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5 BEST SELF-HELP BOOKS THAT EVERY STUDENT SHOULD READ

Motivation is effective only when it comes from inside. Therefore, before unfolding the world for exploration, lets explore our inner selves. Lose yourselves into the company of books and believe me, it will be the most worthy investment.Bringing to you the all-time classics and refreshing chronicles that will leave you starstruck…


1. THE ALCHEMIST

                    – Paulo Coelho


The Alchemist

The Alchemist is a masterpiece by Brazilian author Paulo Coelho. It echoes the journey of a young Andalusian shepherd to the pyramids of Egypt, when he has numerous dreams of finding treasure there.

The book is all about following your dream and achieving it. The central idea says that when you follow your dreams every element of the universe conspires for its happening, helping the journey of becoming successful. It emphasises on – “Soul of the world” which attract people towards their goals.

DREAM- is the only idea of the book. It has its price- work for it, sweat for it, burn for it, it’s all worth. You would have heard- “Indulge in productive struggles, rather than futile serenity.”               

WHY YOU SHOULD READ THIS BOOK

It will let you dream and then will turn you to greater responsibility towards your goal. What is more terrible is to sit back due to set backs and divert from your destiny.

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2. THE 7 HABITS OF HIGHLY EFFECTIVE PEOPLE 

                  – Stephen R.Covey


 THE 7 HABITS OF HIGHLY EFFECTIVE    PEOPLE

Stephen Covey presents universal approaches to be effective in attaining goals by aligning oneself to what he calls “true north” principle. He centralizes the timeless idea of character ethic.

The book introduces the concept of paradigm shift that different perspectives exist. Its the situation that mends the direction of one’s thinking. It discusses the three steps of maturity continuum- dependence, independence

and interdependence. Dependence is that when you rely emotionally on others and seek their affirmation. Independence means you are free to soar in the sky, again created by you. It’s the attitude of “I”. The highest level of maturity is the idea of “we”, which eternally believes that everything is interconnected and unified.

WHY YOU SHOULD READ THIS BOOK

It will help you answer your everyday question of why people can’t think like you, can’t behave the way you want, can’t understand the things you do, and will help you overcome it.

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3. THE 8th HABIT

                  – Stephen R.Covey


From effectiveness to greatness. It’s the successor of the 7 habits, which reinforces the idea that interdependence is mighty value than independence. The first inclination towards greatness is “to find your voice, and inspire others to find theirs.” Covey declares that such great leaders are the need of today and tomorrow.

It deepens the idea of steady recovery and application of whole personal paradigm. Physical , Intellectual, Emotional and Spiritual are the four intelligences of a person, and denial to any of them, reduces your productivity.

“Taking the Road less travelled”- is actually living your true dream because else, you will be trying to live someone else’s life.

WHY YOU SHOULD READ THIS BOOK

It will teach you that you have the power to control your life and your circumstances, but you must always remember that others have this same power over themselves as well.

   Check it online : 1. On Amazon          2. On Flipkart



4. THE KITE RUNNER

                  – Khaled Hosseini


A heartbreaking and shattering story of Amir-a young boy from Kabul, and his friend Hassan. Its storyline is set as a series of tempestuous events, from the fall of Afghanistan’s monarchy through the Soviet military intervention, the exodus of refugees to Pakistan and U.S., and rise of Taliban regime.

It’s a sensitively crafted tale of pure friendship, between a wealthy boy and the son of his father’s servant. Written against the backdrop of a country that is in the process of destruction,its about the influence of reading, the cost of betrayal, and the ascendary of fathers over sons-their love,their sacrifices and lies.

Khaled Hosseini gives us a sensitive and engaging story, that pays tribute to his people, who have been struggling to grandeur over the forces of violence- forces that continue to threaten them even today.

WHY YOU SHOULD READ THIS BOOK

The Kite Runner is powerful because it strongly depicts the weak and tender parts of humanity. It shows the hard consequences of strong nations trying to forcefully acquire small states for power and authority. It will force you to think deep and enlighten your soul.    

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5. THE MONK WHO SOLD HIS FERRARI

                  – Robin Sharma


THE MONK WHO SOLD HIS FERRARI

The plot of the book is build around two characters- Julian and John, in the form of conversation. Julian recounts his spiritual experiences during his Himalayan journey, which was the consequence of selling his holiday home and red Ferrari.

It signifies the vastness of India, and techniques that our ancestors have been using since eternity. We are modern, we are educated, we are experienced and we know everything-nothing is unknown, yet it makes you relive and rethink the known.

WHY YOU SHOULD READ THIS BOOK

It will answer the most famous question- “What is the purpose of life?” and “How to attain happiness and satisfaction?”

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