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By Chistopher O. | Strong Female Leaders | Reading Time: Five Minutes

Mindfulness is a person's ability to be fully present to what is happening. Mindlessness, then, happens when our minds wander off. soon, we lose touch with everything around us, and start worrying about the future, sulking in the past, and grow negative in attitude. Being mindful can help us become better at our relationships, careers and life. If you are looking for ways to become more mindful, the books below are great ways to start. Not only do they help you become more mindful, they are enjoyable reads as well.

Top 5 Servant Leadership Books by Women
1) Think Like a Monk: Train Your Mind for Peace and Purpose Every Day by Jay Shetty
Social media expert and the host of the no. 1 podcast on purpose, Jay Shetty, shares the timeless wisdom that he learned from living as a monk and provides practical steps that help us live more mindfully and meaningfully. In the book, you will learn how to overcome anxieties, avoid becoming too critical, conquor fear, learn more, and find the purpose of living. With the hope to inspire and empower others, Shetty wrote and published THINK LIKE A MONK in order to inspire and empower others too improve people's lives and relationship with others.
If you feel stressed, pressured and constantly unhappy, then this books can be a way to initiate a better and healthier lifestyle.
2) The Mindful Self-Compassion Workbook: A Proven Way to Accept Yourself, Build Inner Strength, and Thrive
In this science-based workbook, you will find a step-by-step method for creating a life of self care and self love. Often, we are kinder to others than to ourselves, and such practice and mindset will only destroy our own self esteem. By motivating and teaching ourselves to cultivate our own well-being, we can become better, stronger and more empowered. Self-compassion isn't selfish. Instead, it allows you to grow into a stronger person who can then lift others up.
3) The Book of Joy: Lasting Happiness in a Changing World by Dalai Lama, Desmond Tutu and Douglas Carlton Abrams
In April 2015, Archbishop Tutu met up with Dalai Lama to celebrate to not only celebrate Dalai Lama's eightieth birthday but also to write a book that they would present as a gift to others. They turned their own life experiences into the answer to a burning question that many of us have: how to find joy in life? From intimate personal stories to spiritual guidances to ways to find joy during despair, this books offers a way to find "true joy" when confronted with life's inevitable tragedies. Not only is this book a rare opportunity for two unique and amazing minds to collaborate, it teaches lessons that we can pass on to the next generation. Most importantly, it helps us navigate through a world of angst, hurt and dissapointments and find meaning and happiness.

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