BOOKS

I read extensively on a wide range of topics (thanks to my miracle morning routine – see The Miracle Morning by Hal Elrod)! Here’s a list of my favorite reads on wellness, positive psychology, and personal development.

POSITIVE PSYCHOLOGY 

Learned Optimism by Martin Seligman
Authentic Happiness by Martin Seligman
What You Can Change and What You Can’t by Martin Seligman¹
The How of Happiness by Sonja Lyubomirsky
Stumbling on Happiness by Daniel Gilbert²
Flow by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
Happier by Tal Ben Shahar

Notes:
1. Martin Seligman is one of the founding fathers of positive psychology, and the previous president of the American Psychological Association.
2. Daniel Gilbert is a Harvard psychologist who has given a very popular TED talk on happiness. His talk has over 14 million views.

NUTRITION

Understanding Nutrition by Eleanor Noss Whitney, Sharon Rady Rolfes, and Ben Whitney (One of the easiest textbooks to understand if you are learning about the basics of nutrition)
The China Study by T. Colin Campbell and Thomas M. Campbell
Whole by T. Colin Campbell
Mindless Eating by Brian Wansink
Eat to Live by Joel Fuhrman
Cooked by Michael Pollan
In Defense of Food by Michael Pollan

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT

Getting Things Done by David Allen
The Organized Mind by Daniel J. Levitin
The School of Greatness by Lewis Howes
The Miracle Morning by Hal Elrod
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey
Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg
Awaken the Giant Within by Anthony Robbins
Unlimited Power by Anthony Robbins

PODCASTS

When it might not be all too convenient to hold a book (e.g. at the gym, on a crowded bus etc.), I listen to podcasts. Here’s a list of podcast series that I am currently listening to.

NUTRITION AND WELLNESS

Food Psych by Christy Harrison (Hosted by a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist. She interviews guests on food, body image, eating disorders and intuitive eating.)

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT

This Is Your Life by Michael Hyatt (Personal and career success)
Optimize by Brian Johnson (Ideas on optimal living)
The Tony Robbins Podcast by Anthony Robbins
The One You Feed by Eric Zimmer and Chris Forbes (Self-improvement)
The School of Greatness by Lewis Howes
The Tim Ferris Show by Tim Ferris

WEBSITES

Mindbodygreen
Greatist
Furthermore
The Chalkboard Mag
Well+Good
ScienceDaily (Scientific research studies)
Psychology Today
Psych Central 
Mindful
 (A non-profit website on mindfulness)
Food Psychology (Research from Cornell University’s Food and Brand Lab)
Precision Nutrition
80,000 Hours (Scientific research on finding a fulfilling, high impact career)

TOOLS

MENTAL HEALTH

Headspace (Guided meditation app)
Calm (Guided meditation app)
Stop, Breathe and Think (Guided meditation app – current fav!)
Moodtools (Self-help app for depression)
Mindshift (Self-help app for anxiety)
Lantern (Mobile app programme for emotional well-being)

NUTRITION

Pantry Directory
List of Health Food Retailers in Singapore
Omada Health (Digital health programme for individuals at risk of chronic disease)

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT

The Five Minute Journal
Self Journal
Coach.Me (Personal coaching app)