Self-improvement books help you on your journey to personal growth and development. They can help you adopt better habits, adjust behaviors, and set awesome goals. But which books will be the most beneficial to you? You can’t know for sure until you read them, but here are some suggestions to get you started on the right path.
Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones guides you along the path of breaking unproductive behaviors. Throughout your journey, you’ll also learn to adopt healthy behaviors and establish daily routines that will stick with you through time.
Do you remember the Chicken Soup for the Soul series? Jack Canfield created that, but that’s not the only book series he’s published. The Success Principles: How to Get from Where You Are to Where You Want to Be provides readers with 65 methods to transform their lives. If you’re looking for ideas on improving your life and overall success, here’s where to start.
Stop thinking 100% positive 100% of the time: That’s Mark Manson’s mantra. The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life is more about the raw, honest truth of how life sometimes sucks. “Not everybody can be extraordinary; there are winners and losers in society, and some of it is not fair or your fault,” says Manson. What else does he have to offer? Real talk, entertaining stories, and hysterical humor.
If you’re trying to find a better version of yourself, Best Self: Be You, Only Better will definitely steer you in the right direction. Not only will you learn how to be honest with yourself, but also how to identify toxic traits. By the end, you’ll discover which qualities you want to keep and which you want to weed out for optimum growth and development.
Self-improvement books typically don’t stick around for 80+ years, but Think and Grow Rich stands the test of time. Napoleon Hill provides advice for achieving success. Sure, some methods may need modern tweaking, but the basic principles still hold true.
If you are a worry-wart, How to Stop Worrying and Start Living may be the best self-help book for you. Learn simple techniques to pivot your stress, reduce worry, find peace, and live happier. Life is too short for small things to worry you.