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The Best Personal Development Audiobooks

Here’s our pick of the best personal development audiobooks. Learn how to make great friends, get inspired, become your best self, establish a profound sense of joy, become more effective, learn to fully love and be loved, get organized, become more confident, learn to truly forgive, eliminate worry and take massive action to improve your life!

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Best Personal Development Audiobooks
How to Win Friends and Influence People Audiobook

How to Win Friends and Influence People

One of the most useful personal development books of all time: How to Win Friends & Influence People teaches you how to be a fundamentally good person, respected by and attractive to others, through a series of entertaining and insightful anecdotes.

Author: Dale Carnegie   Length: 7 hrs 19 mins   Released: 17/07/2004   Reviews

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The Power of Habit Audiobook

The Power of Habit

Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business

Through a series of case studies featuring world famous people and top companies, Charles Duhigg demonstrates how the ‘secret’ behind much of their success is harnessing the power of habits.

Author: Charles Duhigg   Length: 10 hrs 57 mins   Released: 28/02/2012   Reviews

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You Are a Badass Audiobook

You Are a Badass

How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life

The personal development book for people who usually avoid this kind of thing! In her irreverent and humorous style, Jen Sincero takes you on a ride through 27 practical lessons that will help you with your relationships, career, money and all-round awesomeness!

Author: Jen Sincero   Length: 5 hrs 45 mins   Released: 16/09/2013   Reviews

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Awaken the Giant Within Audiobook

Awaken the Giant Within

Abridged Version

Tony Robbins is a master of inspiring you to take action along your journey of personal development. This is an abridged version of Awaken the Giant Within, nonetheless it provides solid motivation to recognise and make the most of your potential.

Author: Anthony Robbins   Length: 1 hr 31 mins   Released: 12/02/2007   Reviews

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The Book of Joy Audiobook

The Book of Joy

Lasting Happiness in a Changing World

This audiobook brings together two charismatic Nobel Prize winners as they share their experience and teachings about joy, the daily practices of these inspiring characters and the most recent insights from science about joy.

Author: The Dalai Lama, Desmond Tutu, Douglas Carlton Abrams   Length: 10 hrs 12 mins   Released: 20/09/2016   Reviews

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7 Habits of Highly Effective People Audiobook

7 Habits of Highly Effective People

Powerful Lessons in Personal Change

Stephen Covey’s landmark book systematically takes you through the 7 habits, which include: Be proactive, begin with the end in mind, put first things first, think win-win and seek first to understand, then to be understood. Practical applications are given with each habit ensuring you come away with an improved framework to handle the challenges in your life.

Author: Stephen R. Covey   Length: 13 hrs 4 mins   Released: 06/10/2004   Reviews

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Extreme Ownership Audiobook

Extreme Ownership

How U.S. Navy SEALs Lead and Win

Jocko Willink and Leif Babin share battlefield combat stories from their time leading in the Navy Seals. They explain the leadership concepts that enable them to achieve extraordinary results in high pressure environments and translate those lessons so they can be applied in your own personal and professional ventures.

Author: Jocko Willink, Leif Babin   Length: 8 hrs 15 mins   Released: 20/10/2015   Reviews

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The Five Love Languages Audiobook

The Five Love Languages

The Secret to Love That Lasts

Gary Chapman identifies five languages of love and explores the opportunities and benefits of each in full: Words of affirmation, quality time, receiving gifts, acts of service and physical touch. The result is a thoughtful guide on how to love and be loved.

Author: Gary Chapman   Length: 4 hrs 46 mins   Released: 15/07/2005   Reviews

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Be Obsessed or Be Average Audiobook

Be Obsessed or Be Average

The self-made millionaire Grant Cardone shares how he got motivated and achieved extraordinary success by going all in! Grant teaches how to set outrageous goals and achieve them, how to handle negative people and how to leverage money for big success.

Author: Grant Cardone   Length: 11 hrs 3 mins   Released: 11/10/2016   Reviews

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The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up Audiobook

The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up

The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing

Marie Kondo teaches you how to de-clutter and organise your home with her unique approach: Organising your positions according to certain categories. She also helps you detach yourself from positions that you are better off without by prompting you to ask the question: “Does this bring me joy?”. Make room for a better life!

