With so much chaos, ugly politics, natural disasters, and ongoing pandemic, it's easy to get stressed and get trapped by negativity. Although the world may not be all sunshine and roses at the moment, that doesn’t mean you have to get dragged down with it.
In such a scenario, nobody understands you better than yourself and it is important to shower some love on yourself and look after your physical and mental health.
In recent years, mental health has become a matter of concern around the globe and for life satisfaction and positive change people are now addressing it, not so openly, but still, the situation is getting better than it was before.
In this pandemic, when you are asked to follow social distancing for your good, it is important to realize your importance and your life satisfaction. and spend time doing things that make you happy, keep you motivated, and help you stay positive when you are surrounded by so much negativity.
Reading is one of the best ways to throw out your negativity, By drawing from the perspectives of others, you can start to develop a philosophy that will help get you where you want to be.
Here are some Books For Maximizing Life Satisfaction During Uncertain Times:
1. An Extraordinarily Ordinary Life: Lessons Learned by Tim Carlin
This book brings out the past experiences of writer Tim Carlin to give readers a lesson on facing life's challenges, risk mitigation, and seizing its opportunities. Reading this book, you'll learn:
To look to the future, not in the rearview mirror
Why take the easy way out is selling yourself short.
The benefit of not following the crowd
And much more. It explains, when you embrace your challenges and put your ego on the shelf, you can become the type of person who improves life satisfaction for others. Tim knows this isn't always easy, so he's here to help.
2. Breakout Blueprint: How to Find Your Passion, Take Action, and Build a Lifestyle Business by Doug Foley
This book teaches how to define your passion and leverage it into a successful business, for the lifestyle you’ve always imagined.
After interviewing more than 150 entrepreneurs, Doug Foley realized they all had one thing in common and it is based on what steps should be taken by new young entrepreneurs, instead of building their lives around their businesses, they built their businesses around the lives they wanted to live.
This book is your blueprint for following their lead. Using the four pillars of every successful business—passion, expertise, need, and value—Foley explains how you can break free from the typical 9-to-5 and create a deeply fulfilling career on your terms.
3. Build What Matters: Delivering Key Outcomes with Vision-Led Product Management by Ben Foster and Rajesh Nerlikar
In Build What Matters, Rajesh Nerlikar and Ben Foster introduce you to their methodology for becoming a product-driven company. Through their tested strategies and stories of success, you’ll learn how Vision-Led Product Management helps you achieve company objectives by meeting both current and future customer needs. They both believe that consistently delivering meaningful outcomes requires a deep understanding of your customer's loyalty definition of success.
4. Breath: The New Science of a Lost Art by James Nestor
In this fascinating “scientific adventure,” journalist Nestor follows the clues that connect breath to health. In today's busy schedule people hardly pay attention to the impact of breathing correctly. Most people have no idea how to do breathing exercises and how beneficial they are. This book tells us that there is nothing more essential to our health and well-being than breathing: take air in, let it out, repeat twenty-five thousand times a day. Yet, as a species, humans have lost the ability to breathe correctly, with grave consequences.
Drawing on thousands of years of medical texts and recent cutting-edge studies in pulmonology, psychology, biochemistry, and human physiology, Breath turns the conventional wisdom of what we thought we knew about our most basic biological function on its head.
5. Loving Your Business: Rethink Your Relationship with Your Company and Make It Work for You by Debbie King
Debbie King knows what it’s like to feel trapped by a business you used to love. She felt that way for years before she made two fundamental shifts: she changed the way she thought about her business and the way she ran it for its life satisfaction.
In Loving Your Business, Debbie shows you how to rethink your relationship with your business and reclaim your life. Instead of taking everything from your key to success change your art change your habits, your business can give you what you want: more time, a sense of purpose, and ultimately, complete financial freedom.
Read this book and learn how to leverage your brain and manage your mind so that you turn your company into a scalable asset that can run without you.
6. Becoming a Leader of Impact: How Your Influence Can Change the World by Braden Douglas
Braden Douglas discusses philosophy for success in Becoming a Leader of Impact. Filled with real-world examples and engaging stories, this guidebook will inspire you toward impactful change in all areas of your life, from the personal and professional to even the spiritual.
Braden started his career in brand management at Frito Lay and Procter & Gamble, but his passion has been helping leaders make a significant impact in the world throughout his life. In the book, he shares a new definition of impact and how anyone can better influence other people’s lives.
7. An Introvert’s Guide to World Domination: Become a High-Level Networker and Upgrade Your Life by Nick Shelton
Social discomfort shouldn't stop you from making connections, succeeding in business, or upgrading your life and lifestyle. An Introvert's Guide to World Domination will teach you how to do this, and navigate social events with ease.
By breaking the process down into bite-sized steps, Nick Shelton offers practical, reliable strategies for forming lasting connections with others. You will improve your confidence, strengthen your relationships, and gain access to people and opportunities you've never had before.
Also, read things we learn about ourselves during uncertain times:
5 Things We Learn About Ourselves During Uncertain Times
Uncertainty at work and throughout the business world has made us all think differently about our decisions and the risks we take. Read More.
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Contributor: Jyotshana Rani
Jyotshana is very keen to express her views on new topics and wants readers to remember her through her writing. She is passionate about reading and believes that words wield the power of changing the scenario and she uses them to encourage people to the best of her knowledge.