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Ellany Lea

I read AND implement a book per week to embody the freedom at the intersection of: entrepreneurship, enlightenment, and enchantment. May these beloved books comfort and champion you to live equally free.


Shortcuts • Identity + Courage | Enlightenment + Success​ | Money + Wealth Mastery​ | Peace + Joy | Lifestyle Entrepreneurship | Love + Partnership | Womanhood + Worth | Creativity + Enchantment​​ | Mindset + Leadership | Health + Vitality


Top 10 • all time, all categories


Top 10 • Identity + Courage


By Brené Brown

Dare to Lead: Brave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts.


By Brené Brown

The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You're Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are


By Brené Brown

Rising Strong: The Reckoning, The Rumble, The Revolution


By Brené Brown

Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead


By Elaine Aron

The Highly Sensitive Person: How to Thrive When the World Overwhelms You



By Susan Cain

Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking


By Marylou Kelly Streznewski

Gifted Grownups: The Mixed Blessings of Extraordinary Potential



Top 10 • Enlightenment + Success

By Deepak Chopra

The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success: A Practical Guide to the Fulfillment of Your Dreams


By Caroline Myss

Entering the Castle: Exploring Your Mystical Experience of God


By Caroline Myss

Sacred Contracts: Awakening Your Divine Potential


By Eckhart Tolle

A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life's Purpose


By Marianne Williamson

Tears to Triumph: The Spiritual Journey from Suffering to Enlightenment


By Kristen Neff

Self-Compassion: The Proven Power of Being Kind to Yourself


By Don Miguel Ruiz

The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom (A Toltec Wisdom Book)


Journey of Souls: Case Studies of Life Between Lives


By Gary Zukav

The Seat of the Soul



Top 10 • Money + Wealth Mastery

By Robert Kiyosaki

Rich Dad, Poor Dad: What The Rich Teach Their Kids About Money That the Poor and Middle Class Do Not!


By Marianne Williamson

The Law of Divine Compensation : On Work, Money, and Miracles


By Caroline Myss

Advanced Energy Anatomy: The Science of Co-Creation and Your Power of Choice


By Jen Sincero

You Are a Badass at Making Money: Master the Mindset of Wealth Kindle


By Denise Duffield-Thomas

Get Rich, Lucky Bitch!: Release Your Money Blocks and Live a First Class Life


By Barbara Stanny

Overcoming Underearning(TM): Overcome Your Money Fears and Earn What You Deserve


By Lynne Twist

Unleashing the Soul of Money


By T. Harv Eker

Secrets of the Millionaire Mind: Mastering the Inner Game of Wealth


By Mark Victor Hansen and Robert Allen

Cracking the Millionaire Code: Your Key to Enlightened Wealth


By Mark Victor Hansen and Robert Allen

The One Minute Millionaire: The Enlightened Way to Wealth



Top 10 • Peace + Joy

By David R. Hawkins

Letting Go: The Pathway of Surrender


By Gabrielle Bernstein

May Cause Miracles: A 40-Day Guidebook of Subtle Shifts for Radical Change and Unlimited Happiness


By Eckhart Tolle

The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment


By Brené Brown

The Power of Vulnerability: Teachings of Authenticity, Connection, and Courage


By Barbara De Angelis

Soul Shifts: Transformative Wisdom for Creating a Life of Authentic Awakening, Emotional Freedom


By Dalai Lama, Desmond Tutu

The Book of Joy: Lasting Happiness in a Changing World



By Thich Nhat Hanh

The Heart of the Buddha's Teaching: Transforming Suffering into Peace, Joy, and Liberation


By Amy Cuddy

Presence: Bringing Your Boldest Self to Your Biggest Challenges



Top 10 • Lifestyle Entrepreneurship

By Daniel Priestly

Oversubscribed: How to Get People Lining Up to Do Business with You Kindle


By Timothy Ferriss

The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich


By Barbara Sher

Refuse to Choose!: A Revolutionary Program for Doing Everything That You Love


By Jean-Noël Kapferer, Vincent Bastien

The Luxury Strategy: Break the Rules of Marketing to Build Luxury Brands


By Steve Chandler

The Prosperous Coach: Increase Income and Impact for You and Your Clients


By Chris Guillebeau

The Art of Non-Conformity: Set Your Own Rules, Live the Life You Want, and Change the World (Perigee Book.)


