Book reading is more than what you do for leisure. Books are a man’s best friends and reading is probably the most common habit that you will find in world leaders. Other than leisure, books are written to instruct, inform and guide the readers and this is why we believe that reading makes for a perfect activity.
The following 9 self-improvement books will keep you engaged and help you improve in many ways.
1. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
Written by Stephen R. Covey
Covey’s masterpiece is much more than what the title says. A complete guide for anyone who believes that life is about constructive changes and wants to work towards it. The book discusses the top seven habits that make a person more effective and successful. It focuses on the change of how we perceive the world and is a must read for everyone.
2.How to Win Friends and Influence People
Written by Dale Carnegie
Probably the oldest classic in the self-improvement books category, the book was originally aimed at the salespeople and how they could succeed. It has a fundamental business lesson that if you want to do a successful business then you have to make it about your customers. It tells how you can brighten up your customer’s day and have a greater personal influence.
3. Eat That Frog!: 21 Great Ways to Stop Procrastinating and Get More Done in Less Time
Written by Brian Tracy
Overwhelmed with the difficult task? This book will definitely help you do it successfully. We are all guilty of procrastination, we know that feeling when time seems to fly, and there is A LOT to do. This motivational book by Brian Tracy teaches the readers about how to break this spell and be more productive. It teaches how to break a larger task into smaller and doable chunks and accomplish it in real-time.
4.Think and Grow Rich: 1937 Unedited Edition
Written by Napoleon Hill
A true masterpiece and one of its kind guide! In this book, Hill explains everything from the basic of planning, decision-making, persistence and execution. Something that makes the book such an excellent resource is that it not only guides you about how to take care of your finances but how to take care of your thoughts and mental health. It is not a ‘read and grow rich’ kind of book but it tells you about the things that matter and are your ‘riches’ in true sense.
5.Mindsight: The New Science of Personal Transformation
Written by Daniel J. Siegel
The book is a unique balance between psychoanalysis, neuroscience, and meditation; a powerful combination of social and emotional intelligence. Every one of us is dealing with a lot of things in our daily lives, this book helps the readers transform t5heir minds and some even claims that it talks to strategies to transform several illnesses also. It has several techniques, explanations, and insights that help readers use their minds in an optimal way.
6.Thinking, Fast and Slow
Written by Daniel Kahneman
Daniel Kahneman is a Nobel prize winner writer and his masterpiece, Thinking, Fast and Slow, is a true and original work of his research that he did in all the years. The book is focused on the influence of psychology on our decisions. It explains that our thinking process is divided into a fast and slow system. The fast system is quick to decide and is more on an emotional side. The slow system is logical and deliberate. Daniel explains how and why the fast system is not successful and the slow system is underused. The book teaches how to use them for your advantage.
7.Perfect Health Diet: Regain Health and Lose Weight by Eating the Way You Were Meant to Eat
Written by Paul Jaminet and Shou-Ching Jaminet
Without a healthy body, you cannot achieve anything. The book is based on nutrition and the mechanics of how to eat a healthy and natural way. The book is based on years of studies and research that explains the natural way of eating. It explains the ideal ratio of starches, vitamins, fat, and carbohydrates. If you are looking for a complete nutritional guide then this book is an ideal fit for you.
8.The Power of Now
Written by Eckhart Tolle
The book is a true definition of inspiration and motivation. It has sold millions of copies and changed millions of lives worldwide. it is based on the concept of mindfulness and how the technique could help you get rid of depression and increase compassion and emotional intelligence. It helps the readers to clear their minds and make the most of the present moment.
9.The Power of Habit
Written by Charles Duhigg
The book is a New York Times bestseller and is a classic explanation of how the habits are formed and how we can change them for good. The book is both an instructional and inspirational guide to know and understand the benefits of forming positive habits. The book has been used by millions of people to learn how to change their habits and be successful.
The list in non-inclusive and adding these titles to your existing self-improvement books collection will help you in many ways.