Great Motivational Books to Make a Change in Your Life

motivational books change your life

If you feel stuck then maybe the only solution to get unstuck is to read a good motivational book that will change your life.

We are all constantly in a search for something, and more often than not we are not completely sure what that something is. But we are sure we need a change.

Starting a new chapter in life, making changes and improvements about ourselves is always exciting. Although for many it is tiresome and much dreaded process. That’s why, to help you through the change, to motivate and encourage you to go on you should take aboard the best companion that can be found. A good book. A good book is a subjective matter. A good book is the one that speaks to you, that moves you and inspires you.

So, without further ado I’m bringing you

Motivational Books to Make a Change in Your Life

The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom

the four agreements

If these Four Agreements were thought to every child since the birth we would live in a kinder, more peaceful and loving world. 

Seemingly simple the Four Agreements are profound and hide in themselves deep truths about life and about ourselves. One of them being the most valuable lesson you can learn. To speak with yourself without judgement.

This book is a must-read for every living soul. If you are looking for a way to better yourself and change your life then this is where you should start. 



“Whatever happens around you, don’t take it personally… Nothing other people do is because of you. It is because of themselves.”

Don Miguel Ruiz




The Power of No: Because One Little Word Can Bring Health, Abundance, and Happiness

the power of no

If you ever felt guilty for saying no, if you ever against your own gut feeling said yes, if you were ever judged or argued because you dared to say no, then this is a book for you. 

From this motivational book you will learn how to say no to wrong people, false opportunities and your own bad habits. The ability to say no in the right moment is a key to a fulfilled life and self realization. 

You, just like everyone else, have the right to choose the life you want. Take control over your life and don’t let it go.



“There is nobody you need to impress. There is nobody who is judging you. And there will be nobody who can stop you.”

James Altucher




Awaken the Giant Within

awaken the giant within

If I would have to describe this book with only one sentence, than that would be: “What you put up with, you end up with.”

Tony has an immense energy. It is so contagious that it’s impossible to not get moving. His book Awaken the Giant Within should definitely be on top of the reading list for anyone desperate for a change. This book will help you (through reflection) to better understand yourself. You will find out what are your inner blockades and old behavioural patterns that are preventing you to live your life to the fullest.

This is a great motivational book that will help you immensely to make a change and set your life in the right direction.



“Some of the biggest challenges in relationships come from the fact that most people enter a relationship in order to get something: they’re trying to find someone who’s going to make them feel good. In reality, the only way a relationship will last is if you see your relationship as a place that you go to give, and not a place that you go to take. ”

Anthony Robbins




Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance

Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance

Talking from her own experience, Angela gives a detailed plan on how to achieve almost anything. 

The skills you will gain from this book can be translated to every area of life. Through anecdotes, successful people’s profiles, personal stories and scientific studies, Angela leads you on a journey of self discovery and self betterment. 

In this book you will find motivation and tools to set your life on a path to success. The book is very well written and it’s a treat to read.



I have a feeling tomorrow will be better is different from I resolve to make tomorrow better.”

Angela Duckworth




The Book of Joy: Lasting Happiness in a Changing World

The Book of Joy: Lasting Happiness in a Changing World

This practical guide on how to be joyful (despite all the hardship) is brought to us by none other than Dalai Lama and Desmond Tutu themselves. The book will challenge your thinking, way of life and the way you react on what comes into your life (positive and negative). 

With increasing depressions and anxieties, The Book of Joy comes as a medicine for our troubled world.

This is not your ordinary self help book. Come to it with an open mind and your life will be changed forever. 



“Wherever you have friends that’s your country, and wherever you receive love, that’s your home.”

Dalai Lama XIV


“Much depends on your attitude. If you are filled with negative judgment and anger, then you will feel separate from other people. You will feel lonely. But if you have an open heart and are filled with trust and friendship, even if you are physically alone, even living a hermit’s life, you will never feel lonely.”

Desmond Tutu




A Year of Positive Thinking: Daily Inspiration, Wisdom, and Courage

A Year of Positive Thinking: Daily Inspiration, Wisdom, and Courage

This is an excellent book that offers you coping mechanisms and teaches you how to turn mistakes and hardships into lessons that help you grow. 

Day by day, with small steps you will shift your mindset. You will gain positive outlook on yourself, others and life.

Our thoughts are the only thing in this world we have total control over. And we should exploit every bit of that power. So every morning dedicate few minutes to reading this book and start your day with positive thoughts.



“Forgiveness doesn’t mean that you consent to what occurred, only that you’ve consciously decided to let go in an effort to move forward with a sense of peace.”

Cyndie Spiegel




The Power of Positive Thinking

The Power of Positive Thinking

The premise of this book is that all illnesses, whether physical or mental, are rooted in our negative thoughts. And the book gives actionable methods to deal with negative belief, jealousy, resentment and hatred that is in us as well as which we receive from others. 

The book provides an abundance of knowledge on how to be positive. 

Although Lord is mentioned throughout the book, if you are not a believer you can simply substitute the word Lord with whatever belief you have and still greatly benefit from it.



“I place this day, my life, my loved ones, my work in the Lord’s hands. There is no harm in the Lord’s hands, only good. Whatever happens, whatever results, if I am in the Lord’s hands it is the Lord’s will and it is good.”

Norman Vincent Peale




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