It’s always the right time for a fresh start. Here, some books to inspire.

Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience  by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, This book is about getting into a zone where you are at your happiest and most productive.



Mind Over Mood Second Edition: Changing How You Feel by Changing How You Think by Dr. Dennis Greenberger and Dr. Christine A. Padesky, 2015. This is the seminal CBT (cognitive behavioural therapy) primer, used by more than one million people to turn around negative thinking and build positive habits.


Accomplished: How to Go From Dreaming to Doing by Jodi Flynn. Aimed at entrepreneurial women, this is a book about mindset and how to strengthen your personal goals. Bonus: Flynn has a private Facebook group for fans to connect with her and each other.


Relationship Breakthrough: How to Create Outstanding Relationships in Every Area of Your Life by Cloe Madanes and Tony Robbins. This is the blending of ideas between motivational guru Robbins with renowned relationship expert Madanes, showing practical steps and insights into better understanding your own needs and how to meet them along with the needs of others.


Emotional Intelligence: Why It Can Matter More Than IQ by Daniel Goleman. This seminal behavioural science book posits that self-awareness, self-discipline and properly applied empathy are the most important factor in an individual’s success.

Ask and It Is Given: Learning to Manifest Your Desires (Law of Attraction) by Esther Hicks and Jerry Hicks. This is a bit on the woo-woo side (not that there is anything wrong with that!), a look at how to get the universe to send good things your way.