The Best Self Help Books For Men

Self-help books for men, is there such a thing? The self-help field is usually target women. The authors, the publishing houses, and almost everyone are sure that women are the main consumer of self-help books, videos, and articles. Men? we are only interested in sports, watching tv and drinking bear wright? Well, guess again. men are much more evolved than you were thought to think. So many self-help books on the market have a feminine edge and do not speak directly to a man’s masculinity. Men are struggling with the same issues woman do. Low self-esteem, low self-confidence, career, relationships don’t pass on over men. On this day and age men are also interested in self-development. Men also wish to develop themselves as much as women do and the market for self-improvement books for men is growing all the time. It is true that men and women aren’t build alike. The books that suit woman don’t always suit men. In this post, I will list the newest and the best self-help books that are designated at men. The best self-confidence books for men, and the best inspirational books for men. Each and every one of these books was written for men and in a way that will help man especially to improve themselves and their lives. These books will make you happier and help you live meaningful fulfilling lives. If you enjoyed my review of the book the subtle art of not giving a fu*k you will also enjoy this post.


self help book - Unfu*k Yourself Get Out of Your Head and into Your Life

“UnFu*k Yourself … will guide you in how to deal with divorce, loss, failure, health, workplace woes, and will give you the power back in tackling life and teach you how to deal with your problems by taking responsibility.” (Reader’s Digest)

Have you at any point felt like a hamster on a wheel, irately stirring your way through life, however, some way or another going no place? We live our lives without to fully understand what it takes to achieve our goals whatever they are. In this self help book, Gary John Bishop, explain how the only barrier preventing you from being successful is, off cures, you yourself. This book is written in such a way that makes you read it, again and again, to get inspired and to absorb the energy it fills you with.  It’s easy to read, clear and to the point. the motif of the guide is turning your actions into thoughts, as opposed to the familiar thoughts into action. Bishop’s reckoning is that executing an activity, say attending the gym, for example, is easier than convincing yourself to go to the gym. By blocking out your thoughts and springing right ahead into the action you cut out the most difficult part. By reversing the usual action pattern of many other self-help books, Gary John Bishop is making a faster change that most men are looking for when reading a self-help book. The book made me hopeful and very optimistic about the future.

About the author

Brought up in Glasgow, Gary John Bishop moved to the US in 1997. This opened up his pathway to the universe of self-improvement. He has a no-nonsense approach that has presented to him a consistently expanding following, attracted to the effortlessness and genuine utilization of his work. He lives in Florida with his wife and three children.

From the great Back Cover

Wake up. You’re a fu*king miracle of being.

What’s standing in the way of you living your best life? Most people would reference things like relationships with other people, money, their job, or unfortunate circumstances. None of these explanations make any difference. Through decades of working with people as a personal development coach, Gary John Bishop has discovered that the barrier is one thing only: you. If you’re easily offended, stop reading now. This isn’t the book for you. 

But if you’re looking for a book that gives you the power to find everything you ever wanted residing within you like a well of potential, waiting to be expressed, you’re in luck. Unfu*k Yourself is the handbook for the resigned and defeated, a manifesto for real life change and unleashing your own greatness.”

Backbone: The Modern Man’s Ultimate Guide to Purpose, Passion, and Power

self help books for man - Backbone: The Modern Man's Ultimate Guide to Purpose, Passion and Power

Most men are allergic to the big conversations around purpose, passion, and power because, well, they’re usually boring or too far ‘out there’. David is one of the rare men on this Earth who has the brains, heart, and balls to go deep without losing his sense of humor. He’s a modern teacher for the wisdom of the ages.” —Tripp Lanier, International Men’s Coach and Host of The New Man Podcast

Well, this is definitely, as the name reflects, a men’s book. The book was written specifically for men. This self-help book gives a great answer to the question: What does it mean to be a powerful happy man in today’s world? The advanced male really needs to rediscover exactly what it means to have a purpose, passion, and power – after that work out in his own life what that looks like for him. ‘Backbone’ is a book essentially about masculine energy. The book is deep and challenging. It is not an easy book to read but it totally worth it. You should really spend some time thinking about it. By and large, men have so far left the self-improvement process up to ladies. This is the ideal opportunity for us men to advance up and get up to speed – and do it in our own specific manner. The cutting-edge man is holding everything together, except he isn’t generally upbeat. Not profoundly glad. He has so great at diverting himself from what truly matters and keeping away from the realities that are gazing him in the face. Each area of the book has thoughts and material, at that point inquiries and exercises to take the material more profound. There’s a Brutal genuineness area at end of every part, which is precisely that. Mercilessly legitimate. The creator provokes you to be fiercely fair with yourself. To take the necessary steps. To reflect. To record things. The book sets down a great many interesting challenges.

