Get ready to tackle the new year with these 5 popular self-help books. Read them and pass them on to friends who could use a little inspiration, too.
Self-Care for the Real World by Nadia Narain and Katia Narain Phillips, $29
Reese Witherspoon called this book “a manual for everyone about real health from the inside out,” and Sienna Miller praise it equally, saying it was “sane, smart and deeply wise.”
Fair Play: A Game-Changing Solution for When You Have Too Much to Do (and More Life to Live) by Eve Rodsky, $11
A manual for getting a partner on board with sharing the household responsibilities, so you can go into the new year with better mental health, stronger marriage and the ability to focus on your career and family.
The Subtle Art of Not Giving a Fuck by Mark Manson, $15
This is a counterintuitive read that blasts the constant search for positivity in life, and that makes this book as refreshing as its title makes it sound. Instead, focus on values you can control, and you’ll find happiness.
You Are a F*cking Awesome Mom: So Embrace the Chaos, Get Over the Guilt, and Be True to You by Leslie Anne Bruce, $16
This funny and raw parenthood book empowers moms who are truly “in it”. Reality star Lauren Conrad said “She is refreshingly honest, non-judgmental and always hilarious.”
Why Has Nobody Told Me This Before? By Dr. Julie Smith, $25
If therapy has been on your list but you haven’t gotten there, this book is a good at-home start. Filled with tools from her years as a clinical psychological, Dr. Smith’s words will help readers tackle anxiety, build self-confidence and more.