Out of the hundreds, probably thousand plus books I have read, the one that stands out and has affected my life more than any other is Eckhart Tolle’s The Power of Now.
“Many humans live virtually with a mind that has taken possession of them, pretends to be them, and they’re stuck with it without even knowing it. IF they knew it, it would be the BEGINNING OF FREEDOM. They don’t know it and if you tell them they are, they get ANGRY. But, they don’t, their mind does because it feels threatened. So there are still humans who won’t hear this. They can’t hear this because immediately they would feel threatened by it because they are totally, totally possessed by the mind. ” — Eckhart Tolle