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Man is always known to be tough and determined. Since ancient times he's considered to be the sole bread-winner in the family and the guiding hand to rely on when the family faces distressing times. Since they are babies, men are taught to be tough, responsible and act like adults wherever they go. In life people go through a lot of hardships and sometimes it becomes so hard that we are stuck with a blocked mind. In such situations reading some self help books help you get a different view on things and the mind gets a fresh prospective.

Top Self Help Books for Men

The reason self books are published in such large numbers is, "Self help books are written purely for the readers to help them in solving their personal problems". Almost all of us have seen bad times and sometimes it really becomes too much to take, self help books make your mind aware of the options that you still have. Authors have written self help books on almost every topic which affects a man's life even in the slightest bit. Here are some reputed names.

The Sixty Second Motivator by Jim Johnson
The Sixty Second Motivator by Jim Johnson is one of the best self help books in the market. When you look at it, the book seems very small but in this small it has the information of a lifetime. It's very powerful and guarantees to enlighten your mind and offer you a new way of living life. It has various rules which Jim Johnson uses on a day-to-day basis. I'm pretty sure these principles will help you understand how to attain success in life.

First Things First by Stephen R Covey
This is one of the most popular self motivation books in the market now. Stephen R Covey is the same author who had written the highly successful The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. First Things First makes you understand which are the things that deserve your attention first. Often there are times when we ignore meaningful things and give our undivided attention to things which don't matter. This book can help you find a total balance between your personal and professional life without compromising on important things.

Emotional Intelligence: Why It can Matter More than IQ by Daniel Goleman
Emotional Intelligence: Why It can Matter More than IQ teaches us that emotions play a major role in our decision-making, thought process and personal life. Daniel Goleman teaches us that IQ is necessary but not always, most of the time people concentrate on IQ but do not concentrate on getting EQ which helps us understand the most important things in life. Giving importance to emotions is also very important in life. As I've said before people who have high EQ often lead a successful life, marriage, career and a job compared to those who have high IQ. Mr. Goleman shows us the most simple ways of improving our EQ and tells us why having EQ is important in a man's life.

Cut the Crap and Resolve Your Problems by David R. Cox and Donald A. Sanders
I think the title says it all, this book hits you like reality and makes you understand straight way to live life. It helps you to stop being weak and focus more on things which will help you in making things better. The authors have really written a practical book and teach you that anyone can take control of their life. This book is filled with easy to understand and implement strategies which try to make life easy.

Self Help Books for Men and Relationships

Relationship is one thing which everyone needs a little tutoring on. We all know what the solution of the problem is but still are scared to implement it. Here are some books for men to help them in matters of relationships.
  • Men Who Hate Women and the Women Who Lobe Them ~ Susan Forward
  • Why Men Fall Out of Love ~ Michael French and Herb Goldberg
  • Men's Work ~ Paul Kivel
  • Men Are From Mars, Women Are from Venus ~ John Gray
  • Why Men Are The Way They Are ~ Warren Farrell
Self Help Books for Men and Divorce

Marriages are made in heaven but they don't come with a guarantee card. There are various reasons why marriages end up in divorce but you just can't stop living your life. You have to stay positive and in these trying times here are some books which you can read to help you feel better.
  • Crazy Time: Surviving Divorce and Building a New Life ~ Abigail Trafford
  • The Switching Hour: Kids of Divorce Say Good-Bye Again ~ Evon O.Flesberg
  • Surviving the Breakup: How Children and Parents Cope with Divorce ~ Judith S Wallerstein and Joan B Kelly
  • Mom's House, Dad's House: Making Two Homes for Your Child ~ Isolina Ricci
  • Transitions: Making Sense of Life's Changes ~ William Bridges
Hope this article on best self help books was an interesting read. There's a range of self help books available in the market and they are specially written for people who want a companion who would teach them how to handle situations in a better way. According to me, these self help books seem like the perfect option.