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I am an avid believer in self-improvement as it starves low self-esteem, builds confidence, and sets the stage for success in your career and personal life.
I perform many tasks daily to support my belief, but reading self-improvement books have by far been the most enlightening and have accelerated my personal growth.
In this blog post, I will share 9 self-improvement books that will transform your life forever.
9 Self Improvement Books that Will Change Your Life Forever
Author – Gary John Bishop
Gary is very straightforward as he gives you the tools and advice you need to get rid of the things that are weighing you down and become the truly unfu*ked version of yourself.
Through a series of seven assertions you will realize It isn’t other people that are standing in your way, it isn’t even your circumstances that are blocking your ability to thrive, it’s yourself and the negative self-talk you keep telling yourself.
You Are a Badass
Author – Jen Sincero
“You are a badass is a self-help book for people who desperately want to improve their lives but do not want to get busted doing it.”
Jen Sincero leads you to experience hilariously inspiring stories, great advice, easy exercises, and the occasional swear word.
By the end of You Are a Badass, you’ll understand why you are how you are, how to love what you can’t change, how to change what you don’t like, and how to use The Force to kick some serious ass.
The Power of Habit
Author – Charles Duhigg
Charles Duhigg shares enlightening scientific discoveries that explain why habits exist and how they can be changed.
The Power of Habit contains a compelling argument: The key to exercising habitually, losing weight, being more productive, and reaching success is understanding how habits work.
The Self-Love Experiment
Author – Shannon Kaiser
Too many people believe that they are not acceptable to put themselves first. The Self-Love Experiment remedies this problem.
Shannon guides you through her experiment, a simple plan that gently guides you through the process of removing fear from your thoughts so that you can fall in love with life.
If you want to change your outcome in life, you must first change your daily habits and perception.
Girl, Wash Your Face
Arthur – Rachel Hollis
Each chapter of Girl, Wash Your Face begins with a particular lie Hollis once told herself that left her feeling overwhelmed, unworthy, or ready to give up.
Rachel speaks with the insight and kindness of a BFF, helping women unload the limiting mindsets that destroy their self-confidence and keep them from moving forward.
With faith and tenacity, Hollis encourages other women to live with passion and to awaken their slumbering goals.
Make Your Bed
Arthur -William H. McRaven
“What starts here changes the world,” William shared ten principles he learned during Navy Seal training that helped him overcome challenges not only in his practice and long Naval career but also throughout his life.
He explained how anyone could use these basic lessons to change themselves and the world for the better.
Arthur – Karen Ehman
Building on to The New York Times bestselling book Keep It Shut, Karen Ehman now takes a more in-depth look and offers practical how-to’s that will inspire you to use your words to build, to bless, to encourage, and to praise.
There are forty interactive entries, which include a Scripture verse focus for the day, a story or teaching point, and reflection questions with space for you to write your answers and thoughts.
Contrary to the traditional devotional, the entries in Zip It builds upon each other, equipping you with new habits in how to, or not to, use words.
Get Out of Your Own Way
Arthur – Mark Goulston
Real-world, proven self-help steps show how to change common self-defeating behaviors, including procrastination, envy, obsession, anger, self-pity, compulsion, neediness, guilt, rebellion, inaction, and more.
The Untethered Soul
Arthur – Michael A. Singer
Copublished with the Institute of Noetic Sciences (IONS), The Untethered Soul begins by walking you through your relationship with your thoughts and emotions, helping you uncover the source and fluctuations of your inner energy.
It then delves into what you can do to free yourself from the constant thoughts, emotions, and energy patterns that limit your consciousness.
Finally, with perfect clarity, this book opens the door to a life lived in the freedom of your innermost being.
Self-improvement can be challenging as it requires self-exploration. But be brave because the journey of self-improvement has the potential to increase your self-esteem & self-confidence, ultimately bringing success and happiness to your life.
What self-improvement books have helped you in your life? Leave a comment below.
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