About the author

David Harshada Wagner has been teaching meditation and self-empowerment to individuals everywhere throughout the world in a wide range of scenes for over 20 years. his lessons originate from his times of individual transformation and his experience serving others to locate their true way to profound satisfaction.

From the beautiful Back Cover

So many self-help books on the market have a feminine edge and do not speak directly to a man’s masculinity. The message that men have been given so far is that they have to get in touch with their feminine side if they want to embrace change. This book blows this theory out of the water and is a total game changer. It enables men to transform entirely, working with their masculinity instead of against it. Straight talking, down-to-earth and humorous Wagner addresses the challenges that modern men typically face, asking the reader to join him in a series of profound self-examination exercises and questions covering life purpose, male identity, spirituality, self-limitation, sexuality, relationships, fatherhood and more. Every chapter is highly practical and also includes observations and examples from David’s own life journey as well as insights gained from the many clients and groups he has worked with over the years. Men all over the world will be saying: ‘Finally a book that actually speaks to me in my language.”

You Are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life

You Are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life

If touchy-feely self-help tomes make you feel, shall we say, less than inspired, this no-nonsense manifesto to awesomeness might be just what you’re looking for. Filled with blunt and sassy advice, do-it-yourself exercises in personal transformation, and a whole lot of hilarity, You Are a Badass will silence your inner critic, and help you build a life worthy of the kind of Facebook news feed that others envy. Take a day off from looking for your inner goddess, and spending some time cultivating your outer badass instead.”

This book is not only self help book but it is pure fun. In this refreshingly engaging, how-to guide, Jen Sincero, shares hilariously inspiring stories, sage advice, easy exercises, written for men. this self-improvement book illustrates the best ways to identify and change bad behaviors that are keeping you from living the life you want. You will learn to imagine the not-yet-reality into the present and make it happen. Before you finish ” You Are a Badass”, you’ll comprehend why you are the means by which you are, the means by which to love what you can’t change, how to change what you don’t love, and how to utilize The Force to kick some genuine ass.

About the author

Jen Sincero is a #1 New York Times bestselling author, success coach and motivational cattle prod who’s helped countless people transform their personal and professional lives via her products, speaking engagements, newsletters, seminars, and books.

From the nice Back Cover

YOU ARE A BADASS IS THE SELF-HELP BOOK FOR PEOPLE WHO DESPERATELY WANT TO IMPROVE THEIR LIVES BUT DON’T WANT TO GET BUSTED DOING IT. In this refreshingly entertaining how-to guide, bestselling author and world-traveling success coach, Jen Sincero, serves up 27 bite-sized chapters full of hilariously inspiring stories, sage advice, easy exercises, and the occasional swear word, helping you to: Identify and change the self-sabotaging beliefs and behaviors that stop you from getting what you want, Create a life you totally love. And create it NOW, Make some damn money already. The kind you’ve never made before.


Eat That Frog!: 21 Great Ways to Stop Procrastinating and Get More Done in Less Time

BEWARE: This book will have a profound impact on your working practices and the results you’ll achieve. Eat That Frog! challenges your working practices, it explains the self-discipline needed to succeed, and [it] firmly gets to the root cause of why people procrastinate. Then it effortlessly explains how to boost your productivity once and for all.
—Micro Business Hub

self help for men-Eat That Frog!: 21 Great Ways to Stop Procrastinating and Get More Done in Less Time

If like me you have a habit of postponing the thing you don’t like to do this book is for you. The funny name is taken from  Mark Twain quote, “Eat a live frog first thing in the morning and nothing worse will happen to you the rest of the day.” this is a metaphor for tackling your most challenging task. The book gives the 21 best techniques for overcoming stalling and achieving more. The book outlines an all-new dimension to time management in a way it was never presented before.

