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10 Books Recommendations to Fight Depression and Finding the Inner Peace

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Mar is a child educator and an English lit graduate who enjoys reading and writing poems, articles, and short stories on various topics.


Reading stimulates several parts of your mind. Processing the words you read requires comprehension, to start. Beyond that, reading words off of a page can help you develop your analytical skills, trigger memories, and even expand your creativity.
It has been demonstrated that delving into a good book will lower your stress levels. According to Dr. David Lewis' research, reading just six minutes a day can lower stress levels by 60% through lowering heart rate, reducing muscle tension, and modifying mood.

So, here is the list some books you can start reading now;

"Declutter your mind"

The book teaches us how to live a quiet and relaxed life, how to quit overthinking, and how to overcome worry. This book is for you if you want to get rid of all the negativity, overthinking, and tension from your head. The book is structured into four sections, each of which has a significant impact on our lives and contributes to stress and despair. Thoughts, Obligations, Relationships and Surroundings. The four parts are separately discussed and with given solutions.

"The subtle art of not giving a Fu*k"

This is one of my favorite books, and it is especially helpful for people who are facing failure. The book teaches you to accept yourself for who you are and what you can do. One day, each of us will depart from this earth. It doesn't really matter if we don't do something significant. Continuing to practice daily words and doing your best while admitting all of your shortcomings is a terrific approach to maintain a tranquil mind and a happy existence.

"Atomic Habits"

This is one of the best books that may help us shape our daily lives by modifying our routines. We can gain bigger outcomes later in life in the shape of a more improved and healthier living if we change our daily behaviors. We all know that our everyday routines and work, as well as our thoughts, contribute to the formation of our habits. So, simply said, our habits define our lives, and we may transform our lives by changing a few small habits.

"Ikigai , A Japanese secret to a long and happy life"

This book is another illustration of how, as Japanese people, we may improve our daily lives while striving for a happier and longer life. The book was written by two authors after they visited Japan and were fascinated by the Japanese people's ability to live longer lives. They then interviewed them and discovered the methods and lifestyle practices they used. The book aids in the development of our prosperous futures and careers, as well as a happier, healthier, and longer existence.

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"How to stop overthinking"

The book is mostly concerned with the methods and procedures to take in order to stop overthinking about everything in your life. It provides a quick overview of approaches for reducing overthinking about minor details in daily life. It will teach you how to manage and adapt your mental disturbances and anxiety, as well as how to worry less about what might go wrong during the day.

"Where ever you go, There you are"

The book's main message is right there in the title. That is to say, while at any given time or circumstance, we must be fully immersed in it and not be distracted by other things. The author focuses more on meditation and mindfulness, which can assist us in being attentive, focused, and fully enjoying it.

"Think like a Monk"

Monks are thought to be persons who are quiet, peaceful, happy, and disciplined. Jay Shetty teaches in this book that you don't have to leave your house to have the same tranquility and peace as monks. You can do it by following the principles in this book, which are well-explained. The book is about defining one's self and comparing oneself to others.

"The gift of imperfection"

This is a life-changing book for people who are tired of the idea of perfection. The book covers several concepts, demonstrating that people who strive to be perfect and hide their defects are less happy than those who accept their flaws in front of others and live with them. It's a present for them. They will be less concerned and more content. The conveys a powerful message of acceptance of one's imperfections in every situation. Simply be yourself and concentrate on what you can accomplish by ignoring societal norms.

" Maybe you should talk to someone"

Lori Gottlieb, a psychotherapist, documents several months of therapy with a small group of patients, as well as her personal experience as a therapist and a patient, in this nonfiction work. Gottlieb captures a basic but frequently overlooked truth: that humans grow in tandem. We become more self-aware and work to become more open and vulnerable by watching others grow and work through similar difficulties, as they struggle and fail. We can find the courage to open ourselves up to the world and change by watching others grow and work through similar challenges and issues. Gottlieb's art is a lovely investigation of how collaborative progress is both individual and social at the same time. By putting herself in a vulnerable position and inviting us inside the therapy session with her clients and therapist , she enables us to see her and her patients get back on track, demonstrating how transformation is a universal process.

"The Miracle of Mindfulness"

The book is a mindfulness guide. The book's author , walks the audience through how small moments like these are ideal opportunities to be more conscious of what's going on in the world. This book is an excellent primer on mindfulness , Johnson comments. Grounded in Buddhist teachings , he teaches meditation through real-life situations.

So, grab a coffee and your favorite book and start reading!

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