Last Updated on November 10, 2020 by Camilla Gill
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Let’s be honest, inspirational quotes for young women can be cheesy. We know. But no one can deny that they don’t help.
Sometimes being a young woman can be confusing as hell. There are days when you might feel like giving up on your dreams, or maybe you don’t even know what your dream is yet.
And those are the days, when even the strongest young woman needs an inspiring quote or two (or seven).
However, inspiring quotes can only go so far. If you’re serious about wanting to make a change and wanting to improve the way you feel permanently, then it’s important towork on yourself.
Self-love books about self-care, self-love and personal development are a big part of my life. And I believe they should be a part of every young millennial women’s life.
Below is a curation of my favorite inspirational quotes and self-love books for young women.
I hope you find inspiration and motivation for you to achieve your dreams.
10 Self-Love Books & Quotes For Young Women
“Love yourself first and everything else falls into line”
The sooner young women realize how important it is to love yourself before anyone else, the sooner you can go on to achieve great things.
My favorite book on self love is Radical Self-Love by Gala Darling. It’s my go-to book whenever I need to fall in love with myself again and boost my self esteem.
“The only failure is quitting. Everything else is just gathering information.”
This is an amazing quote to remember. Becoming a successful woman means you have to be willing to fail. When you are failing you are learning, becoming stronger, and learning more about who you are and what you want. Embrace failure and success will come.
If you need that motivational push to get your life in order and change things up, then Jen Sincero is your girl. Her book was life-changing for me and got me in touch with my spiritual side.
“With every act of self-care, your authentic self gets stronger.”
Self-care and self-love are confused as being the same thing. But self-care is an act of self-love. You do self-care in order to love yourself and improve your self-love.
How do you perform self-care though? If you’re just getting into the self-care movement, it can be confusing. Luckily, there are some amazing inspirational books out there that can help you get started with self-care.
“I believe in knowing who you are but without limiting yourself to your own expectation of who you are.”
Getting to know who you are is so important to working out what you want out of life. I wrote a detailed guide on how to get to know yourself.
However, if you want some extra detailed advice, I recommend the Self Exploration Journal by Meera Lee Patel.
“Reading is essential for those who seek to rise above the ordinary.”
Although not so much an inspiring quote, this phrase sums up the importance of reading in order to live an inspirational life. Reading is the key to leveling up and constantly improving.
Last year, I made it my News Year’s resolution to read more so I decided to invest in a Kindle to help me achieve this goal. Having a Kindle means I have a world of books at my fingertips neatly in my backpack.
Instead of scrolling through Instagram when I am on a bus or sat waiting, I turn to my Kindle and develop my mind.
“Everyone wants to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.”
Oprah knows best. Always. True friendship is rare to find, when you come across a loyal friend then make sure you do your best to hold on to them.
Successful women know that good women raise other women up. For more inspiring advice from Oprah, check out her collection of short essays.
Perfect for picking up for 5 minutes of calm reflection.
“If you base your self-worth on what everyone else thinks of you, you hand all your power over to other people and become dependent on a source outside of yourself for validation.”
A successful millennial women knows that a relationship does not define her.
She is sure to put herself and her needs first before turning to a partner to fulfil her. Sometimes even the strongest of us forget this and find ourselves in unhealthy or toxic relationships.
That’s when books like How To Love Yourself come in.
“Discovering what you don’t want is just as important as finding out what you do.”
Wouldn’t it be cool to know exactly what you want in life. What your goals and hopes are? They know what they want in life.
“The only way you’ll find out if you ‘have it in you’ is to get to work and see if you do.”
Once you’ve worked out how to live an inspiring life, how do you go about putting your plan into action?
With S.M.A.R.T. Goals, that’s how!
“Vulnerability is not winning or losing; it’s having the courage to show up and be seen when we have no control over the outcome.
This last inspiring quote for all young millennial women reading this is my favorite. My quote of the year. Living vulnerably means taking risks and taking risks is what leads to success.
If I could recommend one book for all young women to read to feel inspired about life, it would be Brene’s Daring Greatly.