#1 BIG MAGIC BY ELIZABETH GILBERT

One of my favorite self-help books of all time is Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear by Elizabeth Gilbert. This the incredible story of how ideas float around in the world trying to find just the right person. She shares some of her most intimate experiences with magic, creativity, and living a fulfilling life. I would recommend this book to anyone who loves to read, including; entrepreneurs, parents, educators, and just about everyone else.

Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear

#2 THE LIFE-CHANGING MAGIC OF TIDYING UP BY MARIE KONDO

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing is one of the most life-changing self-help books I have ever read. This book really altered my mindset around stuff! Decluttering can truly be an exciting experience if you have Marie Kondo’s wise words to live by. This book is the foundation of the incredibly popular Konmari Method!

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing

#3 THE LITTLE BOOK OF BIG LIES: A JOURNEY INTO INNER FITNESS BY TINA LIFFORD

If you like story-driven life lessons than this raw and incredibly illuminating book by Tina Lifford is perfect for you. This book has 14 personal stories from Lifford that will help you change the way you see not only the world but yourself. This book will help you change your perception and build the life you want. 

The Little Book of Big Lies: A Journey into Inner Fitness

#4 THE POWER OF SELF-DISCIPLINE BY BRIAN TRACY

Are you struggling to get past the same lame excuses day after day that is keeping you from achieving your dreams and goals? Your problem might be a lack of self-discipline or your willingness to do what you have to do even when you don’t feel like it. Brian Tracy has packed this book full of activities and exercises to prompt you to make the changes to reach your personal goals, business and money goals, and overall happiness.


No Excuses!: The Power of Self-Discipline

#5 YOU ARE A BADASS BY JEN SINCERO

Jen Sincero is blunt and to the point in her motivating self-help book, You Are A Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Live an Awesome Life. This book has many practical strategies that you can start using today. Follow the steps in this book to manifesting a more exciting and meaningful life. Do you want to make more money, find a life partner, or go on more adventures? If yes, Jen Sincero will remind you that it is all possible!

You Are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life

#6 HOW TO WIN FRIENDS AND INFLUENCE PEOPLE BY DALE CARNEGIE

Dale Carnegie’s How to Win Friends and Influence People is a bit older but still relevant. Are you struggling to maintain friendships or hoping to develop more meaningful connections? If yes, this book is for you.


How to Win Friends & Influence People

#7 THE FOUR HOUR WORKWEEK BY TIM FERRISS

The Four Hour Workweek is for the aspiring entrepreneur who is ready to dive in and make some serious changes to his or her life. Are you ready to make money and change your lifestyle? Tim Ferriss will help you “escape the 9-5, live anywhere, and join the new rich.” This book holds a lot of information. Plan to take it slow and implement as you go.

The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich

#8 RADICALLY HAPPY BY PHAKCHOK RINPOCHE

Happiness means something different to everyone. Many want to feel excitement and enthusiasm regularly, while others want to find a sense of contentment with what they already have. Radically Happy will support you in becoming more mindful through meditation. This book presents personal narratives and scientific studies that will teach you to begin to experience how shifting your perspective slightly can create radical happiness in your life.

Radically Happy: A User's Guide to the Mind

#9 THE FRIENDSHIP FORMULA: ADD GREAT FRIENDS, SUBTRACT TOXIC PEOPLE AND MULTIPLY YOUR HAPPINESS BY CAROLINE MILLINGTON 

Everyone has toxic people in their lives, but what would your world be like if they were no longer around? The Friendship Formula will help you identify your true friendships, and navigate the people in your life. Take back control of your relationships and multiply your happiness with this book!

The Friendship Formula: Add Great Friends, Subtract Toxic People and Multiply Your Happiness

#10 EAT THAT FROG! BY BRIAN TRACY

“There’s an old saying that if the first thing you do each morning is to eat a live frog, you’ll have the satisfaction of knowing you’re done with the worst thing you’ll have to do all day. For Tracy, eating a frog is a metaphor for tackling your most challenging task—but also the one that can have the greatest positive impact on your life. Eat That Frog!”  If you struggle to complete dreaded tasks on your to-do list each day, then this classic self-help book is for you!


Eat That Frog!: 21 Great Ways to Stop Procrastinating and Get More Done in Less Time