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I saw this on Facebook this morning and thought it worth mentioning here.

The 25 Best Books on Self-Improvement You Need to Read Before You Turn 25.

PowerOfNowAdmittedly, I haven’t read some of those books (and not sure I would), but I was happy to see numerous books on the list.

I doubt the list is ordered into any kind of priority – read these first, then these, but it’s all good.

At #4, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change – Stephen R. Covey (Barnes & Noble, Amazon).

A very substantial read, lessons that remain strong for a lifetime.

At #7, Think and Grow Rich: The Original 1937 Unedited Edition – Napoleon Hill (Free at Archive.org).

What’s to be said about Think and Grow Rich? It’s a classic. If you haven’t read it, don’t make the mistake that a lot of people make thinking “rich” has anything to do with money.

At #11, How to Win Friends & Influence People – Dale Carnegie (Barnes & Noble, Amazon).

Win Friends surprised me when I read it. I was expecting it to be sales oriented. Not at all (though the lessons are good for sales). His advice has remained with me ever since.

And I was happy to see this next book on the list. Though it discusses mental illness issues, it’s a book I believe everyone should give at least one read. If nothing else, it helps to understand and interact with others on this journey called life.

At #12, Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy – David D. Burns (His blog here on WordPress; this and other books).

And listed at #18, The Power of Now – Eckhart Tolle (His website and books).

What a difference this one book made on my life. Though, to be honest, I wouldn’t put it in a list to be “read by 25.”

I’d give it to high schoolers to read.

Enjoy your day in peacefulness.