March 28, 2023
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Amazing books for personal growth

I love reading a good book and whenever I get the chance to go to the library after my busy days I would not let it pass. Although I also listen to audiobooks when am getting ready to go to work. The book I have mentioned before have helped in my personal growth and making better life decisions.

From building habits, improving your mindset, and gaining self-confidence, these books will help you understand human behavior and yourself better so that you can get the most out of your life!

The Gifts of Imperfection by Brene Brown

Brene takes us through a journey of self-discovery involving our hearts, minds, and souls. She emphasizes letting go of who you are supposed to be and embracing who you are. According to Goodreads, she explores how to cultivate the courage, compassion, and connection to embrace your imperfections and to recognize that you are enough.

Girl, Stop apologizing

#1 New York Times bestselling author and founder of multimillion dollar company, Rachel Hollis gives a wakeup call to all women to stop being identified as –mother, wife, sister-but instead learn to own who you are and what you want. “I believe we can change the world. But first, we’ve got to stop living in fear of being judged for who we are.”

You are a badass – How to stop doubting your greatness and start living an awesome life

Jen Sincero is entertaining and tells it as it is. She tells us how to create a life you totally love and how to create it NOW! By the time you finish reading the book, you learn how to love what you cannot change and understand why you are who you are.


Denise Duffield-Thomas, money mindset coach and bestselling author, will show you how to embrace the flow of the Chillpreneur with her trademark humour and down-to-earth wisdom. In this book, she shares invaluable business advice and counterintuitive millionaire mindset lessons (no blood, sweat or tears necessary) which will set you on the path of abundance – without the hard work.

The Slight Edge

The Slight Edge is a way of thinking, a way of processing information that enables you to make the daily choices that will lead you to the success and happiness you desire. Learn why some people make dream after dream come true, while others just continue dreaming and spend their lives building dreams for someone else. It&;s not just another self-help motivation tool of methods you must learn in order to travel the path to success. It shows you how to create powerful results from the simple daily activities of your life, by using tools that are already within you.

Atomic Habits

James Clear has discovered that real change comes from the compound effect of hundreds of small decisions: doing two push-ups a day, waking up five minutes early, or holding a single short phone call.

These small changes will have a revolutionary effect on your career, your relationships, and your life.

You do you-how to be who you are and use what you’ve got to get what you want

Sarah Knight unleashed the power of saying no. Being yourself should be the easiest thing in the world. Yet instead of leaning in to who we are, we fight it, listening too closely to what society tells us. You Do You helps you shake off those expectations, say f**k perfect, start looking out for number one and keep on with your badass self. From career and finances to relationships and family, lifestyle and health, Sarah Knight rips up the rulebook.

The 5 Second rule

Throughout your life, you’ve had parents, coaches, teachers, friends and mentors who have pushed you to be better than your excuses and bigger than your fears. What if the secret to having the confidence and courage to enrich your life and work is simply knowing how to push yourself?

Using the science of habits, riveting stories and surprising facts from some of the most famous moments in history, art and business, Mel Robbins will explain the power of a “push moment.” Then, she’ll give you one simple tool you can use to become your greatest self.

It takes just five seconds to use this tool, and every time you do, you’ll be in great company. More than 8 million people have watched Mel’s TEDx Talk, and executives inside of the world’s largest brands are using the tool to increase productivity, collaboration, and engagement.

Vanessa Chebet

I am a passionate writer and a bookworm.

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