What are the best books to read to expand the mind?

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    #1The Art of Happiness

    The Art of Happiness
    The Art of Happiness is a book by the Dalai Lama and Howard Cutler, originally published in 1998. It includes stories and meditation guides from the Dalai Lama to help the reader defeat negativity and achieve happiness.
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    Matthew Anderson
    Written on April 27, 2018
    "The Art of Happiness is a book by the Dalai Lama. The book started the genre of 'happiness' books, and it remains the cornerstone of the field of positive psychology. It includes stories and meditation guides from the Dalai Lama himself in order to help the reader defeat negativity and achieve happiness."
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    #2The Prophet

    The Prophet

    The Prophet is a collection of essays written by Khalil Gibran, first published in 1923. The book is divided into 28 chapters that philosophically explore the concepts that govern human life.

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    Sonia Yáñez
    Written on April 28, 2018
    "Khalil Gibran is an iconic essay writer. The Prophet is one of his most prolific books."
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    #3The Power of Positive Thinking

    The Power of Positive Thinking
    The Power of Positive Thinking is a great book that helps you to achieve happiness easily. It is a magnificent text that motivates people to change their mind in order to live with a positive attitude.


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    Thomas Fuller
    Written on May 4, 2018
    "This is a great book for happiness. I read it every morning just to remind myself how to be happy. Give it a go if you're down in the dumps, you won't be sad!"
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    #4Thinking, Fast and Slow

    Thinking, Fast and Slow

    Daniel Kahneman's international bestseller, Thinking, Fast and Slow, is a book that aims to explain the two systems that drive us to thinks. This book that has garnered, multiple other awards, was published on October 25th, 2011 by Farrar, Straus, and Giroux.



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    Benjamin Wallace
    Written on May 1, 2018
    "The one thing that I really enjoyed about this book is that it's actually based off of Noble Prize winning research. This isn't just some hack writing a self help book. This is taking proven data and putting into a format that anyone can understand."
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    #5Mindful Being

    Mindful Being

    Mindful Being is the fourth in the Alchemy of Love Mindfulness Training series written by Nataša Nuit Pantović. This nonfiction self-help book is designed to guide readers about spiritual transformation.

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    Matthew Patterson
    Written on May 18, 2018
    "This book really helped me learn about mindfulness, but I do not think that it is the best "
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    #6Tuesdays With Morrie

    Tuesdays With Morrie
    Tuesdays With Morrie is a bestselling memoir by American author Mitch Albom, first published in 1997. It tells the story of the author's relationship with a former college professor, who taught him important life lessons.
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    Matthew Willis
    Written on May 10, 2018
    "Lately I been trying to find resources to help better my life. This book was recommended to me by a colleague who told me she learned a lot of life lessons from reading this book. I grabbed the book and I was not disappointed."
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    #7Please Understand Me

    Please Understand Me

    Please Understand Me is a book by David Keirsey and Marilyn Bates. It helps readers understand the temperaments of other people. With this book as a guide, readers will understand how other people behave and act towards something. 

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    Christine Reyes
    Written on May 8, 2018
    "I don't think of this as a book to expand my mind, as I think of that as something that gives me more knowledge and brainpower for myself. This is an interesting read though and can help you gain insights into other people's behavior. "
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    #8A-Ma Alchemy of Love

    A-Ma Alchemy of Love

    A-Ma Alchemy of Love is a historical fiction book written by Natasa Nuit Pantovic. It was first published in 2016 by Artof4Elements. This spiritual book is set in the 17th century. 

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    Donald Delgado
    Written on April 29, 2018
    "A-Ma Alchemy of Love is an amazing book to help expand your mind. It is expertly written and is very intriguing! "
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    #9Tao Te Ching

    Tao Te Ching

    Tao Te Ching is a non-fiction spiritual book written by Lao Tzu. This Chinese classic self-help philosophy book is about Taoism and published in 1989 by Vintage.

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    Héctor Solano
    Written on April 28, 2018
    "I meditated for 3 hours after reading this book and ended up in an enlightened state. After that I realized I could shoot lasers from my eyes. Just kidding, but I did really feel refreshed and like I had a new perspective on the world. "
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    #10Eat, Pray, Love

    Eat, Pray, Love

    Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman's Search for Everything Across Italy, India, and Indonesia by Elizabeth Gilbert is a memoir-novel originally published in 2006. This book has a film adaptaion released in 2010 under Columbia Pictures.

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    George Silva
    Written on May 4, 2018
    "Eat, Pray, Love is mind poison. What an absolutely horrible woman. She should have been happy with a family, but she wanted to ride the carousel of foreign men."
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    #11Conscious Parenting

    Conscious Parenting

    Conscious Parenting: Mindful Living Course for Parents is the fifth in the Alchemy of Love Mindfulness Training by Nataša Nuit Pantović and Ivana Milosavljevic. This self-help book is specifically made for parents.

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    Beverly Medina
    Written on May 4, 2018
    "My mind was truly expanded by this book. I learned so much about parenting through reading this."
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    #12Tree of Life

    Tree of Life
    Tree of Life is the ninth volume in the Alchemy of Love Mindfulness Training by Nataša Nuit Pantović. This self-help book contains inspiring true stories and highlights the stages of life.
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    Marcos González
    Written on April 30, 2018
    "This is a poetry book. No review yet, so it is difficult to judge."

Summary

Best What are the best books to read to expand the mind
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1The Art of HappinessBooks 20 Paid
2The ProphetBooks 18 Paid
3The Power of Positive ThinkingBooks 17 Paid
4Thinking, Fast and SlowBooks 15 Paid
5Mindful BeingBooks 15 Paid
6Tuesdays With MorrieBooks 13 Paid
7Please Understand MeBooks 12 Paid
8A-Ma Alchemy of LoveBooks 11 Paid
9Tao Te ChingBooks 9 Paid
10Eat, Pray, LoveBooks 9 Paid
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