Reading to support our mental health journey is important. But, it can be difficult to find helpful and relatable options.

Our guest Arienne works closely with mental health professionals and is here to share her thoughts about the evolving nature of “self help” books. Tune in to hear about what we look for in supportive mental health materials and the reads that have helped us on our self-exploration journey.


What we talked about

  • Mindset shifts around finances and creating wealth.

  • What we consider a mental health book.

  • Figuring out what we need from materials that support our wellness journey.

  • The shift in the self-help and mental wellness space.

  • Thoughts around the terms self-exploration and discovery.

  • The stigma around self-help books.

  • Tips for finding supportive mental wellness books.


Books mentioned in this episode:


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Other links mentioned in this episode:

  1. Living Single episode with Jasmine Guy (Season 3 – Episode 19)


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