What to read for Self awareness?
Here are our top 5 book recommendations for self awareness and emotional intelligence. Though these are great books to read and learn, understand what actually suits you and works for you. What these books will help you is finding insights and values based on the other's study and research. Work on yourself for yourself! happy reading !
1. Emotional Intelligence by Daniel Goleman
This is the most popular piece on EI and why is it more important that IQ. This book helps you with understanding the working of your thinking cycle, emotions and reactions. Most importantly it gives you an insight to understand the emotion, which helps you to adapt socially, be emotionally intelligent and prevent the problem before its occurrence.The concepts are well explained with real time examples backed by researchers. Anybody who wants to be self aware , fascinated by how our emotions work, this for you.
Tasha made her observations on self awareness through her profession as a psychologist. It is a very easy read with real time examples and exercises. You can expect to learn about your blind spots, self-awareness tools that you can use in everyday life
How to receive, reflect, and respond to difficult feedback and well as being able to recognize your behaviour.
3.The Art of Talking to Yourself by Vironika Tugaleva
Learning how to use and listen to your inner voice will lead to the best life for you is what this book talks about. Most of us are often stuck with ourselves and have no clue of how to deal with it. This books acts as guide to help you listen to your voice and use it for a positive impact on life.
4.Go Suck a Lemon by Michael Cornwall
This is an amazing guide that helps people improve their EQ through practical exercises. Dr. Cornwall suggests that boosting your EQ starts with commitment to self improvement, as well as transformation of the way you think and behave. Emotionally healthy people know their behaviour and reactions to the environment.This book teaches you how to achieve that state of emotional stability.
5. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey
Though this book doesn't really talk directly about EQ or self awareness. But it definitely talks about effective habit building that can boost one's EQ. This is one the most read self help books and it's surely has a reason to that. The insights make you think of yourself thoroughly.