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10 Empowering Personal Development Books Every Woman Should Read


In today's fast-paced world, personal development has become essential for women striving to fulfill their potential and achieve success in various aspects of life. These books talk about topics like self-confidence, leadership, mindset, and personal fulfillment, providing insight and strategies for personal and professional growth.


1. "Untamed" by Glennon Doyle:

An inspiring memoir of Glennon Doyle, who found peace and inner strength by challenging life in all of its areas, from love, to parenting, personal growth, and work. This book is about how a woman's life can be shaped by social conditioning, by shame, and by those around us. Untamed outlines how society tells us we are supposed to be good and to fit our gender roles. But what we learn is the only way we can be genuinely happy is by starting to live rather than to please.


2. "The Gifts of Imperfection" by Brené Brown:

Brené Brown's book focuses on embracing vulnerability and letting go of societal pressures to be perfect. Through her research, she explores the concept of wholehearted living, fostering self-acceptance, and cultivating genuine connections with others.


3. "You Are a Badass" by Jen Sincero:

Jen Sincero's witty and energetic style motivates readers to embrace their inner power and transform their lives. This book offers valuable advice on overcoming self-doubt, embracing personal growth, and creating the life you desire.


4. "How Are You Really" by Jenna Kutcher:

Has anyone really asked you this? Do you make a habit our of really checking in on people and asking them how are they really? This is something we all need to do more of and take a look at ourselves and ask this too. Jenna teaches us how to harness our own power to take control of our lives. We deserve more and deep down, we know this.


5. "Big Magic" by Elizabeth Gilbert:

Elizabeth Gilbert, the author of "Eat Pray Love," invites us to unleash our creative potential and live a life driven by curiosity and passion. Through personal stories and wisdom, she encourages women to pursue their creative endeavors fearlessly.



6. "You Are More Than You Think You Are" by Kimberly Snyder:

In " You Are More Than You Think You Are" Kimberly teaches us how to revise our belief system, fulfill our dreams and desires, and create a successful and inspiring life. Finding our true selves is the key to finding new levels of joy, happiness, and peace.


7. "The Power of One More" by Ed Mylett:

Motivational speaker and podcast host Ed Mylett wrote a beautiful and empowering book for men and women alike. In this book we realize we are much closer to the life of our dreams. The Power Of One More is about the willingness to do one more rep, make one more phone call, get up one hour earlier, build one more relationship. What if you keep your promises to yourself..... and do one more.


8. "Greenlights" by Matthew McConaughey:

Greenlights is the autobiography of Matthew McConaughey, in which he takes s on a wild and crazy ride of his journey through a sometimes tough childhood, rising fame of becoming a star, success in Hollywood, changing his career path, and more, all while being guided by the green lights he saw that led him forward each step of the way.


9. "The High 5 Habit" by Mel Robbins:

Mel Robbins helps us deal with our self-limiting beliefs and take charge of our lives by establishing a morning routine, ditching negative elf-talk, and transforming our lives through positivity and confidence.


10. "The Happiness Project" by Gretchen Rubin:

Gretchen Rubin takes us on her year-long journey to find happiness and shares tips for creating a more joyful and fulfilling life. This book encourages women to prioritize their well-being and make intentional choices that lead to greater happiness.




Personal development is a lifelong journey, and these ten empowering books offer valuable insights and guidance to support women in their pursuit of personal and professional growth.


What books would you add to this list? Have you read any of these?

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