Recommended Reads

Self-help books to get you from where you are to who you would like to become

I’ve always believed that reading is the most cost-effective way to learn new things on this journey of self-empowerment. Moreover, books offer glimpses into varied landscapes. From the fantastical realms of fiction to the uncharted territories of our inner selves. Over time, I’ve encountered numerous books that have served as guiding lights. They’ve helped me navigate the intricate tapestry of life’s experiences, especially those elusive moments that defy easy explanation. Because of the power that comes from one purchase, books are an invaluable asset for anyone on this journey of self-love.

I’ve curated these selections with the belief that while not every book resonates with everyone, each one has the potential to serve as a bridge on your path to self-discovery.  It is my hope that within these pages, you’ll find an array of literary companions geared toward personal development and nurturing the most important relationship of all—your relationship with yourself.

May these readings become allies on your self-empowerment journey, illuminating the way forward and aiding in the discovery of profound self-acceptance and empowerment. I have not been commissioned in any way to promote these books. These are in fact a collection of books that I have read on my own personal development journey that have profoundly shaped the way I view of self and the world around me.  

Personal Experience

There are some books that are difficult to get through. That book for me is Mother Hunger by Kelly McDaniel. If you looking for something that will help you understand your relationship with your mother then this is one that you definitely need to brace yourself for before you get into it.

Each book has helped me in profound ways and I know that they will help you too. Perhaps not in the exact same ways that they helped me but there will definitely be nuggets of transformation that will come from these books for you too. These are my recommended reads that will bridge the gap from where you are to who you would like to become.

Mother Hunger: How Adult Daughters Can Understand and Heal from Lost Nurturance, Protection and Guidance - Kelly McDaniel

This book truly hit home, offering profound insights into understanding and healing from the complexities of our maternal relationships. It's a heartfelt guide with invaluable strategies for healing and growth.

8 Rules of Love - Jay Shetty

Jay Shetty's wisdom in this book is mind-blowing! He dives deep into relationships, offering practical yet profound advice on love and personal development. It's a must-read for navigating meaningful connections.

Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead - Brené Brown

Brené Brown's take on vulnerability and courage is a game-changer. Her research-backed insights into embracing vulnerability for personal growth and genuine connections are eye-opening and empowering.

The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment - Eckhart Tolle

Tolle's teachings on mindfulness and living in the present are simply life-transforming! This book offers a refreshing perspective on finding peace and joy in every moment.

Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus: A Practical Guide for Improving Communication and Getting What You Want in Your Relationships - John Gray

John Gray's book sheds light on understanding and bridging the differences between genders. It's packed with practical tools for improved communication and stronger relationships.

Big Magic: How to Live a Creative Life, and Let Go of Your Fear - Elizabeth Gilbert

Elizabeth Gilbert celebrates creativity and inspiration in a way that's contagious! Her book redefines creativity, urging us to fearlessly pursue our passions and embrace curiosity.

Got a book recommendation that will benefit us all? Don’t hesitate to send it my way!