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Top 6 books every self-care junkie should read

The Book of Self-Care: Remedies for Healing Mind, Body, and Soul
Mary Beth Janssen

Author Mary Beth Janssen has compiled a variety of exercises and activities in this easy-to-follow guide. This is an especially helpful book for those who don’t know how to deal with unprocessed emotions. We all know how our feelings can get carried away and practicing mindfulness is the start to a healthier life.

Only Love Today: Reminders to Breathe More, Stress Less, and Choose Love
Rachel Macy Stafford

Don’t you just hate when books get very commanding and just start telling you what’s right and wrong? This isn’t one of them. Rachel Macy Stafford knows how to connect with her readers in a conversational way. It’s inspirational and challenges you to hope for better days.

The Self-Love Experiment
Shannon Kaiser

If going into a new routine for self-improvement seems daunting to you, this book’s mission is to make it simple. Shannon Kaiser writes about how change is achieved by improving small, daily habits that make massive changes.

A Year of Positive Thinking: Daily Inspiration, Wisdom, and Courage
Cyndie Spiegel

This day-to-day guide on happiness and fulfillment is easy to follow and absolutely full of powerful messages. It provides easily digestible information backed by positive psychology, personal development principles and neuroscience. Especially effective for those who don’t like having to read a whole book at once.

Little Book of Mindfulness: 10 minutes a day to less stress, more peace
Dr. Patrizia Collard

If doing self-care is the way you cope with living a stressful life, then this one is perfect. Coming from the expert herself, Dr. Patrizia Collard has put together this easy read. It’s like having a stress management consultant in one little book.

Present Over Perfect: Leaving Behind Frantic for a Simpler, More Soulful Way of Living 
Shauna Niequist

This book is a compilation of essays that shifts the focus on the most effective way to rediscover yourself. It’s warm, earnest and vulnerable. Perfect for anyone who wants to escape a frantic life.