Best Self Help Books

These are some of the best self help books that we have read, loved and highly recommend. Books that can improve our mental health as well as books on mindfulness and meditation. All the books are available to buy through the Amazon links. Happy reading!

The Little Book of Mindfulness – Tiddy Rowan

One of the best books I’ve ever bought. This little book is a must have for anyone who wants to practice mindfulness. It offers insights, quotes and numerous practical tips on how to be mindful. All the exercises work wonderfully and are easy to follow. We find the book works best when you just read a couple of pages a day.

The Book of Joy – Dalai Lama, Desmond Tutu and Douglas Abrams

This is a book full of joyful feeling and thinking. Abrams transcribes his week long stay and interview with His Holiness The Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu, as they share joy, laughter and wisdom with us and one another. A fantastic read that may change the way you look at life.

The Power of Now – Eckhart Tolle

Eckhart Tolle talks about the incredibly simple yet often overlooked fact of life; that the only moment that we ever truly have, is now. He also describes the benefits gained from living a life immersed in the present moment. A must-read for anyone interested in straightforward, instantly applicable personal growth.

You Can Heal Your Life – Louise Hay

Louise Hay, the goddess of self-development, wrote this book because she believed that everyone is capable of healing their own lives. She identifies a low self-esteem as the root cause of all humanity’s ills and in this book, she gives you practical tools to improve your self-image and all areas of your life. 

The Power – Rhonda Bryne

The ultimate feel-good law of attraction guidebook. Simply reading this will gladden your heart and put a smile on your face. Rhonda Byrne highlights the importance and power of positive thinking, love and gratitude with clear examples in this book.


Becoming Rich – Genevieve Davis

Have you ever thought that making money is somehow un-spiritual? Think again and read this book. It offers very simple, practical guidance on how changing your mindset and slightly adjusting the way you are around money can create the conditions for financial abundance as well as happiness.

The Miracle of Mindfulness – Thich Nhat Hanh

A great read for anyone interested in mindfulness, Thich Nhat Hanh is a Vietnamese Buddhist who has practiced mindfulness for many years and in this book, some of his letters on the subject have been translated and laid out for us to benefit from.  

The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari – Robin Sharma

This fiction novel uses the beautiful backdrop of the himalayas and the mysterious story of a lawyer turned yogi, to deliver some key lessons that can change your way of looking at life and what’s important in it. Great as both a story and a self help book.

Hero – Rhonda Byrne

An inspiring and guiding book for anyone with a dream. Author of the bestselling book The Secret, Rhonda Byrne uses her teachings on the law of attraction in this book to help you achieve your goals and dreams. Supporting, motivating and inspiring you towards success, as the hero of your own story. Certainly one of the best self help books I’ve read.


A Little Light on the Spiritual Laws – Diana Cooper

In this book, Diana Cooper discloses every one of the thirty six spiritual laws that govern life on earth. Highly informative and with clear examples, this book will give you a clearer picture of the rules and practises that you may be unconsciously missing or using against yourself in everyday life.

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