When it comes to self-help books, all are not made equal. The following are 10 of the best selling ones out there today – and we have to say, they’ve sold in their millions because they actually do what they say in the title…!
1. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People – Stephen R. Covey
Covey’s book, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, offers advice that’s as true today as it was when it was written over 25 years ago. It’s inspired those from all walks of life: from parents to CEOs, it seems that being successful is all about being effective.
A powerful read – there’s a reason it’s been bought and read by millions of people all around the world.
2. How to Win Friends and Influence People – Dale Carnegie
How to Win Friends and Influence People has been in the bestseller list for over six decades. OK, so some of the terminology might be a bit out-dated now, but the principles within its pages are still as valid as they ever were. Carnegie’s advice is honest, and given with integrity.
If you want to be a success and become a better person too, then this book should certainly be on your ‘must read’ list.
3. The Power of Now – Eckhart Tolle
Translated into over 30 different languages and selling well over 2 million copies, The Power of Now is all about the spiritual journey to real truth and enlightenment. It’s a book that many claim to have changed their life. Perhaps it can do the same for you?
4. Think and Grow Rich – Napoleon Hill
Think and Grow Rich has sold over 80 million copies since its release in 1937. Discover the laws of success that you can use to bring about conquering any situation – in a way that’s so simple and easy to follow you’ll be amazed that you didn’t think about it in this manner before. A true classic…!
5. The 4 Hour Work Week – Timothy Ferriss
The clue is in the title when it comes to the New York Times bestseller, The 4 Hour Work Week – and it’s all about not working harder, but working smarter. Timothy Ferriss is probably one of the world’s foremost entrepreneurs today, and this is probably his most classic book.
You can also follow him on his blog and podcast.
6. The 48 Laws of Power – Robert Greene
The 48 Laws of Power is certainly one of the best selling self-help books of all time. And this version gives you an easy to digest summary and re-cap of all that’s within its pages. Profound and easy to carry around at all times – perfect for when you need to revisit some of the powerful information contained inside.
7. You Can Heal Your Life – Louise Hay
You Can Heal Your Life is all about how that anything is possible to achieve (or heal), if you’re prepared to put the mental work in. Life is very simple – what we give out, we get back. This is the message contained in the wise words within. Believing in yourself is key to happiness, and this book will show you the exact steps to take to start your road to ‘healing’.
8. Who Moved My Cheese – Spencer Johnson
Don’t be mistaken by the small size of Who Moved My Cheese, because as we all well know, size certainly isn’t everything. Truly simple, short, yet packed with powerful information, there’s a reason millions of folks swear by the messages they read inside. For anyone going through a major life change (new job, new home, new whatever….), this book is the perfect read.
9. How to Stop Worrying and Start Living – Dale Carnegie
Another global bestseller, How to Stop Worrying and Start Living, you can join over 6 million people who’ve followed Carnegie’s advice to stop being concerned about the ‘stuff’, take back control and really start enjoying life.
After all. We’re only here the once, so we need to make the very best of every day we have on our fair planet. Dale Carnegie certainly knows his stuff when it comes to real and practical advice as to how we can all do just that.
10. The Magic of Thinking Big – David Schwarz
The Magic of Thinking Big has helped over 4 million people discover exactly how to achieve their goals. And that’s goals in respect of career, relationships, happiness… In fact, every single corner of your life.
If you’re looking to find out how you can have a positive outlook on life, and achieve true contentment and happiness, then this is the book for you.