1. The Happiness Project, by Gretchen Rubin
This book, which sparked a movement, is based on the author’s determination to spend a year of her life dedicated to finding happiness (and figuring out what that even meant). As you go on this journey with Rubin, and start to consider what a happy life would look like to you, you’ll stop feeling sorry for yourself and instead will feel inspired to achieve that same level of self-acceptance and joy in your own life.