It was an honor to be recognized by this writer. In addition, I have read The Power of Habit and No Sweat. Both are amazing books when it comes to supporting behavior change. I plan to read The Fitness Mindset as well. Great ideas for 2021. My book, Summit! One Woman’s Everest Climb Guides You to Success, is being re-released the first week of January. I added a chapter about my breast cancer mountain in the hopes it can help others. Look for the blog first week of January.

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Literature is not just about stories that make generate your imagination. It is also not just about the paper and ink that were used to create books. Instead, it is a way of life that fuels every reader to become more than they are now. Literature is also a great source of inspiration to improve oneself, and use these developments to make a different in the society and the world.

Self-help is a nonfiction genre that houses a lot of inspiring books that ought to make people improvement and become the best version of them. So, discover the wonders of self-help by reading these amazing books that we have listed below.

Summit!: One Woman’s Mount Everest Climb Guides You to Success by Laurie Bagley

The remarkable woman Laurie Bagley is the author of Summit One Woman’s Mount Everest Climb Guides You to Success. This motivational book documents the moment when the author climbed Everest, Denali, Aconcagua, and Kilimanjaro’s peaks. Bagley has juggled her tasks while climbing part-time and attending her roles as both mom and businesswoman. Moreover, she competed in a top leading world-class adventure racing team for 5 years. In 2006, Laurie received the California Outdoor Hall of Fame Award in 2006. Hence, Summit is truly a promising book that has the opportunity to create a big change in the lives of the readers. The author definitely inspires everyone to recognize their real interests and talents so that they can create and achieve their own goals.

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

In 2012, Random House published The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life by Charles Duhigg. This self-help book discusses the science behind the formation and reformation of habits. Hence, it contains subtopics, such as habit loop, the golden rule of habit change, keystone habits, and training. The author also showcased a brand-new approach to understanding the potential of human nature. It has already made it to The New York Times, Amazon, and USA Today bestseller lists. In the same year of publication, it was long-listed for the Book of the Year Award of Financial Times and McKinsey.

The Fitness Mindset: Eat for Energy, Train for Tension, Manage Your Mindset, Reap the Results by Brian Keane

The Fitness Mindset: Eat for Energy, Train for Tension, Manage Your Mindset, Reap the Results is among the best motivational self-help books of all-time. It raises multiple questions which are: how do you describe the experience if you would possess your dream body, massive energy increase, and the mentality to maintain them to eternity; Did you ever feel disappointed that you didn’t achieve the results you wanted?; Do you think that you are consuming the right food and conduct the correct exercises but your body doesn’t adjust as much as you desire; and more. This book provides you with all the essentials to achieve your dream body, increase your level of energy, and create a great mindset that you can keep for a long time.

No Sweat: How the Simple Science of Motivation Can Bring You a Lifetime of Fitness by Michelle Segar

The first edition of No Sweat: How the Simple Science of Motivation Can Bring You a Lifetime of Fitness by Michelle Segar was published by AMACOM. If you personally dislike doing an exercise and have difficulty following a workout, then think about the millions of individuals that have attempted but never succeeded. Perhaps the problem is not the people but the exercise itself. Hence, this book has transformed years of studies on exercise and encouragement into a simple design program that will motivate everyone to stop the cycle of workout failure. Readers will surely learn the reasons why they need to forget about the determination and avoid clenching their teeth by the exercises that they dislike. Instead, they should start to become more inspired and motivated to begin a desire for physical exercises. This book definitely makes workouts easier, funnier, and more enjoyable. Hence, every reader.

In support of you being able to live a life that feels free, powerful and awake.

Laurie Bagley

Laurie Bagley: MS in Outdoor Adventure Leadership,  mother,  Author, ACE certified health coach and group fitness coach, entrepreneurial business owner, Level 1 PN Nutrition coach and EnergyUp coach. Her Health Fitness Coaching Business focuses on assisting people reach healthy lifestyle goals. She is also the 6th woman to summit Mt. Everest from the North Col route and has written a book called “SUMMIT”. One woman’s Mt. Everest Climb Guides You to Success