Top 20 Self-Help Books to read in June 2022

Are you looking for the best self-help books for the month of June 2022? If yes, then you came to the right place. In this post, we list the monthly best self-development books along with their description, reviews, and the reasons you should read them!

The Best Self-Help Books of 2022

What are self-help books?

A self-help book, as its name suggests, is a category of book that aims to help its readers to solve a wide range of personal issues.

There are numerous topics under the self-help niche. Thus, you’ll find topics under self-help books which would include the following:

  1. Productivity
  2. Leadership
  3. Happiness
  4. Success
  5. Finance
  6. Business
  7. Health
  8. Motivation
  9. Social skills and communication
  10. Personal transformation
  11. Creativity

As you can see, self-help books cover a lot of topics and I haven’t mentioned all of them. So, whatever issue you may have, you will most probably find answers from any of the self-help books on this list.

How we selected self-help books

The books we include in this list are the ones with the most sales within the month and the books that are projected to continuously be popular. Aside from that, we choose books with a lot of positive reviews.

We base our selection of the book on Amazon’s best sellers in self-help. If you want a list that is updated hourly, check out that link.

Top 20 self-help books comparison table

To give you a quick overview of the books listed here, I have created a table to help you compare them. You can compare based on rank, title, subtitle, author, publication date, and reviews.

RankTitleSubtitleAuthorLengthDateReview
1Atomic HabitsAn Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad OnesJames Clear320 pagesOct 20184.8/5 ★★★★★ Read Reviews
2Atlas of the HeartMapping Meaningful Connection and the Language of Human ExperienceBrene Brown318 pagesNov 20214.8 out of 5 stars
★★★★★
Reviews
3GreenlightsA life-changing MemoirMatthew McConaughey288 pagesOct 20204.7 out of 5 stars
★★★★★
Reviews
4The High 5 HabitTake Control of Your Life with One Simple HabitMel Robbins212 pagesSept 20164.6 out of 5 stars
★★★★★
Reviews
5Can’t Hurt MeMaster Your Mind and Defy the OddsDavid Goggins366 pagesDec 20184.8 out of 5 stars
★★★★★
Reviews
612 Rules for LifeAn Antidote to ChaosDr. Jordan B. Peterson416 pagesJan 20184.8 out of 5 stars
★★★★★
Reviews
7The Four AgreementsA Practical Guide to Personal FreedomDon Miguel Ruiz153 pagesJuly 20114.7 out of 5 stars
★★★★★
Reviews
8The 48 Laws of PowerA Cunning and Instructive ManualRobert Greene531 pagesSep 20004.7 out of 5 stars
★★★★★
Reviews
9How To Win Friends and Influence PeopleA Groundbreaking Help-BookDale Carnegie320 pagesNov 20094.7 out of 5 stars
★★★★★
Reviews
10ChatterThe Voice in Our Head, Why It Matters, and How to Harness ItEthan Kross274 pagesJan 20214.7 out of 5 stars
★★★★★
Reviews
11Find Your PeopleBuilding Deep Community in a Lonely WorldJennie Allen273 pagesFeb 20224.9 out of 5 stars
★★★★★
Reviews
12Life ForceHow New Breakthroughs in Precision Medicine Can Transform the Quality of Your Life & Those You LoveTony Robbins700 pagesFeb 20224.4 out of 5 stars
★★★★★
Reviews
13The 5 Love LanguagesThe Secret to Love that LastsGary Chapman206 pagesDec 20144.8 out of 5 stars
★★★★★
Reviews
14The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the HorseAn Inspirational Modern FableCharlie Mackesy128 pagesOct 20194.8 out of 5 stars
★★★★★
Reviews
15Clarity & ConnectionA Poetic CollectionYung Pueblo243 pagesApr 20214.9 out of 5 stars
★★★★★
Reviews
16The Way ForwardMaster Life’s Toughest Battles and Create Your Lasting LegacyDakota Meyer269 pagesMar 20224.7 out of 5 stars
★★★★★
Reviews
17The Book of HopeA Survival Guide for Trying TimesJane Goodall272 pagesOct 20214.8 out of 5 stars
★★★★★
Reviews
18The Mountain Is YouTransforming Self-Sabotage Into Self-MasteryBrianna Wiest248 pagesMay 20204.8 out of 5 stars
★★★★★
Reviews
19The Rooted LifeCultivating Health and Wholeness Through Growing Your Own FoodJustin Rhodes208 pagesMarch 20225 out of 5 stars
★★★★★
Reviews
20Stolen FocusWhy You Can’t Pay Attention–and How to Think Deeply AgainJohann Hari348 pagesJan 20224.5 out of 5 stars
★★★★★
Reviews
Top 20 Self-Help Books in June 2022

