Summer reads

12 Wellness Focused Books for Summer Beach Trips

With sunnier, warmer days ahead, we are thinking ahead to our summer vacation plans! We love creating a reading list for the summer and today we’re sharing 12 books that are good for the mind, body, and soul. We hope these beach reads inspire and encourage you to achieve your wellness goals. Enjoy and don’t forget your SPF!

Eat Pretty, Live Well

Eat Pretty, Live Well book cover

The Power Greens Cookbook

the power greens cookbook cover - 140 delicious superfood recipes

The Longevity Book

The longevity book cover by cameron diaz

Meditations from the Mat: Daily Reflections on the Path of Yoga

Meditations from the mat - reflections on the path of yoga book cover


Calm book cover

Perfectly Imperfect: The Art and Soul of Yoga Practice

perfectly imperfect book cover by baron baptiste

The Joy of Less – A Minimalist Guide to Declutter, Organize, and Simplify

The joy of less book cover by francine jay

52 Small Changes for the Mind

52 small changes for the mind book cover

The Power of Habit

the power of habit book cover by charles duhigg

Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World

orginals: how non-conformists move the world book cover by adam grant

Year of Yes: How to Dance It Out, Stand In the Sun and Be Your Own Person

year of yes book cover by shonda rhimes

The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You’re Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are

the gifts of imperfection book cover by brene brown

What books are on your reading list this summer? Share your recommendations with us in the comments or tweet us @hintwater! We would love to hear them.

About Courtney McGowan

Courtney McGowan is a freelance writer living in San Diego, CA. She is a graduate of Boston University’s Master of Science in Health Communication program and currently works at UC San Diego in Research Ethics. She enjoys writing, cooking, NPR, yoga, reading and running. She strives to educate others about various topics in health and wellness. Twitter: @courtasee // Instagram: @courtneym913 // LinkedIn