The Habit I Find Extremely Attractive – Mindset Monday

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“The whole world opened to me when I learned to read.”

– Mary Mcleod Bethune

One of my favorite things to do is sit down with a glass of green juice and a good book.

I love reading just as much as I love juicing. Fuel for the mind, body and soul.  

Reading has always been a huge part of my life. It is something that has impacted me deeply and influenced who I’ve become as a person today as well as who I will be tomorrow.  

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I read A LOT. Usually 2-3 books every single week.

There was one time in my life where I was absolutely broke. I had $71 in my bank account at the time and I found a book that I REALLY wanted that cost $20. I remember pulling out the money to pay for this book even though I didn’t know how I was going to replenish the funds.

But I trusted. I had faith that God would always deliver. The book was worth it to me.

No matter how much money you have or how broke you are, you will either be a reader or you won’t.

Nothing excites me more than when I meet someone for the first time and I ask them “What are you reading?” and they respond with something I’ve either read, or something to add to my running list.

When somebody is a reader like I am, that is the most attractive thing in the world.

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“There is more treasure in books than in all the pirate’s loot on treasure island.”

– Walt Disney

Reading is something that I think EVERYONE should be doing EVERY SINGLE DAY.


I find that when I read, I evolve as a person. My perceptions and beliefs change and shift. I become a larger version of what I once was.

When I read, whether about Walt Disney or Steve Jobs or some of the greatest thinkers on the planet, it allows me to see a little piece of who they are. You can take someone’s whole life and condense it down into one book. At least most of the worthwhile parts – good and not so good.

“Reading is a way for me to expand my mind, open my

eyes and fill up my heart.”

– Oprah

The  point of this video and blog post is to help you think a little bit about who you are and what you could do regularly to add value and depth to your life.

I would highly recommend becoming an avid reader if you’re not already. You don’t have to read as many books as I do, but I believe that getting through one good book each month will do wonders for you and your growth and development as a human being.

Commit to an hour a night, or get something like audible and listen while you’re doing chores around the house or driving. It’s a great use of your time!

I promise that as you begin to read, your desire to read more will build into a ferocious appetite. You won’t be able to get enough.

If you ever come over to my house, remind me of my promise to give you one of my books. I love sharing my passion for expansion with others. Books hold a special place in my heart, as do you.

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“I cannot live without books.”

~Thomas Jefferson

Even if you decide that reading isn’t for you, commit to doing something that will improve the overall balance of your life.

It could be writing in a journal.

Spending more time outdoors.

Learning how to meditate.

Picking up a new artistic skill.

Whatever it is…make space for it in your life. Choose to add more value to your everyday and you will look back on a life without regrets and with a great story to tell.

I’m grateful for you.

Always remember, we’re in this together!

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Drew Canole is a rockstar in the world of fitness, nutrition and mindset, with a huge heart for others and doing his part to transform the world, one person at a time.

As the founder and CEO of Fitlife.TV, he is committed to sharing educational, inspirational and entertaining videos and articles about health, fitness, healing and longevity. He is also a best selling author and the founder of Organifi, an organic, incredibly delicious greens powder, chock-full of superfoods to make juicing easy no matter your busy schedule.
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