What are the best books on how to boost your confidence and self esteem so you can build more confidence – for yourself or for your child? Let’s take a look at the best mindset books for becoming more confident by working on your confidence independently.

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For anyone looking to believe in themselves a little more, here’s a rundown of the best self-confidence books. We start our recommendations with the top 10 best books about Self Esteem of all time. This list has been updated this year, including all the recent titles.

Best Books About Self EsteemAuthor
 The Six Pillars of Self-EsteemNathaniel Branden
The Gifts of ImperfectionBrené Brown
 What to Say When you Talk To YourselfShad Helmstetter
 Ten Days to Self-EsteemDavid D Burns M.D.
 What’s Right with MeCarolyn DeRoo
 Awaken the Giant WithinTony Robbins
 The New Psycho-CyberneticsMaxwell Maltz, Dan S. Kennedy
The Power of Your Subconscious MindJoseph Murphy
 Get Out of Your Mind and Into Your LifeSpencer Smith
 Healing Your Emotional SelfBeverly Engel

The updated top 10 list: the best books about self-esteem and self-confidence

Self Confidence: Unleash Your Hidden Potential and Breakthrough Your Limitations of Confidence

If you find it hard to put yourself first and get frustrated because deep down inside you want a different life for yourself, we recommend you read this book. Start developing self confidence and take back control over your life.

The Self Confidence Workbook: A Guide to Overcoming Self-Doubt and Improving Self-Esteem

Reading about having self confidence and actually practicing it are two entirely different things. And that is why we like this workbook; it gives you the right steps and exercises to develop your potential and start feeling more and more confident each day.

Self-Confidence Strategies for Women: Essential Tools to Increase Self-Esteem and Achieve Your True Potential

Many women lead a life of serving others. They are there to raise the children, take care of the house and that there’s food on the table. They feel they are more in the background of their own lives, instead of living their full potential. The strategies in this book will help if you want more self confidence.

Unstoppable Self Confidence: How to create the indestructible, natural confidence of the 1% who achieve their goals, create success on demand and live life on their terms

In our opinion this book is a great wake-up call for those who seem to have almost become robots in life. Being on automatic and not living life to the fullest can end up in regrets. This book promises fast and permanent solutions to stepping out of your comfort zone and start living again.

Crush your Insecurities: A radical way to approach modern-aged insecurities, understand them and elevate our self-confidence

Self-doubt can be your greatest enemy. Whatever good thing you do, there is always that little voice inside that ruins it. Confidence is not something everyone develops at a young age, but if you are eager to learn, we think this book will do the trick.

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

Can learning be fun? Yes, with this book by Jen Sincero you will find that reflecting on your own life with the examples she gives, developing new skills will be something to look forward to. The title alone says enough.

Building Confidence: Get Motivated, Overcome Social Fear, Be Assertive, and Empower Your Life For Success

Doing everything with confidence can make a huge difference in life, even if you achieve the same results, feeling good about them is an internal reward no-one can take away. So if you know how to build your confidence, the effects can only get better.

Kid Confidence: Help Your Child Make Friends, Build Resilience, and Develop Real Self-Esteem

Self-criticism in a child’s behavior can be difficult for its parents to see. The good news is that you as a parent can do something about it. This book will help you build your child’s self-esteem.

Enough: Silencing the Lies That Steal Your Confidence

Your internal dialogue is not always an honest one. It is full of self-doubt and self-criticism. Chances are you are not living your happiest life, because these voices tend to overshadow your good qualities. This book will support you in your efforts to have a more positive internal dialogue.

The Power of Self-Confidence: Become Unstoppable, Irresistible, and Unafraid in Every Area of Your Life

Research shows that people with self-confidence set higher goals in life for themselves. They don’t see the hurdles, they just go for it. Becoming mentally fit, as this book promises to do for you, is a skill you will benefit from during the rest of your life. It can also have a positive effect on the people around you.

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