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Best Self Improvement Books Reviewed & Ranked

Here is a list of the best Self Improvement books, some I have read myself, some that I did research on, and all have great reviews!

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

Best Self Improvement Books Reviewed & RankedPractical, 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. The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom (A Toltec Wisdom Book) (1997)

Best Self Improvement Books Reviewed & RankedIn The Four Agreements, bestselling author don Miguel Ruiz reveals the source of self-limiting beliefs that rob us of joy and create needless suffering. Based on ancient Toltec wisdom, The Four Agreements offer a powerful code of conduct that can rapidly transform our lives to a new experience of freedom, true happiness, and love. • A New York Times bestseller for over a decade. • Over 8.5 million copies sold in the U.S. • Translated into 46 languages worldwide. “This book by don Miguel Ruiz, simple yet so powerful, has made a tremendous…
Author(s): Don Miguel Ruiz

3. You Are a Badass®: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life (2013)

Best Self Improvement Books Reviewed & RankedYOU ARE A BADASS IS THE SELF-HELP BOOK FOR PEOPLE WHO DESPERATELY WANT TO IMPROVE THEIR LIVES BUT DON’T WANT TO GET BUSTED DOING IT. In this refreshingly entertaining how-to guide, bestselling author and world-traveling success coach, Jen Sincero, serves up 27 bitesized chapters full of hilariously inspiring stories, sage advice, easy exercises, and the occasional swear word, helping you to: Identify and change the self-sabotaging beliefs and behaviors that stop you from getting what you want, Create a life you totally love. And create it NOW, Make some damn money already. The kind you’ve never made before. By the end…
Author(s): Jen Sincero

4. Accelerated Learning: Your Complete and Practical Guide to Learn Faster, Improve Your Memory, and Save Your Time with Beginners and Advanced Techniques (2019)

Best Self Improvement Books Reviewed & RankedAre you looking for a simple way to improve your memory without spending tons of money ? Do you often feel stressed or overwhelmed with loads of information you need to learn? In our fast-paced world, not only is educational innovation present and available, but we also have a population that is demanding more. Every new invention we learn is just a stepping stone towards a greater innovation. Each new theory or discovery we make is just a chip away at a bigger truth that we’re exploring. With so much to be learned, we can’t use the same old methods we have been for gaining new information. Instead, we have to make sure that we’re…
Author(s): Travis O’Ryan

5. Confidence: How to Overcome Your Limiting Beliefs and Achieve Your Goals (2015)

Best Self Improvement Books Reviewed & RankedUnsure of Yourself? Learn How to Develop More Confidence in Your Abilities and Achieve Your Goals Most of us have no problems identifying goals we want to accomplish. It’s putting these plans into action that is difficult. Sometimes we lack discipline or motivation. However, there’s another reason why you might struggle to make changes in your life – you have low self-efficacy. What is self-efficacy? What are the main four sources of it? How can you develop more confidence in your abilities? These are some of the questions I’ll answer in this short book. The advice you’re…
Author(s): Martin Meadows

6. The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You’re Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are (1) (2010)

Best Self Improvement Books Reviewed & RankedWhen our embarrassments and fears lie, we often listen to them anyway. They thwart our gratitude, acceptance, and compassion—our goodness. They insist, “I am not worthy.” But we are worthy—of self-discovery, personal growth, and boundless love. With Brené Brown’s game-changing New York Times bestseller The Gifts of Imperfection—which has sold in more than and Forbes recently named  —we find courage to overcome paralyzing fear and self-consciousness, strengthening our connection to the world.A motivational and inspiring guide to wholehearted…
Author(s): Brené Brown

