BOOKS: Steve’s Reading List

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These are the books that are in the queue to read next. If you have any other recommendations on Business, Wellness, Mindset or Body, please share by commenting on this post!

Click on the book to go to Amazon for more details. Once I’ve read one of these, they will move to the Recommended Posts (If they’re good) – Nutrition / Wellness / MicrobiomeMindset / Habits / RelationshipsBodybuilding / Mobility / Injury & Modern Business / Entrepreneurship.

Currently Reading…


Transcend: The New Science of Self-Actualization
Transcend: The New Science of Self-Actualization

Reading List


  1. Head Strong: The Bulletproof Plan to Activate Untapped Brain Energy to Work Smarter and Think Faster-in Just Two Weeks – Dave Asprey
  2. Healthy Gut, Healthy You: The Personalized Plan to Transform Your Health from the Inside Out – Dr Michael Ruscio
  3. Mindfulness for Health: A practical guide to relieving pain, reducing stress and restoring wellbeing – Vidyamala Burch
  4. The Non-Tinfoil Guide to EMFs: How to Fix Our Stupid Use of Technology – Nicola Pineault
  5. Eat Rich, Live Long – Ivor Cummins
  6. The Hungry Brain: Outsmarting the instincts that make us overeat – Dr Stephan Guyenet
  7. Dirty Genes: A Breakthrough Program to Treat the Root Cause of Illness and Optimize Your Health – Dr. Ben Lynch



  1. Find Your Why: A Practical Guide for Discovering Purpose for You and Your Team – Simon Sinek
  2. The Mask of Masculinity: How Men Can Embrace Vulnerability, Create Strong Relationships and Live Their Fullest Lives – Lewis Howes
  3. The Talent Code: Greatness isn’t born. It’s grown – Daniel Coyle
  4. The 5 Love Languages – Gary Chapman
  5. Tools of Titans: The Tactics, Routines, and Habits of Billionaires, Icons, and World-Class Performers – Tim Ferriss
  6. The Little Book of Talent: 52 Tips to Improving Skills – Daniel Coyle
  7. The Daily Stoic: 366 Meditations on Wisdom, Perseverance, and the Art of Living – Ryan Holiday
  8. The Inner Game of Tennis: The ultimate guide to the mental side of peak performance
  9. The Little Black Book Of Workout Motivation – Mike Matthews
  10. Get Out of Your Own Way: The 5 Keys to Surpassing Everyone’s Expectations – Robert K. Cooper
  11. Code of the Extraordinary Mind – Vishen Lakhiani
  12. Mastery – Robert Greene
  13. Atomic Habits: An Easy and Proven Way to Build Good Habits and Break Bad Ones – James Clear
  14. Extreme Ownership – Jocko Willink
  15. Can’t Hurt Me: Master Your Mind and Defy the Odds – David Goggins
  16. The Power of Now: A guide to spiritual enlightenment – Eckhart Tolle
  17. 10% Happier: How I Tamed the Voice in My Head, Reduced Stress Without Losing My Edge, and Found Self-Help That Actually Works – Dan Harris
  18. Dare Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead – Brené Brown
  19. Rejection Proof: How to Beat Fear and Become Invincible – Jia Jaing
  20. Untethered Soul: The Journey Beyond Yourself – Michael Singer
  21. Meditations – Marcus Aurelius
  22. Stillness is the Key: An Ancient Strategy for Modern Life – Ryan Holiday
  23. Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World – Cal Newport
  24. So Good They Can’t Ignore You – Cal Newport
  25. 4 Disciples of Execution: Achieving Your Wildly Important Goals – Sean Covey
  26. Brain Wash: Detox Your Mind for Clearer Thinking, Deeper Relationships and Lasting Happiness – David Perlmutter
  27. Mindf*ck: Inside Cambridge Analytica’s Plot to Break the World – Christopher Wylie
  28. The Fear Bubble: Harness Fear and Live Without Limits – Ant Middleton
  29. Man’s Search For Meaning: The classic tribute to hope from the Holocaust – Victor Frankl


Modern Business / Entrepreneurship:

  1. Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion – Robert B Cialdini
  2. Setting the Table: The Transforming Power of Hospitality in Business – Danny Meyer
  3. Delivering Happiness: A Path to Profits, Passion and Purpose – Tony Hsieh
  4. One Hundred Thirteen Million Markets of One: How the New Economic Order Can Remake the American Economy – Chris Norton
  5. Perennial Seller: The Art of Making & Marketing Work that Lasts – Ryan Holiday
  6. Simple Numbers, Straight Talk, Big Profits! – Greg Crabtree
  7. Getting Everything You Can Out Of All You’ve Got: What To Do When Times Are Tough – Jay Abraham
  8. Money: Master The Game – Tony Robbins
  9. Lean Startup: How Constant Innovation Creates Radically Successful Businesses – Eric Ries
  10. The Pirate’s Dilemma: How Youth Culture Is Reinventing Capitalism – Matt Mason
  11. The Hard Thing about Hard Things – Ben Horowitz
  12. When I Stop Talking, You’ll Know I’m Dead: Useful Stories from a Persuasive Man – Jerry Weintraub
  13. The Dip: The extraordinary benefits of knowing when to quit – Seth Godin
  14. Never Split The Difference: Negotiating as if Your Life Depended on It – Chris Voss


Bodybuilding / Mobility / Injury:

  1. The Mind/Body Prescription John Sarno
  2. The Diabetic Muscle and Fitness Guide – Phil Graham
  3. The World’s Fittest Book: from the Strongman Swimmer – Ross Edgley



  1. A Billion Wicked Thoughts: What the Internet Tells Us about Sexual Relationships – Ogi Ogas
  2. Lessons of History – Will Durant
  3. Outliers: The Story of Success – Malcolm Gladwell

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