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4 Self Help Books to Add to Your Shelf Right Now

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With spring and summer right around the corner, something that is on most of our minds is looking good. What we often forget about is that feeling good on the inside is equally as important, if not more! The pandemic has thankfully brought many mental health activists to the forefront, many of whom promote self-love and self-care. One of our favorite ways to practice self-care is by unwinding (with a glass of wine) and reading a good book, namely, self-help books!


Self help books are great way to really get the juices flowing. Often, self-help books provide readers with new ways of thinking and pieces of advice we may not have otherwise gotten. They are chock full of uplifting and motivating content that is sure to boost your vibe, and can prompt you to pick up healthy habits!

Don’t know where to start? We’ve got you covered with some of our favorite self-help books!

Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff…And it’s All Small Stuff: Simple Ways to Keep the Little Things from Taking Over Your Life by Richard Carlson

Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff

If you are anything like us, you hyper-focus and overthink the smallest things. This book helps with just that! Written by Dr. Richard Carlson this self-help classic is all about stopping the small things in life from bothering you. During these stressful times, it’s more important than ever to just calm down. This book includes over 100 meditations to help you live in the present and live each day as if it is your last. Sadly, Dr. Carlson passed away in 2006 from a pulmonary embolism, but his transformational book remains impactful readers today!

Good Vibes, Good Life: How Self-Love Is the Key to Unlocking Your Greatness by Vex King

Calm Moment

We are convinced that self-love is the ultimate key to a happy life! Not convinced yet? Try giving Vex King’s book a read. In Good Vibes, Good Life, King shares all his secrets on how to live a truly happy life by practicing self-care and prioritizing yourself. He teaches readers how to practice mindful activities like meditation, and manifestation. Most importantly, he teaches readers how to transform negative energy into positive energy, which something we could all benefit from these days!

Girl, Wash Your Face: Stop Believing the Lies About Who You Are So You Can Become Who You Were Meant to Be by Rachel Hollis


Every woman needs this book on their shelf right now. Period. In this amazing and beautiful self help book, Hollis reassures women that even when you think that everyone has it figured out, they don’t. In her award winning book, she exposes twenty lies about life that consistently hold women back from thriving and living their best life. Even better? She reveals all her favorite practices and strategies that helped her jump over her own personal hurdles.

Untamed by Glennon Doyle


If you aren’t familiar with Glennon Doyle, get to know the iconic activist and best-selling author in Untamed. Named the “patron saint of female empowerment” by People magazine, Doyle’s most recent book explores the way our lives can be transformed when we start trusting ourselves and stop trying to live up to the often unrealistic expectations of others. Don’t walk to grab this one ladies, RUN!

What’s your favorite self-help book?

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