Self Improvement books, I love them. Back before the Internet we would read dead trees!
I would spend hours upon hours sitting in book shops ‘browsing’. Meaning I would find a nice chair with a stack of books and read for far too long.
A wonderful way to spend a rainy day!
What follows are some of my favorites of what I consider must reads in the areas of Financial, Physical and Mental Freedom. ( I will be adding to this post so what started with 10 could be 100 by the time you read this!)
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- 1 1. Think Grow Rich – By Napoleon Hill
- 2 2. Master Key – By Charles Haanel
- 3 3. Mind Power – By William Walker atkinson
- 4 4. 30 Days Of Discipline
- 5 5. The 4 Hour Work Week
- 6 6. Tibetan Book of Living & Dying
- 7 7. Money – Master The Game
- 8 8. How to Win Friends & Influence People
- 9 9. Shen Gong and Nei Dan in Daxuan
- 10 10. Warriors Guards The Mountain
Napoleon Hill was one of the first to ask what makes a winner? He found out, tested it and gave it to us all in this book.
This book does far more than talk about money. It reveals the steps to take to be a winner in any area of life.
Showing us how to plan, make decisions and then onto tougher lessons such as how to persevere, change our thinking, use auto-suggestion to create new skills and overcome our fears. Get it here.
It describes the very force that lays behind those successful people we all know. It is all very practical written in a very logical style laying out the method and allowing the reader to draw their own conclusions as exercises are completed.
With this just like Think Grow Rich it is a book of action. Learn, implement and observe the results. Get it here.
This is an absolute monster of a book. Showing some of the personality of the author William Walker Atkinsons work. It brings together some of his earlier books and includes them in this massive (over 400 pages) masterpiece.
In this culmination of his life’s work he covers everything from the very practical problems such as ‘how to make money all the way up to more esoteric methods of crafting the perfect personality.
Amazing work. Though I believe most appreciated after careful study of the first two books on this list.
He speaks from experience having lost everything before applying these principles and regaining it all. Get it here.
4. 30 Days Of Discipline
This is short sharp shock to the system.
Like medicine it might not taste nice but it gets the job done. This book rebuilds your mentality and physical prowess over 30 days.
It instills in you constructive habits that make you a winner and rids you of all the habits that were making you a looser.
Sounds harsh? I know but that is the style of the book. I highly recommend it as if you need a breakthrough this might be way to get it. I actually found the author of this book while researching entrepreneurs who had used Think Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill.
Because guess what the author of 30 Days Of Discipline also had his life changed by Think Grow Rich! Get 30 Days Of Discipline here.
5. The 4 Hour Work Week
Nothing really I can add, his blog is full of info like this but you have to find it first as he has huge amount of info on his blog. So do yourself a favor get the book and start hacking your life!
This book doesn’t try to say what will happen at death or explain it all but seeks to get us thinking about this reality and that we should be mindful of it in our precious life.
Best experienced. This is a book I have brought and given away a number of times. Get it here.
I am really glad I took the plunge with this one. This is epic and super powerful. It’s 688 pages of information you can take action on TODAY to change your life. Like a modern day Napoleon Hill! Get it here .
This is definitely one to have in your collection as it is something that is picked up again and again as the years roll on. Get it here.
It all may sound like a movie but what he writes about is a reality we can all experience.
I am going to keep it mysterious, but if you like Martial Arts, Meditation, Spirituality, Practicality, Adventure and the odd beer then this may be the book you have been looking for. Get it here.
Some are Warriors, some healers, some more priestly but all with a story to share and knowledge to give.
Wonderful book and lots of inspiration inside for those of us who used to watch David Carradine in Kung Fu or watched Van Damme in Bloodsport.
It’s a book that inspies travel and adventure so be warned you might find yourself buying a flight after reading this! Get it here.
Thanks for reading and I hope you find these as inspirational as I do. I will continue adding to this post any books I think are worthy! So check back here in the future.