Mind Map Inspiration
Mind Map Inspiration
Inspirational Reading List

A selection of inspiring Books, CD’s & DVD’s


There are of course hundreds of wonderful books and other material available – the items below represent a small selection that can lead you to other great items by the same authors and more.


Some of the material will strike a chord with you better than others, so you can choose your own individual reading path to suit, as you sample these great works.


If the list seems daunting – you could check out the Six Book Plan 


Allen Marc (no relation of James Allen) “As You Think” ISBN 1577310748

Bauby Jean-Dominique “The Diving-Bell & The Butterfly” ISBN 1857027795

Bird John "How to Change Your Life in 7 Steps" ISBN 0091907039

Bloom William "The Endorphin Effect" ISBN 0749921587

Branson Richard "Screw it, Let's do it - Lessons in life" ISBN 0753510995

Brightman Sarah -The Harem World Tour: Live from Las Vegas DVD

Butler-Bowden Tom "50 Spiritual Classics" ISBN 1857883497

Buzan Tony “The Power of Spiritual Intelligence” ISBN 10: 0722540477

Carlson Richard “Don't Sweat The Small Stuff...” ISBN 10: 0340708018

Carlson Richard “Stop Thinking & Start Living” ISBN 0722535473

Carson Rick "Taming Your Gremlin" (Illustrated by Novle Rogers) ISBN 0060520221

Carrington Patricia “The Power of Letting Go" ISBN 1843330121

Celtic Sounds – Inspired by tales of Middle Earth (2 CD Music Set)

Chopra Deepak "Journey into Healing" ISBN 0712674810

Chopra Deepak "The Way of the Wizard" ISBN 0712672079

Chopra Deepak "SynchroDestiny" ISBN 1844132196

Chopra Deepak “The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success” ISBN 059304083X

Cohen Ken "Taoism" (4 CD's & 32 page Study Guide - Running Time 4.5 Hours) ISBN 1591792940

Cole-Whittaker Terry “What you think of me is none of my business” ISBN 051509479X

De Bono Edward "Edward de Bono's Textbook of Wisdom" ISBN 0670870110

De Mello Anthony “The Way to Love - The Last Meditations of Anthony De Mello” ISBN 10: 038524939X

Dyer Wayne “Your Erroneous Zones” ISBN 0751504556

Dyer Wayne "How to get what you really, really, really, really want" & "Improve Your Life with the Wisdom of the Ages" DVD

Dyer Wayne 2 DVD Set - The Power of Intention LIVE public television special presentations

Emoto Dr. Masaru “The Hidden Messages in Water” ISBN 1582701148

Epictetus "A Manual for Living" by Labell Sharon ISBN 0062511114

Feldman Christina “The Buddhist Path to Simplicity” ISBN 10: 0007119070

Feldman Christina “Principles of Meditation” ISBN 0722535260

Feldman Christina “Silence” ISBN 1930485034

Field Lynda “Instant Life Coach - 200 Brilliant Ways to Be Your Best" ISBN 0091906709

Field Lynda "365 Inspirations for a Great Life" ISBN 0091887577

Freke Timothy "The Zen Card Pack (64 page book with 30 Koan Cards - ISBN 1556706510)

Gauding  Madonna "Six Keys to Buddhist Living" ISBN 1841812528

Gelb Michael "How to think like Leonardo Da Vinci" ISBN 0007169655

Goble Eileen "Gift from an Angel" ISBN 0958657009

Gyatso Geshe Kelsang "Transform your life - A Blissful Journey" ISBN 0948006757

Hanh Thich Nhat & Anh-Huong Nguyen "Walking Meditation" ISBN1591794730 (1 CD, 1 DVD & 1 Book)

Hawkins David “The Eye of the I - From Which Nothing is Hidden” ISBN 0964326191

Hawkins David “Power versus Force” ISBN 0964326116

Hodge Stephen “Zen Master Class – A Course in Zen Wisdom from Traditional Masters” ISBN 1841811173

