Reading books can raise your game. But what if you aren’t quite sure what raising your game means or even looks like?
You want great things for yourself, but you don’t know where to start. The fog is so dense out there you can’t see through the haze. You can help develop some clarity by educating yourself. Reading books for personal development are an excellent choice. Here are some of my favourites.
Read Books That Raise Your “A” Game
Reaching a pinnacle in your life requires commitment and discipline and some good habits. James Clear breaks down his system to setting goals and achieving them by developing good habits that are on auto-pilot. Do you have some bad habits you’d like to de-program? He can help you out with that too. A really powerful book for learning goal setting techniques and developing good habits to live by long term.
Want to be sitting down with your girlfriend having a heart to heart, some ROFL moments with some tough love thrown in? Rachel Hollis to the rescue! I love this girl! She’s talking about what is a plight for many women-neglecting themselves for the sake of others. She wants you to make YOU a priority for a change. Dig your dreams out of the closet, understand the barriers you’ll encounter and how to reach those dreams in spite of them. You can read my more in-depth review here. Go for it! It’s a keeper!
Anyone with procrastination issues here? 5-4-3-2-1. Yes, saying those few numbers like you are blasting off can really motivate you to take action. Anything from just getting out of bed in the morning to making the decision to start that business you’ve been dreaming of. Mel Robbins can lead you through her own experiences and also gives examples of others who have followed her 5-4-3-2-1 principle of overcoming procrastination. A motivating book to keep you moving forward in any quest you are striving for.
Elizabeth Gilbert is the definition of magic when she puts pen to paper. She literally wrote the book on it. You only have one life. What is your passion in life? Go after it! You don’t have to be fearful of it. To live life to your fullest, developing your creative side is fulfilling your dreams. It can be anything. Let Liz tell you in the most eloquent, truthful and inspiring way. No one can do it like her! She brings magic to life. Trust me!
This is the story of a woman who in most people’s mind had a dream life and career. She worked on the Oprah Winfrey show for 20 years culminating in her work as Executive Producer during the last 5 years of its run. Other amazing jobs in Oprah’s empire besides that even. She won’t deny she has done some amazing things and feels blessed for the life she has led. Sheri also recognized that something was missing. She had the courage to put that “dream” life behind her and go after new dreams in
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Reading books is one of the best methods to develop personal growth. It’s a way to learn new things. Learn different perspectives and discover what can work best for you.
Thanks to technology, we can even read books in different ways. You can read from a “physical” book. If you like the feel of a book and like to take notes in them as you go along, this type may be your choice. How about an ebook? You can have several books available to you that can literally be in the palm of your
While literally reading a book is a time and true tested form of learning, listening to an audio version has an added benefit. The book will read aloud to you. You feel like you are listening to that person right in your presence! The inflection and emotion in the narrator’s voice make the words come alive! Sometimes the author is even the narrator and you hear their heart and soul in every sentence. It almost feels like I am listening to a motivational speaker at a conference even when I am just listening and sitting in my recliner chair at home, or walking in my neighborhood with earbuds in my ears.
If you’ve never tried an audiobook, Amazon’s Audible Program offers a free trial for a month which includes a couple of books. Cancel if you don’t want to continue. It’s an excellent way to test out if audiobooks are for you or not. It just might turn into your favorite way to read!
Personal growth is important. An important method of maintaining or gaining personal growth is through learning. Learning has long been associated through reading. For this, there are many books on the market to choose from and now we are also fortunate to be able to choose how we read books. These are some of the best books out there to help you with your personal growth. Become an even better version of yourself-read books!
After years of weight issues, I have finally found the formula of combining healthy food choices, regular exercise and positive behavior change to lose weight for good. Coupled with, exploring self-development, being productive and living simply, I am now maintaining a healthy lifestyle and in a good place. I enjoy writing articles to help my readers to become the best they can be!