10 Best Self Help Books by Female Authors

Over the past decades, self-help books have been rising in popularity as a way to combat stress, find more inner peace, and achieve goals and desires. Used as a supplement to therapy and other self-care routines, they can be an effective way to improve mental health and life circumstances.

Some of the most popular self help and personal development books on the market now are written by female authors and cover topics such as self-compassion, emotional awareness, and leadership.

Here are the ten best self help books written by women:

  1. Dare to Lead by Brene Brown
  2. Self-Compassion: The Proven Power of Being Kind to Yourself by Kristin Neff
  3. Untamed by Glennon Doyle
  4. Emotional Agility: Get Unstuck, Embrace Change, and Thrive in Work and Life by Susan David
  5. Help, Thanks, Wow: Three Essential Prayers by Anne Lamott
  6. How Emotions are Made: The Secret Life of the Brain by Lisa Feldman Barrett
  7. You Are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life by Jen Sincero
  8. The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing by Marie Kondo
  9. 13 Things Mentally Strong Women Don’t Do: Own Your Power, Channel Your Confidence, and Find Your Authentic Voice for a Life of Meaning and Joy by Amy Morin
  10. Dance of Anger: A Woman’s Guide to Changing the Patterns of Intimate Relationships by Harriet Lerner