8 books that have the power to change your thoughts and life
There's always that one "thing" that changes your entire perception about living. It could be a life experience, a quote, or a statement by a prominent personality. If reading is what drives your thoughts, here are some books that you can count on to learn the art of thinking.
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‘Books are a man’s best friend,’ and just like a true friend, the books you read have immense power to help you see and understand things from a different perspective and even alter your view to something completely different.
Thinking Fast and Slow – Daniel Kahneman
This book is ideal for those who want to understand the journey of success inside out. It explains how your ability to reach goals and succeed depends greatly on mastering the two systems of your brain. It guides you how right coordination between the slow (logical and deliberate system) and fast (emotional and intuitive) system can help you succeed.
Wishes Fulfilled – Wayne Dyer
The content of this book truly lives up to its title and helps you achieve your dreams by introducing you to the simple processes and power of visualisation and manifestation. The book also throws light on the much-anticipated law of attraction and how you can create your life just the way you want with the power of your thoughts.
Curious: The Desire to Know and Why Your Future Depends on It – Ian Leslie
What do you require to live a fulfilling life? Apart from basics, the curiosity to explore and understand life as it unfolds. This is exactly what the author, Ian Leslie, has focussed on in this book. It is a useful guide that answers the questions about desires, both in terms of why and how. Not only you learn why and where this desire arises from, but you also learn to manifest it to think with a broader and deeper spectrum.
The One Minute Millionaire – Robert Allen and Mark Victor Hansen
60 seconds to riches? A masterpiece by the duo Mark Victor and Robert Allen, this book describes the inner voice that often wreaks havoc and give advice on building harmony between our expectations and self-esteem. If you are looking for real mental, spiritual, and professional growth, then you must give this book a read. The book guides you through each step, starting right from ‘how to visualise’ to ‘making a solid plan’ to executing the goals.
Think Like a Freak – Stephen J. Dubner, Steven Levitt
Enough of being sophisticated. It’s time to think like a freak and make the most of the available resources. Innovate. Disrupt. Create your own path. This is exactly what this book is about. Writers Stephen J. Dubner and Steven Levitt aim to retrain your brain to think out of the box and find out the obvious and easier solutions otherwise often missed by common thinkers.
The Big Leap – Gay Hendricks
Highly recommended for those who have a habit of indulging in self-sabotaging behaviour. Gay Hendricks demonstrates how to eliminate the barriers to success by overcoming false fears and beliefs. Once you are through, you will understand how by self-doubting, you are blocking your own path, and how you can best yourself to enjoy life to the fullest.
The Art of Thinking Clearly – Rolf Dobelli
A book consisting of 99 chapters, each one addressing a particular element that drives our thoughts, beliefs, and actions. The writer, Rolf Dobelli, demonstrates the fields of behavioural psychology and economics that helps you balance thoughts and actions to reach the right conclusion.
The Power of Habit – Charles Duhigg
How do you succeed by changing your daily habits? What is the right way to for a good habit? Questions like these are passably answered in this book by Charles Duhigg. This book helps you see the patterns in which people behave in business and life along with the reason behind and then guides you to use this human tendency to bring positive and desired results.