The self-help section of any book store or library can be overwhelming. You want to change your life, get a new perspective and make some positive steps forward in you life but, where do you start? Which guru, life coach or expert’s advice should you follow?
The following is a list is a great place to start. These books are all inspirational and offer some amazing advice, techniques and ideas that really can be life changing. They range from classic books to newer best sellers but, also has some lesser known titles. However, each one equally offers some life changing ideas. Reading is a great way to expand your mind and with todays technology it is super easy to your hands on some amazing books. Wether you prefer e-books, paperbacks or audiobooks all these titles will be sure you offer you some great ideas to move your life forward.
- Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transform the Way We Live. Love, Parent, and Lead. By Brene Brown
Brene Brown is a very inspirational author. Her books tend to take basic ideas like vulnerability and courage and put a new spin on them. In “Daring Greatly” she focus on taking risks and using our vulnerability to grow and expand in all areas of our lives. She uses real life examples in business, relationships and parenting to demonstrate just how to use our courage to its full potential.
By Janet Switzer and Jack Canfield
This book focuses on how to be successful in any area of your life. The advice offered can apply to anyone who wants to expand their skills, live life on another level or has goal they have the desire to accomplish. It dives deep into things like finding your passion, expanding your career and tackles financial success. If the author’s name sounds familiar its because Jack Canfield is on the people behind the wildly successful and inspirational book series “Chicken Soup For the Soul.”.
3. You Already Know How To Be Great: A Simple Way to Remove Interference and Unlock your Greatest Potential By Alan Fine and Rebecca R. Merrill
If you are looking for a different approach to self-help, this book is for you. The author, Alan Fine uses a technique to unlocking potential and build confidence that is so simple and inspiring. He is straight forward and uses an approach that focuses on overcoming mental blocks that stop success from happening. His ideas can be used in all aspects of life and shows you exactly how to achieve any goals.
Jim Loehr, believes that the stories we tell ourselves about who we are and what has happened to us are what determines wether we are successful, happy and emotionally fulfilled. This book challenges not only how we think but, also how we define ourselves and our lives. He demonstrates why we use these narratives in our lives and how to leverage them to find success and change our world for the better.
This book is amazing for those who need to work on confidence and self esteem. Elaine Aron, is extremely empathic in her approach to self worth and building one confidence. She talks about tough topics like depression and shame and how to change these patterns into something that impacts your life positively. The books shows practical ways to love yourself and honour your strengths to leverage your inner power to make positive changes in your life.
6. You are A Badass : How to Stop Doubting You Greatness By Jen Sincero
For those looking for a no nonsense approach, this book is perfect. Straight to the point and funny, the chapters are filled with everything from inspiring stories to blunt advice. Jen Sincero, holds nothing back and covers a lot of topics like finances, living you dream and creating an awesome life.
7. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People By Stephen R. Covey
“The 7 Habits” is an tried and tested self help book. By focusing on our habits, values and principles this books makes the connection between our character and our success and happiness. The ideas in this book will help you see the world and how you interact with it in a new light. Living by the habits and ideas suggested will help immensely in changing your life for the better.
8. The Untethered Soul: The Journey Beyond Yourself By Michael A. Singer
This books is not your average self help book. If has a deeper and more spiritual approach to traditional ideas about how to reach inner peace and happiness. The undertone of this book is one of calm and peace. It challenges our ideas about self and our own consciousness and shows how to live a life of awareness . It focuses on mindfulness and self awareness and shows use these ideas to help achieve greatness in all areas of our lives.
9. Ridiculous Bliss By Matthew Ferry (Audiobook)
For those who need a dose of happiness and blissfulness this book is amazing. Its fun, lighthearted approach makes self-help easy. It focuses on how to use our thoughts to become happier and overcomes fear based thinking. It covers everything from work, to family and even getting out of debt. Its ideas help with managing stress, runaway negative thinking and worrying thoughts and change your life to one of ridiculous happiness.
10. Think and Grow Rich By Napoleon Hill
“Think and Grow Rich” is a classic self help book. It was written in the 1930s but, the ideas still hold really true in today’s world. It is goal focused and shows readers step by step on how to create a the life of their dreams.This book is one that can be read over and over again and is jammed pack with practical actions steps and ideas. It is perfect for those who are looking for a blueprint for success in business and personal achievement.
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