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The Best Self-Help and Wellness Books of 2022

There’s always room to work on your self-improvement and well-being. Browse our selection of the best self-help and wellness books on nutrition, meditation, mental health, and more, at Indigo.

Self-Help Books

Get the motivation you need to better yourself with our top self-help books.

Atlas of the Heart by Brené Brown

This title breaks down 87 human emotions, many of which are inexplicable, and defines them in great detail.

Will by Will Smith and Mark Manson

An inspiring read about the A-list actor and musician that goes beyond memoir, offering useful wisdom and life lessons.

Wellness Books

Excellent reads to help you prioritize your well-being.

The Menopause Manifesto: Own Your Health With Facts and Feminism by Dr. Jen Gunter

Get the facts straight on menopause from Canadian OB/GYN Jen Gunter.

Body Talk: How To Embrace Your Body and Start Living Your Best Life by Katie Sturino

Reframe the way you view your body with this compelling book.

Mental Health Books

Learn more about mental health issues with these in-depth titles.

What Happened To You?: Conversations on Trauma, Resilience, and Healing by Oprah Winfrey and Bruce D. Perry

Understand how past trauma impacts us in ways we never knew.

The Set Boundaries Workbook by Nedra Glover Tawwab

Learn how to set clear boundaries and keep your mental health in check.

Creativity & Inspiration Books

Take a much-needed mental break and browse our inspirational books and guided journals to unleash your thoughts, feelings, and creativity.

Wreck This Journal Expanded Ed. by Keri Smith

Wind down and destress with this quirky journal.

A Book That Takes Its Time: An Unhurried Adventure in Creative Mindfulness by Irene Smit and Astrid Van Der Hulst

This wonderful tome is equal parts self-help read, mindfulness journal, and scrapbook.

Meditation Books

Our collection of meditation and mindfulness reads can help you slow down and start living with intention.

Think Like a Monk: Train Your Mind for Peace and Purpose Every Day by Jay Shetty

Life coach and former monk Jay Shetty dishes on how to stop worrying and start experiencing life.

The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment by Eckhart Tolle

Renowned teacher Eckhart Tolle breaks down how to live in the moment in this famous manual.

Alternative Health Books

Explore new ways to take control of your health with our selection of alternative health books.

Forest Bathing: How Trees Can Help You Find Health and Happiness by Qing Li

Find happiness and peace through the Japanese practice of forest bathing.

Chakra Healing: A Beginner's Guide to Self-Healing Techniques That Balance the Chakras by Margarita Alcantara

Learn how to balance your chakras with this beginner-friendly primer.

Nutrition Books

Work towards a healthier you by picking up one of our bestselling nutrition reads.

Becoming Sugar-Free by Julie Daniluk

Kick your sugar habit to the curb to help reduce inflammation.

The Mind-Gut Connection by Emeran Mayer

This title explores the mysterious connection between our gut and brain.

Psychology books

Wondering why we do the things we do? Find answers in our top psychology and psychiatry books.

The Happiness Advantage by Shawn Achor

This international bestseller unpacks how happiness impacts every aspect of our lives.

Attached by Amir Levine and Rachel Heller

A must-read that explores different attachment types in relationships.