The Best Self-Help Books

The world is full of self-help books, and many of them are full of tips and tricks that can help improve your life. The best self-help book for you depends on a number of factors, but to help you decide, here is a look at a few of the best self-help titles in the world.

How to Win Friends and Influence People

This self-help classic by Dale Carnegie is nearly 80 years old, but it still resonates with a modern audience. Written for business people, its secrets can be utilised by anybody. Learn how to set goals, visualise and achieve.

7 Habits of Highly Effective People

If you are in a slump and wondering what you can do to be more successful, this book is for you. It teaches you how to adjust your mindset, and then, it discusses the seven habits of successful people. Briefly, these habits are as follows:

Setting end goals
Helping both parties to win
Understanding before trying to be understood
Working as a team player
Continuously improving

The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success

This book by Deepak Chopra looks at a different set of seven laws, and it explains how to opt out of the busy competitive life and become spiritually happier. The laws in this book include giving, karma, intention and purpose among others.

The Secret

Written by Rhonda Byrne in 2006, The Secret tells of an age-old strategy for success. It brings together the success stories of all kinds of people and claims that they all used the same strategy – visualising what they wanted. Known as the law of attraction, visualisation can be used for success in business or pleasure.

The Happiness Project

If the days feel long but the years feel short, you may not be focusing on what matters. When writer Gretchen Rubin realised this, she embarked on a project to be happier. This is her tale of a year singing, reading and generally having more fun. While reading it, you may learn the secrets of happiness.