6 Books for Self-Improvement & Development
by Nikol Louzi, Portal Administrator|Workathlon
We all have goals and dreams. We often realize that in order to achieve these goals we need to focus on our personal development and alter behaviors and habits that are not beneficial to us. It is important to look deep inside ourselves, if we want to see change in our daily lives. Books are the best way to start our personal growth and self-improvemen. So, why not start intensive reading?
1. Τhe Road Less Travelled, Scott Peck
Drawing heavily on his own professional experience, Dr M. Scott Peck, a psychiatrist, suggests ways in which facing our difficulties – and suffering through the changes – can enable us to reach a higher level of self -understanding. He discusses the nature of loving relationships: how to distinguish dependency from love; how to become one’s own person and how to be a more sensitive parent. This is a book that can show you how to embrace reality and yet achieve serenity and a richer existence. Hugely influential, it has now sold over ten million copies – and has changed many people’s lives round the globe. It may change yours.
2. The 5am Club, Robin Sharma
This life – changing book, handcrafted by the author over a rigorous four -year period, you will discover the early – rising habit that has helped so many accomplish epic results while upgrading their happiness, helpfulness and feelings of aliveness. Through an enchanting – and often amusing – story about two struggling strangers who meet an eccentric tycoon who becomes their secret mentor, The 5am Club will walk you through:
- How great geniuses, business titans and the world’s wisest people start their mornings to produce astonishing achievements
- A little – known formula you can use instantly to wake up early feeling inspired, focused and flooded with a fiery drive to get the most out of each day
- A step-by-step method to protect the quietest hours of daybreak so you have time for exercise, self-renewal and personal growth
3. Who Wil Cry When You Die, Robin Sharma
Would you like to replace that empty feeling inside you with a deep sense of peace, passion, and purpose? Are your hoping that your life will not only be successful but significant? Are you ready to have the very best within you shine through and create a rich legacy in the process? If so, this potent little book, with its powerful life lessons and its gentle but profound wisdom, is exactly what you need to rise to your next level of living.
Bestselling author and life leadership guru Robin Sharma will show you exactly how to recreate your life so that you feel strikingly happy, beautifully fulfilled and deeply peaceful. Specific lessons include how to: “Discover Your Calling,” “See Your Troubles as Blessings,” “Enjoy the Path, Not Just the Rewards,” and “Live Fully So You Can Die Happy.” This is a truly remarkable book that you will treasure for a lifetime!
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4. Unlimited Power, Anthony Robbins
Unlimited Power is a revolutionary fitness book for the mind. It will show you, step by step, how to perform at your peak while gaining emotional and financial freedom, attaining leadership and self – confidence, and winning the cooperation of others. It will give you the knowledge and the courage to remake yourself and your world. Unlimited Power is a guidebook to superior performance in an age of success
5. The Secret, Rhonda Byrne
Regarded as a life – changing read by many readers, The Secret by Rhonda Byrne is a self – help book that embarks to motivate the reader about a universal paradigm about success that can be achieved though it remains hidden for most people. The book explores about unveiling this little secret which may transform how people look at things and lead them on to the road of success and true happiness. According to the author, the book makes proper use of the ‘law of attraction’ and shows how positive thinking can open treasure trove of bountiful happiness, health and wealth.
6. What I know for Sure, Oprah Winfrey
What I Know For Sure, is a beautiful cloth bound book with a ribbon marker, packed with insight and revelation from Oprah Winfrey. Organized by theme – joy, resilience, connection, gratitude, possibility, awe, clarity, and power – these essays offer a rare, powerful and intimate glimpse into the heart and mind of one of the world’s most extraordinary women – while providing readers a guide to becoming their best selves. Candid, moving, exhilarating, uplifting, and frequently humorous, the words Oprah shares in What I Know For Sure shimmer with the sort of truth that readers will turn to again and again.
When you read a book, it is time well spent. Enjoy your time reading and evolving!