Did you read Girl, Wash Your Face by Rachel Hollis and really like it? So did a lot of others! Hollis is the founder of lifestyle website TheChicSite.com and has developed a huge online community by sharing tips for living better all while exposing the messiness in her own life. In her book, she reveals strategies about how to move past and become more confident than ever.
If you’re looking for more titles featuring strong, women authors or stories of empowerment, here are some you might enjoy that can be found in our library.
Becoming – Michelle Obama
Michelle Obama has emerged as one of the most iconic women of our time. As First Lady, she helped create a welcoming and inclusive White House. With honesty and wit, she describes her triumphs and her disappointments, both public and private.
Brave, Not Perfect – Reshma Saujani
Saujani shows that women are taught to play it safe even at an early age. We grow up afraid to fall and risk our opportunities for happiness. Saujani shows us how to end our affair with perfection and rewire ourselves for bravery.
Daring Greatly – Brene Brown
Based on twelve years of research, Brown argues that vulnerability is not weakness, but rather our clearest path to courage, engagement, and meaningful connection.
How to Be a Bawse – Lily Singh
From the 2017 People’s Choice Award winner for Favorite YouTube Star comes the definitive guide to being a bawse: a person who exudes confidence, hustles relentlessly, and smiles genuinely because he or she has fought through it all and made it out the other side.
How to Do Nothing – Jenny Odell
A galvanizing critique of the forces vying for our attention that redefines what we think of as productivity, reconnects us with the environment, and reveals all that we’ve been too distracted to see about ourselves and our world
How to Not Have Your Life Not Suck – Bianca Juarez Olthoff
Olthoff shares details about real success, good dates, and how true friendships can still feel out of reach to becoming today who you aspire to be tomorrow (minus the cargo shorts and tacky hat).
I’m Judging You – Luvvie Ajayi
A collection of humorous essays about our obsessions and bad behavior in our increasingly digtal, connected lives–from the importance of the newest television drama to serious discussions of race and media representation to what to do about your cousin sharing casket pictures from Grandma’s wake on Facebook.
Slow – Brooke McAllary
McAllary explains the concept of slow living. It’s a way to find happiness by stepping away from the never-ending demands to constantly succeed and acquire more. The philosophy of slow living is about finding the freedom to be less perfect and taking time to enjoy the pure joys in life by reconnecting with the living world.
Present Over Perfect – Shauna Niequist
A collection of essays that focuses on the importance of leaving behind a busy and frantic lifestyle and rediscovering the person you were made to be.