Binge-Read Alert: 8 Uplifting Books To Read During Lockdown
In the lockdown mode, we have all the time in the world. While we are fighting an external battle as a country, an internal struggle of uncertainty, fear and negativity is moving parallelly too. There has never been a better time to understand how important it is to immerse in a book that will uplift our spirits and give us feel-good vibes.
Let’s catch up on reading and our long-lost friends?
The Gifts Of Imperfection By Brene Brown
Nothing and nobody is perfect, we have heard about this quote numerous times, but we still run to find perfection in everything we do and every person we know of. This book will tell you how you should embrace your flaws, accept the way you are and teach you to be okay with not being perfect.
Thinking, Fast And Slow By Daniel Kahneman
The book takes you on a journey of two systems that drive the way we think – one is fast and emotional, and the other is slow and logical. Offering enlightening insights into how we make life choices and how both the systems work together to shape our decisions, this book will surely make you think about how you think!
How To Win Friends And Influence People By Dale Carnegie
As the name suggests, this book actually teaches you the tips and tricks of handling people, winning people with your thinking and even bring changes in them without arousing the feeling of resentment. If you wish to gain insights on how to influence others, people’s emotional vulnerability, and the secret of success, this book is the perfect fit for you!
Every Last Fear By Alex Finlay
If you are someone who likes to juggle between different timelines and is a sucker for the tight and edge-of-the-seat plot, Every Last Fear is going to make you wonder who did it and why till the very last page! The psychological thriller is based on a family found dead, leaving their only surviving son to uncover the truth about their final days. The plot may seem simple, but each page of the novel adds a twist to the story!
The Catcher In The Rye By J. D. Salinger
You might be living under a rock if you haven’t read this brilliant novel by J.D. Salinger. Well, better late than never! The story explores the life of a 16-year old who has been expelled from prep school. You might think of the boy as too simple at once, and the very next moment, he is too complex to understand. The story is the perfect blend of pain and pleasure, making it a journey worth taking!
The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari By Robin Sharma
All of us think of owning a Ferrari one day, but how many of us can sell it to study the seven virtues of the Sages of the Sivana in the Himalayan Mountains? Well, the book by Robin Sharma will change your perspective on how you see life! Turns out, we don’t always need a Ferrari; sometimes, what we genuinely need is wisdom.
Be An Extraordinary Person In An Ordinary World By Dr Robert Schuller
If the situation around you has made you lose hope, this book by Dr Robert Schuller will restore your hope in humanity. The book talks about seemingly ordinary people who have achieved extraordinary feats of humanity. This book will convince you that every human being on Earth is capable of extraordinary acts.
Shiva Trilogy By Amish Tripathi
If you like to read mythology with logic, the three-part book series is something that you are going to fall in love with! The book explores the life of Shiva as an ordinary man and takes us on a journey of Shiva becoming the Mahadev. The characters and scenes are laid out so well that you might feel like a movie playing in your head.