17 Best Self Help Audiobooks To Become A Better Version of Yourself

Every one of us will have a time where we need some advice, firm suggestion or a simple insight to better our life and get things done. Add to that, today’s life is fast-paced and relentless with constant notifications, social media gratification, the pressure to meet deadlines, etc. To succeed in your passion and improve and live a fuller and happier life, here are 17 self-improvement audiobooks that everyone should listen. Most of the following audiobooks are available on Audible and Amazon.

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Best Self Help Audiobooks

1. Managing Oneself

Thanks to the rapid development, the world is full of opportunities. However, all these opportunities mean you must be responsible and know your own strengths and weakness to better manage your time and oneself. Managing Oneself is an awesome book that lets you identify and question yourself to get a better insight into your strengths and weaknesses.

01 - Self-Improvement Book - Managing Oneself

  • Author: Peter F Drucker
  • Narrated by: Unknown
  • Audiobook playtime: 44 mins
  • Goodreads rating: 4.12/5

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2. Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy

As technology is progressing, it changed the way we interact with other people. In fact, low self-esteem, procrastination, anxiety, and depression are the increasing problems for today’s youth. Feeling Good Audiobook lets you recognize your mood swings and causes for your depression, how to handle low self-esteem, and how to be productive without procrastinating.

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  • Author: David D. Burns
  • Narrated by: George Newbern
  • Audiobook playtime: 13 hrs and 20 mins
  • Goodreads rating: 4/5

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3. Peace Is Every Step

Though the mobile revolution is responsible for a lot of overall good and ample opportunities, when combined with social media of any type, it is also responsible for instant gratification and restlessness. I mean, we are in so much hurry that we can’t even stand a few seconds of red light in the traffic without feeling restless. Peace is Every Step is the precise audiobook you should listen to learn how to take negative things and make positive use out of it, giving you peace of mind in every step.

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  • Author: Thich Nhat Hanh
  • Narrated by: Edoardo Ballerini
  • Audiobook playtime: 3 hrs and 29 mins
  • Goodreads rating: 4.34/5

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4. The Power of Habit

We all have habits, some are good and some are bad. The Power of Habit is a must-read book to understand why habits are so powerful and essential in our daily lives. In fact, the book discusses how and why habits work and how you can get more insight and improve upon your good habits.

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  • Author: Charles Duhigg
  • Narrated by: Mike Chamberlain
  • Audiobook playtime: 10 hrs and 53 mins
  • Goodreads rating: 4.06/5

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5. How to Win Friends and Influence People

Making friends and interacting with others is required in this competitive environment. I mean, if you want to succeed in your career, you need the help of others. For some, this is an easy task. For others, it’s daunting and awkward. How to Win Friends and Influence People is one of the famous books with rock-solid advice on how to conduct yourself and win friends and influential people to your side.

05 - Self-Improvement Book - How to Win Friends & Influence People

  • Author: Dale Carnegie
  • Narrated by: Andrew MacMillan
  • Audiobook playtime: 7 hrs and 15 mins
  • Goodreads rating: 4.17/5

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6. 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

Highly effective and successful people will always have a few things and habits in common. By learning from those habits and forming your own, you can be highly productive and efficient.

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  • Author: Stephen R. Covey
  • Narrated by: Stephen R. Covey
  • Audiobook playtime: 13 hrs and 4 mins
  • Goodreads rating: 4.07/5

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7. The Four Agreements

Almost all of us have some beliefs and/or habits that limit our full potential. The Four Agreements is an awesome book that teaches you the four impeccable agreements you can follow to blast on with full potential and achieve freedom from your self-limiting beliefs. The agreements includes –

  1. Be impeccable with your word (Justice/honesty)
  2. Don’t take anything personally (temperance/serenity)
  3. Don’t make assumptions (wisdom)
  4. Always do your best

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  • Author: Don Miguel Ruiz
  • Narrated by: Peter Coyote
  • Audiobook playtime: 2 hrs and 31 mins
  • Goodreads rating: 4.14/5

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8. A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose

Something that troubles everyone, but no one wants to recognize or accept is our ego. Unless you transcend your ego and see things as they are, you will be limited and dysfunctional with anger, unhappiness, and jealousy. A New Earth is a very important self-help book to understand and handle your ego.

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  • Author: Eckhart Tolle
  • Narrated by: Eckhart Tolle
  • Audiobook playtime: 9 hrs and 12 mins
  • Goodreads rating: 4.05/5

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9. Who Moved My Cheese?

