Do you ever feel like you’re not good enough? Do you lack self-confidence and self-esteem? If so, you’re not alone. A lot of people struggle with these issues. But don’t worry, there is hope! In this blog post, we will discuss 10 self-esteem books that can help boost your confidence and make you feel more confident in yourself. Reading these books will help you to see yourself in a new light and inspire you to become the best version of yourself. So what are you waiting for? Start reading!
The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
Paulo Coelho’s enchanting novel has inspired a devoted following around the world. This story, dazzling in its powerful simplicity and inspiring wisdom, is about an Andalusian shepherd boy named Santiago who yearns to travel in search of a worldly treasure as extravagant as any ever found.
The book’s hero leaves his flock in the care of a friend and embarks on a journey that leads him to the Egyptian pyramids, where he meets a mysterious alchemist who holds the secret key to Santiago’s treasure. No one knows what the treasure is, or if Santiago will be able to find it. But what starts out as a boy’s dream becomes a remarkable journey to self-discovery and a testament to the transformative power of our dreams and the importance of listening to our hearts.
Burn After Writing by Sharon Jones
This is a book for anyone who has ever had a secret, a story, or a self they’ve wanted to share but haven’t. It’s for anyone who has ever looked at their life and thought, “There must be more to this than what I’m doing right now.”
In Burn After Writing, Sharon Jones offers a unique and powerful approach to self-discovery through guided journaling. With over seventy provocative prompts, she leads you on a journey of self-reflection that is at once painful, funny, and enlightening. By turns tough and tender, this book will make you think, cry, laugh, and maybe even burn your own journal when you’re done. But most importantly, it will help you find your voice and finally tell your story.
The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin
In this lively and compelling account of her yearlong quest to discover what contributes to happiness, Rubin reveals the nine principles that guided her journey.
Among them: Be Gritful; Let Go of What’s Gone; Give Yourself a Break; Aim to Enjoy Rather Than Excel.
This book will inspire you to start your own happiness.
The Wisdom of Insecurity by Alan W. Watts
In The Wisdom of Insecurity, Alan Watts explores the difference between our self-image—the way we see ourselves—and reality. Our self-image is nothing more than an idea, a mental construct that we create and then believe in. But this self-image is not who we really are.
Through his trademark blend of Eastern wisdom and Western common sense, Watts shows us that the only way to find true security is to stop chasing after an illusory sense of self and instead develop a more realistic and holistic view of who we are.
The Wisdom of Insecurity is an insightful and timely book that will change the way you think about yourself and the world around you.
The Subtle Art of Not Giving A F*ck by Mark Manson
In this generation-defining self-help guide, a superstar blogger cuts through the crap to show us how to stop trying to be “positive” all the time so that we can truly become better, happier people.
For decades, we’ve been told that positive thinking is the key to a happy, rich life. “F*ck positivity,” Mark Manson says. “Let’s be honest, shit is f*cked and we have to live with it.” In his wildly popular Internet blog, Manson doesn’t sugarcoat or equivocate. He tells it like it is—a dose of raw, refreshing, honest truth.
The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz
In The Four Agreements, bestselling author don Miguel Ruiz reveals the source of self-limiting beliefs that rob us of joy and create needless suffering. Based on ancient Toltec wisdom, The Four Agreements offer a powerful code of conduct that can rapidly transform our lives to a new experience of freedom, true happiness, and love.
The Four Agreements are:
– Be Impeccable with Your Word
– Don’t Take Anything Personally
– Don’t Make Assumptions
– Always Do Your Best
By implementing these four agreements into your life, you will create a new selfimage—one that is empowered and free to create a life you truly love.
The Road Less Traveled by M. Scott Peck
M. Scott Peck begins The Road Less Traveled with the famous line, “Life is difficult.” This simple but profound observation sets the tone for what is to follow and has helped make this book one of the most influential self-help books of all time.
In his now classic work, Dr. Peck provides an in-depth look at the problems we all face and the solutions we need to find our way out of the maze of human suffering. He takes us on a journey of self-discovery, providing insights and wisdom that will help us along the way.
The Road Less Traveled is an essential book for anyone who is seeking a more fulfilling and meaningful life.
The Art of Happiness by Dalai Lama XIV
In this book, the Dalai Lama shows us that the key to happiness lies within ourselves. He offers a practical approach to dealing with the problems and challenges we face in life, and he provides simple yet powerful tools for achieving lasting happiness.
The Art of Happiness is an inspiring and uplifting book that will change the way you think about yourself and the world around you.
You Are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life
Jen Sincero, best-selling author and worldwide success coach, provides 27 little chapters with bite-size stories, wise counsel, simple exercises, and swearing words to help you: Recognize and change self-sabotaging beliefs and behaviors that prevent you from receiving what you want. Create a life you truly enjoy by identifying and changing harmful ways.
Unfu*k Yourself: Get Out of Your Head and into Your Life
Are you tired of being f’d up? If so, there’s hope. In this book, Bishop provides the tools and advice you need to demolish the slag weighing you down and become the genuinely unf*cked version of yourself. “Wake up to the miracle you are,” he commands.
Lead the life you were meant to have – Unf*ck Yourself.
These self-esteem books are sure to inspire you and help you boost your confidence. By exploring our self-image, learning to accept ourselves, and setting realistic goals, we can achieve true happiness. So why not start reading one of these books today? You may just find that it changes your life for the better. Thanks for reading! I hope you enjoyed this post. Until next time, take care! 🙂