nut Milk Recipes to Supercharge Your Health,” by Kris Carr — New York Times bestselling author and wellness expert, Carr not only offers more than 100 recipes, but shares all her tips on created the best juice, smoothie and nut milk recipes, from how to choose the best blender and juicer to tips for selecting, storing and preparing ingredients.
“The Giving Way to Happiness: Stories and Science Behind the Life-Changing Power of Giving,” by Jenny Santi — The author reveals how giving to others, whether its money, expertise, time or love, helps people form all walks of life find purpose and joy. Filled with inspiring stories and cutting-edge scientific research, Santi shares how the key to happiness, which often eludes us, is helping those around us.
“Intentional Living: Choosing a Life That Matters,” by John C. Maxwell — The bestselling author shares how anyone can live a life that is significant with intention and action. This book will help others take the steps they need on their own personal path to a life that matters.
“Memories of Heaven: Children’s Astounding Recollections of the Time Before They Came to Earth,” by Wayne Dyer and Dee Garnes — Filled with true stories of very young children speaking out about their remembrances before they were born, this book was completed by Dr. Dyer and his co-author Dee Garnes before he passed away earlier this year.
Resilience from the Heart: The Power to Thrive in Life’s Extremes,” by Gregg Braden — This revised edition of Braden’s book “Turning Point,” combines science with today’s realities and offers strategies to help us embrace the stressful times in our lives. He explains the power of the brain-heart connection; three shifts to transform our thinking about career, lifestyle and finances; and more.
“The Toltec Art of Life and Death: A Story of Discovery,” by Don Miguel Ruiz — Introducing readers to a deeper level of spiritual teaching and awareness, drawn from ancient Toltec wisdom. In 2002, Ruiz suffered a near fatal heart attack that left him in a coma for nine weeks, and the spiritual journey he took during that time forms the heart of this book.
“Wake Up Happy: The Dream Big, Win Big Guide to Transforming Your Life,” by Michael Strahan — A mix of stories and inspirational advice, the football player turned talk show host to help readers pursue and achiever their personal ambitions. He also shares how he gets and stays motivated to help other achieve their goals.
“Wild Awakening: 9 Questions that Saved My Life,” by Mary Daniels — An uplifting story of how a young mother went from standing on a bridge holding her bby and ready to jump, to the discovery of nine questions that saved her life, and can help transform the lives of others.