This April, there are many wellness books that focus on accepting yourself and every challenge that comes your way, including problems navigating adulthood, manhood, and navigating the world as a woman. Here are five books coming out this month to help you on your healing journey.
1. Your Turn: How to Be an Adult by Julie Lythcott-Haims
In our changing world, it is hard to define what being an adult is. Once defined by 20th-century psychologists as checking certain markers like getting a job, having children, and completing education, these have become only parts of the answer in our developing world. In Your Turn, Julie Lythcott-Haims aims to help early adults challenge anxiety, stress, and unease through a compassionate outlook and a variety of experiences. With this book, readers can feel like they are not just playing a role and actually become comfortable with uncertainty and gain strength to keep going. Pick up a copy starting April 6th!
2. Huddle: How Women Unlock Their Collective Power by Brooke Baldwin
In Huddle, CNN News Anchor Brooke Baldwin explores this phenomenon where women lean on each other for support, inspiration, and strength in order to create change. With a mix of diverse ages, races, religions, and more, Huddle investigates how women heal together, tackle male dominated fields, utilize all-girl learning environments, and more. She also tells her own story and growth from growing up in the South to climbing the ladder in a male-dominated industry. Get your copy starting April 6th.
3. The Way of Integrity: Finding the Path to Your True Self by Martha Beck
Inspired by The Divine Comedy, in The Way of Integrity sociologist and Life Coach Martha Beck gives a four-stage process to find integrity, thus finding a sense of purpose, emotional healing, and a life free of mental suffering Additionally, Beck shows readers how to read internal signs to lead them to their true path and recognize what they truly want in life. You can get your copy starting April 13th.
4. Call of the Wild: How We Heal Trauma, Awaken Our Own Power, and Use It For Good by Kimberly Ann Johnson
Call of the Wild explores how the nervous system responds to trauma in women. From small things such as getting in fights with friends or larger aspects like natural disasters and sexual assault, Johnson shows how to work with the nervous system and how to connect with the “animal self,” or the deepest, most intuitive nature. Order your copy for its release on April 13th.
5. Man Enough: Undefining My Masculinity by Justin Baldoni
Director and actor Justin Baldoni tackles the difficult topic of toxic masculinity and its effect on men in Man Enough, with topics ranging from strength and vulnerability, relationships, racial justice, gender equality, parenthood, and body image struggles. Baldoni wants men to break through societal expectations and to listen to their true nature. Get your copy starting April 27th.