Best Personal Development Books

 

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Below are some of the books I have written (part of my seven series – books at only 7 euros each) plus a selection of what I call my ‘desert island book’ collection, books I would want to have on a desert island. The stack of my favorite books is in the image above taken at my home.

Books by David Hennessey

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19 Steps to Reduce Stress and Increase your Health and Happiness by David Hennessey

Details on this electronic book with powerful actions steps to help you reduce stress and increase your health and happiness can be found here (page includes video).

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Street Smart in Today’s world by David Hennessey

Details on this electronic book with over 170 tips to reduce stress by improving your safety for your and those you love can be read here (page includes video with tips)

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How to Buy Organic Food Inexpensively by David Hennessey

Details on this electronic book with money saving ideas that can reduce the financial stress of buying organic food details are here (page includes video with tips)

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“My current list of ‘desert island books’ by writers whose work I admire are below. Listed in no particular order. Yes, I own and have read and studied all the books linked to below : ) I have read many more books but so far these are to me really life changers” David

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Life Changing Skills, Thought Transformation, Conscious Living

As A Man Thinketh
by James Allen (power of thought) – one of the classic foundational books on how to use correctly the power of your mind to live the life of your dreams – if you have not read this book you need to, it is a life changer – Read about As a Man Thinketh (Amazon)

 

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How to Stop Worrying and Start Living
by Dale Carnegie (stress management) – this classic best selling book thought us the concept of living one day at a time and about never going to sleep angry. It has easy to follow steps and is worth every moment you invest in reading it – Read more about How to Stop Worrying and Start Living (Amazon)

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Creative Visualization
by Shakti Gawain (visualization exercises) – this is another classic that predates many of the modern books on visualization – it is filled with short chapters to help teach you the keys of effective visualization – Read about Creative Visualization (Amazon)

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The Power of Your Subconscious Mind
by Dr. Joseph Murphy (mind control) – this is another classic book that contains a lot of information on how to use the power of your subconscious mind to change every area of your life from relationships to work and beyond for the better – Read about The Power of Your Subconscious Mind (Amazon)

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The Seven Day Mental Diet
by Emmet Fox (thought change) – this tiny and short book is a mini seminar in words that teaches you how to take control of your mind in one week – Read about The Seven Day Mental Diet (Amazon)

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Get the Life You Want: The Secrets to Quick and Lasting Life Change
By Richard Bandler (thought change) – this book is one of the latest books by one of the geniuses behind the field of NLP – if you read this book and use the techniques included you can learn how to change your life on your own – Read about Get the Life You Want (Amazon)

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Personal Effectiveness,

Peace Is Every Step
by Thich Nhat Hanh (peace and wisdom) – one of the best books ever written to show us how to bring find peace in daily activities that surround us in the western world – Read more about Peace Is Every Step (Amazon)

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The Art of Happiness
by The Dalai Lama and Howard Cutler (handbook for living) – I received this book as a gift from my parents – it shares with the reader the essence of the Dalai Lamas approach to joyful living – Read about The Art of Happiness

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Zen in the Martial Arts
by Joe Hyams (personal development) – this book teaches through two to three page stories and explanations how to live a peaceful and effective life – it includes conversations between the author and legendary martial artist Bruce Lee but you don’t have to be a martial artist to appreciate the value of this book – Read about Zen in the Martial Arts (Amazon)

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Wealth and Prosperity

Think And Grow Rich
by Napoleon Hill (wealth creation, thought change) – this is the all time classic that has been sold to millions of people and used by millions helping them find a way to create the life of their dreams – it is not just about money it is about living life abundantly – the ideas in this book have been used by the best personal and business development coaches in the world since the 1930s – Read about Think and Grow Rich (Amazon)

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The One Minute Millionaire: The Enlightened Way to Wealth
by Mark Victor Hansen and Robert G. Allen (wealth) – this book is split in two – both with the goal of teaching the reader how to become a millionaire so they have money to make positive change in the world – the first section teaching you the techniques in the form of a story – the second teaches you the techniques in a step by step the approach – this book is indeed filled with inspiring and business building ideas – Read about The One Minute Millionaire (Amazon)

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Relationships and Parenting

Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus
by John Gray (communication between man and woman) – the best selling book that thought us all that men and women do indeed look at the world differently and that by knowing and respecting these differences we can have wonderful relationships – Read more about Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus (Amazon)

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Mind Power for Children
by John Kehoe (empowering children to be their best) – this book teaches parents how to empower their children so they can grow up living happy, healthy and fulfilling lives – Read about Mind Power for Children (Amazon)

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It’s So Amazing!
By Robie H.Harris ( sexuality) – this book uses comics and humor to clearly and effectively teach children about sexuality – Read more about It’s So Amazing! (Amazon)

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Are You the One for Me?
By Dr. Barbara De Angelis (relationships) – if you ever wondered how can you tell if the person you are in relationship with is the right person for you then you need to read this book – De Angelis in her loving and direct way gives us simple tools and techniques we can use so that we can tell if we are in the right relationship and how to find the right relationships – Read more about Are You the One for Me? (Amazon)

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How To Win Friends and Influence People
by Dale Carnegie (social skills) – this classic bestseller teaches you the importance of paying attention to the needs of others before yourself and that when you do people will want to be around and work with you – Read more about How To Win Friends and Influence People (Amazon)
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The 7 Habits Of Highly Effective Teens
by Sean Covey (life skills) – an excellent book on how teens can create their own happy, healthy and fulfilling life – based on the best seller ‘the seven habits of highly effective people’ but written in a much easier to digest approach -recommended for adults too – Read more about The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens (Amazon)
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The 7 Habits of Happy Kids
by Sean Covey (life skills) – Inspired by the great success of his book for teenagers Covey wrote this story book for children to teach our children the values of sharing, win-win and working together – Read more about The 7 Habits of Happy Kids (Amazon)

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Debt Management and Money Management

The Richest Man in Babylon
by George S. Clason (money management) – this classic book teaches the reader through a story how to get yourself out of debt and into financial prosperity step by step – Read more about The Richest Man in Babylon (Amazon)

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Your Money or Your Life: 9 Steps to Transforming Your Relationship with Money and Achieving Financial Independence
By Vicki Robin (money management) – this book teaches you how to save and become financially independent AND it will also teach you the value of your time and a technique to find out how much you truly earn for the work you do – Read more about Your Money or Your Life (Amazon)

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Yes, I have copies of all these books.

Enjoy a wonderful day,

David