12 Books That Changed My Life

12 Books That Changed My Life

I thought it would be cool to list my top ten twelve books that changed my life in case someone in need of some of these hidden gems stumbles upon my blog. Three books on this list are books related to veganism, but the rest are about art, optimism, relationships, womens health, body image, starting a business, and how to discover your passions. I hope you enjoy! And let me know if you’ve read any of these–I love to discuss books.
12 Books That Changed My Life

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Here is the list.

1. Feeling Good by David Burns

This is my favorite book of all time, because it cured me of depression when nothing else worked. All of Dr. Burns books are incredible and WILL change your life. I try to force everyone I know to read them.

2. Intimate Connections by David Burns

This book blew my mind, and started me on a journey to change my life from rags to riches, from extreme social anxiety to spotlight loving life of the party, some might say.

3. Mama Gena’s School of Womanly Arts by Regena Thomashauer

This book finally explained what the hell it means to “love yourself” and started me writing down and noticing… for once… what I actually wanted.

4. Mama Gena’s Owner’s and Operator’s Guide to Men by Regena Thomashauer

This book explained how to change my attitude about men in order to have an awesome relationship, and incredibly, it worked.

5. If You Want to Write: A Book about Art, Independence and Spirit by Brenda Ueland

This book inspired me to make art, convincing me of what I already knew deep down, which is that good art is art which comes from deep in the heart. Everyone who has ever wanted to make art needs to read this book.

6. Free the Animals: The Story of the Animal Liberation Front by Ingrid Newkirk

This book opened my eyes up to the reality of what happens to animals in this world.

7. Raw Family: A True Story of Awakening by Victoria Boutenko

This book inspired me to go raw (vegan) the next day. Such a powerful little book.

8. Living Alone and Loving It: A Guide to Relishing the Solo Life by Barbara Feldon

This book stopped me from self destructing as a single person and inspired me to take action and find my passions through trial and error.

9. The 4 Hour Workweek by Timothy Ferris

This book inspired me to start a business the next day.

10. Fat!So?: Because You Don’t Have to Apologize for your Size by Marilyn Wann

This book convinced me to be proud of myself, and ended my lifelong obsession with hating my weight.

11. Taking Charge of Your Fertility by Toni Wechsler

After I read this book, so many things that happened in my body finally made sense. It is a crime this info is not taught to girls in school.

12. The 80/10/10 Diet by Doug Graham.

This book made me feel like I finally had some common sense understanding of true health for the first time in my life and radically changed my diet, drastically improving my fitness, skin, hair and reducing by about 90% my painful cramps. This book is like a secret weapon. Must read for people interested in extreme health.

Ok so it’s 12.

Oh well.

10 Books That Changed My Life on amazon!

Have you ever read any of these books, and what did you think? I’d love to know.