20 Best Books on Confidence to Level Up Your Self-esteem

Do you want to boost your confidence and feel more empowered in your personal and professional life? If so, you might want to check out these 20 best books on confidence that will help you level up your self-esteem and overcome self-doubt. These books are written by experts, coaches, psychologists, and successful people who have learned how to overcome their own insecurities and achieve their goals. They offer practical advice, inspiring stories, and proven strategies to help you build a positive self-image, overcome fear of failure, and embrace your true potential.

Here are the 20 best books on confidence that you should read:

1. The Confidence Code: The Science and Art of Self-Assurance – What Women Should Know by Katty Kay and Claire Shipman. This book explores the science behind confidence and how women can unlock their inner power and achieve more in their careers and lives.

2. The Six Pillars of Self-Esteem by Nathaniel Branden. This book is a classic in the field of self-esteem and provides a comprehensive guide to building healthy self-esteem through six key practices.

3. Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by Carol S. Dweck. This book explores the power of mindset and how adopting a growth mindset can help you achieve your goals and overcome obstacles.

  1. You Are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life by Jen Sincero. This book offers a humorous and irreverent take on confidence-building, with practical tips and exercises to help you break through self-doubt and achieve your dreams.
  2. The Art of Possibility: Transforming Professional and Personal Life by Rosamund Stone Zander and Benjamin Zander. This book offers a unique perspective on confidence and personal growth, with insights and exercises drawn from the world of classical music.
  3. The Power of Vulnerability: Teachings of Authenticity, Connection, and Courage by Brené Brown. This book explores the transformative power of vulnerability and how embracing our imperfections can help us build stronger relationships and live more fulfilling lives.
  4. Presence: Bringing Your Boldest Self to Your Biggest Challenges by Amy Cuddy. This book offers practical advice and techniques for building confidence and presence, especially in high-pressure situations like job interviews or public speaking engagements.
  5. Rising Strong by Brené Brown. This book explores how we can bounce back from failure and disappointment, and use these experiences as opportunities for growth and self-discovery.
  6. The Magic of Thinking Big by David J. Schwartz. This book offers a powerful message about the importance of thinking big and embracing our potential, with practical advice for overcoming self-doubt and taking bold action.
  7. The 5 Second Rule: Transform Your Life, Work, and Confidence with Everyday Courage by Mel Robbins. This book offers a simple yet effective technique for overcoming self-doubt and taking action, using the power of the five-second rule.
  8. Dare to Lead: Brave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts. by Brené Brown. This book offers practical advice and insights for building confidence and effective leadership skills in the workplace.
  9. The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You’re Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are by Brené Brown. This book explores the importance of embracing our imperfections and living authentically, with practical advice and exercises for building self-acceptance and self-love.

13. The Confidence Game: Why We Fall for It . . . Every Time by Maria Konnikova. This book explores the psychology of confidence and how we can avoid falling for scams, frauds.