Positive Affirmations | Read with me :)

More often than not, I find myself reaching for my phone first thing in the morning. For one, it's usually by my bed, and two, I feel the need to check all my emails and messages to catch up on all the things I had missed while I was sleeping.

But what was I really missing?

I was missing the reason why I was waking up every day. I was so caught up in routine and making things perfect, that I forgot to just live a little. It was during this realization that I remembered something I'd read a few years ago, about how picking up a book when you wake up, instead of an electronic, will positively affect both your mood and health. So, I tried it.

I picked up the book Treasure Yourself by Miranda Kerr. 
It's full of positive thoughts and empowering words for all stages of life. 
I bought this book a few years ago, and since then, I believe Kerr has released another book in this collection that I am sure is worth reading as well :) 

Another book that I think is great to read when you need a little dose of wisdom is The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz. I like the description written on the top of the book "A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom," because I feel like that perfectly describes this book.
When reading this, I feel like I am getting the answers I need to get through life, 
in the most peaceful and beautiful way. 

Bloom, is a book I received from a friend who knew I needed some positive affirmations to get me through all the stresses of school and life. 
The preface begins with, "Don't just go through life, grow through life," and there is a quote on every page that symbolizes growth and blossoming into your best self. 

I hope you guys try picking up a book instead of your phone one of these mornings! 
I swear, it not only helps your eyes adjust to the morning light, but it awakens your mind so that you can have a productive and enlightened day :)

What are some of your favorite books?
Let me know in the comments below!

xo Danielle


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