According to recent studies, worrying about friends and family is one of the main drivers of Covid-19 stress. As much as we try to escape these feelings through binge eating and exercise, researchers found that these habits are doing little to improve our mental state.
To help ease pandemic stress, mindfulness techniques and learning more about wellness and resilience could help. We found the best wellness books on the market to help you master your inner calm, navigate change and optimise your well-being during these difficult times.
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1. Option B
Have you ever thought about resilience as a muscle that can be built? Written by Facebook’s COO, Sheryl Sandberg and psychologist Adam Grant, Option B is Sandberg’s autobiography where she shares her personal insights on navigating grief and building resilience after her husband’s sudden death in 2015.
The book goes beyond Sandberg's own experience and also covers Grant’s research on finding strength in adversity, exploring how people overcome different hardships such as illnesses, sexual assault, war violence, job loss and natural disasters. 2020 hasn’t been anyone’s option A, but we can all make the most of our option B.
Available on Amazon