5 Smart + Empowering Books Everyone Should Read

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Hiya Gorgeous,

As each season passes, I love experiencing the transformations happening outside my window and inside my mind and spirit. The call for change in the new year. Fresh starts in spring. A hunger for knowledge during fall’s back-to-school season. And, the freedom and joy of summer. But even if you’re feeling motivated to tap into this inspiration, sometimes it’s difficult to know where to start. For me, it’s simple. I read. And, that’s why I’ve gathered five phenomenal books to share with you today.

Pick the one that resonates with your deepest desires. There’s something for everyone in this treasure trove. Then, grab a cup of tea, cozy up in your favorite reading spot and open your heart and mind to the endless possibilities awaiting you.

One book can change your life. I know, because it happens to me time and time again. I hope one of these reads does the same for you…

5 Inspirational Books That’ll Transform Your Inner and Outer Life

Want to harness your divine female energy? Then, read…

Regena Thomashauer’s Pussy: A Reclamation

In Regena Thomashauer’s New York Times Best-Selling book, Pussy: A Reclamation, you’ll discover what no one taught you about the source of your feminine power and how to use it! Mama Gena has been working with women for the past 25 years, turning up the heat on important conversations, like how to stop playing small, how to own our female potential and so much more. This provocative, groundbreaking book is passionate, inspiring and laugh-out-loud funny, and it delivers the tools and practices every woman needs to reclaim her fire and do and be whatever she wants in this life. There’s a revolution afoot, and you’re invited!

Want to bust through fear and learn to embrace the power of surrender? Then, read…

Gabrielle Bernstein’s The Universe Has Your Back

In The Universe Has Your Back, New York Times best-selling author, Gabrielle Bernstein, teaches readers how to transform their fear into faith in order to live a divinely guided life. Each story and lesson guide you to release the blocks to what you long for most: happiness, security and clear direction. The wisdom in this book will help you to relinquish the need to control so that you can relax into a sense of certainty and freedom. Trust me—the universe always has your back!

Want a roadmap to creating a life you love? Then, read…

Jonathan Fields’s How to Live a Good Life

Jonathan Fields’s How to Live a Good Life is a practical and provocative modern-day manual for a life well-lived. Drawn from the intersection of science, spirituality and Jonathan’s years-long quest to learn at the feet of world-renowned masters from nearly every tradition, this book offers simple, yet stunningly powerful, tools for living a life of purpose and passion. No need for blind faith or surrender of intelligence; everything you’ll discover is immediately actionable and subject to validation through your own experience. How to Live a Good Life is not just a book to be read; it’s a path to possibility!

Want to clear up confusion on plant-based foods and make them a part of your plate? Then, read…

Kathy Freston’s The Book of Veganish

New to a plant-based lifestyle? The Book of Veganish, by Kathy Freston, contains everything the vegan-curious need to help them navigate the transition to a plant-based way of living. It’s packed with 70 simple recipes that are perfect for those who don’t want to break the bank or are new to cooking and don’t want to feel overwhelmed by a lifestyle overhaul. Filled with insights on the benefits of adopting a plant-based diet and how to best deal with the rest of the non-vegan world, this book will allow existing and aspiring vegans to feel confident and excited about their new lifestyle choices.

Want to harness the power of flowers to support your health and happiness? Then, read…

Katie Hess’s Flowerevolution

Did you know that plants are psychic? Studies show that our houseplants perceive our stress and make us feel happier, more in tune and more fulfilled. This is the premise of the gorgeous new book by my friend and flower alchemist, Katie Hess. In Flowerevolution, you’ll learn about the transformative power of flower elixirs: how they remove the everyday static of life created by electronics, lack of nature time, stress and other energy-draining influences. Discover how they inspire joy, help us sleep better, enhance confidence, uncover hidden talents and accelerate personal growth in this super intriguing book!

I hope one or more of these books have the honor of touching your life. They’ve certainly touched mine.

Your turn: Which of these messages resonates with you most? Or if there’s a book that’s changed your life, share it in the comments!

Peace & powerful pages,

Kris Carr

P.S. Have you read my foundational diet and lifestyle book yet?

After years of research on my own personal journey, I wrote Crazy Sexy Diet, which now serves as the backbone to my Crazy Sexy world. This book lays out the fundamentals of healthy, plant-based living. If you haven’t read it yet, check Crazy Sexy Diet out today!