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    18 Self-Help Books That Are Actually Pretty Helpful

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    1. Man's Search For Meaning by Viktor E. Frankl - ₹225

    First published in 1946, Man's Search For Meaning is an evergreen book that will change your perspective on human influences, survival, and personality. Get it here.

    2. The Power Of Your Subconscious Mind by Joseph Murphy - ₹99

    With over 4,900 5-star reviews on Amazon, this book serves as a guide for those who want to unleash the power of their mind to achieve their goals. Get it here.

    3. Thinking, Fast And Slow by Daniel Kahneman - ₹302

    In this thought-provoking book, the Nobel Prize-winning author breaks down the two ways humans think and make choices, and how to overcome your limitations by understanding your own system of thinking. Get it here.

    4. Lean In: Women, Work, And The Will To Lead by Sheryl Sandberg - ₹373

    Written by one of the most successful leaders in the world, this book is peppered with advice for women that comes from Sandberg's own experiences and career. Get it here.

    5. The Intelligent Investor by Benjamin Graham - ₹434

    Written for those who are serious about investing or want to get started in the share market, this book is a must-have for learning all about how to reach financial security by investing safely and how to intelligently take risks. Get it here.

    6. Eat That Frog!: 21 Great Ways To Stop Procrastinating And Get More Done In Less Time by Brian Tracy - ₹144

    Procrastinators assemble! This book is the guide to productivity you were looking for, clearly outlining 21 ways to organise your day so that you get your important tasks done well and on time. Get it here.

    7. The Heartfulness Way: Heart-Based Meditations For Spiritual Transformation by Kamlesh D. Patel and Joshua Pollock - ₹196

    A must-read for anyone seeking out spirituality and wanting to untangle life's philosophies, The Heartfulness Way is an amazing guide to meditation for all levels — beginner or advanced. Get it here.

    8. Start With Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone To Take Action by Simon Sinek - ₹273

    Written by the world-famous TEDx speaker Simon Sinek, Start With Why goes into his philosophy of beginning your quest for influence after figuring out the "why" and is a helpful starting point for those who dream big. Get it here.

    9. How To Win Friends And Influence People by Dale Carnegie - ₹187

    This evergreen book, first published in 1936, is one of the most influential books in this genre and the founding basis of many of today's modern self-help guides. It deals with a person's energy and portraying it to the world in a way to achieve your goals. Get it here.

    10. Chronicles Of A Gynaecologist by Tripti Sharan - ₹262

    Featuring stories about real women, this book dives into the issues women face in society on a daily basis; from domestic violence, rape, and incest to postpartum depression, the superstitions surrounding pregnancy, and more. Get it here.

    11. Ready, Study, Go! Smart Ways To Learn by Khurshed Batliwala and Dinesh Ghodke - ₹172

    Make learning fun and easy by practicing the tips and techniques given in Ready, Study, Go! In this book, Art of Living teachers unpack the reluctance students go through to study and how to overcome it so that it becomes the enjoyable activity it's supposed to be. Get it here.

    12. Creative Confidence: Unleashing The Creative Potential Within Us All by Tom and David Kelley - ₹243

    In this book written by creatives and for creatives, Tom and David Kelley talk about how each one of us has the power to be creative, and outline principles and strategies we can use to unleash this creativity in our work. Get it here.

    13. Who Will Cry When You Die? by Robin Sharma - ₹114

    From the author who wrote The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari, this is yet another bestseller that goes into how you can achieve what you want out of life through 101 methods of handling life's complexities. Get it here.

    14. The Secret by Rhonda Byrne - ₹165

    Having been adapted into a documentary, this amazing book will give you a new perspective on the power of your thoughts and how they influence the world around you. Get it here.

    15. The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck by Mark Manson - ₹272

    Probably one of the most loved self-help books of this era, The Subtle Art of Not Giving a Fu*k will take you down the road of self-realisation, the overrated concept of "positivity", and how to deal with your limitations in life. Get it here.

    16. Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear by Elizabeth Gilbert - ₹258

    Big Magic is another one of Elizabeth Gilbert's books that seeks to inspire readers to achieve their dreams by imparting wisdom on how one can live creatively, and how to stay committed to that lifestyle. Get it here.

    17. The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho - ₹190

    While it doesn't exactly fit into the mainstream genre of "self-help", being a fiction book, The Alchemist still serves the purpose by taking the reader on a journey of self-realisation and following your own dreams. Get it here.

    18. Good Vibes, Good Life: How Self-love Is The Key To Unlocking Your Greatness by Vex King - ₹299

    Most self-help books talk about positivity in some form or manner but, in this book, Instagram guru Vex King gives readers tried-and-tested bits of wisdom for practicing self-love and self-care, peppered with inspirational quotes and experiences from his own life. Get it here.