With September being the beginning of school, it inspired us to take a little break from fashion and really dig deep to give you a positive influence for day-to-day life through reading. All of us need a pick me up every so often and books provide a way to escape, expand our imagination and give us some great advice and mood boosting. Start off Fall by grabbing a strong cup of coffee, a comfy chair and a good book. Here is our list of some fabulous reads for hard-working women like you!
I Shouldn’t Be Telling You This by Kate White
In this New York Times bestseller, Kate White offers practical advice to accomplish and manage professional success. The former Cosmopolitan editor-in-chief shares tips on everything from getting a job and managing projects to networking and handling office gossip. Each chapter is short, catchy and with a hint of humor and personal stories. It's a great read for all working women, regardless of where they are in their career.
I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou
This is the first of her seven-part series of autobiographical novels. The distressing memoir explores her hardship to break away from the shackles of racial oppression and sexism. While offering constructive critique, the acclaimed poet also delivers a message of strength and hope. Every woman should read this book and may relate to times you wanted your voice heard and when people and difficult circumstances tried to silence you.
The Confidence Code by Katty Kay & Claire Shipman
It is safe to say, almost all women, at some point have had confidence issues. Whether it was when you were a teenager in high school and were scared to walk across a room, or 10 years later, you are a hard working woman and have to give a presentation in front of a room full of people staring at you. In this New York Times bestseller, it gives an authentic look at the real and common confidence struggles we face as women, and gives relatable ways to overcome those obstacles.
Girl, Wash Your Face by Rachel Hollis
Founder of TheChicSite.com and CEO of her own media company, Rachel Hollis explores the 20 lies she has experienced in her life that either made her feel unworthy, ready to give up or overwhelmed. Hollis encourages other women to live life with passion and hustle and to achieve their goals!
Please share with us any uplifting, hardworking women generated books you have found that give you that extra boost when you need it most. Happy reading!