Can self-help books really change lives?
Have you ever read a book that has had a profound effect on your thinking and made you change your life?
The book market is flooded with self-help books written by those that aim to share their life-changing tips with the reader and hope to make a positive influence on them. The self-help industry is a multi-billion pound industry. It’s made media celebrities out of people and capitalised wildly off the growing self-consciousness of recent generations. And although it’s changed the lives of millions of people does it still lack certain credibility?
Books can be incredibly powerful. They have the ability to suck us in, take us on adventures, and influence the way we think.
They can teach us, move us, give us new perspectives, and help shape us. They can change one’s way of thinking, which ends up changing their attitude, behaviour, and decision-making. Even small positive incremental changes in those areas, end up with cumulative effects resulting in a better life.
And the most powerful ones change our lives forever, or do they?
What are your views? Have you read a self-help book that has changed your life for the better? Would you recommend any to your best friend?
What are your views?
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