8 Books to Grab When Failure Hits You Hard

Failure can sometimes give you a punch in the face. Sometimes, you never saw it coming and that what makes it hurt even more. On the other hand though, failure can give you that invisible push to make things better. Thus you are on the lookout for people to help you out of that pitfall.

But what if, no one is there to satisfy that thirst for wisdom?

Where do you go, to ask for help? Well, you can’t just cry in the corner and pray that all will make sense without getting your ass up and finding the answers. And, guess what? You can go to a library or a bookstore, for books can ultimately save your day!

Books can surely help you out and keep you inspired! Here’s some of our book recommendations that you can grab when failure hits you hard. These 8 wonderful authors will whisper something like, ” I know you can do it! Keep Trying!”

  1. Sometimes You Win, Sometimes You Learn by John C. Maxwell

    Learning from failure is what this book wants you to take into consideration. That though you are failing right now, you are still on the right track.

  2. Follow Your Heart By Andrew Matthews

    This book will let you understand that following your heart’s desire can not prevent you from these pitfalls. That failure will be there along the way. Matthews will motivate you to keep moving and trying.

  3. The Greatest Salesman in The World by Og Mandino

    This is a fiction book. And although it is a product of imagination and would disappoint you with this fact, it’ll still give you want you need in order to become the greatest “you” that you can be, because of the scrolls that you must know by heart.

  4. The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

    Just like Og Mandino’s book above, this book is also a product of imagination. It’ll inspire you to push through with your dreams for it will let you believe that you can become anybody that you want to be. As long as you allow yourself to transform and morph into that dream.

  5. The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz

    If the reason for your failure is yourself doubt, then grab this book and be able to know a little more about yourself. Oftentimes we are the reason why we fail. Mastering oneself is more important that knowing other people.

  6. Warrior of the Light: A Manual by Paulo Coelho

    Another Coelho masterpiece. And this time, this is not a story but is a manual on how a warrior of life can survive life when faced in war, after becoming successful and so as how to handle defeat.

  7. Wonder by R.J. Palacio

    Why am I including a children’s book in this list? Because it’ll make you appreciate your life right now. No matter how screwed you can be, there will always be a reason to be thankful for.

  8. Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill

    The last but DEFINITELY not the least, Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill. This book is the grandmother of all the self help books out there. It outlines variety of topics that will ignite your soul to stand up and finally wake up from doom. Because of intensive research and interview done by the author, it’ll convince you that you can do it, no matter how hard it can be.

What are the other books that you think we didn’t include? Comment it below and let other book geek wannabe find out!

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Trixie Ricablanca Angeles, RN

Chief Blogging Officer at Books in My Baggage
Chief Blogging Officer, Books in My Baggage and The Book Geek Wannabe "Readers and Book Geeks are the next generation's coolest bunch of kids"

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