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15 Self-Help Books to Become the Best Version of Yourself

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Improving on yourself as a person is something that we should all continue to do throughout our life. Books can be really inspiring for this in terms of working on self-improvements. There are so many inspiring reads out there so let’s take a look at 15 self-help books to help you become the best version of you possible.

The Magic of Thinking Big by David J. Schwartz

This is the first and oldest book on the list, first published in 1959 but it’s a classic and still holds true. For anyone who wants to improve their life, this book has amazing reviews and boasts to know the secrets of success.

Declutter Your Mind by S.J. Scott and Barrie Davenport

This book teaches you how to overcome mental clutter for a healthier and happier you.

When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing by Daniel H. Pink

There are many benefits to becoming an early riser and this book teaches you all about the importance of waking up early and other time management habits in order to get more done.

The Thriving Introvert by Thibaut Meurisse

This book teaches you that you don’t have to be loud to get noticed, be happy, or make a mark on the world. A must-read for any introverts out there, teaching them how to be happy with who they are.

Atomic Habits by James Clear

Little changes turn into big ones and in this book, James will teach you how to develop small habits for guaranteed self-improvements.

Choose Wonder Over Worry by Amber Rae

While some people are more open to opportunities to others in life, a lot of how well you do is related to your attitude. You will learn all about changing your attitude for success in this read.

Habit Stacking by S.J. Scott

Many small habits are set to bring success according to this bestselling book. S.J. Scott will teach you what these habits are so you can flourish into the person that you are meant to be.

Triggers by Marshall Goldsmith

We are given so many triggers that release positive/negative emotions on a daily basis, most of which we do not even realize. In this book, you will learn how to feed off triggers in order to shape your behaviors.

The Miracle Morning by Hal Elrod

How you start your day shapes the rest of the day and also your life. Discover how to become an early riser and to be as productive as possible in the morning for guaranteed success.

You Are a Badass by Jen Sincero

This no-nonsense book is funny and straightforward. It is really fun to read and will teach you all about self-care, believing in yourself, and so much more.

Let Go by Pat Flynn

If you sit on the fence a lot, it’s time to change that and actually reach your goals. This self-help book signifies the importance of taking actions rather than dreaming and hopefully after you finish reading, you will have the courage to get there.

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

If you have not heard of this mind-blowing book yet, have you been living under a rock? Caring about what other people think is never going to be beneficial and neither is trying to be somebody else. Mark’s very real guide is going to make you look at things in a brand-new light. This is well worth the read if you don’t mind a profanity or two.

A New Earth by Eckhart Tolle

We all go through some kind of suffering at some point but you can learn how to turn your suffering into peace. You will discover some amazing methods to separate yourself from certain emotions and grow as a person.

What Are You Hungry For? by Deepak Chopra

Your relationship with food affects so many different things in life and this book will help you have a better relationship with food. This is a must-read for everyone this year, even if you don’t think that you need it.

Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert

This is an amazing book for creators in all different fields and opening up your creativity if you have been suffering from a mental block. You will learn so much from creating quality habits to unlocking the potential your brain actually has.

The books that have been mentioned can really help you improve your self-care and develop habits like waking up early. They are definitely worth investing in and will make such a difference to your daily life.

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