There are only a few who are good at handling unexpected changes. Who Moved My Cheese is an amusing story that discusses and shows how to handle sudden and unexpected changes. A very useful book for those who want to improve their managerial skills.

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09 - Self-Improvement Book - Who Moved My Cheese

  • Author: Spencer Johnson and Kenneth Blanchard
  • Narrated by: Tony Roberts and Karen Ziemba
  • Audiobook playtime: 1 hr and 39 mins
  • Goodreads rating: 3.77/5

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10. The Magic of Thinking Big

Sometimes, we limit our success by not envisioning ourselves big enough. The Magic of Thinking Big will not only show but convince you that being successful is not an innate talent but it’s all about your thinking, behavior, and application.

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  • Author: David Schwartz
  • Narrated by: Jason Culp
  • Audiobook playtime: 9 hrs and 31 mins
  • Goodreads rating: 4.21/5

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11. The Last Lecture

Every one of us has a very limited number of days on this earth. Learning to live your life with happiness, joy, and purpose is essential. The Last Lecture is an inspirational book that discusses above and beyond the last lecture given by professor Randy Pausch after he discovered he has pancreatic cancer.

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  • Author: Randy Pausch
  • Narrated by: Erik Singer, Randy Pausch
  • Audiobook playtime: 4 hrs and 36 mins
  • Goodreads rating: 4.26/5

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12. Man’s Search for Meaning

No matter who you are or what you do, suffering is inevitable. Psychiatrist Viktor Frankl notes his own experience in Nazi death camps and shows how you can move beyond suffering and cope with it to be purposeful and achieve the things you want.

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  • Author: Viktor E. Frankl
  • Narrated by: Simon Vance
  • Audiobook playtime: 4 hrs and 44 mins
  • Goodreads rating: 4.35/5

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13. The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up

To improve, one of the things everyone should is how to tidy up yourself and your home and work environment. This book teaches you some of the best ways on how to properly simplify and tidy up things for lasting results. Trust me, when you are good at organizing and tidying up things, you will a peace of mind and increased confidence.

13 - Self-Improvement Book - The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying

  • Author: Marie Kondo
  • Narrated by: Emily Woo Zeller
  • Audiobook playtime: 4 hrs and 50 mins
  • Goodreads rating: 3.8/5

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14. The Gifts of Imperfection

We are not perfect. Every one of us is imperfect in some way or other, be it physically or mentally. The Gifts of Imperfection audiobook details how you can embrace your imperfection so that you can be strong, achieve greater heights and leave behind the feeling of inadequacy.

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  • Author: Brené Brown
  • Narrated by: Lauren Fortgang
  • Audiobook playtime: 4 hrs and 42 mins
  • Goodreads rating: 4.19/5

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15. 12 Rules of Life: An Antidote to Chaos

12 Rules of Life is a very famous book that everyone should read. The book discusses 12 practical rules, like stand straight with your shoulders back. Additionally, the book makes you understand that suffering is inevitable and teaches how to endure and face it. As one author said, the book is like a father, firm but caring.

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  • Author: Jordan B. Peterson
  • Narrated by: Jordan B. Peterson
  • Audiobook playtime: 15 hrs and 40 mins
  • Goodreads rating: 4.02/5

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16. The Road Less Travelled

The Road Less Travelled is one of the most popular books when it comes to exploring loving relationships, being sensitive towards other people and finding fullness in our life. Just like 12 Rules of Life and Man’s Search for Meaning, the book recognizes that life is difficult, and suffering is inevitable. The book teaches how to guide past those difficulties and achieve a higher level of self-understanding.

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  • Author: M. Scott Peck M.D.
  • Narrated by: M. Scott Peck M.D.
  • Audiobook playtime: 4 hrs and 16 mins
  • Goodreads rating: 4.04/5

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17. 48 Laws of Power

48 Laws of Power is not exactly a self-improvement book but it one of the must-read books. The book talks about the cunning, ruthless and instructive history of power all the while teaching you how to defend against that power of ultimate control.

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  • Author: Robert Greene
  • Narrated by: Richard Poe
  • Audiobook playtime: 23 hrs and 6 mins
  • Goodreads rating: 4.19/5

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Now You? Which is your favorite Self Help Audiobooks?

That is all for now. Hopefully, that helps. If you think I missed any of your favorite self-improvement audiobooks, then comment below and share them with me.

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