7. The Alchemist (2014)

Best Self Improvement Books Reviewed & RankedNote: Item has rough Cut edges(Edges are cut improperly intentionally by the manufacturer) A special 25th anniversary edition of the extraordinary international bestseller, including a new Foreword by Paulo Coelho. Combining magic, mysticism, wisdom and wonder into an inspiring tale of self-discovery, The Alchemist has become a modern classic, selling millions of copies around the world and transforming the lives of countless readers across generations. Paulo Coelho’s masterpiece tells the mystical story of Santiago, an Andalusian shepherd boy who yearns to travel in search of a worldly treasure….
Author(s): Paulo Coelho

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

Best Self Improvement Books Reviewed & RankedTransform 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…
Author(s): Cyndie Spiegel

9. Self Discovery Journal: 200 Questions to Find Who You Are and What You Want in All Areas of Life (Self Discovery Journal, Self Discovery Questions) (2018)

Best Self Improvement Books Reviewed & RankedWho am I? What do I want?- If you finally want these questions answered, then keep reading…Whether you’re looking for some midnight writing inspiration or hoping to delve into the questions that have boggled the greatest minds in history, then Self-Discovery Journal has something for you. Being a modern-day scribe myself, I’ve found no better therapy for soothing the soul and tool for self-discovery than some good ol’ journal writing. This is why I’ve compiled for you a series of questions that will not only serve as writing practice but will also shed some light into the mechanisms…
Author(s): Gerald Confienza

10. The Self-Love Experiment: Fifteen Principles for Becoming More Kind, Compassionate, and Accepting of Yourself (2017)

Best Self Improvement Books Reviewed & RankedToo many people seem to believe that they are not allowed to put themselves first or go after their own dreams out of fear of being selfish or sacrificing others' needs. The Self-Love Experiment rectifies this problem. Whether you want to achieve weight loss, land your dream job, find your soul mate, or get out of debt, it all comes back to self-love and accepting yourself first. Shannon Kaiser learned the secrets to loving herself, finding purpose, and living a passion-filled life after recovering from eating disorders, drug addictions, corporate burnout, and depression.    Shannon…
Author(s): Shannon Kaiser

Best Self Improvement Books Reviewed & Ranked

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 improvement 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.

Persuasion in Self-improvement Books

Author(s): Jeremy Koay
Publisher: Springer International Publishing;Palgrave Pivot, Year: 2019, Size: 1 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2354930

Stand Firm: Resisting the Self-Improvement Craze

Author(s): Svend Brinkmann
Publisher: Polity, Year: 2017, Size: 179 Kb, Download: epub
ID: 2149758

Desperately Seeking Self-Improvement: A Year Inside the Optimization Movement

Author(s): Carl Cederström, André Spicer
Publisher: OR Books, Year: 2017, Size: 2 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2224576

Self-Improvement 2016 44 Techniques to Find Your Purpose, Reach Your Goals, Master Your Emotions and Improve Your Relationships

Author(s): Amerson, Dan
Publisher: , Year: 2016, Size: 266 Kb, Download: epub
ID: 2070583

Self Help: Memory Improvement Secrets For Impeccable Concentration, Mental Clarity And Focus, That Gets You Results Fast

Author(s): Hughes, John
Publisher: , Year: 2015, Size: 146 Kb, Download: epub
ID: 2072898

Dear Hannah : a geek's life in self-improvement

Author(s): Dhingra, Philip
Publisher: Nuclear Elements, Year: 2014, Size: 2 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2071809

50 Great Lessons from Life. Self-improvement Advice Born of Experience

Author(s): Tony Spollen
Publisher: ePub Direct;Oak Tree Press, Year: 2013, Size: 236 Kb, Download: epub
ID: 1342180

The therapist's workbook : self-assessment, self-care, and self-improvement exercises for mental health professionals

Author(s): Jeffrey A Kottler
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons , Year: 2012, Size: 1 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 901874

Self-improvement 101 : what every leader needs to know

Author(s): John C Maxwell
Publisher: Thomas Nelson , Year: 2009, Size: 913 Kb, Download: epub
ID: 878604

Please note that this booklist is not final. Some books are really best-sellers according to Los Angeles Times, others are drafted 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? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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