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Best Self Awareness Books Everyone Should Read

There are countless Self Awareness courses, tutorials, articles available online, but for some, having a book is still a necessity to learn. This is an up-to-date list of recommended books.

1. Insight: The Surprising Truth About How Others See Us, How We See Ourselves, and Why the Answers Matter More Than We Think (2018)

 Best Self Awareness Books Everyone Should ReadMost people feel like they know themselves pretty well. But what if you could know yourself just a little bit better—and with this small improvement, get a big payoff…not just in your career, but in your life?   Research shows that self-awareness—knowing who we are and how others see us—is the foundation for high performance, smart choices, and lasting relationships. There’s just one problem: most people don’t see themselves quite as clearly as they could.   Fortunately, reveals organizational psychologist Tasha Eurich, self-awareness is a surprisingly developable skill….
Author(s): Tasha Eurich

2. Self-Aware: A Guide for Success in Work and Life (2016)

 Best Self Awareness Books Everyone Should ReadIn over 45 years as a practicing psychologist, social entrepreneur, and professor, I have learned that emotional intelligence is the key to success in work and in life. I also know that becoming more self-aware is the key to developing strong emotional intelligence. I have taught, coached, and counseled people on how to become more self-aware and how to develop their social-emotional competencies. Both activities lead to higher emotional intelligence. This book presents the best practices developed and delivered in my teaching and in my psychology practice. Some of the stories…
Author(s): Pasick Ph.D., Robert, Greiling Ph.D., Dunrie

3. Self-Awareness (HBR Emotional Intelligence Series) (2018)

 Best Self Awareness Books Everyone Should Readthat enables you to see your talents, shortcomings, and potential. But you won’t be able to achieve true self-awareness with the usual quarterly feedback and self-reflection alone.This book will teach you how to understand your thoughts and emotions, how to persuade your colleagues to share what they really think of you, and why self-awareness will spark more productive and rewarding relationships with your employees and bosses.This volume includes the work of:Daniel GolemanRobert Steven KaplanSusan David features smart, essential reading on the human side of professional life from the pages of Harvard Business Review. Each book in…
Author(s): Harvard Business Review , Daniel Goleman, et al.

4. The Untethered Soul: The Journey Beyond Yourself (2007)

 Best Self Awareness Books Everyone Should ReadWhat would it be like to free yourself from limitations and soar beyond your boundaries? What can you do each day to discover inner peace and serenity? The Untethered Soul offers simple yet profound answers to these questions.Whether this is your first exploration of inner space or you’ve devoted your life to the inward journey, this book will transform your relationship with yourself and the world around you. You’ll discover what you can do to put an end to the habitual thoughts and emotions that limit your consciousness. By tapping into traditions of meditation and…
Author(s): Michael A. Singer

5. Body Sense: The Science and Practice of Embodied Self-Awareness (Norton Series on Interpersonal Neurobiology) (2013)

 Best Self Awareness Books Everyone Should ReadThe science and practice of feeling our movements, sensations, and emotions. When we are first born, before we can speak or use language to express ourselves, we use our physical sensations, our “body sense,” to guide us toward what makes us feel safe and fulfilled and away from what makes us feel bad. As we develop into adults, it becomes easy to lose touch with these crucial mind-body communication channels, but they are essential to our ability to navigate social interactions and deal with psychological stress, physical injury, and trauma. Combining a ground-up explanation of the anatomical and…
Author(s): Alan Fogel

6. The Mastery of Self: A Toltec Guide to Personal Freedom (2017)

 Best Self Awareness Books Everyone Should ReadThe ancient Toltecs believed that life as we perceive it is a dream.We each live in our own personal dream, and all of our dreams come together to make the Dream of the Planet. Problems arise when we forget that the dream is just a dream and fall victim to believing that we have no control over it.The Mastery of Self takes the Toltec philosophy of the Dream of the Planet and the personal dream and explains how a person can: Once released, we can live as our true, authentic, loving self, not only in solitude and meditation, but in any place—at the grocery store, stuck in traffic, etc.—and in any situation or scenario…
Author(s): Ruiz Jr., don Miguel

