Top 30 books to read before 30 Challenge

The most incredible collection of nonfiction bestsellers to boost your personal growth

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Many people, as they get closer to the age of 30, start feeling anxious. The pressure becomes higher from social media, family, people who surround you. What have you achieved? When are you going to start a family? Have you already bought a house?

We’ve created this step-by-step reading challenge for your self-growth that is so easy to follow with the Headway app. One day — one summary of a nonfiction bestseller that takes only 15 minutes to finish! 

Our team has picked only the best titles on the most crucial topics to make your personal development a truly 360° experience. After all, your happiness and success is not measured by fulfilling others’ expectations of you. It is measured by meeting your own expectations.

Are you ready to accept the challenge? Let’s do it!

Day 1. Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Life. Create Your Life, Your Relationships, and Your World in Harmony with Your Values by Marshall B. Rosenberg, Ph.D.

The very beginning of your self-growth journey starts with the art of communication. To be more specific, the skill of having healthy and respectful conversations with anyone.

Nonviolent Communication by Marshall B. Rosenberg, Ph.D., will teach you how to make a respectful and healthy dialogue, use the right vocabulary, and understand your companion better.

This book will help you boost:

✅ Communication 
✅ Empathy
✅ Conflict solving

Day 2. The Art of Saying NO: How to Stand Your Ground, Reclaim Your Time and Energy, and Refuse to be Taken for Granted (Without Feeling Guilty!) by Damon Zahariades

Ding-dong! It’s time to stop being a people pleaser. 

The Art of Saying NO will help you set the boundaries and discover how to get your friends, family members, bosses, coworkers, and neighbors to respect your boundaries and recognize your authority. Not bad for ‘just a book,’ isn’t it?

This book will help you boost:

✅ Assertiveness
✅ Boundaries setting
✅ Inner freedom

Day 3. Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes Are High by Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, Ron McMillan, Al Switzer

A complicated topic with the easiest solution. Day 3 is dedicated to resolving those unpleasant communications. While most of us are pros at having a small talk over a cup of coffee, it turns the opposite when it comes to discussing something difficult. In Crucial Conversations, you will find out the best tips on how to master those hard talkings and win in each and every one of them.

This book will help you boost:

✅ Confidence
✅ Emotions control
✅ Communication strategy

Day 4. The 4-Hour Body: An Uncommon Guide to Rapid Fat-Loss, Incredible Sex, and Becoming Superhuman by Timothy Ferriss

Your body is a temple, and it’s time to treat yours like one. After the Day 4 of our reading self-growth challenge, it will be more accessible than ever before!

The 4-Hour Body is a step-by-step guidebook that will reveal the secrets of fat loss and fitness, effective dieting, and quality sex. It is a real savior for everyone ready to walk the path of physical self-care. Are you ready to get on good terms with your body and mind?

This book will help you boost:

✅ Healthy habits
✅ Wellness 
✅ Mind-body balance

Day 5. Love Yourself Like Your Life Depends on It by Kamal Ravikant

There is no love like self-love, and Day 5 will teach you just that! You are your person in the first place. Of course, it takes courage and strength to face your fears and expectations that didn’t come true. But…Who cares, right?

Love Yourself Like Your Life Depends on It will prove to you why it is so important to show yourself a little bit of self-love and how to actually start doing that.

This book will help you boost:

✅ Positive mindset
✅ Self-love 
✅ Mental strength

Day 6. How to Stop Worrying And Start Living by Dale Carnegie

Maintaining good mental health is essential in today’s world. And if you’ve been wondering how to calm down storms in your head, then Dale Carnegie’s bestseller combined with Day 6 is the answer! 

Published in 1948, this book is still proving to be of current interest and has already gained millions of admirers. Actionable tips and tricks from this title will show you how never to lose Zen.

Inspired enough to continue the journey to your better self?

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