The 8 Best Books to Read From a Self Help Writer

Natasha Ivanovic is a professional self help writer helped 100+ brands with the self help writing services.

As a relationship, intimacy, dating, and self help writer, I’ve come across many books, all with the goal to help improve oneself.

Why Read Self-Help Books?

We all want to become the best versions of ourselves. However, many of us don’t know how to get to that point. As a self help writer, I believe self help books can help guide you through that process and bring up important questions you need to answer for change to happen.

What Are Self-Help Books?

Self help books typically provide you with helpful steps to follow in order to achieve your goals. If you have personal issues or traits you want to improve, self help books give you the information and guidance on how to do so.

Do self help books work?

A book is only as powerful as you allow it to be. As a self help writer, I could write the most amazing book in the world; however, it depends on what you choose to do with the information.

Self help books can help you, but you’re going to have to put the time into improving yourself and life.

The 8 Best Books to Read From a Self Help Writer

‘The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up’ by Marie Kondo

You’ve probably heard of Kondo or seen her show on Netflix as she demonstrates her KonMari Method for organizing. This book will help you take the steps to having your house the cleanest its ever been as she provides easy steps to follow.

‘Deep Work’ by Cal Newport

We’re in a multitasking world, and let’s be honest; it’s exhausting. Ph.D. professor Cal Newport shows you the benefits of removing distractions with four simple rules to help you re-wire your life.

‘Braving the Wilderness’ by Brené Brown

As a self help writer, I love Brown’s work. She’s amazing; her words are life-changing. If you haven’t read her book The Gifts of Imperfection, do it. In Braving the Wilderness, Brown discusses and examines “true belonging” and how to achieve it when starting from a lonely place.

‘You Are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life’ by Jen Sincero

You Are a Badass is a great book if you’re interested in starting off your self-development journey. Sincero illustrates strategies that are practical, yet can have a huge (positive) impact on your life.

‘The Little Book of Hygge’ by Meik Wiking

Maybe you’ve heard of the Danish philosophy of hygge, but what does it actually mean? In this book by Wiking, hygge is broken down and shows how food, drink, and togetherness make for a happier life.

‘The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck’ by Mark Manson

There are some moments in life where you can’t fake it with positivity. Blogger Mark Manson strips away the bullshit and gives honest and raw methods for going through hard times in life.

‘The Friendship Formula: Add Great Friends, Subtract Toxic People and Multiply Your Happiness’ by Caroline Millington

We’ve all have toxic people in our lives, but what would your life look if you didn’t? The Friendship Formula helps you identify authentic friendships and shows you how to bring those people back into your life. It’s 2021, you don’t need toxic people in your life.

‘Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is Hard’ by Chip Heath

Life isn’t always a walk in the past, you don’t need to be a self help writer to know that. In Switch: How to Change Things When Change is Hard, provides you with research-backed information to help you go through big changes in your life.


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