New year, new you. It’s a phrase we hear every January. But it’s not always easy to follow through on our resolutions and make lasting changes in our lives. If you’re looking for some guidance and inspiration to help you start 2023 off on the right foot, look no further.
These 5 books offer practical advice, personal stories, and tried-and-true strategies for becoming the best version of yourself.
5 books to ring in the new year with a new you
- “Know Your More. Own Your More. Live Your More: Rising up to Your Amazing Life” by Manna Ko
In “Know Your More. Own Your More. Live Your More,” Manna Ko guides readers on a journey of self-discovery and empowerment. Through personal stories and practical exercises, she helps readers tap into their inner strength and live a life that’s authentic to themselves. Whether you’re seeking to make a career change, improve your relationships, or just feel more fulfilled in life, this book offers the tools and guidance you need to rise up and embrace yourself.
- “The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life” by Mark Manson
This isn’t your typical self-help book. In “The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck,” Mark Manson argues that our culture’s obsession with positivity is actually holding us back from living our best lives. He offers a refreshingly honest approach to finding meaning and fulfillment. And shows us how to embrace our flaws and imperfections.
- “The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment” by Eckhart Tolle
In “The Power of Now,” Eckhart Tolle offers a path to spiritual enlightenment through mindfulness and living in the present moment. He argues that our constant mental chatter and attachment to the past and future are the root of our suffering. And shows us how to break free from the cycle of negative thinking to reach personal goals.
Career and Leadership:
- “The Lean Startup: How Constant Innovation Creates Radically Successful Businesses” by Eric Ries
If you’re an entrepreneur or looking to start your own business, “The Lean Startup” is a must-read. Eric Ries argues that traditional business planning is no longer relevant in today’s fast-paced, uncertain world, and he offers a new approach to building and launching successful businesses. The lean startup method emphasizes rapid experimentation, continuous learning, and adapting to change.
Love And Relationships:
- “The 5 Love Languages: The Secret to Love That Lasts” by Gary Chapman
Love and relationships are essential to our well-being, and “The 5 Love Languages” offers practical advice for strengthening and deepening your connections with others. Based on the idea that we all have different “love languages” – words of affirmation, acts of service, receiving gifts, physical touch, and quality time – Chapman shows us how to communicate and connect with our loved ones in a way that speaks to them.
There’s no shortage of books to help you kickstart your new year and become the best version of yourself. Whether you’re looking to improve your habits, relationships, or career, there’s a book on this list that will speak to you and help you achieve your goals.
So don’t wait any longer. Pick up one (or all) of these books and start your journey towards self-improvement today. Trust us, you won’t be disappointed. And if you have any other book recommendations for self-improvement, we’d love to hear about them in the comments below. Happy reading!