1. Atomic Habits

Atomic Habits James Clear Book
  • Subtitle: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones
  • Author: James Clear
  • Rating: 4.8 out of 5 stars
  • Print length: 
  • Publication date: Oct 2018

Atomic Habits is a New York Times best-selling book that is written by James Clear and is all about helping you change your habits, engineering your system, and have new and great habits. This is a great read as it will teach you new topics that’ll change your behaviors and make you understand your psychology on why you have a certain habit. 

2. Atlas of the Heart

Atlas of the Heart Brene Brown Book
  • Subtitle: Mapping Meaningful Connection and the Language of Human Experience
  • Author: Brene Brown
  • Rating: 4.8 out of 5 stars
  • Print length: 318 pages
  • Publication date: Nov 2021

Atlas of the Heart is written by Brene Brown and it takes you on a journey of the 87 emotions that define us, as humans. This book will help you learn about what shapes you, your cultural definition, and your human framework. This will show you the said things and help you map meaningful connections and the language of your human experience.

3. Greenlights

Greenlights Matthew McConaughey Book
  • Author: Matthew McConaughey
  • Rating: 4.7 out of 5 stars
  • Print length: 288 pages
  • Publication date: Oct 2020

Greenlights is a book written by famous actor Matthew McConaughey and it revolves around his life and the lessons he had. This memoir is a great read as this will teach you about the successes, failures, ups, downs, joys, and sorrows. This will surely inspire you to be a great person who has meaning in life.

4. The High 5 Habit

The High 5 Habit by Mel Robbins
The High 5 Habit
  • Subtitle: Take Control of Your Life with One Simple Habit
  • Author: Mel Robbins
  • Rating: 4.8 out of 5 stars from 3,800+ readers
  • Print length: 264 pages
  • Publication date: Sept 28, 2021

This book isn’t about high-fiving everyone you meet in the streets or cheering on others. This book is actually about helping you overcome self-doubt and eliminating debilitating beliefs.

In this book, The High 5 Habits, you will discover the scientific methods of establishing a habit of helping yourself in achieving success. The book aims that you take concrete and immediate steps to become happier, more confident, and productive.

5. Can’t Hurt Me

Can't Hurt Me David Goggins Book
  • Subtitle: Master Your Mind and Defy the Odds
  • Author: David Goggins
  • Rating: 4.8 out of 5 stars
  • Print length: 366 pages
  • Publication date: Dec 2018

Can’t Hurt Me, written by David Goggins, revolves around the author’s astonishing life story and how we can increase our potential and tap it too. This will teach us self-discipline, mental toughness, and hard work. With the attributes discussed by the author, you will achieve extraordinary things you never thought you could. This will ensure that you’ll be able to master your mind and defy the odds.

6. 12 Rules for Life

12 Rules For Life Jordan Peterson Book
  • Subtitle: An Antidote to Chaos
  • Author: Dr. Jordan B. Peterson
  • Rating: 4.8 out of 5 stars
  • Print length: 416 pages
  • Publication date: Dec 2018

12 Rules of Life is a book written by Dr. Jordan B. Peterson about how we can be better persons and or a better version of ourselves through these 12 rules. This book teaches us principles that have been laid out by Dr. Peterson, which will teach us to act better, develop integrity, and build a resilient character. 

7. The Four Agreements

The Four Agreements Don Miguel Ruiz Book
  • Subtitle: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom
  • Author: Don Miguel Ruiz
  • Rating: 4.7 out of 5 stars
  • Print length: 153 pages
  • Publication date: July 2011

The Four Agreements is a book written by Don Miguel Ruiz and is about the source of self-limiting beliefs that rob us of joy and create needless suffering. This book will teach you how you can transform your lives to experience freedom, happiness, and love. 

