Reading is therapy; it’s a route to self-exploration and self-knowledge. The simple act of reading can help nearly in every small and big aspect of life. No matter what your dreams are or what you desire to become in life, you can’t achieve anything without wisdom and knowledge. And books offer that.
It’s true that while preparing for a competitive examination like NEET, one might find it hard to say goodbye to syllabus books (even for a few hours), notes and favourite e-learning tools like Aakash iTutor and spare time for reading books not related to the syllabus. However, dedicating a part of your schedule to reading books that would inspire you more to achieve your goal would be a great decision. Mental stimulation is one of the biggest benefits reading offers. Staying mentally stimulated prevents your brain from losing power, thus increasing your retention power. Other advantages include stress reduction, improved analytical thinking, vocabulary enhancement, improved memory and writing skills. Here, is a list of 5 best books for NEET aspirants who want to achieve big in life.
The Alchemist – Paulo Coelho
Delivering a beautiful message on the value and beauty of things around and finding a purpose in life, this modern masterpiece written by Paulo Coelho’s is a must-read. If you have never been into reading books, this is a great book for your reading debut. To top it all off, this book teaches you how to listen to your heart, follow your dreams and ignore those who can become a hurdle in your way to success.
I Am Malala – Christina Lamb and Malala Yousafzai
Teaching how important education is, I Am Malala is a book about a Pakistani girl who fought her way to education and one day was shot while on her way to school. The powerful content of the book will leave you enthralled while the bravery that Malala showed would teach you how to overcome fear with courage. Malala Yousafzai is also the youngest Nobel Prize laureate for her contribution to the society.
You Can Win – Shiv Khera
You Can Win by Shiv Khera is one of the best books to read if you are low on confidence while preparing for Medical entrance. With all the best books for NEET at your disposal and confusion still daunting your mind, this book will surely teach you how to establish new goals, generate new ideas and imbibe positive thinking in your attitude to achieve your target. This easy-to-read book guarantees a lifetime of success.
Forge Your Future – A.P.J Abdul Kalam
This book brings you a collection of inspiring solutions from A.P.J Abdul Kalam about fighting the odds and achieving your dreams. Reading this book will help you in overcoming all the hardships of life and achieving what you want. If you are firm on your decision, you can create your future no matter what the challenges and obstacles are. A.P.J Abdul Kalam is truly an inspiration, and the solutions and directions provided in this book are purely based on his experiences.
Steve Jobs – Walter Isaacson
After 40 interviews and countless conversations with Steve Jobs, Walter Isaacson gave the world this incredibly inspirational book loaded with marvelous vignettes from the life of the most loved and trusted businessman in the history. The journey of Apple Inc. operating from a garage to becoming a leading multinational corporation has been phenomenal.
This book will inspire you to take risks, think out of the box and ignore those who don’t trust you. Moreover, the best thing it will teach you is to trust yourself and your dreams.
The Bottom Line
The more you indulge in reading, the better of a thinker and writer you become. So, dedicate some time to reading (especially to any of these inspirational books), and in a few days, you will see how better you have become at concentrating and how confident you have become at targeting your goals.