About the author

Brian Tracy is executive and CEO of Brian Tracy International. As a keynote speaker and seminar leader. He is the top of the line writer of in excess of eighty books that have been converted into many dialects. He has filled in as a specialist and coach to in excess of 1,000 organizations and in excess of 10,000 medium-sized endeavors in more than seventy-five nations.

From the nice writing on the Back Cover

There’s an old saying that if the first thing you do each morning is to eat a live frog, you’ll have the satisfaction of knowing you’re done with the worst thing you’ll have to do all day. For Tracy, eating a frog is a metaphor for tackling your most challenging task—but also the one that can have the greatest positive impact on your life. Eat That Frog! shows you how to organize each day so you can zero in on these critical tasks and accomplish them efficiently and effectively.

The Antidote: Happiness For People Who Can’t Stand Positive Thinking by Oliver Burkeman

The Antidote: Happiness For People Who Can’t Stand Positive Thinking by Oliver Burkeman

“Some of the most truthful and useful words on [happiness] to be published in recent years . . . A marvelous synthesis of good sense, which would make a bracing detox for the self-help junkie.”Julian Baggini, The Guardian

All the time we hear from the people around us how we have to think positively in order to succeed. The term “positive thinking” is so chewed up that it gives me a stomach ake. This is the reason why I like this book so much, the self improvement book for men, argues the quite opposite. The author arguing that trying to make yourself happy often has the reverse effect. The Antidote takes a lot of conventional advice on positive thinking and turns it on its head. To put it mildly what Oliver Burkeman says is: You’re not happy because you’re trying too hard to be happy.

About the author

Oliver Burkeman is a feature writer for The Guardian. He is a winner of the Foreign Press Association’s Young Journalist of the Year Award and has been short-listed for the Orwell Prize. He writes a popular weekly column on psychology, “This Column Will Change Your Life,” and has reported from New York, London, and Washington, D.C. He lives in New York City.

From the lovely Back Cover

The Antidote is the intelligent person s guide to understanding the much-misunderstood idea of happiness Success through failure calm through embracing anxiety a totally original approach to self help Self help books don t seem to work Few of the many advantages of modern life seem capable of lifting our collective mood Wealth even if you can get it doesn’t necessarily lead to happiness Romance family life and work often bring as much stress as joy We can’t even agree on what happiness means So are we engaged in a futile pursuit Or are we just going about it the wrong way

10% Happier: How I Tamed the Voice in My Head, Reduced Stress Without Losing My Edge, and Found Self-Help That Actually Works–A True Story

self help books for man - 10% Happier

So funny!!! And SO GOOD! Demystifies meditation…and somehow makes you want to try it out.
I’m on my 9th day in a row. I use the app CALM. Super helpful. Sometimes I just sit quietly and breathe. It’s pretty wild to start this being a quiet and centered thing. Dan Harris makes it all so accessible. (and funny) Yes…read it!!”  – Happy reader review

Nightline anchor Dan Harris in a journey into the self-help world. The book covers one man odyssey to recap his life after his panic attack on “Good Morning America“. Harrs discover how the voice in his head led hi, into panic distress and anxiety. We all have this voice in our head. This voice which makes us running from one task to another, the voice which fills our calendar with stressful meetings, the voice that doesn’t let us rest even at night.  The voice that keeps nagging us and doesn’t let out mind at peace. Fan Harris found a method to make this voice silent. The method is not new – meditation.  Meditation can keep the crow in our head silent and stop it from pouring stress and anxiety into our life. The book is hilarious and coherent. The reading is a pure fan and can be enjoyable even if you are not self-help books fan.

About the author

Dan Harris is a journalist for ABC News and the co-anchor for the weekend edition of Good Morning America. He frequently contributes stories for such shows as Nightline, 20/20, World News with Diane Sawyer and GMA. He has been at ABC News for a long time. Prior to that, he was in the local news in Boston and Maine. He grew up outside of Boston and at present lives with his better half, Bianca, in New York City.

