6 Books You Should Read For Self-Improvement

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Nobody can doubt the old adage which says that the books are our best friends. No matter what mental state you are in or where you are, if there is something that can give you a perfect company in every situation is nothing but books. Life is a journey which is meant for you to understand the tricks and trades of life as it comes your way. And there are some books which can be the perfect guides for you in this journey of life. So which books are we talking about? Here is the list of books you should read for self-improvement.

The 48 Laws Of Power

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This is a book which is penned down by the writer Robert Greene. The book is full of inspirational stories and anecdotes from different perspective of life. The book contains all the motivational quotes, probably the best ones that you could ever read! Right from Goethe to Caesar, from Tsun Zu to the anonymous quotes; this book has everything in it! This book can be an ultimate eye opener for the mankind. It will help you rebuild yourself as an individual and grow in every aspect of life. Truly, this book has the power to empower you to do great things in efficient ways. No wonder why this is one of the most read self-improvement books!

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change

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A book by Stephen R Covey is known for its simplicity and authenticity. The book tells you that different people in the world have different perspective and hence the importance of putting forth your viewpoints is highly essential. Do not curb your ideas. Let them flow. Because these are the habits of highly effective people! This book teaches you the real meaning of wisdom and it is its clarity of explanation which makes it one of the efficient books which most people love to read including the entrepreneurs!

Eat That Frog! 21 Great Ways to Stop Procrastinating and Get More Done in Less Time

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We all know how to procrastinate things. No, do not be ashamed in admitting this as it is one of the most common habits of the people of the present generation. We believe that there is no urgency of doing any work at any stage of time. We procrastinate big time. Read this book by Brian Tracy and you will find a million effective ways to manage your time in a fruitful manner and get the best of both worlds in everything that you do. Tracy has beautifully described how to effectively deal with procrastination before this particular evil paralyses us. It is one of those books which would help you set your priorities right and also teaches you the efficient ways of segregating the important and unimportant tasks accordingly. This book helps you to marginalize your tasks in the optimum way so that you have time for everything and your work never collides with your leisure. This is what makes such books so effective among the readers.

The Attention Revolution: Unlocking the Power of the Focused Mind

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This book is written by Allan Wallace is one of those books which will give you spiritual wisdom and the ability to think wisely. Wallace has focused on the “Shamatha” which is a Buddhist meditation state of mental peace. This mental condition is free from any vague thought or any sort of distractions. This book is a great inspiration for all the young people as it clearly shows the powers and the ability of the human brain to do great things. You will understand your own capabilities when you end up reading this book. One of the ultimate eye opener books that have ever been penned down, Attention Revolution is truly a masterpiece to read!

How to Win Friends and Influence People

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This book is one of the hot favorites for the people of the business world. But the claims and powers of this book is not limited to the business and entrepreneurial class. A juggernaut among all books, this book is the most sought after book for self-improvement. Dale Carnegie penned down this book about 78 years ago in 1936 and this book is still shaping the modern entrepreneurial world. Over 15 million copies of the book have been sold and the numbers are still counting. The book describes how to charm people and influence them for your ideas. Warren Buffet read this book when he was 20 years of age and we all know what he has achieved in life!

Thinking, Fast and Slow

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Author Daniel Kahneman has penned down all his life experiences and his accounts in this beautiful book. How some of the life experiences taught him to think wisely and effectively, is discussed in this book. The author has won the Nobel Prize and that itself speaks volumes for his hard work. So no wonder why this book is a good pick to read for you if you want self-improvement. He is the founder of behavioral economics – the way our psychology affects our decisions – and explains in simple prose how our thinking is divided in two systems: one fast and one slow.

There is nothing better than reading books in your leisure time. Especially if you have such good books which could help you motivate yourself and lead to self-improvement. There is certainly no harm in reading such creative books. Go grab some of them!

About Author

Nikhil Anand is a cricket maniac, a teamman, and a dreamer! He is an engineering student at Christ University, Bangalore and aspires to become a sagacious writer. Apart from writing, he is obsessed with cricket and computer programming. He writes blogs and other stuff to gain cognizance and expertise at writing.

1 Comment

  1. Cameron Thomas on

    A very well considered list there. Thank you for these. I would add To Hold The Sun from Chas Watkins. The author actually wrote this book as a kind of spiritual guide for his children and it is just beautiful throughout. I can’t recommend it highly enough. http://toholdthesun.com/

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