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It's easy to feel a little bit on the negative side during the winter months. But, there's no better "pick me up" than binge reading a motivational book to keep you moving right into exams. 

1. Girl, Wash Your Face

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Hollis walks us through all the lies we tend to tell ourselves, how to overcome them, and the less to be learned. She created a blog titled TheChicSite.com and turned a passion into a business. She continues to run her blog today, is a New York Times Best Selling Author, and an Instagram influencer. 

2. I Am That Girl: How to Speak Your Truth, Discover Your Purpose, and #bethatgirl

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Currently available for free with Kindle Unlimited, I am that Girl is a guide to being the best version of yourself. BONUS: The foreword is written by Sophia Bush. 

3. Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear

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What's your number one fear? What about the thing you want the most in the world? In Big Magic, Gilbert teaches us how to fight our fears and go after the things we love. 

4. Year of Yes: How to Dance It Out, Stand In the Sun and Be Your Own Person

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Have you ever watched Grey's Anatomy? Well, dance it out with your person and grab a copy of Shonda Rhimes Bestseller. She may have created some of the most popular TV shows on television, but she didn't do it without struggling first. After being told that she always says no, Rhimes is committed to saying yes to everything for one year. 

5. Becoming

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Michelle Obama became one arguably one of the most influential women in the modern day. In Becoming, she reflects on her past and shares the experiences that got her where she is now

Truth be told, I'm not a big reader. But, one of my favorite things to read is motivational books. They seem to get a great way of getting back into the hustle. So, save this list to your Pinterest board for a rainy day.

Kassidy is a dual marketing and legal studies major at Drexel University in Philadelphia. When she's not in class, you can find her binging a new Netflix series, reading, or standing in line at Starbucks.
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