It’s important to find a few mentors when you’re looking to succeed in anything. We can learn from someone who has already accomplished what we want to do. There are ways to find mentors, but you can also learn the ways of great mentors through reading their books. In these books, you can find out what they wanted the outcome to be, how they got past hardships, and learn their tips about coping with common mishaps. When you immerse in reading a book from someone you deeply respect, it’s almost like their voice is right there, cheering you on.
There are many great books out there from many successful people. They can give you great insight on how to develop a positive mindset that will allow you to develop successful habits. Here are a few picks that I enjoyed recently from a few of my mentors in self development.
#MAXOUT YOUR LIFE
Ed Mylett is one of the 50 wealthiest men under 50 in the US. He has built one of the largest financial organizations in the country. Many people have said he is the fastest growing businessman in the history of social media. It goes without saying that he has a positive mindset and it’s taken him far. In #MAXOUT YOUR LIFE, he shares his strategies and techniques to you. There is an emphasis on changing your mind frame to change your outcome and your life. A deeply inspiring read.
This book is like a mentor giving you the straight up approach on why you don’t have what you want. It’s written as a tool for women to self-improve. There are common self-destructive behaviors that women are known to fall into. Things like listening to your inner imposter or critic. The people pleasing that never gets you what you want. Andrew Owen creates the chapters so that you feel more and more empowered. By the end, you have the tools to feel empowered and give yourself the fulfillment you deserve.
This book was developed so take readers from where they are in life to where they want to be. That takes changing your mindset. Graziosi teaches you about success habits and how you can incorporate them into your daily life. He gets you thinking about what things aren’t doing your life justice when you have a goal in mind. Then you’re able to replace them with successful habits. The recipes for success are simple and tangible, which is what makes this book such a revelation.
Becoming Supernatural: How Common People are Doing the Uncommon
Dr. Joe Dispenza
Dr. Joe Dispenza has written a few New York times Bestseller books already. This book is based on research he conducted with his workshops in the past. He observed how people were able to completely transform their lives. It involves the ideologies or science and ancient wisdom. As you read through, you’ll learn that you’re supernatural by nature. If you have the knowledge and instruction, you can change your life completely in a positive way. He guides you through meditations that allow you to express your true self. Through constant effort, you can change your brain chemistry and develop new skills to give you everything you could ever want. If you resonate well with spiritual practices, this book can help you change your pattern of thought and way of being.
Mindset: The New Psychology of Success
by Carol S. Dweck
Dweck is a well-known Stanford University psychologist. This book is all about the power of your mindset. She will demonstrate throughout her book how you can influence your life through the thoughts you have about your talents and abilities. If you’re mindset is fixed, your abilities are too. If you have a growth mindset, you’re more likely to flourish. She also introduces the false growth mindset concept and helps you find the deeper and more true growth mindset that exists.
Reading books like these will remind you everyday how to think for maximum growth. Through these thoughts, you’ll build a foundation that allows you to have successful habits. When you have this kind of foundation, there are no limits. You’ll have more creative ideas and believe in your ability to accomplish them.