Motivational Books For Women – All The Reasons To Read It

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Reading books can help you confront your struggles and obstacles. And these obstacles can be anything from relationships, self-esteem, or mental health. But keep in mind that reading books is just the beginning and implementing what you read is critical to see change. 

Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance by Angela Duckworth

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It is a non-fiction book where the author talks about grit and how it can be learned. She says that being successful is not talent or luck but a combination of passion and persistence. She calls this combination grit. She brings in stories of different people from different walks of life, including teachers, cadets, young finalists in the National Spelling Bee competition, and Seattle Seahawks Coach Pete Carroll are some of the many that the author has interviewed. The writing takes its readers on a journey through all the stories mentioned, which have a life-changing impact. 

Moment of Lift by Melinda Gates


It is another book that gives its readers stories about different individuals. The author brings in stories about the people whom she has met through work or when traveling around the globe. She introduces her readers to women doing remarkable things to just being remarkable themselves. The book also shows the power of connection. About the author – Melinda Gates is a philanthropist and businesswoman. She is also the global advocate for women and founder of Pivotal Ventures, which is trying to bring social progress in the lives of women and families in the U.S.  

You are a Badass by Jen Sincero

In this book, the author writes inspiring stories, advice, and easy exercises. It is a 27 small chapters book that makes you ready to take on some significant changes in your life. The author helps her readers to identify negative beliefs and behaviors and how to work around them. In the end, the words nudge you to create a life that you love and that you want.

After the Rain by Alexandra Elle 

It is a self-help book intended to help its readers find the courage and process to heal. If you enjoy journaling, self-care, etc., then you might enjoy this book. It is for those who want to cleanse, heal, grow and need a reminder that they are worthy of self-love. The author helps women to overcome their obstacles, find and build their confidence. The book’s format is a blend of a memoir and a guide as it documents the author’s personal journey from her childhood to adulthood. She gives fifteen lessons on how to embrace life throughout the book in a gentle manner. It also has positive affirmations and meditations for readers. 


Motivation usually comes from within and when you don’t feel like motivating yourself and would need an external push, the best way to do that is to start with the books. We believe the books listed here will be a great start even for people who are starting to read books.

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