Here are the Best Self Help Books of 2016 You Must Read


Every now and then, every one of us faces the best and the worst in our life. Right? And that’s where Self help books come in, teaching us the ways to live life and help us in personal growth. Although reading any book would provide you a lovely escape from the hectic life but self help books motivate you to face life. That’s the difference!

The world around you is full of people of your own kind, but all of them hold their unique trait, their individual personality and the respective behavior to the different situations. To tackle with everything around you, you are going to need self help books. So here I am with the list of best self help books of 2016 that are going to have an incredible impact on your personal life.


Best Self Help Books 2016



#1. Live the Best Story of Your Life: A World Champion’s Guide to Lasting Change

Best Self Help Books 2016

Starting off the list of best self help books with a remarkable book from Bob Litwin, 18-times US National Champion, #1 world ranked senior player, and an inductee into the Tennis Eastern Hall of Fame. Bob’s writing in this book will teach you how to win yourself over the insecurities of life. In this self help, he not only focusses on the taste of victory, but the real harshness of defeat which helps you to bring out your best. The book emphasis on living the life you want in such a simplified way so that you will reach new life successes.


Quote from the self help book – Live the Best Story of Your Life

Be here now. Be someplace else later.

– David Bader



#2. Mindset: The New Psychology of Success

Best Self Help Books 2016

If you are facing the problem of “Fixed Mindset, an established set of attitudes held by someone”, then you must get the copy of this self help book right now. Carol Dweck, the author of mindset, unleashes the importance of “Mindset”. There are two types of people in this world, one who believes in breaking the myth of “IMPOSSIBLE” and the people who come under the second category are those who has “Fixed Mindset of agreeing to the limitations of human tendencies”. It was not possible for mankind to reach to the distance of outer space, but once it has been accomplished, then every country is seen standing in the queue to break it.

An important lesson of life that makes Mindset one of best self help books of 2016 is It’s all in the mind. If you make it handicapped with the feeling of “It’s not possible, then certainly you can achieve great heights”


Quote from the self help book – Mindset by Carol Dweck


Mindset change is not about picking up a few pointers here and there. It’s about seeing things in a new way. When people…change to a growth mindset, they change from a judge-and-be-judged framework to a learn-and-help-learn framework. Their commitment is to growth, and growth take plenty of time, effort, and mutual support.

– Carol S. Dweck



#3. The 5 Love Languages: The Secret to Love that Lasts

Next on this list of best self help books is The 5 Love Languages by Gary Chapman. Are you losing the game of love? Are you not happy with your love life? Is your love life becomes dull? If you are sick to all these questions and the philosophy behind the magic of love, then you must look for only one medicine “Gary Chapman’s dose, The 5 love languages”. In this enlightening self help book, he defines the real essence of love, love cannot be extracted in one form, it is around you and looking for you, but if you don’t have the love in yourself, then you cannot have it. You need to appreciate the forms of love served to you, either it is from your mother or your beloved. Gary Chapman will teach you how to appreciate love and give it back.


Quote from the self help book – The 5 Love Languages

The person who is “in love” has the illusion that his beloved is perfect.

– Gary Chapman



#4. Autoimmune Illness and Lyme disease Recovery Guide: Mending the Body, Mind, and Spirit

The Autoimmune Illness has spiked dramatically over the last forty years. The treatment of it is vast and a proper care is needed for the patient suffering from this. The more shocking things is that people suffering from this disease do not necessarily heal- they merely manage their disability.

If you are ill to the point of bedridden or suffering from a disability, then Katina I. Makris has written this amazing self help book. You may have read every book on the shelves related to Autoimmune and Lyme disease recovery, but this one is by far the best you will ever read. This inspiring cum self help book has everything you wanted to know in one accessible and incredibly engaging book. Katina turns the current medical system upside down and shows us the true, revolutionary path to healing ourselves through modicums that time forgot.

After reading this Autoimmune Illness and Lyme disease Recovery Guide you will feel empowered by the positive energy that flows around. This is the ultimate guide giving you the best outfit of your health.



#5. Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead

Best Self Help Book 2016

Another entry in the best self help books list is Lean In by Sheryl  Sandberg. It is a must-read book for women who are running the successful workforce. Women are playing a major role in pushing forward the economy of a country. Still, there are many gaps that need to be filled to make them part of this men dominated world.

Sandberg got the sensational attraction from the people around the world by her speech on electrifying TEDTalk in which she described how women unintentionally hold themselves back in their careers.

In her inspiring self help book, she also described how changing technology can help women in achieving the equal rights as compared to the men in the workforce environment. Today’s woman is independent, educated and knowledgeable to match the steps of evolution with the man.


Quote from the self help book – Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg

In the future, there will be no female leaders. There will just be leaders.

– Sheryl Sandberg



#6. The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business

Best Self Help Books 2016

I wake up early in the morning. I cannot sleep late at night. Yes, these are all we call as “Habits” and they define us all to the outside world. We didn’t even notice that we are following a definite pattern of life that in itself count as your habit.

You don’t even notice that sometimes your habits can have effects on others life. Let’s take an example: If you have a habit of smoking, then you are somehow disturbing the people life’s who didn’t even smoke. This is more of a personal growth book and also one of the best self help books to read. The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg is one big series of stories about how people changed habits to succeed in life and what the outcomes of it are.


Quote from the self help book – The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg

The Golden Rule of Habit Change: You can’t extinguish a bad, you can only change it

– Charles Duhigg



#7. Dying To Be Me: My Journey from Cancer, to Near Death, to True Healing

Best Self Help Books 2016

In this inspirational book how magnificently Anita Moorjani defines the power of will against the loss of hope. She was literally living the hell out of her disease when all doctors had already given up on her cancer disease. She never thought of it as her end and comes out as a survivor within the dead hopes.

As she belongs to a traditional Hindu family residing in a largely Chinese and British society, Anita had been pushed and pulled by cultural and religious customs since she was a little girl.

She recites her survival as one of the miracles in the universe happened to her. In this thoughtful and inspiring self help book, she has mentioned the miraculous healing after she awoke from the coma. She has challenged every medical theory against her power of will.


Quote from the self help book – Dying to Be Me by Anita Moorjani


Cancer is just a word that creates fear. Forget about that word, and let’s just focus on balancing your body. All illnesses are just symptoms of imbalance. No illness can remain when your entire system is in balance.

– Anita Moorjani



#8. Boundaries: When to Say Yes, How to Say No to Take Control of Your Life

Best Self Help Books 2016

Boundaries are essential to live a healthy and happy life. You need to learn when to say ’No’ and when to say ‘Yes’. It will make your life easy. The choices you have to make sometimes is the hard one or it could be soft, but if you know the boundaries, then you never have to rethink about your decision for the second time.

So often we commit to others without even knowing our limits and end up having the downfall of expectations. Learning to set boundaries can make you avoid burnouts.

Henry Cloud’s incredible self help book will give you his words to master the control of your life by learning  how to set the boundaries.


Quote from the self help book – Boundaries by Henry Cloud


We have our own thoughts, and if we want others to know them, we must tell them.

– Henry Cloud, Boundaries



Did I miss your favorite self help book on this list? If so, please let me know what’s your favorite one in the comments below.


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