5 Empowering Books That Will Keep You Going This Week

photo: La Belle Impatience

 

There’s nothing we love more than cuddling up with a book. Especially when we need an escape from the day-to-day blunders that are thrown at us. Being a woman comes with certain expectations, and some days we just want to throw the covers up and hide from it all. Instead of hiding from it all this week, embrace it. Read these books and feel empowered, they will inspire you to take on the world all over again.

1. We: A Manifesto For Women Everywhere by Gillian Anderson & Jennifer Nadel

We By Gillian Anderson and Jennifer Nadal available here.

Yes, this book is co-written by our favorite actress! A change us all women can all be a part of, one by one. But first, we have to stop judging each other, and instead, understand each person’s individual struggles. Know that women everywhere are trying their best. The book tells you to stop juggling everything in order to be successful. But instead, shows you what you can focus on to make you happier and freer. It truly is inspiring, find yourself feeling happier and knowing how to build a better, more rewarding future, together. Buy yours here.

2. What I Told My Daughter by Nina Tassler 

What I Told My Daughter by Nina Tassler available here.

 

In this book, a group of diverse powerful women comes together to give the most inspiring advice that they would pass onto their daughters. Mothers calling from their own experiences pass on valuable lessons that can only be passed from parent to child. See the lessons these diverse women give to each of their children, which will, in turn, give you some valuable advice. Empower yourself and others and buy yours here.

3. Girl Code: Unlocking the Secrets to Success, Sanity, and Happiness for the Female Entrepreneur by Cara Alwill Leyba

Girl Code by Cara Alwill Leyba available here.

Women are finding the secrets to the success. They know how to create a balance between their career and their lives. Doing it better, as forever she explores these women who are successful because of these three reasons: they think positively, they support each other and they believe they can have it all. See how you can do all of these things and buys yours here.

4. Beauty Myth: How Images of Beauty Are Used Against Women by Naomi Wolf

The Beauty Myth by Naomi Wolf available here.

The bestseller discusses a connection that has been made between female identity and beauty. It will also look into the expectations that society has put on women, and how this has affected women’s worth and self-esteem. It is this beauty myth that traps the modern woman, no matter how far she has come as a societal control. Buy yours here.

5. Infidel by Ayaan Hirsi Ali 

Infidel by Ayaan Hirsi Ali available here.

Ayaan is a very admired controversial political figure. In this book, she unravels her life story by exposing religious pressures of her traditional Muslim upbringing in Somalia, Saudi Arabia, and Kenya. We see Ayaan open up about her move to Europe, and the start of her activist activities and the celebration of diversity. Buy yours here.


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photo: La Belle Impatience

 

There’s nothing we love more than cuddling up with a book. Especially when we need an escape from the day-to-day blunders that are thrown at us. Being a woman comes with certain expectations, and some days we just want to throw the covers up and hide from it all. Instead of hiding from it all this week, embrace it. Read these books and feel empowered, they will inspire you to take on the world all over again.

1. We: A Manifesto For Women Everywhere by Gillian Anderson & Jennifer Nadel

We By Gillian Anderson and Jennifer Nadal available here.

Yes, this book is co-written by our favorite actress! A change us all women can all be a part of, one by one. But first, we have to stop judging each other, and instead, understand each person’s individual struggles. Know that women everywhere are trying their best. The book tells you to stop juggling everything in order to be successful. But instead, shows you what you can focus on to make you happier and freer. It truly is inspiring, find yourself feeling happier and knowing how to build a better, more rewarding future, together. Buy yours here.

2. What I Told My Daughter by Nina Tassler 

What I Told My Daughter by Nina Tassler available here.

 

In this book, a group of diverse powerful women comes together to give the most inspiring advice that they would pass onto their daughters. Mothers calling from their own experiences pass on valuable lessons that can only be passed from parent to child. See the lessons these diverse women give to each of their children, which will, in turn, give you some valuable advice. Empower yourself and others and buy yours here.

3. Girl Code: Unlocking the Secrets to Success, Sanity, and Happiness for the Female Entrepreneur by Cara Alwill Leyba

Girl Code by Cara Alwill Leyba available here.

Women are finding the secrets to the success. They know how to create a balance between their career and their lives. Doing it better, as forever she explores these women who are successful because of these three reasons: they think positively, they support each other and they believe they can have it all. See how you can do all of these things and buys yours here.

4. Beauty Myth: How Images of Beauty Are Used Against Women by Naomi Wolf

The Beauty Myth by Naomi Wolf available here.

The bestseller discusses a connection that has been made between female identity and beauty. It will also look into the expectations that society has put on women, and how this has affected women’s worth and self-esteem. It is this beauty myth that traps the modern woman, no matter how far she has come as a societal control. Buy yours here.

5. Infidel by Ayaan Hirsi Ali 

Infidel by Ayaan Hirsi Ali available here.

Ayaan is a very admired controversial political figure. In this book, she unravels her life story by exposing religious pressures of her traditional Muslim upbringing in Somalia, Saudi Arabia, and Kenya. We see Ayaan open up about her move to Europe, and the start of her activist activities and the celebration of diversity. Buy yours here.


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  • primadarling.com

    Fantastic recommendations! I want to read them all. Under the current political climate women are more energized than they have been in years. It’s time to harness that energy. Thanks for the timely post.

  • Lauren

    Love an empowering book, thank you I’ve pinned. Another great book I would recommend is Girl Boss x

    http://www.wonkylauren.com

  • Caitlin

    I’ve been trying to make an effort to read more empowering female books this year so this article is perfect! I’ve heard great things about the Beauty Myth but haven’t heard of the others. I can’t wait to check them out!

    Caitlin
    wandererandwolf.com

  • Meg

    I LOVED “We” and found to be very relevant to today’s women. One of my top 5 women’s personal and professional development books and well written.