You’ve heard it before, and we all know it. Books are a great tool to use to enhance ourselves in a multitude of ways. Not only do books give us the right to humbly brag about our intellectual accomplishments, they also truly help us become better people. Books keep the brain sharp, allow us to expand our knowledge, and inspire us.
If you are looking for a stimulating book that gives you a kick of inspiration, you have come to the right place. Below you will find a list of books that will take you on a journey of..
Let’s connect and appreciate our environment
1. The Hidden Life of Trees
Prepare to open your eyes to the deeper and human-like complexities of a tree. Like us, trees have “daily dramas and moving love stories,” says author Peter Wohlleben. We are only at the beginning of understanding silent languages and nonhuman consciousness. While highlighting these elaborate tree to tree entanglements, Peter invites us to better understand. why we should care more deeply about preserving natural forests.
Become aware of our thought process (time to get woke!)
2. Don’t Even Think About It
Literary pieces on climate change can definitely be a challenging subject to read without wanting to snooze. Obviously, we want to learn more, but sometimes the way we are presented information just doesn’t keep us motivated! George Marshall offers a digestible and insightful look into the physiological factors that drive humans to turn a blind eye to climate change. Don’t Even Think About It is divided into 42 short chapters with about 6 pages per section. This allows our minds to digest the segments in short spurts, and provides us a hit of dopamine more often for completing chapters!
Also, don’t worry, this book is not all doom and gloom. Don’t Even Think About It explores the idea that we are capable of putting aside self-interest for collective and heroic efforts.
It’s time for action! What we can do to help the environment
3. How to Save the World for Free
Want to experience a relatable narrative about combating climate change? How to Save the World for Free is the book for you! Natalie Fee offers a great eco-guide on ways to make small household changes. Her casual yet informative writing style provides a lighthearted and motivating reading experience. Many people can feel overwhelmed at the prospect of making lifestyle changes, and don’t know where to start. Natalie seamlessly walks us through the process by offering practical tips that are totally manageable!