19 Books to Read During Quarantine: Self-Help Edition
One of the silver linings of quarantine has been more time to read. However, with libraries closes, determining what to read can be a challenge. As such, we have put together a list of the top 19 self-help books to help you not only survive the quarantine but to thrive. We hope these books give you the boost you need to make new goals and strive to achieve them.
1. Daring Greatly- Brene Brown
Brene writes about ‘How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead’. The University of Houston research professor draws on her extensive research and personal experiences to explore the ideas of being courageous and vulnerable.
2. Big Magic- Elizabeth Gilbert
New York Times Best-Seller Elizabeth Gilbert writes about how to live a creative life with moving advice for aspiring artists. Gilbert shares tales of world-famous artists along with accounts of their trials and tribulations in an attempt to make their way to a successful career.
3. You Are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life – Jen Sincero
Jen Sincero, a success coach, strives to help her followers make the most out of their lives. She takes a no-nonsense attitude and shares her stories to inspire others to take control of their lives.
4. 100 Days to be Brave- Annie Downs
Speaker and podcast host of That Sounds Fun, Annie Downs, writes about how to not let fear dictate her life. She draws on personal experiences to highlight the importance of being courageous.
5. Year of Yes- Shonda Rhimes
Creator of hit TV shows Greys Anatomy and Scandal, Shonda Rhimes shows you How to Dance it Out, Stand in the Sun, and Be Your Own Person. She chronicles how saying “yes” changed her life and helped her pivot her way to success.
6. G’morning, G’night – Lin Manuel Miranda
Creator of the hit Broadway show Hamilton, Lin Manuel Miranda provides little pep talks to his readers to help them see the importance of taking control of their lives with small affirmations to inspire readers at the beginning and end of their days.
7. Greatness Is Upon You: How to Achieve and Sustain Greatness- Eric Thomas
This edition of Greatness is Upon you is the second part of a 3-part series that illustrates the fundamental principles necessary for personal character development.
8. The Clarity Cleanse- Habib Sadeghi
Dr. Sadeghi, a health and spiritual advisor to celebrities including Gwyneth Paltrow, writes a 12-step guide to Finding Renewed Energy, Spiritual Fulfillment, and Emotional Healing. A must-read for those who need to find a sense of liberation in life.
9. Give and Take- Adam Grant
Adam Grant’s book gives readers advice and inspiration when dealing with issues like managing our careers and maintaining healthy relationships with friends and family. He shatters assumptions and encourages you to be introspective helping you avoid greed on the path to success.
10.Fanocracy- David Meerman Scott and Reiko Scott
Scott writes a riveting book on Turning Your Fans Into Your Customers and Your Customers Into Your Fans. He strives to create a powerful marketing guide for readers to learn how to convert customer passion into marketing capability.
11. Stillness is the Key- Ryan Holiday
Ryan Holiday draws on ancient wisdom that calls for focusing on inner stillness in a world that is filled with distractions and noises. He teaches you how to master the idea of peace in the modern world.
12. Girl Wash Your Face- Rachel Hollis
Rachel write Stop Believing the Lies About Who You Are so You Can Become Who You Were Meant to Be. Rachel draws on personal experience and recounts moments in her life where she believed in a lie and the methods she used to overcome those lies. She strives to empower her audience and help them change their lives.
13. 13 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do- Amy Morin
Amy Morin’s book provides her audience with revolutionary strategies to mastering their mental strength. This book is meant for one and all from homemakers to soldiers to teachers and even CEOs.
14. Hacking Innovation- Josh Linkner
In this riveting book, Josh Linkner dives into the dark underworld of hackers and cybercrime. He shows that hackers are a global fascination and often represent the single biggest threat to national security. But do these hackers have some of the most creative minds on the planet?
15. Essentialism- Greg McKeown
McKeown addresses The Disciplined Pursuit of Less in this helpful book. By weaning the complications of life down to the essentials, he believes you can take back control of your life and increase your productivity significantly.
16. Atomic Habits- James Clear
James Clear created this book to illustrate easy ways for his audience to build good habits and break bad ones. He addresses the need for healthy habit formation to overcome a lack of motivation.
17. The Focus Project- Erik Qualman
The Focus Project, to be released in Summer 2020, focuses on perfecting an aspect of your life each month for a year. New York Times Best-Seller Erik Qualman sheds light on his own experience with this project and provides useful advice and personal experiences for anyone willing to try the focus challenge.
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18. How to Get Sh*t Done- Erin Falconer
In this book, Erin explains Why Women Need to Stop Doing Everything so They Can Achieve Anything. Any women feeling overwhelmed by life and taking on too many tasks should read this book to be inspired to achieve the optimal levels of productivity in life.
19. The Wisdom of Sundays- Oprah Winfrey
Oprah opens up about how to lead a fulfilled life by being fully present and living with an open heart. She strives to inspire her readers to reach contentment in their lives.