There are great self-help books out there waiting for you to read them and improve some aspect of your life. One of the questions a lot of people ask themselves is why I am alive? What is life for? Getting better and better as a person seems to be a very fulfilling way to live life. Being able to look back at your life and see how much you have grown and overcome, sounds very gratifying. Self help books can help you with this task and here there is a list that would help you choose the right one.
The Book of Joy: Lasting Happiness in a Changing World by Dalai Lama and Desmond Tutu
In the New York Times bestseller, The Book of Joy, you will find the recollection of the conversations between the Dalai Lama and the Anglican Archbishop Desmond Tutu at the Dalai Lama’s residence in Dharamsala, India, April 2015. This book is nothing else but a guide to live your life full of joy and fulfillment no matter what. It teaches you how to choose joy even in environments full of negativity. Don’t worry, It doesn’t go on with long talks about religion or use language difficult to understand. It focuses on real life issues that people go through their life. Highly recommended.
You Are a Badass
In this book by Jen Sincero will help you stop focusing on what other people think and use that energy to gain knowledge about yourself and what you need and want. By reading this book you will learn to concentrate on what feels joyful and happy. If you’re wondering what to do if people around you doesn’t approve, Mrs Sincero will say to stop hanging out with them and find more people who think and feel as you do. In You Are a Badass, she does a wonderful job motivating you to change and the activities at the end of each chapter are a real plus. Did I mention this is another New York Times Bestseller?
Declutter Your Mind: How to Stop Worrying, Relieve Anxiety, and Eliminate Negative Thinking by Barrie Davenport, S. J. Scott, and Steve Scott
Are you struggling with stress, anxiety and overthinking? If you answer yes, this book is for you. From a very interesting perspective, the authors show you how to clean your mind from the clutter you pick up without even noticing. Daily stresses, overthinking and worry all go hand in hand and are the recipe for anxiety. Decluttering your mind from negative thoughts or false beliefs is one of the benefits you will get by reading this book. Other topics include how to handle difficult relationships and commitments that don’t serve you. The book, Declutter Your Mind, gives you practical exercises and healthy practices to manage stress and decrease overthinking.
Dare to Lead: Brave Work. Though Conversations. Whole Hearts.
This book, Dare to Lead is the last of Brené Brown’s books and #1 New York Times and Wall Street Journal Best Seller. This book is the result of 20 years of research, including 150 interviews with leaders around the world. As is characteristic of Brené, vulnerability, courage, and connection are essential elements to lead in these challenging and demanding times. This is a very practical book that can help everyone who is in any kind of leadership position, including parents and spouses.
Did you already pick the one you are going to read? These are very good options to continue growing to be that happy and joyful person you are meant to be!