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Books you should Read to Expand your Mind

One of the best sources of gaining knowledge is reading. You can not only expand your memory this way but can also obtain knowledge massively. Every book leaves an impact on the reader whether the book is about fantasy, philosophy, romance, history, or any genre. Different genres specialize for different exposure. Sticking to only one is like going to the same place and expecting a different viewpoint.

There’s a saying that states  ‘what you know is a drop and what you don’t know is an ocean.’  People often mistake their wisdom for infinity meanwhile it’s limited to a quarter. That is why literature holds immense significance in an individual’s life. Reading helps in building up the character and maturing through life both practically and professionally.

1.   Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell

In this book, the author tells us about how to achieve the road to success with continual devotion to hard work, endless efforts, and an unreasonably long time. How a person’s will to succeed is not enough to pursue what he wants. He must be determined and smart enough to make things work in his favor.

He also highlights the issues that why some thrive while others tend to fail. Hence this book provides the readers with the understanding of working hard, again and again, trying not to fall in distress if you don’t succeed. Instead, they need to focus more and achieve their goals as it is not like a walk in the park.

2.   Who says you Can’t? You do by Daniel Chidiac

This book has the power to transform your mind and soul. It helps the reader to unlock their true potential and work for whatever they desire. This book discusses failure as well as success and makes you believe in yourself. Daniel Chidiac is an inspirational and honest writer whose writing motivates the readers.

This book of his will helps a person find clarity and achieve personal growth. So if you are down and need a boost of motivation with a realistic view, grab this book and enlighten your mental health. It’ll guide the reader to move forward to have a more successful and fuller lifestyle.

3. Seven Habits of Highly Effective People Stephen Covey

This book is for every individual who wants daily to have a well-balanced and happy life. It discusses the habits of a person who wants to be productive and gain happiness. By following these habits daily anyone can get a content life. The author didn’t say that these habits can transform you miraculously, rather it is a slow and steady process towards positivity. The book provides an insight into effective communication, personal growth, and cooperation with others. With this guide, readers will be able to focus on their inner self, philosophies, and how to deal with outward issues.

3.   Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl

Viktor Frankl was one of the great psychiatrists from the twentieth century. He survived the Nazi’s death camp’s wrath. This book is based on his and his prisoner inmate’s life-altering experiences and how they made him realize the potential of his mere existence. He states that despite how harsh life gets and we sink into existential crisis life’s meaning can be found through three things; by doing the work we wish and desire to, being with loved ones, and endearing the pain through the suffering, and finding the meaning in it.

Moreover, the second part of the book consists of logotherapy which was introduced to his patients. The book further discussed the few important and interesting facts he realized during his time in life-wrenching death camps.

Conclusion

All books can give you a great, immense experience. Your brain gets to see imagery and you feel strong emotion as if it is happening with you. According to some recent research, reading also makes you more sympathetic. Moreover, it also amplifies your senses. Reading has the power to change our physical brain structure as well. Your perception of the world and life will certainly change and it’ll help to have a more positive outlook. Therefore, always spare some time to read some books and with that, you will be able to create a whole new world in your mind.

Samantha Kindler

Samantha Kindler is a world traveler, with four continents conquered and three remaining. She lives in Hawaii, where she enjoys hiking and has the beach available to her throughout the year. She recently got the opportunity to spend over ten months in Korea and fell in love with their minimalist way of life. She has driven to 49 states with her father, but upon visiting Hawaii, she just wanted to stay.

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