A book that will help you make big changes in your life. The author provides many steps that the reader can take to help them to reach a specific outcome or expectation.
If you are ready to make changes in your life, here there are the 10 best books that you need to read in 2021. Surely, these 10 books transform your life into what you want in all aspects.
1.The Autobiography of a yogi by Paramhansa Yogananda.
In this book, Paramhansa Yogananda talks about complex concepts such as karma, the law of miracles and the most powerful form of meditation technique is Kriya Yoga. Many successful people recommend this book. This book breaks down the ego that we possess.
If you are a spiritual seeker and you are finding the meaning of life then this book is for you!
2.The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
The Alchemist was written by Paulo Coelho. This book has crossed all boundaries and has taken a life of its own.
The alchemist is the story of a shepherd named Santiago who travels from his homeland to the Egyptian desert in search of a treasure buried near the pyramids. During his quest, he meets a lot of people, but when Santiago meets a strange wise man who claims to be a king of some far-off land, he decides to seek his treasure. The most important lesson in this book is,
• Every day there is a new opportunity to make your dreams come true, don’t waste it. Your dreams will happen, just stay focused on all the blessings each day of your life. Never stop dreaming, visualize everything you desire, it’s a request you are sending out to the universe.
• There is no point dwelling over the past and the future, all you have is the present. No amount of regret can change the past and no amount of worrying can change your future.
• You need to follow your heart and define what exactly that you want out of life and construct a personal narrative according to that.
You will feel very connected to Santiago’s quest for wisdom, the journey of self-discovery. This journey will make you believe in your own dream and will help you realize it.
3.The One Thing by Gary W. Keller and Jay Papasan
For those who want to achieve extraordinary results in any field, this One Thing book is for you written by Gary W. Keller and Jay Papasan.
This book tells you the rules of doing more work in less time and tells us that successful people are successful because they spend the most time doing an important job, not because they stay average by doing a lot of work.
In our day there is nearly 10 task to complete and we try to complete all the task but finally, the results will not satisfy. For that author says, we want to prioritize our task that which one task we did all the other tasks will become easier or unnecessary.
The problem with trying to do too many things at the same time causes stress, loss of sleep, and missed moments with family and friends.
Finally, Focus on one thing and do it well as much as you can.
4.The Power of your Subconscious mind by Joseph Murphy
The Power of your Subconscious mind teaches you how to develop positive thinking in every aspect of your life. This book is written by Joseph Murphy which was first published in the year 1963. But it remains to be one of the leading books in the self-help genre.
The main concept Murphy says is, Change your thoughts and you will reach your destiny.
The author says about our subconscious mind, whatever you feed your subconscious mind it is good or bad but it registered as facts. It’s a miracle of healing mentally and physically. The subconscious mind works every day, month, year till our last breath. There are many examples in this book to understand.
In this book, the author explains the detailed concept of the subconscious mind and some techniques that you can learn and change your life.
5. The Millionaire Fastlane by MJ. Demarco
The Millionaire Fastlane was written by MJ. Demarco. In this book, you will know three ways to become rich and you will understand that there is no use in becoming rich in old age.
He explains three financial roadmaps to wealth: The sidewalk, the slow lane, and the fast lane. This roadmap gives you a direction and guides action.
The sidewalk is poverty. You are on the sidewalk you have a debt in a bank. You spend your free time watching Tv, doing wasting time, and complaining about life. You are not interested to learn the same work. You blame what happens wrong in your life.
The slow lane is mediocrity. You are on the slow lane you have a certain amount in your bank account. You feel a house is an asset. You know to use a savings account is not good and you like to invest in shares in the stock market. You know the value of time and you try to use it. You think to read books like self-help books for earning more but you don’t have time to read one book a week. You still blame family, friends, boss, and company for going wrong in your life.
Fast lane is wealth. You are on the fast lane your income and your lifestyle attained in a maximum stage. You can enjoy your life as you want. You know how to use the stock market in an effective way. You have multiple businesses and assets. If anyone goes wrong in your life you blame yourself.
This book is helpful for those who it like to start a business and becoming an entrepreneur.
