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Top 50 Daily Reading Books - Daily Wisdom - Daily Reflections

Updated on December 26, 2014
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There is a Perfect Daily Thought Book for You!

This page will explore the many daily wisdom-thought for the day books available and help you choose the one that best meets your interests and your desires. Started out to be the Top 50 Daily Wisdom books and ended up being over that. I have personally read each of the 'featured' books and used them as daily readers. The additional items (from each author) I have read at least 70% of them and recommend others from authors I enjoy the most.

These make amazing inspirational gifts! But, the gift will mean more if the recipient has told you about a challenge they have. In other words... Don't buy "How to overcome this or that challenge" for someone if they haven't told you they have the challenge. As you might guess, doing so might make them think you are judging them.

Healing is a delicate issue for most of us. But once we know what we are healing from , then, the gifts to help are often accepted with gratitude.

The Top 50 Daily Wisdom Reading Suggestions

You are sure to find one for you or a friend in this vast selection of topics. Continue to discover more Daily Wisdom Readers

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Question -- Time of Day

What time of the day do you prefer to read a daily reader?

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Daily Thought Book Suggestions

Two suggested Ways To Use The Daily Thought Books

One way to use these little gems of wisdom is to take one along with you to read the daily reading when you have a break from work, while waiting for a train or a traffic light, while waiting in the drive through, or any number of 'stopping' points throughout the day.

You may use one book throughout the day and read the daily thought several times, or, you may opt to have a few different books for different times of the day. Depending on your interests, your schedule, your challenges, and your work, you will find that there are specific wisdom of the day books to work well just for you.

Check out the FREE Reader APPS for your computer and other devices that allow you to read KINDLE books without a KINDLE device. Please review all of the categories to find the best type of daily wisdom book for you or for those you care about.

Recovery - When You Quit Bad Habits

Einstien said "Insanity is doing the same thing over and over expecting different results."

Sometimes, change takes time and even an unhealthy habit once stopped want to wedge it's way back into our thoughts and our actions.

These books focus on helping you stay stopped One Day at A Time.

Daily Reflections: A Book of Reflections by A.A. Members for A.A. Members
Daily Reflections: A Book of Reflections by A.A. Members for A.A. Members

The daily thoughts in "Daily Reflections" have long been my favorite. One might think that after nearly two decades of reading the same book 'one day at a time" it would become redundant. NOT SO!

Each day (including this one) the reading seems to be timely, pertinent, important, helpful, and priceless in helping to set the tone for the day.


Daily Reflections - For AA - Alcoholics Anonymous Daily Wisdom Books

Are you or someone you love an EX (ex smoker, ex drinker, ex -insert habit here), What ever behavior is being changed to better your health and well being, these books will help guide you into a healthier thought life.

Some people are saying they love this book even if they are not in recovery. It is inspirational and gives a daily dose of humility, peace, and helps us to let go of the stresses in daily life.

Living The Promises by Jenifer M

Buy one to keep and one or more to gift.

This book would make a remarkable daily reader or a group study companion.

Be Easy on Yourself, give yourself nurturing that will support your new way of life and carry you through one day at a time into freedom.

Thought for The Day

Top 50 Daily Wisdom Books

In this hustle and bustle lifestyle we lead, it is always a good idea to stop for a moment several times throughout the day and touch base with your heart. One way to do this is to connect with a daily thought or a meditation topic that will help you to stop and choose your thinking.

Dr. Norman Vincent Peale said "...a man is what he thinks about all day long."

Mike Dooley said "...thoughts become things, choose the good ones."

We have a choice about what we think. There are numerous ways to effectively instill thoughts that nurture us. One way is by using a daily reflections-daily wisdom book. Each day you will find a new, thought provoking, inspiring reading to guide you through the day.

Calm The Mind -- Open The Heart

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New BOOK -- Billie Hunt Ministries

Take The Journey to Your Dreams

I am personally using this book as a daily workbook / journal for prayer activation (goal achievement). I have previously used other goal achievement processes and have had great results. But this one is even more powerful. I am not only finding my prayers are materializing I am also discovering a more meaningful way to select those prayers. Billie Hunt's book has a way of showing us more about ourselves, our relationship with God, and how we interact with that relationship.

Take The Journey To Your Dreams. What is your dream or untapped talent or gifting? Have you reached a point in your life's journey where you are ready to quit wishing and making excuses and start achieving? If so, this workbook is your jump-start on an exciting, dynamic journey to turning your dream into reality....

Highly Effective People

7 habits,

8th habit,

audio reflections,

daily reflections book...

DAILY REFLECTIONS FOR HIGHLY EFFECTIVE PEOPLE : Living The 7 Habits Of Highly Successful People Every Day
DAILY REFLECTIONS FOR HIGHLY EFFECTIVE PEOPLE : Living The 7 Habits Of Highly Successful People Every Day

Steven Covey and other have covered this topic extensively in series. This series is a set that should be on everyone's bookshelf and more importantly studied by each person who is ever interested in being successful at life.


Daily Reflections for Highly Effective People - Top 50 Daily Reading Books - Daily Wisdom - Daily Reflections

Habits are for adopting. What habits have you adopted into your life?

