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5 Not-Your-Typical Self-Help Books That You Want To Read

I believe that everyone strives to be a better version of themselves. What better way to kick-start a new year than to pick up a few self-help books?

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1. The Little Book of Life Hacks: How to Make Your Life Happier, Healthier, and More Beautiful


Well, for starters, let us just take a moment to marvel at the beauty of this book. This book is written by an illustrator and comic book artist, Yumi Sakugawa. The author shares a wide variety of useful and unexpected tips for looking and feeling better, organizing and improving your home life, and creating fun and artsy DIY projects that can brighten your living space.

2. Things Are What You Make of Them: Life Advice for Creatives


This book grants insights and inspiration for anyone who makes art. It is a little wry and bold as well as empathic and empowering. It will definitely speak to writers, artists, entrepreneurs, and anyone else who wants to be more creative—even when life tells you to give up and never choose the road not taken.

4. The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom


Needless to say, this is an amazing book which helps you to determine the source of self-limiting beliefs that rob us of joy that create unnecessary suffering. The Four Agreements are made up of a powerful code of conduct that has the ability to transform our lives to a new experience of freedom, true happiness, and love.

5. The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life


The title of this book may seem a bit jarring, but it will blow your mind away. The author presents the argument, backed both by academic research and well-timed poop jokes, that improving our lives hinges not on our ability to turn lemons into lemonade, but on learning to digest lemons better. Acceptance of our problems is key!

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