Top 8 books I highly recommend women to read

Being a woman in leadership position is not an easy subject. Especially if you are in technical field which are dominantly man environment you need a more support to survive, knowledge to implement new skill set. When I feel I need a support, I got it sometimes in professional way, sometimes via attending trainings and sometimes reading books.

I love reading books to improve myself. Those books which I am going to recommend you, are bedside books and real reference books. Some of these books advised by my trainers, mentors; sometimes I select intuitively; sometimes I found on bookshelves and I said “I must read it” and I am grateful that I read them. These books empowering women wisdom, women life and giving opportunity implement in real life. When you read you will see how you deepen your connection with yourself and your soul. Here you are:

1- Heroin’s Journey – by Maureen Murdock

do you know we are in our own heroin journey in life long. And we need to know what are the stages and why we are struggling in some point in our life.

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2- The Portable Therapist: Wise and Inspiring Answers to the Questions People in Therapy Ask the Most. – by Susanna McMahon.

with easy reading short chapters Ph.D. S. McMahon gives broad range of wisdom of our psychology and behaviours.

3- The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You’re Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are- by Brené Brown.

Maybe you heard Brené Brown from her speak in TED about “Vulnereability”… not only “vulnerabilityé, but also so many words shape a new form with Brené Brown’s definition. This year, I took two on-line course of Brené Brown which is given via Oprah Winfrey (www.oprah.com). it was amazing to get in touch with wholehearted living and find-out creativity and share authenticity with all participant…

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4- Non-Violent Communication- A language of life- By Marshall Rosenberg Ph.D

NVC quoteThis is a new language to talk wholeheartedly, compassionate and with real connection.

I believe to implementing non-violent communication will enrich worklife, family life, and will solve lots of conflicts, disputes and enhance peace all around us. NVC also assumes that we all share the same, basic human needs, and that each of our actions are a strategy to meet one or more of these needs. You can find more details in http://www.cnvc.org too.

5- She Wins, You Win: The Most Important Rule Every Businesswoman Needs to Know- by Gail Evans.

Gail Evans is coming media industry, very tough place and her life long experiences how and why women could not succeed and how we can succeed. We need to make or team. This book worth to read.

6- Women Who Run with the Wolves by Clarissa Pinkola Estés

clarisa estesThis is one another must read book by everywomen. If you really deeply connect with your soul, your wisdom, you should read this book.. You are not only connecting with your soul you also connect with your childhood tales, legend, mhyts.

 

 

 

7- Lean In- Women, Work and the Will to Lead by Sheryl Sandberg.

American technology executive, activist, and author and COO of the Facebook. THis book is highly empowering women in working life and how to set the balance between marriage and works.

8- The Drama of the Gifted Child: The Search for the True Self- by Alice Miller

A detailed look how human being is acting in adulthood. What are the childhood trauma’s behind our daily life.

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I hope you will start with any of them and enjoy your own healing process and empower other women too, in their journey.

Nilgun