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For a woman who loves to read, one struggle you will always face is the need to read everything you come across. Reading educative, informative, and awe-inspiring books written by successful and driven people can go a long way in boosting your self-esteem. There is nothing as refreshing and reinforcing as reading about how someone you admire was able to turn things around even in very dark times.
While there are plenty of wonderful books that would be very fantastic to read, we have chosen the top ten non-fiction books that we think will be both essential and inspiring for women. These books cover a range of subjects from emotions, finances to female empowerment, etc.
Whether you are in need of career advice, a cure for a broken heart, or, perhaps, you just want the reassurance that hard work pays, these books are filled with inspiring information that will help you in all life endeavors. See the list below.
How To Talk To Anyone
Have you ever admired those successful people who seem to have everything going on well for them? When you see the confidently chatting at business meetings and social gatherings, you wish to be like them. To you, they are the ones with the best jobs, spouses, friends, fattest bank accounts, etc.
But, wait a minute! Do you know that many of them are not smarter than you are? They are definitely not better than you in any way. So, what is it? It is one of the best-selling books on Amazon.
The Power Of Habit
Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business, is a book by Charles Duhigg, a New York Times reporter, published in February 2012 by Random House. It explores the science behind habit creation and reformation.
The book contains the key to understanding how habits such as exercising regularly, losing weight, being more productive, etc. work towards achieving success in all aspects of life.
Recently, there has been a lot of research about how our habits shape us, and this is well-explained and beautifully described in this very educative book. It also contains practical advice on how to break certain habits which you may be finding difficult to break.
Act Like A Lady, Think Like A Man
Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man, written by Steve Harvey in 2009, is a best-selling book on dating for women. In this book, the author shares his views on how men think and shares knowledge and dating strategies to help women secure a man, a happy relationship, and marriage.
It is a must-read for every woman who wants to understand why men behave the way they do so as to have a happy relationship with them.
Don’t Overthink It
In life, we have all, at one point or the other been stuck in a cycle of what-ifs, usually plagued by indecision and the fear of getting it wrong. We most times find ourselves overthinking and it seems like it is something that is just a part of us and cannot be stopped. However, is that so?
In this book, Anne Bogel’s answer to the above question is ‘no’. According to her, negative thought patterns which are usually repetitive and unhealthy can be replaced with positive thought patterns that will bring you more happiness, peace, joy.
Master Your Emotions
If you need help dealing with stress, or you want to overcome depression and negative thoughts/feelings, then you should grab a copy of this book.
Master Your Emotions: A Practical Guide to Overcome Negativity and Better Manage Your Feelings, by Thibaut Meurisse, offers solutions to dealing with negative emotions by helping you understand how your emotions work and then teaching you how to apply specific techniques to ensure you manage them as effectively as possible.
The book is a ‘go-to’ manual for improving your emotional state. It will help you to regain control over your emotions and live a happier life.
The Miracle Morning
Imagine if you wake up one morning and realize every aspect of your life has been miraculously transformed positively. How would you feel? What if you are told that there are actually some hidden secrets that are guaranteed to transform every area of your life faster than you ever imagined?
Well, if you are curious about knowing these secrets, just get a copy of this book, then you will discover that the simple things that are now being practiced by several people around the world are probably the things you need to get the life you have always wanted. Read this book and thank me later.
Your mind should work for you, not against you. However, one sure thing that many people do is spend so much time thinking, worrying, and stressing themselves out over unnecessary things. And, do you know that 99% of your thoughts are useless?
In this book, Darius Foroux teaches you how to master your mind by revealing the recipe for taking control of your mind so you can improve your life, career, relationships, business, etc.
The Power of Now
A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment, is a book authored by Eckhart Tolle. The book is intended to be a guide for day-to-day living and emphasizes the importance of living in the present moment and surpassing thoughts of the past or future.
Little wonder, this book has sold over 2 million copies worldwide and has been translated into over 30 foreign languages.
Most people think success comes from good luck or exceptional talent, but many successful people achieve their accomplishments in simpler ways. It is not about being born with a silver spoon, with massive contacts and connections, or with any special talent/skills before you can excel in life.
The author of this book believes that most people usually end up unsuccessful because they either take the path of least resistance or they to resort to immediate gratification instead of considering the long-term effect of their actions. She is of the opinion that self-discipline is the major requirement for success in life.
Limitless is a book that gives people the ability to accomplish more by changing their mindsets. It gives practical techniques that unlock the superpowers of your brain and change your habits.
For over 25 years, Jim Kwik, the author of this book, has worked closely with successful men and women from all walks of life who are at the top in their careers to unlock their true potential.