Books to expand your mind are my favorite. Ones that broaden your perspective and understanding of what's possible. That connect you back with that deeper part of yourself that is connected to All That Is.
I've spent the summer reading stacks of books (although several of them were the audible versions, which really helped since I could listen to them while showering or doing chores.
In this week's post, I'm sharing some of my favorite mind-expanding books that will get you excited for what's possible and remind you of what you innately already know on a soul level.
What does reading a lot of books do to your mind?
I saw this question on Quora and thought it was great.
When you understand that you are a creator who can shift your own reality with your thoughts, beliefs, and emotions, you quickly realize how powerful it is to continuously feed your mind with content that reinforces this truth.
Reading a lot of books (the kind that expand your mind and broaden your scope of reality) shifts your life in a way that most people think only happen to the "lucky" or "elite".
But what most people don't understand is that the lucky and elite are the lucky and elite because somewhere along the line, whether it was them or the person who raised them, someone believed they were lucky and/or elite.
Books that remind you of how powerful you are naturally keep you in an uplifted, higher vibrational state. They help you to step back from everything and create rather than react. To see not only yourself but everyone else as powerful, loving, eternal beings walking around here on earth.
You are just automatically expanded in your perception of life.
5 books to expand your mind
The following five books have completely expanded and changed the way I see life. I feel as if the window from which I'm viewing life grew exponentially after reading these books.
I've read a ton of books, lots of really good ones...but these five I couldn't put down. They blew me away. I hope you find them as fascinating as I did.
Case Studies of Life between Lives by Michael Newton, Ph.D.
He accidentally regressed a client into a past life and from there, accidentally regressed someone into life after death. Being an atheist and very left-brained, this work challenged and pushed his own personal limits.
Over a span of thirty years, he ended up regressing thousands of people from all different backgrounds into this place he called "life between lives". What's so fascinating is that they all said basically the same things.
The common sequence is the reuniting with our spirit guide at death, returning to the spirit world, having a soul group "cluster" of souls we incarnate with over and over again, a council of elders who help guide our soul evolution, and then eventually our choosing to return again in a new body.
What really got me with this book was the fact that it didn't matter whether he regressed a male or female, an atheist or a Christian, an American or a Japanese person...they all spoke of the same things when in this place.
I definitely recommend this book in Kindle or paperback form as opposed to audible, because it's not recorded in an easy-to-follow format with all the back and forth session commentary.
The Hidden Keys of Existence That Will Transform Your Life (and the World) by Ziad Masri
Reality Unveiled is a book I'm reading now for the second time, and a book that I've practically forced close friends to read who in turn found it as amazing as I did.
This book delves into about any topic in spirituality and consciousness that you can think of, from scientific proof of the power of the mind to the existence of past lives, near death experiences, the consciousness of all living matter, and extraterrestrial life.
What I like about this book is all of the research the author did and compiled into one place. The first half is all that we have discovered through quantum physics and case studies, and the second half is how to use all of this information to improve your life.
I have this book on audible and while it wasn't read by the author himself, it's very easy to listen to.
A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment by Eckhart Tolle
The Power of Now completely shifted how I view reality. I've added this book to my morning routine and read a page or two every day. The information in this book needs to seep deep down into your mind until you automatically live it by routine.
So many people have read it, but not many people have read it. This is a book that has turned almost cliche by Oprah and the popular media, but is brimming with life-changing material if you actually implement what it explains.
It's all about stepping into a higher place of awareness and observing life rather than being swept up by it. Yes, you are here in this human body, but you are not the human. You are the soul.
The information in this book can make your entire day feel like a meditation. One of pure bliss and peace.
The Astonishing Science of How Your Brain Creates Material Reality by Dawson Church, Ph.D.
Mind to Matter, which I have on audible but want to also purchase in paperback, is a very captivating book. Dawson Church has complied study after study done on the power of our minds and bodies that will really expand what you think is possible for yourself.
I'm listening to this book for the second time because there's just so much to take in that it needs to be read more than once (all of the books on this list need more than one reading to be fully integrated).
But what I really like about this book is all of the peer reviewed scientific studies that he shares. There's not really anything he shares in this book that isn't backed by a peer review study. It's very mind-opening and jaw-dropping, as well as exciting.
Book One by Dolores Cannon
The Convoluted Universe series is definitely for the person who has already read some mind-bending material. Dolores Cannon was a hypnotherapist who, like Michael Newton and many other hypnotherapists such as Brian Weiss, accidentally encountered something unexpected while having someone under trance.
Dolores' work really focuses on the nature of higher reality, including space beings/E.T.s, the ancient history of this planet, parallel universes, consciousness, and explanations for things like Stonehenge, crop circles, and the pyramids, etc.
This specific book is good for audible because the session dialogues are done with different voices so it's easy to follow along, although I don't quite like the female voice reading for Dolores. If you watch interviews with Dolores, she was a very straight-forward, serious woman who looked like most people's sweet granny. But she was definitely not your average granny!
She would spend years gathering information before she would compile it into a book, and would then share the common and similar findings that people would speak about while under trance. Extremely fascinating–enter with an open mind!
Thank you for reading, I hope you enjoyed this article and found a book or two that you're excited to read!
For holistic self-care tips every Sunday afternoon, you can sign up for the Dwell in Magic weekly newsletter.
If you’d like more real life examples of daily self-care, you can connect with me on Instagram.
And if you’d like more direct support and community with like-minded people, come join the Dwell in Magic Facebook group.
Jessica Dimas is the author of Anything Can Be: A Reference Guide for Applying the Law of Attraction.
- 10 Shadow Work Prompts for Self-Love, Letting Go, & Healing - January 22, 2022
- 34 Empowering Self Healing Quotes for Renewed Hope & Joy - January 19, 2022
- 5 Most Helpful Astral Projection Books - December 15, 2021