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