Four months ago our lives were turned upside down. Our daily routine changed drastically and it hasn’t been the same since. Some people are able to adapt to the recent changes with no issues at all. However, for a lot of us, it has affected our mental health in one way or another. Since no one knows when this pandemic will be over, it is imperative that we make sure our mental well-being doesn’t suffer anymore than it needs to. Below are 5 self help books we believe can help any individual stay mentally strong and healthy, regardless of the circumstances.
5. The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing by: Marie Kondo
There’s an age old saying, “Messy room equals messy mind.” That’s exactly what this book is based around. The theory behind this book is if you properly organize your home in a simplified way, you’ll never have to do it again. Most methods recommend a room-by-room or little-by-little strategy, leading to lasting results. The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up is a New York Times bestseller that inspired the hit Netflix series, “Tidying Up with Marie Kondo.”
4. The Power of Your Subconscious Mind by Joseph Murphy
“The Power of Your Subconscious Mind” will open a world of success, happiness, peace and freedom to you. It’s among the most magnificent and adored spiritual self-help works of all time that can help you heal yourself, remove your fears, improve sleep, build stronger relationships and feel happier. The techniques are simple, and the results are quick. Readers reported improved relationships, financial situations, and overall well-being. No matter what your age or phase of life you are in now, it could always be better. And this book will help you achieve that growth.
3. The Secret by Rhonda Byrne
Pieces of a Great Secret have been discovered throughout the centuries in different traditions, literature, religions, and philosophy. All the pieces of The Secret come together in one powerful book. This novel teaches you how to use The Secret in every area of your life whether it be financials, health , relationships, happiness, or any other experience you have in the world. You will begin to realize the secret, untapped potential within you, and this new revelation will bring joy to every aspect of your life.
2. The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom by Don Miguel Ruiz
The Four Agreements expose the root of self-limiting convictions that deprive us of happiness and cause unnecessary misery. Based on ancient Toltec philosophy, the Four Agreements offer a powerful code of conduct that can quickly transform our lives into a new experience of independence, true happiness, and love. The Four Agreements is a New York Times bestseller with over 8.5 million copies sold.
1. The Artist's Way by Julia Cameron
At first glance you’d think this book is strictly for painters, writers, etc. But this book is powerful for everyone who wants to experience internal growth and freedom. Julia Cameron is of the belief that we are all creative individuals and creativity is the strongest and healthiest form of self expression. The novel guides readers in the discovery of problem areas and pressure points that may limit their creative flow, and provides methods to clear up any areas where they may be trapped, opening the doors to self-growth and self-discovery. The book is designed as a course with weekly tasks and assignments to really move the process a long faster. With over four million copies sold, The Artist Way is our go to book for self care and overall growth.
Which of these books have you read? Are there any other books you think should’ve made the list? Let us know in the comments below.