From the Back Cover

Startling, provocative, and often very funny . . . [10% HAPPIER] will convince even the most skeptical reader of meditation’s potential. (Gretchen Rubin, author of The Happiness Project)

10% HAPPIER is hands down the best book on meditation for the uninitiated, the skeptical, or the merely curious. . . . an insightful, engaging, and hilarious tour of the mind’s darker corners and what we can do to find a bit of peace. (Daniel Goleman, author of Emotional Intelligence and Focus)

The science supporting the health benefits of meditation continues to grow as does the number of Americans who count themselves as practitioners but, it took reading 10% HAPPIER to make me actually want to give it a try. (Richard E. Besser, M.D., Chief Health and Medical Editor, ABC News)

An enormously smart, clear-eyed, brave-hearted, and quite personal look at the benefits of meditation that offers new insights as to how this ancient practice can help modern lives while avoiding the pitfall of cliché. This is a book that will help people, simply put. (Elizabeth Gilbert, author of Eat, Pray, Love)

This brilliant, humble, funny story shows how one man found a way to navigate the non-stop stresses and demands of modern life and back to humanity by finally learning to sit around doing nothing. (Colin Beavan, author of No Impact Man)

Declutter Your Mind: How to Stop Worrying, Relieve Anxiety, and Eliminate Negative Thinking

self help books for man - Declutter Your Mind

“Man I wish I had this book decades ago–literally would have saved me a lot of grief. This isn’t some new age woo-woo book about just being mindful and living in the present moment. It’s actually jam-packed with things to DO: tactics, tricks, exercises that you can use to strengthen your mental “now” muscle. We feel guilt or regret when we live in the past; we feel anxiety or stress when we’re living in the future. This book will help you to realize that the time is always NOW.” -Kevin Kruse, NY Times Bestselling Author

Inner peace and happiness can only exist when you clean your mind from negative thoughts. The negative thought put a mןst on your feeling and thoughts and clutter your mind with anxiety and stress. This book will teach you mindfulness techniques that will help you to clear your mind and thoughts including:

  • 4 Causes of Mental Clutter
  • How to Reframe ALL Your Negative Thoughts
  • The Importance of Decluttering the Distractions That Cause Anxiety
  • A Simple Strategy to Discover What’s Important to YOU
  • 400 Words That Help Identify YOUR Values
  • The Benefit of Meditation and Focused Deep Breathing (and How to Do Both)
  • How to Create Goals That Connect to Your Passions

The book was written by 2 coauthors: S.J. Scott and Barrie Davenport.

About the authors

S.J. Scott – Wall Street Journal bestselling author SJ Scott wanted to be Luke Skywalker when he grew up.
Unfortunately, his complete lack of physical grace and introverted mannerism’s kept the earth from having their own Jedi Knight to battle the Sith menace.
Steve “SJ” Scott was born and raised in New Jersey. After finishing college with a degree in psychology he knew he needed to further his education or work on his latte making skills. Scott has written over 30 books, most of them in the “self-improvement” genre. An area that he is personally passionate about.

Barrie Davenport- She is a certified life passion coach. Barrie spent over 20 years as a successful public relations executive, helping her clients realize their own passions by positioning them for success. She served as marketing and PR director for a network of career colleges, supporting students as they pursued their own career passions.

From the Back Cover

“The goal of this book is simple: We will teach you the habits, actions, and mindsets to clean up the mental clutter that’s holding you back from living a meaningful life. Declutter Your Mind is full of exercises that will have an immediate, positive impact on your mindset. Instead of just telling you to do something, we provide practical, science-backed actions that can create real and lasting change if practiced regularly. ”

Final Thought

Self-help books for men are kind of an n uncharted territory. The media and the publishing houses avoided tackling the topic for many years. it is only in recent years that self-help books for man started to appear. In this list, I have tried to describe the best self-help books and the best self-improvement books for men that are dedicated to men self-improvement and development. It is time that men stop being shy and invest some time and energy in improving their lives reaching their goals. In this stressful world, we live in we should all do our best to help ourselves. I hope you have enjoyed this post and that you will enjoy reading these books.