7. Self-Liberation through Seeing with Naked Awareness (2010)

 Best Self Awareness Books Everyone Should ReadA text belonging to the same cycle as The Tibetan Book of the Dead, this instruction on the method of  self-liberation presents the essence of Dzogchen, The Great Perfection, regarded in Tibet as the highest and most esoteric teaching of the Buddha. Teaching the attainment of Buddhahood in a single lifetime, this text was written and concealed by Guru Padmasambhava in the eighth century and rediscovered six centuries later by Karma Lingpa. The commentary by the translator is based on the oral teachings of Namkhai Norbu Rinpoche and Lama Tharchin Rinpoche….
Author(s): John Myrdhin Reynolds, Namkhai Norbu

8. 7 Mindsets to Master Self-Awareness (2010)

 Best Self Awareness Books Everyone Should Read7 Mindsets to Master Self-Awareness awakens specific positive mindsets that build a solid foundation for lasting states of inner peace, joy, and a deep love for life to exist in every arena. Positive Thought Leader, Elizabeth Diamond takes you on a journey through the seven main energy centers of the body to access your personal source of guiding wisdom. She shares simple practices and exercises for tuning into your natural state of being ultimately allowing you to master your ability to feel good on a consistent and steady basis. Nothing is more important than shifting your awareness…
Author(s): Elizabeth Diamond

9. Personal Power through Awareness, revised edition: A Guidebook for Sensitive People (The Earth Life Series) (2019)

 Best Self Awareness Books Everyone Should ReadAn Internationally Bestselling Orin BookThis bestselling spiritual classic with a timeless message has been updated to include an entirely new section on clearing energy that expands upon what was taught in the original book. This includes a powerful process to recognize and clear any unwanted energy, such as thoughts, beliefs, and emotions of others, so you can more easily stay balanced and centered.Channel Sanaya Roman presents Personal Power through Awareness, given to her by Orin, a timeless being of love and light. In the tradition of Jane Roberts, Esther Hicks, and Edgar Cayce, this…
Author(s): Sanaya Roman

10. Get a PhD in YOU: A Course in Miraculous Self-Discovery (2017)

 Best Self Awareness Books Everyone Should Read“Julie nails it! The best investment you will ever make is an investment in YOU, because who you are becoming is more important that what you do. The potential upside for a significant return on investment from utilizing this book is priceless! Get a PhD in YOU is just that – an investment in uncovering the best version of yourself, who is meant to shine and feel purposeful so you can live your most fulfilling life. I’m thrilled that Julie is sharing her strategies with the world and for the journey that you’re about to embark on!” — What if you learned to…
Author(s): Julie Reisler

Best Self Awareness Books Everyone Should Read

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some self awareness books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

Emotional Intelligence for Leadership: 4 Week Booster Plan to Increase Your Self-Awareness, Assertiveness and Your Ability to Manage People

Author(s): Johanatan Slane
ID: 2393659, Publisher: Independently published, Year: 23 Apr 2019, Size: 307 Kb, Format: epub

Leading Yourself: A Guide to Increasing Self-Awareness, Self-Alertness, and Self-Leadership.

Author(s): Hundley, Zebulan
ID: 2669435, Publisher: , Year: 2020, Size: 2 Mb, Format: epub

Mindfulness Workbook for Stress Relief: Reduce Stress through Meditation, Non-Judgment, Mind-Body Awareness, and Self-Inquiry

Author(s): Snow LMFT, April
ID: 2825657, Publisher: Rockridge Press, Year: 2020, Size: 1 Mb, Format: epub

Please note that this booklist is not errorless. Some books are absolutely best-sellers according to Chicago Tribune, others are composed by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant links you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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