I didn't realize how often I was reacting to moments in life based on habit. As each of these habits begin to be revealed to me I am better able to make a conscience decision to stop. But, when I remove something I create room for something else. To ensure I will not simply pick up another 'habit' without actually choosing it I believe it works best for me to choose a few habits which will benefit my overall response to moments in life.

Would you consider looking at some proven, inspired, and successful habits?

This was a difficult question to answer at first. I had a few questions of my own. For example:

  • Who proved this?
  • Is this 'inspiration' real or imagined?
  • Who defined success here?

Yes. I am resistant. The answer to these questions is an individual one. I would only suggest we each ask, experience, and ask again. When we find what works... that is our best fit.

I loved both of the prequels to this! So having a handbook of mini-reminders is amazing.

If you enjoyed 7 Habits or the 8th Habit, you are going to enjoy this collection of daily reading (concepts applied to everyday life), workbooks, audio programs, and conversation starter cards.

Mind and Body

Reflections that work well with mind and body work.

By: Rolf Gates, Katrina Kenison, Ming-dao Deng, Jeffrey Brantley M.D., Wendy Millstine, Shams Tabriz, J. Krishnamurti, and Shakti Gawain.

Meditations from the Mat: Daily Reflections on the Path of Yoga
Meditations from the Mat: Daily Reflections on the Path of Yoga

This guide will help you to center yourself and get the most from your moments you can dedicate to meditation. Be still your mind.


Meditations from the Mat - Top 50 Daily Reading Books - Daily Wisdom - Daily Reflections

If you enjoy the concepts of yoga, eastern meditation, zen, or other mind body connectivity, you will enjoy these daily reading materials. Calming and reflective thoughts to guide you through a day of balance and inner peace.

Have you ever heard it is better to have no thoughts at all when meditating instead of having too many unsettling thoughts? Let's face it, we have too much on our minds most of the time. Trying to meditate can be difficult. You've heard "it only takes a few minutes to meditate each day" but the reality is you find yourself 'thinking' about all the things you need "TO DO" instead of pure meditation.

Connecting to self and others, healthy boundaries, self expression, workbooks, daily thoughts, & letting go.

The goal is healing. The process is different for each of us.

The Process is Living

Question -- Who

Who were you browsing the 50 Daily Reader books list for?

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Only You Can Choose

I would like to conclude with a thought.

Over the years I have often discovered books and thought of a loved one who would find it of value to them. I would suggest that when you have a heart reaction and want to provide a resource to someone do three things:

  1. Buy the book (follow your intuition)
  2. Wait before you give it until the person has declared they might have a habit they want to recover from. No one else can choose, judge, or convince another.
  3. Be open to the possibility you will discover that book is exactly right for an entirely different person.

Be well. Nurture your creativity. Take one day at a time.

Did you find a book that meets your needs?

Did you find a book for a loved one?

It would be great to hear from you...

Please rate this page and leave a message here to let us know you dropped by.

© 2008 Deb Bryan

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    Deb Bryan 3 years ago from Chico California

    Hi Sherry. I started writing on Squidoo in 2007. Prior to that I was writing as well. I believe my first online writing experience was in 1999. This hub is one of the pages which Hubpages imported from Squidoo for me. I am new on Hubpages.

    Thanks so much for leaving a note!


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    Ibidii 3 years ago

    Wow Deb you have been writing since 6 years ago! That's great! I listen to the scriptures for my daily devotional and inspiration. I have the Stephen R Covey book in my queue. I can not wait to listen to it! Great list and hubs!

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    Rose Jones 4 years ago

    Back to visit this lovely lens and do a bit more bookmarking. It is very inspirational. I love artmarks comment.

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    happymonkeyz 5 years ago

    thanks for the books recommendations.

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    Deb Bryan 5 years ago from Chico California

    @artmarks: Thank you, ArtMarks. Great advice/quote. Thanks for dropping by and chiming in.

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    artmarks 5 years ago

    Awesome lens with many great books here! There is only one thing you need to know:

    âThe keys to life are running and reading. When you're running, there's a little person that talks to you and says, "Oh I'm tired. My lung's about to pop. I'm so hurt. There's no way I can possibly continue." You want to quit. If you learn how to defeat that person when you're running. You will how to not quit when things get hard in your life. For reading: there have been gazillions of people that have lived before all of us. There's no new problem you could have--with your parents, with school, with a bully. There's no new problem that someone hasn't already had and written about it in a book.â Will Smith

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    Deb Bryan 5 years ago from Chico California

    @Li-Li-ThePinkBookworm: You are welcome! Thank you for dropping by!

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    Li-Li-ThePinkBookworm 5 years ago

    Wow, there are so many books I do not know which one to pick! Thank you for making such an incredible collection for us to go through :)

    Li Li

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    amasonauthor 5 years ago

    Great lens! -Adam J.M. Mason

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    poldepc lm 5 years ago

    great inspirational and motivational lens...THANK YOUR for sharing

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    bilafond lm 5 years ago

    My second visit. Good experience.

