Best Self Improvement Books to Read in Pandemic by Bookmattic (Matt Hutson)

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Matt Hutson

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Cabin fever has hit many of us, hard. Many find themselves increasingly anxious after many months of due to the Covid-19 pandemic. As countries ease into a “New Normal”, it’s time to open the curtains and re-evaluate our lives and goals! Matt, more commonly known as Bookmattic, shares with us 5 self-improvement book to improve your lives and well-being:

Atomic Habits
by James Clear

In Atomic Habits, James Clear suggests that the smallest changes can have significant impacts on your habits. Through his succinct writing, he gives strategies to help build up fantastic habits, and break bad ones. If you find yourself stuck in a cycle of bad habits, maybe it’s time to pick this book up!

Stillness is the Key
by Ryan Holiday

Finding stillness in your life is not just about not doing anything and reflecting; it’s also about taking action. Keeping a level head during stressful situations can prove difficult, but this essential book can help you sort out your emotions in a way that prep you to handle any situation. If you have emotions (and I hope you do!), this book is definitely a necessary addition to your bookshelf.

Think and Grow Rich
by Napoleon Hill

Are you curious about how successful people process their thoughts? Well, so are we! Think and Grow Rich shares strategies and tips of successful people that you can adopt to your daily lives. Among other useful tips, this book teaches the importance of building a strong network of people who can help you to become the most successful version of yourself.

The Four Agreements
by Don Miguel Ruiz

Are you suffering from your own negative thoughts? The Four Agreements is a very powerful guide to help you think less about what other people think of you, and instead to be more truthful and curious with yourself. This guide will not only help you become a better and more productive person, but also with your mental well-being!

Man’s Search for Meaning
by Viktor Frankl

Have you experienced something terrible? Maybe you have, and Viktor Frankl’s experience during World War II in a concentration camp could inspire you. In this book, Viktor shares how he overcame his struggles while trying to stay alive by concentrating on his internal reactions instead of the surroundings. While you can’t control everything in the world, Viktor will teach you how to change your perspectives to always see the beauty, instead of the ugly.