12 Self-Help Books To Get You Through Your Problems, Both Big And Small
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Self-Help Books To Read
If you can't afford a therapist or just need an extra push to get you through a rut, these self-help books can help! From funny to serious to technical, there's something for everyone. Best of all, if you finish you can send it to a friend and keep the good times rolling. So without further ado, here are some self-help books you must read.
1.Hardcore Self Help: F*$% Anxiety
"Hardcore Self Help: F#@k Anxiety is for those of us that find the prospect of reading a traditional self help book to be way too boring. How are you supposed to make positive change in your life if the book itself feels like a chore? This book is definitely not a chore. In Hardcore Self Help: F#@k Anxiety, I talk to you like a friend. There is lots of swearing and humor and also loads of helpful and actionable information. You learn about anxiety and how to find the weapons within yourself to slay it for good".
2. The Self-Love Experiment
"Shannon walks you through her own personal experiment, a simple plan that compassionately guides you through the process of removing fear-based thoughts, so you can fall in love with life. If you want to change your outcome in life, you have to change your daily habits and perspective. Shannon takes you on this great journey into self-love and true self-acceptance".
3. How To Be Happy (Or At Least Less Sad)
"Through a series of supportive, surprising, and engaging prompts, HOW TO BE HAPPY (OR AT LEAST LESS SAD) helps readers see things in a new light, and rediscover simple pleasures and everyday joy…or at least feel a little less sad. By turns a workbook, trusted friend, creative outlet, security blanket, and secret diary, the pages of this book will offer solace, distraction, engagement, a fresh perspective, and hopeful new beginnings—for readers of all ages and walks of life".
4. Get Out Of Your Own Way: Overcoming Self-Defeating Behavior
"Practical, proven self help steps show how to transform 40 common self-defeating behaviors, including procrastination, envy, obsession, anger, self-pity, compulsion, neediness, guilt, rebellion, inaction, and more".
"In these tales of loss and pleasure, lovers and family, a woman learns to conduct an affair, a child of divorce dances with her mother, and a woman with a terminal illness contemplates her exit. Filled with the sharp humor, emotional acuity, and joyful language Moore has become famous for, these nine glittering tales marked the introduction of an extravagantly gifted writer".
6. The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment
"To make the journey into the Now we will need to leave our analytical mind and its false created self, the ego, behind. From the very first page of Eckhart Tolle's extraordinary book, we move rapidly into a significantly higher altitude where we breathe a lighter air. We become connected to the indestructible essence of our Being, “The eternal, ever present One Life beyond the myriad forms of life that are subject to birth and death.” Although the journey is challenging, Eckhart Tolle uses simple language and an easy question and answer format to guide us".
7. The Daily Stoic: 366 Meditations on Wisdom, Perseverance, and the Art of Living
"The Daily Stoic offers 366 days of Stoic insights and exercises, featuring all-new translations from the Emperor Marcus Aurelius, the playwright Seneca, or slave-turned-philosopher Epictetus, as well as lesser-known luminaries like Zeno, Cleanthes, and Musonius Rufus. Every day of the year you'll find one of their pithy, powerful quotations, as well as historical anecdotes, provocative commentary, and a helpful glossary of Greek terms. "
8. Your Best Year Ever: A 5-Step Plan for Achieving Your Most Important Goals
"We all want to live a life that matters. We all want to reach our full potential. But too often we find ourselves overwhelmed by the day-to-day. Our big goals get pushed to the back burner--and then, more often than not, they get forgotten. New York Times bestselling author Michael Hyatt wants readers to know that it doesn't have to be this way. In fact, he thinks that this is the year readers can finally close the gap between reality and their dreams".
9. The 48 Laws of Power
"In the book that People magazine proclaimed “beguiling” and “fascinating,” Robert Greene and Joost Elffers have distilled three thousand years of the history of power into 48 essential laws by drawing from the philosophies of Machiavelli, Sun Tzu, and Carl Von Clausewitz and also from the lives of figures ranging from Henry Kissinger to P.T. Barnum".
10. Everyday Isn't Perfect
""Every Day Isn't Perfect, Volume I: Change Begins With You First" shares what I and others have gone through. It shows you how to successfully push through the good as well as the bad days of your life. No matter what! It gives you hope: Hope in trusting God's plan, following your dreams, figuring out your life's purpose, making tough decisions, facing your fears, finding and loving yourself, meeting the right one, embracing change, and realizing you are not alone on life's journey".
11. The Evolution of Beauty
"In the great halls of science, dogma holds that Darwin's theory of natural selection explains every branch on the tree of life: which species thrive, which wither away to extinction, and what features each evolves. But can adaptation by natural selection really account for everything we see in nature? The Evolution of Beauty presents a unique scientific vision for how nature's splendor contributes to a more complete understanding of evolution and of ourselves".
12. Single No More: Why You're Not Attracting The Partner You Want
"If you find yourself repeating the same unwanted relationship circumstances again and again. If you’re tired of being single. If you want to transform who you attract and ready to allow that person you’ve been craving your whole life to find you, then this book has your name written all over it".
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