Best Self-Help Books

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From career tips to relationship advice, there are lots of great self-help books on the market. But with so many options to choose from, how do you know which ones are worth your time?

VALLEY has the answers for the best self-help books for each part of your life.

The Happiness Project

Gretchen Rubin’s hit self-help book is the perfect read to kick off this list. With hilarious anecdotes and great real life stories, this book offers a lot of practical advice.

It teaches that small, mindful changes can go a long way. The book is set up differently than a lot of other self-improvement books, too. Rubin wrote the book over the span of a year in order to make sure she was actually applying the changes she offered to readers.

It offers a new piece of advice for each month so you can read a chapter each month for a whole year or read it all at once.

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The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change

Who doesn’t want to be more productive in life? This book helps oneself rework habits to become more successful. It literally gives you the tools to become more effective in whatever it is you want to do in life. This book is a great choice for those who have been feeling stuck lately and want to improve their habits to be more productive.

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How to Win Friends & Influence People

This book by Dale Carnegie is a self-help classic. It was written in 1937 to guide salespeople through the struggles of door-to-door selling. However, its lessons are still applicable to any career. Carnegie’s guidance proves the importance of appreciating the people you’re doing business with. Kindness goes a long way and can make business deals of any kind a lot easier.

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

This New York Times best-seller is packed with humor and inspiration, while also offering helpful advice. Jen Sincero, a world-traveling success coach, offers up her best self-improvement tips in her refreshing and funny book.

This read pokes fun at traditional self-help books and creates a modern take on a lot of great life tips. Readers will learn why they are how they are, how to love what they can’t change, how to change what they don’t love, and how to use “The Force.”

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

Marie Kondo is an icon in the realm of cleaning and organization. This One #1 New York Times best-seller is the perfect guide to decluttering your home. Kondo shares her revolutionary revolutionary KonMari Method for simplifying and organizing your home.

Who couldn’t use some new tips to organize their home? This book will help you clean your house in a way that allows you to easily keep it clean. Learn how to identify items that spark joy and those that don’t to clean out clutter.

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There is an array of books whether online reads or the classic paperback just waiting to be read. If you find yourself needing motivation in one area more than others, go and read one of these finds! If you’re looking for an overall self-improvement book like the ones listed above, authors from all over the world are curating books to help with just that. Turn the page to a whole new you.



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