Sometimes we go through a period in life when we need a push or inspiration to get things going. Books offer an escape from stressful reality and give us motivation we need. If you are feeling low or demotivated, here are 15 books to read that will inspire you and give you comfort.

Reasons To Stay Alive by Matt Haig

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Matt Haig suffers from depression. Reasons to Stay Alive is an inspiring book where the author recounts. How, minute by minute and day by day, he overcame the disease. He overcome with the help of reading, writing, and the love of his parents and his wife. Haig is honest about his experiences and it is inspiring to those who feel apprehended by depression. It is likewise informative for those who are perplexed by it. Haig uses humor and encourages readers never to lose sight of hope. Through his book Matt teaches readers to celebrate the small joys and moments of peace that life brings. It likewise reminds them that there are always reasons to stay alive. 

Living A Feminist Life by Sara Ahmed

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Living a Feminist Life by Sara Ahmed, the author shows how feminist theory is generated from everyday life. Plus the ordinary experiences of being a feminist at home and at work. In the book Ahmed offers personal thoughts on how feminists are build on the legacies of feminists and how feminists learn about the world from their efforts to transform them. Ahmed also provides commentary on how feminists create inventive solutions to survive the shocking experiences of facing racism and sexism. The book gives practical tools for how to live a feminist life, and strengthen the ties between the inventive creation of feminist theory and living a life that sustains it. 

The Artist’s Way by Julia Cameron

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The Artist’s Way by Julia Cameron is the influential book about creativity. The book is an invaluable guide to living the artist’s life. It is a powerfully provocative and inspiring work. In the book, Julia Cameron unveils the impact of the Artist’s Way and describes the work she has done during the last decade and gives insights into the creative process that she has gained. The book encourages readers to express themselves using creativity.

Your Illustrated Guide To Becoming One With The Universe by Yumi Sakugawa 

Your Illustrated Guide To Becoming One With The Universe by Yumi Sakugawa
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Your Illustrated Guide to Becoming One with the Universe by Yumi Sakugawa is a visual journey of self-discovery. The book is set against a surreal backdrop of elaborate ink illustrations. In the book there are nine metaphysical lessons with dreamlike instructions that require readers to open their hearts to unexplored inner landscapes. The book offers inspiration and provides the readers with the necessary push to find their true path. The illustrated guide explores the abstract and overwhelming ideas of mindfulness and meditation through black-and-white doodles of skeletons, squids, flying eyeballs and all the living creatures that came before us.

The Clarity Cleanse by Habib Sadeghi

The Clarity Cleanse by Habib Sadeghi
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The Clarity Cleanse is based on the powerful mind-body strategy by Dr. Habib Sadeghi. He developed this strategy himself to help him recover from cancer more than 20 years ago. The Clarity Cleanse contains 12-step approach to clearing out mental mess to help readers focus on the changes that are needed to make life more peaceful and happier to live. The book will enable readers to help them clear their mind and heal their body. Dr. Sadeghi in this book shows how to turn obstacles into healing and energizing opportunities as negative emotions can actually do damage on the cellular level. The Clarity Cleanse offers guidance for cleansing both body and mind.

Rising Strong by Brené Brown

Rising Strong by Brené Brown
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Rising Strong by Brené Brown is about getting to the heart of the most painful and uncomfortable moments in life. The book tells readers to be honest about the way those experiences made us feel, and to be brave enough to hold ourselves accountable to get up and grow from the past as we move into the future. Brown tells readers what it takes to get back up, and how owning their stories of disappointment, failure, and heartbreak can give them the power to write a daring new ending.

Creativity, Inc. by Ed Catmull

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Creativity, Inc. is a book by Ed Catmull, the President and Co-founder of Pixar Animation Studios and Disney Animation. The book takes readers to the center stage of the world of creativity in business and provides the tools necessary to help guide them to reach their full potential. This a book for managers who want to lead their company and its employees to new heights. It is also and for anyone who strives for originality. The book gives readers access into the nerve center of Pixar Animation that includes the meetings, postmortems, and “Braintrust” sessions where some of the most successful films in history are made. Creativity, Inc. is a brilliant book about how to build a successful, empowering creative culture and about ideas that make the best in us possible.

