Here is a list of 10 personal development books that you should consider adding to your reading list while in quarantine.
1. The Subtle art of not giving a fu*k by Mark Manson
This book is by blogger and author, Mark Manson. It takes a tough love approach to helping you chose what you “give a fu*k about” in life. It will help you learn to only care about the things that align with your values. Once you get past the constant use of the F bomb in almost every sentence, you’ll actually find it as a great read.
2. Manage your money like a fu*king grownup by Sam Beckbessinger
It is by a South African author so it will be very easy to relate to it! The book is like an instruction manual about how to handle money for people who have just started “adulting”.
3. Girl, wash your face by Rachel Hollis
Do you know that we are our worst enemies? Every time we want to do something extraordinary, we tell ourselves lies about how we can’t do it and society convinces us that those lies are true. This book breaks down all those lies and helps women face this masculine world with confidence.
4. The 5am Club by Robin Sharma
This book will teach you about how waking at 5 am every morning will help you have a productive morning routine that will make it easy to achieve your goals.
5. Maybe you should talk to someone by Lori Gottlieb
We always encourage people to see a therapist when they are having problems…but what if the person with a problem is a therapist? This book is by a therapist who finds herself in a crisis that forces her to speak to a professional. The book will teach you about how people often blind themselves from the truth about their problems and how those problems are usually caused by our fears. It’ll teach you how to overcome the fears that you might have.
6. Really bad girls of the Bible by Liz Curtis Higgs
From Jezebel to Delilah, the author details eight infamous women in the Bible and applies them to our lives. It will help you understand God’s grace through lives of the “bad” girls.
7. You are a badass by Jenn Sincero
This book will help you understand why you are the way you are and help you love the unchangeable things about yourself. By the end of the book, you’ll know how to stop your self-sabotaging habits and go after your dreams.
8. The path made clear by Oprah Winfrey
In this book, Oprah Winfrey helps you find your passion and purposely following it. In this book, you’ll realize how everyone was born with a purpose and how we can pursue our passion while being of service to other people.
9. Bad girls throughout history by Anne Shen
It details the accomplishments of 100 incredible women throughout history, who dared to push boundaries and leave a mark in the work. From activists to women in science, it highlights how these women opposed the rules of patriarchy and changed come of them.
10. The year of yes by Shonda Rhimes
From the creator of popular tv shows, How to get away with murder, Grey’s Anatomy and Scandal, Rhonda Rhimes reveals how saying yes changed her life and how it can change yours too.