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Even though finding time to sit and read a book between juggling work and being a mom is hard it can be so powerful to sit down and dive into a great self-help book.
Books can be so helpful, and I believe they should be a part of our everyday lives. ( when we can ) They can take us away into a land full of wonder and love; they can help us feel motivated and determined. They can also remind us that we are powerful.
Since I started reading self-development books, my life has changed so much. Self-help books keep me motivated and determined. These books are great for moms who need to be reminded that the world is full of possibilities.
Best Self-Help Books for Moms
I’m putting together a list of self-help books and inspirational books that I want to read so I thought I’d compile them all here for you to look through as well. Some of these books I’ve read are my favorite and some are on my reading list. Remember to breathe mama breathe.
How do You Find Time to Read?
I always wished I had more time to read until I subscribed to Audible. Audiobooks are great for moms.
You can get an audiobook a month for only $14.95 a month. You can get any title you want once a month and listen to it while you work, cook, clean, or even while you’re out for a walk!
I started with the free trial and loved it. You get 2 free books to get you started with and then 30% off some book titles going forward. If you don’t enjoy it during those 30 days it’s an easy cancel. So easy!
Inspirational Books for Moms
Books to inspire, motivate and empower you. Cozy up to one of these great titles when you find some time to fit some reading into your busy day.
Maxed Out: American Moms on the Brink
Katrina Alcorn tells her story about how she had it all and was still unhappy. A good job, supportive boss, wonderful husband, and three kids, and yet she still had a breakdown. Sharing her inspiring story and what she did and adding some research about careers and work lives.
I haven’t read this book but I can’t wait to read it. In this book, Michelle invites us into her world and shares her stories as a girl living in the south side of Chicago to her days in the white house. She is an inspirational woman and I can’t wait to read her story and learn from her.
It’s so motivating to read stories of women so inspiring. We can accomplish great things and reading stories of others who have done that is a great reminder that we all have that same power within us.
No More Perfect Moms
A book highlights that motherhood is not perfect, and life is not perfect. We are dealing with mental health, raising kids, and daily life is crazy. Changing the way we see perfect and accepting the reality, the messy, unorganized realities of motherhood.
I’ve watched this movie and it was so good. A perfect movie for the entire family. It’s so heartwarming and full of great lessons. I know the book is going to be an amazing read. My teenage son also enjoyed the book.
The Best Self Help Books for Moms
Self-help books to help you unleash the power you have within you. You already have everything it takes to live your best life. Let’s unleash it.
Girl, Wash Your Face
This book has to be at the top of my list. It is one of my favorites! Rachel Hollis gets us out of our head and shows us just how much ability and power we have within us. This is a must-read for sure! I just know you’re going to love it. Stay-at-home moms, and working moms, this book is for you.
Girl, Stop Apologizing
Rachel Hollis does it again as she goes in-depth about why we apologize and shows us that we are ok just the way we are. We don’t have to apologize if we’re not “that mom” or woman. Another hit from Rachel Hollis. Every woman should read and own this book. A truly inspirational book that all moms and women will enjoy.
You are a Badass
This book is one of the first books I read that really helped me see that my life can be anything I set my mind out to make it. So inspiring and motivating. I suggest grabbing the second book called How to be a Badass at Making Money to read after this one.
You are a Badass at Making Money
This book changed my relationship and views with money. Once my relationship with money changed, I stopped worrying about money. Isn’t that incredible? It’s a truly freeing mindset and I highly encourage you to read this book.
Everything is Figure Outable
This book helps you put together a plan. It teaches you that everything is achievable. It’s a book about mindset, determination, and finding that fire within you. I have this book ready to go in my audible account and I can’t wait to listen to it.
Created to help us be more creative and live a more creative life. This book talks to us about our habits and it teaches us how to tap into the creative traits we have to offer and don’t even know it. This book will lead you to live a more mindful, creative, and passionate life. Calling all creators, this book is for you! Let’s live a magical life, shall we?
The Gifts of Imperfection
A best-seller and has already sold more than 2 million copies. This book was written to help you overcome fears, and your self-consciousness, and to help us to believe that we are truly worthy. Let’s accept our imperfections and live a life an authentic life, one we’re meant to live.
The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck
This book is one I can’t wait to read. It’s the flip side of “being positive” it talks about us being able to live in reality and deal with the way life is which sometimes isn’t always positive and cheery. He uses the term “not making lemonade out of lemons but to stomach the lemons in a better way” Fascinating and I think we could all use this read in our lives. Let’s start living intentionally.
Self Help Books Summary
Once I started reading personal development books, I found so much inspiration in my life. Self-help books keep me motivated and excite for me to reach my next goals.
I love sharing some of the books that have inspired me in the last 5 years, but I’d love to hear your favorites too. Feel free to email me your favorites at firstname.lastname@example.org and I’ll it to this post.
I hope you enjoy these self-help and inspiring books for mom. Snuggle up with a good book and take care of yourself, mama!
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