Great books are a haven that allows us to escape the harsh edge of our daily lives. However, once in a while, we get a unique book that follows us into reality – a piece of literature that hurdles into the state of deep self-reflection that entirely revamps our perspective. Such books are hard to find, but they’re impossible to forget when you do. Here are game-changing books that could shift your prospect and change you for the better, just like they did for millions of other readers.
1. Man’s Search for Meaning – Victor E. Frankl
Each sentence in this book builds towards a unique idea that the human’s purpose is to act upon what’s in front of him/her and do what time calls for. Frankl clearly illustrates that even minor goals can keep you going even during the darkest hours. Indeed, this is one of the mind-opening pieces of literature that’ll make you appreciate that it’s almost magical enough that we’re here, breathing and living, and now we must go on.
2. Can’t Hurt Me – David Groggins
Being a survivor of prejudice, poverty, and abuse, Groggins is familiar with dark times. Still, he successfully pushed through various obstacles in his life and eventually became a member of the United States Armed Forces. His book is all about his journey of darkness and how you can tap into your inner power to persevere.
3. Year of Yes – Shonda Rhimes (creator of three TV shows)
Shonda Rhimes, the creator of Grey’s Anatomy, How to Get Away with Murder, and Scandal, had a challenging time saying, “yes.” With kids and three hit TV shows, saying “no” was a lot easier. But something her young sister says made her rethink her life, and began saying “yes.” Rhime’s heartfelt and hilarious account talks about how her life had changed when she began saying yes and how yours can too.
4. Mastery – Robert Greene
Well, becoming a ‘master’ is not something that happens overnight. Robert analyzes the traits of Mozart, Charles Darwin, Henry Ford, and more. He discusses what made these people successful and how his readers can be successful.
5. Atomic Habit – James Clear
If you’re struggling with habits you can’t seem to break, James Clear, a habit formation expert, highlights practical strategies to break bad habits and develop better ones.
Reading will inspire you, challenge your intellect, and keep you growing. It can be a secret to change your life for the better, and North Star guiding you to peace and fulfillment. So, it’s time to read the great books mentioned as they have a powerful message that’ll improve different aspects of your life.