6 Books That Will Help You Grow From Your Pain

Mark Manson
10 min readOct 18, 2021

There are a lot of fluffy, feel-goody, “you can do it!” self-help books out there. There are far fewer books that take a realistic look at pain, trauma, setbacks, and failures and then honestly discuss how to cope with them in a way that doesn’t make you feel like a cheerleader at a high school pep rally.

I’ve written before that I sometimes conceive of this rarer style of personal…

Mark Manson

Author of #1 NYTimes Bestseller ‘The Subtle Art of Not Giving a Fuck’. OG Blogger. Psychology Nerd. I enjoy cats and whiskey. But not at the same time.