Books that changed my life

Books that changed my life

Book recommendations

I love reading books on almost any topic. Most are nice, but some are life-changing. In those cases, you can recognize that the author has dedicated his or her life to understanding something very profound and teaching it to the rest of us. Here is a list of selected books that have most impacted my world view and  thinking:

  • The Alchemist (Paolo Coelho)
  • The Four Hour Workweek (Tim Ferris)
  • The Magic of Thinking Big (David J. Schwatrz)
  • The 50th Law (50 cent, Robert Greene)
  • A Guide to the Good Life: The Ancient Art of Stoic Joy (William Irvine)
  • Walden (Henry David Thoreau)
  • Outliers: The Sotry of Success (Malcolm Gladwell)
  • Think and Grow Rich (Napoleon Hill)
  • The 48 Laws of Power (Robert Greene)
  • Daily Rituals (Mason Currey)
  • Staring at the sun: Being at peace with your own mortality (Irwin D. Yalom)
  • Muumit ja olemisen arvoitus (Jukka Laajarinne)
  • The Way of the Superior Man (David Deida)
  • Meditations (Marcus Aurelius)
  • The Obstacle is the Way (Ryan Holiday)
  • Antifragile (Nassim Taleb)
  • Way of the Peaceful Warrior (Dan Millman)
  • The Primal Blueprint (Mark Sisson)
  • The Truth (Neil Strauss)
  • Zero to One (Peter Thiel, Blake Masters – Audible-version)
  • The Road Less Traveled (Scott Peck – Audible-version)
  • The Virgin Way: How to Listen, Learn, Laugh and Lead (Richard Branson – Audible-version)
  • Rising Strong: The Reckoning (Brené Brown – Audible-version)
  • Modern Romance (Aziz Ansari – Audible-version)
  • Anything You Want (Derek Sivers – Audible-version)
  • How Proust Can Change Your Life (Alain de Botton – Audible-version)
  • God’s Debris (Scott Adams – Audible-version)
  • The One Thing (Gary Keller, Jay Papasan – Audible-version)
  • Mad Success (Madventures)
  • The Tao of Seneca: (Seneca, Tim Ferris – Audible-version)
  • The War of Art (Steven Pressfield)
  • How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big (Scott Adams)
  • Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance- An Inquiry into Values (Robert M. Pirsig)
  • Ego is the Enemy (Ryan Holiday)
  • How to be Here (Rob Bell – Audible-version)
  • Respektiä ja Rakkautta (Matti Huttunen)
  • The Subtle Art of Not Giving a Fuck (Mark Manson)
  • Daily Stoic (Ryan Holiday)
  • The Warrior of Light (Paolo Coelho)
  • Original Thinking (Glenn Aparicio Parry )
  • Theta Healing: Introducing an Extraordinary Energy Healing Modality  (Vianna Stibal)
  • Restoring the Soul of the World – (David Fideler)
  • When Nietzshe Wept (Irwin D. Yalom)
  • Ecce Homo (Friedrich Nietzsche) – Penguin Classics R.J. Hollingdale version
  • The Law of Attraction – (Esther and Jerry Hicks – Audible-version)
  • Outwitting the Devil – Napoleon Hill (Sharon Lechter version)


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