For some of us, books mean everything. What a miracle it is to realize how these flat, rigid squares of paper hold worlds in themselves. They sing to you and comfort you when needed. There is nothing that fills you more than a good book, they wake you up and put you to sleep at the same time. There can never be a better escape than reading.

Reading brings empathy, happiness, solace, and change in beliefs. And for all of us stuck at home in the lockdown, it is the perfect time to pick up a good read and transform your life. Seek company of some of the best books and set aside your worries. Find your purpose in life and get through the hard times. Here are some of the finest motivational books that you can read while you are at home in covid times.

Inner Engineering: A Yogi's Guide to Joy

New York Times Bestseller, Inner Engineering by Yogi Sadhguru, thought leader, philanthropist, and futurist, is a fascinating read. Based on his real-life experiences, the book serves as an introduction to the concept of self-transformation. It opens up to the readers, ways to align the mind and the body with energies present within and around creating a world of boundless power and possibilities. Engaging and extremely readable, flipping through it is sure to offer you a sense of joy. Achieve absolute well-being and feel awakened by the divine combination of yogic science with spirituality. Concise and witty, this motivational book is meant to foster internal growth. 

The Art of Happiness: A Handbook for Living

An epic read by his holiness Dalai Lama XIV and Howard C. Cutler, the book focuses on, Happiness being central to existence. Compiled of teachings by the religious and temporal reader, it helps readers explore and lever aspects of everyday life.  In a nutshell, the book makes a point that happiness does not rely on events however on the ability to be happy most of the time. Happiness is a state of mind and comes with practice is the message that the handbook conveys. Instilling hope in the minds and hearts of the readers, the book teaches thoughtful ways to get through hurdles of life.

Inner Engineering: A Yogi's Guide to Joy The Art of Happiness: A Handbook for Living

Ikigai: The Japanese Secret to a Long and Happy Life

If you are on the lookout for a wonderful self-help book, then this is it. Inspirational and comforting, Ikigai covers various topics related to the art of living. How to live an extended, content and purposeful life is exactly what the book teaches you. Brilliantly written, this one is a good read that is sure to uplift and enlighten you.  If hygge is the art of doing nothing, ikigai is the art of doing something—and doing it with supreme focus and joy,” states the New York Post. Read this book and discover your own Ikigai - a reason for living. 

Notes to Myself: My Struggle to Become a Person

Keep aside your best novels, as this piece of literature is going to be one of the finest books you have ever read. Featuring a distinctive collection of concise musings profound and sensitive, Notes To Myself, serves as a foundation for a reader sighting his or her own life. The book seems no less than a rambling of an individual making an attempt to connect with oneself. The divine practices of silence, attention, being present, forgiveness and peace, is a thing that this book teaches. If you haven’t read this book yet, then it is time to give it an earnest read.

Ikigai: The Japanese Secret to a Long and Happy Life Notes to Myself: My Struggle to Become a Person

During these challenging times, it is important to take good care of our mental well-being, and these could be one of the ways to do so. Have you read any of these books or planning to read one of them? Do let us know in the comments section.

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