— That can help you to see your life and relationships in a new light.
Five years ago I was living in my small, but comfortable apartment and finishing my university studies. If you looked from the outside everything was great, but from the inside I was suffering, and deeply longing for a change.
I was not where I wanted to be in life and found myself feeling anxious. I was about to graduate with a degree that I thought wouldn’t help me to make my dreams come true and I was looking for love that would last for a lifetime.
Now some years later, looking back at that time I feel grateful, because I see how my struggling forced me to look within. It forced me to look within to see, where real change comes from. It’s not when we change our outside circumstances we become happy, but when we find the happiness first within our outside circumstances begin to change more effortlessly.
These books I’ve found to be the most powerful ones on my journey and they share the same understanding that is the foundation for my teaching. They are the best books I’ve found for creating change in your life, because they get you to look within and allow your understanding to deepen, so that change can happen inside—out.
All the reviews are my own opinions and I can wholeheartedly recommend these books if you are looking for how to create a life and relationships that you love.
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1. The Relationship Handbook
A simple guide to satisfying relationships.
This is the number one book I recommend for my clients. It has made the biggest change in my life, opening me up to seeing other people with new eyes and finding the love that I was ultimately looking for.
The Relationship Handbook 25th Anniversary Edition
A simple guide to satisfying relationships.
The 7 additional chapters George has written in the Anniversary edition of the Relationship Handbook are excellent for deepening your understanding (and relationships), when you have already read the original book.
2. Dear Liza
An inspiring tale that illuminates how love and compassion can bring peace and contentment to everyones life.
Sydney Banks’ books are some of the best books out there when you are looking for a change. This one is a beautiful book that can help you to see — and get a feel of — how happiness doesn’t depend on your outside circumstances, but lies within you already.
3. The Missing Link
Reflections on philosophy & spirit.
This book reveals the missing link between the psychological and spiritual nature of life. Getting a better understanding of this missing link allows us to step into our true potential and find the key for happiness and success in life.
4. Enlightened Gardener
A Tale where four colleagues meet a remarkable gardener whose unique philosophy will forever change their lives.
The Enlightened Gardener allows you to see deeper to the true nature of your experiences. It goes beyond what we have learned about our psychological nature, helping you to see more into our true nature, allowing the change happen from within.
5. Enlightened Gardener Revisited
A wise old Gardener teaches life’s principles of Mind, Consciousness and Thought.
This book is a sequel to the Enlightened Gardener and a beautiful book to dive deeper into the inside—out nature of our experiences. It allows you to deepen your understanding and get more feel of the secret to happiness, success and a positive change in life.
6. Second Chance
An amazing story about endings and beginnings — And the Miraculous power of the Mind.
Second Chance was one of the first books I read from Sydney Banks and it’s a book about finding happiness, when it feels like nothing is going your way. A beautiful book how you can find a new path and be filled with beautiful feelings, no matter where you are at life.
7. Wisdom For Life
Three Principles for well-being
Already from the first page of this book you can sense the love behind the words and the message Elsie shares. She was one of the closest friends to Sydney Banks and in her book she shares a powerful message how to live more connected to your own inner wisdom.
8. Somebody Should Have Told Us
Simple thruths for living well.
This is probably one of the easiest books to start with, if you are not familiar with the inside—out understanding of our experiences. A beautiful and powerful book (where Jack Pransky shares stories about his clients) that can help you to see more of the potential that lies within us all.
9. Dying to be me
My journey from cancer, to near death, to true healing
This is one of the books I have only recently read. Anita Moorjani shares her personal journey through cancer towards true healing. Her message is powerful and can help you to see more how you can simply be who you are, and begin to enjoy life now.
10. I Need Your Love — Is That True
How to stop seeking love, approval and appreciation and start finding them instead.
This book allows you to begin to see past your limiting beliefs when it comes to other people, so that you can connect more with that unconditional love we all have within. The message Byron Katie shares is beautiful and this book is no exception to that.
You can simply start with the book that you feel drawn to and allow the wisdom to unfold. All you need is to be open for the change, and you’ll soon begin to see your life in a new light.
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