Hello people, how’s your January going so far? One more week and snap, we’re onto February. As you know, I love to read. And also as you know, I love to read multiple books at one time. This month, I’m slowing my roll and reading shorter snippets, stories and poems to give my brain a break at the end of the day. All are steeped in dreaming, inspiration, and celebration to start this year of newness off on the right foot.
On my list:
A great read for anyone going through a transformation. This was introduced to me by a friend from work who knew I was taking this time to rethink who I want to be. I’ve only just begun to read this, but am hooked hard + fast. A great guide to get in touch with your intuition + inner voice, I’m beyond excited to see where this book guides me. Some things I know to be true, and am finding reinforced in this soulful guide:
+Peace is within me.
+Relax and stay open.
+The answers are within me.
This is a childhood favorite of mine. A story by Richard Bach about Jonathan, a young seagull who dares to dream his purpose is to do more than just eat. He goes against the thinking of the flock, reaches his higher purpose and becomes a teacher to other like-minded gulls. I love the childlike telling, rich with purpose + meaning.
I’ve become mildy obsessed with Tarot cards, ever since my visit to Bridget Ambrose of Be Crow Be last summer in Montana. I now pull cards daily, and love learning where I am being guided. This book, cleverly written in a snarky tone that keeps it light + fresh, is proving to be the perfect introduction for me to go a little deeper into this practice.
A must-read from Thich Nhat Hanh – this quick read is reminding me to stay present in the moment. To focus on the here, the now. Reminding myself to be here now is helping me to squeeze much more joy + calm into my daily life.
The second book I’ve read by Guilliame Wolf has been super helpful as I’m writing + concepting my start-up business plan. Reflecting on 1 – 2 questions at a time has helped me to unlock answers and go deeper in my thinking. The designer behind the infamous Colette logo, Prof G’s graphic design + writing style will inspire you to find meaning in the simple exploration of your work.
That’s it for this month! What’s currently on your reading list?