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Jump Into Personal Growth with these Inspiring Books

Reading is an incredibly valuable activity, but unfortunately, many people have trouble squeezing a few chapters into their busy schedule. Now, with the world asked to stay home to stop the spread of COVID-19, those same folks may find themselves with some extra time on their hands. Why not use it to pick up those books you’ve been meaning to get to?

If you want to dive back into reading, but you’re not sure where to start, have no fear. This list of personal growth books will fuel your mind, body and spirit — a welcome experience during these unusual times. Whether you order them online or download an eBook or audio book, start consuming these excellent titles today!

1. “What to Say When You Talk to Yourself” by Shad Helmstetter

If you’re home in self-quarantine, chances are you’ve been talking to yourself quite a bit, maybe without realizing it. This book helps you take negative, counterproductive self-talk, and turn it into words of power and optimism — something we all could use right about now.

2. “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People” by Stephen Covey  

A classic through-and-through, this self-improvement book is a must-read for anyone looking to change their habits in favor of a more rich, productive and successful life.

3. “The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business” by Charles Duhigg

It’s easy to develop some not-so-great habits when you experience a major shift in your routine. Dive into this book right away to get valuable insights on how habits work, and some ways to transform your own.

4. “The Automatic Millionaire” by David Bach  

If you want to use this time to reorganize your finances, pick up this book first. Financial guru David Bach walks readers through strategies they can implement immediately to improve finances and make it to a million.

5. “As a Man Thinketh” by James Allen

This oldie-but-goodie is especially relevant right now. If you’ve been feeling down about the current situation, read Allen’s take on the relationship between our thoughts and our happiness. Start here to learn how to think positively and change your perspective on life.

6. “The Emigrant Edge” by Brian Buffini

Change the way you view achievement and hard work in your life. Buffini & Company founder and chairman, Brian Buffini, shares his own classic rags-to-riches story, then explains from personal experience the seven traits that all successful immigrants possess. Take lots of notes in this one!

7. “The Greatest Salesman in the World” by Og Mandino

This book uses parable and storytelling to reveal the qualities and practices of the most successful business people. You’ll walk away with strategies to help you build a fortune physically and mentally.

8. “Think and Grow Rich” by Napoleon Hill

Learn the “Law of Success,” which includes secrets that can bring you a fortune. The techniques in this book are simple yet effective, and can help you find lasting success no matter what life throws your way.

Whether you read these as part of a virtual book club, or you listen to a few while cleaning up your house, put the good stuff in so you can get the good stuff out.

We’re here for you! For more tips, inspiration and advice on how to navigate the real estate industry during these unprecedented times, visit the Buffini Bonus Resources for ideas.

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