Need a little something to jumpstart your life? We’ve got Neil Gaiman to spark your creativity, Oprah Winfrey to enlighten you, as well as other authors who are all set to inspire you. Check out this list of feel-good reads we compiled just for you! (Read: 10 Inspirational Bible Verses About Surviving Adversities)
The Artist’s Way by Julia Cameron
First published over 25 years ago, this international bestseller was initially published with the goal of helping people find their inner artist through a 12-week program using tools like “morning pages” and “artist’s dates.” With the firm belief in the link between artistic creativity and a connection with God, the updated anniversary version is as relevant today as it was when it was first published. So brew a pot of tea and get writing!
Available on Fully Booked for P816.
When Action Follows Heart: 365 Ways to Share Kindness by Susan Spencer
With all the bad things happening in the world, this beautiful gem of a book from Woman’s Day Editor-in-chief Susan Spencer is the perfect companion for spreading kindness. (Read: Rajo Laurel Says Kindness Is Never Out of Fashion, and We Love Him for It!) It helps us imagine how one simple act can touch so many lives—from passing on a book you enjoyed to a friend to collecting blankets for the homeless to sending a letter a week to someone you thought about, this is just what the world needs right now.
Available on Amazon Kindle for $7.99/ Hardbound $13.59.
Inheritance: A Memoir of Genealogy, Paternity, and Love by Dani Shapiro
Author Dani Shapiro’s newest memoir dissects the meaning behind parenthood and family as she reveals a long-held secret: Shapiro’s beloved dad was not actually her biological father. The news, which came to her through a DNA test, made her question the true essence of identity and family and how people go to great lengths to protect those they love. (Read: Karen Davila Says ‘Faith and Love’ Helped Her Son Survive Seizure)
Available on Amazon Kindle for $12.99/ Hardcover $16.48
Art Matters: Because Your Imagination Can Change the World by Neil Gaiman
Art Matters is a creative call-to-arms to transform the world and our lives through art. The book brings together Gaiman’s published speeches, poems, and creative manifestos and explores his visions. Featuring original drawings by Gaiman’s longtime illustrator, Chris Riddell, Art Matters is a love letter to the freedom of ideas and a challenge to make art in the face of adversity. (Read: 3 Personalities Who Overcame Challenges With the Help of Charity)
Available on Amazon Kindle for $12.82/ Hardcover $13.49.
The Wisdom of Sundays: Life-Changing Insights from Super Soul Conversations by Oprah Winfrey
Get your daily dose of Oprah Winfrey’s life-changing wisdom and insights with this collection of her inspiring conversations with respected thought leaders such as Elizabeth Gilbert and Tony Robbins. Reawaken your soul and rejoice in what life has to offer, because after all, positivity and inspiration do not hurt anyone.
Available on Amazon Kindle for $14.99/ Hardcover $16.81