When it comes to making things happen, the effort is only the wick used to light the dynamite. Finding your way to this post suggests you possess the fire, but what you really need is the attitude and game plan to package up your dreams into the biggest boom possible.
We would trust this job to only a handful of authors in the world, namely, Mark Goulston, Philip Goldberg, Sean Whalen, Gary John Bishop, and Mark Manson.
There are four books that have been written to help you get out of your way, get out of your head, take back control, and follow through with all the above. There may not be a magic recipe to success, but there is a methodology to developing the attitude and tools required to defeat the villain who’s holding you back – and you know him well because it’s… you.
Get Out of Your Own Way:
Overcoming Self-Defeating Behavior
A fascinating look at how to transform and deal with self-defeating behaviors, including procrastination, envy, obsession, anger, self-pity, guilt and more.
It’s poisons such as these that prevent many of us from achieving the love, success and happiness we want for ourselves in our lives, and this book helps you to explains why we sabotage ourselves, and ways to conquer this.
How to Make Sh*t Happen:
Make more money, get in better shape, create epic relationships and control your life!
If your life is chaotic or out of control, and it feels like there are never enough hours in the day to accomplish what you set out to do, this could be the roadmap that you’re looking for to create the life that you desire.
Often blunt and sometimes brutally honest, this is a short read with actionable self-help that will resonate with some.
Get Out of Your Head and into Your Life
An honest, no-nonsense, tough-love approach that cuts straight to the heart of what is going to make a difference.
This new type of personal empowerment and life mastery has proven popular with many and depending on who you are it could be the nudge you’re looking for. While this book isn’t for everyone, like many of these books, some speak to individuals better than others. You just have to find the one that speaks to you.
The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck:
A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life
The author cuts through the crap to show us how to stop trying to be “positive” all the time so that we have a shot to truly become better, happier people.
This makes the argument that improving our lives hinges not on our ability to turn lemons into lemonade, but but how to go about learning to stomach lemons better.