Sunday, July 19, 2015

Top 5 On The Reading List

We are well into the summer (back to school season soon), and we are currently in the 3rd Quarter of the Year!!! Summer is certainly the season to get the majority of your reading done.
 There is more treasure in books than all the pirate's loot on Treasure Island.   - Walt Disney
Reading has many advantages for young women. While there are beach visits, shopping, dining, exercising, etc., let's not forget to save some of that time for reading. There have been studies that have proven that there is a substantial amount of knowledge loss during the summer. Why? Simply because there is no information being planted into the minds of most teenagers outside of social media happenings and television shows and music lyrics. Even I, as an educator, have to get new and fresh information in the summer to prepare for the fall school season. Reading this summer will prepare young women for the new school year. More information can cause you to reach higher heights in life and embark on more and better opportunities in the future. There are 5 Must Reads for Every Teen Girl (or teen in general) that we will like to share on today's blog.
1. Joyce Meyer- The Battlefield of The Mind for Teens
This book does a fantastic job in helping teens understand how the mind works. It gives insight on how teens can use their thoughts and imagination to overcome challenges and bring great success in their lives.
2. Gifted Hands by Dr. Ben Carson
This is  a great story told about the life of Dr. Ben Carson. Every reader is left inspired by how Dr. Carson didn't allow his hardships and challenges to discourage him from pursuing his purpose.
3. The 6 Most Important Decisions You'll Ever Make by Sean Covey
Mr. Covey sheds great insight on pivotal decisions that every teenager will have to make during their life. He talks about the importance of those decisions and why they matter on the road to success.
4. Attitude 101 by John Maxwell
John Maxwell, one of the gurus on the topic of leadership, explains the role that 'attitude' plays in a person's life and perspective. The reader will begin to understand why one's attitude is one of the driving forces of decisions and/or choices made in his/her life.
5. The Lost Art of True Beauty by Leslie Ludy
In this book, Leslie Ludy so elegantly explains the beauty of innocence and femininity which is something that has been lost in today's generation. After this read, every girl will feel even more powerful and beautiful.
These books can be found on Amazon or in local bookstores. Let's end the summer off right!!!


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