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5 Must Read Books to Boost Your Productivity and Performance

Getting to grips with your mind to boost your productivity and well being is our theme for the month here at Potential Psychology.

To make sure I was up-to-date on the latest research on how our mind affects our productivity - and happiness - I turned to the experts.

Here are the latest books in my reading pile.

6 Psychologist Recommended Books for Easier Parenting

6 Psychologist Recommended Books for Easier Parenting

I’m often asked by fellow parents, blog readers and podcast listeners for book recommendations. I have my favourites but when I need a recommendation for parenting books I look beyond my library and crowd source from my colleagues who specialise in kids and parenting.

Looking for tips on

  • getting kids to listen?

  • helping them to thrive?

  • dealing with tempers, tantrums and big emotions?

  • discipline without destruction?

  • or just staying sane while you do the best you can?

Here are six excellent and entertaining books recommended by psychologists for parents.

Busy For The Sake of Being Busy: how I finally started writing my book

Do you ever feel like you're busy for the sake of being busy? I know I do. Here's how I finally overcame that. In this article, I talk about what happens when you're just filled to the brim with ideas but get so overwhelming that you never get around to starting and how I overcame that to finally get started on writing my book.

My Top 5 Easy Mindfulness Books

My Top 5 Easy Mindfulness Books

Words can't describe a feeling nearly as well as your body lives it.  Which makes books about mindfulness seem a little moot, but we need books to learn and to understand.  We need books to help us begin.

So here are my top 5 easy to understand mindfulness books. 

5 Books for the Entrepreneurs

5 Books for the Entrepreneurs

Next month marks 14 years since I became a business owner.  In April 2002 I decided that there were no forms of 'employment' that suited me or my goals.  I applied for an ABN (Australian Business Number), conjured up a business name (that I still love today) and I set out to make myself an income on my own terms. I had very little idea how I was going to do it but for the past 14 years I have figured it out, year by year, month by month and sometimes day by day.