Call it quarter-life crisis or just being in a funk…we’ve all been there at some point in our lives. It is difficult to pull out of a slump at times and even if you have gotten out of it once, doesn’t mean that it wouldn’t’ hit you again. As such, we’ve compiled a list of useful self-help books that will help you tide through those difficult times and make yourself feel a lot less aimless and a lot more proactive.
This self-help by Gary John Bishop acts as a guide for anyone who may be affected by divorce, loss, failure, burden, health etc. The book aims to help the reader find the power that you’ve given away and use it to remove the cloud that you see life through. What we like about it? It’s refreshing and no-holds barred. So you can expect blunt, BS-free approach to help you push forward.
If you’re in your early 20’s and feeling lost, this book is probably the best for you as there are a lot of things that one goes through in our 20s that were not taught in schools – tackling career distress, relationship woes or even owning your singlehood while others around you are getting married. Armed full with practical advice, this book will not let you waste time feeling sorry for yourself and take action to turn your life around.
10% Happier: How I Tamed the Voice in My Head, Reduced Stress Without Losing My Edge, and Found Self-Help That Actually Works–A True Story
This is an unexpectedly hilarious personal account on self-help and meditation, which is unlike a lot of self-help books where they act more like guides. Harris leads us through his adventure involving a disgraced pastor, a mysterious self-help guru and even brain scientists. All in the name of changing his life after a nationally televised panic attack. Besides being a memoir, 10% Happier could help readers to empathise and perhaps learn from his journey.
Girl, Wash Your Face: Stop Believing the Lies About Who You Are so You Can Become Who You Were Meant to Be
Rachel Hollis is the founder of lifestyle website TheChicSite.com and CEO of her own media company, and in her new book, Rachel exposes the 20 lies and misconceptions that too often hold us back from living joyfully and productively, lies we’ve told ourselves so often that we don’t even hear them anymore.
Besides listing her experiences, she also reveals the specific practical strategies that helped her move past them. In the process, she encourages, entertains and convinces us to live with passion while not giving up.
As the saying goes, “Knowledge is power” and we hope that these suggestions will guide you to the power to improve your current situation!
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