Best self help books for young women

by grace ashi
self help books for women

As a millennial woman going through the motions of adulting, self help books are exceptional for lifting up our mood and teaching us practical advice to apply to our lives. Not all are equal. Finding one by a reputable author is important. Since we are social distancing or in quarantine, this would be a perfect moment to focus on some personal growth. I believe everyone is always on a journey of growth.

In the face of adversity, there is nothing better than focusing on activities that make you optimistic for the future. As covid19 is still on the ride, Indulging in an outstanding book can work wonders and ignite some positive energy. Reading is a great way to take your mind off and ignite positive energy. I have put together a list of life-changing self help books every Millennial woman should read in her 20s and 30s. These books will boost your self-confidence, conquer self-doubt, and empower you to be the best version of yourself. I suggest signing up for audible or kindle by amazon. An unlimited number of books monthly for a single price.

The self help books for women in their 20s and 30s

  1. Girl, Wash Your Face: Stop Believing the Lies About Who You Are So You Can Become Who You Were Meant to Be

The book by Rachel Hollis “Girl, Wash Your Face: Stop Believing the Lies About Who You Are So You Can Become Who You Were Meant to Be” is a bestselling self-help book for young women, released in 2018. This book consists of 20 chapters, each one debunks a lie that Rachel believes to be true. She explains how to overcome these lies by giving real-life examples of her own experiences and past life. She doesn’t want this book to change your life but she wants you as a reader to take inspiration from this book to start making smaller changes in your life. 

  1. The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You’re Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are 

This book by Brené Brown is a masterpiece. 2 million copies have already been sold in more than 30 different languages. This self-help book is a work of art that helps you accept your imperfections. This book talks about the journey through her 10 guideposts to help readers understand their true strength of character through the courage to embrace their imperfection.

  1. The Power of Vulnerability: Teachings of Authenticity, Connection, and Courage

This self-help book is published by Brené Brown on November 15, 2020. In order to add meaning to this delightful novel, Brené Brown does a stellar job of sharing her individual experiences. This book is a life-changing experience, and her guideposts are worth paying attention to.  

  1. The Subtle Art of Not Giving a Fuck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life

The Subtle Art of Not Giving A Fuck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living A Good Life, a book by former dating coach Mark Manson gives you advice n how to live a profound and happy life. The book is a good guide to finding out what you want and how to succeed in life. Manson motives readers to look around and shed many of the delusions of this world which have slowly polluted your life.

  1. Get Out of Your Own Way: A Skeptic’s Guide to Growth and Fulfillment

Get Out of Your Own Way: A Skeptic’s Guide to Growth and Fulfillment is a book by Dave Hollis, husband of Rachel Hollis. This amazing book was launched in March 2020. Thank heavens for that fantastic novel. Dave shares with us the instruments that have made him transform his own life so that you can change yours as well.

  1. Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear

Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear book by Elizabeth Gilbert is a must-read for all the creative minds. This book encourages you to be bold and free, creative, and brave. The complexities of leading an artistic life are addressed by Big Magic in this amazing self-help book.

  1. Unfuck Yourself: Get Out of Your Head and into Your Life (Unfuck Yourself series)

Often, we all need a little assistance to go on in life and our brains are perhaps the most critical challenge to our progress. This book by Gary John Bishop offers the necessary tools and suggestions to live a carefree happy life.

  1. Get Out of Your Own Way: Overcoming Self-Defeating Behavior

A book by Mark Goulston and Philip Goldberg. Going back to the roots of different habits in childhood, this book is a remedy to clarifies why we harm oneself and how to overcome those bad habits.  

  1. The 5 Second Rule: Transform your Life, Work, and Confidence with Everyday Courage

The 5 Second Rule book by Mel Robbins is a must-read. As it gives you a fuller and deeper perspective of how you can change something that is causing you to harm and abstain from you to grow in life. We hold ourselves back; this book is all about how to tackle this thing. How to have the courage to change your own life by making smaller decisions.

  1. You are a Badass (Deluxe Edition): How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life

This amazing best seller book is by Jen Sincero. This entertaining how-to guide book is filled with laughter, inspiration, and advice, which shows you how to get better at life.

  1. Best Self: Be You, Only Better Kindle Edition

Best Self: Be You, Only Better Kindle Edition is by Mike Bayer. Mike’s formula places the force of transformation in the individual’s hands. He urges individuals to look deep and address some basic questions like what do you really want in life? This self-help book is your one-way guide to a happier fulfilled life.

  1. Own Your Everyday: Overcome the Pressure to Prove and Show Up for What You Were Made to Do

Jordan Lee Dooley opens the minds of the readers to let our guard down and be vulnerable to move forward to our ambitions. She speaks about keeping the burden off yourself to do big stuff.  

  1. Boundaries, Updated and Expanded Edition: When to Say Yes, How to Say No to Take Control of Your Life

This book by Drs. Henry Cloud and John Townsend explains the power of setting certain boundaries in life by simply saying no to things that you do not feel comfortable with. This self-help guide is a good read if you want to bring some strength to your life decisions.

  1. Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead

This book by Brené Brown tells you to be fearless in order to get what you want. Often, we feel isolated and detach from others simply because we fear failure and not being good enough for anything. Brené helps you get out of this fear to start living a healthy life.

  1. The Life-Changing Magic of Not Giving a Fuck: How to Stop Spending Time You Don’t Have with People You Don’t Like Doing Things You Don’t Want to Do

Sarah Knight demonstrates how to get rid of needless responsibilities, embarrassment, and fear of failure. Not giving a fuck means to avoid wasting time, energy, and resources on stuff that makes you miserable.

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