Self-development books are excellent life-changing sources of knowledge. They help people start being able to make a real difference in their lives as these books provide adequate information and also guide us through situations directly or indirectly. These books are full of advice and teachings and we suggest all our readers learn from it as well as apply what you read in your life, otherwise these books are merely printed papers.
Given below is the list of top 5 life-changing books or self development books of all time that we recommend.
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey is one of several well-known and most refreshing self-help book. It is a guide to the habits of successful and effective people. Covey believes the way we see the world is entirely based on our perceptions and for changing a given situation, we must change ourselves first. We are made to use our imagination to develop a vision of what we want to become and use our conscience to decide what values will guide us. As a whole, this book will help you become a whole integer person who not only seeks the best in oneself but also in the people around in a life-changing manner.
The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
This life-changing semi-classic fiction book has sold over sixty-five million copies worldwide. In its fictional story, you are just as much within the main character Santiago’s head as you are there beside him in his journey to discover his Personal Legend. This book is a must-read if you are looking for guidance in a general sense and want wisdom on how to discover what it is you were meant to do and become. Read this book and it will quite literally change your life forever.
Eat That Frog!: 21 Great Ways to Stop Procrastinating and Get More Done in Less Time by Brian Tracy
This self development book is a holy grail for all the procrastinators sitting there. It will help you keep away from the destructive downward spiral and from getting paralysed by the spell of procrastination. Tracy advises us to Eat That Frog: to set our priorities straight, deconstruct larger tasks into smaller ones, learn when to tackle the big frog first or to start out with something else. Thus if you face trouble prioritizing your tasks, this one is for you.
The Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle
If you are into improving your life with the help of spiritual practice, you can’t really go wrong with this classic. It is not just a guide to spiritual practice and how it can transform your life, it is a guide to transforming the world with that practice as well. The main idea here is that if you are working on transforming yourself from the inside out, you hold the ability to change the world one step at a time.
Rich Dad, Poor Dad by Robert Kiyosaki
This is a self development book in terms of financial stability. It presents you with useful principles for living better and more effectively when it comes to money and personal finances. The book uses the contrast between two characters, “rich dad” and “poor dad” to teach various financial principles, most important of which are liabilities and assets. It’ll teach you about how some work for money and some make money work for them. All in all, they are generalities, but the lessons taught are very valuable.
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