The best kinds of non-fiction are the kinds that jolt your brain and reconfigure your entire understanding of the world as you know it. If you have never experienced such a non-fiction novel, you have been reading the wrong non-fiction! If you are focusing on self-improvement, these are the top non-fiction reads for you to dive into. Remember that the changes might not be visible overnight. But by religiously practicing these tips, you will observe a positive change eventually.
Stumbling On Happiness by Daniel Gilbert
This book is unique in comparison to other books about happiness. The book centers around the idea that people don’t know what makes them happy. Gilbert happens to be a psychologist who enjoys inventing whacky experiments that display just how flawed and biased people’s minds are. Reading this book will prove to you repeatedly that human beings inaccurately judge happiness, the sources of our joy, and what may make us happy in the future. The bottom line of this book is that happiness has far less to do with your life and more to do with your perception.
Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill
While this book dates back to 1937, it is still a very relevant literature in modern times. It was a popular as self-improvement read back then and still stands strong as such today. It has globally sold over 100 million copies, thus remaining a top-selling novel. Even seven decades after its publication, BusinessWeek magazine went on to rank it as the sixth best selling paperback business book.
It isn’t only about becoming wealthy – it’s a book that can help you find success in multiple areas of your life. This is a great literary tool to help you be a better you. It has changed the lives of millions, and it can change yours!
Awaken the Giant Within by Tony Robbins
This book was written in 1991 and has sold over 2 million copies since. It’s a step-by-step guide that teaches the basic lessons of self-mastery that promise to enable the reader to find their true purpose and to regain control over their lives. This book promises to harness the very forces that shape your future or your destiny if you like to call it that! This is almost a blueprint that you can follow to begin changing your life around and mastering everything from your work and relationships to your finances.
As a Man Thinketh by James Allen
This book is even older than the rest on this list, having been published in as long ago as 1903. It remains an immensely popular self-improvement book that focuses on the wonders of positivity. Optimism is a concept that has been gaining a lot of attention in recent years. This is particularly as a result of the testaments of millions who have tried it and seen results. This book is about changing the way a person thinks to improve their life. It focuses on helping the person build a life of abundance. With the advice and guidelines in this book, you can develop success and positivity.
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey
This is a book based on the habits of successful people. It explains what sets them apart from the people who experience failures. The book is all about aligning a person’s values, principles, and behaviors. There are powerful lessons in this book that are certainly worth your while to read about and implement it in your life if you are interested in achieving more and becoming more successful, and generally more prosperous in your endeavors. The principles taught in the book are timeless and universal, so this is a book that people from all walks of life can enjoy and reap benefits from.
Many books can influence you and the way you think not because they are good or brilliant books. But simply because they address specific issues that you may be going through at the time you read them. The books in this article are the most mind-warping reads you could read to inspire change within yourself. It gives you a new perspective of everything you thought you knew! So, gear up for a life-transforming journey through books.