15 Self-development Book Suggestions

Updated: Jun 9



I’m not sure if you’ve ever looked up inspirational/self-development books in the past but if so, you probably noticed most lists have all the same books on it. I’ve been asked multiple times for suggestions of books to read, and this list is a great starting point.


Below are 15 amazing books I've read in the past year (in no particular order)


  1. Abundance Now : Lisa Nichols

  2. Think & Grow Rich : Napoleon Hill

  3. Making Peace with your Parents : Harold Bloomfield

  4. Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus : John Gray

  5. The Energy Bus: 10 Rules to Fuel Your Life, Work, and Team with Positive Energy : Jon Gordon

  6. QBQ! The Question Behind the Question: Practicing Personal Accountability at Work and in Life : John G. Miller

  7. Taming Your Gremlin: A Surprisingly Simple Method for Getting Out of Your Own Way : Richard David Carson

  8. Coach Yourself to Success : Talane Miedaner

  9. Big Magic: How to Live a Creative Life, and Let Go of Your Fear : Elizabeth Gilbert

  10. The Courage to be Disliked : Fumitake Koga and Ichiro Kishimi

  11. The No Complaining Rule: Positive Ways to Deal with Negativity at Work : Jon Gordon

  12. Judgement Detox: Release the Beliefs That Hold You Back : Gabrielle Bernstein

  13. The Year of Less: How I Stopped Shopping, Gave Away My Belongings, and Discovered Life is Worth More Than Anything You Can Buy in a Store : Cait Flanders

  14. Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking : Malcolm Gladwell

  15. What Color is your Parachute : Richard Nelson Bolles (this one isn't exactly for general self-development, but if you're looking for a career change/starting a career, this book is a game-changer)


I hope you enjoy these books as much as I have! Also, let me know if you have any suggestions as well :)


Don’t agree with one of the books on the list? Let me know - let’s open a discussion.