Books for Growth

My goal in life is remain a perpetual student. To learn and evolve. To better myself constantly.

One way I carry out this duty is to reading everything I can get my hands on. Below you will find a list of varying self-help books that I’ve picked up in all my wanderings. 

P.S. After typing up this list I realized that all the titles start with a one-to-three word phrase, then a colon, and then an explanation… Note to self Here lies the formula for Self-Help titles. 

  • The Well-Educated Mind: A Guide to the Classical Education You Never Had by Susan Wise Bauer
  • Switch: How to Change Things When Change is Hard by Chip Heath
  • The Element: How Finding Your Passion Changes Everything by Ken Robinson
  • Imagine: How Creativity Works by Jonah Lehrer
  • 168 Hours: You Have More Time Than You Think by Laura Vanderkam
  • Quitter: Closing the Gap Between Your Day Job and Your Dream Job by Jon Acuff
  • Getting Things Done: the Art of Stress-Free Productivity by David Allen
  • Mindset: the New Psychology of Success by Carol S. Dweck
  • What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast: A Short Guide to Making Over Your Mornings  by Laura Vanderkam
  • The Four Agreements: A Practicle Guide to Personal Freedom by Miguel Ruiz
  • Your Inner Awakening: For Questions That Will Change Your Life by Katie Byron
  • Use Your Body to Heal Your Mind: Revolutionary Methods to Release All Barriers to Health, Healing, and Happiness by Henry Grayson
  • Six Pillars of Self-Esteem by Nathaniel Branden
  • The Secret by Rhonda Byrne
  • Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry Into Values by Robert M. Pirsig
  • Emotional Intelligence: Why It Can Mater More Than IQ by Daniel Goleman
  • David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants by Malcolm Gladwell
  • Thinking Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman 
  • The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch
  • Outliers: The Story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell
  • The Book of Forgiving by Desmond Tutu

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