This entry is part of the series Health on the Shelf

The National Institute of Mental Health defines Self-Care as “taking the time to do things that help you live well and improve both your physical health and mental health.” During this American Heart Month, it is a good time to remind ourselves of the important role stress management has in heart health. Listed below are titles from the collection that provide inspiration on how to improve your quality of life through managing stress and practicing some self-care.

101 Ways to be Less Stressed: Simple self-care strategies to boost your mind, mood, and mental health
Good enough: a cookbook: embracing the joys of imperfection and practicing self-care in the kitchen
Self-care for men: how to look good and feel great

The Extremely busy woman’s guide to self care: do less, achieve more, and live the life you want

Your brain is always listening: tame the hidden dragons that control your happiness, habits, and hang-ups
The Little Book of game changers: 50 healthy habits for managing stress and anxiety

Try some heart healthy eBooks and audiobooks