Whether you want to change your thinking, improve your relationships, or just become the best version of you that you could envision, self-help and personal growth books have the power to motivate, guide, and encourage you to make positive changes in your life. To help you transform your life (for the better), here are 8 empowering books from best-selling authors and notable individuals.
Empowering Books That Transform Your Life
From successful moguls to renowned life coaches and spiritual leaders, the authors of these empowering books share inspiring stories, words of wisdom, and valuable knowledge that will help you improve yourself and your life.
From small daily changes (like learning how to handle stress better and be more present) to navigating major life decisions (such as figuring out a career path or choosing to get married), these empowering books provide sound advice from people who have been there and done that.
The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business: In The Power of Habit, Pulitzer Prize–winning business reporter Charles Duhigg takes us to the thrilling edge of scientific discoveries that explain why habits exist and how they can be changed. At its core, this book contains an exhilarating argument: The key to exercising regularly, losing weight, being more productive, and achieving success is understanding how habits work. As Duhigg shows, by harnessing this new science, we can transform our businesses, our communities, and our lives.
Awaken the Giant Within : How to Take Immediate Control of Your Mental, Emotional, Physical and Financial Destiny!: From the bestselling author and motivational speaker, Anthony Robbins (renowned as one the nation’s leaders in the science of peak performance), shows you his most effective strategies and techniques for mastering your emotions, your body, your relationships, your finances, and your life. The acknowledged expert in the psychology of change, Anthony Robbins provides a step-by-step program teaching the fundamental lessons of self-mastery that will enable you to discover your true purpose, take control of your life, and harness the forces that shape your destiny.
Life, Incorporated: A Practical Guide to Wholehearted Living: In this engaging new book, Life, Incorporated: A Practical Guide to Wholehearted Living, Halley Bock will inspire you to slow down, wake up, and pay mindful attention to all facets of life in order to generate self-worth and to live whole, more gratifying lives. Bock shares her own experiences and guides you toward purposeful living what she terms living life from the inside out with topics ranging from inner life, well-being, and a personal mission statement to core values, avocation and vocation, and relationships.
Do You!: 12 Laws to Access the Power in You to Achieve Happiness and Success: Written by music mogul, Russell Simmons, in this empowering book, he shares laws that stem from the belief that it’s impossible to receive any sort of lasting success from the world without giving something of lasting value to the world first. Blending business insight, universal spiritual truths, and an inspired sense of purpose, Do You! crosses the lines of age, race, and background, with wisdom that will lift you up and motivate you to pursue your vision.
The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment: One of the best spiritually-enriching books of all time, it’s no wonder that The Power of Now (written by Eckhart Tolle) has sold over 2 million copies worldwide and has been translated into over 30 foreign languages. Much more than simple principles and platitudes, the book takes readers on an inspiring spiritual journey to find their true and deepest self and reach the ultimate in personal growth and spirituality: the discovery of truth and light.
The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich: Written by Timothy Ferris, a New York Times best-selling author, this book will encourage you to create the life of your dreams and a career that’s both rewarding and fulfilling. Forget the old concept of retirement and the rest of the deferred-life plan–there is no need to wait and every reason not to, especially in unpredictable economic times. Whether your dream is escaping the rat race, experiencing high-end world travel, or earning a monthly five-figure income with zero management, The 4-Hour Workweek is the blueprint.
The Power of Positive Thinking: An international bestseller with over five million copies in print, The Power of Positive Thinking has helped men and women around the world to achieve fulfillment in their lives through Dr. Norman Vincent Peale’s powerful message of faith and inspiration. In this empowering book, “written with the sole objective of helping the reader achieve a happy, satisfying, and worthwhile life,” Dr. Peale demonstrates the power of faith in action. With the practical techniques outlined in this book, you can energize your life—and give yourself the initiative needed to carry out your ambitions and hopes.
Your Best Life Now: 7 Steps to Living at Your Full Potential: Pastor Joel Osteen asks everyone to examine what he or she really believes. Why is this important? Because we will become what we believe. Our beliefs will prove either a barrier or vehicle as we strive to go higher, rise above our obstacles, and to live in health, abundance, and victory. In Your Best Life Now, Osteen says, “I am what I am today because of what I believed about myself yesterday. And I will be tomorrow what I’m believing about myself right now. God sees us as more than conquerors, able to fulfill our destiny.
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