15 Books That Will Lift Your Spirits On Your Lowest Days
Even if you don't have depression, you're bound to have low days. You know, the ones where you can't get out of your funk and everything seems like a lot less fun than normal? Those days suck, especially when your normal entertainment sources don't even seem to satisfy you. I mean, what are you supposed to do when your favorite rom-com just isn't funny anymore?
For the days you feel like crawling into bed and staying, there's one entertainment option that might appeal to you: reading. Now, hear me out: you're going to be in bed anyway, and it's better to curl up with a good book than alone, isn't it? That's what I thought.
See, books understand when you aren't having a good day, or week, or year. They'll never make you feel worse when you can't get any lower, and they won't rush you to being "normal" again. Books are patient helpers, and they can be your best friends when you feel as if no one else cares.
Here are my top 15 books to lift your spirits on those down-in-the-dumps days and bring you back to your old, good-humored self. They might not work instantly, but they won't make you feel worse, and they'll keep you entertained while you sort out all your bad feelings.
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