10 books on the law of attraction and subconscious mind

The Law of Attraction is based on the saying “like attracts like” and this philosophy revolves around the concept of our thoughts being responsible for what we have and don’t have. It says that by thinking positively we attract all kinds of positive manifestations and similarly attract negative experiences by thinking negatively.

This, however, isn’t a new phenomenon. Authors from all over the world have been promoting this philosophy for centuries through books, lectures, coaching series, workshops, etc. Millions have people have been able to attract their dream life or at least their short-term goals by using the power of their mind. Books written on this topic helps you to understand the workings of this phenomenon, give people’s experiences, list practices and steps to follow, and many more resources to help you get what you truly want.

1. The Power Of Your Subconscious Mind


Dr. Joseph Murphy was a renowned author on the subject of the law of attraction. He has helped millions of people to achieve their goals by teaching them ways to influence their subconscious mind and actively change their way of thinking. This book is a great collection of his teachings which includes scientifically backed research and spiritual wisdom.

It consists of a lot of real-life examples, proven practices, and simple exercises. the book is structured to individually address topics like “improving health”,  “ increasing the wealth irrespective of the person’s occupation or business”. It also talks about “leading a happy married life”, “overcoming addiction and bad habits”, etc. He explains the importance of staying positive and influencing the subconscious mind to tap into the abundance present in our universe.

2. The Secret


The secret has become one of the most popular self-help books and also the first in its series. Author Rhonda Byrne came across a secret to happiness which she realized was hidden to most people in the world. In a bid to share this knowledge, she, along with a few other practitioners of the law of attraction came up with this book.  It gives an explanation of what the law of attraction is, how it works, and how it can be applied.  The contributors to this book share their practices such explain in-depth visualization, gratitude, positive thinking, and many other powerful techniques. These tools have helped many to reach an abundant state of health, wealth, and happiness. It has also helped many others to open doors towards a simpler yet blissful life.



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3. Think And Grow Rich


This book was written by Napoleon Hill and first published in 1937.  It has sold over 100 million copies in many different languages around the world. This book has been considered one of the best self-help books for financial success. This book is filled with life-changing ideas, actionable techniques, and more importantly simple methodology to grow rich. Though this book tends mostly towards financial success, the author has said on various occasions that the same techniques can be applied to other areas in life and amazing results can be experienced.

4. Ant and the Elephant: Leadership For the Self


This is a great book on leadership by the renowned speaker, business consultant, and olympian: Vince Poscente. This book emphasis on the capability of our subconscious mind to help us achieve your dreams and as a result, reach your goals. This book is written as a story of an Ant and an elephant in a desert, where a teacher, an owl guides the ant to reach its goal. Here the ant represents the conscious mind and the elephant represents the subconscious mind. And the story teaches us to guide and consciously influence our subconscious mind to get what we want.

In addition to this book being written as a fictional story, it lists 5 actionable steps that need to be taken to reach any goal. These 5 steps are explained in detail along with the types of setbacks that one might face and how to navigate past them. This book also conveys the effectiveness of positive thinking, gratitude, and sustained effort in a simple manner. it seamlessly integrates the law of attraction with the subconscious mind to help you reach your goals.

5. How Life Works


Andrew Matthews, the author of this book is a global best-selling author and well-known for his books on being happy and using feelings to change the life. In this book, he explains why certain things that we wouldn’t want to happen occur repeatedly. For example, bills always coming in bunches but more than that, he explains why feelings are very important and how good feelings can change our lives. It also deals with our thought process, which according to the author becomes a feeling in our heart.

This book is about knowing how we can get the love that we have always wanted or the job that we dream about. Finally, it also tells how we can become successful like others we have heard about, and many other.

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6. Inner Engineering: A Yogi’s Guide to Joy


Sadhguru is a prominent Yogi (guru) from India. In his book, Inner Engineering, he explains about mysticism, yoga, well-being, inner peace, and more. It has two main parts: The first one is the introduction to what yoga truly means and how one can experience the various dimensions beyond the physical body. In the second part, exercises and practical experiments are laid out for the reader to experiment and experience the state of calm and joy. Sadhguru also explains how paying attention to simple insignificant things in our life can bring about a profound impact on our livelihood.

Sadhguru has changed the lives of hundreds of thousands of people. If you are interested more, you can read my article on the best books by Sadhguru. Link available at the end of this article!

7. Ask and It Is Given: Learning to Manifest Your Desires


This book by Jerry and Esther Hicks is about human desires and how to fulfill them. The authors explain why having desires is natural and why we have to pursue it and reach our destination. The teachings in this book are conveyed through “Abraham”, a name adopted to represent all types of spiritual entities. The ways to ask and receive what you desire is described in detail. This book concentrates on the original philosophy of the law of attraction which is, ask-believe-receive.

This book has got a lot of endorsement from very famous authors like Jack Canfield, Dr. Wayne W. Dyer and much more

8. The Power


The Power is the second book in “The Secret” series by Rhonda Byrne and it dives deeper into the concept of the law of attraction. The power is available throughout the world is untapped and its capabilities are underestimated. Through this book, the author explains the concept of Power and how it can enable people. This book is about monetary success, long lasting relationships, and fine health. It also describes how emotions can bring about a lot of changes and manifest things in our life.

9. Creative Visualization: Use the Power of Your Imagination to Create What You Want in Your Life


A very successful book on the topic of using mental imagery and positive affirmations to bring about great changes in life. This book comprises of exercises and meditation techniques to help readers guide their energies in the right direction. Author Shakti Gawain is a well-known personal development author and her books have sold over 10 million copies. Since this book is not meant to improve your life in just one domain but an overall development in all fields, therefore this is a surely an amazing book to get started with.

10. The Science of Getting Rich


Wallace D. Wattles, the author of this book explains that becoming rich is a scientific process. He says that when the right steps are followed, wealth will be generated with mathematical certainty. It guides the reader through the concepts of non-competitive ways of attracting the riches by using powerful techniques. These include imagination, positive thinking, and effective practise methods. You can also learn how all this can be achieved and more. You can be in a harmonious and loving relationship with all around you.

Hope that you have found at least one book you hadn’t read before. Share your story or your favorite book in the comments below.


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5 thoughts on “10 books on the law of attraction and subconscious mind

  • June 17, 2018 at 10:10 pm

    Thank you I have read 5 of 10 books

    Subconscious mind
    Think and grow rich
    Creative visualisation

    And all these books have been a great help for me and turned my life all the I wanted Interms of internal and external condition…
    in just 9months I have achieved..
    and still I am in process to add more and more knowledge to myself
    And at the same time I would like to convey that I have given 100% effort to get the best out the books because I wanted to change my life and achieve my dreams and most important in a good peaceful and harmonious way… living life fearlessly
    I would suggest these books to all those to are at preset facing any challenge don’t matter what it’s is how big or small it is … may be Financial personal relationships carrier mental anythinng it can change and 100% will change just take the 1st step
    Grab any one book
    And as per my suggestion 1st book to grab is
    rest as every book will help you u can get any one of them …

    • June 18, 2018 at 3:32 pm

      Thank you for sharing your thoughts Swikruti, it will surely help many others to have a better life.

      I am glad that you found this helpful.

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