Self Improvement Books October Reading List

October 06, 2021 by Fergie Verantianes


As the season is beautifully changing and the year is excitingly slowly coming towards an end, October is the perfect month to dedicate some time for reflection on how we have been changing and where we are going for the upcoming year. One of the ways to do it is by reading self-improvement books. By reading self-improvement or personal growth books, you are expanding your perspective, and you will be able to use it to self-reflect and also inspire your future path. So, cozy up in your comfy reading nook with your favorite cup of warm tea as we are giving you the best self-improvement books to read this October.

Good Vibes, Good Life

Good Vibes, Good Life: How Self-Love Is the Key to Unlocking Your Greatnessby Vex King. Start with a good look and love for yourself. Vex King guides us to transform negative emotions into positive ones and get good vibes for lasting happiness. From his own experience, stories, and his wisdom, you can learn that the change you have been waiting for actually starts from within yourself and by taking care of yourself first. The book is easy to digest, almost like getting life advice from a friend. You would want to keep going and feel motivated at the end.

Knowing Where to Look

Knowing Where to Look: 108 Daily Doses of Inspirationby Light Watkins. Once you have learned to self-love, the next step is to find the inspiration to push through self-limiting beliefs. In this book, you will find 108 various essays, anecdotes, and parables that are written as doorways to inspire your thinking and imaginations. The inspirational stories are assembled creatively with an interesting visual layout that sparks curiosity. They are inviting, light, and won’t overwhelm you. No matter where you are in life, Light Watkins’s doses of inspiration will fit and nudge you in the right direction.

Atomic Habits

Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Onesby James Clear. Now that you are inspired, it is time to build the pathway and James Clear has the easy & proven way to make tiny changes that create remarkable results. This book helps you to go for your goals by improving every day. It is a combination of proven frameworks and strategies that you can apply mixed with entertaining success stories that inspire you. It is a good book to guide you through your habit-building journey as it is straightforward and practical.

Joy at Work

Joy at Work: Organizing Your Professional Lifeby Marie Kondo. You might be familiar with the author for her method of decluttering to spark joy. In this book, Marie Kondo helps to declutter the workplace from draining mess and tidy up to level up productivity. From meeting management, cleaning up messages, organizing teams, right to decluttering your desk. The writing is fun and easy to apply yet really thoughtful. After reading this book, and following the method, you can expect to feel what is written as the title, joy - at work.

The Comfort Book

The Comfort Bookby Matt Haig. While you are on your journey to a more self-loving, inspired, better habits, and joyful professional life, you deserve sweet treats, and that is exactly what Matt Haigs has in this book. The book is filled with Matt Haigs’ thoughts and stories that are reassuring and encouraging. They are not tips, guides, or motivations; they are simply thoughts that comfort you. You can read it whenever you want, and pick the part that comforts you the most. Again, it’s your sweet treat!

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