The Most Invaluable Self-Help Books for Women Part 1

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Women in the modern world are made aware early in life (much sooner than guys, in fact) that the world is a scary place filled with difficulties, malicious people, and unexpected situations that most aren’t equipped to deal with on their own.

When you find yourself in a such a place where you have no idea how to deal with, don’t despair, remember that the power is always within you.You can help yourself tap that potential by reading the best self-help books written for women. You will only become stronger for it.

#1 The Ego Death Experience by Tiffani Purdy

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Tiffani Purdy is a life coach specializing in conscious emotional communication and family harmony. In her Amazon best-seller, The Ego Death Experience: How to Boldly Face Death & Achieve the Ultimate Rebirth, Tiffani writes about the psychology of identifying and breaking limiting beliefs.

Inside, you’ll be walked through the six step process of the Stages of Ego Death and Rebirth along with Tiffani and a few of her clients, so you can see what this looks like in real life – and how beautiful it can really be on the other side of this experience.

#2 Celebrating Solitude by Rachel Astarte

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Solitude is not a retreat from the world, but rather a way to recharge our energies – our Holy Selves – for the world. Many of us have so many obligations that we spread ourselves too thin, inviting a tremendous amount of stress into our lives. Although we may fantasize about a few moments of peace for ourselves, the reality seems impractical, pointless, or even selfish.

According to psychotherapist, transformational coach, and educator Rachel Astarte, nothing can be further from the truth. When we take even a few minutes a day to discover and honor our true selves, we develop an endless resource for giving to all around us. It’s when we don’t take time to regroup that we end up burned out and still trying to give when there’s nothing left.

Part how-to, part memoir, Astarte’s guide to developing a regular Solitude Practice helps readers understand why alone time is essential. It leads the way toward carving out time for ourselves and offers suggestions for what to do during our practice that will help us develop the highest self we can be.

#3 Happy Again! The Art of Positive Separation by Eveline Jurry

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This is the definitive, step-by-step guide to creating a positive separation. In it, you will learn the five steps of Jurry’s proven Positive Separation Method™, and discover how you can navigate the challenging process of divorce, breakup, or separation in an empowered and healthy way.

Combining practical baby steps, self-examination, and consciously-directed vision, this method will help you step out of the chaos and drama and into a vision of a new, happy life. Jurry’s loving but no-nonsense approach will quickly pull you into a positive spiral of forward-moving thoughts, emotions, and actions.

#4 The Resilience Factor Is Your Superpower by Pattie Vargas

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This book is intended to help women not just survive a life crisis – but grow from it and encourage others to do it too. Pattie shares her own journey from victim to personal growth. As she notes, When we put together the strategic plan for our life, we don’t include milestones of suffering: here’s where I lose my job; around here is where my house burns down. However, along with the triggering event, whatever it may be, comes the possibility for growth. You begin to awaken to the idea that you can overcome this – not just to survive, but to learn and grow, so you can encourage others to do the same. That’s what Pattie calls The Resilience Factor.

#5 The Defining Decade by Meg Jay

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In this fantastic read for women in their twenties, clinical psychologist and author Meg Jay directly challenges the thirty-is-the-new-twenty culture. With powerful anecdotes and extensive research, Jay makes a strong case for being intentional about how you spend your twenties. She covers an array of important topics – building identity capital and leveraging your weak tie connections, finding meaning in your career, avoiding common pitfalls in dating, living with a partner, and family planning.

#6 A Year of Living Kindly by Donna Cameron

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At a time when incivility has reached epidemic proportions, women seem to be especially frustrated by what we’re seeing. Many are wondering if this is the new normal-and hoping desperately that it’s not. But it’s up to each of us to choose whether we will spread an epidemic of incivility or foster one of kindness. Kindness is the best antidote to incivility and it’s also a prescription for greater health, happiness, and success.

A YEAR OF LIVING KINDLY is an inspiring, practical guide to help readers make a commitment to kindness. It explores both the why and how of kindness-using stories, observations, research, and humor to show the benefits, barriers, and skills of kindness. The book illustrates how each of us can strengthen our kindness muscle, ultimately changing our lives . . . and maybe the world.

#7 You Can’t Ruin My Day by Allen Klein

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There are so many things that can ruin a woman’s day, i.e., traffic getting to work, rude co-workers or overbearing bosses. On top of that, there could also be dealing with kids, spouses, or siblings.

You Can’t Ruin My Day has suggestions for all of that, and more. It contains 52 themes to help women take back their power and not let other people, or other situations, ruin your day. This book is not only filled with wise words but also inspiring stories and anecdotes, insightful and motivational quotations, and lighthearted and laugh-producing material.

