Reading recommendations 

The champion's mind by Jim Afremow

The growth mindset coach by Annie Brock and Heather Hundley

How to win friends and influence people by Dale Carnegie 

The little book of talent by Daniel Coyle

The talent code by Daniel Coyle

The 7 habits of highly effective people by Stephen Covie

Moonwalking with Einstein by Joshua For

The inner game of tennis by Timothy Gallwey

The tipping point by Malcolm Gladwell

Blink by Malcolm Gladwell

Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell

Performance success by Don Greene

The miracle of mindfulness by Thich Nhat Hanh

Thinking fast and slow by Daniel Kahneman

The eureka factor by John Kounios and Mark Beeman

The new toughness training for sports : Mental Emotional Physical Conditioning from 1 World's Premier Sports Psychologist by James Loehr

Mind Gym, An Athlete's guide to inner excellence by Gary Mack and David Casstevens

Mastery, The keys to success and long-term fulfillment by George Leonard

Don’t shoot the dog! by Karen Pryor

The mental edge by Kenneth Baum

10-minute toughness by Jason Selk

Talent is never enough by John C. Maxwell

The success principles by Jack Canfield
Awaken the giant within by Anthony Robbins

Unlimited power by Anthony Robbins 

Success through a positive mental attitude by Napoleon Hill

Eat That Frog!: 21 Great Ways to Stop Procrastinating and Get More Done in Less Time by Brian Tracy

Be quick, but don't hurry by Andrew Hill with John Wooden

Atomic Habits, an Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones by James Clear

Peak: Secrets from the New Science of Expertise by Anders Ericsson

The Art of Learning by Josh Waitzkin

Music based books

The string teacher’s cookbook, creative recipes for a successful program 
Cello mind by Hans Jensen

Practice mind by Hans Jensen

Teaching from the balance point by Ed Kreitman

The Suzuki concept by Elizabeth Mills

Cello by William Pleeth

Helping parents practice by Ed Sprunger

To Learn with love by W.Starr

Ability development from Age Zero by Shinichi Suzuki

Nurtured by love by Shinichi Suzuki

Teaching Suzuki Cello by Charlene Wilson

Effortless mastery by Kenny Werner

Cello playing is easy series by Tanya Carey