I love books. I love to read them, I love to learn from them, I love to gift them, and I love to recommend ones that I get something from.
I sometimes get asked for book recommendations, so I thought I’d put together a list of a few books that have made a huge impact on my life in recent years covering topics as wide-ranging as money, food, sleep, mental health and taking control of your inbox.
How Not To Die – Dr Michael Greger
The world’s leading nutritionist and founder of NutritionFacts.org tackles the 15 most common causes of death and has a look to see what nutrition can do to prevent, and in some cases even reversing, the most chronic diseases we suffer from. This book will change the way you think about food.
Idiots Guide: Plant-Based Nutrition – Julieanna Hever & Ray Cronise
This powerhouse pair of nutritionists bring a total understanding of body physiology and how the food we eat impacts our essential systems. Ray Cronise rewrites the food triangle, powering it up to fill you with energy, supercharge your immune system and keep chronic disease at bay.
The Subtle Art of Not Giving A F*CK – Mark Manson
Read it, or don’t read it. I really don’t give a fuck. But you should.
The 4 Hour Work Week – Tim Ferriss
Drowning under email? Stuck in the ‘busy trap’? Can’t seem to find time to do the things you really love. Tim Ferriss lays out plans, tips and strategies to take back control of your life and make work really work for you.
Irresistible – Adam Alter
There’s no denying it, we’re addicted to technology. Our phones, laptops, games consoles are designed to be addictive. Ever wondered why you always end up watching YouTube videos of cats? Adam Alter breaks it down and helps you regain your life, time, and relationships. If you own a smartphone, then this is essential reading.
Unshakeable – Tony Robbins
In one of the world’s worst paid industries, financial security can often seem out of reach for those in hospitality. Tony Robbins takes you on a journey to transform your financial life and accelerate your path to financial freedom no matter your level of income.
Cure – Jo Marchant
In Cure, the award-winning science writer Jo Marchant explores a wide terrain of ideas from hypnosis to meditation, from placebos to positive visualisation, rescuing each from the realm of pseudoscience. Drawing on the very latest research Jo discusses the potential of the mind’s ability to influence our health and explains how we can make use of the findings in our own lives.
Why We Sleep – Matthew Walker
Think that you can thrive on just a few hours sleep a night? Think again. Professor Matthew Walker is one of the world’s leading experts on sleep explores the science and explains how we can harness its transformative power to change our lives for the better.