Four Books To Kickstart a Happy, Prosperous, Healthier New Year

Happy New Year. Happy New You!  These four books have really inspired me to start 2015 with a renewed, positive attitude. Enjoy.

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The Happiness Advantage: The Seven Principles of Positive Psychology That Fuel Success and Performance at Work by Shawn Achor
“Our brains work better when they are happy.”

Thrive: The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Life of Well-being, Wisdom, and Wonder  by Arianna Huffington
For all of you (exhausted) overachievers out there, this is a must-read. Oh and…GET MORE SLEEP!

Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less by Greg McKeown
“Entrepreneurs succeed when they say “yes” to the right project, at the right time, in the right way. To accomplish this, they have to be good at saying “no” to all their other ideas.” Saying “no” to good opportunities has always been a challenge for me. You? Thanks to my friend, Katie Hess, founder of Lotuswei for recommending.

Toxin Toxout: Getting Harmful Chemicals Out of Our Bodies and Our World  by Bruce Lourie
This book was eye-opening, informative and scary but definitely worth the read. Small changes can make a big difference. And then be sure to share!