5 books about courage, inner strength and self-care

5 books about courage, inner strength and self-care

Reading the right books can be a life-changing experience. When you feel uninspired and stuck at some point, reading an inspirational book could help you get out of a rut and transform your perspective. Here are the five carefully selected books that we find inspiring and hope they can inspire you in some ways!


The Finnish Way: Finding Courage, Wellness, and Happiness Through the Power of Sisu

Sisu management or daily sisu is about exercising self-care by doing simple things such as getting some fresh air and exercise, eating a well-balanced diet, and getting enough rest.
- Pantzar, Katja. The Finnish Way


This is the book that inspires us to start this brand. We name our brand with "Sisu," as we believe in the power of "Sisu" - the day-to-day courage that transforms ourselves into a better person. This book is a practical and simple guide for finding happiness and wellness in our daily lives. 

If you want to have a makeover about your lifestyle that empowers you to glow inside-out, this is the book that you need to read before you re-design your life.


The Obstacle Is the Way: The Timeless Art of Turning Trials into Triumph


How we approach, view, and contextualize an obstacle, and what we tell ourselves it means, determines how daunting and trying it will be to overcome.
- Holiday, Ryan. The Obstacle Is the Way


We all know that obstacles are inevitable on the road to our dreams. What matters the most is how we perceive and react to these obstacles and turn them into the stepping stones to our triumph. This book blends in the inspirations from the ancient Greek philosophy of enduring pain or adversity with perseverance and resilience. It shows us ways to turn our frustrations into advantages and opportunities. 


If you feel frustrated about the problems you are currently facing and need some resilience boosts, this book is for you. 


Good Vibes, Good Life: How Self-Love Is the Key to Unlocking Your Greatness 

You have everything you need to create an exciting and beautiful life, and it all begins with loving yourself. By building and maintaining a high vibration, you'll achieve your dreams.

- King, Vex. Good Vibes, Good Life 


If you are new to the personal improvement world, this book is definitely suitable for knowing the power of good vibes and self-love. This book is easy to read and full of positivity. It inspires us to practise self-care and cultivate positive lifestyle habits to be better selves than yesterday.



Inner Engineering: A Yogi's Guide to Joy


Why do you need to be pleasant within? The answer is self-evident. When you are in a pleasant inner state, you are naturally pleasant to everyone and everything around you.

Sadhguru. Inner Engineering


If you are into yoga and believe in the transformative power of yoga, you will definitely love this book. This book presents a pathway to readers on achieving well-being with the practice of yoga philosophy. It is full of spiritual insights, at the same time highly engaging and easy to understand. After reading this book, you will gain a new perspective about cultivating your inner intelligence.  


Self-Compassion: The Proven Power of Being Kind to Yourself

Self-compassion provides an island of calm, a refuge from the stormy seas of endless positive and negative self-judgment, so that we can finally stop asking, “Am I as good as they are? Am I good enough?”

Neff, Kristin. Self-Compassion 


Sometimes, we are constantly judging ourselves and others without realizing it. It creates self-sabotaging thoughts and criticisms about ourselves. This book helps you to get rid of self-criticism and learn to be kind to yourself. Once you heal your destructive emotional pattern, you know how to be happier and healthier. 



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