Homework, deadlines, and responsibilities can make it easy for you to forget about your well-being. Taking care of yourself mentally is just as important as taking care of yourself physically, though balancing both can be tricky.
If you need to escape, but are unable to shirk the rigors of a semester underway, these three books will help you inhale the good, exhale the bad, and leave your worries behind.
Am I There Yet? The Loop-de-loop, Zigzagging Journey to Adulthood
by Mari Andrew —$13.99
Whether you feel like life totally sucks or has its normal ups and downs, this book reminds you that you’re not alone in the intricate journey of self-discovery. And hey, it’s got pictures!
You are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life
by Jen Sincero —$12.29
If self-doubt is standing in your way, then this book will help you tap into the badass you’ve always been. This hilarious how-to guide offers inspiration, advice, and personal development exercises to stop self-sabotaging and start living your best life.
Convenience Store Woman
by Sayaka Murata —$13.52
When you need a break from reality, this quirky story will transport you to Tokyo through the eccentric musings of a misfit masking as normal. The heroine will make you laugh, relate, embrace your inner weirdo, and stop worrying about fitting in.