If I knew when I was 20 – Tina Seelig
If I Knew When I Had 20 close to useful lessons. Simple, easy-to-understand language fully conveys the deep meanings of the author. Life’s major turning points such as leaving a quiet lecture hall or starting a new career often discourage us. Facing a sea of choices while understanding that no one will ever tell you whether you’re making the right or wrong choice is scary. There is no pre-drawn path or pre-written formula for success, and even deciding how and where to start can be difficult.
Understanding the difficulties, especially of young people, in the face of such turning points in life, the author – a businessman, a teacher, a scientist – has devoted himself to writing even light stories. gentle and humble, yet profound. The pages are filled with amusing examples, both in the classroom and in the boardroom, of people willing to strive to exceed standards by “just enough,” challenging established assumptions or views. path, never miss an opportunity to reach your highest potential, and thereby achieve resounding success.
Six Men Who Traveled the World – James A. Michener
This is a 1971 novel by Putlizer Prize-winning writer James A. Michener. The story revolves around 6 young people with 6 different backgrounds, coming from 6 different places but circuTaxances have pushed them to go on a journey across many countries. That is why when publishing in Vietnam, The Drivers called The Six Who Traveled Around the World.
The most attractive feature of this novel is the abundant life on each page of the book. Each chapter, each page is filled with information and experiences about unique culture, integrated with messages about the dreams, aspirations and concerns of young people ahead of the times. This book is not a work to teach young people to live well, but it inspires young people to know how to pursue their own ideals.
Awaken the Extraordinary in You – Anthony Robbins
With Awaken the extraordinary person in you, Anthony Robbins helps readers uncover the reasons they continue to act in their old ways, and the triggers for the emotions they most often experience. Next, readers will be guided through a step-by-step guide to identifying which emotions strengthen, which de-motivate, and how to utilize both in their most beneficial way to emotional well-being. It is still an obstacle, but instead will become an effective tool to help them maximize their potential and awaken the “giant” in them.
The best quote from the book Awaken the Extraordinary In You:
“If you can’t do something, you have to do it. If you have to do it, you can do it.”
Viktor Emil Frankl . – Viktor Emil Frankl
Finding a Reason for Life Writing about survival, helping you find meaning in your life. Finding a reason to live is a “classic of the times” book. This book will help lift the human spirit, help people find their purpose in existence, thereby giving them a reason to continue living. As Victor said, he believes that people don’t have to be happy to live, a person can move on with their life if they find a reason to move on.
You will see three basic sources of meaning in life: achievement at work, care for loved ones, and courage in facing life’s tough times through Sentences and passages in Finding the Truth of Life.
When the fault belongs to the stars – John Green
The Fault in our Stars or When the fault belongs to the stars by writer John Green was published in Vietnam under the title When the fault belongs to the stars. The story revolves around the romantic, poetic but also contradictory love of young couple Hazel and Gus. While Hazel has lung cancer, Gus is the guy with bone cancer. The fact that two teenagers facing a dangerous ending fall in love with each other gives the whole story uniqueness.
Unlike other love novels, The Fault in our Stars not only exploits the angle of love but also revolves around many other aspects of young life such as family, friendship, career, etc. Dream talent is also gently and deeply exploited, leaving many thoughts in the hearts of readers. If you’ve just stepped in or are on the threshold of 20, you won’t be able to ignore this novel, because it will help you to appreciate every second of your life.
Rainbow Warrior – Andrea Hirata
Rainbow Warrior – warriors represent longing, burning dreams and beautiful things, always ready to fight hard no matter how strong the enemies of fate. Rainbow warriors have both pure love in school age and mischievous jokes, both tears and laughter – a true picture of the gulf separating rich and poor, a touching literary work that conveys depth. the true meaning of being a teacher, being a student and learning.
Education was not able to dispel the fate of poverty and the permanent, cool life of Hafan and Bu Mus did not come true. The children’s hopes of changing their lives turned out to be far-fetched. But the end of the book at least still warms people’s hearts, at least they have had a brilliant year, daring to hope, daring to dream.
It’s all about the little things – Richard Calson
“It’s all about the little things” is the book that directs readers to a positive life. A meaningful life is when we put aside all trifles and focus on what is necessary to enjoy happiness in the most true way.
Clearing your mind and putting clutter aside is an important step towards motivating and inspiring yourself. With All It’s Small, Richard Carlson helps readers distinguish between what’s really important, what’s worth their attention, and what’s just a “noise” that distracts from self-focus and success. surname.
The best quote from the book It’s All Small Stories:
“Stress is just a common form of mental illness.”
