It reaches a point in life when you realize you are not satisfied with the position you are at. Deep down you know that you deserve a more fulfilling life and you decide to bring out the potential lying in you. So, you do a reality check to know the position you are at as a person and how to improve and in the process, you come across books for self-improvement.
Now, self-improvement begins from self-awareness. That is a proper understanding of your emotions, attitudes, habits, character, and objectives. Self-awareness helps you identify where you are and where you want to go. Self- improvement involves personal effort and knowledge on improving yourself. The best place to gain knowledge of how to improve, are books for self-improvement.
7 Habits Of Highly Effective People – Stephen R. Covey
This is a book you will find yourself reading more than once, literally speaks to you! The habits that the author talks about are not just mere daily routines, They are ideal principles that lead to self-fulfillment.
The first three habits focus on your own personal development and improvement. The next three habits will help you improve your relations with others and the last one. The last habit is about consistent renewal and improvement of yourself. It is a summary of all other habits and focuses on being all rounded.
Power Of Your Subconscious Mind – Joseph Murphy
Joseph Murphy writes about tapping immense potential power that is hidden away in the seemingly unreachable part of our minds, the subconscious. He talks about the power of visualization and faith. These will help you to know where you want to be and achieve your desires.
Since our subconscious mind affects a large part of our lives, this book will teach you how to filter in what goes into your subconscious such that your life is not negatively affected by the things around you. This is one of the most powerful books of self-improvement that can really change your life.
Man’s Search For Meaning – Victor Frankl
Fun fact about this book is that the author was a prisoner in Nazi concentration camps during world war one. He narrates his experiences in the camps and how he overcame the negativity of the horrific experiences by identifying a purpose in life.
If you are searching for meaning in life or your purpose, this is the most fascinating read in all books for self-improvement. Victor says we can find meaning in work, that is by doing something significant, in love, which is caring about other people, and in courage.
Power Of Now – Eckhart Tolle
Live in the moment! That is the theme of this book. Tolle says that only the present moment is real, and it is all that matters so you should invest in making the most out of it. The book teaches of ways that help in rooting yourself into the present, for example, meditation.
Obsessing of the past and future prevents you from enjoying the present and this might take the joy out of life. This book will liberate your thinking, unlock your potential, and make you understand the essence of life.
Reading these books for self-improvement will help you plan your path of personal development. These will also help you have a better understanding and interpretation of who you are and what to make of the world around you. They will help you through your objectives by improving your decisions and actions.