Many times, in our life, we feel helpless and alone. A point comes in your life where you feel the need for someone to constantly help you. This happens to everyone. But you must know that there is one person who can always help you and that is you. If you want to grow, improve and sustain, you need to help yourself because other people don’t know what you feel, what you think and what you are going through but you know it well. This is called as self-help. Let’s know more about it.
What is Self Help?
Before you misinterpret, it should be clear in your head that self-help does not mean going through everything alone. It is not about not letting people helping you out of their affection and thoughtfulness.
It is the way of improvement in own intellectual, economic, emotional and psychological state. There are many self-help books available and you must read them.
Why do you need self-help books?
It seems very easy to help yourself but if it was, then nobody would have suffered from stress, depression, self-doubt and pressure. Personal growth is very necessary to understand self-help. Why do we need someone to tell us that we can help ourselves? Why do we need to read some books to know this? Here are the top 5 reasons why do you need self-help books?
- You start loving yourself
- You start making better choices
- You discover your secret potentials
- You forget about limitations
- You set higher aims and work for them
Best self-help books for all
Self-help books are different category wise. Some people suffer financially, some suffer emotionally so they can’t read random self-help books because it may not help them. But there are some self-help books that can be read by all of us, irrespective of what help you are seeking. Here are the top 5 best self-help books for all.
Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
This book should be on top of this list of best self-help books. This book is very enlightening and makes people aware of their own potentials. It is the enchanting story of a shepherd boy Santiago, who wants to travel in search of the treasure. The journey of this boy has inspired millions of people.
The Road Less Travelled by M Scott Peck
This classic book teaches to deal with everyday problems. It talks about relationships and peace. This book shows you the practicality of life, but at the same time, it teaches you to overcome all the fear and do what you want.
Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill
Napoleon Hill is the pioneer of self-help book writers and philosophers. The book has 12 principles of self-help and personal achievement. The book says that if you have faith, confidence and desire, you can achieve anything.
The magic of thinking big by David J Schwartz
This book has worked magic on many people. It helps you to find your worth and using it at the right time and right place. It teaches you that everyone is different, and you must accept that. Along with self-help, you will learn self-love too.
Feel the fear and do it anyway by Susan Jeffers
The name of the book speaks for itself. The book provides an amazing strategy to prevent negative talk in your mind.
Help yourself to be free from depression, guilt and self-doubt. Be kind to yourself and know your worth. Help yourself.