The 15 Best Self-Help Books For Improving Your Life

We as a society are on a constant journey to improve our lives. That journey often begins by looking inward, changing the parts of our lives we have the most control over (and at times, coming to terms with what we can’t control).

Enter the crowded realm of self-help books. Some are common sense tips that are presented in an intriguing new way. Others are written by scam artists looking to make a quick buck, and at times the line between those two approaches can be tough to decipher. To that end, we’ve picked out the best of the best, designed specifically to make your life happier and healthier.

1. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, by Stephen Covey

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This international best-seller has been around for awhile, but that doesn’t mean it’s any less relevant, especially in our incredibly cluttered, screen-filled modern world. Concepts like being proactive, staying goal-oriented, and ensuring your tasks are prioritized, are all timeless. That said, it can be tough figuring out a way to make all of that a reality, and Stephen Covey’s iconic book assists you in constructing the best possible approach.