Self-Improvement Books For Positive Changes

Self-Improvement Books For Positive Changes

With September being National Self Improvement Month, we thought we’d share some of the best tools to help you work on you. It is a time to reinvent ourselves and bring positive changes to our lives. In this respect, self-improvement books are a big asset as they inspire and guide us to make the change we want to see in ourselves.

Top Self-Improvement Books

1) I Know How She Does It By Laura Vanderkam

This is one self-improvement book every working woman needs. The author is a time management expert who studied the daily schedule of successful career-women and identified common characteristics that helped these women have a thriving personal and professional life. This book brings you tips that can help you make the most of your day and have a full life without compromising on stuff that you enjoy.

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2) 7 Habits Of Highly Effective People By Steven Covey

This book has been around for 15 years but continues to be a best seller for its pragmatic approach to solving personal and professional issues. It suggests 7 habits that help you to attain personal success, be empathetic to others and to instill a cycle of continuous improvement in your life.

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3) The Gifts Of Imperfection: Let Go Of Who You Think You’re Supposed To Be And Embrace Who You Are By Brené Brown

Do you worry too much about what people think of you? Do you spend your entire day juggling several roles and responsibilities and still feel at the end of the day that you have fallen short? This book teaches you to accept and love yourself as you are. The author combines research with inspiring stories that teach you to worry more about how you feel rather than what people may think.

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4) The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up By Marie Kondo

Is one of the improvements that you wish to see in your life a clean and organized home? This book teaches you the art of KonMari for de-cluttering, simplifying and organizing your home through an innovative category-by-category system which has lasting results. De-cluttering and cleaning are things many struggle with but they don’t have to be difficult. There are products out there, such as the cordless vacuum / Bissel, that make cleaning up after yourself and your family a breeze.

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5) Rising Strong – The Reckoning. The Rumble. The Revolution By Brené Brown

People who don’t shy away from taking their chances in life are definitely no stranger to failure. This book is all about what it takes to come to terms with your failure and get back on your feet. From stories of personal conflicts to professional debacles, the author brings you examples of people who fought through their failures and disappointments to emerge as stronger and wholesome individuals.

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6) What Color Is Your Parachute? By Richard N. Bolles

This book is for all those wishing to find the ideal job or make a career change. It teaches you to identify the job you are passionate about. It gives tips on creating an impressive resume, giving a confident interview and improving your networking skills. With over 10 million copies sold, this book is a must for those seeking an improvement in their professional life.

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7) Triggers: Creating Behavior That Lasts By Marshall Goldsmith

This book is based on the fact that man is a superior planner but inferior doer due to external factors that affect our ability to act according to plan. It teaches us to identify these external factors through a process of self-monitoring and asking ourselves “active” questions and ultimately make ourselves the person we intend to be.

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We hope that this month, you embark on a journey of self-improvement leading to a positive change that lasts a lifetime.

What self-improvement books do you recommend reading? Share in the comments below.

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