“Books are a uniquely portable magic.” Stephen King
Self-improvement is a lifelong journey. It's about constantly growing and evolving into the best possible version of yourself. To help you on your journey, we've put together a list of the best self-improvement books to read. These books will help you develop your mind, body and soul. So, what are you waiting for? Start reading!
Why Has Nobody Told Me This Before?: The No 1 Sunday Times bestseller by Dr Julie Smith
Drawing on years of experience as a clinical psychologist, online sensation Dr Julie Smith shares all the skills you need to get through life's ups and downs.
How to Live When You Could Be Dead by Deborah James
It will awaken you to question your life as if you didn't have a tomorrow and live it the way you want to today. It will show you how to build a positive mindset and invite you to think about what you could do if you believed you could do anything you wanted.
The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse by Charlie Mackesy
Enter the world of Charlie's four unlikely friends, and discover their story and their most important life lessons.
The Wim Hof Method: The #1 Sunday Times Bestseller by Wim Hof
'The Iceman' Wim Hof shares his remarkable life story and robust method for supercharging your health and happiness. Refined over forty years and championed by scientists across the globe, you'll learn how to harness three vital elements of Cold, Breathing and Mindset to take ownership over your mind and wellbeing.
Be More Human: How to transform your lifestyle for optimum health, happiness and vitality by Tony Riddle
This book will help us reassess our habits and tap back into our natural rhythms and ways of being to optimise our mental and physical wellbeing, reduce stress, sit correctly, breathe better and improve our quality of sleep.
Clear reveals exactly how these little changes can grow into such life-altering outcomes in this ground-breaking book. He uncovers a handful of simple life hacks (the forgotten art of Habit Stacking, the unexpected power of the Two Minute Rule, or the trick to entering the Goldilocks Zone). He delves into cutting-edge psychology and neuroscience to explain why they matter.
12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos by Jordan Peterson
Drawing on his work as a clinical psychologist and lessons from humanity's oldest myths and stories, Peterson offers 12 profound and realistic principles to live by. After all, as he reminds us, we each have a vital role in the world's unfolding destiny.
The Body Keeps the Score: Mind, Brain and Body in the Transformation of Trauma by Bessel van der Kolk
The effects of trauma can be devastating for sufferers, their families and future generations. Here one of the world's experts on traumatic stress offers a bold new paradigm for treatment, moving away from standard talking and drug therapies and towards an alternative approach that heals the mind, brain and body.
Manifest: The Sunday Times bestseller that will change your life by Roxie Nafousi
MANIFEST is the essential guide for anyone and everyone wanting to feel more empowered in their lives. Self-development coach and 'Queen of Manifesting' Roxie Nafousi will show you how you can understand the true art of manifestation and learn how to create the life you have always dreamed of in just seven simple steps.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQ)
What is Meditation?
In meditation, you learn how to pay attention to your breath as it goes in and out and notices when your mind wanders from this task. This practice of returning to the breath builds the muscles of attention. Read more here.
Why do you need to meditate?
Even though meditation is not a cure for all your problems, it can make your life easier and less stressful. For instance, with meditation, you can understand your pain, lower your stress, connect with your mind, improve your focus and reduce brain chatter.
Can I learn meditation on my own?
Yes, you can learn how to meditate independently. Reading meditation books and listening to guided audio meditations are excellent. You can learn to focus and calm your mind by using basic techniques.
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