Skip To Content
    This post has not been vetted or endorsed by BuzzFeed's editorial staff. BuzzFeed Community is a place where anyone can create a post or quiz. Try making your own!

    Six Spiritual Self-Help Reads To Help Guide You This Summer

    Every now and again its nice to step back, regroup and rethink the path that you are heading towards. These six spiritual self-help reads will encourage you to think beyond a traditional mindset, discover your true inner self and ultimately lead you to maximum happiness and compassion.

    1. Stay, Breathe with Me: The Gift of Compassionate Medicine by Helen Allison and Irene Allison

    Unlike any other medical book, Stay, Breathe with Me touches on the positive outcomes of the multidisciplinary elements of palliative medicine. Authors Helen and Irene Allison wrote this self-help book with sincere knowledge and passion, in order to illustrate the importance of bringing compassion back into health care.

    2. A Ceremony Called Life: When Your Morning Coffee Is as Sacred as Holy Water by Tehya Sky

    When celebrating a birth, rejoicing over a marriage or mourning the loss of a loved one, we are present and fully aware of the surrounding, emotions and feelings connected to the situation. In A Ceremony Called Life, Tehya Sky suggests that as individuals, we should bring this type of awareness to the ordinary moments, thus creating a greater life experience. Sky discusses topics encouraging readers to open their eyes to the majestic world around them, learn how to be more connected and present in every moment and ultimately achieve the most fulfilling life.

    3. Tears to Triumph: The Spiritual Journey from Suffering to Enlightenment by Marianne Williamson

    Internationally known educator, speaker and New York Times bestselling author Marianne Williamson explains that avoiding pain is harmful to our lives and ultimately detaches us from our deepest emotions, hindering us from healing and spiritual awareness. Written with great insight and passion, Tears to Triumph educates and encourages readers to recognize pain and acknowledge their true feelings and emotions.

    4. The Outward Mindset: Seeing Beyond Ourselves by The Arbinger Institute

    Many people operate around their personal goals, wants and needs, often neglecting the outer universe around them. The Outward Mindset consists of a collection of true stories, guidelines and one empowering goal that encourages individuals and organizations to shift to the outward mindset in order to spark collaboration, increase performance and elevate innovation.

    5. Profit from Happiness: The Unity of Wealth, Work and Personal Fulfillment by Jake Ducey

    Jake Ducey argues that quitting your job, traveling the world or volunteering your time doesn’t give you happiness. Instead, he recommends wholeheartedly connecting with the people around you in order to achieve ultimate happiness. In Profit from Happiness, Ducey provides a guide to achieve maximum happiness and success in life, work, school and home.

    6. Discover Your Authentic Self: Be You, Be Free, Be Happy by Sherrie Dillard

    Discover Your Authentic Self is a collection of 150 stories that encourage a reader to get rid of what is false and accept, know and express their true self. These stories consist of exercises, meditations, personal stories, quotes and question prompts.

    Create your own post!

    This post was created by a member of the BuzzFeed Community.You can join and make your own posts and quizzes.

    Sign up to create your first post!