8. The 48 Laws of Power

The 48 Laws of Power Robert Greene Book
  • Author: Robert Greene
  • Rating: 4.7 out of 5 stars
  • Print length: 531 pages
  • Publication date: Sep 2000

The 48 Laws of Power, written by Robert Greene is a book that revolves around 48 things that are the laws of power. This is a great read as it will teach you the philosophies of  Machiavelli, Sun Tzu, and Carl Von Clausewitz. This book will surely inspire you especially if you’re aiming for conquest, defense, and understanding the game of life.

9. How To Win Friends and Influence People

How To Win Friends & Influence People Dale Carnegie Book
  • Author: Dale Carnegie
  • Rating: 4.7 out of 5 stars
  • Print length: 320 pages
  • Publication date: Nov 2009

How to Win Friends and Influence is a book written by Dale Carnegie and is about advice that will carry people up the ladder of success in their business and personal lives. This is a great read especially if you want to succeed in becoming charismatic, influential, and successful. When you get your own piece of this book, you’ll surely conquer winning friends and influencing people.

10. Chatter

Chatter Ethan Kross Book
  • Subtitle: The Voice in Our Head, Why It Matters, and How to Harness It
  • Author: Ethan Kross
  • Rating: 4.7 out of 5 stars
  • Print length: 274 pages
  • Publication date: Jan 2021

Chatter, a book by author Ethan Kross, is a great read as it revolves around the silent conversations we have with ourselves. This will teach you how to equip yourself with tools to make these voices work for you or in your favor. As you get your own copy, you’ll surely learn that some things that are of importance are just hiding in plain sight.

11. Find Your People

Find Your People Jennie Allen Book
  • Subtitle: Building Deep Community in a Lonely World
  • Author: Jennie Allen
  • Rating: 4.9 out of 5 stars
  • Print length: 273 pages
  • Publication date: Feb 2022

Find Your People is a book written by Jennie Allen and it revolves around building a deep community in a lonely world. This book offers practical solutions for communities and is surely a great read. It is also one of the New York Times bestsellers, which tells you it’s a good book. 

12. Life Force

Life Force Tony Robbins Book
  • Subtitle: How New Breakthroughs in Precision Medicine Can Transform the Quality of Your Life & Those You Love
  • Author: Tony Robbins
  • Rating: 4.4 out of 5 stars
  • Print length: 700 pages
  • Publication date:  Feb 2022

Life Force is a book written by life-coach Tony Robbins and is about how new breakthroughs in precision medicine can transform your life. This shows you how you can wake up every day with increased energy, a bulletproof immune system, and how to help turn back your clock. 

13. The 5 Love Languages

The 5 Love Languages The Secret to Love that Lasts Gary Chapman Book
  • Subtitle: The Secret to Love that Lasts
  • Author: Gary Chapman
  • Rating: 4.8 out of 5 stars
  • Print length: 206 pages
  • Publication date: Dec 2014

The 5 Love Languages, written by Gary Chapman is about the secret to love that lasts. It is a great read as it shows you how to keep your relationship fresh and growing amid the demands and conflicts of relationships. This will surely help you reflect on the complexities of relationships today and know about the secret to love that lasts.

14. The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse

The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse Charlie Mackesy Book
  • Author: Charlie Mackesy
  • Rating: 4.8 out of 5 stars
  • Print length: 128 pages
  • Publication date: Oct 2019

The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse is a book written by Charlie Mackesy and is about inspiration and hope in uncertain times. This beautiful book is the author’s famous quartet of characters. This is a great read from the revered British illustrator and will surely inspire you and your children. 

15. Clarity & Connection

Clarity & Connection Yung Pueblo Book
  • Author: Yung Pueblo
  • Rating: 4.9 out of 5 stars
  • Print length: 243 pages
  • Publication date: Apr 2021

Clarity & Connection is a book written by Yung Pueblo and is about how intense emotions accumulate in our subconscious and condition us to act and react in certain ways. A New York Times bestseller really shows why it is a great read as this teaches us to build self-awareness and deepen our connection with others. 

