Updated: Sep 21
Experience is the best teacher. Yet, sometimes, we hold onto things from our past a bit longer than necessary. When you work to release those things, you get lighter and lighter.
The books below are not only for black women. However, I believe they can benefit Black women, primarily since they are written by Black women who experienced the internal struggle many of us have faced.
Overcoming The Angry Vagina
By Queen Afua
It is possible for past hurt to pass down through generations and affect your decision-making without you even realizing it. This book offers the opportunity to explore the root of this hurt, gain historical insight, and discover remedies and affirmations that can help empower you on your journey toward healing.
By Jessamyn Stanley
At times, getting your body in motion may seem unfamiliar and uncomfortable. For those who tend to observe their emotions and feelings closely, this book provides guidance on reconnecting with yourself through yoga. Jessamyn showcases how people of any size can increase their physical strength and appreciate their body's beauty, ultimately fostering self-assurance and faith in their journey.
By Sarah Jakes Roberts
Although I am not religious, I believe in the power of learning and self-improvement. Sarah's book encourages readers to reflect on their narratives and discover their inner truth, ultimately developing stronger character.
You deserve to pack light, sis; if you haven't done so already, see if you can relate to any of these books.