Ben’s Favorite Books

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This is the first in a series of recommended books in different categories, including books for trainers and coaches, brain-health books, and business books. This list is not exhaustive and will be added to regularly; this is just a great starting point of Ben-approved books to further expand your knowledge in a range of areas.

Do you have any books you think we should add to the list? Let us know in the comments!

12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos, by Jordan B. Peterson

Breaking The Habit of Being Yourself: How to Lose Your Mind and Create a New One, by Dr. Joe Dispenza

Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance, by Angela Duckworth

How to Think Like a Roman Emperor: The Stoic Philosophy of Marcus Aurelius, by Donald Robertson

Integral Meditation: Mindfulness as a Way to Grow Up, Wake Up, and Show Up in Your Life, by Ken Wilber

Meditations, Marcus Aurelius

Principles: Life and Work, by Ray Dalio

The Obstacle Is the Way: The Timeless Art of Turning Trials into Triumph, by Ryan Holliday

The Values Factor: The Secret to Creating an Inspired and Fulfilling Life, by Dr. John Demartini

Think and Grow Rich: This Book Could Be Worth a Million Dollars to You, by Napoleon Hill

Unbeatable Mind: Forge Resiliency and Mental Toughness to Succeed at an Elite Level, by Mark Divine

You Are The One: A Bold Adventure in Finding Purpose, Discovering the Real You, and Loving Fully, by Kute Blackson

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Ben Pakulski

Ben Pakulski

Since first lifting weights as a teenager, Ben has been on a mission to do whatever it takes… …to become the most muscular man on the planet! On the eve of The Arnold Classic, he confronts the dark realities of bodybuilding… And his own future! Follow him on his journey…

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