Some books make you cry, some make you laugh. Some warm up your heart on a cold night, and some give you a feel-good vibe on your worst days. Then, there are some other books that make you pause, wonder, reflect, and question everything you know or maybe your entire thinking process. Here is a roundup of books that will trigger your mind and will shift your way of thinking.
The Art of Thinking Clearly
By Rolf Dobelli
This book reveals in 100 short chapters the most common thinking mistakes we make in our day-to-day lives without knowing. By tackling those mistakes, this book makes you become a better decision-maker in different aspects of life.
Thinking Fast & Slow
By Daniel Kahneman
This book is popular for a reason. Thinking Fast and Slow offers a whole new and different look at how our minds work based on the findings of Daniel Kahneman ever since he started as a cognitive psychologist. The book shows us how our minds are tricked by prejudices even when we think we are thinking logically and offers practical methods for smarter thinking.
By Susan Cain
Through her book, Susan Cain will change your perception of introverts. In a culture that reproaches introverts for being the way they are, the book shows us how they shouldn’t be perceived negatively. Susan Cain shows us the difference in brain chemistry between introverts and extroverts and gives introverts tools to better understand themselves and take advantage of their strength.
By Carol S. Dweck
In this brilliant book, psychiatrist Carol S. Dweck explores the power of mindset. She shows how every area of human endeavor is influenced by the way we think. The book discusses the two types of mindsets, fixed and growing, and how each determines the quality of life we live.
By Malcolm Gladwell
In this book, Malcolm Gladwell redefines how we perceive and see around us and within us. Blink explores those fast decisions that seem to be taken instantly in a blink of an eye while in fact they aren’t as simply made as they seem.