Maybe you should talk to someone: A therapist, Her Therapist, and Our Lives Revealed
By Lori Gottlieb
I cried, I laughed, and I learned so much about human behavior. This book read like a novel but still gave me the insight I craved for personal growth.
Year of Yes: How to Dance it out, Stand in the Sun and Be Your Own Person
By Shonda Rhimes
I am a huge Grey’s Anatomy fan, so hearing how the author created her characters was fascinating. I was empowered by this very successful, single mother sharing how One Word can make a huge difference in your life.
Braving the Wilderness: The Quest for the True Belonging and the Courage to Stand Alone
By Brene Brown
This book felt like it was written to communicate how to handle our current political climate with love and compassion. A must-read if you are looking to have hard conversations while still having an open heart.
By Ramani S. Durvasula, PH.D
Toxic people can suck the life out of you, learn how to identify and deal with the toxic people in your life.
By Glennon Doyle
Two different books but feel like both need a spot on our list. This is Glennon’s story dealing with addiction and an eating disorder, divorce, forgiveness, and courage. Her vulnerability is humbling and touching, her courage and strength are empowering.
Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones
By James Clear
Understanding why we do what we do is the first step in making changes in our life. Too often we know that what we are doing is wrong and bad for us, yet day after day we continue with bad habits. Atomic Habits gives you the tools and knowledge to finally make the change.
Boundaries: When to Say Yes, How to Say No to Take Control of Your Life
By Henry Cloud
When we love, we want to give, to say yes but this can lead to burn out and resentment. Learning that you can love and have healthy boundaries is the foundation to any healthy relationship. I love the examples on what is and isn’t healthy boundaries and the ways that we can gently, compassionately set healthy boundaries.
By Tara Westover
Empowering and inspiring. This autobiography talks about the obstacles that this amazing woman had to overcome to remove herself from a toxic family and teach herself to get into a top-notch college and the healing that she had to undergo to become a happy, loving woman.
Designing Your Life: Build a Life That Works for You
By Bill Burnett, Dave Evans
We have the ability to live the life of our dreams, or just wish for it. Designing your life will help you clarify and plan so that you can build a life that works for you.
The Untethered Soul: The Journey Beyond Yourself
By Michael A Singer
A book that speaks to your core. As I was reading it, I had true ah-ha moments, learning how to cultivate my own inner peace and that I am in charge of my own happiness felt freeing. This book is the cornerstone to your inward journey.
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