Best Self Development Books

There are so many books on self development that it can be a huge challenge to sort out the good from the not so good (and the downright awful!). The following are some of the very best ones that have been proven over and over again to provide real and valid advice on self development.

1. Mindset: 21 Mindset tricks – E. N. Richardson

Mindset 21 Mindset tricks – E. N. Richardson

Richardson’s, Mindset is as simple as it is effective. There’s no BS in this book – it gets straight to the point in easy to understand language for all. If you’re serious about wanting to improve your life (and aren’t we all), but don’t want to waste your time struggling through weighty words, then this one is really worth a read.

2. Emergence: Seven steps for radical life change – Derek Rydall

Emergence Seven steps for radical life change – Derek Rydall

Emergence is all about what’s known as the ‘Law of Emergence’, an ancient concept re-created by Rydall himself for the 21st century. Discover exactly why we often fail to be the best ‘us’ possible and how to overcome this in the seven step program that’s fully outlined in the pages of the book.

3. Self Discipline: The blueprint to master self discipline – Self Help Blueprints

Self Discipline The blueprint to master self discipline – Self Help Blueprints

Despite the dodgy title that could be taken in the wrong manner, these self control and self discipline guide provides amazing insight into how you can identify your bad habits, master your emotions, and set positive goals that will set you on the path to success.

4. How to Create the Life You Want – Vanessa Angel

How to Create the Life You Want – Vanessa Angel

This is a truly all round personal development book. How to Create the Life You Want brings up some very surprising reasons why you’re not the happy, successful, feel-good, positive person you know you could be. This book will set you on the right path to get to exactly where you want to be in life.

5. Achieve Anything in Just One Year – Jason Harvey

Achieve Anything in Just One Year – Jason Harvey

Achieve Anything in Just One Year provides you with 365 actionable suggestions that will take you on a yearly journey to reinvent yourself, get happy, and simply enjoy being alive. And of course, these all lead to you managing to unlock your full potential.

6. You Can’t Cheat Success – Tom Corson Knowles

You Can’t Cheat Success – Tom Corson Knowles

Tom Corson Knowles is no fly-by-nigh when it comes to self development. He’s helped thousands of people around the world to do as he has (build a massively successful business along with a happy lifestyle) to do what he’s done. You Can’t Cheat Success will let you know how the little things you think don’t matter are actually the most important of all! A real eye opener.

7. The Compound Effect – Darren Hardy

The Compound Effect – Darren Hardy

The Compound Effect is based on the fact that your decisions affect your life (you don’t say…!). Hardy’s no-bull book gets straight to the point with absolutely no BS to trawl through.

Benefit from a truly simple to follow staged program that will assist you in moving towards any goal you choose, chart your progress along the way, and literally achieve any desire that you want.

8. The Ultimate Secret of Total Self Confidence – Robert Anthony

The Ultimate Secret of Total Self Confidence - Robert Anthony

It’s certainly a truism that the basis behind self development is having self confidence. And Dr. Robert Anthony is perhaps the king of helping everyone – from Joe Public right through to the biggest sports stars , execs, and celebs, learn how to make their self confidence soar.

The Ultimate Secret of Total Self Confidence is perhaps one of the top books out there to enhance your life in every way possible. It may well be at the bottom of this list, but we have to say, we’ve left the best until last…