10 Self-Help Books to must read in life time.
Vishal BhojaneJan 15, 2019
The best precious gift you can give to someone is:
- your unselfish time
- self-help Book
Mark Twain once said, "The man who does not read has no advantage over the man who cannot read". When you open a book, you open a new world. Books plays important role in our life. Consider the man who pour his knowledge gained throughout his life, experiences into remarkable book, and handed it to you. Now you have years of research, methods and experienced words to absorb into your mind in few days. Practically, books help us to improve ourselves, our standard of living. Also reduce our stress and make smart enough by changing our mentality. Books gives us clues about how this world works, Let's take a look at the curated list of Top 10 Self Help Books of All Time.
1. Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill. (238 pages)
This is all time favorite book of world's most famous leaders. Napoleon hill studied most successful people of his time including Henry Ford, alexander graham bell and stated 13 principles relating to his life in this book. The books asserts, the one who has burning desire, Faith and persistence work can achieve anything in life if he/she defeat negative thoughts and focus on his/her goals.
2. The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho. (163 pages)
This is fictional book, if you correlate yourself with main character Santiago (the shepherd in his dream journey to the pyramids in Egypt in the search of treasure) you will get the point of view of author. Although Paulo Coelho written this story in two weeks, gives you inspiration to chase your dreams, have faith in your idea and loyalty towards your well-wishers.
3. How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie. (291 pages)
The title tells itself about what's this book is all about. Anywhere you go in this world, humans share same nature and mentality. Dale Carnegie reveals human nature and suggested techniques to make friends quickly anywhere, how to work and communicate with people by avoiding bad conversation. If you wish to be a better at communication this book is for you.
4. The 4-Hour Work Week by Timothy Ferris. (416 pages)
We love team and his ideology about 4-hour work week. Timothy Ferris was running sport nutrition supplement company BrainQuicken While working 14 hr. a day he gotten exhausted. He gets Frustrated by his workaholic lifestyle and lack of free time. Tim took 3-week leave and went to Europe. During that time Ferris developed system of checking emails once per day and outsourcing small daily tasks to virtual assistants. His personal experience of escaping from workaholic lifestyle was the core of this book.
5. Rich Dad, Poor Dad by Robert T. Kiyosaki. (336 pages)
The book is based on Writers young days spent in Hawaii. He shares his personal Experience and the lessons he learned from his rich dad and poor dad. Robert used rich dad, poor dad contrast to convey financial literacy to peoples. The book is available in 51 languages. You can anticipate work, family, finance life balance lessons from this contrast.
6. The Richest Men in Babylon by George S. Clason. (144 pages)
Written in 1920, This book still helpful for financial advice. The books contains parables for pursuing financial wisdom. The story of Arkad (Richest man in Babylon) inspire you to take your wealth status quo seriously and give fundamental advice about multiplying your wealth.
7. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephan R. Covey 381 (336 pages)
Covey defines how you can get your desirable results with caring for what it takes to produce that results. The productivity guide help you to adapt mentality like successful peoples. I'm really get impressed by Independence topic where he describes Win-Win situation and human behavior.
8. Awaken the giant within by Anthony Robbins. (544 pages)
This book is guide of how to take immediate control of your mental, emotional and financial state. The Anthony Robbins a billionaire, philanthropist, Entrepreneur, Life coach shared his understanding about this world & human nature. Andre Agassi said, "He Knows what it takes to make people excel and win!"
9. Who moved My Cheese by Dr. Spencer Johnson. (96 pages)
The book represents the thinking patterns of humans facing problems achieving their goals. The book is all about four characters sniff & scurry(mice) and Hem and Haw(little people of mice size) finding, losing their cheese. The books extracted lessons help us to prepare for change and adapt it. And also shows consequences of not being prepared for change or adapting change lately.
10. The Power Of Habit by Charles Duhigg. (371 pages)
The perfect guide for anyone want to take control of life by changing habits. The author explained why the habits exist and how you can alter them to gain maximum outcome. If you are thinking about losing weight, exercise regularly, wake up early in the morning this book is for you.