The Stuck Book by Chris McAlister

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The Stuck Book is a short book by Chris McAlister that readers can pick up when they have a question and get an answer for what needs to be done. The book offers 4 simple answers for your 1,000,000 questions. The Stuck Book is full of wisdom. McAlister walks the readers through each season of change that is applicable to work, personal growth, and life in general. He offers transformative reflections that help you understand where you are, calls out common mistakes, and offers real-life action steps you can take to move forward. Stuck book by Chris McAlister is for the person who feels stuck and is ready to make a real change.

The Life-Changing Magic Of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo

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The Life-changing Magic of Tidying Up is a book by Japanese cleaning consultant Marie Kondo. In this book Kondo takes tidying to a whole new level and promises readers that if they properly simplify and organize their home once, they will never have to do it again. Most methods in the book recommend a room-by-room or little-by-little approach. The KonMari Method is a revolutionary category-by-category system that leads to lasting results.

The book gives detailed guidance for determining which items in your house “spark joy” and which do not. The Life-changing Magic of Tidying Up is about a lifestyle phenomenon that helps readers clear their clutter and enjoy the unique magic of a tidy home, and the motivated and calm mindset it inspires. This book is about way more than decluttering your home. It is about decluttering your mind, your environment, and anything that can distract you from reaching your goals and finding inner peace. 

From Chaos To Clarity by Alex Bratty

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From Chaos to Clarity by Alex Bratty, is book for anyone who is in transition, or facing major life choices, or feeling frustrated, stuck, lost, or trapped in situations that they don’t know how to change. Alex in this book shares her struggle with being stuck and how she transformed a life that was difficult, stressful, and frustrating to one of ease, calm, and optimism. The book gives information and techniques that readers can use to get unstuck in their lives. The readers will learn how to identify what is really keeping them stuck, where it came from, and how to move beyond it and get unstuck. From Chaos to Clarity provides a step-by-step guide for how to change long-standing beliefs and subconscious thoughts that are disrupting us or keeping us stuck in place.

Originals by Adam Grant

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Originals by Adam Grant talks about the challenges of improving the world from the perspective of becoming original. Grant uses studies and stories that span business, politics, sports, and entertainment. He talks about how to recognize a good idea, speak up without getting silenced, build an alliance, choose the right time to act, and manage fear and doubt. The book also talks about how parents and teachers can nurture originality in children; and how leaders can build cultures that welcome dispute.

You Are A Badass by Jen Sincero 

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You are a Badass by Jen Sincero is an entertaining guide that contains up to 27 chapters. These chapters are full of amusing inspiring stories, clever advice, and easy exercises. You Are a Badass will help you identify and change the self-sabotaging beliefs and behaviors that stop you from getting what you want, overcome your fears so you can take risks, figure out how to make money, learn to love yourself and others, set big goals and reach them. This book will help readers create a life that they completely love.

The Power Of Now by Eckhart Tolle

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Eckhart Tolle’s The Power of Now has a simple message. Message that living in now is the truest path to happiness and enlightenment. The book will make readers more conscious of how thoughts and emotions get in the way of their ability to live in genuine peace and happiness. It contains numerous information and inspirational ideas. The Power of Now includes topics such as the source of Chi, enlightened relationships, creative use of the mind, impermanence and the cycle of life. This book is a spiritual guidebook that can inspire many to change their lives for the better.

Radical Self Love by Gala Darling

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Radical Self Love by Gala Darling is about discovering what makes you so magnificent. It has a list of tools and techniques to help you manifest a life that is filled with bliss and adventure. In the book Gala talks about how she spent her years in soul-sucking jobs, battling depression, an eating disorder, and preferring chaos and disaster. That is simply because she did not know how to create the life she dreamed about. She encourages her readers to love themselves and rediscover the most extraordinary aspects of who they are.

It’s Not How Good You Are, It’s How Good You Want To Be by Paul Arden

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It’s Not How Good You Are, It’s How Good You Want to Be by Paul Arden is a handbook of how to succeed in the world. Paul Arden offers wisdom on issues such as problem solving, communicating, playing your cards right, making mistakes, and creativity. This is an inspiring and amusing book that provides an insight into the world of advertising. It is compiled with quotes, facts, pictures, wit and wisdom.

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