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Top 5: Good reads that may inspire you to transform your life

By Brooke Villanueva Published Jan 08, 2021 11:25 pm

Really, really serious about keeping your New Year’s resolutions this time?

For some, reading a self-help book every day sparks a flame of motivation that they need in order to get a step closer to their goals. While this alone won’t make them see change and improvement in themselves, it provides them with the instruments that are essential in doing so—from new concepts and life learnings to concrete actions.

Want to bring out a better you in 2021? Here are some self-help books that can help you stay inspired all-year-round!

The Secret by Rhonda Byrne

In this masterpiece, renowned author Rhonda Byrne discloses a very simple yet powerful “secret” to being successful in the different facets of your life such as money, health, love, happiness, and more. With this one “law,” it shows that you have the ability to attract the things you desire and get past your obstacles, no matter how difficult and impossible they may seem.

Good to Great by Jim Collins

Everyone is a leader in their own way—be it in the household, a school organization, or a work department. Introducing new concepts such as Level 5 Leadership, Hedgehog, Flywheel, among others, Good to Great tells you how you can turn a good company into a great company. "Greatness is notafunction of circumstance. Greatness, it turns out, islargely a matter of conscious choice, and discipline," wrote Collins.

The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg

Penned by esteemed reporter Charles Duhigg, this book looks into the science of habits. “At its core, The Power of Habit contains an exhilarating argument: The key to exercising regularly, losing weight, being more productive, and achieving success is understanding how habits work,” as written on Amazon. It was on the New York Times best-seller list for two years.

Atomic Habits by James Clear

Speaking of such, you might want to explore the topic more with Atomic Habits. In this book written by James Clear, an expert on habit formation, concrete ideas and frameworks on how you can get rid of bad practices and build new ones are introduced. What makes it a must-read? It showcases real-life stories of well-known athletes, artists, and leaders who have made their own mark in this crazy, competitive world.

Everything is Figureoutable by Marie Forleo

Think life’s too complicated? Everything is Figureoutable is here to change your mind. Apart from offering a myriad of solutions and steps you can take for your betterment, Marie Forleo also teaches you how to think outside the box by introducing a new, easy-peasy philosophy you can use when dealing with criticism, seeking progress, getting up from slips and falls, as well as managing your time and finances. Need a new mantra this year? "Everything is figureoutable" could be it!