#8 Quitting by Design by Dr. Lynn Marie Morski

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Dr. Lynn Marie Morski knows how to address fears and prepare your health, relationships, and finances for a quit because she’s been there time and again. She has quit educational pursuits, jobs, careers, relationships, political parties…you name it; she’s found a way to quit it while maximizing the benefits and minimizing the challenges associated with major life changes. And she wants nothing more than to pass these skills along to you. With this book, Dr. Morski aims to pass on what she’s learned about quitting not only from her own experiences, but also through interviews with others who have made successful quits themselves. She tackles the stigma surrounding quitting, while highlighting what a useful and necessary tool it can be in carving out a life you enjoy.

#9 Beautifully Bare, Undeniably You by Habiba Zaman and Shalon Irving

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Beautifully Bare, Undeniably You is a book about the journey of discovering one’s truest self. Following a therapeutic process, the reader is guided along a path to gain a more comprehensive understanding of who they are and the factors that have contributed to their current state of being. Interwoven with powerful song lyrics, each section represents a different, yet interconnected stage along this process. Each section and/or chapter includes the following: a therapeutic or theoretical explanation of the given stage in the process, one or more techniques identified to help reader successfully navigate the process, and at least one vignette that represents a time in the lived experiences of one or both authors, which exemplifies either our struggle or successes during our journey.

#10 Diana’s Dreams by Joan Hanger

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As a close friend and confidante of Princess Diana, Joan would interpret Diana’s dreams during her life. Diana’s Dreams provides a detailed analysis of her dreams and explains all manner of dream themes. My book describes Diana through her dreams – it is a personal account. It shows how she changed through the years, overcoming the trials and tribulations that we all face at some time or another in our lives, says Hanger. Hanger asserts that readers may find dreams that will resonate with them, allowing for them to connect to their own dreams and apply personal meaning to their life on a daily basis.

#11 Time to Parent by Julie Morgenstern

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From New York Times bestselling author Julie Morgenstern, Time to Parent is the ultimate guide that time-stretched moms (and dads) have been craving for generations. In this insightful book, Morgenstern solves the universal problem of how to manage the conflicting priorities of the parenting years while creating quality time with your kids and for yourself.

#12 Girl, Wash Your Face by Rachel Hollis

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Girl, Wash Your Face is a great self help book for all women. Rachel Hollis teaches you how to overcome the lies that us, as women, often tell ourselves. These lies are what are holding us back from becoming the best versions of ourselves. Whether you’re a business woman or a stay at home mom, this book teaches you how to never give up on your dreams, and realize your self worth. By the end of this book, you’ll have a fire in you that you never knew was there! You’ll come out of it as motivated as ever, to reach your true potential. Rachel Hollis is the mentor you didn’t know you needed!

#13 Soular Power – Unlocking the Eight Gates to Joy and Abundance by Benson Simmonds

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Master energy healer and spiritual life coach, Benson Simmonds offers a fun, uplifting book that inspires you to shift from fear to love with ease and reclaim your divine self-worth and the true power of your soul. A fun, upbeat spiritual handbook that helps you shift from fear to love in 60 seconds or less.THINK ECKHART TOLLE MEETS TINA FEY! This book has powerful, effective tools to help you love and value yourself!

#14 Thee Art of Me by Phyllis G Williams

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In Thee Art of Me, readers are encouraged to take an honest look at their experiences and reflect on the impact of those experiences through journaling.. Thee Art of Me has self-help strategies such as affirmations, goal setting in relationships, and creating a list of things that you like about yourself.

This is not your typical self-help book since it uses poetry, short stories, and haikus to address various issues such as feelings of inadequacy, building healthy relationships with others, and most importantly discovering who you are. In addition to literature as art, Thee Art of Me is beautifully designed with vivid picture inside the book. If you are looking to be the best version of yourself, despite some of life hardships.Thee Art of Me may Serve as a great resource.

#15 Brilliant Burnout by Nisha Jackson

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Between personal lives and careers, overwhelming demands have modern women burning out at epidemic proportions. If you feel as though your life is over or that you will never have the energy, good mood, or drive for success you once had, you couldn’t be more wrong. Brilliant Burnout by Nisha Jackson, PhD (River Grove Books) is the ultimate guide for women to beat burnout and lead happier, more powerful lives. Filled with step-by-step instructions and inspiring real-patient stories, Dr. Jackson – a nationally-recognized hormone expert and gynecology health specialist – reveals the secrets behind how some of the most successful and brilliant women have enhanced and changed their lives.

As a renowned lecturer, radio host, and columnist, Dr. Jackson’s groundbreaking burnout blueprint will help any woman not just survive but rise above the stress of their life and career. Through unique and cutting-edge testing, Brilliant Burnout exposes how burnout crises are irrefutably linked to hormonal imbalances with debilitating side effects. Her innovative techniques will make your mind, body, and health exactly where you want them to be.

Written by Eve O'Rourke

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