Best Life Changing Books From Val's Home Library:

Sometimes we come across the best life changing books. Ever read a book and you can’t look at life the same way after you have read it? Me too.

So, when you come across a book and you think that you are so grateful to have read it. When you come across a book and so glad you didn't miss it. There are books that apply to divorce lawyers that I think all of us should have an opportunity to read and even enjoy.

Some of the books listed here are fairly relevant to the practice of law, but most of them are really relevant to the practicing of life well. It is about best life design.

7 Habits of Highly Effective People:  Powerful Lessons in Personal Change

This is a classic text about being an awesome person. It is more about the depth of being awesome.

The 5 Things We Cannot Change . . . and the Happiness We Find by Embracing Them

David Richo is a psychotherapist and a buddhist. In this great work, he offers us differing perspectives about when the painful parts of life occur. He makes it easier for us to ride those difficult times.

Read Think and Grow Rich by Napolean Hill

A classic text first published in 1937 that till applies today. It gives us 6 steps towards "riches" or success. It is about planning our success and making it happen.

Read about the 4 Hour Work Week Book

Take a look at how this awesome book can impact our decisions made about the way in which we work. 

Money:  Master the Game by Tony Robbins

This is not just another book about money and finance. Tony Robbins takes the real market and realities of the money world and applies it for the regular person. It is hopeful and inspiring to boot.

The Art of Non-Conformity by Chris Guillebeau

This book allows us to question our assumptions about, well, everything. 

The E-Myth Revisited:  Why Most Small Businesses Don't Work and What to Do About It

As lawyers, like it or not, we run a small business. This is the case if you work in a large firm, or are a sole practitioner. Applying the business model to our practices is a powerful way to make our lives better. 

The E-Myth Attorney:  Why Most Legal Practices Don't Work and What to Do About It

This is the E-Myth Revisited book but applied specifically for lawyers. It is an awesome resource, even if we take only a small part of it and apply it to our legal practices, it will make our lives better. 

The Leader Who Had No Title:  A Modern Fable On Real Success in Business and in Life

This a book about moving through life by being a leader and doing it always regardless of your position or your life situation.

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