Self improvement books for students out there that will teach you techniques for handling everything on your plate in the best way possible.

Have you recently found yourself burnt out? Tired of the same routine with little to no change or excitement? I know I am. As we veer closer to the start of 2022, the time to make a change for the better is now! One way to start this path of change and growth is through reading. 

Self improvement books for students
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Below you will be pleased to find five, thought provoking, intriguing books on a spread of topics all with one common goal– to do better and to be better. 

The Life-Changing Magic Of Tidying Up 
This book is written by author Marie Kondo. Kondo focuses on the steps and processes you can use to aid you in tidying up not only your house, but also your life.  

You Are A Badass 
This humorous how-to book is written by #1 New York Times Bestselling author Jen Sincero. Sincero works to help you understand the deeper meaning behind your thoughts and actions, how to manipulate them, and how to make a change in your life.  

Atomic Habits 
In this self improvement book with over 3 million copies sold, James Clear shows his audience of readers how to break bad habits and simultaneously build better ones. 

Declutter Your Mind 
Author’s S.J. Scott and Barrie Davenport collaborated on this how-to piece to portray ways that readers can work to control negative, overwhelming, and anxious thoughts.  

Get out of Your Own Way 
In this book written by Dr. Mark Goulston and co author Philip Goldberg, the pair aimed at teaching their audience how to overcome self-defeating behaviors like procrastination, guilt, fear, envy, and more.  

Next time you find yourself struggling with motivation, questioning where you are going, or what you are doing, I encourage you to take a moment to breathe. I challenge you to find a good book to cozy up with (maybe even one from the self improvement books for students list), especially as we enter these colder months. As artist and activist Diana Rose Morcilla once said, “When your world seems like falling apart, an inspiration is something you can always hold on to.”