Rachel Taylor

E: rachel@racheltaylorcoaching.com

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Helpful Books

I read a lot and would like to share some of my favourites, each of which have made a positive difference to my life. All absolutely great reads, full of wisdom, insight and new ways of thinking. Click on the links to find out more.

Career and other transitions

The 100-year Life: Living and working in an age of Longevity (Linda Gratton and Andrew Scott)

Give Up to Get On: How to master the art of quitting in love, work and life (Peg Streep and Alan B Bernstein)

Creating balance in life and work

Overwhelmed: Work, Love And Play When No One Has The Time (Brigit Schulte)

Busy: How to thrive in a world of too much (Tony Crabbe)

Drop the Ball: Expect Less from Yourself, Get More from Him, and Flourish at Work and Life (Tiffany Dufu)

The Subtle Art of Not Giving a Fuck: A counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life (Mark Manson)


How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk (Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish)

Get out of my life: But first take me and Alex into town (Suzanne Franks and Tony Wolf)

Decision making

Thinking fast and slow (Daniel Kahneman)

Thinking in Bets: Making Smarter Decisions When You Don’t Have All The Facts

Harnessing the power of uncertainty

Uncertainty: Turning Fear and Doubt into Fuel for Brilliance (Jonathan Fields)

The Antidote: Happiness for People who can’t stand positive thinking (Oliver Burkeman)

Developing meaning and purpose

Grit: The power of passion and perserverance (Angela Duckworth)

Willpower: Rediscovering our greatest strength (Roy F. Baumeister, John Tierney)

Do More Great Work ( Michael Bungay Stanier)

Happiness by Design: Finding pleasure and purpose in everyday life (Paul Dolan)


Full Catastrophe Living: Using the Wisdom of Your Body and Mind to Face Stress, Pain, and Illness (Jon Kabat-Zinn)

The Power of Now: A guide to spiritual enlightenment (Eckart Tolle)


The Compassionate Mind (Paul Gilbert)

A Manual for Heartache (Cathy Rentzenbrink)