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Best Self Empowerment Books You Must Read

There are countless Self Empowerment 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. Get Out of Your Own Way: Overcoming Self-Defeating Behavior (1996)

 Best Self Empowerment Books You Must ReadPractical, proven self help steps show how to transform 40 common self-defeating behaviors, including procrastination, envy, obsession, anger, self-pity, compulsion, neediness, guilt, rebellion, inaction, and more….
Author(s): Mark Goulston, Philip Goldberg

2. Every Day Isn’t Perfect: Volume I: Change Begins With You First (2016)

 Best Self Empowerment Books You Must Read“Every Day Isn’t Perfect, Volume I: Change Begins With You First” is a woman’s story. It’s your story. It’s my story. It’s a collection of inspirational stories and prose telling the stories of human hopes and fears. It’s divided into five chapters: Chapter 1: Faith and Purpose, Chapter 2: Philosophy and Wisdom, Chapter 3: Friendship and Community, Chapter 4: Forgiveness and Love, and Chapter 5: Family and Hope.”Every Day Isn’t Perfect, Volume I: Change Begins With You First” shares what I and others have gone through. It shows you how to successfully push through the good as well as the bad days of…
Author(s): Dr. K. L. Register

3. Dancing With the Sun (Girls empowerment and self esteem) (Volume 3) (2014)

 Best Self Empowerment Books You Must ReadA book for girls ages 3-5 that will empower them and make their inner sun shine. From the #1 best seller author of “Sparkly Me” Emma loves to dance and she’s happy to share her thoughts and feelings with you. Read more to find out how Emma feels when she dances and how your child can be inspired by her. This lovely rhyming ebook will make every little girl’s heart shine….
Author(s): Ally Nathaniel, SugarSnail SugarSnail

4. Declutter Your Mind: How to Stop Worrying, Relieve Anxiety, and Eliminate Negative Thinking (2016)

 Best Self Empowerment Books You Must ReadFeel overwhelmed by your thoughts? Struggling with anxiety about your daily tasks? Or do you want to stop worrying about life?The truth is…We all experience the occasional negative thought. But if you always feel overwhelmed, then you need to closely examine how these thoughts are negatively impacting your lifestyle.The solution is to practice that create more “space” in your mind to enjoy inner peace and happiness. With these habits, you’ll have the clarity to prioritize what’s most important in your life, what no longer serves your goals, and how you want to live on a daily basis. And that’s what you’ll learn in ….
Author(s): S.J. Scott, Barrie Davenport

5. The Science of Self-Empowerment: Awakening the New Human Story (2019)

 Best Self Empowerment Books You Must ReadWhat would it mean to discover we’re designed to live extraordinary lives of self-healing, longevity, and deep intuition? Is it possible that the advanced awareness achieved by monks, nuns, and mystics–considered rare in the past–is actually meant to be a normal part of our daily lives? In this revelatory book, now available for the first time in paperback, five-time New York Times best-selling author and 2018 Templeton Award nominee Gregg Braden explains that we no longer need to ask these questions as “What if?” Recent discoveries ranging from human evolution and genetics to…
Author(s): Gregg Braden

6. Let It Be Easy: 12 Actions to Create an Extraordinary Life (The Self-Empowerment Trilogy) (Volume 3) (2017)

 Best Self Empowerment Books You Must ReadWhether it’s heaven or hell, you create your life. If you are always struggling with your finances, relationships, health and career, life is hell. Once you learn how to let everything flow and materialize with ease, life can be heaven. By and large, most people find life to be a struggle. The reason for this is that they were never taught that life can be easy, and they were never taught how to bring about the ease, comfort, safety and peace that makes life a rich, rewarding and joyous experience. After reading this book, you will be able to finally take control of your life in a way that will bring you everything you’ve ever…
Author(s): Tolly Burkan

7. Why Do I Do That?: Psychological Defense Mechanisms and the Hidden Ways They Shape Our Lives (2012)

 Best Self Empowerment Books You Must ReadWhy Do I Do That? adapts the basic strategies of psychodynamic psychotherapy to a guided course in self-exploration, highlighting the universal role of defense mechanisms in warding off emotional pain. With easy-to-understand explanations, the first part teaches you about the unconscious mind and the role of psychological defenses in excluding difficult feelings from awareness. Individual chapters in the longer middle section explore the primary defense mechanisms one by one, with exercises to help you identify your own defenses at work. The final part offers guidance for how…
Author(s): Burgo Ph.D., Joseph

8. Hello Beautiful: Break free from the chains of regret, self doubt and comparison, and discover the freedom, power and beauty of being the real you. (2018)

 Best Self Empowerment Books You Must ReadWhen was the last time you felt good about yourself, worthy, and capable of achieving what it is you want out of life? If it’s been so long you can’t remember, Keryl Pesce has a few bits of insight for you. Hello Beautiful is for women of all ages who deal with: -self doubt or low self esteem -anxiety -regret over a past that cannot be changed In this eye-opening, heart-warming book, you will discover the source of your inner critic and why the popular advice to “Just crush it,” is bad advice. How can you win a war with yourself? Keryl helps you see that your inner critic is part…
Author(s): Keryl Pesce

