Life As Bad Yogi

3 Books to Motivate & Inspire You (For Real)

I really, really hate the word “inspire.” It’s SO overused that it usually loses its meaning for me. All over the internet, there are blogs and articles telling you they’re here to inspire you, breakfasts are cooked to inspire, fashion blogs are here to inspire, a new water bottle wants to inspire you, a pair of socks aims to inspire– you know what I mean?!

So, I wanted to put some thought in to a quick short list of book recommendations that TRULY inspired me over the past few months. We all have different definitions of what it means to be inspiring, but for me, it’s stories of people who have busted their butts to reach a goal. It’s jumping over daunting hurdles or radical shifts in perspectives. It’s experimenting with life and bending it to suit you. That’s what inspires me, personally. So here’s a list of 3 books that did just that and I revist them ALL. THE. TIME.

Over to you! Have you read any of these? Are there any you’d like to add to the list?

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  1. Cathy Lawdanski

    Cathy Lawdanski

    April 26, 2016 at 7:05 am

    Read Big Magic. Currently reading The Year of Saying Yes. Love it!

  2. Pála Margrét

    Pála Margrét

    April 26, 2016 at 3:36 pm

    I´m right now reading The miracle morning – a great book and sure that will affect the way I life my life a lot 🙂 I used to read just for leasure, but now I love choosing books that are helpful or at least based on a true story 🙂

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    April 27, 2016 at 4:35 pm

    You are a badass by Jen Sincero is AH. MAZING !!!!!! Highly recommend

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    April 28, 2016 at 9:56 am

    1) Absolutely LOVE the idea of a Bad Yogi Book Club!!! 2) The Gift of Imperfection by Brene Brown is one book that I read this year that has really shifted my perspective and has had a very positive effect on my life since I read it a couple of months ago. Also, like Big Magic, The Gift of Imperfection is an easy read that has a motivational/introspective feel to it for sure. I highly recommend it 🙂

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    May 3, 2016 at 10:34 pm

    I loved your book recommendations! Please do more!
    Also, what was the song you had playing in the background? I was really digging it.

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