5 books & podcasts for more conscious living

by | 6 01 2021 | Balance

Living consciously is all about awareness. Being aware of the decisions you make, the thoughts you have, why you feel certain feelings, and with that taking control of the way you live your life. To be conscious of every action you perform. 5 books for a more conscious living.
books & podcasts for conscious living
Home Body
Book by Rupi Kaur

As a 21-year-old university student, Rupi Kaur self-published her first poetry collection Milk and Honey. Home Body is her third collection of poetry. Rupi Kaur walks you through a reflective and intimate journey visiting the past, present and the potential of the self. She will remind you to fill up on love, acceptance, community, family and to embrace change.

Slow the F* Down!
Podcast by Jindi and Laviana

A podcast about conscious living and finding your own path in today’s rapidly changing society. 

Jindi and Laviana talk about subjects that young people deal with nowadays. They cover topics such as veganism, self-love and accepting the looks of your body, failures and successes on the work floor and everything else that has to do with living consciously in the 21st century.

In Praise of Slow: How a Worldwide Movement is Challenging the Cult of Speed
Book by Carl Honoré

We live in a world where every action needs to be done as fast and efficiently as possible. This so we are able to do more within every hour and day. But is that really what makes us live our lives better? Carl Honoré finds himself in the same ‘Cult of Speed’ and decides to look at ways to slow down the rush of life. In Praise of Slow reviews several ways of how to slow down life, tried by different people around the world.

Conscious Living: Finding Joy in the Real World
Book by Gay Hendricks

As Gay describes: “Conscious living is the art of expressing gratitude for the gift of life by learning and loving as much as we can until the moment we’re not here”. His handbook helps you understand your life purpose, how to really feel your feelings and to carry out actions that contribute to your well being and the well being of others, by discussing a philosophy based on the traditions of Stoicism and Taoism.

Good Vibes, Good Life
Book by Vex King

A book filled with inspiring quotes and tried-and-tested wisdom on using positivity to create a life you love. Vex overcame adversity to become a source of hope for thousands of young people and now draws from his personal experience and his intuitive wisdom to inspire you to practice self-care, to cultivate positive lifestyle habits such as meditation, how to change your beliefs to invite great opportunities into your life and to find a higher purpose.

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