12+ Great Inspirational Feel Good Books to Read When You’re Sick

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I felt awful at work. I was fine at home but some time after 10 a.m. my body started to ache.  My head was all congested, my nose was running and I almost coughed up my lungs. Okay maybe I’m exaggerating a bit but you get the point.

I knew I was coming down with something.

When I’m sick I have cravings. Is that just me or can anyone else relate? All I could think of was these four things throughout my sick-ridden day at work.

I want my mom.
I want a hot cup of tea.
I want a big bowl of lemony chicken noodle soup.
I want to curl up on my couch with a good inspirational book.

I’m an adult now living far away from my parents so my mom is not around but a big bowl of lemony chicken noodle soup, a good book and a soothing hot cup of tea will do the trick.

But not just any tea will satisfy my sick-ridden cravings. I want my Bigelow  mint tea or chai tea served with 1 tablespoon of milk.

There’s something comforting about swirling the creamy white into my dark cup of tea as the steam rises and evaporates into the cold air.

I recently discovered the Bigelow Vanilla Chai and it’s definitely a must try.  I’m not really a black tea drinker but I love all the spices in Chai and I especially enjoy it on a cold winter day.


12+ Great Inspirational Feel Good Books to Read When You’re Sick

When I’m sick I need a specific kind of book genre. I’ve tried reading self help books when I’m ill but it just doesn’t work. I personally need to read something inspirational or feel-good. Here’s my list of inspirational and feel-good books to enjoy when you’re sick or just need something beautiful, humane, real and uplifting.

  • Gilead by Marilynne Robinson
  • Limitless by Nic Vujicic
  • tuesdays with Morrie by Mitch Albom
  • The Help by Kathryn Stockett
  • Bittersweet by Shauna Niequist
  • Hope Heals by Katherine Wolf
  • Same Kind of Different As Me by Ron Hall & Denver Moore
  • Wonder by R.J. Palacio
  • Catching Fireflies by Patsy Clairemont
  • Redeeming Love by Francine Rivers
  • Esperanza Rising by Pam Munoz
  • A Long Walk to Water by Linda Sue Park
  • Redemption by Karen Kingsbury & Gary Smalley
  • Bossypants by Tina Fey
  • Yes Please by Amy Poehler

My list includes some quick read children’s chapter books that I highly recommend for adults to read. The last two by Tina Fey and Amy Poehler are not inspirational in the typical sense but they will definitely inspire you to laugh.

Download your free printable HERE: 12+ Great Inspirational Feel Good Books Just click on it and print at home then take it to the library with you or order them online.

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