Books to help get you through difficult times on Never Give Up Day

Never Give Up Day is all about cultivating a mindset of determination, which helps us to get through all of the difficult challenges that life throws our way. And August 18th is officially Never Give Up Day! Use the the hashtag #nevergiveupday on your social media feeds to help others facing obstacles. Here are some books to support you through the dark days:

📚 Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance by Dr Angela Duckworth

📚 Why Has Nobody Told Me This Before? by Dr Julie Smith

📚 The Comfort Book by Matt Haig

📚 Stop Overthinking: 23 Techniques to Relieve Stress, Stop Negative Spirals, Declutter Your Mind, and Focus on the Present by Nick Trenton

📚 Rising Strong: How the Ability to Reset Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead by Brené Brown

📚 Think like a Monk by Jay Shetty

📚 How to Own the Room: Women and the Art of Brilliant Speaking by Viv Groskop

📚 No Such Thing as Normal by Bryony Gordon

📚 Resilient: How to Grow an Unshakable Core of Calm, Strength, and Happiness by Forrest Hanson and Rick Hanson

What books help keep you going? Comment below!

Check out early episodes on perseverance where we talk about Dr Duckworth’s book Grit.

Don’t forget our conversation with When The Clouds Come co-author Drew Povey on resilience:

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Suswati Basu is a writer, journalist, producer and feminist activist residing in London. She has written for the Guardian, Huffington Post and the F-Word blogs, and has worked for various media outlets such as the BBC, Channel 4 and for ITV News/ITN. She currently works as a senior intelligence expert.

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