You know when they say that books are a man’s best friend, they really mean it? You might not be a fan of books or just like us, you might be a crazy bookworm, but one genre of books that caters to all us humans are self-care, motivational books.
Please don’t judge and draw a strong perception about how they cannot motivate you. They are crafted and written by people who understand the human psyche better than most of us do, and let’s face it, sometimes the advice given by things we read are better than the random, hazardous advices we can get from the internet these days!
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Listicle “Self Motivation Books”
We made a list of 10 self motivation books that can help anyone and everyone to stay high on confidence and keep themselves motivated in today’s stressful life:
1. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
The name of the book speaks for itself. We often think that successful people do different things to become effective in life, however that it not true. They are more successful because of the way they do. You must have heard about this book from a lot of people, time to read it now.
Author: Stephen Covey
2. How to Win Friends & Influence People
Lot of people swear by this Dane Carnegie book which will not only help you get some confidence about your personality, but open new avenues for you if you think you lack the positive mindset to make an impact.
Author: Dale Carnegie
3. The Alchemist
This might be a fictional book but has been on the bestseller list for over a decade and that explains a lot about the effect a story can have on someone. Paulo Coelho explains how a spiritual cord binds us. Highly recommended for people going through an emotional turmoil.
Author: Paulo Coelho
4. You Can Win
This genius script written by Shiv Khera brilliantly explains how success is easily conquered with some mental planning and deliberation.
Author: Shiv Khera
5. Think and Grow Rich
This is more like a self improvement and a personal development book. You know how people believe that it’s not just money but our thoughts that make us rich? It is true. To climb the ladder of success and aiming to be rich, one needs to have thoughts which are rich and positive in nature.
Author: Napoleon Hill
6. The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari
This book has supposedly changed lives and is in fact a personal account of Robin Sharma’s life, the author of the book who decided to give up practicing litigation law at the age of 25. The book explains the success of a lawyer and the richness of a man’s heart. Might really help you.
Author: Robin Sharma
7. As A Man Thinketh
This was published back in 1903 so you should believe that it has a lot of wisdom. It explains the importance of thoughts for being happy and successful.
Author: James Allen
8. Awaken the Giant Within
Do you have problems with taking control of your emotions, mental peace and your life? This book touches all the points one needs to take care of, including dealing with bad habits like drug abuse or excessive drinking.
Author: Tony Robbins
9. The Greatest Salesman in the World
The title might make you mistake it to think that it is a book for people in sales and marketing but no, you might want to hold your paradigm right there. This books tries to teach you a lesson through Hafid, who is a poor camel boy but ends up being successful eventually. Also it teaches you a lot about salesmanship and general business philosophy.
Author: Og Mandino
10. 101 Inspiring Stories.
This is a good pick for those who are not ready to read through an entire book. This book by G. Francis Xavier is exactly what the title says! Short stories to inspire you. So if it’s the Metro that you take to work or a shared cab, read this to keep your calm.
Author: G. Francis Xavier
Self help & self motivation books are a vast genre of different kinds of literature for everyone out there. You just have to pick that thought and guide it to the nearest bookstore, or buy it over the internet.