With all the external stresses of modern life, we crave relief, answers, and guidance. Luckily, there is a canon of literature available to provide insight, wisdom, and support.

I won’t lie—for a long time, I had no interest in this kind of book. Sit down and look at my shit when I don’t have to? No thank you. Then, in my early twenties, I developed Crohn’s Disease and struggled with a major bout of anxiety. These two events collectively brought me to my knees. That was when I first encountered the work of wellness OGs such as Louise Hay and Wayne Dyer. They were total life-savers.