Top 10 New Age Books of All Time that Will Inspire You
Oftentimes we find ourselves in a rut of negative energy, low self-esteem, and seeking answers to what the next step in life is. While these moments may seem like a phase or a bump in the road, sometimes they have a bigger effect on your mental and emotional health than you realize.
Taking a step back and learning how to deal with negative energy as well as loving yourself is the first step towards a better future. To get yourself on the right track, why not read a New Age book?
With so many books out there to choose from, it could seem daunting picking a few to start with. Luckily, we’ve compiled a list of the top ten new age books of all time that will inspire you. Read on to learn more!
1. A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose
Eckhart Tolle writes his first full-length novel on the importance of reducing one’s ego to feel the abundance of life. According to Tolle, the ego is the source of our inner and outer conflict.
A New Earth guides the reader through an understanding of personal spirituality and self-improvement which is to move beyond themselves to make the world a better place. Not only will readers understand themselves more, but the way of living will help the Earth become a spiritually evolved place to live in.
By breaking the barrier of what modern ego, entitlement, and society are, Tolle squashes the fear of living free of judgment in the new millennium. The goal is to create a world where happiness and health are normal.
Eckhart Tolle is one of the bestselling spiritual teachers in this generation. This book gained immense popularity when Oprah picked it for her book club. He has inspired and influenced people everywhere to live a better life and continue on an egoless journey.
2. Eat, Pray, Love
We all know and the love the movie starring Julia Roberts “Eat, Pray, Love”, but have you read the new age book that started it all? Author Elizabeth Gilbert writes of her journey traveling from Italy, India, and Bali after a bitter divorce.
Learning how to cope with her pain, she eats as much Italian food as her stomach can handle and learns about spirituality in India. Finishing up her journey in Bali, Indonesia, Gilbert discovers how the balance between both with love.
A relatable and enjoyable story, Eat, Pray, Love made a spot on the New York Times bestseller list.
3. The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom
Don Miguel Ruiz writes The Four Agreements, a novel based on ancient Toltec wisdom. His four agreements create a simple, yet effective formula on living well:
- Be impeccable with your word
- Don’t take anything personally
- Don’t make assumptions A
- Always do your best
Ruiz’s novel and formula are keys for a successful and happy life. They were so easy to follow and simple to remember, he later decided to add a fifth agreement: be skeptical, but learn to listen.
4. The Seat of the Soul
The Seat of the Soul has been around for many years and is still inspiring readers. Gary Zukav explains how to get in touch with your authentic power versus playing the victim when external powers affect you.
Explore this deep journey of internal and external power to understand how it affects you and your relationships, communities, and your bodies fight to survive.
5. The Way of the Peaceful Warrior
In The Way of the Peaceful Warrior, a fictionalized memoir, Dan Millman takes us on a journey of struggle, realization, and acceptance. Though some argue the story is cheesy, the message within resonates with readers in more ways than one.
As a world champion athlete, a young Dan Millman comes across an old gas station attendant named Socrates. Through his wisdom, he couches a confused Millman as he makes his way through a realm of magic and romance, darkness and light, body, mind, and spirit.
Throughout his journey, a woman tempts Millman, bringing him to a confrontation which will either make or break him. Readers travel along with him and learn the message of finding happiness and peace within oneself, creating a peaceful warrior.
6. In the Meantime: Finding Yourself and the Love You Want
In today’s day and age, it’s hard to find a functioning and enjoyable relationship. Iyanla Vanzant agreed and decided to write In the Meantime.
Learn how to be single and content without settling for less than what you deserve in this new age book.
7. The Untethered Soul: The Journey Beyond Yourself
Have you ever struggled with being yourself? You aren’t alone. Michael Singer writes The Untethered Soul: The Journey Beyond Yourself to answer the question, “who are you?”.
Within its pages, readers explore this question and look for the root of consciousness. Singer seeks to help readers learn how to live in the present moment and does so with an engaging and easy-to-read voice.
8. The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success
Everyone dreams of becoming successful, and everyone has a different definition of what success is. According to Chopra, author of The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success, happiness and realizing your goals is the best way to measure success. He does not limit one’s success to wealth.
In the book, Chopra writes of 7 different laws found in nature to create the idea of spiritual success. Some of these include karma (cause and effect) and dharma (purpose in life).
9. The Magic
Rhonda Byrne takes the readers who pick up The Magic on a 28-day life-changing journey. Throughout this journey, you’ll walk step by step and learn how day-by-day revelations, secret teachings, and scientific law come together to form 28 simple practices.
These practices open the reader’s eyes to a world they never before realized existed and encourage them to live their dream life.
10. Creative Visualization
In this 1970s bestselling novel, Shakti Gawain lays out how to strengthen your self-esteem, improve your health, and experience a deep relaxation.
Creative Visualization helps readers understand we can’t control every aspect of our lives or the universe – and that’s okay. Meditate with Gawain as you find your inner goals and better yourself.
Must-Read New Age Books
Whether you’re looking to become inspired, live a better life, or to love yourself, these new age books will help you in every way you need. They inspire us to consider the unusual and be better in our daily life.
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