“And as all have not faith, seek ye diligently and teach one another words of wisdom; yea, seek ye out of the best books words of wisdom, seek learning even by study and also by faith;”
-Doctrine & Covenants 109:7
Recommended Books & Resources
Starting life changing habit probably seems like an daunting task. Where should I begin? What should I do? We thought it would be useful for you to have a list of some of the books, tools, and resources that we have used to help you get started and enhance your Latter-day Mornings.
We’ll add more to it as we also continuously improve our routines, and as such we will reference this page quite often. We recommend bookmarking it for your reference and convenience. Okay, let’s start!
Books & Audio Programs
The Miracle Morning: You’ve probably seen this title numerous times in our blog posts. Written by Hal Elrod, it’s one of the books that started us on this path to creating our own morning routines.
Challenge to Succeed: An audio collection of the best teachings and words of Jim Rohn. In his words, “Ideas can be life-changing. Sometimes all you need to open the door is just one more good idea.” Listen to one of the great teachers of our days and learn some of the ideas that helped shape the Latter-day Morning.
Jim Rohn’s Weekend Leadership Event: An audio production of one of Jim Rohn’s final weekend events, featuring Jim, Denis Waitley, Chris Widener, Vic Johnson, TC Cummings, Brian Tracy, and other great motivational speakers of that time.
How to Win Friends and Influence People: Although it was written by Dale Carnegie back in 1936, the book remains a timeless classic filled with basics about connecting and influencing more people in your life.
7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Another classic, written by Stephen R. Covey, is a bestseller that became a blueprint for personal success and development for many throughout the world.
Business and Entrepreneurship
Rich Dad, Poor Dad: By Robert Kiyosaki, tells of the true story of the different advices Robert received from his two dads—his biological dad, who had great educational achievements, but died poor, and his best friend’s dad, an entrepreneur with few educational merits, but ended up being one of the wealthiest men in Hawaii.
4 Hour Workweek: The bestseller by Tim Ferris that threw the lives of entrepreneurs everywhere upside down. Tim teaches how to escape the 9 to 5 drudgery of life, create a lifestyle that few ever get to realize, and do it by only working 4 hours every week.
The Richest Man in Babylon: One of the shortest personal finance books ever published. Written in a story-form, the Richest Man in Babylon is perfect for beginners and youth looking to change their mindset about how money truly operates.
The Total Money Makeover: By Dave Ramsey. Practical advice on how to destroy debt and safely and surely invest and become rich. Learn about the most common money myths and discover a proven plan that has helped thousands change their lives.
The Book of Mormon: Another Testament of Jesus Christ: A record of God’s dealings with the inhabitants of ancient America. If you don’t already have a copy, you can get one free by going to this page.
On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft: Best selling author, Stephen King’s personal experiences on how he created and transformed his writing style to become one of the most widely-known fiction authors in the world.
Technology, Apps, and Programs
Sleep Cycle: An alarm clock app for both Adriod and iOS that tracks and analyzes your sleeping pattern so that it can wake you up at the best time in your sleep cycle. In a nut shell, never wake up with a groggy feeling again.
f.lux: A free software for almost all major operating systems that makes the color of your computer’s display adapt to the time of day: warm at night and like sunlight during the day.
The Five Minute Journal: Journaling is an important building block in the Latter-day Morning routine. We realize that sometimes having a blank diary can leave us wondering what to write. If that’s your case, the Five Minute Journal takes away that uncertainty and provides you guidelines to follow to help you write down the most important things in your life.
The Secret Weapon: A free guide that integrates the Evernote program into one’s daily life to clear your inbox and always be up-to-date on your tasks, goals, and dreams.
All the resources above are simply our recommendations. They aren’t necessarily the best books or tools, but they are the ones that have influenced us the most. If you have any recommendations of your own, please tell us. We’d love to hear about them. Thank you always, and take care.
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