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7 Self-Help Books to Read if You Want a Little Motivation

If you’re looking for a little “pick me up,” or simply lacking motivation at the moment. There is plenty available to encourage you throughout your journey. Look to music, quotes, books, or even people who have been in your situation before for guidance, but don’t give up.

Though you may be in the trenches at the moment things are assuredly only going the way they are for the moment. They are only going the way they are to help you become better. Keep pushing yourself to become better and learn from the experience the valley presents on the way to the top.

In the meantime surround yourself with people and influences that encourage you to grow.

Unfu*k Yourself: Get Out of Your Head and into Your Life

If you’re feeling tired, over-analytical and ready to give up this book is for you. The book by Gary John Bishop uses a non-bs approach to convince individuals to get their life on track and cut the excuses. It also raises alertness to matters we may regard as blockades that are actually our own selves getting in the way

Who Moved My Cheese?

A classic, written by Spencer Johnson, the book takes your through unconventional methods of dealing with change and stress as well as how to confront fear. If you didn’t have to read this book in college, now may be a good time to read it, especially if you’re dealing with matter which may seem to be as described.

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change

This book takes more of a principle related approach to conquering ineffectiveness. It offers anecdotes to that which may be suppressing your will to engage in matters that could change your life today that you may be putting off for tomorrow (or forever for that matter).

Battlefield of the Mind

Joyce Meyer, refers to the struggles of everyday life that may bring on matters of depression, anger, self-doubt, and confusion as a battle. Her book gives readers the weaponry needed to defend themselves when such ill feelings come creeping up on them through sharing of her own trials and methods by which she too overcame them, illustrating her thoughts and feelings.

The Butterfly Effect: How Your Life Maters

If you’re looking to stop letting opportunity pass you by and be inspired to chase down your goals this is the book for you. Using the Butterfly Effect theory Andy Andrews illustrates matter by which the decisions we make today can effect us tomorrow.

Make Your Bed: Little Things That Can Change Your Life …And Maybe the World

A former Navy-man personnel, William H. McRaven, delivers information he learned throughout his tenure based on determination, compassion, honor, and courage. The book effortlessly provides readers not only with the experiences that he has faced but with methods by which to uphold these traits.

Drive: the Surprising Things that Motivate Us

Drawing on four decades of scientific research on human motivation, Pink exposes the mismatch between what science knows and what business does—and how that affects every aspect of life. He examines the three elements of true motivation—autonomy, mastery, and purpose-and offers smart and surprising techniques for putting these into action in a unique book that will change how we think and transform how we live.

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