Sometimes you need to get hold of some mind-blowing ideas to groom yourself and thus transform into great human beings. The need to be inspired and motivated is a pressing requirement day in day out in everyone’s life. How else would you find the zeal to excel, the will to exceed expectations and the energy to succeed in life?
A self-help book exactly does that by helping you groom into a good human by implementing a step-by-step action plan in phases! Reading has multitude of benefits for the body and mind as it is. So, don’t wait … pick up a self-help book to read now. Not sure where to begin from? We have you covered for a list of 5 best self-help books here!
1.Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill
A book written in 1937. Whoa that’s quite some time back! This book references to the history of old-fashioned methods, however the basic principles of the book are based on human nature which keeps it true and useful to current times. The book will teach you on how to improve your income and will give you the secret to succeed in any line of work! 100 million copies were sold of this classic worldwide. This book is for the keeps.
Important Lesson: The “Philosophy of Achievement” is presented in the form of 13 principles for the readers asserting that to propel to greater heights one needs to remove negativity and hug desire, faith, and persistence!
2. How to Win Friends & Influence People by Dale Carnegie
This book from the 1930’s again gives a great insight into tools for handling people, becoming great leaders, winning friends and successfully running your home! The book also shows age-old ways of influencing people positively by making others feel good. Valuable advice penned there to inculcate habits that make you recruit people to your cause!
Important Lesson: The book helps you get out of mental blockage giving you newer thoughts and ambitions inculcating which as a habit will make you popular and friendly! By the end of this book you will be able to make people think from your perspective and have a smooth, argument free human bonding.
3. The Secret by Rhonda Byrne
This book is based on Pseudo-Scientific law of attraction which asserts that positive thoughts can influence and change the world directly! This one is a best-selling self-help book, penned by a female author. The book has sold over 20 million copies worldwide and has been translated in 50 languages! The secret has good customer reviews and is a must read!
Important Lesson: The book states that thinking about something will make the universe make it happen for you! Giving alleged examples of people who have achieved this, Byrne gives a three-step process for achieving it, which is to ask, to believe and to receive!
4. The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck by Mark Manson
Published in 2016 this self-help book is a Counter-intuitive Approach to Living a Good Life! As the name suggests, Mark has taken an alternate approach for this book, suppressing thoughts of positivity so promoted by other authors! The culture of mindless positivism according to him does not work at all for most people. Mark has quoted his own personal experiences in a harsh tone, arguing, thus, that facing life’s struggles is much better than the pursuit for happiness! The author has honestly shown a way which is progressively leading to self-love.
Important Lesson: This book isn’t for the weak-hearted or rather for the ones who prefer wearing rosy spectacles during a turmoil instead, it will punch you on your face with reality served with cuss-words! The author reinstates that only hugging our fears and problems instead of running from them can truly empower us.
5.The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari by Robin Sharma
This self-help book was published in 1997 and has sold over 3 million copies! A personal favorite too, it has been translated in more than 70 languages and launched over 50 nations. The book narrates about a protagonist who was rich and successful as a lawyer until when he collapses of a heart attack! On his way to recovery, he attains spiritual wisdom by visiting the Himalayas being back to life’s basics and getting nourished internally from nature!
Important Lesson: A remarkable book which tells about living your dreams and shows you a path of joy and inner peace. Giving you a step by step approach to change your life drastically with joyful thoughts, self-discipline, courage, valuing time and relationships, the book will encourage you to live one day at a time and not run the rat-race!