The pandemic has us wishing for a bit of escapism and books provide the perfect escape.
Here are 3 non-fiction books that are just as engrossing as fictions, but are also life changing with their nuggets of wisdom.
Check them out!
1. The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: A simple, effective way to banish clutter forever by Marie Kondo
Now that the pandemic has forced everyone home, chances are that your home needs a good clean-up session.
If you’re like me, who holds on to even a dear paper clip from 5th grade, you need to pick up a copy of Marie Kondo’s The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up. It stands true to its title with the secret sauce to decluttering and simplifying your life.
Marie Kondo’s powerful strategies will ensure that, by the end of the book, you’d welcome a more organized house.
Must you read one biography this year, let it be the biography of Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson. The book will take you through the whirlwind that was Steve Jobs, whose legendary force transformed 6 industries; including personal computers, music and phones.
The strength you could draw from this book is unbelievably powerful. What’s more intriguing is that beneath the layers of his mastery is a man who’s just as flawed as any human could be.
In Deep Work, Newport unearths the power of depth in your work; a formula that worked exceptionally well for him. He went from publishing two peer-reviewed papers a year to nine a year, and a New York Times best-seller in the same year, all the while raising a growing family of his own.
He shows an alternative to work-till-you-drop mindset with a workday that ended at 5.30 sharp. Pick up a copy if you want to learn the essence of deep work from the master himself.
Shafeeka Hafeez grew up escaping into a world of books where she discovered a love for writing and a fascination with trees. When she’s not taking up a new marketing skill, or typing out a blog post, you can find her Googling the best therapy for abandoned cats.