We continuously make promises to ourselves that we’re going to make changes in our lives for the better. However, overtime we hear ourselves say this and don’t commit to it, we make it a little bit harder to start on. Self-Transformation is easy, the hardest part is getting started.
Their are lots of areas in our lives where we can make improvements, some people want to start up their own business, others want to improve confidence, and then there are those that want to improve their fitness levels.
Whatever your goal is, an excellent place to get started is with a good book! The following are self-improvement books that stretch across a range of areas, even better a couple of them are free at the moment! So you’ve really no excuse. Let’s get started on your mission for self-transformation and make 2016 a year of positive change!
5 Books That Will Transform Your Life
The Art of War by Sun Tzu
“If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles. If you know yourself but not the enemy, for every victory gained you will also suffer a defeat. If you know neither the enemy nor yourself, you will succumb in every battle.”
― Sun Tzu,
The Art of War is a two-thousand-year-old Chinese classic. The Art of War enjoys enduring popularity among readers. It is a classic study of strategy and how to shape your tactics to cope with evolving situations and, in some cases, how to fight without actually committing yourself to battle. Their are many lessons here that can be applied across all areas of life.
How to Work for Yourself by Bryan Cohen
How to work for yourself is a 55-page book on managing time, energy, finance and personality in order to become a successful entrepreneur. This book will help you to manage your time effectively, plan your business, book, blog or course, while at the same time improving the balance in your life.
*How To Work For Yourself is Free on Amazon at the moment!
The Art of Public Speaking by Dale Carnegie
“Destiny is not a matter of chance. It is a matter of choice.”
― Dale Carnegie,
With a strong focus on the practical skills of public speaking and grounded in classical and contemporary theories of rhetoric, The Art of Public Speaking offers full coverage of all major aspects of speech preparation and presentation. The book has interesting techniques to turn you into a confident and effective public speaker.
Not Your Average 5K by Jill Angie
“Instead of searching outwardly for a reflection of what makes you a person of value—your size, appearance, clothes, or the balance in your bank account—you must start believing you are a creature of value merely because you exist. That no matter what anyone else thinks, you matter. You are beautiful, fabulous and amazing exactly as you are this very moment.”
― Jill Angie
If you’ve ever tried a Couch to 5K training plan that promised to work for anyone, only to end up quitting after three weeks because it was too hard, this is the book for you.
The Motivation Switch by AJ Winters
This book consists of the 77 tips that are most useful for getting motivated. The book is fluff-free: you won’t have to wade through pages of psychological jargon and case studies to get to the “good bits.”
*The Motivation Switch is free on Amazon at the moment!