Road to Self Improvement: 5 Books to Read

Everyone wants to be better. We want hard bodies and weight loss. We want to improve our memory. We want wealth and success.

What we do for the sake of self improvement can be both mentally and physically trying: psychiatry, dieting, even hypnosis. At the end of the day, improving one’s self will always be a matter of mental determination.

It never hurts to seek a little inspiration. Here are 5 books on diversified subjects that, with a little psychic resolve, can help begin the trip to self improvement.

How to Have Confidence and Power in Dealing with People

Leslie T. Giblin

Though written in 1956, this book demonstrates that human nature hasn’t, and, likely, never will, change. With a breakdown of human behavior’s main principles, discover the simplicity behind proven and impressive techniques for listening, achieving power and influencing people. It’s the 21st Century and this work is still highly regarded, growing its following every single year. It’s almost like its author was clairvoyant.

What Should I Do with My Life?: The True Story of People Who Answered the Ultimate Question

Po Bronson

Profiling over 50 individuals in professions that include farmers, attorneys, truck drivers and physicians, the author records what brought each subject to chose not a job, but a “calling.” No one here is famous or a traditional hero, yet they are fascinating people who made positive decisions about their lives and achieved success and satisfaction. The author even challenges himself by intersecting his own ruminations and search to find a medium between career and happiness.

The Street Smart Psychic’s Guide to Getting a Good Reading

Lisa Barretta

In an attempt to better understand circumstance and the world around us, using medium readings, psychics or a tarot reading isn’t uncommon. This book offers advice on finding the right path for getting the best reading. This, of course, leads to offering clear choices for what one is seeking in life. The author covers astrologers, mediums, tarot readers, and even telephone psychics. There is also advice on how to avoid the scammers.

Life Was Never Meant to Be a Struggle

Stuart Wilde

The author takes the reader on his trip from immigrant to success through his use of metaphysical studies applied to universal laws. The book tries to pinpoint the struggles in an individual’s life. Once accomplished, he shows how to create a focused action plan to eliminate them, often in interesting, if unconventional, ways. At less than 100 pages, this is the only book on the list that can be consumed in a day or two.

Why We Get Fat: And What to Do About It

Gary Taubes

Want to know how to gradually lose that stomach? To accomplish that goal, this book will reveal the five foods to avoid. Ever wonder why some people stay skinny regardless of how much they eat, while others can’t lose a pound no matter how much they diet? This book will give the answer. Learn about the myths of obesity and the best way to eat. If dieting and exercise has been confounding and frustrating, this should definitely be the next selection on your reading list.


There is one fact about self-improvement that will always be relevant: It’s never too late.

Source by Lacey Miya

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