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.
I created Elevated Existence Monthly Book Picks to help narrow down your search, and make sure you don’t miss some great options!
Here are the picks for February 2018. They are listed below in alphabetical order. Click on each title to go directly to Amazon and find out more about the book.
The Abundance Project: 40 Days to More Wealth, Health, Love and Happiness,” by Derek Rydall
In his new book, Derek Rydall offers a step-by-step guide to design and create abundance in any area of life, including money, time, love, creativity and more. Built on universal, proven principles, the author teaches the laws of giving and circulation that will release the channels of abundance-creating energy in your life through his Seven Gifts that Give You Everything. He will help you identify Abundance Blind Spots and Shadows that get in the way and walks you through the step-by-step Abundance Boot Camp so you can design and master the life you’ve envisioned.
“Already Here: A Doctor Discovers the Truth About Heaven,” by Leo Galland M.D.
In his new book, Dr. Leo Galland tells of his son Christopher’s death at the age of 22, and the direct visual evidence Christopher showed him that our souls do go on. In life, Christopher was a brain-damaged special needs child who challenged everyone he knew with his unpredictable behavior and uncanny insights. After his death, Christopher’s wisdom was revealed to Leo over the course of a year, coalescing into three themes, which Leo calls the Gift of the Opposite, the Gift of Presence, and the Gift of Timelessness. This book offers a unique dialogue in which an analytical, scientific mind tries to comprehend truths from another plane of existence — one that, nonetheless, is inseparable from our own.
“Anything Is Possible: 7 Steps for Doing the Impossible,” by Dr. Joe Vitale
In his new book, bestselling author Joe Vitale reveals “The 7 Steps for Doing the Impossible,” which Joe demonstrated when attending would famous strongman grandmaster Dennis Rogers’ Strongman seminar. By the end of the day he had twisted a horseshoe, bent a steel bar into the shape of a fish, and with one blow of his fist, drove a nail so far through a piece of construction lumber that he surprised everyone. The book is about bending your mind so you can achieve dreams that others will marvel at.
“Bridging Two Realms: Learn to Communicate with Loved Ones on the Other Side,” by John Holland
Whether you’re a student of psychic studies or a practicing medium, a believer or a skeptic, or someone who is bereaved as a result of a loss, John Holland’s newest book was written to provide you with all the answers to your questions about the Other-Side, and learning to communicate with loved ones there Holland offers one of the clearest pictures anyone could have of the Spirit World, and draws on his decades of personal experiences with Spirit.
He also includes inspirational stories and real-life case studies to help you pursue the unfoldment of your own spiritual abilities safely and wisely. You will learn that mediumship is not just about connecting to the Spirit World. It’s just as much about helping and healing the living. There are spiritual bridges that can be built to connect to your loved ones who have passed, as well as the most important bridge of all: the bridge to your own spirit.
“Food: What the Heck Should I Eat,” by Mark Hyman M.D.
Did you know that eating oatmeal actually isn’t a healthy way to start the day? That milk doesn’t build bones, and eggs aren’t the devil? Even the most health conscious among us have a hard time figuring out what to eat in order to lose weight, stay fit, and improve our health. And who can blame us? When it comes to diet, there’s so much changing and conflicting information flying around that it’s impossible to know where to look for sound advice.
In his new book, bestselling author Dr. Mark Hyman takes a close look at every food group and explains what we’ve gotten wrong, revealing which foods nurture our health and which pose a threat. From grains to legumes, meat to dairy, fats to artificial sweeteners, and beyond, Dr. Hyman debunks misconceptions and breaks down the fascinating science in his signature accessible style. He also explains food’s role as powerful medicine capable of reversing chronic disease, and includes wholesome recipes too.
“From Anxiety to Love: A Radical New Approach for Letting Go of Fear and Finding Lasting Peace,” by Corinne Zupko
Author Corinne Zupko undertook her study of psychology out of necessity when debilitating anxiety threatened to derail her life. Seeking ways to do more than temporarily alleviate her symptoms, she began to study A Course in Miracles (ACIM), mindfulness meditation, and the latest therapeutic approaches for treating anxiety. In this book, she shares what she learned and gently guides you through the process, helping you undo anxiety-based thinking and fostering mindful shifts in your thoughts and actions. Whether struggling with everyday stress or near-crippling discomfort, you will find a new way of healing from — rather than just coping with — fear and anxiety.
“Heal Your Drained Brain: Naturally Relieve Anxiety, Combat Insomnia, and Balance Your Brain in Just 14 Days,” by Dr. Mike Dow
Are you anxious, frazzled, exhausted? Do you find yourself constantly worrying? Do you feel like you’re “running on empty”? Like millions of people living today, you could be experiencing brain drain. The short-term effects of brain drain are uncomfortable, but the long-term effects can be life-threatening. Living with a drained brain increases the risk of dying from a heart attack, stroke and cancer. In his latest book, Dr. Mike Dow offers a 2-week plan designed to help you naturally boost your brain health. He explains how brain drain works and why we’re wired for brain drain, and provides helpful tools and remedies to get you back on track. Features nutritional information and supplements, as well as breathing techniques, self-hypnosis, and mindfulness.
“I’ve Been Thinking . . . Reflections, Prayers and Meditations for a Meaningful Life,” by Maria Shriver
As a prominent woman juggling many roles, Maria Shriver knows just how surprising, unpredictable, and stressful everyday life can be. In this moving and powerful book, Maria Shriver shares inspiring quotes, prayers, and reflections designed to get readers thinking, get them feeling, get them laughing, and help them in their journey to what she calls The Open Field — a place of acceptance, purpose, and passion — a place of joy. Whether you feel like you’ve got it all together or like it’s all falling apart — whether you’re taking stock of your life or simply looking to recharge, this is the book you will turn to again and again.
“Strength in Stillness: The Power of Transcendental Meditation,” by Bob Roth
Oprah Winfrey, Jerry Seinfeld, Ray Dalio, Ellen DeGeneres, Gwyneth Paltrow, Howard Stern, Tom Hanks and Gisele Bündchen all practice Transcendental Meditation and learned form Bob Roth. Roth spent that last 45 years helping people learn this meditation technique — a simple practice that dramatically changes how we respond to stress and life’s challenges. With scientifically proven benefits— reduced stress and anxiety, and improved focus, sleep, resilience, creativity, and memory, to name a few — this five-thousand-year-old technique has a clear and direct impact on our very modern problems.
In this book, Roth breaks down the science behind Transcendental Meditation in a new, accessible way, and highlights the three distinct types of meditation — Focused Attention, Open Monitoring and Self-Transcending. And he showcases the evidence that the third, Self-Transcending, or Transcendental Meditation, is a uniquely accessible, effective, and efficient way to reduce stress, access inner power, and build resilience.
“Soulpreneurs: Live Your Purpose, Lift Your Platform and Leap into Prosperity,” by Yvette Luciano
From rockstars and record companies, to bestselling authors and celebrity chefs, Yvette Luciano has worked with thousands of Soulpreneurs internationally in the past two decades to achieve soulful success. Whether you wish to start up (or supercharge) your business, create your blog or book, attract abundance as an artist, or transition from your day job to your dream career, Soulpreneurs is your instant life and business coach. Filled with inspirational stories, lessons, practical tips, action steps and easy exercises for developing your clarity, courage and platform, this book is a guidebook to living your purpose, lifting your platform and leaping into prosperity.