Updated: Aug 4, 2020
While the world is simultaneously facing either government mandated or self appointed quarantine, anxiety levels are high and productivity levels are low. Boredom is starting to hit and netflix accounts are running dry- so where does this leave us? A…book perhaps? But, what to read?
Self Help books have been trending across book shelves and social media platforms for some time now, so what better opportunity to jump on the bandwagon!? Listed below are some of the most highly recommended books, ranging from Best Seller List stars to unnoticed pocket weapons that are ready to change your life. These literary support systems can help you find comfort during a period of mass hysteria, all while providing a burst of productivity.
These books cover topics including but not limited to; how to prioritize mental health and self care, how to become the best version of yourself, social standards and how to fight the norm, how to amplify and excel your career, discovering spirituality, mastering productivity, overcoming & outrunning our demons, and more.
With each book title is a link to where it can be purchased. Be sure to look out for FREE audiobook options as well. Enjoy, and feel free to comment thoughts, opinions, and your favorite self help books!
Make Your Bed: Little Things That Can Change Your Life…And Maybe the World, by: Admiral William H. McRaven. Purchase https://www.amazon.com/Make-Your-Bed-Little-Things/dp/1455570249/ref=sr_1_1?crid=15UBSJK8JSJHC&keywords=make+your+bed&qid=1584374557&sprefix=make+your+be%2Caps%2C159&sr=8-1***
Calm the F*ck Down: How to Control What You Can Accept and What You Can’t So You Can Stop Freaking Out and Get On With Your Life. (A No F*cks Given Guide), by: Sarah Knight. Purchase https://www.amazon.com/Calm-Down-Control-Accept-Freaking/dp/031652915X/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=Calm+the+fuck+down&qid=1584374670&sr=8-1.***
Emotional Detox for Anxiety: 7 Steps to Release Anxiety and Energize Joy, by: Sherianna Boyle. Purchase https://www.amazon.com/Emotional-Detox-Anxiety-Release-Energize/dp/1507212100/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=%22Emotional+detox+for+anxiety%22+by+Sherianna+Boyle&qid=1584375055&sr=8-1.***
Heart Talk: Poetic Wisdom for a Better Life, by: Cleo Wade. Purchase https://www.amazon.com/Heart-Talk-Poetic-Wisdom-Better/dp/1501177346/ref=sr_1_1?crid=2OXV9HGRECMHF&keywords=heart+talk+by+cleo+wade&qid=1584374845&sprefix=heart+talk+%2Caps%2C153&sr=8-1***
The Road Less Traveled, Timeless Edition: A New Psychology of Love, Traditional Values and Spiritual Growth, by: M. Scott Peck. Purchase https://www.amazon.com/Road-Less-Traveled-Timeless-Traditional/dp/0743243153/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=%E2%80%9CThe+Road+Less+Traveled%E2%80%9D+by+M.+Scott+Peck.&qid=1584374991&sr=8-1***
The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life, by: Mark Manson. Purchase https://www.amazon.com/Subtle-Art-Not-Giving-Counterintuitive/dp/B01I29Y344/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=the+Subtle+Art+of+Not+Giving+a+F**k+book&qid=1584375211&sr=8-1***
Outwitting the Devil: The Secret to Freedom and Success, by: Napolean Hill. Purchase https://www.amazon.com/Outwitting-Devil-Secret-Freedom-Success/dp/1469259036***
10% Happier: How I Tamed the Voice in My Head, Reduced Stress Without Losing My Edge, and Found a Self-Help That Actually Works, by: Dan Harris. Purchase https://www.amazon.com/10-Happier-Reduced-Self-Help-Actually/dp/B00I8NLVFY/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=Dan+Harris+10%25+happier&qid=1584375354&s=audible&sr=1-1***
Go Put Your Strengths to Work: 6 Powerful Steps to Achieve Outstanding Performance, by: Marcus Buckingham. Purchase https://www.amazon.com/Put-Your-Strengths-Work-Outstanding/dp/B000O3GYEE/ref=sr_1_2?crid=3VQTHMH8M2DYW&keywords=go+put+your+strengths+to+work&qid=1584375736&s=books&sprefix=Go+out+your+strengths+%2Cstripbooks%2C153&sr=1-2***
Depression Constipation: How Pooping Saved My Sanity...and Other Stories https://www.amazon.com/Depression-Constipation-Pooping-Sanity-Stories/dp/1537535048/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=depression+constipation+lindsay&qid=1596486627&sr=8-1
The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment, by: Eckhart Tolle. Purchase https://www.amazon.com/Unknown-The-Power-of-Now/dp/B00005AAPL/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=The+Power+of+Now+by%3A+Eckhart+Tolle&qid=1584377921&s=audible&sr=1-1***
12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos, by Jordan B. Peterson. Purchase https://www.amazon.com/12-Rules-Life-Antidote-Chaos/dp/B0797Y87JC/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=JBP-12+rules&qid=1584377003&s=books&sr=1-1***
Girl, Wash Your Face: Stop Believing the Lies About Who You Are So You Can Become Who You Were Meant to Be, by: Rachel Hollis. Purchase https://www.amazon.com/Girl-Wash-Your-Face-Believing/dp/1400201659/ref=redir_mobile_desktop?ie=UTF8&aaxitk=UC.ymZbJTtO4V7bplSwBMw&hsa_cr_id=2040797040001&ref_=sb_s_sparkle***
Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones https://www.amazon.com/Atomic-Habits-Proven-Build-Break/dp/0735211299
Stronger than Stigma https://strongerthanstigmabook.now.site/home
Stand up to Depression: How to Activate THE BODY MIND MIRACLE and Defeat Depression https://www.amazon.com/Stand-Up-Depression-Activate-MIRACLE/dp/1977217605/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=Stand+up+to+depression&qid=1596486688&sr=8-1
Limitless: Upgrade Your Brain, Learn Anything Faster, and Unlock Your Exceptional Life https://www.amazon.com/Limitless-Upgrade-Anything-Faster-Exceptional/dp/B086WPC14V/ref=msx_wsirn_v1_1/136-6341547-4201737?_encoding=UTF8&pd_rd_i=B086WPC14V&pd_rd_r=50a191d5-71c1-4cdc-a950-37064025f33e&pd_rd_w=RDzHs&pd_rd_wg=y2040&pf_rd_p=3187ad9b-122f-43f5-9fd5-75b35f775d85&pf_rd_r=Z3TJY9B9B4PMERJMTWZZ&psc=1&refRID=Z3TJY9B9B4PMERJMTWZZ
The Power of Letting Go How to Drop Everything That’s Holding You Back https://www.amazon.com/Power-Letting-Go-everything-holding-ebook/dp/B07XXT7NST
Little Panic Dispatches from an Anxious Life https://www.amazon.com/Little-Panic-Dispatches-Anxious-Life/dp/1538711923