5 uplifting self-development books to work on your mindset while you’re stuck at home

If you asked us a few months ago, we would have been thrilled to hear that in a few weeks we’d all be working from home until the spring, but along with the rise of the novel coronavirus pandemic, our enthusiasm for being stuck inside has faded fast.

Whether you’re working from home and social distancing or you’ve found yourself waiting out the quarantine with far too much time, there’s something inherently uplifting about reading a growth-focused non-fiction book, even in the most uncertain times.

With that in mind, we’ve pulled together a list of some of the top mindset and personal development books on the market—from mindset mastery to learning to navigate your financial life with finesse, these will keep your mind busy and your spirits high while you’re stuck at home.


The Big Leap by Gay Hendricks

While most of us are facing new challenges in our professional lives, Gay Hendricks says that might actually be a great thing. Whether you find yourself in a crossroads or a career transition, The Big Leap will help you overcome the barriers to success, overcome false fears and limiting beliefs, and figure out how to make the life and career moves that will allow you to play big while unveiling the joy and happiness you may have been unintentionally suppressing. Buy it here

Millionaire Teacher by Andrew Hallam

Whether you’re at the beginning of your financial life or you’ve been playing the stock market for decades, there’s no better time than now to properly learn the ins and outs of financial independence through smart investing. Millionaire Teacher is a snackable financial playbook created for those of us who would rather read Shakespeare than learn to navigate candlestick charts. Author Andrew Hallam is a high school English teacher turned debt-free millionaire and his easy to follow musings will help anyone become financially savvy. Buy it here. 


Super Attractor by Gabrielle Bernstein

Author, speaker, and internationally renowned life coach Gabrielle Bernstein is well-loved for her uplifting attitude toward life and the law of attraction. In her latest book, readers will learn how to let go of what they can’t control while accepting that life can flow, that the law of attraction doesn’t have to be so serious, and that as long as you’re aligned with your high self and make an effort to feel good, things will always work out. Buy it here. 


Secrets of the Millionaire Mind by T. Harv Eker

Have you ever wondered why some people seem to get rich easily while others are destined for lives of financial struggle?” If you’ve unintentionally been self-sabotaging your financial life or you still need a little support in working on your money and success ‘blueprint,’ T. Harv Eker will help you unlock whatever has been holding you back (using lighthearted humor and street smarts) in his bestselling Secrets of the Millionaire Mind. Buy it here


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

If you’re still on the fence about New Age mindset work, consider picking up a copy of You Are a Badass by author and success coach Jen Sincero. Admittedly a skeptic herself, Sincero takes readers through bite-sized chapters (with playful titles like ‘Your Brain Is Your Bitch’ and ‘My Subconscious Made Me Do It’) that will not only help you transform your life and relationships but actually pack a few laughs in along the way. Buy it here.