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5 Books That Will Inspire You To Conquer The Globe

We all need a little reassurance that hard work pays off, especially when you’re in school and working two or more jobs. When you start feel like life is getting a little too rough, or you just need some inspiration or drive to keep yourself going, try reading one of these books!


  1. Power Your Happy, by Lisa Sugar



Founder of PopSugar, Lisa Sugar chronicles her life and career in this how-to-guide to living a happy life alongside a successful career.


  1. I Am That Girl: How to Speak Your Truth, Discover Your Purpose, and #bethatgirl, by Alexis Jones.



Girl power, self confidence and a forward written by Sophia Bush? This book is the Mecca of self-discovery and #girlboss advice. Alexis Jones gets real about being a girl in the working world and her desire to help women of all ages redefine the standard and rock the world.


  1. Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear, by Elizabeth Gilbert



For the creative soul who needs a nudge – Elizabeth Gilbert, author of Eat, Pray, Love, is the queen of inspiration. Big Magic is a picture of Gilbert’s genius creative process and a helpful guide to finding inspiration in everyday life. Warning – it will inspire you to be amazing.


  1. Thrive: The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Life of Well-Being, Wisdom, and Wonder, by Arianna Huffington



As creator of the Huffington Post, Arianna Huffington is your go-to-girl for advice in the big bad world of the hard-working and successful. Learn about Huffington herself and how she created one of the most popular websites for news and entertainment.


5. The Universe Has Your Back: Transform Fear to Faith, By Gabrielle Bernstein



Best-selling author Gabrielle Bernstein chimes in on her idea of living freely and without fear. This book guides readers on the path of transforming fear into faith, and teaches them how to give up control intelligently in order to live a happier and to truly live.


*All images courtesy of Amazon.com and PopSugar


Carlee Nilphai

Millersville '19

Carlee is a Millersville University graduate with a BA in Print Journalism and a double minor in Music and Theatre. Her favorite topics to write about involve career, environmental issues, pop culture, budgeting hacks, and Taylor Swift. Carlee lives in Lancaster, PA and has a corgi named Alan.
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