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Good books to read

What good books to read growing up?


I will share with you a list of books that I think will help you a lot in life. Well, it has helped me a lot and if I religiously took everything that were suggested, I believed that I probably would be significantly better off.

Growing up and when I was in my late teens or early twenties, I read a three of Joshua Harris' books: I Kissed Dating Goodbye , Boy Meets Girl and Not Even A Hint.  All books were interesting because they uphold Christian values whilst going about dating and courtship practices.  I reckon, even if you look at it from from a non-believer perspective, you'd still probably agree at some of the pros that the author mentioned here about the methodologies he adopted in the world of relationships.


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Next book I would like to recommend is Stephen Covey's 7 Habits of Highly Effective People.  This is primarily about developing habits that will help you maximize your time and efforts.  Stephen had follow-up books but I didn't get the opportunity to read them.  This one though helped me a lot in life even though I haven't really adopted all the 7 habits in this book.

As an adult, I started to read business-related books like Robert Kiyosaki's Rich Dad, Poor Dad which is one controversial and thought provoking book.  He mentions here about school not being too helpful in getting wealthy as lots of the principles he advocates aren't taught in school and we are actually being brainwashed in school to stay poor.  I've read one other book of his called Cashflow Quadrant and is a more detailed, deep dive of one of the principles discussed in Rich Dad, Poor Dad book.

The Purpose Driven Life by Rick Warren is also one of my favorites as it enhanced my beliefs in God and reminded me that the purpose of life is know and serve God and my fellow man.

Jordan Peterson's 12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos (click here for Kindle version) is the most recent one that I've finished.  I have learnt a lot more after finishing the book and I am thinking about purchasing his new one which is titled Beyond Order: 12 more rules for life (click here for Kindle version).

That's my list for now but before I go, I just want to say that today's generation is very fortunate because of the current technology.  If you want to buy any books, you can buy them off the internet and if you want an instant copy, you can opt to buy the kindle version of it and if you are to lazy to read, then you can also opt to buy their audio book versions.

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