The ability to nurture and sustain healthy relationships isn’t an innate talent — it’s an obtained skill. That is why some people make a relationship last till the end, while others can’t keep it despite anything. In the end, it all comes down to constant learning, both from your own experience and other sources of knowledge.
For this reason, we have prepared a special book list for you to finally decode the ‘L’ word. And for making it happen as soon as possible, check out 15-min summaries of these titles on the Headway app.
Go on reading and accept the challenge to start loving better and stronger!
Day 1. The 5 Love Languages: The Secret to Love that Lasts by Gary D. Chapman
There are five so-called languages that people use to express or accept love. Yes, you’ve read it right. Usually, every person uses just one of them mostly. Consequently, it is crucial to figure out what language you and your loved ones operate with to build an unshakeable bond.
In his book, The 5 Love Languages: The Secret to Love that Lasts, Gary D. Chapman explains every one of them. You will also find some practical tips on applying these love languages to your relationships. It’s time for love to flourish!
Day 2. The Mastery of Love: A Practical Guide to the Art of Relationship (A Toltec Wisdom Book) by Don Miguel Ruiz
Love is one of the primal feelings that people praise throughout history. And while most people are aware of greek and roman philosophy behind romance, they are less likely to be familiar with the Toltec approach to it.
The Mastery of Love by Don Miguel Ruiz will teach you about ancient Toltec perception and spirituality that will change your view of love. In this book, you will discover new sources of this special feeling that will never dry out.
Day 3. You’re Not Listening: What You’re Missing and Why It Matters by Kate Murphy
“You hear me, but you don’t listen!” Have you ever received this phrase from someone? It is unequivocally crucial not only to deliver your thoughts clearly but also to be a good listener. But, unfortunately, so many people want to talk, while very few want to listen! And we are all suffering from this lack of empathy.
For this reason, You’re Not Listening is a great choice. It will explain why we became so talkative, how to be good at listening to interlocutors, and get rid of wordiness. When you engage with someone, your behavior does two things — it either helps or hinders your understanding and then strengthens or weakens the relationship. Ready to become the most fantastic listener in everyone’s life?
Day 4. Love 2.0: How Our Supreme Emotion Affects Everything We Feel, Think, Do, and Become by Barbara L. Fredrickson
Do you find yourself putting in a lot of effort and still not getting what you want? Probably it’s because you’re channeling your energy in the In her book Love 2.0, Barbara L. Fredrickson explains how love works and what it does to our health once we are head over heels for someone. Are you ready to discover surprising facts about those butterflies in your stomach?