The first of August officially marks the summer holiday season.
It's time for relaxation, long days on the beach, and juicy pieces of fruit dripping onto the grass.
It's also time to do a quick gut check with yourself. Are you happy? Are you fulfilling your potential?
This summertime, combine pleasure and learning by cracking one of these 7 self-development books and get back to work with your A-game on!
7 Best Self-Development Books To Read This Summer
#1 Atomic Habits by James Clear
James Clear, one of the world's leading experts on habit formation, reveals practical strategies that will teach you exactly how to form good habits, break bad ones, and master the tiny behaviors that lead to remarkable results.
Get ready to make the best of the last quarter of 2019 by conquering a new habit or getting rid of a bad one!
#2 The Artist's Way by Julia Cameron
#3 Belong by Radha Agrawal
#4 The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
#5 The State of Affairs by Esther Perel
If "Love Relationships" is one of the areas of life you'd like to work on this summer, then this book may be the jam for your bread.
Infidelity has existed since marriage was invented, and yet this common human experience is so poorly understood.
In this phenomenal book, Esther Perel she asks questions such as: Why do we cheat? And why do happy people cheat? Why does infidelity hurt so much? And when we say infidelity, what exactly do we mean? The answers will mind blow you.
#6 Stealing Fire by Steven Kotler & Jamie Wheal
Flow is the new enlightenment.
With cutting-edge research, this book explores how the world's top performers — the Navy SEALS, Googlers, Fortune 100 CEOs — are using altered states to radically accelerate performance and massively improve their lives, and how we can, too.
#7 How to Win Friends & Influence People by Dale Carnegie
One of the best-selling books of all time. And there's a reason for that.
This stack of wisdom on human relations will improve any area of your social connections, whether is personal, family or business relationships.
What book are you reading this summer? Let us know in the comments below!