My Bookshelf

Throughout my journey in life, I’ve had the privilege of being inspired and motivated by hundreds of amazing people.

Here’s a small list of some resources that have helped me navigate life successfully.


The Chimp Paradox: The mind management programme for confidence, success and happiness, Dr Steve Peters, Vermilion, 2012

Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking, Susan Cain, Penguin, 2013

Willpower, Roy F. Baumeister and John Tierney, Penguin, 2012

Learned Optimism, Martin Seligman, Nicholas Brealy, 2018

Emotional Intelligence: Why It Can Matter More Than IQ, Daniel Goleman, Bloomsbury, 1996

The Compassionate Mind, Paul Gilbert, Constable, 2010

i-brainmap: Freeing your brain for happiness, Rita McInnes, Naughty Brain Ink, 2014

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, Stephen R. Covey, Simon and Schuster, 2004

Thinking, Fast and Slow, Daniel Kahneman, Penguin, 2012

Leadership and Self-deception, The Arbinger Institute, Berrett-Koehler, 2010

Change Your Life in 7 Days, Paul McKenna, Bantam, 2010

How to Get from Where you Are to Where You Want to Be: The 25 Principles of Success, Jack Cranfield, Harper Element, 2007

The Mind Gym: Wake Your Mind Up, Mind Gym, Sphere, 2005

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying: A simple, effective way to banish clutter forever, Marie Kondo, Vermilion, 2014

Life Makeovers: 52 Practical and Inspiring Ways to Improve your Life One Week at a Time, Cheryl Richardson, Harmony, 2002

Wishcraft: How to get what you really want, Barbara Sher, Ballantine Books, 2004


The 4-Hour Work Week:Escape the 9-5, Live Anywhere and Join the New Rich, Timothy Ferriss, Vermilion, 2011

Getting the Love You Want: A Guide for Couples, Harville Hendrix, Simon and Schuster, 2005

You Can Heal Your Life, Louise Hay, Hay House, 1984

The Highly Sensitive Person: How to Thrive When the World Overwhelms You, Elaine, N. Aron, Harper Thorsons, 2017

Visual Thinking, Willemien Brand, BIS, 2017

Now, Discover Your Strengths: How to Develop Your Talents and Those of the People You Manage, Marcus Buckingham and Donald O. Clifton, Simon and Schuster, 2014

The Artist’s Way, Julia Cameron, Macmillan, 2016

Mindshift: Break Through Obstacles to Learning to Discover Your True Potential, Barbara Oakley, Tarcherperigee, 2017

Switch: How to change things, when change is hard, Chip and Dan Heath, Random House, 2011

Flip: How to Survive and Thrive By Turning Your Business on its Head, Peter Sheahan, HarperCollins, 2009

The Flipside: Finding the Hidden Opportunities in Life, Adam J. Jackson, Headline, 2010

Show and Tell: How Everybody Can Make Extraordinary Presentations, Dan Roam, Portfolio, 2014

How to Deliver A TED Talk: Secrets of the World’s Most Inspiring Presentations, Jeremey Donovan, McGraw-Hill, 2013

Creative Business Presentations: Inventive Ideas for Making an Instant Impact, Eleri Sampson, Kogan, 2003

Presentation ZEN: Simple Ideas on Presentation Design and Delivery, Barr Reynolds, New Riders, 2011

” The world needs dreamers and the world needs doers.But above all, the world needs dreamers who do. “


S.B. Breathnach


Driven to Distraction (Revised): Recognizing and Coping with Attention Deficit Disorder, Edward M. Hallowell, M.D. and John J. Ratey, M.D., Anchor, 2011

You Mean I’m Not Lazy, Stupid or Crazy?!: The Classic Self-Help Book for Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder, Kate Kelly and Peggy Ramundo, Scribner, 2006

The Gift of Adult ADD: How to Transform Your Challenges and Build on Your Strengths, Lara Honos-Webb, New Harbinger, 2008

ADD and Creativity: Tapping Your Inner Muse, Lynn Weiss, PhD, Taylor Trade, 1997

Fidget to Focus: Outwit Your Boredom: Sensory Strategies for Living with ADD, Roland Rotz and Sarah D. Wright, iUniverse, 2005



The Disorganized Mind: Coaching Your ADHD Brain to Take Control of Your Time, Tasks, and Talents, Nancy A. Ratey, St. Martin’s Griffin, 2008

ADD-Friendly Ways to Organize your Life: Strategies that Work from an Acclaimed Professional Organizer and a Renowned ADD Clinician, Judith Kolberg and Kathleen Nadeau, Routledge, 2016

The ADHD Effect on Marriage: Understand and Rebuild Your Relationship in Six Steps, Melissa Orlov, Specialty Press, 2010

Is It You, Me, or Adult ADD?: Stopping the Roller Coaster When Someone You Love Has Attention Deficit Disorder, Gina Pera, 1201 Alarm Press, 2008

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