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    LadyKeesh 5 years ago

    I will be adding this as a featured lens to some of my inspirational lenses. Please look over my lens and Squidoolike those lens that you like. thanx bunches.

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    bilafond lm 5 years ago

    Great compilation. One of my Lens on 'Pearl of Wisdom' is a good compendium on his thoughts on Wisdom. He was a bipolar and took his life leaving all his written work for me and to me. I am searching and sharing. Hope readers who are looking through your compilation on Wisdom will surely find this worth reading.

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    Gayle Dowell 5 years ago from Kansas

    Great list of inspirational books.

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    Millionairemomma 5 years ago

    These are a great selection of books. Thanks for sharing your lens.

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    Tony Payne 5 years ago from Southampton, UK

    Excellent choice of books. I sometimes wish I had time to read, maybe in another life... Between writing, other things and then A.D.D. which makes me distract myself, I struggle to fit 1/4 of what I want to do in a day. Nicely done, blessed.

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    agoofyidea 5 years ago

    I love these types of books and you have a nice selection. Great job.

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    Rose Jones 5 years ago

    Excellent lens - angel Blessed, bookmarked out to google plus!

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    Sara Krentz 5 years ago from USA

    Excellent lens - so many good choices to peruse.

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    ProfessionalSol 5 years ago

    I love the daily inspiration for young people. I hope to buy this soon!

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    themeanviolets 5 years ago

    Love this Lens. Thanks so much for sharing. God Bless!

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    Michey LM 5 years ago

    Love to read people wisdom, it is always something to learn, and you gave a great collection. Sent Angel dust in your way

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    anonymous 5 years ago

    ....and blessed.

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    anonymous 5 years ago

    Wisdom and reflection are important attributes in our lives and you have collected excellent choices here for those searching at all levels. I feel a little healthier for walking through your library!

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    Kate Loving Shenk 6 years ago from Lancaster PA

    Excellent collection!! Thank you!!

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    top101 6 years ago

    Wow! I'm going to start reading these books.

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    Ladyeaglefeather 6 years ago

    Great lens, thanks for all the helpful book ideas.

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    Scriber1 LM 6 years ago

    I love daily wisdom books. This past year my partner and I worked our way through The Book of Awakening by Mark Nepo and found that a positive insight is a great way to start the day. Thanks for showing me several more options for the coming year.

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    anonymous 6 years ago

    Very resourceful lens... thanks

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    Todayhaspower LM 6 years ago

    Very good lens....lots of great info. Kudos. :)

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    Northwestphotos 6 years ago

    A very thoughtful lens and well done! Thank you!

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    Davidfstillwagon 6 years ago

    Lot of terrific information! great lens!

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    reflectionhaiku 6 years ago

    Very resourceful and inpirational lens. Thanks for sharing -

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    anonymous 6 years ago

    Great books, been reading some of your articles for awhile now throughout my day, gave your lens a 'thumbs up' too!

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    careermom 6 years ago

    nice list... something for everyone

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    Norbert Isles 6 years ago from Philippines

    Nice list; good reference for finding right gift for specific persons. Thank you for sharing.

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    Susan Deppner 7 years ago from Arkansas USA

    Nice selection! I really like the daily reading books for teens. What a great gift to help a young person develop a daily reading habit.

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    Patricia 7 years ago

    Great choices!

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    SofiaMann 7 years ago

    God selections. Thanks.

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    ZablonMukuba 7 years ago

    my favorite book is 7 habits of highly effectiive people, great lens

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    Kate Loving Shenk 7 years ago from Lancaster PA

    Not a bad idea to write your OWN Daily Meditations!! Thanks Deb!

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    kt_glasses 7 years ago

    Great book recommedations here! Thank you for sharing!

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    Deb Bryan 7 years ago from Chico California

    Hello Heather and Eva, Thank you for visiting and taking the time to leave a note. :D I really appreciate it. Heather, I would love to have the link to your Golden Key lens. Sounds wonderful!

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    Heather Burns 7 years ago from Wexford, Ireland

    I read Daily Word, and TUT daily, and love love love Emmet Fox. I have his complete Golden Key on a lens.

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    WhiteOak50 7 years ago

    You have a great selection of books listed here. Well done!!

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    Heather Burns 8 years ago from Wexford, Ireland

    I love this! 5*

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    Deb Bryan 9 years ago from Chico California

    Hello Spirituality, Joan, Jewelsofawe, and BooBooBear! :D Thank you for adding your support and kindness to my lens. I enjoy reading and these books are only a few that I have loved over the years. The E-Reading (below the guestbook) is also a great way to get a Thought for the Day in my Email. It is awesome to get substantial and motivating emails everyday. Sign up for any of them that are inspiring for you. :D

    Thank You again for taking the time to visit and to leave a comment.

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    anonymous 9 years ago

    Thank you for joining the best self help books group!

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    Patricia 9 years ago

    Love this lens!

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    Joan4 9 years ago

    I enjoyed this -- and saw many daily readers I have not seen before, so thank you! Nice lens and super lens idea!

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    religions7 9 years ago

    Wow, you've read a lot :)

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    religions7 9 years ago

    Wow, you've read a lot :)

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    eccles1 9 years ago

    I love this lens!!