These Four Books Will Change Your Mindset

You should read these four books as soon as possible to change the way you think. These books will change your bad habits

Vinod Sharma
Oct 30, 2019 · 4 min read

Recently I read a few books which have made a significant impact on my thinking and my mindset. I would recommend reading these books if you are looking for a positive change in your life. Motivation is a myth and will never come if you sit and wait for it. Your actions and only your actions have the power to change your life. Forget years of failed attempts to change your bad habits. Follow the advice from these books, and you will see positive changes.

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My first and most potent book recommendation is “Can’t Hurt Me” by David Goggins.

You should read this book if you wait for inspiration to kick in before you go to the Gym. In his book, David walks you through his abusive childhood and depressed early young years. This book is a transformation story in which David Goggins transformed himself and his life from a depressed, overweight person into the world’s top endurance athletes. This book made you believe that the mind has more power than your body. Your brain can overcome body pain and show you a path beyond initial hurt and reach their full potential. The best message from this book is not to wait for motivation. Whether you feel like it or not, do it.

I read the Audible version, but it is available in Kindle and paperback version as well. The audible version is interactive.

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My second recommendation is “The Alchemist” by Paulo Coelho

This book is a self-help book and written as a fiction story, a parable. It is about a boy named Santiago who travelled from Spain to the Egyptian desert in search of a treasure buried in the Pyramids. Through this treasure hunt story, Paulo Coelho shares a lot of wisdom via various situations and conversations.

You should read this book to see the power of our dreams and the importance of listening to our hearts.

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My next recommendation is “Kick-Ass” and “Take Control of Your Like” by Mel Robbins.

I read these two books one after another. I felt that concept and story from these two books cross over. That is why I am recommending two books as one.

In the Kick-Ass book, Mel talks about procrastination and suggests that procrastination has nothing to do with laziness, lack of work ethic, or your ability to be productive. It has everything to do with the stresses in your life. If you procrastinate, stuff, like making to-do lists, buying new planners, and trying all of the time-management hacks, will never work until you go to the root cause of why you procrastinate. My best read from this book was around finding passion. Mel says, your passion isn’t what you “love” doing. Passion is simply energy. If something energizes you, follow it. If it depletes you, stay away from it. Overall, Mel talks about eight things related to your day to day life and your behavior.

In the Take Control of Your Life book, Mel Robbins shares her one-on-one life-coaching sessions with her patients. The learning from these books will help you to observe and to understand how your body and emotion and find triggers that make you act in a certain way. You will also find that answers to some of your behavior traits and patterns lie in childhood memory. Mel says, Motivation is a myth, but taking control of your life is simple with action.

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