What is Positive Thinking? – It is an attitude where you expect good to happen, where you think positive thoughts and believe in the power to create them into reality!


There are many means of attracting good in our lives by thinking positive and books allow us to motivate ourselves. There are a numerous number of books that help to achieve that, however, these are some of my favorite books which helped me think positively and change my life!


  1. The Secret – Rhonda Byrne

This book encompasses the basic principle of the Law of Attraction “thoughts become things”and “like attracts like”. It states that whatever we think, we attract and by way of positive thinking and believing in ourselves.


This book has shown people experiencing increased health, wealth, happiness and life-changing results!

Other books by Rhonda Byrne such as “The Power” and “The Magic” also define similar principles as “The Secret” by means of Gratitude.


  1. The Alchemist – Paulo Coelho

The Alchemist speaks of a shepherd boy’s journey from home to find a hidden treasure in Eygpt, where he encounters an alchemist, a Gypsy woman and a king on the way.

Through this, the book shares a fundamental principle that when we really want something from all our heart’s desire, the entire Universe assists us to achieve it and also inspires us to not give up on our dreams and destiny despite the failures and obstacles.

“Tell your heart that the fear of suffering is worse than the suffering itself. And that no heart has ever suffered when it goes in search of its dreams, because every second of the search is a second’s encounter with God and with eternity.” 

  1. The Power of Positive Thinking – Norman Vincent Peale

This book is one of the well-known positive thinking books in the world.

The author tries to inspire us to realize our dreams lie in our hands if we practice to have full faith in our daily actions. He has also listed various techniques by which we can achieve this.

“The way to happiness: Keep your heart free from hate, your mind from worry. Live simply, expect little, give much. Scatter sunshine, forget self, think of others. Try this for a week and you will be surprised.” 


  1. You Can Heal Your Life – Lousie L. Hay

The book highlights the key concept that our mind and body are linked and illnesses of the body are caused by emotional distress of the mind and the best means of bringing about positive change in our body is to practice “positive thinking”, using tools such as affirmations and expressing gratitude.

“If we are willing to do the mental work, almost anything can be healed.”  


  1. Think and Grow Rich – Napoleon Hill

Napoleon’s book is a compilation of interviews with 500 successful personalities including Thomas Edison and Henry Ford and deals with how to accumulate wealth. It teaches one on how to succeed and be whatever they desire with 13 principles of personal achievement.

“You are the master of your destiny. You can influence, direct and control your own environment. You can make your life what you want it to be.”