We’ve all had days of gloom, self-doubt and just wanting to crawl up in a ball and stay in the bed, unsure of how to get out of this funk. But sometimes all you need is a good laugh, conversation, or simply a great book to read when you’re feeling this way.
Fear not, these five books are sure to uplift your spirit in no time.
“Love Does” by Bob Goff
We’ve heard the saying time and time again, “All you need is love.” And it seems to be true, because love can do some powerful things. New York Times Best-Selling author Bob Goff delivers just that with his book filled with personal musings, life lessons and inspirational insights. “Love Does”will inspire and uplift you, spreading the positivity around!
“I Don’t Belong to You: Quiet the Noise and Find Your Voice” by Keke Palmer
Keke Palmer is a talented actress and singer — not to mention the youngest person to have her own talk show! Now, she can now add author to that list. According to her site, her book is scheduled to be released later this month, and it is filled with inspirational quotes, journal entries and memes.
Palmer definitely has a fun and vibrant personality, and isn’t afraid to display it to her fans on her social media accounts. Sometimes a good laugh can do the trick, and thanks to Palmer’s memes from her book, you’re sure to get that along with inspirational quotes featured throughout the book.
“The Happy Book” by Rachel Kempster and Meg Leder
Being an adult can have its perks, but sometimes we have those days where we want to be a kid again, with no responsibilities and not a care in the world. “The Happy Book” by Rachel Kempster and Meg Leder will help you find your happy place and get you out of that rut. Simply put, this book was designed to celebrate what makes you happy.
“Think Better, Live Better: A Victorious Life Begins in Your Mind” by Joel Osteen
Positivity is key, and let’s face it, in order to get yourself out of the ugly mood, you have to believe that you can. A person’s mindset is very important to their well-being. Joel Osteen’s “Think Better, Live Better: A Victorious Life Begins in Your Mind” was written to help reprogram those negative thoughts and feelings inside your mind, and to start feeling happier, more positive and just better overall.
“The Book of Awesome” by Neil Pasricha
“Sometimes it’s easy to forget the things that make us smile. Sometimes it’s tempting to feel the world is falling apart. But awesome things are all around us.” Neil Pasricha’s “The Book of Awesome” is a great reminder that despite feeling forlorn or grumpy, there are always things within this world that can help to uplift your mood.