6. 7 Habits of highly effective people by Stephen R. Covey
Stephen R. Covey’s book 7 habits of highly effective people is a self-help book. More than 25 million copies sold. This book tells us about some powerful lessons for our life.
In this book, Stephen R. Covey explains 7 habits which are,
Habit 1: Be proactive
Reactive people do they always focus on the things that they could not control and other proactive people say that’s not under my control instead of complaining. Be proactive.
Habit 2: Begin with an end in mind
The most important one is you have to think about the end of your life . How do you want to be remembered like a good person, honest? Whether your action today will make you remember like that tomorrow. So, begin with an end in mind.
Habit 3: Put first things first
You must spend more time on what is more important in your life. If your family is more important than your friend, then why are you spend more time with your friends than with your family. So think and put first things first.
Habit 4: Think win/win
In order for you to win other people don’t have to lose your life. Look at every situation as a win/win scenario where both of them reach a high.
Habit 5: Seek to understand then to be understood
Truly listen to someone, not just waiting for your turn to speak. Properly listen to other people understanding things from other perspectives.
Habit 6: Learn to synergize
Instead of doing your assignment alone why don’t you get together and study you will achieve much more with your lesser efforts.
Habit 7:Sharpen the saw
Before doing the work get the knowledge about it and learn to sharpen your mind then start to work on it.
7. Emotional Intelligence by Daniel Goleman.
Goleman is the author of the book Emotional Intelligence. In our life every day we face emotional situations like anger, depression, and sadness. Sometimes we can’t control our emotions.
In this book author explain the 5 main areas the Emotional Intelligence plays a main role in our life,
1. Knowing Yourself
2. Managing emotions
3. Motivating oneself
4. Recognizing other emotions
5. Handling other relationships
This book will help everyone to deal better with difficulties and in a negative situation.
8. Atomic habits by James Clear
James Clear’s Atomic habits book gives actionable steps that we can use to improve our habits. Who trying to get rid of negative ones if you are new to habit formation this book is for you.
The author explains How to build a Good Habit and How to Break a Bad Habit. He conveys how small changes to one’s daily routine can give more results in long run.
One of the most important things you can do to build better habits is to change your surrounding. Many parents advise their children when they go first to the school, You must join with good study person then only you will study well and get good marks. So, surround yourself with the same thought of people.
This book is divided into 5 distinct sections that each break down the process of habit formation, and provide an extremely practical framework to implement small improvements to your already existing routine, cultivating it for greater efficiency and growth.
9. Can’t hurt me by David Goggins
This book is an Inspirational Story of David Goggins who suffered a lot in his childhood and how he became a Navy Seal Army ranger and ultra-athlete. David provides a full explanation of obstacles he had to overcome to achieve his goal every step of the way.
In this book, Goggins says about 40% rule that when we are doing something hard physically and we feel that we have reached our limit and we are ready to give up, actually we are just at about 40% of our limit. Remaining there is 60% of our limit but our mind gives up way before our body is at its limit.
In this book at the end of every chapter, there is a one-page challenge for you to help you apply the lesson from the chapter to your life.
This book is for who need a massive dose of inspiration and motivation to push yourself and take control of your life and stop playing the role of victim.
10. Meditation by Markus Aurelius
Markus Aurelius was a Roman Emperor. He was born in 121 AD and he passed away in 180 AD in his life he did many great things for the Roman people. He was a well great philosopher which actually part of stoic philosophy. The book was not written for publication this was his journal.
Some ideas in this book are,
• If you had that expectation and that expectation again is a very realistic expectation to have, you wouldn’t be so phased by the whole thing. Nothing surprised happened here.
• You have power over your mind not outside events. Realize this and you will find strengths. Markus Aurelius says, Remember that very little is needed to make a happy life. Happiness is all about the quality of thoughts you put in your head. All you have to do is put the right ones in there.
• When another blames you or hates you or criticizes you. See what the people they are and you will realize that there is no need for anxiety. They hold a particular opinion about you. Markus Aurelius says No one who has a great life or success is ever going to criticize you.
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