Personal growth books are those books that help you to develop into the person you want to be. There is no better time to start reading books that will help you become the most successful, happy, and best version of yourself. In this article, we have compiled the five best books on personal growth that every student should read. Even if you read only one of these books on this list, you will surely take a few lessons that will stay with you forever.
1. Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by Carol Dweck
It is an amazing book, and everyone must read it. The author goes on to explain how there are two types of people in this world; those who have a growth mindset and others who have a fixed mindset. This book will surely open a whole new world for your growth potential and how to transform your fixed mindset into a growth mindset. Highly recommended.
2. Small Move, Big Change by Caroline Arnold
Have you ever struggled to stick to your new resolutions? If yes, then this is an essential read for anyone wanting to change their habits. The author explains how incorporating micro resolutions and tiny behavioral modifications into our daily habits can help us achieve lasting changes in our life.
3. Atomic Habits by James Clear
Atomic Habits is one of those books which gives a thorough insight into productivity and the efforts a person should make in order to change their life. James Clear points out how tiny changes in life can bring remarkable results. This book helps show its readers how most of the time we believe that a remarkable result requires enormous change. This book is highly recommended because it makes us understand how typically any small habit can bring noticeable changes in our life.
4. The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin
This is one of the best-selling books by Gretchen Rubin who is also known as a happiness expert. In this book, Rubin focused on different areas of her life and tracked behaviors and habits which increased her happiness. However, the author also states that everyone’s happiness project will be different. This is a must-read for everyone who wants to understand what truly makes them happy and how they can improve their life according to their value of happiness.
5. Failing Forward: Turning Mistakes into Stepping Stones for Success by John C. Maxwell
We are taught early how to avoid failure at all costs. Well, the truth is that everyone makes mistakes, and we always learn from our mistakes. This book teaches its readers how learning from our failures will help us to grow as people, in relationships and in professional life. The author states how the most successful people have failed repeatedly. This book is highly recommended as it will teach you everything about how to observe your failures, analyze them and learn from them.