Personal Development – The Must Read Books

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Personal growth books can be an essential tool for developing your self-confidence and self-awareness. It is true that reading personal growth books can help you to improve the way you look at yourself and the way you view other people; however, personal growth books are also useful as part of a larger strategy in achieving your goals.

In the book “Personal Development: A New Psychology” by Richard Bandler, you will find four categories of books. Each category represents a different approach to personal development. In this article, I will focus on the four categories and discuss what each one can do for you.

Categories Of Personal Development Books

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Self-Help. This category contains books like “The Power of Positive Thinking” by Thomas Gilovich and “The Power of Positive Thinking II” by David Burns. These books provide a practical approach to developing your life.

Self-Expression. This category includes such books as “How to Win Friends and Influence People” by Dale Carnegie and “The Secret.” These books describe the art of persuading others to see your point of view.

Motivation. There are many books that focus on how to achieve the things you want in life such as getting a new job, getting a promotion or even quitting smoking.

Mastery. Here are the books that focus more on developing your personal skills. For instance, “The Truth About Yourself” by Anthony Robbins and “The Science of Getting Rich” by Napoleon Hill. These books help you develop your ability to focus, organize, and take control of your life.

You must keep in mind that all these categories of books have something to offer to every person. Therefore, you should always make sure that you have a wide range of books in front of you so that you can choose the one that best fits your needs.

Fact Behind Personal Growth

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The fact is that personal growth cannot happen on its own. You need to put in effort and dedication so that your success will be sustainable and you will reap the benefits of it over a period of time. Therefore, read some books on personal development and try to implement the strategies they recommend in your daily life.

If you already have books on personal development, then the most important step in the process is to read them again and get rid of all the misconceptions or misperceptions that you may have about these topics. One of the biggest mistakes that people make in their quest for personal growth is to believe that all books are created equal. In fact, most books are not written for people who are trying to achieve personal success.

Use Right Books As A Guideline

Therefore, make sure that you are only using personal growth books as a guideline. This way, you can easily identify those books that are not appropriate for your goals. and use those that are appropriate. Once you have identified these books, try reading it slowly so that you can become familiar with it.

After you have read the book, review it carefully. You must know where the author was right when he wrote it and what his opinion on personal development is. At this point, you should be able to identify what you need to change in your own life.

It is also important that you read more than one book on personal growth because what works for other people may not necessarily work for you. Read other books and compare what worked for others.


Remember that there are different approaches to personal development and different approaches to the world. If you learn something from one book and not another, then you should learn it. Even though you may learn something from books about personal development, your own personal success depends on what you choose to use your knowledge for. You must have the willingness and drive to succeed in personal development and apply the techniques that others use successfully.

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