Best Self Improvement Books

Great self-improvement books to learn how to manage your life, develop new skills, and improve different areas of your life.

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If we want changes and new achievements in our lives, we just have to work constantly on our self-development. To do this, you need to be able to find new useful information, learn quickly and apply new knowledge in your life.

Here I have collected, in my opinion, the best books on self-improvement that can help you learn to manage your life and constantly move forward, improving all areas of your life.

Best Self Improvement Books

The Productivity Project: Accomplishing More by Managing Your Time, Attention, and Energy

Chris Bailey

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The Goal: A Process of Ongoing Improvement

Eliyahu Goldratt

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Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World

Cal Newport

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The Power of Focus

Jack Canfield


The Way We’re Working Isn’t Working

Tony Schwartz

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The Magic of Thinking Big

David Schwartz

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The Swordless Samurai

Kitami Masao


Seneca’s Letters from a Stoic

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

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An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth

Chris Hadfield

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More Self Improvement Books

Harry Potter and the Methods of Rationality

Eliezer Yudkowsky


The Chimp Paradox

Steve Peters

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The Willpower Instinct

Kelly McGonigal

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No More Mr. Nice Guy

Robert Glover

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«Be not afraid of growing slowly; be afraid only of standing still»

— Chinese Proverb


Here are some recommendations to help you be more productive, be happier, make more money, and learn faster.


Breakthrough Rapid Reading. Peter Kump

How to Read a Book. Mortimer J. Adler

Speed Reading. Kam Knight

Articles & Posts

Speed Reading: How to Read Faster and Understand More

Maximize Productivity: 5 Powerful Time Management Principles

Useful Tools

EarthFM - High-quality nature sounds that can be turned on while you work to help increase your focus and concentration.

Pomofocus - Simple Pomodoro timer for focused work.

Book Summaries

The Productivity Project

Deep Work

In Search of Excellence

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