Some books really hit hard; books that are empowering, life-changing, and full of inspiration. These are the books you read on your self-care journey when you’re fully committed to caring for every part of yourself. Look no further if you are looking for books that will fill your cup. Here are the seven best self-care books to feed your soul. So, light a candle, shower, pour a cup of tea and get ready to cozy up with one of these books.

What I Know For Sure

What I Know For Sure by Oprah Winfrey is a collection of inspirational wisdom from the billionaire herself. The book features thoughtful gems that Oprah has shared in her monthly subscription, O. The book comes clothed with a ribbon marker and is full of wisdom, insight, and revelation from the media mogul herself.

More Than Enough

More Than Enough by Elaine Welteroth is described as the ultimate guide for how to come into your own, on your own terms. The book is full of gems and words of wisdom throughout, with the foreword by Ava DuVernay. There is so much that can be taken away from this book. It’s a book about self-love, empowerment, and refusing to conform to the world. It is a gentle reminder that women are, indeed, more than enough.

Year of Yes

One Thanksgiving day, the author of the book, Shonda Rhimes, was told by her sister that she never said yes to anything. Shonda knew she had to embrace the challenge: for one year, she would say YES to everything that scared her. That is how the memoir Year of Yes was born. Grey’s Anatomy and Scandal’s creator told how she learned to explore, empower, applaud, and love her most authentic self. The book is described as inspirational and revelational.

After the Rain

After The Rain by Alexandra Elle is a collection of gentle reminders for healing, courage, and self-love. Part memoir and part guide, Elle shares entertaining stories from her own incredible journey from self-doubt to self-love. This soulful collection is filled with enlightening reflections on loss, fear, bravery, healing, love, acceptance, and more. This book is packed with lessons, sure to empower you and make you dig deep.

The Comfort Book

The Comfort Book by Matt Haig is a collection of notes, lists, and stories written over a span of several years that originally served as gentle reminders to Matt’s future self that things are not always as dark as they may seem. Described as witty, inspirational, and uplifting, the book is sure to refill your cup when it’s running low.

Good Vibes Good Life

Good Vibes Good Life by Vex King will inspire you to practice self-care, develop new lifestyle habits, manifest your goals, and more. In this book, Vex will show you that you begin to change the world when you change how you think, feel, speak, and act. The life-changing book is described as positive, uplifting, and a must-read for anyone on a self-care journey.

How to Be Hopeful

How to Be Hopeful by Bernadette Russell is an uplifting, motivational, and essential guide to living and acting with renewed hope for having more compassion for the world. It shows us where we can look for hope―in nature, art, the kindness of strangers, our actions―and ways to keep it alive through challenging moments. The book is described as inspirational, brilliant, and useful.

Have you read any of these books? If not, which one(s) will you be adding to your reading list? Leave a comment below!