Self-Help Books You Need To Add To Your Reading List

Let’s begin by saying, no one loves the term “self‑help” but in the end these books are exactly that: pieces of advice that may or may not speak to you and help you shape out your life. Some of these books have changed people’s lives and are‑ more often than not‑ the starting point for life changing journeys for self‑improvement. Which is why we put together a list of the 8 self‑improvement books you absolutely should consider adding to your reading list!

Atomic Habits by James Clear
No matter your goals, Atomic Habits offers a proven framework for improving‑‑every day. James Clear, one of the world's leading experts on habit formation, reveals practical strategies that will teach you exactly how to form good habits, break bad ones, and master the tiny behaviors that lead to remarkable results.

The Subtle Art Of Not Giving A Fuck by Mark Mason
Probably the most popular book on this list, you’ve probably seen its orange cover all over. This book hooks you from the first page and basically it discourages you to care about anything that doesn’t really matter in the grand scheme of things.

Can’t Hurt Me by David Goggins
This book is not for the faint of heart. Part memoir, part self‑help book it invites you to take a hard look at yourself and commit to pushing yourself further every day. It doesn’t sugarcoat anything and it really pushes you.

You’re Not That Great by Ellen Gale
Well the title on this one is a tell, isn’t it? This book is certain to bruise a few egos, but we promise it’s worth it. This book is raw, in your face and tells you things you need to hear‑ but don’t necessarily want to.

You Are A Badass by Jen Sincero
Fear and doubt can sometimes get the best of us, this book helps you get past that. This book has exercises at the end of each chapter, which makes it easy to go back and read it whenever you need an extra push. This book focuses on promoting self‑love.

Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert
From the mastermind that brought us “Eat, Pray, Love” comes this beauty. This book was made for creative people in its mind‑ or those who want to be more creative‑ and is greatly focused around it. It evokes long, deep thoughts and inner exploration. It’s accessible and easy to read.

Rethinking Positive Thinking by Gabrielle O.
As its title suggests this book explains how positive thinking isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. Backed up with a lot of research, this book explains that some action is required and provides the key to do so: the WOOP (Wish, Outcome Obstacle, Plan) method.

The Wisdom of Sundays by Oprah Winfrey
Oprah is the queen when it comes to interviews and deep conversations with different thought leaders. This book takes the best of the best out of these conversations and combines them to create one truly uplifting read. This book is thought‑provoking and insightful.