Heading into the new school year can be tough on any student. Besides schoolwork, most students would worry about fitting in, having friends, being judged, teased, or bullied.
To help with that, here are some learners’ developmental books that you can read to help you with the issues you are facing, either inside your school or yourself.
Failing Forward by John C. Maxwell
This book will learn that failure is the difference between the average person and a great person. He explains this concept by telling stories of people making mistakes and how they got through it. You can use these life lessons to guide you through school.
How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie
Speaking of making friends, this work by Carnegie is one of the best self-development books to have ever existed. As the title suggests, it can help you get more friends by learning tips on building your self-esteem, communicating better with others, and growing your list of friends.
Eat That Frog! by Brian Tracy
Are you a procrastinator? You can break this habit by reading this book by Brian Tracy. Here he explains that you can beat it by setting our priorities straight, deconstruct larger tasks, focus on smaller ones, and choose which battles to fight first. Perfect for students who tend to cram on their exams or projects.
Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman
As a student, you might get into situations where you might have to make a choice. Kahneman explains in this book how we have two thinking systems: one fast and one slow. He then explains their differences and gives tips on how you can utilize them to make better judgments.
Perfect Health Diet by Paul & Shou-Chin Jaminet
Is losing weight, gaining weight, or being healthier part of your worries at school? Please do not follow the diet trends and learn how to do it properly through this book. They will deconstruct food fads and teach you how to eat the right way.
The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch
This book focuses on his now-famous lecture, “Really Achieving Your Childhood Dreams,” and encourages his readers and students to think back to their dreams of adolescence, and what was then their greatest hopes and aspirations for their lives.
Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg
Sheryl Sandberg reveals her own stories in high corporate roles along with those of many women, inspiring them to “lean in” and demand their seat at the table. She offers straightforward advice about how women can crack the restricting habits they face in the working world instead of merely lamenting the existing state of affairs.
Our years in school will help us grow into becoming more responsible adults in the future. With that, reading some of the best self-development books on this list will help you on your path for success.