Motivational Books

Motivation is the drive to strive for your goals. People often set their goals too high and expect too much. This will lead to their motivation to decrease.

Our Yip Fitness program sets realistic goals that you can achieve, and we keep building your foundations stronger to achieve higher goals. We set daily goals so that you will always feel motivated. We will help you think about a goal that you would like to set for yourself, break that goal into smaller steps, and be with you through the steps that you decide to take. Our goal is to keep you motivated to live a healthy lifestyle. 

We have some book options below for readers who want to change their mindset and learn different tips to build up motivation. Maybe one of these books will be helpful to you! They certainly help us stay motivated!

Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by Carol S. Dweck

In her 20 years of research, Carol S. Dweck explains how people can recognize, understand and change a fundamental mindset to affect aspects such as success, failure, attitudes, and effort. This book contains many examples of detailed scenarios of setbacks/stress and explains the thoughts and feelings throughout the scenario to help people change their mindsets. It also contains letters from readers on how the ideas in this book have helped them.

The Catalyst: How to Change Anyone’s Mind by Jonah Berger

Jonah Berger dives into the topic of persuasion. This book explains why persuasion is very difficult, why many attempted messages of persuasion have no chance of working, and supplies strategies to make persuasion possible. The main concept of this book is that all persuasion is self-persuasion. You have to be the catalyst to help enable self-change.

How to Stop Worrying and Start Living by Dale Carnegie

This book contains different stories where worrying has occurred. Dale Carnegie explains the fundamental facts that you should know about worry, how to analyze worrying, how to break the habit of worrying, ways to pursue a mental attitude, ways to conquer worry, and prevent worry from keeping your spirits high.

Designing Your Life: How to Build a Well-Lived, Joyful Life by Bill Burnett

Bill Burnett and Dave Evans are Stanford professors that taught a class for 14 years to help people feel less lost about figuring out their life. They show you how to use the framework of design thinking to create a meaningful, joyful, and fulfilling life. You learn that you never finish designing your life, you keep building your way forward.

Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us by Daniel H. Pink

Daniel H. Pink has four decades of scientific research that reveal autonomy – the desire to direct our lives, mastery – the desire to get better at something that matters, and purpose – the desire to serve something bigger than ourselves, are the elements of true motivation. He argues that motivation is mostly derived from intrinsic motivation which involves autonomy, mastery, and purpose.