Coronavirus Guide: Top 5 Self Help Books To Read During Pandemic Lockdown Days

Coronavirus Guide: Top 5 Self Help Books To Read During Pandemic Lockdown Days

Sometimes you need to reignite the passion and get hold of some mind-blowing ideas to personally groom yourself into great human beings. An idea that can change your life. An inspiration that would give you reasons to do something inspirational! A motivating factor that could educate and empower you. The right time is now. When the entire world is stranded and in pandemic lockdown mode due to the COVID-19.

Perfect time to get learning on some inspirational stuff. What else than books help you achieve this. A self-help book that would give you a step-by-step action plan and also ideas! This can really help you spend your time well during the pandemic lockdown. Also, help you cultivate positive thoughts and give you direction to deal with the battles which soon get thrust upon you once the pandemic lockdown is over.

Well, you must be thinking about where to begin? We have compiled a list of the 5 best self-help books for you to have a good read!

5 Best Self Help Books To Empower You During Pandemic Lockdown

Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill

Think and Grow Rich During Pandemic Lockdown

A book was written in 1937 which is years ago from today. Even if this book references the history of old-fashioned methods, the basic principles are based on human nature still true to this date! The book not only teaches you to improve your income but also the mantra to succeed in any line of work! A classic with 100 million copies sold worldwide, this book will certainly linger for a longer time!

Important Lesson: The “Philosophy of Achievement” in life is presented in the form of 13 principles in this book asserting its readers that to propel to greater heights one needs to discard negativity and embrace desire, faith, and persistence! This book is really handy in times of the worst economic slowdown.

The Secret by Rhonda Byrne

The Secret by Rhonda Byrne During Pandemic Lockdown

A best-selling self-help book based on the film released earlier of the same name. The book is based on the Pseudo-Scientific law of attraction which asserts that positive thoughts owned by one can influence and change the world directly! The book has sold over 20 million copies worldwide and has been translated in 50 languages! The secret has grabbed good customer reviews and is a must-read!

Important Lesson: The book suggests that thinking about something will make the universe make it happen to your life! 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! So, ask for Corona to Go and believe in your prayers and in no time, this will end. 

The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck by Mark Manson

The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck by Mark Manson

Published in 2016 this self-help book is a Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life! Mark has taken a realistic approach, suppressing thoughts of positivity so promoted by other authors! He sees the culture of mindless positivity as not helpful at all to most people. By quoting his own personal experiences in a harsh tone, he argues that facing life’s struggles are better than the quest for happiness! The author has shown with honesty a way that is progressive leading you to self-love. 

Important Lesson: This book will not give you a feeling of sipping tea on the bed, being cozy on any given day instead it will punch you on your face with reality served with cuss words! The author states that there is absolutely nothing that can empower you but you yourself by hugging your fears and problems instead of running from them. When you cannot change things, it is better to accept it!

The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari by Robin Sharma

The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari During Pandemic Lockdown

This self-help book was published in 1997 and has sold more than 3 million copies till now! The book has been translated into more than 70 languages and launched over 50 nations. The book covers about a protagonist who was a rich and successful lawyer and 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 receiving nourishment from nature!

Important Lesson: This is a remarkable book that teaches about living your dreams and leads you to a path of joy and inner peace. It gives 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 follow your true calling! Much needed thinking of the current scenario. 

How to Win Friends & Influence People by Dale Carnegie

How to Win Friends & Influence People by Dale Carnegie

One more from the 1930s, this book gives great insight into tools that will be helpful in handling people. It will guide how to become a great leader, winning friends and successfully managing home life! It will show you older ways of influencing people by being a delightful human who can make others feel good. Some valuable advice penned there to inculcate habits that make you recruit people to your cause!

Important Lesson: The book will help you get out of your mental blockage and gift new thoughts and ambitions, which when made a habit will make you popular and friendly! You will also be able to make people think from your perspective and have a smooth, argument free human bonding. 

Do not worry if you do not have the actual books with you and thinking about where to buy them. Since Amazon and shops are all closed due to this pandemic lockdown. Everything is online these days, so are these books too!! 

Happy Reading!!


Mother of two (Four Legged Golden Retriever called Buddy & human child Vivaan), she feels blessed to have pursued the joys of writing leaving her career as an operations lead with an MNC. Singer, Dancer, Reader, Writer, Thinker, Believer, Day Dreamer, and now Blogger, she is her ever-smiling self always. She also writes for parenting and HR&A related topics for various other websites and dreams to write a book someday.

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