Future Self Journal

2023 Summer Reading List for Personal Growth


This summer, embark on a journey of self-improvement and growth by diving into these transformative books. Each one offers valuable insights and practical wisdom to help you enhance your mindset, improve your habits, and cultivate a more fulfilling life. As you delve into these pages, remember your favorite quotes and allow them to inspire and guide you on your path to personal development and self-discovery. May this summer be a season of profound growth and positive change.

  1. "Atomic Habits" by James Clear
    Favorite Quote: "You do not rise to the level of your goals, you fall to the level of your systems."

  2. "The Four Agreements" by Don Miguel Ruiz
    Favorite Quote: "Be impeccable with your word. Speak with integrity. Say only what you mean."

  3. "Daring Greatly" by Brené Brown
    Favorite Quote: "Vulnerability is not winning or losing; it's having the courage to show up and be seen."

  4. "Mindset: The New Psychology of Success" by Carol S. Dweck
    Favorite Quote: "The view you adopt for yourself profoundly affects the way you lead your life."

  5. "Man's Search for Meaning" by Viktor E. Frankl
    Favorite Quote: "Those who have a 'why' to live can bear with almost any 'how'."

  6. "The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck" by Mark Manson
    Favorite Quote: "The desire for more positive experience is itself a negative experience. And, paradoxically, the acceptance of one's negative experience is itself a positive experience."

  7. "The Power of Now" by Eckhart Tolle
    Favorite Quote: "Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have."

  8. "Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear" by Elizabeth Gilbert
    Favorite Quote: "Do whatever brings you to life, then. Follow your own fascinations, obsessions, and compulsions. Trust them. Create whatever causes a revolution in your heart."

  9. "The Alchemist" by Paulo Coelho
    Favorite Quote: "And, when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it."

  10. "Emotional Intelligence: Why It Can Matter More Than IQ" by Daniel Goleman
    Favorite Quote: "In a very real sense, we have two minds, one that thinks and one that feels."