You need to always aspire to better your mindset so that you can keep growing. In simple terms, mindset is the habit of the mind-its one’s usual attitude or mental state. The mindset is made up of a collection of thoughts and beliefs that predetermine one’s responses and interpretations to circumstances, situations and events. The mindset is very important in one’s life because it affects the way we think about everything.
Everyone’s mindset varies from one person to another and this brings about the different reactions and understanding that each one of us show. In order to do great things in life, one has to have a mindset that believes and trusts in themselves that they are capable of achieving what they truly desire in life. To improve your mindset you have to engage in positive self talk, be inspired, set goals, be flexible and even learn from your mistakes. For you to succeed in improving your mindset, these are some of the books that will guide you;
1. Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by Carol S. Dweck
Mindset shows how success in different aspects of our lives such as school, sports, work and even arts is influenced greatly by the way we think about our talents and abilities. In this book we learn that people with a fixed mindset-those who believe that abilities and talents are fixed and cannot be developed are less likely to succeed than those who have a growth mindset- those who believe that abilities can be learnt and developed. The author introduces a phenomenon called a false growth mindset which guides people towards adopting a truer growth mindset.
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2. Limitless: Upgrade Your Brain, Learn Anything Faster, and Unlock Your Exceptional Life by Jim Kwik
This book is about mental expansion and fitness as a way of developing a productive mind. It gives people the ability to more productivity, more transformation, more business success and more personal achievement by changing their mindset, methods and motivation. Changing your mindset teaches you how to identify what you want in life and even move form negative thinking to positive possibilities. In order to open limitless mental capacity one needs to ignite what motivates them ,that way, the mind stays strong and healthy. By reading this book, your brain activity is enhanced and and your mental performance is leveled up.
Limitless: Upgrade Your Brain, Learn Anything Faster, and Unlock Your Exceptional Life
3. Get Out of Your Head: Stopping the Spiral of Toxic Thoughts by Jennie Allen
Toxic thoughts are the negative and harmful thoughts that can affect our mindset and even cause mental stress. This book inspires us to to transform our emotions and even our situations and circumstances by taking control of our thoughts. It teaches us that we should not be stuck in our toxic thinking patterns because God has built a way for us to escape that pattern, the enemy tries to get in our heads and makes us feel overwhelmed, helpless and incapable of making a difference for the Kingdom of God. When we submit our minds to God, we are equipped with power from God to fight and win the war for our minds.
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4. Think Like a Monk: Train Your Mind for Peace and Purpose Every Day by Jay Shetty
This book mainly focuses on training your mind to be at peace and finding purpose everyday, this is one way of improving your mindset. Developing the monk mindset is very meaningful because you also develop a mindset that has meaning, passion and purpose which will help you work better towards achieving your goals and dreams. A mind that has peace is a mind that has no stress and everyone works best without stress. This book reveals how to overcome negative thoughts and habits and access the calm and our purpose in life through advice and exercises that, we can use to improve relationships, reduce stress and even clear roadblocks to our potential and power.
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5. Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones by James Clear
The Author of this book reveals practical strategies that will teach you how to form good habits ,break the bad ones and master behaviors that lead to remarkable results. He creates an easy to understand guide for making good habits unavoidable and the bad habits impossible, this helps improve your mindset as you only engage in activities that benefit and improve you. The book also helps you reshape the way you think about progress and success as it provide strategies on how to: make time for new habits even during tough times, overcome a lack of willpower and motivation, design your environment to make success easier and how to get back on track when you fall off.
Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones
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6. The Power of Positive Thinking by Dr. Norman Vincent Peale
The Power of Positive Thinking provides the readers with a powerful message of faith and inspiration which helps them achieve a life of fulfillment. The author demonstrates the power of faith in action by helping the readers achieve a happy, satisfying and worthwhile life. This book teaches you how to believe in yourself and everything that you do, how to build new power and determination, how to break the worry habit and develop a relaxed life, how to improve personal and professional relationships, how to take control of your circumstances, how to develop the power to reach your goals and how to be kind to yourself. This book helps in improving one’s mindset as it encourages one to develop positive thinking which brings about a positive mindset.
The Power of Positive Thinking
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7. The Abundance Mind-Set: Success Starts Here by Joel Osteen
The picture you allow in your mind will determine the kind of life you live, Joel Osteen teaches the readers to believe in God’s dream for your life that you will be blessed and even become a blessing to others. He encourages the readers to dare to have big vision of a great life and trust that God will make it happen for them and it shall come to pass. This book helps you change your pessimistic mindset to a mindset that believes in success so that one day , you will be able to live the life that you have always dreamt of.
The Abundance Mind-Set: Success Starts Here
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8. Can’t Hurt Me: Master Your Mind and Defy the Odds – Clean Edition by David Goggins
The Author of this book uses his real life story to explain how he was able to become a great man even after experiencing challenges growing , he believed in himself and defied the odds of him becoming a failure in life because of the tough childhood that he went through. This book encourages and inspires the people going through difficult times who already have a fixed mindset that they will fail in life to take charge of their thoughts and believe in themselves in order to defy the odds. His story motivates the readers that anyone can push past their pain and difficult experiences and reach their full potential.
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9. The Mamba Mentality: How I Play by Kobe Bryant ,Andrew D Bernstein, Phil Jackson, Pau Gasol
Kobe Bryant one of the world’s most celebrated basketball player reveals his step by step approach he took to mentally and physically prepare to not only succeed as a basketball player but to excel in the game. In this book he provides the readers with how he studied his opponents, how he harnessed his passion for the game and even how he played through injuries. This book inspires the readers on so many levels as it provides different skills used by the basketball player to become a star in the game and even overcome challenges. It improves one’s mindset as it encourages one to do their best in everything that they do.
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10. Change Your Mindset, Change Your Life: by Garrain Jones
Changing your mindset changes your life in drastic ways, this book teaches the readers on how transformation of your mindset can help you create awareness into your natural state and embrace the uniqueness within you that will help restore health, happiness and a feeling of satisfaction in everything that you do. The book also reveals, the things that have been holding you back from your greatness, the power of positive thinking, importance of physical and mental upgrade, how to deal with lifelong struggles and attract more success in all aspects of life and how to love yourself, build confidence and heal broken relationships.
Change Your Mindset, Change Your Life: Lessons of Love, Leadership and Transformation
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Improving the mindset requires commitment because it is a complex process, since it involves the brain and our thoughts. Being able to control how we react to our feelings and situations is very complicated because of the experiences and beliefs that we have developed over the years, therefore, for one to truly improve their mindset, they have to be able to make their mind be at peace first and then learn to slowly make their mindset positive, productive and purposeful everyday.