My Favorite Books From 2018

You become what you digest into your spirit. Whatever you think about, focus on, read about, talk about, you’re going to attract more of into your life. — Germany Kent

I have been reading so much this year. So much to inspire and educate and move me forward.

Here’s the list of my favorite books from 2018. I spent some time organizing these in order of impact for me. And it was interesting to see the results of prioritization!

So here they are…

1 - 12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos - Jordan Peterson


2 - Falling Upward: A Spirituality for the Two Halves of Life - Richard Rohr


3 - This Is Marketing: You Can't Be Seen Until You Learn to See - Seth Godin


4 - The Courage to Be Disliked: The Japanese Phenomenon That Shows You How to Change Your Life and Achieve Real Happiness - Ichiro Kishimi and Fumitake Koga


5 - Own the Day, Own Your Life: Optimized Practices for Waking, Working, Learning, Eating, Training, Playing, Sleeping, and Sex - Aubrey Marcus


6 - The Obstacle Is the Way: The Timeless Art of Turning Trials into Triumph - Ryan Holiday


7 - The History of Love - Nicole Krauss


8 - The Passage: A Novel (Book One of The Passage Trilogy) - Justin Cronin


9 - Elastic: Flexible Thinking in a Time of Change - Leonard Mlodinow


10 - The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You're Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are - Brene Brown


11 - Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear - Elizabeth Gilbert


12 - Hyperion (Hyperion Cantos) - Dan Simmons


13 - Unfu*k Yourself: Get Out of Your Head and into Your Life - Gary John Bishop


14 - The Twelve: A Novel (Book Two of The Passage Trilogy) - Justin Cronin


15 - Maps of Meaning: The Architecture of Belief - Jordan Peterson


16 - Awaken the Giant Within : How to Take Immediate Control of Your Mental, Emotional, Physical and Financial Destiny! - Tony Robbins


17 - Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind - Yuval Noah Harari


18 - Breaking Open the Head: A Psychedelic Journey into the Heart of Contemporary Shamanism - Daniel Pinchbeck


19 - Barking Up the Wrong Tree: The Surprising Science Behind Why Everything You Know About Success Is (Mostly) Wrong - Eric Barker


20 - Lost Connections: Uncovering the Real Causes of Depression – and the Unexpected Solutions - Johann Hari


21 - F*ck Your Feelings: Master Your Mind, Accomplish Anything and Become a More Significant Human - Ryan Munsey


22 - The Four Tendencies: The Indispensable Personality Profiles That Reveal How to Make Your Life Better (and Other People's Lives Better, Too) - Gretchen Rubin


23 - How to Change Your Mind: What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence - Michael Pollan


24 - The Road to Eleusis: Unveiling the Secret of the Mysteries - R. Gordon Wasson, Albert Hofmann, Carl A.P. Ruck, Peter Webster, Huston Smith


25 - Principles: Life and Work - Ray Dalio