Top 10 Self-Help Books for Women to Read in 2024
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Top 10 Self-Help Books for Women to Read in 2024


Books have always been a part of our lives. Books have the endowment of teaching knowledge and experience. Not just that, books do have the capability of enforcing empowerment and also offer solutions to most everyday problems. Self-help books are something that are written to offer solutions to the problems of the readers. These self-help books have the potential to increase awareness about oneself, and feeling satisfied with one’s life, and would at times help you achieve more quickly. These books mostly focus on the mind and the related behaviours of humans. Suggestions are something that many of us would give to each other. This article suggests a few self-help books that would make you more empowered. The upcoming part of the article takes you through a few suggestions on self-help books. This includes:

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1. The Gifts of Imperfection

“The Gifts of Imperfection” by Dr Brene Brown is a famous book. Dr Brene Brown is a research professor at the University of Houston. She has spent two decades learning about courage, vulnerability, shame and empathy. With the knowledge she has acquired through these learnings and with experience, she has written the book “The Gifts of Imperfection”. This book has been recognised as one of the New York Times Bestsellers. This book has been sold for more than two million copies in thirty-five different languages across the globe. It offers more than just self-help. It is a movement that starts with simple daily practices that would lead to a wholehearted living.

2. Girl, Wash your face

It’s a quenching title wherein the title itself would want the readers to take a look at and lens through it. The full title of the book is “Girl, Wash Your Face: Stop Believing the Lies About Who You Are So You Can Become Who You Were Meant to Be”. This is a self-help book written by American author Rachel Hollis. This book has about 20 chapters and each chapter is a lie that the author Hollis told herself. The book also takes you through how the author successfully tackled all the lies that she or most women would have held back and come across further.

3. You Are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life

This book is written by Jen Sincero. This self-help book encourages individuals to discover their potential and hold on to a positive mindset towards reaching an achievable goal. This book will guide you through overcoming one’s self-doubt and leading a complete life.

4. Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear

This book is written by Elizabeth Gilbert. This book is solely for individuals who wish to rekindle their creativity. The book is for people who want to understand and push their fear, and who want to light the creative aspects in each of us. This book would urge you to uncover the hidden talents from within an individual.

5. Mindset: The New Psychology of Success

This book is by Carol Dweck, a Stanford University Psychologist. This book is all about a simple yet groundbreaking idea of how powerful the human mindset is all about. It further takes you through the simple notion of how or in what ways the success we have gained in school, college, work-life, family, sports, art or theatre or almost all areas of our day-to-day activities would potentially impact our thoughts. These thoughts in turn tend to influence our talents and abilities.

6. Quiet: The power of Introverts in a World that can’t stop talking

This is a 2012 non-fiction book by Susan Cain, an American Author. Many times, most of the people would have underestimated the trait of introversion. But this book makes a plot that energises the trait of introversion and how introverts thrive and succeed in a world that undervalues the power of Introverts.

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7. Year of Yes: How to Dance It Out, Stand in the Sun and Be Your Person

This book Year of Yes is by Shonda Rhimes. Shonda Rhimes isn’t a new author. She is the mind behind the famous television shows Grey’s Anatomy and Private Practice. Yet, Shinde is an unexpected introvert who has been silent throughout her press meets and conferences. Once when someone close to her said “You never say yes to anything”. This very simple yet powerful sentence as a whole changed Shinde’s thought patterns. She writes through her experiences the aftermath of the incident and how optimistically it drove her life afterwards.

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8. The Happiness Project

The Happiness Project is an experiential book by Gretchen Rubin. Gretchen Rubin started this book off when she had the question of what she wants ultimately in her life. This question ultimately ended her with Happiness. This book is a compilation of how happiness can be cultivated in various ways and has been given as a guide.

9. Lean in: Women, Work and the Will to Lead

This book Lean in is by Sheryl Sandberg. This book is a response to her 2010 Ted talk in which she shared that in all ways women hold back. She has also shared her personal stories and the audience did turn and showered their experiences. This Lean In book would be a guiding light that would be practical advice to help women achieve their goals. This would change the mindset from what women can’t do to what women can do and bring in light Equality and togetherness.

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10. Atomic Habits

This book Atomic Habits is James Clear. It is a comprehensive and practical guide on how individuals change their behaviours effectively. This book talks about how to build good habits and dissolve bad habits. James Clear states that bug changes start from the smallest of habitual changes that would create a huge explosion of desirable behavioural change among individuals.

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