Practicing self-love and healing is at the heart of personal growth and wellness. Yes, the journey of self-discovery requires courage, but it is filled with immense rewards on this less-traveled path.
In this list of books on self-love and healing, our hope is that you will find valuable insights and tools to help your personal growth. We've picked books we feel delve into topics such as self-acceptance, compassion, spirituality, mindfulness, and more, providing you with a wealth of knowledge, insight, and inspiration to help you on your journey.
At Activ8 Posture, we encourage people to continue their own exploration of self-love and healing and to always trust in their own inner wisdom.
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Recommended Books on Self Love and Healing
The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You're Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are by Brené Brown
"Authenticity is the daily practice of letting go of who we think we're supposed to be and embracing who we are." - Brené Brown
You Are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life by Jen Sincero
"DO NOT WASTE YOUR PRECIOUS TIME GIVING ONE SINGLE CRAP ABOUT WHAT ANYBODY ELSE THINKS OF YOU." - Jen Sincero
“Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath.” - Eckhart Tolle
"Believing that something is wrong with us is a deep and tenacious suffering." - Tara Brach
“Self-love is the balance between accepting yourself as you are while knowing you deserve better, and then working towards it.” - Vex King
“Living in a female body, a Black body, an aging body, a fat body, a body with mental illness is to awaken daily to a planet that expects a certain set of apologies to already live on our tongues. There is a level of “not enough” or “too much” sewn into these strands of difference.” - Sonya Renee Taylor
“Being human is not hard because you're doing it wrong, it's hard because you're doing it right. You will never change the fact that being human is hard, so you must change your idea that it was ever supposed to be easy.” - Glennon Doyle
"Everything is temporary. You can’t keep a white-knuckled hold on what you love or on what has hurt you. Loosen your grip on your grief today, if only a bit." - Maggie Smith
The Self-Love Workbook: A Life-Changing Guide to Boost Self-Esteem, Recognize Your Worth and Find Genuine Happiness by Shainna Ali Ph.D.
"Self-love allows you not only to see your true self, but to truly accept who you are wholeheartedly. With this acceptance comes the freedom and confidence to live your life to its fullest. It’s time to conquer self-doubt and self-sabotage. It’s time to love yourself!" - Shainna Ali
“I am not lucky. You know what I am? I am smart, I am talented, I take advantage of the opportunities that come my way and I work really, really hard. Don’t call me lucky. Call me a badass.” - Shonda Rhimes
The Change Guidebook: How to Align Your Heart, Truths, and Energy to Find Success in Areas of Your Life by Elizabeth Hamilton-Guarino
We must think with our heart.
Live and show up authentically.
Understand you go where you place your energy.
When these things align, you can do anything.” - Elizabeth Hamilton-Guarino
The Self-Love Experiment: Fifteen Principles for Becoming More Kind, Compassionate, and Accepting of Yourself by Shannon Kaiser
“But the reality is that no matter what your current circumstances, if you can picture and imagine your life the way you want it to be, if you can think about it being better, then you can indeed create it.” - Shannon Kaiser
“The universe buries strange jewels deep within us all, and then stands back to see if we can find them.” - Elizabeth Gilbert
"I want to rattle you to the truth of who you are in all your myriad colors, and help you find the confidence to handle life's ups and downs by entering every relationship with a more assertive spine, transparent modes of self-expression, and a vibrant heart." - Angela McKinney