The Best Books for Personal Growth

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There are many ways that we can learn and grow as a person. However, one of the best avenues to genuinely dig deep and learn in depth about a topic, including personal growth, is through books. I have fallen in love with many books that cover the topic of personal growth and come at it from every angle.

I just had to share with you some of the books I fell in love with, along with some books that I’ve really been wanting to read. If you’re looking to grow as a person, in general, and simply need a bit of help, whether it’s inspiration to keep going or how to move forward, these books just might be for you.

 

Girl, Wash Your Face

 

This book has been raved about time and again by many women across the world. It almost has 5 stars after 10,000+ reviews on Amazon alone. There’s a reason for this…it’s a REALLY good book! All of us, especially as women, can struggle with lies that we tell ourselves. For example, many of us believe we’re behind where we’re supposed to be in life and are a failure because of it. Of course, there are many other lies that get fed to us by society and even ourselves that just aren’t true.

This book covers the various lies the author told herself throughout her life and the modes she used to eradicate those lies. Of course, she admits that some of the modes she mentioned were ways she wished she would have used but, has now learned her lesson and wants to pass on what she has learned through her struggles. This book is an empowering read and I couldn’t recommend it more.

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The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F**k

 

Although the title may seem bold and in your face, sometimes that’s how we have to be with ourselves and the world around us in order to grow. Too many of us can be pushovers and not really take a good handle on our lives and our interactions with others. We allow others to control our happiness too much because we can care too much about what others think. This can lead to us putting on a fake face or fake demeanor when dealing with certain situations and people which can result in a very unhappy life.

This book is all about letting go of the perceptions we think we need to fill and keep and allowing ourselves to be real. This in turn will allow us to release all that garbage and weight on our shoulders so we can truly be happy and free.

 

Mindset: The New Psychology of Success

 

Many times, it’s not anyone or anything around us holding us back, it’s ourselves. This can be a hard habit to break out of simply because it’s hard to realize it’s ourselves in the first place.

This book is written by a Stanford University psychologist with the concept that our mindset about ourselves and our interactions with others is everything. In other words, if success is what you want but, you have a fixed mindset that you’re not able to succeed at what you want to do, odds are, you truly aren’t going to succeed. However, those that conduct their lives with an open mindset, believing they can accomplish a great many things are usually the successful ones. It’s impossible to sum up the gold nuggets in this book.

 

The 15 Invaluable Laws of Growth

 

Many of us believe that growth is just something that each person finds once they finally stumble onto something that clicks with them. Although this is true, how does a person finally stumble onto this truth and realization? Is there an easier way than just blindly searching?

In this book, John Maxwell lays out the 15 ways you can reach your highest potential. It doesn’t involve searching around in the dark until you finally bump into something. It involves directing yourself with purpose and direction to make the most out of your abilities and potential.

 

You are a Badass

 

In this day and age, it’s so easy to doubt ourselves and the abilities we have. With so many great people with amazing accomplishments under their belt, it can feel pointless and worthless to try and push ourselves to our biggest potential. However, it doesn’t have to be something grand for it to give meaning to your life.

This book is all about the fact that each one of us is amazing and has a lot to offer this world. This book teaches you to get past the doubt in yourself and find the amazing super hero we all have lying beneath the surface, ready and waiting to do great things.

 

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

 

Too many of us live a life without purpose. We kind of muddle through each day hoping that a purpose will just fall in our lap or find us. That’s not how it works. Some are lucky, and purpose just hits them in the face. However, for the average person, you have to take life by the horns and develop or establish your own purpose.

A life filled with purpose is directed by healthy and organized habits. This book is all about the top seven habits of effective people in society. Do you want to be a functioning person with purpose or, be basically useless because you’re clueless? This is one of my all time go-to books. I reread it about once every couple years and discover more insight each time.

 

The Four Agreements

 

This book, full of Toltec wisdom, leads a person to their best self by teaching them to get out of their own way. Mindset, most of us know, can make or break a person’s mood, demeanor, and entire life. This book talks about the self-limiting beliefs many people have which creates pointless, personal suffering, grief, doubt, and so on. There’s no reason to live with unnecessary weight and self-doubt. Learn to live a free life so that, all the way around, your quality of life, along with those who are around you, can be at its best.

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There are many ways that we can learn and grow as a person. However, one of the best avenues to genuinely dig deep and learn in depth about a topic, including personal growth, is through books. I have fallen in love with many books that cover the topic of personal growth and come at it from every angle. I just had to share with you some of the books I fell in love with, along with some books that I’ve really been wanting to read. #PersonalDevelopmentBooks #BooksForGrowth #BooksToRead

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