Fast Five Fridays: Self-Help Books – Powerful Gifts For Yourself And Those You Love


Give yourself and those you love the gift of self-improvement and healing with the following books, which are masters in their field. Self-help books are timeless, and allow us to move beyond our current state if we take the time to read them, and follow up on the suggested actions. I am personally very fond of the following books and hope you will enjoy them as much as I have.


Old School Grit: Times May Change, But the Rules for Success Never Doeant to be – this book takes you through some interesting and powerful lessons to become the powerhouse you are meant to be.

The principles taught in this book are:

  • You create your own destiny.
  • Your beliefs determine what is possible.
  • Embrace your struggle.
  • Finish strong.
  • Stick with what you love.
  • Keep moving forward.
  • Meet others needs.
  • Find a greater purpose.
  • Avoid the negative.
  • Effort beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard.
  • Focus on what you can control.
  • Don’t waste time.
  • Never quit.


The Book of Joy: Lasting Happiness in a Changing World 

This book highlights the many ways in which we can all bring greater joy, fulfillment, and purpose into our lives, and illuminates the nature of the interconnected relationship between painful emotions and deep happiness.

Written by the H.H. Dalai Lama and Desmond Tutu, this powerful book is humorous, deep, and warm, a must read.






The Tapping Solution for Manifesting Your Greatest Self: 21 Days to Releasing Self-Doubt, Cultivating Inner Peace, and Creating a Life You Love – a deep and practical introduction to a healing technique called EFT or Tapping. If you have never experienced the power of this healing technique, but are curious, this is the book to start you on your personal healing journey, that may be more profound than you imagine.


I’m Not OK, But I Want To Be: How I Overcame Depression. A Beginner’s Guide to Understanding, Identifying and Overcoming Depression – a helpful book that showcases how to grow beyond depression and master your life despite it while chronicling the personal experiences of the Author. Well-written, and personal


The Art of Belief: Design Your Mind to Destroy Limitations, Unleash Your Inner-Greatness, and Achieve the Success of Your Dreams – limiting believes can hold us back from achieving the potential we all have. This book moves you from those limiting belief into a state that makes achievement possible. Includes practical exercises.


What are your favorite self-help books that you have read in the last year? Leave your favorites in the comment section below.







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