The Book People’s selection of personal development and self-help books for all genders can help you find mindfulness and improve your mental health and well-being. From dealing with anxiety and depression to making the most of your career, our personal development books will help you work through so many issues.
This book encourages you to fully leave the office behind and get over your fear of missing out. It reminds you to take a breath and put yourself and your own feelings first for a change, rather than trying to stay up-to-date in today’s always-on world. It has exercises that will help keep you grounded and settle any worries.
Richard Reed, the co-founder of Innocent Drinks, shares the best words of wisdom and advice he has received from celebrities including Stephen Fry, Bear Grylls and Dame Judi Dench. This brilliantly presented book (with orange sprayed edges and pen-and ink portraits) will inspire you to live a better life.
Find 365 ways to a joyful life by following the daily quotes, actions and goals featured in this inspiring little book. It encourages you to focus on those little things that make a big impact and will have you dancing, listening and volunteering throughout the next 12 months.
Do you worry about everything? This book will help you find peace of mind by listening to your favourite music, baking delicious treats, showing respect for others and letting go of troubled times in the past. It will help you understand how stress starts and learn how to keep things under control.
Focusing on ‘the lost art of buying for life’, this book examines the damage that our throwaway culture causes to the environment. Sure to appeal to fans of Marie Kondo, this book finds Buy Me Once founder Tara Button introducing the concept of ‘mindful curation’ and offering tips on choosing clothes, kitchenware and furniture that lasts a lifetime.
The ultimate manual for living a long, healthy and happy life, Change Your Life One Day at a Time finds two doctors who specialise in health and psychology offering up advice for nourishing your body, mind and spirit. You can change your life by making these simple seasonal changes and adding them into your daily routine.
Full of stress-busting tools and tips for developing confidence and self-esteem, this brightly presented book from the experts at Usborne covers common issues ranging from friendships and fall-outs to divorce and depression. It will help children discuss their feelings and emotions in an open, honest and constructive manner.
Young children can learn all about their emotions with the help of the superhero team known as the Agents of F.E.E.L.S. The cool characters represent feelings including sadness, happiness, jealousy, excitement and embarrassment and their stories are told in striking and appealing comic book format.
Jessica Sanders' Love Your Body encourages young girls to admire and celebrate their bodies for all the amazing things they can do. It will show them how to embrace 'imperfections' and realise that they are so much more than their bodies. Carol Rossetti's powerful illustrations show diverse characters celebrating their different bodies and the clear, concise and authoritative text will help young girls improve their mental health in so many ways.
This book explains to children just how important mental health is to their happiness and well-being. It reveals practical ways that can help children keep their minds in good shape and encourages them to talk positively about themselves, their emotions, relationships and mindfulness in general. These ideas will hopefully help them develop healthy habits and good coping strategies from an early age.
You can find many more brilliant books that will enhance your well-being inn The Book People’s selection of personal development books.
Best personal development books
- If I Could Tell You Just One Thing
- Everyday Happiness
- 100 Small Ways to Quit Worrying
- A Life Less Throwaway
- Change Your Life One Day at a Time
- Looking After Your Mental Health
- A Kid's Guide to Feelings
- Love Body
- What's Going On Inside My Head?