Everyone wants to be their best self. Sometimes it can get confusing or overwhelming on how to become a better version of yourself whether it’s in relationships, work, or just life in general. There are many self help books out there, but, how do you know which books will really make a difference in your life? Read on to find out the 8 best Self Help books that will absolutely transform your life.
7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey is a game changer. It is one of the most famous self help books out there. Covey talks about the importance of a paradigm shift, and what habits we need to implement in our daily lives to be successful in every aspect of our lives. 7 Habits of Highly Effective People will open your eyes and help you see the world with a new perspective.
Girl, Wash Your Face by Rachel Hollis is THE self book for every woman. Hollis discusses the lies that we tell ourselves and how we hold ourselves back from being who we are meant to be. Girl, Wash Your Face will motivate you to stop listening to all those negative thoughts in your mind and will inspire you to follow your dreams in life, whatever they may be.
By now, you’ve most likely heard about The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck by Mark Manson. It is has quickly become one of the most popular self help books. People of all different careers, genders, and age enjoy this book because of its authenticity. Some people feel that self help books can sometimes feel unrealistic or that they are trying to sell them a false idea of life. But, with this book, it’s about as real as it gets. Manson doesn’t sugarcoat the truth, he just tells it like it is. Throughout the book, he provides proven methods to surviving and thriving, even throughout the hard times. The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck teaches us not to run away from hard situations, but, to face them head online, whilst increasing our resilience. Manson shows us that even though we might not be able to change the situation, we can face it with the confidence that we will get through it, no matter how difficult it may be.
How To Win Friends and Influence People by Dave Carnegie will give you excellent advice on how to become an expert at communicating and collaborating with other people. This book has plenty of great tips, and is especially helpful for introverts. If you’re an introvert, communicating with people may seem like a highly intimidating task, but, this book gives you advice to help you ace that conversation, presentation, party, or anything in between. Carnegie shares different tactics to become skilled at communicating.
Daring Greatly by Brené Brown explores topics that often aren’t talked about in a majority of self help books. It discusses vulnerability, lack of confidence, and a lack of self worth. This book is a refreshing new take on the genre of self help books, and will give you the confidence that you need to become your best self.
The Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle is life changing. It offers insightful advice on how mindfulness can transform your life. Research shows that mindfulness has many wonderful health benefits including alleviating anxiety and depression, increasing awareness and compassion, and helping us see the world in a significantly positive light. Many psychotherapists recommend The Power of Now due to its fantastic advice on dealing with unpleasant emotions and situations. The Power of Now shows us how we can train our brains to see the positive in life, as well as to focus on the present moment.
You Are A Badass by Jen Sincero is the feel good book that you need in your life. Reading it feels like your best friend is giving you a pep talk. Sometimes in life when you’re feeling down or overwhelmed, you just need some positive encouragement. And, this book does just that. It’ll inspire you to be the badass that you are, and go after what you want in life. This book will help you realize that you are strong and powerful, and that there is nothing you can’t do if you set your mind to it.
Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by Carol Dweck helps us realize important things about our mindset and how it has the power to affect our lives. Dweck discusses the two different mindsets, growth and fixed, and helps us understand how having a growth mindset has the potential to completely turn our lives around. This book shows us how much our mindset truly matters and why we should work on having the right mindset in life.