16. The Way Forward

The Way Forward Dakota Meyer Book
  • Subtitle: Master Life’s Toughest Battles and Create Your Lasting Legacy
  • Author: Dakota Meyer
  • Rating: 4.7 out of 5 stars
  • Print length: 269 pages
  • Publication date: Mar 2022

The Way Forward, written by Dakota Meyer is a book that revolves around mastering life’s toughest battles and then creating your lasting legacy. This isn’t a book about the glory of war but is one about facing your enemies, especially something that a lot won’t expect—Your thoughts. This is a great read and will surely tell stories with candor and vulnerability to help readers handle stress and tackle the biggest obstacles.

17. The Book of Hope

The Book of Hope Jane Goodall Book
  • Subtitle: A Survival Guide for Trying Times
  • Author: Jane Goodall
  • Rating: 4.8 out of 5 stars
  • Print length: 272 pages
  • Publication date: Oct 2021

The Book of Hope is a book written by Jane Goodall and is a survival guide for trying times. A great read, and it’ll surely teach us to be happy and optimistic. This also touches on vital questions which will serve a pivotal role in your survival in these trying times. 

18. The Mountain Is You

The Mountain Is You Brianna Wiest Book
  • Subtitle: Transforming Self-Sabotage Into Self-Mastery
  • Author: Brianna Wiest
  • Rating: 4.8 out of 5 stars
  • Print length: 248 pages
  • Publication date: May 2020

The Mountain Is You, written by Brianna Wiest, revolves around transforming self-sabotage into self-mastery. For centuries, the mountain has been used as a metaphor for the big challenges we face, especially the ones that seem impossible to overcome. 

19. The Rooted Life

The Rooted Life Justin Rhodes Book
  • Subtitle: Cultivating Health and Wholeness Through Growing Your Own Food
  • Author: Justin Rhodes
  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars
  • Print length: 208 pages
  • Publication date: March 2022

The Rooted Life is a book written by Justin Rhodes and will talk about cultivating health and wholeness through growing your own food. If you’re looking for healthy food, living, and food security, this book will teach you that.

20. Stolen Focus

Stolen Focus Johann Hari Book
  • Subtitle: Why You Can’t Pay Attention–and How to Think Deeply Again
  • Author: Johann Hari
  • Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars
  • Print length: 348 pages
  • Publication date: Jan 2022

Stolen Focus, a book written by Johann Hari explains why you can’t pay attention and how to think deeply again. This great read is also a New York Times bestseller that teaches us that our inability to focus is a personal failure to exert enough willpower over our devices; a truth pill that is hard to swallow—and regain your focus once more!

Why read self-help books?

Here are five reasons you should read self-help books:

  1. It makes you smarter
  2. It helps you develop a more positive outlook in life
  3. It helps you solve various problems
  4. You discover how to be successful
  5. You gain a better perspective on how to live your life
  6. You learn how to make a positive impact on others
  7. You expand your worldview

How to choose the best self-help books in June 2022?

With thousands and even millions of books published in the self-help book niche, it is so easy to get overwhelmed. 

The last thing you want to happen is to buy a book and then discover it doesn’t really amount to anything. Regrettably, the risk of this happening is great since there are numerous books to choose from.

So, if you don’t want to waste your money, time, and energy on the wrong book, here are some of the important points you need to remember:

  1. Check best-selling self-help book lists. For example, the list that we have here gives you a great place to start your search for the right book.
  2. Read reviews. Looking at others who have already read the book would give you an idea of whether the book is good or not. Generally speaking, the higher the ratings, the better the book is.
  3. Ask for recommendations. If you have friends who love to read books, they should give you some recommendations. You can also join book clubs and social media groups that have active members who can give you book recommendations.

Choose the right self-help book for you in June 2022

There you have it — our awesome list of the top 20 best self-help books. I hope this list will give you a headstart in your search for the best book to read.

I highly recommend you bookmark this page as we update our list on a monthly basis. You can go back here every once in a while if you’re looking for a new book to read.

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