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5 Books to Empower You This Fall

You are great. Did you know that? If you are ever in need of a reminder, the five books below will do the trick. You'll find heart breaking and inspiring stories, as well as tips to bring out your best self. From stories of finding yourself to falling in love, these reads NEED to be included in your fall reading plans.

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Love Warrior by Glennon Doyle

This New York Times Bestseller and Oprah's Book Club 2016 Selection follows Glennon Doyle through her journey of healing after being faced with disloyalty and heartache. Doyle knows that her deepest pain has the ability to open a new door to a happier life. This beautifully written memoir, now available in paperback, is a heartening narrative of how we are all born to be strong and powerful warriors.

Braving the Wilderness: The Quest for True Belonging and Courage to Stand Alone by Brené Brown

"True belonging doesn’t require us to change who we are. It requires us to be who we are." Social scientist Brené Brown explores how our experiences bring meaning to our lives and challenges the way we find belonging in the communities that surround us. Brown offers four practices of true belonging through her expert use of research, anecdotes and honesty.

Bored and Brilliant: How Spacing Out Can Unlock Your Most Productive and Creative Self by Manoush Zomorodi

What do you do when you get bored? Scroll through your phone? Watch hours of cat videos? Manoush Zomorodi tells of how we can harness boredom and use it to be happier and more productive. Bored and Brilliant is filled with exercises anyone can do to help promote original thinking and creativity without having to abandon their beloved devices.

Taking Aim: Daring to Be Different, Happier, and Healthier in the Great Outdoors by Eva Shockey

Hunting isn’t just a man’s game. Acclaimed bow hunter Eva Shockey shares how hunting and fishing has brought her closer to nature and to her dream. Readers get to follow Shockey on her trips to Alaska, where she hunts caribou and tracks a bull moose on her wild adventures. Throughout her powerful storytelling, Eva encourages readers to believe in themselves and find the courage to pursue their dreams.

Rabbit: The Autobiography of Ms. Pat by Patricia Williams

After growing up in Atlanta during the crack epidemic and having two children by fifteen, Patricia Williams (aka Ms. Pat), was determined to make a better life for herself and her children. Through her stories detailing the ups and downs of her life, Pat uses wisdom and humor to share her inspiring autobiography.

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