A lot of us have a tendency of always associating love with romantic love directed toward another person. But the truth is, love is so much more than that. In fact, self-love is practically the key to unlocking any other kind of love. Despite what some may say, self-love is not selfish; it’s necessary. It’s about treating yourself with the same love, respect, and kindness you’d show to others. Use this summer as an opportunity to dedicate yourself to self-care. Here are six books that will aid you in nourishing your soul and spirit.
Milk and Honey by Rupi Kaur. This New York Times bestseller, consists of prose and poems written by the author that touch on the experience of violence, abuse, love, loss, femininity, and healing. It’s proof that no matter how dark life may get, there’s always light on the other side.