All the book lovers reading this blog would agree with me when I say this, books have amazing healing power, and when you have books with you, you are never alone, isn’t it? I highly recommend these ten inspiring books every woman should read once to feel inspired and awesome.
Sounds great! Yes! There are abundant books available out there that can bring out a lot of change in our perceptions and thinking ability just by reading them and practicing what the book asks us to.
So here is the list of such awesomeness, you can pick one for yourself and start the journey of self-improvement the easiest way.
10 Highly Inspiring Books Every Woman Should Read
How to beat that imposter syndrome? How to channelize your energy in the right direction? How to feel liberated while being alone? So many questions, ONE ANSWER. Lady, pick up a book from the stack of these awesome bunch of books every woman should read to feel inspired, motivated, and encouraged to take charge of her life.
In my last blog, I shared a list of 25 self-help books that will help you to build self-resilience and bring about self-awareness. Here is my list of 10 books every woman should read once in her lifetime to understand her true purpose of life, to be able to see things differently, and to be able to become self-reliant.
1.) Girl, Wash Your Face – Rachel Hollis
Stop believing the lies about who you are so you can become who you were meant to be, says the author Rachel Hollis in her book. A sassy combination of honesty, humor, and, no-nonsense advice which you will enjoy.
Surely one of the best books every woman should read, as this book will help you to realize how we get overwhelmed by minuscule looking things in life and later laugh on it. How we obsess over feeling unworthy and lose our confidence.
2.) You Are a Badass – Jen Sincero
How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life. If you’re ready to make some changes in your life, You Are a Badass will surely help you.
It will help you to identify and change the self-sabotaging beliefs and behaviors that stop you from getting what you want and enable you to learn to love yourself and others, set big goals, and reach them. Create a life you want and start it now!
3.) Millionaire Housewives – Rinku Paul & Puja Singhal
A powerful compilation of 12 stories of women from different walks of life, with absolutely no prior experience in business and enterprising skills, yet managed to swim across the tide and made a mark for themselves. It was a gift I had received from SHEROES, The women-only social network.
Besides the motivation and inspiration you crave, this book will help you to embark on your journey of a mind-shift with its valuable lessons any homemaker can apply if she wants to get into entrepreneurship
4.) To Kill A Mockingbird – Harper Lee
To Kill A Mockingbird takes readers to the roots of human behavior. It is a story so real it cuts through every pretense and false perception of human nature.
It is about people, real people who are at the center of moral conflict which even we in the modern era face every day. Compassionate, dramatic, and deeply moving storyline. A profoundly moving book.
5.) The Alchemist – Paulo Coehlo
A fabulous book by Brazilian author Paulo Coehlo where he shares a story of a shepherd boy named Santiago who travels from his homeland in Spain to the Egyptian desert in search of a treasure buried near the Pyramids.
The story of Santiago is an eternal testament to the transforming power of our dreams and the importance of listening to our hearts. One of the best books every woman should read if they want a guide to finding her true destiny or purpose in life.
6.) Ikigai – Albert Liebermann and Hector Garcia
I am in love with this book, the book cover, and the entire essence of this book, Ikigai is just mesmerizing. What makes a woman happy? Good food and a good book so here is a not-to-miss book for anyone who is finding a meaning to get up every morning and be awesome.
This book shares the secrets of the Japanese culture of longevity and a happy life. This book will give you the life-changing tools to uncover your personal ikigai and help you find your true purpose in life.
7.) Wabi Sabi – Beth Kempton
Japanese Wisdom for a Perfectly Imperfect Life. A captivating concept from Japanese aesthetics, which helps us to see the beauty in imperfection, appreciate the simplicity and accept the transient nature of all things.
It will help you change the way you see the world. I found this book a refreshing antidote to the daily intricacies of life. Wabi-sabi, the ebook, will teach you to find more joy and inspiration throughout your perfectly imperfect life.
8.) The PCOD – Thyroid Book -Rujuta Diwekar
One of my friends suggested this book to me when I was diagnosed with Hypothyroidism. This book talks about the four strategies to Counter PCOD and Hypothyroid and Including FAQs with Detailed Answers.
In the course of this book, nutritionist and fitness expert Rujuta Diwekar examines PCOD and hypothyroidism and their causes and symptoms and suggests lifestyle changes to help get over these.
9.) Lady, You’re the Boss – Apurva Purohit
One of the simplest books sharing the most difficult struggles women often go through in family and at the workplace. In this book author, Apurva Purohit shares how we can stay motivated in spite of all the difficulties we come across in our daily life.
This book will help you realize that you are not alone and there are many women going through a similar situation and we are together in this, so let’s walk the road with pride and dignity because lady, you are the boss!
10.) Make Love not Scars – Ria Sharma
Make Love Not Scars is an unusual coming-of-age tale. This book not only inspiringly talks about acid-attack survivors but also shows how we should be compassionate and be able to help them too.
Grab this book if you want to get up and get going in any come what may situation and make the most of your life.
To conclude, I would say that from building your vocabulary to reducing stress, preventing your cognitive decline and increasing your ability to empathize, finding motivation and strength, reading books is an easy way to look after your mind and body.
Whether you’re an avid reader or wish to read more, I hope you like this compilation of mine:)
Love and Light!
Priyanka Nair is the author of 26 Days 26 Ways for a Happier you and Ardhaviram. An NLP practitioner and Founder of Sanity Daily, helping you prioritize your mental health. Let’s build a happy community.