To help you along in your search for career joy, we have compiled a list of excellent books, highly recommended by CareerJoy founder Alan Kearns, Trusted Advisor for Chapters/Indigo.
Books of interest for those considering career transition
Get the Right Job, Right Now! by Alan Kearns
5 Patterns of an Extraordinary Career, by J. Citrin
What should I do with my life? by PO Bronson
Confidence, by Rosabeth Moss Kanter
Anatomy of Hope, by Dr, Jerome Groopman
What color is your parachute? by Richard Nelson Bolles
The Rennaissance Soul by Margaret Lobenstine.
Luck is no Accident by John Krombolt
The Dip by Seth Godin
Beware the Naked Man Who Offers You His Shirt by Harvey MacKay
Do One Thing Different: And Other Uncommonly Sensible Solutions to Life’s Persistent Problems byBill O’Hanlon
What got you here won’t get you there, by Marshall Goldsmith
Books for those dealing with Anxiety /Depression/Stress
Mind over Mood, by Greenberger and Padesky
The Relaxation and Stress Reduction Book, by Davis et al.
Feeling Good, The New Mood Therapy, by Dr David D. Burns
From Panic to Power: Proven Techniques to Calm Your Anxieties, Conquer Your Fears, and Put You in Control of Your Life,by Lucinda Bassett
When Perfect Isn’t Good Enough,by Antony and Swinson
Peace from Nervous Suffering, by Claire Weekes
Hope and Help for Your Nerves,by Claire Weekes
Codependent No More, by Melodie Beattie
Feel the Fear and Do it Anyway, by Susan Jaffers, Ph.D.
Transitions by William Bridges
Books on Personal Development
The Monk Who Sold his Ferrari: A Spiritual Fable About Fulfilling Your Dreams and Reaching Your Destiny,by Robin Sharma
What About the Big Stuff: Finding Strength and Moving Forward When the Stakes are High, by Richard Carlson
Self Matters: Creating Your Life from the Inside Out, by Dr. Phil McGraw
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change, by Stephen R. Covey
The Artist’s Way: A Spiritual Path to Higher Creativity, by Julia Cameron