We all need encouragement sometimes, but especially during the upheaval COVID has caused.
Humankind: A Hopeful History
Rutger Bregman$18.99 $17.66
r Rutger Bregman provides new perspective on the past 200,000 years of human history, setting out to prove that we are hardwired for kindness, geared toward cooperation rather than competition, and more inclined to trust rather than distrust one another.
Getting Back to Happy: Change Your Thoughts, Change Your Reality, and Turn Your Trials Into Triumphs
Angel Chernoff and Marc Chernoff$27.00
A wonderful book for anyone wondering trying to make a change. I myself noticed a few years ago that I was having more unhappy days than otherwise and have successfully turned that around and so can you, no matter your situation. -Jill Hendrix, owner
The Power of Knitting: Stitching Together Our Lives in a Fractured World
Loretta Napoleoni$20.00 $18.60
My mom is a huge knitter and during the pandemic I returned to my hobby, cross stitch, and have found it very meditative.
You Are Essential: 100 Inspirational Reminders of How Much You Matter
Thomas Nelson Gift Books$14.99 $13.94
Every single person is essential, no matter what the government says.
Healing After Loss:: Daily Meditations for Working Through Grief
Martha W Hickman$18.99 $17.66
Our hearts go out to all who lost loved ones to COVID-19
A Paradise Built in Hell: The Extraordinary Communities That Arise in Disaster
Rebecca Solnit$18.00 $16.74
Disasters often bring out the best in people.
I Hope This Finds You Well: Poems
Kate Baer$12.00 $11.16
Encouraging poetry created out of the comments from online trolls. A wonderful example of resilience.
The Book of Hope: A Survival Guide for Trying Times
Jane Goodall and Douglas Abrams$28.00 $26.04
Affirmations for Turbulent Times: Resonant Words to Soothe Body and Mind
Sarah Peyton$17.95 $16.69
When Things Fall Apart: Heart Advice for Difficult Times
Pema Chodron$16.95 $15.76
Welcoming the Unwelcome: Wholehearted Living in a Brokenhearted World
Pema Chödrön$24.95 $23.20
The Places That Scare You: A Guide to Fearlessness in Difficult Times
Pema Chödrön$16.95 $15.76
Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead
Brené Brown$17.00 $15.81
Brene Brown is the bomb.
Rising Strong: How the Ability to Reset Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead
Brené Brown$18.00 $16.74
Brene Brown is the bomb.
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Laughter Is the Best Medicine: 101 Feel Good Stories
Amy Newmark$14.95 $13.90
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Think Positive, Live Happy: 101 Stories about Creating Your Best Life
Deborah Norville and Amy Newmark$14.95
Joy at Work: Organizing Your Professional Life
Marie Kondo and Scott Sonenshein$24.00 $22.32
Now that many of us are working from home, I think it's even more important to keep your workspace tidy. I found her first book actually life-changing :)
No Mud, No Lotus: The Art of Transforming Suffering
Thich Nhat Hanh$14.95 $13.90
Glennon Doyle$28.00 $26.04
Glennon Doyle is right up there with Brene Brown for me.
The Book of Delights: Essays
Ross Gay$24.95 $23.20