10 must read motivational books which change the way you look at life

10 must read motivational books which change the way you look at life
Motivational Books

Motivational books guide you to get success in life. These books give you the knowledge you need to succeed. These books give you a new perspective about life.

Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers.

-Charles B. Eliot

How motivational books impact your life?

The author of motivational books does a research to write a book. They interviewed many successful peoples, they make some research on psychology also. So, the motivation book is gives you very authentic and knowledge about life.

Reading motivational book boosts your confidence and restore your faith in yourself. It provides you not only knowledge about success and life but it also provides practical techniques and tool which is applicable in real life.

These books help us to break comfort zone and expand your vision about life. These books help you like your friend in difficult situations and show you the right path.

Also read: Benefits of reading motivational books

So, let’s check top 10 motivational books which can impact your life.

10 Motivational Books:

1. The Alchemist:

The Alchemist

Author: Paulo Coelho

“The Alchemist” is one of the bestseller books written by Paulo Coelho. This book is translated into 80 languages.

The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight time.

– From book ‘The Alchemist’

This motivational book tells you the story of shepherd boy named ‘Santiago’. Santiago has a dream, he wants to find the most valuable treasure in the world.

This book describes how Santiago pursues his dream and finds treasure. The journey of shepherd boy will motivate you to chase your dreams.

2. The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari:

The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari

Author: Robin Sharma

Author and motivational speaker Robin Sharma wrote book The monk who sold his Ferrari” . This is a self-help book.

Mind management is the essence of life management.

– From book ‘The monk who sold his Ferrari’

The book tells the story of Julian Mantle, a lawyer who has been very successful in his career but has failed to maintain work-life balance. Julian’s life changes when he collapsed in court room due to severe heart attack.

After heart attack he sold all his luxuries and went to Himalaya in search of peace of mind. Yogis in Himalaya enlightened him with knowledge of life.

This knowledge changes Julian’s life to meaningful and happy life. To know what knowledge Julian got you must read this motivational book.

This book gives you knowledge about various aspects of life. Using the techniques described in this book one can make their life more meaningful.

3. You Can Win:

You Can Win

Author: Shiv Khera

“You can win”  is an international best seller book written by author Shiv Khera. This simple and easy to read book guides you to achieve success in life.

Winners don’t do different things, they do things differently.

– From book ‘You can win’

This book helps to develop positive attitude. You can learn how to set goals and what are the actions you should take to achieve these goals. This book teaches you how to convert positive thinking into positive attitude.

4. The Magic Of Thinking Big:

The Magic Of Thinking Big

Author: David Schwartz

David Schwartz’s motivational book The magic of thinking big” empowers many peoples to get success in their lives. This book is first published in 1959.

The thinking that guides your intelligence is much more important than how much intelligence you have.

– From book ‘The magic of thinking big’

This book not give you empty promises, it gives you practical methods which can help you to achieve your goals. It provides knowledge about how to defeat disbelief that create negative thoughts. It teaches you how to make your mind to produce positive thoughts and set your mindset for success.

5. Think And Grow Rich:

Think And Grow Rich

Author: Nepoleon Hill

The book Think and grow rich” is masterpiece in personal development book category. This book is written by Nepoleon Hill in 1937. This book is result of author’s research on more than forty millionaires and their thinking.

The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desire brings weak results, just as a small fire makes a small amount of heat.

– From book ‘Think and grow rich’

Using the knowledge and techniques from this book we can be rich in every aspect of life like money, health, happiness and business etc. It teaches us how to control your mind and thoughts to become rich.

6. As a Man Thinketh:

As a Man Thinketh

Author: James Allen

The book As a man thinketh” is a self-help book, written by James Allen Published in 1903. Through this book author shows how thoughts are responsible for every situation in our life which is good or bad.

You are today where your thoughts have brought you; you will be tomorrow where your thoughts take you.

-From book ‘As a man thinketh’

This is a small but very effective book teach us how thoughts build our character. This book also helps us to understand how our thoughts effect our health and body.

We can learn from this book, how one can shape their future by mastering their thoughts.

7. The Power Of Positive Thinking:

The Power Of Positive Thinking

Author: Norman Vincent Peale

Author Dr. Norman Vincent Peale ‘s book, Power Positive Thinking”, is an international motivational book. Millions of copies of this book have been sold worldwide. And this inspiring book has been translated into more than 40 languages.

Our happiness depends on the habit of mind we cultivate.

– From book ‘The power of positive thinking’

By applying the knowledge of this book in their lives, many people achieve perfection in their lives. This book teaches us, how to believe in yourself to carry out our dreams. Many practical techniques given in this book are very helpful.

This book shows how positive thinking can change our life. In this book author tell us how to be positive in all conditions in our life.

To remove all negativity from your life and to go on new positive path you must read this book.

8. The 7 Habits Of Highly Effective People:

The 7 Habits Of Highly Effective People

Author: Stephen R. Covey

Author Stephen R. Covey’s book The 7 habits of highly effective people” is one of the best books in self-improvement book category. Millions of copies of this book are sold since 1989 and the book shows many people the path of happy, productive and successful life.

To change ourselves effectively, we first had to change our perceptions.

– From book ‘The 7 habits of highly effective people’

This book shows how you can change your life by changing your perception. The book describes 7 habits which are common in effective people. These 7 habits build our character, so that we become more effective in our life.

Below are the 7 habits described in this book:

  1. Be proactive.
  2. Begin with end in mind.
  3. Put the first thing first.
  4. Think Win-Win.
  5. Seek first to understand, then to be understood.
  6. Synergize.
  7. Sharpen the saw.

9. The Four Agreements:

The Four Agreements

Author: Don Miguel Ruiz

The book, The Four Agreements written by Don Miguel Ruiz, was published in 1997. The book has been translated into 46 languages worldwide. In this book author reveals the source of self-limiting beliefs, which creates needless of suffering in life.

We live in this society with many agreements made by society unknowingly. Most of our life is result of rules made by society, not necessarily they are good for you. This book will free you from that rules.

This book indicates only four agreements. We want to make these agreements with ourselves, not with others. These agreements have ability to transform your life into new one; the life with freedom, happiness and, love.

Below are the four agreements suggested in this book:

  1. Be impeccable with your words
  2. Do not take anything personally
  3. Do not make assumptions
  4. Always do your best

To learn how these agreements can change your life and how to follow these agreements in your life you should read this book at least once in your life.

10. The Power Of Your Subconscious Mind:

The Four Agreements

Author: Dr. Joseph Murphy

“The power of your subconscious mind” is all-time bestseller motivational book. This book is written by Dr. Joseph Murphy in 1963. This book is true guide to improve your life.

Think good and good follows. Think evil and evil follows. You are what you think all day long.

– From book ‘The power of your subconscious mind’

From this book you will learn what is subconscious mind? and how it shapes our life. Once you read this book you will realize the true potential in you.

One can improve their life in all aspects like health, finance, peace of mind, career etc. just by programming subconscious mind in right way. In this book, Dr. Joseph Murphy gives some practical and easy to understand techniques that will definitely have a great impact on your life.

So, to get success, prosperity, peace of mind and happiness you must read these motivational books.

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