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Inspirational Books

Vacation Is Over: How To Find Joy In The Day-To-Day

John O'Leary | Posted 07.19.2016 | Travel
John O'Leary

This is the thought that crossed my mind as we packed up to leave Florida last Friday. I'd just spent a week on the beach with my family and dear friends, away from the noise and distractions of everyday life. Finding joy in the beauty of nature, the laughter of my kids, and quiet moments with my wife.

Successful Philanthropy

Yvonna Russell | Posted 03.28.2016 | Books
Yvonna Russell

Brooke Astor said, "Power is the ability to do good things for otherss". Jean Shafiroff in her new book "Successful Philanthropy: How to Make a Life B...

17 Inspirational New Year's Reads For The Self-Help Skeptic

The Huffington Post | Claire Fallon | Posted 01.03.2016 | Arts

A new year, a new you! Right? It's tough to keep those New Year's resolutions, though, and a little guidance or inspiration never hurts. The right boo...

20 Life-Changing Books!

Seth Adam Smith | Posted 12.27.2014 | Books
Seth Adam Smith

Unless you are determined to be miserable (which, strangely enough, some people are), these books will change your life for the better.

7 Books Oprah Couldn't Live Without

Posted 04.29.2014 | OWN

By Oprah Winfrey For as long as I can remember, reading has been among my greatest passions. I love novels, poetry, memoirs, history; for me, one o...

These Books Will Change Your Life, According To HuffPost Editors (WATCH)

Posted 02.06.2014 | Books

Your favorite book says a lot about who you are. As any devoted reader knows, a book can help you get through hard times and even change the way you l...

9 Books To Genuinely Inspire Your New Year

| Posted 01.25.2014 | Books

Originally published on Kirkus Too many books sold on the inspirational shelves at bookstores are anything but—the advice they offer is too easil...

Risk-Taking: 10 Books To Give You That Extra Push

Posted 11.18.2012 | Healthy Living

Wayne Gretsky is often quoted for saying, "You miss 100 percent of the shots you never take." The man is right: In order to achieve our goals, we have...

10 Uplifting Books To Help You Through A Hard Day

Posted 11.07.2012 | Healthy Living

More than a million American homes remain in the dark after the massive blackouts resulting from last week's Superstorm Sandy. Adding insult to in...

Happy Reads: 10 Books That Make Us Smile

Posted 10.19.2012 | Healthy Living

Call us bibliophiles if you must, but virtually all books make us smile. We love getting lost on an intricate journey, connecting with a character on ...

TED Books: "What Books Should Be In A Digital Age"

Posted 07.09.2012 | Books

TED Books wants to do for reading what the world-famous series of TEDTalks did for web video: provide viral inspiration. In a conversation with Huf...

Writer Wednesday: 11 Writing Tips From Children's Books

| Posted 03.14.2012 | Books

From Writer's Relief: The books we read as children were written to teach us important lessons about various topics including friendship and bodily...

7 Surprisingly Optimistic Books

Amy Spencer | Posted 04.29.2012 | Books
Amy Spencer

That's what optimism is, after all: a belief that your life is going to work out for the best. However sad or challenging an experience might feel in the moment, there is a benefit to be gained. Centuries of literature have taught us this lesson over and over.