Read These Self-Help Books To Stay Healthy Mentally



Self care describes the things you do to keep your mental, physical­ and emotional health better.­ Caring for yourself means paying attention to your well-being, doing things you like to reduce stress and anxiety.

Self-care is important to maintain healthy relationships with others and to maintain your healthy lifestyle. If you don’t feel well mentally, you will not be able to transmit good vibes to others. You will feel stressed and low if you don’t cheer up yourself.

Books can help you to take care of yourself. Here are some of the good books you should read.

(1) The Practicing Mind: Bringing Discipline and Focus into Your Life by Thomas M. Sterner

We need discipline, focus and patience to acquire a new skill or to complete a challenge. In this book, Sterner demonstrates how we can learn skills after facing failures. He teaches us to apply steady efforts to reach our goals without giving up. Practice is the process to achieve our goal.

(2) Stumbling On Happiness by Daniel Gilbert

In this brilliant and engaging book, Harvard psychologist Daniel Gilbert describes how our mind and imaginations about the future can misestimate our tomorrows.

(3) A Manual for Living (A Little Book of Wisdom) by Epictetus

This book shares thoughts about how to live your life peacefully with joy. There are some things we can’t control and some we can control. So do not spend your life chasing things you desire but are not important.

(4) The Art of Possibility: Transforming Professional and Personal Life by Rosamund Stone Zander and Benjamin Zander

This book gives us a deep sense of the power of possibility in every aspect of life. Rather than comparing your life to others, find and focus on the possibilities you can have in every situation.

(5) The 10X Rule: The Only Difference Between Success and Failure by Grant Cardone

The 10X Rule suggests the principle of “Massive Action” which allows you to reach the next level of your goal. If you are after big goals, ordinary actions are not enough. Your actions should be 10X greater than your estimation.

(6) Love Yourself Like Your Life Depends on it by Kamal Ravikant

This book is a collection of thoughts on what the author learned and experienced from his life. You should love yourself with the same intensity and power, the intensity and power you would use to pull yourself up to save your life if you were hanging off a cliff. As if your life was depended on it. Life will love you back if you love yourself.

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