7 Best Self-Development Books To Read This Summer

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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

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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

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Even though it was published almost 30 years ago, the wisdom of The Artist's Way is timeless.
Kickstart the summer with this 13-week course on rediscovering your inner artist and go through the many transformational exercises suggested by the author (including the famous Morning Pages).

#3 Belong by Radha Agrawal

Founder of Daybreaker, Radha is a woman who came to shake off the traditional ways of seeing the world.
In this digital age, we are connected to thousands of people, and yet we feel more isolated than ever. Where do we find our people? The answer to community buildings lies in this book.
Bonus: Enjoy the beautiful illustrations! It will leave you inspired.

#4 The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho 

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Classics sweet classics.
The Alchemist is an enchanting novel that has inspired millions of people around the world to pursue dreams by following the heart's desires.
If you're seeking for your "personal legend", this book may help you decode the universal language which leads you to your life quest. 

#5 The State of Affairs by Esther Perel

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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

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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 

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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!


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