One of the most common goal that women have is to read more .We are cognizant of the power we gain from a reading culture and how it can help us run the world .In the spirit of empowering women this Women’s month I am going to share with you five books that will inspire you and give you tips on how to live a better life .
Dare to lead – Brene Brown .
Brene truly gives it all away in Date to lead .Courage is a set of teachable skills and she teaches us exactly how to build those muscles with research,stories, examples and new language.The future belongs to brave leaders .This book is a road map for anyone who wants to lead mindfully ,live bravely and dare to lead.Whethet you are leading a movement or a start-up,if you are trying to change an organizational culture or the world,dare to lead will challenge everything you think you know about brave leadership and give you honest , straightforward ,actionable tools for choosing courage over comfort .
The Sex Lives of African Women – Nana Darkoa Sekyiamah
A sensitive and honest collection of interviews explores freedom and sexuality beyond every conceivable stereotype .Here is a book like none you will have read before .It draws on interviews conducted over six years by Nana Darkoa .It both documents and legitimises the desires and sexuality of African women beyond every conceivable stereotype ,in three sections ;self discovery,freedom and healing .Each and every story is unique ,powerful.A global,ambitious collections that hum with the author’s love for the subject and her interviewees.
The Defining Decade – Meg Jay
Contemporary culture tell us the twenty something years don’t matter .Clinical psychologist Dr. Meg Jay argues that this could not be furthet from the truth .Infact your twenties are the most defining decade of your adulthood .It weaves the latest science of the twenty something years with real life stories to show us how work , relationships, personality ,social networks , identify and even the brain can change more during this decade than at any other time in adulthood .It is a practical guide toakong the most of the years we cannot afford to miss.
We are going to need more wine – Gabrielle Union
I was kind of surprised by how honest and transparent Gabrielle was in writing this book.As the title suggests ,hold on to a glass and sit back with this book .It is the perfect title as this book touched on a number of topics from growing up black in a predominantly white community , relationship,sex,racism ,the pressure of dealing with public perceptions ,friendship and most importantly the freedom one can feel when they decide to truly be themselves .What better way to learn than from an empowered woman.
Atomic Habits – James Clear
No matter your goals ,Atomic habits offers a proven framework for improving everyday.It will shape the way you think about progress and success,and give you the tools and strategies you need to transform your habits ,whether you are a team looking to win a championship ,an organization hoping to redefine an industry or simply an individual who wishes to quit smoking ,lose weight ,reduce stress or achieve any other goal .He teaches that you do not rise to the level of your goal but you fall to the level of your systems.