5 Self-Help Books to Add to Your Reading List

Having trouble getting motivated as of late? Need something to inspire you, or just entertain your brain? We've got your back. Our team collaborated and put together a list of books that have made us better people personally and professionally (at least we think so). We hope you find something worthy of adding to your winter reading list, and if you do please feel free to pass this post on to someone who might need it.

1. The ONE Thing: The Surprisingly Simple Truth Behind Extraordinary Results
Author: Gary Keller
This book has a ton of accolades, but perhaps the most impressive statistic is that it has made over 350 appearances on national bestseller lists. It is said to help you “cut through the clutter” of daily life and streamline your day to day routine. A solid choice for anyone trying to learn how to do more with less.

2. The Slight Edge: Turning Simple Disciplines into Massive Success and Happiness
Author: Jeff Olson
This self-help book is all about thinking. It demonstrates how to make daily choices that lead to happiness and success. The version linked above is actually the eighth anniversary edition, so it comes with some extra insight and knowledge.

3. Eat Fat Get Thin: Why the Fat We Eat Is the Key to Sustained Weight Loss and Vibrant Health
Author: Mark Hyman M.D. 
A great read for anyone who fears fat, this #1 bestselling author instructs on how to “eat fat, get thin”. Essentially, it shows you how to incorporate “good fats” into your diet for maximum weight loss that’s backed by science.

4. Happiness Advantage: The Seven Principles That Fuel Success and Performance at Work
Author: Shawn Achor
The author of this piece is Harvard University lecturer, Shawn Achor. It’s centered around a large study that proved that happiness precedes success, and is in fact not a direct result of it. An extremely interesting and eye-opening read for any adult.

5. Take the Stairs: 7 Steps to Achieving True Success
Author: Rory Vaden

This book is all about resisting quick-fixes. It’s composed of 7 steps that help tackle the work that needs to be done in order to reach any given goal. It proves that “taking the stairs” over the elevator is the best way to achieve success.