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5 Self-help books women must read – a list

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5 self-help books by women authors must read for girls women

Though books are to be read by everyone irrespective of differences, there are books that are suitable for a set of readers – children’s books, business books, sports books, and so on. Likewise, there are a few wonderful self-help titles that will be highly beneficial for women readers. Written by women themselves, mostly, these books are helpful for readers in many ways – understanding, realising, initiating, and acting. I have decided to include 5 books on this list. I am sure readers will like the books. You can also get these books by clicking on the purchase links given at the end of every listing.

Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear by Elizabeth Gilbert: Those who are suffering from creative blocks will find the book useful in many different ways. Elizabeth focuses on practical suggestions that would help readers let go of their fears of various kinds and embrace free-flowing creativity in life. The book has been a bestseller internationally. Women who have to keep their creativity in the backseat (for many different reasons) will find the ideas to rekindle the creative fire in them by reading this book. Get a copy here: click here to buy from Amazon.

The Confidence Code: The Science and Art of Self-Assurance—What Women Should Know by Katty Kay and Claire Shipman: Women who want to understand the psychology and science behind confidence, and excel in their personal and professional lives. Based on research and interviews done with successful women in various fields, the authors argue why women lack confidence and the ways to eliminate doubts and boost self-confidence. This one will be an impactful read for any woman! Get a copy now – click here.

The Kintsugi Moms by Dr Haseena Chokkiyil: Like the book above, this book by Dr Haseena Chokkiyil is a compilation of interactions and counselling sessions with victims of social and family injustice. The first part brings out the stories of the pain and suffering of eight women. However, the protagonists also rise and stand up against everything in front of them, succeed and thrive making their way forward. In the second part of the book, the author has included tips and suggestions for readers who want to get rid of fears, baggage that bogs them down, and negativity – the author advocates holistic healing as a cure. You can get the book from Amazon India – click here to buy it now.

Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead by Sheryl Sanberg: Sheryl Sanberg is herself a leader, a proven name, a willing personality and someone women can look up to! Her book Lean In has been a bestseller globally. She discusses the challenges women face in the workplace and also the ways to overcome the same, and eventually become leaders in the field. The book has gained recognition and appreciation for an honest depiction of various perspectives concerning women in the workplace. Sheryl’s ideas are simple, easy to understand and convenient to follow. You can get a copy of this book from Amazon India by clicking the link: get a copy from Amazon.

Untamed by Glennon Doyle: Untamed is a memoir by bestselling author Glennon Doyle. The NYT bestseller, this book has many things that will communicate to the readers the meaning of being a woman in today’s society. Through her personal story, including that of her addiction, motherhood, and struggles of various kinds, Glennon Doyle has tried to discuss the phases of life women go through, what can break them down and how to come back from a fall to become victorious again. The book has been appreciated by readers and critics for its honest portrayal of prevalent conditions in society. You can get a copy from Amazon India – click here to buy it now.


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