It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.
The Untethered Soul: A Journey Beyond Yourself
I re-read this book almost every year and each time, something new sinks in. The Untethered Soul describes how you can untie yourself from your ego, harness your inner energy, expand beyond yourself and float through the river of life instead of blocking or fighting it. Buy on Amazon.
Non-Violent Communication: A Language of Life
Nonviolent Communication is a communication and conflict-resolution process developed by the psychologist Marshall Rosenberg. The book focuses on how to express ourselves in a way that inspires empathy in others, and how to listen to them empathically in turn. Buy on Amazon.
The 5 Love Languages: The Secret to Love that Lasts
Words of affirmation, quality time, gifts, acts of service, physical touching - learning these love languages will get your marriage off to a great start or enhance a long-standing one! Chapman explains the purpose of each "language" and shows you how to identify the one that's meaningful to your spouse now. Buy on Amazon.