Ross Gay$24.95 $23.20
Sonya Renee Taylor$18.95 $17.62
Mia Birdsong$17.99 $16.73
Pema Chodron$16.95 $15.76
Pema's style is honest accessible and true. I return to her books again and again.
Pema Chödrön$16.95 $15.76
Resmaa Menakem$17.95 $16.69
The author, Resmaa Menakem had a beautiful interview on the podcast On Being that I highly recommend. This book helps connect us to our bodies as we navigate healing white-body supremacy.
Martha Beck$17.00 $15.81
Martha Beck combines creativity and individual approach with some science and great research mixed in.
To me, pursuing a "happier life" is worthwhile as her approach supports us in a practice of following our inner voice. Happiness is actually a side benefit of getting to know your true self.
Michelle Obama$32.50 $30.23
An inspiring book that shares Michelle Obama's life behind the scenes and leading up to time in the White House.
A Mind at Home with Itself: How Asking Four Questions Can Free Your Mind, Open Your Heart, and Turn Your World Around
Stephen Mitchell and Byron Katie$16.99
Byron Katie is a wonderful teacher. I gained a better understanding of her work though videos on her website - the book is good but seeing her in action is amazing.
Mark Manson$26.99 $25.10
I resisted Mark Manson's books because the titles felt really "marketing-y" but when I read the book, I was swayed. He's great at capturing classic concepts in a fresh, humorous way.
10% Happier: How I Tamed the Voice in My Head, Reduced Stress Without Losing My Edge, and Found Self-Help That Actually Works--A Tr (Anniversary)
Dan Harris$16.99 $15.80
I'll admit, I haven't read this one but I've enjoyed his podcast by the same title. Check it out if you're interested in hearing someone talk about meditation without the "woo-woo" factor.
Brené Brown$18.00 $16.74
Brené Brown forever. Her podcast Unlocking Us is not to be missed.
Shonda Rhimes$18.99 $17.66
This is a personal account of Shonda Rhimes life changing year. I haven't watched many of her shows (but do love an episode of two of Scandal... popcorn and red wine for dinner) but loved her honest account of her life and challenges of making new choices. Funny, inspiring and highly relatable.
Jessica Pan$16.99 $15.80
This is another story of a yearlong challenge to transform a life. As a fellow introvert, I appreciated her honesty and humor about goals set and taking bold actions (some with mediocre results). It's an easy read and refreshing to see a transformational year from the inside.
Happier at Home: Kiss More, Jump More, Abandon Self-Control, and My Other Experiments in Everyday Life
Gretchen Rubin always has practical, applicable advice with impact. I enjoyed this because she goes beyond addressing "self" and looks at home and family life. It's sweet but told with clear-eyed realism.
Better Than Before: What I Learned about Making and Breaking Habits--To Sleep More, Quit Sugar, Procrastinate Less, and Generally Build a
Gretchen Rubin$17.00 $15.81
Gretchen's podcast Happier is hosted with her sister and builds on these challenges and explorations. Highly recommend.
Clear Your Clutter with Feng Shui (Revised and Updated): Free Yourself from Physical, Mental, Emotional, and Spiritual Clutter Forever (Revised, Updat
Karen Kingston$14.99 $13.94
This book has been around awhile - long before Marie Kondo - but helped me see clutter clearing with new eyes.
Rosamund Stone Zander$18.00
I actually read The Art of Possibility, which I couldn't find in the ISBN list (?). Fresh, uplifting ideas about how to open more possibility.
Susan Cain$18.00 $16.74
This book helped me understand introversion and how to stay recharged in an extroverted world.
Carol S. Dweck$17.00 $15.81
Growth mindset is an enormously helpful lens when we want to grow, change, and start new things.
Isabel Wilkerson$32.00 $29.76
New! Just got this over the weekend and diving in now.