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Top 10 Books to Make It a Great Year

December 21, 2021
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The past couple of years have been challenging, to say the least. As we prepare to cross the threshold into 2022, many will do so with a little bit of trepidation.

That's fair, of course, considering what's transpired in our collective recent history. And there's no way to know what the 12 months ahead will bring, beyond the inevitable: joy and heartache, laughter and longing and adventure and uncertainty. One thing is for sure, however: You can face it all like a boss.

Looking to make this a stellar year? We've got books for that! 

How do we know, you ask? Well, because of all the books! We've got books that can help you embrace your potential, enhance your confidence, and forge meaningful connections with others. We've got books that will guide you toward whatever goals you have set for yourself—health and wellness, financial fitness, soul nourishment—with empowering advice and eye-opening insights. We've got books that will help you embrace the days ahead—all of them, good and bad—with the unquestionable assurance that you have what it takes to navigate a year's worth of ups, downs, and unexpected turns.

The books below are handpicked by our experts to help you live your best life—whatever that means for you. Get ready to step into 2022 armed with everything you need to succeed.

Top 10 Books to Help You Have a Great Year

  1. Feeding the Soul (Because It's My Business) – In this inspiring book, Tabitha Brown shares wisdom from her own journey to help readers build a life that is rooted in nonjudgmental kindness and love for themselves and for others.
  2. Atlas of the Heart – Dr. Brené Brown takes readers on a journey through 87 of the emotions and experiences that define what it means to be human.
  3. The Body Keeps the Score – A pioneering researcher transforms our understanding of trauma and offers a bold new paradigm for healing.
  4. The Daily Laws: 366 Meditations on Power, Seduction, Mastery, Strategy, and Human Nature – From the world's foremost expert on power and strategy comes this daily devotional designed to help you seize your destiny.
  5. 12 Rules for Life – Humorous, surprising, and informative, this book by renowned psychologist Jordan B. Peterson distills the world's wisdom into 12 practical and profound rules for life.
  6. Atomic Habits – This book offers a proven framework for forming good habits, breaking bad ones, and mastering the tiny behaviors that lead to remarkable results.
  7. The Maxwell Daily Reader – Insightful daily readings to develop your inner leader and influence people around you.
  8. Think & Grow Rich – One of the bestselling motivational books of all time, this book explores how the wealthiest and most accomplished members of society succeed.
  9. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People – The 30th Anniversary Edition of this influential book reinforces the enduring effectiveness of its life-changing takeaways.
  10. Noise: A Flaw in Human Judgment – A revolutionary exploration of why people make bad judgments and how to make better ones.

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