- Aug 02, 2022
One major thing when it comes to helping yourself is understanding the key to everything is introspection. Books have been there from the beginning of time to find answers to gain knowledge to deliver knowledge and sometimes simply to get lost in a fairy tale world.
And when it comes to helping books, the world has more self books than a human can read in a lifetime. So, when you pick up one of these books you must know how authentic it is. It will be a key to understanding yourself better which is you can not just rely on any random book that talks about you can get you to get get your life together.
Some of the self-help books are extraordinary. It’s about understanding self and understanding others but always remember to start from SELF then move on to understanding others. Here is a list of the best self-help books to read.
1. Relentless: From Good to Great to Unstoppable by Tim Grover
Tim Grover is a trainer who trained world-class athletes like Kobe Bryant, Michael Jordan, and Dwayne Wade. He talks about three kinds of people in his book. The coolers are described as followers. The Closers who will step up but only when the opportunity arises and the cleaners are the ones who will stand up no matter what the situation is. Tim talks about how to go from coolers to the cleaners. Although, some people do like living as coolers in case you want to achieve greater heights this book can help you figure it out.
2. Daring Greatly by Brene Brown
If you are struggling with fundamental issues and you want to start from the ground this is the book you need to read. This is a classic and we all know. Classics are classics for a reason and that is they make sense and they work. Brene Brwon says “Vulnerability is our most accurate measure of courage”. The book talks about our lack of self-worth and struggles with shame. A lot of people think they are not worthy and deal with a lack of self-esteem. The book talks about how the vulnerability is essential to opening up and building self-esteem.
3. The Power of Positive Thinking by Dr. Norman Vincent Peale
This is one of the best self-help books to read of all time, from the early 1950s that talks about self-improvement as a whole. The very basic mantra of self-improvement is positive thinking which is always overlooked and is so underrated. There are so many topics in this book that you will read about in a lot of other books as well because when it comes to self-help and growing and healing, the main key is having a positive attitude towards life. To look on the brighter side of bad situations and bad times. The basic concepts that this dr. Peale talks about are self-confidence and an optimistic mindset.
4. Rich Dad, Poor Dad by Robert Kiyosaki
Rich Dad, Poor Dad is a book about financial literacy in the simplest words. It enlightens you with principles for a better life in financial terms and how to deal with money. The book uses the terms rich dad and poor dad to explain it’s various principles. Very good teaching from this book is that people who aren’t good with money chase it and people who are good with money learn how to make money work for them. They are all general lessons but that does not make them any less valuable. So, if you are looking for a self-help book to improve your financial knowledge this is the perfect book to start from.
5. The Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle
If you want to learn about spirituality and learn how to practice it to transform your own life, Tolle’s The Power of Now is where you should start from and we guarantee you you can’t really go wrong with it. Tell writes how it is all about one step at a time when it comes to transforming your life from inside out and how introspection and insight can go a long way and serve you for your entire life.
6. The Alchemist by Paulo Cohelo
If you are a reader there is no way you have not heard the name of Paulo Cohelo. Paulo Cohelo is one of a kind. But he writes fiction so why is a fictional book on your list of best self-help books to read. The Alchemist is a book that will make you ask a lot of questions to yourself in terms of life and spirituality. The main character Santiago takes you with him on a journey of discovering what you are meant to do what you are meant to become (and even though a lot of things a metaphorical but if you can make sense out of them you’ll realize how perfectly they fit in general life’s struggle. If you can understand it, this will have the power to change the way you see life. Quite literally.