Treat your mind to more positivity and uplifting content. You know, the kind of content that can change your life forever (in a good way). Here are some must-have books for your mental wellness reading (or listening) list.

By the way, I have read each of the books on this list. And these 31 titles are so worth the read. Take your time working through the list so you can soak in the goodness. Enjoy!

Please note: The books are listed in no particular order. The first book on the list is just as awesome as the last book on the list. 🙂 

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Recommended Reading for Mental Wellness

  1. Unf#ck Your Brain by Faith G. Harper PhD LPC-S ACS ACN
  2. Mastering the Skill of Reinvention by Coach Pamela Mitchell
  3. Your Magical Divine Experiment by Luanne Oakes
  4. The Compound Effect by Darren Hardy
  5. Peace is Every Step by Thich Nhat Hanh
  6. How to Own Your Own Mind by Napoleon Hill
  7. The Five Levels of Attachment by Don Miguel Ruiz Jr.
  8. The Power of Self-Coaching by Joseph J. Luciani Ph.D
  9. The Mental Toughness Advantage by Douglas Clydesdale Comstock
  10. NeuroWisdom by Mark Robert Waldman, Chris Manning PhD
  11. Subconscious Mind Secrets by Stephens Hyang
  12. The Craving Mind by Judson Brewer
  13. Stop Anxiety from Stopping You by Dr. Helen Odessky
  14. The Success Lie by Janelle Bruland
  15. Hello, Habits by Fumio Sasaki
  16. Napoleon Hill’s Keys to Positive Thinking by Napoleon Hill, Michael J. Ritt Jr.
  17. Wake Up! by Chris Barez-Brown
  18. Being Peace by Thich Nhat Hanh
  19. The Energy of Prayer by Thich Nhat Hanh
  20. The Things You Can See Only When You Slow Down by Haemin Sunim
  21. Atomic Habits by James Clear
  22. The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck by Mark Manson
  23. 12 Rules for Life by Jordan B. Peterson
  24. Focal Point by Brian Tracy
  25. Cleaning Up Your Mental Mess by Dr. Caroline Leaf
  26. Burnout: The Secret to Unlocking the Stress Cycle by Emily Nagoski PhD, Amelia Nagoski DMA
  27. Decluttering at the Speed of Life by Dana K. White
  28. Stillness is the Key by Ryan Holiday
  29. When the Body Says No by Daniel Mate
  30. How to Manage Your Home Without Losing Your Mind by Dana K. White
  31. Control Your Mind and Master Your Feelings by Eric Robertson


What are some of your favorite books on your Mental Wellness Reading List? Feel free to share in the comments!


  • Briana Marie

    Briana Marie is a mental health and financial literacy advocate, and founder of Major League Mommy. In her spare time, Briana enjoys yoga, travel, and spending time with her Husband and two daughters.

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