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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.

1. 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. In A Year of Positive Thinking, you’ll transform your mindset and motivate positive life changes one thought, one day, and one year at a time.From day one, this book teaches you the power of positive thinking through quick and digestible affirmations based in positive psychology, neuroscience, and personal development. Spanning one full year, from January to December, these daily meditations guide you…
Author(s): Cyndie Spiegel

2. 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. From creating a plan to spend more time with family and friends, to zeroing-in on a career that you can feel good…
Author(s): Robyn L. Gobin PhD

3. 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. It contains the essence of the contemporary spiritual path, embodying joy, growth, and increased…
Author(s): Sanaya Roman

4. 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. It includes a variety of constructive and actionable tips, tricks and exercises, including: explore a variety of fun and creative ways to love yourself unpack your experiences…
Author(s): Shainna Ali

5. 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 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

6. 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. Through seven paradigm shifting assertions such as: “I am wired to win,” “I embrace the uncertainty” and “I expect nothing and accept everything,” Bishop helped millions of readers to move past their self-imposed limitations.Still, Bishop…
Author(s): Gary John Bishop

7. 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. 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 to “disarm” your defenses and…
Author(s): Burgo Ph.D., Joseph

8. 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

9. 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. Structuring the book as a parable in which the example of Botswana has lessons for the rest of the globe, Livingston shows how fundamental needs for water, food, and transportation become harnessed to what she calls self-devouring growth: an…
Author(s): Julie Livingston

10. 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. 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 your life. No…
Author(s): Dr. K. L. Register

11. 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. It refers to a mysterious configuration in our psyche that hides inside us and toils against our best interests. If we don’t succeed in identifying and eliminating this sinister part, we can never be truly free. This book reveals the…
Author(s): Peter Michaelson

12. 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. With the Workbook section, now included in the updated Handbook, you can explore your goals, where you stand now and the issues from the past holding you back. This book will help you find new opportunities, learn new behaviors and life skills to become the best version of…
Author(s): Suzie Doscher

13. 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. 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…
Author(s): David H. Wagner

14. 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. Written by a foremost Christian men’s leader, this powerful book invites men to take a probing look at their identities, relationships, finances, time, temperament, and most important, the means to bring about lasting change. If life’s demands are constantly…
Author(s): Patrick Morley

15. 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? Do you think there must be something wrong with you because traditional motivational strategies don’t work for you? You are not alone. I share your frustration with not being able to achieve the goals you want to achieve. There is nothing…
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 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
Publisher: LuminEssence Productions, Year: 27 Jan 2012, Size: 243 Kb, Download: epub
ID: 2296761

Get Your Life Together(ish): A No-Pressure Guide for Real-Life Self-Growth

Author(s): Julia Dellitt
Publisher: Adams Media, Year: 2019, Size: 2 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2349111

Enneagram: The Secret Way to Find Your Personality Type and Strengthen Relationships to Achieve Spiritual Growth and Self-Discovery (Bonus: A Test on How to Find Your Personality Type)

Author(s): Owen Grahart
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, Year: 2018, Size: 640 Kb, Download: epub
ID: 2272044

Plugged Into Porn: Guide To Breaking The Bad Habits Of Pornography And Masturbation Addiction (Self Growth Book 1)

Author(s): Tony Sayers
Publisher: , Year: 2018, Size: 295 Kb, Download: azw
ID: 2332340

The Grit Guide for Teens: A Workbook to Help You Build Perseverance, Self-Control, and a Growth Mindset

Author(s): Caren Baruch-Feldman
Publisher: Instant Help Books, Year: 2017, Size: 4 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2266635

Growth and Form of Self-organized Branched Crystal Pattern in Nonlinear Chemical System

Author(s): Rohit Srivastava, Narendra Yadav, Jayeeta Chattopadhyay
Publisher: Springer Singapore, Year: 2016, Size: 3 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1534336

Adult Learning for Self and Relational Growth (ALG): An Integrative Developmental Model

Author(s): Isabel Borrás
Publisher: SensePublishers, Year: 2016, Size: 3 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1582056

Celebrating the Wounded Healer Psychotherapist: Pain, Post-Traumatic Growth and Self-Disclosure

Author(s): Sharon Klayman Farber
Publisher: Routledge, Year: 2016, Size: 2 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1591099

Electro-Chemo-Mechanics of Anodic Porous Alumina Nano-Honeycombs: Self-Ordered Growth and Actuation

Author(s): Chuan Cheng
Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, Year: 2015, Size: 29 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1377422

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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