Updated: Jan 13, 2021
As we're heading into the new year with all its hopes, many of us are setting new goals for our personal lives. Whether you want to learn a new skill or pick up a new hobby, there's no better time than now to take on something new.
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With the start of a fresh new year, we're all thinking about self-improvement and taking steps towards becoming better versions of ourselves. We've gathered a few inspiring reads that may help kickstart your journey of self-improvement.
1. Educated by Tara Westover
This heartbreaking, yet heartwarming memoir is about a woman breaking free from the shackles of her dysfunctional upbringing. It delves into how education has the power to revolutionize and enlarge one's world.
2. The Happiness Advantage by Shawn Achor
Known as the book that inspired one of the most popular TED Talks of all time, The Happiness Advantage reveals how rewiring our brain for happiness can help us achieve more in our careers and relationships. The author shares that happiness fuels success, not the other way around.
3. The Big Life by Ann Shoket
Written by a former editor-in-chief of the magazine Seventeen, The Big Life is packed with advice for women who want to create a life full of passion, ambition, love and respect - from others and for themselves. This quick read will inspire you recognize your potential, tap into your ambition and create your own version of 'the big life'.