9. Extreme Spirituality: The Secret Key to Empowerment (The Self-Empowerment Trilogy) (Volume 2) (2016)

 Best Self Empowerment Books You Must ReadExtreme Spirituality is any experience whether it be firewalking or practicing humble service to others. It shows us how our egos mask, limit, distort, or diminish our knowledge of a greater reality. Over twenty extreme spiritual practices are highlighted, and readers will learn how even unpleasant or dangerous situations can help us experience how love, wisdom, compassion, and interconnection reveal aspects of our divine nature and leave us with a crystal-clear distinction between our egos and our “higher-selves.” This book, using many different extreme…
Author(s): Tolly Burkan, Weil MD, Andrew

10. Fearless: Women’s Journeys to Self-Empowerment (2019)

 Best Self Empowerment Books You Must ReadWe are witnessing the re-dedication of women all over the world to equality.The fearless women in this collection tell us through essays, poems, andstories of the pivotal moments in their lives when they reveal their wisdomto endure challenges and to fight for survival. We stand as witnesses whenthey discover self-empowerment. Their powerful stories of quiet strength orground shaking realizations changed them and may well change you….
Author(s): Cat Pleska

11. Backbone: The Modern Man’s Ultimate Guide to Purpose, Passion and Power (2016)

 Best Self Empowerment Books You Must ReadDavid Wagner is a transformational teacher and dedicated leader, on a committed path of service, guiding others to awaken to their inner wisdom and authentic power.’ –Gabrielle Bernstein, New York Times bestselling author of Miracles Now. So many self-help books on the market have a feminine edge and do not speak directly to a man’s masculinity. The message that men have been given so far is that they have to get in touch with their feminine side if they want to embrace change. This book blows this theory out of the water and is a total game changer. It enables men to transform…
Author(s): David H. Wagner

12. The Self Care Prescription: Powerful Solutions to Manage Stress, Reduce Anxiety & Increase Wellbeing (2019)

 Best Self Empowerment Books You Must ReadReal self care practices to enrich every part of your lifePicture your best life: Where would you work? What would your social calendar look like? What personal interests would you be exploring? This book is your prescription to turn those visions into a reality―with proven self care strategies for every area of your life. The Self Care Prescription empowers you to find balance and purpose in your relationships, work, and life. From creating a plan to spend more time with family and friends, to zeroing-in on a career that you can feel good about, the book will help you create…
Author(s): Robyn L. Gobin PhD

Best Self Empowerment Books You Must 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 empowerment 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.

Chakra Empowerment for Women: Self-Guided Techniques for Healing Trauma, Owning Your Power & Finding Overall Wellness

Author(s): Lisa Erickson
Publisher: Llewellyn Publications, Year: 8 Dec 2019, Size: 4 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2449999

The Science of Self-Empowerment

Author(s): Gregg Braden
Publisher: Hay House, Year: 2019, Size: 5 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2339275

European Parliament Ascendant: Parliamentary Strategies of Self-Empowerment in the EU

Author(s): Adrienne Héritier, Katharina L. Meissner, Catherine Moury, Magnus G. Schoeller
Publisher: Springer International Publishing; Palgrave Macmillan, Year: 2019, Size: 2 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2408011

Big Gal Yoga: Exercises, Affirmations, and Routines to Help You Find Self-Acceptance and Empowerment

Author(s): Valerie Sagun
Publisher: Seal Press, Year: 2017, Size: 55 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2488905

Pharmaceutical Advertising as a Source of Consumer Self-Empowerment: Evidence from Four Countries

Author(s): Isabell Koinig
Publisher: Gabler Verlag, Year: 2016, Size: 13 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1469311

Weapons of Fitness: The Women’s Ultimate Guide to Fitness, Self-Defense, and Empowerment

Author(s): Avital Zeisler
Publisher: Avery, Year: 2015, Size: 11 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 1412943

Clairvoyance for Psychic Empowerment: The Art & Science of "Clear Seeing" Past the Illusions of Space & Time & Self-Deception

Author(s): Carl Llewellyn Weschcke
Publisher: Llewellyn Publications, Year: 2013, Size: 8 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1692763

Self-hypnosis and subliminal technology : a how-to guide for personal-empowerment tools you can use anywhere!

Author(s): Eldon Taylor
Publisher: Hay House , Year: 2012, Size: 4 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 877206

Religious Minorities in the Middle East: Domination, Self-Empowerment, Accommodation

Author(s): Anh Nga Longva, Anne Sofie Roald
Publisher: BRILL, Year: 2011, Size: 1 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2195760

Please note that this booklist is not errorless. Some books are absolutely chart-busters according to Chicago Tribune, others are drafted 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? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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