Health and cheerfulness naturally beget each other.     

Joseph Addison

I love wellness books.   Healthy cookbooks, positive inspiring memoirs,, and scientific explorations.   – I love all of them.  I’ve been all about personal growth for a few years, but as I get older it’s getting more important to me.   I want to be the best person I can be, inside and out!    This is what’s on my nightstand right now!

The Wellness Mama Cookbook by Katie Wells 

The Wellness Mama is the most fabulous healthy blogger.  I have loved her blog for years.  Her cookbook is amazing.  It’s full of simple, delicious recipes using all-natural ingredients and the photography is so good.

Tides: The Science and Spirit of the Ocean by Jonathan White

In Tides: The Science and Spirit of the Ocean, writer, sailor, and surfer Jonathan White takes readers across the globe to discover the science and spirit of ocean tides.   I have this intense love of the sea, in this book the author travels around the world learning about this love that many of us share.

The Compassionate Chick’s Guide to DIY Beauty by Sunny Subramanian & Chrystle Fiedler

I want to do better.  I want to buy better.   Part DIY vegan beauty how-to, part cookbook, and part self-improvement manifesto, The Compassionate Chick’s Guide to Beauty showcases non-toxic, rejuvenating and restorative skin care and beauty products that you can whip up in your kitchen with simple ingredients for pennies per treatment.    SOLD!   Saving Money and living green.

Kintsugi Wellness by Candice Kumai

Candice guides us through her favorite Japanese traditions and practices for cultivating inner strength and living a gracious life, interwoven with dozens of recipes for healthy, Japanese-inspired cuisine. Kintsugi Wellness provides the tools we all need to reclaim the art of living well.    Healthy yummy food and a simple inspired life, so much YES!

What wellness books are you reading right now?