To Kill a Mockingbird – Harper Lee
If the above books help young people learn to live courageously, happily, and with self-control, then To Kill a Mockingbird promises to produce another effect: benevolent living. This book, known in Vietnam as To Kill a Mockingbird, was written from the perspective of a 6-year-old girl named Jean Louise Finch, the daughter of a lawyer.
With that premise, the whole novel is pure, innocent and optimistic lines about life, symbolizing the spirit of little Jean. Reading To Kill a Mockingbird, a young person, no matter how unruly, will feel “heartbroken” and suddenly feel inner peace, and that is Harper Lee’s greatest success.
Book Thief – Markus Zusak
Released in 2005 by Australian author Markus Zusak, The Book Thief is the story of Liesel Meminger, a 9-year-old girl living with her adoptive parents in Germany during a period of fierce persecution of Jews. This book has been translated in Vietnam as The Book Thief and has also attracted the attention of many readers.
The reason why I call The Book Thief one of the books that young people should read is because this work generalizes a lot of qualities that a teenager should have before entering the threshold of life: honesty. , courage, kindness and especially a little curiosity. All of these qualities, when combined, will create a strong, extraordinary person who is always loved by everyone. And that’s what young people need to know most.
Catching the young in the field – JD Salinger
The Catcher in the Rye is a famous novel by writer JD Salinger released in 1951. It is commonly known in Vietnam with a familiar name: Catching young children in the green fields. This novel was banned for a long time in many countries because of its violent language, intense content and full of truth about the life of a rebellious young man.
The main character Holden in The Catcherin the Rye later became a famous symbol for young people who dare to commit, follow their dreams and resolutely oppose the old, boring things. However, the character Holden is not a perfect model, even making some very serious mistakes at times, but this is still a very strong inspirational character to many young generations around the world.
Think backwards and do differently – Paul Arden
If you are losing direction in life. Looking for sublime ideas for your project or design? Please read “Think backwards and do differently“. The story begins with a rustic and attractive reverse thinking style. It’s okay if you fail! Because you always have the opportunity to do it again. Every failure is a lesson to help us grow in the future.
Stable mindset? Safety in thinking will create a rut and you will have a hard time succeeding or even get fired by people with “great creativity”, may lose to you in rank, lose in age but they dare and they will succeed! Don’t maintain a job that makes you feel uncomfortable or boring. That will kill your creativity. Having the courage to quit your job will help you realize many things: 1 that you are extremely valuable when you are not fired, 2 that you should give up a group that does not suit you.
Dreams from my father – Barack Obama
Dreams From My Father is a sensitive and delicate study of Barack Obama’s journey into the world of adulthood, his search for community and his role in it, a search for empathy for his roots. source, and the author’s exploration of the poetic quality of human life.
Sensitive and profound, this is a book that all of us young people should read, to understand the portrait of one of today’s greatest and most influential statesmen, not just political influence. power, but also ideology.
The Gift of Imperfection – Brene Brown
Brene Brown’s book, The Gifts of Imperfection will show you how to find courage, as well as regain your confidence and self-worth. This is the book that will prepare you to embark on a journey of change. The Gifts of Imperfection is about how you let go of who you believe you should be and accept who you really are.
“Owning your life story can be difficult, but it’s not as hard as spending your life running away from it. Accepting our own weakness is risky, but not nearly as dangerous as giving up love, belonging, and joy—experiences that leave us most vulnerable. Only when we have the courage to explore the darkness will we discover the limitless power of the light within us.” – Brene Brown
The Race Of Dreams – Wendelin Van Draanen
Message of Race Of Dreams Wendelin Van Draanen is a bumpy and rocky life out there that can’t stop your footsteps even though the storms are always trying to knock you down at any time. Can you imagine that, if one day you permanently lost your leg, what would your life be like? And it’s even worse when you’re an athlete…
And that is also the story told in this book, Jessica suffered a life of loss and pain when she lost her legs, and also lost her big dreams. An ordinary person suddenly became disabled and suffered many pitying glances from people around. Will the girl have the strength to return to a normal life like before and even more to do things no one thought she could?
Dale Carnegie – Dale Carnegie
Read How to Stop Worrying and Start LivingForget the past and look to the future. Any problem can be solved, as long as you stay calm and determine the right action to take at the right time. Let Go of Worry and Enjoy Life to help you reduce anxiety as simple as sharing it with others, finding ways to solve problems, forgetting all worries that are out of hand,…
Try to practice this every day and in life you will surely succeed, maybe, not as you want, but just a little less trouble and your life will have more joy.
This life has never been easy for anyone, each stage will bring you different challenges. Worries about study, money, work, relationships give us a headache, but don’t wallow in it, let yourself rest by finding joy in yourself. To have the courage to face pressure in life, what you need is a good preparation from the soul to the skill. Be braver, don’t be pessimistic about this life!