Books can teach us many interesting things in our self improvement process. No wonder Self Help Section in a book store is always crowded with fascinating books. Self improvement books gives us practical, proven theories and facts to help us increase our standard of living, both mentally and socially.
Here are 5 books out of panoply of distinguished ones:
This book summarises research that he conducted over decades, often in collaboration with Amos Tversky. It covers all three phases of his career: his early days working on cognitive biases, his work on prospect theory, and his later work on happiness. It is an astonishingly rich book: lucid, profound, full of intellectual surprises and self-help value. It is consistently entertaining and frequently touching, especially when Kahneman is recounting his collaboration with Tversky.
The main fundamentals in this book revolves around the idea-we create and maintain habits to conserve mental energy so we can think about more complex and difficult issues; these habits can be good or bad or neutral, but once established, they never really leave us, but lurk, waiting to be rediscovered; and creating habits is straightforward, but choosing which habits to create isn’t. This book has many inspiring stories accompanied by many facts that an average human hardly knows.
Failure is a part of success-We all know that but how to deal with failures? Maxwell peppers his book with anecdotes from celebrities, entrepreneurs, and famous people like Edison etc. He uses their stories to illustrate how successful people don’t let failure trap them; they “fail forward” instead. He also cites scientific research and shares stories from his own life.
Talk about self- transformation this book is your best deal. A book as inspiring as it is informative, as practical as it is profound, Mindsight offers exciting new proof that we aren’t hardwired to behave in certain ways, but instead have the ability to harness the power of our minds to re-sculpt the neural pathways of our brains in ways that will be life-transforming.
This book teaches us how to get hold of our wavering mind. Murphy offers very practical and easy-to-use tips on how to use your conscious mind to plant seeds that grow and influence your subconscious mind, the seat of our emotions, fears, strengths and weaknesses. In it’s simplistic approach this book takes you on the edge of happiness in daily life.
I am absolutely sure that there are a number of books which can make this list, however we would run out of space to mention them all. What are your favourite books. Mention them in the COMMENTS. Happy reading.