Author: Marie Kondo   Length: 4 hrs 50 mins   Released: 06/01/2015   Reviews

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Braving the Wilderness Audiobook

Braving the Wilderness

The Quest for True Belonging and the Courage to Stand Alone

Brene Brown considers that modern society is going through a spiritual crisis of disconnection and proposes four practices of belonging that challenge established norms. Brene discusses the need to form part of society and at the same time the need to be authentic and individual.

Author: Brene Brown   Length: 4 hrs 12 mins   Released: 12/09/2017   Reviews

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The Four Agreements Audiobook

The Four Agreements

The Four Agreements is based on Toltec wisdom. Don Miguel Ruiz combines this wisdom with his modern day experience, providing a guide to dissolve your self-limiting beliefs, enabling you to experience new levels of freedom, happiness and love.

Author: Don Miguel Ruiz   Length: 2 hrs 32 mins   Released: 27/01/2005   Reviews

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Willpower Audiobook


Rediscovering the Greatest Human Strength

The book Willpower argues that self-control is one of the important factors in success. With a series of examples from a wide variety people, together with current research, it goes on to show that you can train and improve your willpower with life changing results.

Author: Roy Baumeister, John Tierney   Length: 9 hrs 10 mins   Released: 06/09/2011   Reviews

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The Art of Happiness Audiobook

The Art of Happiness

The Dalai Lama and psychiatrist Howard Cutler combine the teachings of Buddhism, psychology and their fascinating experiences to create The Art of Happiness. It explains how to manage depression, anger and anxiety. It also discusses how to handle health, relationships and work with an inner peace and joy.

Author: The Dalai Lama, Howard C. Cutler   Length: 3 hrs 19 mins   Released: 07/11/2000   Reviews

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The Book of Forgiving Audiobook

The Book of Forgiving

The Fourfold Path for Healing Ourselves and Our World

Nobel Prize winner Desmond Tutu has been witness to some of the worst in humanity. In The Book of Forgiving, he explains the importance of forgiveness both for ourselves and others. He lays out his four-step process for lasting forgiveness: Telling the story, naming the hurt, granting forgiveness and renewing.

Author: Desmond Tutu, Mpho Tutu   Length: 6 hrs 37 mins   Released: 18/03/2014   Reviews

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The Element Audiobook

The Element

How Finding Your Passion Changes Everything

In his humorous yet insightful style Ken Robinson makes the case that we’ll only really get inspired when we find our Element. That is where our passion and our talents coincide. Ken points out that this can happen at any point in our lives and explains the conditions that are required to get into our element.

Author: Ken Robinson   Length: 8 hrs 2 mins   Released: 29/01/2009   Reviews

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How to Stop Worrying and Start Living Audiobook

How to Stop Worrying and Start Living

Time-Tested Methods for Conquering Worry

Dale Carnegie interviewed scores of top performers and condensed their insights into a series of practical lessons that anyone can benefit from. The book is full of useful tips including how to occupy your mind in a positive way, vastly reducing most worries and eliminating some entirely.

Author: Dale Carnegie   Length: 10 hrs 11 mins   Released: 30/01/2007   Reviews

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The Gifts of Imperfection Audiobook

The Gifts of Imperfection

Let Go of Who You Think You’re Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are

In The Gifts of Imperfection, Brene Brown, PhD, discusses how we are buffeted by the media to feel a sense of inadequacy. Through a series of ten lessons, she reminds us that even though we may often have days that don’t work out as planned, we are worthy of love and belonging.

Author: Brene Brown   Length: 4 hrs 42 mins   Released: 20/12/2010   Reviews

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The 5 Second Rule Audiobook

The 5 Second Rule

Transform your Life, Work, and Confidence with Everyday Courage

Mel Robbins takes some of the key moments in history, business and art together with some surprising facts and illuminates the “push moment”: When things moved up to a new level. Then gives you a simple but powerful tool that you can use in 5 seconds to achieve greater heights in your life.

Author: Mel Robbins   Length: 7 hrs 37 mins   Released: 22/02/2017   Reviews

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Essentialism Audiobook


The Disciplined Pursuit of Less

In our “always on” society, it’s easy to over-commit and over-extend ourselves. Rather than focussing on productivity to do more and more, Greg McKeown urges us to first establish what is essential and to focus on that. By doing this we both reduce our stress and vastly improve our results.

Author: Greg McKeown   Length: 6 hrs 14 mins   Released: 15/04/2014   Reviews

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Enjoy the audiobooks and good luck with your personal development!