“Anger is not ok.” “Failure is not allowed.” “It’s ok, don’t cry.” “Anger, sadness, and jealousy are low vibrational.” “Everything happens for a reason, so don’t be upset.” “You should be grateful because so many other people have it so much worse.” “Positive vibes only.”

In this chaotic world full of expectations and reputations and so much self-doubt and fake people, it is something of a challenge sometimes to really live in a way that reflects our true, authentic selves. I’ve found a few books that give us inspiration and encouragement to truly start living from a place of authenticity,