It is truly said that a good book educates you where you are in life and where you can be! As a student you invest most of your time robbing up the concepts, reviewing your timetable, and at the same time covering the syllabus. However, sparing some time and reading the books helps you open your horizons. It enhances your vocabulary, imagination and most importantly helps you form your own opinions. Just for time when you read you come across with excellent insights, instances from live stories. Here are the top 6 books to read as a student to boost your growth.
The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho:
You might have seen this book often in your social media handles and newspapers. This is a book that will make you realise that you have the power to change your world. Self belief is what will help you grow. Some of the most famous quotes from the book depicts
"When you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.”
How to win friends and influence people by Dale Carnegie:
This books ranks number one when it comes to top 6 books to read as a student. Understanding your peers and maintaining a healthy relationship with everyone around you is what you will learn. The central idea is that you can change others behaviour simply by changing your own. It teaches you the principles to better understand people, become a more likeable person, improve relationships, win others over, as well as influence behaviour through your leadership.The famous quotes from this books is stated as:
"When dealing with people, let us remember we are not dealing with creatures of logic. We are dealing with creatures of emotion, creatures bristling with prejudices and motivated by pride and vanity".
The 5AM Club by Robin Sharma:
The 5am Club is a must read for all. This book emphasizes the importance of educating yourself in all aspects and having a morning routine. Not only this but your small habits lead to a big change in your life. The way you spend your morning is important as it is the fuel for your day.
"All change is hard at first, messy in the middle, and gorgeous at the end."
Pursuit of Happyness by Chris Gardener:
This book you should definitely read to know that however dark the situations may be, everything happens for a good reason. All your hardship converts you into a stronger person. It teaches you the importance of family, relationships as well as inculcating skills is important for your growth. And most importantly, as a student you must overcome your fear of failure. Some of the famous quotes from this book includes,
“The world is your oyster. It’s up to you to find the pearls.”
Ignited Minds by A.P.J. Abdul Kalam:
The book focuses on a lot of topics but starts with the most important one – peace of mind. As the name suggests it encourages you to open doors to creativity, experimentation. Various stories and live interaction of famous personalities is what you will get to know.
"Dream, dream, dream… Dreams transform into thoughts and thoughts result in action."
Make your bed by William H. McRaven:
This book helps you focus on your small habits, how you can pass the hurdles coming your way. Having a big heart and being helpful to people around you are the key takeaways. As a student you come across many situations however the way you handle those is all that matters.
"You cannot paddle the boat alone. Find someone to share your life with. Make as many friends as possible, and never forget that your success depends on others."
Finally, in conclusion it won’t be wrong to state that Books are a great medium to make sure that you are on the right track and help you identify your hidden abilities. It’s a therapy to know yourself more. They are filled with advice, strategies, as well as techniques that will help you succeed in your academics as well as your life.
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