The Big Leap
My #1 recommendation! Gay Hendricks teaches you how to identify and resolve the biggest challenge you face. I seriously want everyone to read it.
Gay Hendricks is back, and the wise guy is helping you figure out your life by imagining your death (it's much less depressing than it sounds).
I Thought It was just me (But it wasn't)
By Dr. Brené Brown, this amazing book will help you accept who you are - and be happy about it!
A woman's worth
This concise book by Marianne Williamson lovingly addresses the power of women! Read this if you're ready to meet your inner goddess.
Mama Gena's School for womanly arts
THIS sexy little number covers pretty much everything you need to have WAY more fun than you're currently having (including in bed)!
Leveraging the Universe
Mike Dooley gets some incredible ideas from the ultimate source, and makes them super easy to read.
Pam Grout's bestselling (and fun!) book that proves the Universe is conspiring to shower you with awesomeness.
You can Heal Your life
Louise Hay's classic on how to heal any issues in your life or health, using love and forgiveness.
The Highly Sensitive Person
Elaine Aron's groundbreaking work shows that some of us really do just feel more. A must-read if you've ever been told you're just "too sensitive."
Creativity and Getting things done
The War of art
Steven Pressfield does not waste time or energy, and he'll help you knock it off, too.
The life-changing magic of tidying up
Marie Kondo's book on organizing has been sweeping the globe for good reason; the principles she teaches you apply to life, as well as your overstuffed closet.
Do The Work
A second spanking from Steven Pressfield.
Business and Finance
Get rich, lucky bitch!
If you don't know Denise Duffield-Thomas yet, get ready to crush on this adorable, fun Aussie - while you learn her secrets to increasing your income.
Think and Grow Rich
An oldie but a goodie, this is one of the granddaddies of the current self-help genre.
The Confidence Code
This well-researched book by Katty Kay and Claire Shipman explains how and why women's confidence issues directly affect their pay and their impact in the world.
The thing I love most about this book, written by the CEO of a hugely successful fashion company, is that she proves that you can be kind of a total screw-up and still come out on top.
Start with why
Simon Sinek's book is already a staple of the business world - he walks you through figuring out the purpose that will fuel your success.
Now, discover your strengths
This book comes with a test code so you can find your top five strengths, then use those to hone in your career interests.
Books that aren't really self-help (but they are)
The Great Gatsby
So no joke, this book is the one thing that showed me how unhappy I was in my first marriage. It's a great piece of literature and a stellar wake-up call for those who need it.
Written by the boxing coach who trained a young Mike Tyson, this surprisingly fascinating book is ultimately about how to handle hard situations.
The Tao te ching
My favorite version (translated by Stephen Mitchell) is an enlightening, calming set of insights into the way the universe works. I've probably read this 100 times, and it keeps on giving.
Cold Comfort Farm
I adore this book! It's at once a witty parody, and a practical guide for dealing with people who are addicted to drama.
Eat, Pray, love
When I read this, I felt like Elizabeth Gilbert had written my life (minus the writing career). A totally inspiring read if you're considering making a big (or BIG) change.
Goddesses Never age
Dr. Christiane Northrup rocked it with this book on how to grow older, without growing old. I bought this for my mom and thought I'd read it, too - SO GLAD I did. It's inspiring!