Hoff Benjamin "The Tao of Pooh and Te of Piglet" ISBN 0416199259

Jeffers Susan “Feel the Fear & Do It Anyway” ISBN 0712671056

Jeffers Susan “The Little Book of Confidence” ISBN 0712608265

Kabat-Zinn Jon “Mindfulness for beginners” ISBN 1591794641 (2 CD Set)

Katie Byron “Loving what is” ISBN 0712629300

Keith Kent M "Anyway - The Paradoxical Commandments" ISBN 10: 034082901X

Krishnamurti Jiddu "Think on These Things" ISBN 10: 0060916095

Krishnamurti Jiddu "Truth is a Pathless Land" ISBN-10: 1591790670 (2 CD's 2.5 hours)

Lama Dalai "The Dalai Lama's Little Book of Inner Peace" ISBN 0007172850

Lama Dalai “Living Wisdom” by Don Farber and The Dalai Lama ISBN 1591794579

Mandino Og “A Better Way to Live” ISBN 10: 0553286749

Mann Robert & Youd Rose "Buddhism: The Plain Facts" ISBN 0-9511769-7-8

Marshall Joseph M. III "Keep Going - The Art of Perseverance” ISBN 1591794692 (4 CD Set)

Mata Sri Daya "Enter the Quiet Heart" ISBN 087612175X

Matthews Andrew “Being Happy” ISBN 9810006640

Matthews Andrew "Happiness in a Nutshell" ISBN 0957757263

Norris Gunilla "Inviting Silence" ISBN 1844135756

Paulus Trina "Hope for the Flowers" ISBN 10: 0809182491

Peale  Dr.Norman Vincent "The Power of Positive Thinking" ISBN 0762412550

Pilgrim Peace “Peace Pilgrim - Her Life & Works in her own Words” ISBN 10: 0943734290

Pilgrim Peace "Steps Towards Inner Peace" ISBN 10: 094373424X

Risner Nigel "The Impact Code - Live the life you deserve" ISBN 1841127167

Robbins Tony “Get the Edge” Audiobook

Robbins Tony “Notes from a friend” ISBN 074340937X

Ruiz Don Miguel “The Four Agreements” ISBN 1878424319

Shapiro Debbie “Your Body Speaks Your Mind” (Book & CD) ISBN 1591794188

Sharma Robin “Discover Your Destiny with the Monk Who Sold his Ferrari” ISBN 0007195710

Sharma Robin “Who Will Cry When You Die?” ISBN 1401900127

Tolle Eckhart “The Power of Now” ISBN 0340733500

Tolle Eckhart “Practising the Power of Now” ISBN 0340822538

Tolle Eckhart “Stillness Speaks” ISBN 0340829745

Tolle Eckhart “What is meditation?” DVD

Tolle Eckhart "The Flowering of Human Consciousness" (2 DVD's 3.5 Hours)

Wilson Paul "The Little Book of Calm" ISBN 0140285261

Wilson Stanley D "Qi Gong for Beginners" ISBN 0915801752

Wolinsky Stephen DVD (2.5 Hours) “I am that I am” The teachings of Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj

Yogananda Paramahansa “Sayings of Paramahansa Yogananda” ISBN 0876121164

Yogananda Paramahansa “Autobiography of a Yogi” ISBN 0876120796

Yogananda Paramahansa “Where There Is Light” ISBN 0876122764

Six Book Plan to get you out of a rut for good with a suggested reading order


"Stop Thinking & Start Living" by Richard Carlson ISBN 0722535473

"Your Erroneous Zones" by Wayne Dyer ISBN 0751504556

"A Manual for Living - Epictetus " by Sharon Labell ISBN 0062511114

"The Way to Love - The Last Meditations of Anthony De Mello" ISBN 10: 038524939X

"Feel the Fear & Do It Anyway" by Susan Jeffers ISBN 0712671056

"Loving what is" by Byron Katie ISBN 0712629300


One to read any time:


“The Power of Now” by Eckhart Tolle ISBN 0340822538

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