By Marie Kondo

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing

By Natalie Sisson

The Suitcase Entrepreneur: Create freedom in business and adventure in life


By Karen Rauch Carter

Move Your Stuff, Change Your Life: How to Use Feng Shui to Get Love, Money, Respect, and Happiness


By Barbara Stanny

Secrets of Six-Figure Women: Surprising Strategies to Up Your Earnings and Change Your Life



Top 10 • Love + Partnership

By Amir Levine, Rachel Heller

Attached: The New Science of Adult Attachment and How It Can Help You Find - And Keep - Love


By Katherine Woodward Thomas

Calling in "The One": 7 Weeks to Attract the Love of Your Life


By Marianne Williamson

The Enchanted Love Workshop: Building the Inner Temple of the Sacred and the Romantic


By Alison Armstrong

In Sync with the Opposite Sex


By Alison Armstrong

Celebrating Partnership


By David Deida

Dear Lover: A Woman's Guide To Men, Sex, And Love's Deepest Bliss


By David Deida

The Way of the Superior Man: A Spiritual Guide to Mastering the Challenges of Women, Work, and Sexual Desire


By Alison Armstrong

The Amazing Development of Men: Every Man's Journey from Knight to Prince to King


By John Gray

Mars and Venus on a Date: A Guide for Navigating the 5 Stages of Dating to Create a Loving and Lasting Relationship


By Katherine Woodward Thomas

Conscious Uncoupling: 5 Steps to Living Happily Even After



Top 10 • Womanhood + Worth

By Marianne Williamson

A Return to Love: Reflections on the Principles of "A Course in Miracles"


By Marianne Williamson

A Woman's Worth


Elaine Aron

The Highly Sensitive Person in Love: Understanding and Managing Relationships When the World Overwhelms You


By Glennon Doyle Melton

Love Warrior (Oprah's Book Club: A Memoir)


By Susan Forward

Mothers Who Can't Love: A Healing Guide for Daughters


By Sherry Argov

Why Men Marry Bitches: A Woman's Guide to Winning Her Man's Heart


By Tara Mohr

Playing Big: Practical Wisdom for Women Who Want to Speak Up, Create, and Lead


By Elizabeth Gilbert

Eat Pray Love: One Woman's Search for Everything Across Italy, India and Indonesia


By Anna Hunt

The Shaman in Stilettos



Top 10 • Creativity + Enchantment

By Julia Cameron

The Artist's Way: A Spiritual Path to Higher Creativity



By Paulo Coelho

The Alchemist: A Fable About Following Your Dream


By Adam Grant

Originals: How Non-conformists Move the World


By Trevor Noah

Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood


By Jenny Lawson

Furiously Happy: A Funny Book About Horrible Things


By Amanda Palmer

The Art of Asking: How I learned to stop worrying and let people help


By Elizabeth Gilbert

Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear



By Michael Singer

The Surrender Experiment: My Journey into Life's Perfection


By Daniel Goleman

Emotional Intelligence: Why It Can Matter More Than IQ


By Daniel Goleman

Social Intelligence: The New Science of Human Relationships



Top 10 • Mindset + Leadership


By Angela Duckworth

Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance


By Shirzad Chamine

Positive Intelligence: Why Only 20% of Teams and Individuals Achieve Their True Potential


By Jack Canfield

The Success Principles: How to Get from Where You Are to Where You Want to Be


By Greg McKeown

Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less


By Seth Godin

Tribes: We Need You to Lead Us


By Shawn Achor

The Happiness Advantage: The Seven Principles of Positive Psychology That Fuel Success and Performance at Work


By Liz Wiseman, Greg McKeown

Multipliers: How the Best Leaders Make Everyone Smarter


By Charles Duhigg

The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business



Top 10 • Health + Vitality

By Louise Hay

You Can Heal Your Life


By David Deida

Enlightened Sex


By Peter Levine

Waking the Tiger: Healing Trauma


By Arianna Huffington

Thrive: The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Life of Well-Being, Wisdom, and Wonder


By Arianna Huffington

The Sleep Revolution: Transforming Your Life, One Night at a Time


By Andrew Holecek

Dream Yoga: The Tibetan Path of Awakening Through Lucid Dreaming


By Caroline Myss

Invisible Acts of Power: The Divine Energy of a Giving Heart


By Judith Orloff

Positive Energy: 10 Extraordinary Prescriptions for Transforming Fatigue, Stress, and Fear


By Gabor Maté

When the Body Says No: Understanding the Stress-Disease Connection


By Stephen Cherniske

The Metabolic Makeover: It's All About Energy