Living healthier encompasses a lot of things, not just healthy eating. To be healthy, you need a positive mindset, quality relationships, good physical health, and more. If you’re looking for some great reads to help support your healthy lifestyle, look no further. Here are some great options to inspire you in your journey:
You Are a Badass – Jen Sincero
Jen Sincero’s #1 New York Times Bestseller is a great resource to help you stop self-sabotaging. The book is chock-full of inspiring stories, easy exercises, and useful advice to help you know your self-worth, create a life that you love, and to get what you want. Learn more at the Barnes and Noble website here.
Forest Bathing – Dr. Quin Li
Dr. Quin Li’s Forest Bathing is the definitive guide to the Japanese practice of shinrin-yoku, which is the art and science of how trees can promote health. The book features more than 100 breathtaking color photographs of forests around the world, and you’ll learn how trees can reduce stress levels and blood pressure, boost your mood, and even help you lose weight, among other benefits.
The Mind-Gut Connection – Emeran Mayer
We’ve learned more and more over the past few years about the connections between our gut health and our overall well-being. And a lot of critical information can be found in Emeran Mayer’s book, The Mind-Gut Connection. Mayer contends that Western medicine has failed to fully appreciate the complexity of the brain, gut, and microbiome, and he’ll teach you how to harness the power of the mind-gut connection to improve your health.
How Healing Works – Wayne Jonas
In How Healing Works, Dr. Wayne Jonas tells us about the biology of healing and what we can do to foster our own innate ability to heal. You’ll get real-life stories from Dr. Jonas’ practice and studies that teach you how to get and stay well after minor and major medical events. Check it out at Penguin Random House’s site here.
Atomic Habits – James Clear
There’s a reason that James Clear’s book has sold over 2 million copies around the world. It offers a proven framework for improving yourself and reaching your goals. You’ll learn about practical strategies to form good habits and break bad ones, and master the behaviors that will help you achieve results. Atomic Habits really can change your life for the better.
Improve Yourself With Great Literature
Give some of the books listed above a try. You’ll be surprised how much you can take from these authors and apply to your own life. And you’ll be better off for it!