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Best Self Growth Books: The Ultimate Collection

Looking for the best Self Growth books? Browse our list to find excellent book recommendations on the subject.

A Year of Positive Thinking: Daily Inspiration, Wisdom, and Courage (2018)

 Best Self Growth Books: The Ultimate CollectionTransform your life with daily inspiration, affirmations, and meditations from A Year of Positive Thinking.Yes, you can change your life by changing your thoughts.
Author(s): Cyndie Spiegel

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

 Best Self Growth Books: The Ultimate CollectionReal 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.
Author(s): Robyn L. Gobin PhD

Spiritual Growth: Being Your Higher Self (1992)

 Best Self Growth Books: The Ultimate CollectionNote: The eBook version has been revised and updated, however the information and teaching is essentially the same as the printed version.This book is a national and internationally best-selling classic with a timeless message. It has been translated into over 24 languages. Once in a decade comes a book that can affect people at the very core of their experience. A contemporary masterpiece in the tradition of the world’s great spiritual writings, Spiritual Growth is such a book.
Author(s): Sanaya Roman

The Self-Love Workbook: A Life-Changing Guide to Boost Self-Esteem, Recognize Your Worth and Find Genuine Happiness (2018)

 Best Self Growth Books: The Ultimate CollectionYou need love from yourself as much as from others. When you have low self-esteem, low confidence or even self-hatred, it’s impossible to live life to the fullest. It’s time to build your self-love and transform your attitude, emotions and overall outlook on life! This helpful workbook allows you to become aware of your own unique needs and goals while discovering how to better accept and love your true self.
Author(s): Shainna Ali

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

 Best Self Growth Books: The Ultimate CollectionFeel overwhelmed by your thoughts? Struggling with anxiety about your daily tasks? Or do you want to stop worrying about life?The truth isWe 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.
Author(s): S.J. Scott, Barrie Davenport

Do the Work: The Official Unrepentant, Ass-Kicking, No-Kidding, Change-Your-Life Sidekick to Unfu*k Yourself (Unfu*k Yourself series) (2019)

 Best Self Growth Books: The Ultimate CollectionBased on the New York Times bestseller Unfu*k Yourself comes an all new book of prompts, questions, and exercises, giving you the tools to intentionally commit to finally unfu*king your life.In Unfu*k Yourself, Gary John Bishop inspired people to put his words into action to transform their fu*king lives.
Author(s): Gary John Bishop

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

 Best Self Growth Books: The Ultimate CollectionWhy 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.
Author(s): Burgo Ph.D., Joseph

Get Out of Your Own Way: Overcoming Self-Defeating Behavior (1996)

 Best Self Growth Books: The Ultimate CollectionPractical, 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

Self-Devouring Growth: A Planetary Parable as Told from Southern Africa (Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography) (2019)

 Best Self Growth Books: The Ultimate CollectionUnder capitalism, economic growth is seen as the key to collective well-being. In Self-Devouring Growth Julie Livingston upends this notion, showing that while consumption-driven growth may seem to benefit a particular locale, it produces a number of unacknowledged, negative consequences that ripple throughout the wider world.
Author(s): Julie Livingston

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

 Best Self Growth Books: The Ultimate Collection“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.
Author(s): Dr. K. L. Register

Freedom From Self-Sabotage: How to Stop Being Our Own Worst Enemy (2017)

 Best Self Growth Books: The Ultimate CollectionSelf-sabotage has been called the enemy within, the shadow, and the inner saboteur. It has been referred to in clinical manuals as Self-Defeating Personality Disorder. It comes in many guises, stalking us in the forms of self-doubt, low self-esteem, worry, anxiety, fear, depression, guilt, and addictive behaviors. At its worst, it constitutes not just self-defeat but self-destruction and self-hatred.
Author(s): Peter Michaelson

Balance: A Practical Handbook and Workbook for Finding Balance during Life’s Difficult Moments (2018)

 Best Self Growth Books: The Ultimate CollectionUpdated and Revised Edition:The BALANCE Handbook helps you with difficult moments. The moments in which you wish you had someone who could give you encouragement, support and strength.This book is about change and finding balance in life.Read it when you feel vulnerable and unsure of yourself.
Author(s): Suzie Doscher

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

 Best Self Growth Books: The Ultimate CollectionDavid 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.
Author(s): David H. Wagner

The Man in the Mirror: Solving the 24 Problems Men Face (2014)

 Best Self Growth Books: The Ultimate CollectionThe Man in the Mirror has established itself as a cornerstone in men’s literature since its 1989 release. Winner of the prestigious Gold Medallion Award and appearing on the bestseller list eighteen times, it has helped thousands of men understand the person who stares back at them from the glass each morning and know what to do about his twenty-four most difficult problems.
Author(s): Patrick Morley

Not Another F-ing Motivation Book: A Pragmatist’s Guide to Nailing Your Motivation, Keeping It, and Effortlessly Achieving Your Goals (2017)

 Best Self Growth Books: The Ultimate CollectionA motivation book like no other – no hype, no purple prose, no preaching. Just the stuff that works (where all the typical motivational strategies have failed). Practical and easy-to-read. Are you tired of having to ‘get motivated’ time and time again yet failing to achieve your goals? Do you feel like motivational quotes, visualisation or inspirational stories have not really helped you?
Author(s): Joanna Jast

Best Self Growth Books: The Ultimate Collection

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 Library Genesis and download some self growth 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.

Spiritual Growth: Being Your Higher Self

Author(s): Sanaya Roman
ID: 2296761, Publisher: LuminEssence Productions, Year: 27 Jan 2012, Size: 243 Kb, Format: epub

Choose Growth : A Workbook for Transcending Trauma, Fear, and Self-Doubt

Author(s): Scott Barry Kaufman; Jordyn Feingold
ID: 3376246, Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group, Year: 2022, Size: 3 Mb, Format: epub

Lessons from the Empress: A Tarot Workbook for Self-Care and Creative Growth

Author(s): Cassandra Snow; Siri Vincent Plouff
ID: 3519815, Publisher: Red Wheel Weiser, Year: 2022, Size: 2 Mb, Format: epub

Please note that this booklist is not final. Some books are really best-sellers according to The Wall Street Journal, others are written by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant resources you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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