health and wellness books 2023

The Best Health & Wellness Books of 2023

In the world of health and wellness books this year, an array of fresh insights has come to light. These books delve into diverse aspects of longevity, mental well-being, and the intricate links between body and mind. They offer varied perspectives, from rethinking aging to understanding the connections between our mental and physical selves. Filled with practical advice, scientific discoveries, and real-life wisdom, these titles serve as invaluable tools for those seeking a healthier life and a better understanding of their well-being

Best Health and Wellness Books 2023

Built to Move

Mobility experts, Kelly and Juliet Starrett, renowned for their work with athletes, reveal a transformative guide in “Built to Move.” Delve into their expertise, honed over years, as they unveil 10 simple assessments and practices. These strategies transcend body types, fostering pain-free aging and revitalized living. Discover intuitive methods to infuse movement into daily life, escape sedentariness, and bolster overall health. From mobility enhancements to stress management, this book, suitable for all, offers foundational wisdom, paving the path to a happier, healthier life. Explore easy mobilization, intuitive lifestyle changes, and insightful tips for graceful aging.

Health and wellness books 2023 - Your Brand On Art

Your Brain on Art

In “Your Brain On Art,” Magsamen and Ross champion art’s integration into wellness practices. Steering clear of mere entertainment, the book spotlights neuroaesthetics’ impact on health, urging a cultural shift towards art’s essential role. From painting to music, they unveil compelling research demonstrating art’s profound effects: a mere 45 minutes of engagement reduces stress hormones, while monthly art experiences may add a decade to life. Explore how music augments cognitive abilities, virtual reality aids therapy, and interactive exhibits reshape perception. Featuring insights from artists and pioneers, this authoritative guide heralds the transformative power of art in reshaping medicine, communities, and the world. 

Health and wellness books 2023 - Outlive


Unraveling the mysteries of longevity isn’t just about adding more years to your life—it’s about infusing each year with vibrancy and vitality. In the #1 New York Times bestseller, “Outlive,” Dr. Peter Attia doesn’t just challenge the status quo on aging. Steering away from biohacking, Attia unveils a science-backed blueprint for longevity. He explores cutting-edge nutritional interventions, exercise optimization, and mental health tools to redefine aging. Conventional medicine’s failure against age-related diseases prompts Attia’s call for a proactive, personalized approach. Through insightful revelations, readers discover hidden risks, the impact of exercise on longevity, and the critical role of emotional well-being. With a focus on individualized health plans, “Outlive” empowers readers to reshape their trajectory, fostering better, more vibrant lives in each passing decade. 

Health and wellness books 2023 - The Body Code

The Body Code

Dr. Bradley Nelson’s latest, “The Body Code,” is a groundbreaking DIY guide aiming to uncover and resolve the root causes of physical and emotional distress. Drawing from decades of expertise in bioenergetic medicine, Nelson’s holistic approach empowers readers to decode their body’s signals for intuitive healing. This revolutionary method navigates six key areas—Energies, Circuits and Systems, Toxicity, Nutrition and Lifestyle, Misalignments, and Pathogens—unveiling the body’s self-healing potential. Filled with vivid illustrations, powerful anecdotes, and actionable steps, “The Body Code” is a transformative roadmap, tapping into the body’s wisdom and unlocking the innate power of holistic well-being.

Health and wellness books 2023 - Living in the Light

Living in the Light

Step into a radiant world of self-discovery with Deepak Chopra and yoga expert Sarah Platt-Finger as guides in “Living in the Light.” In this transformative 30-day guide, ancient Royal Yoga merges with modern wellness, promising not just change, but a profound awakening. Be prepared to shatter boundaries, break free from self-imposed limitations, and unearth the boundless potential residing within you. This isn’t just another yoga book—it’s a luminous roadmap to self-realization, offering an illuminating blend of revitalizing yoga poses and insightful strategies to unite your mind, body, and soul. Welcome to a radiant future, brimming with infinite possibilities and profound bliss.

Health and wellness books 2023 - Gut Feelings

Gut Feelings: Healing the Shame-Fueled Relationship Between What You Eat and How You Feel

Brace yourself for a revolutionary revelation about the intertwining relationship between your gut and your well-being in Dr. Will Cole’s “Gut Feelings.” This transformative guide sheds light on the profound impact of your gut-brain connection on your physical, mental, and emotional health. Dr. Cole’s approach, anchored in self-love and care, provides a holistic roadmap—complete with nourishing recipes, adaptable dietary practices, and mindfulness techniques—to cultivate a thriving, harmonious gut. This isn’t just about food; it’s a healing journey, tackling gut inflammation stemming from stress and shame. Discover the path to revitalized health and well-being by embracing the intimate connection between what you eat and how you feel.

Health and wellness books 2023 - Life Worth Living

Life Worth Living

“Life Worth Living” is a practical guide born from a popular Yale course, tackling life’s pivotal question: How do we lead fulfilling lives? Written by Yale faculty Miroslav Volf, Matthew Croasmun, and Ryan McAnnally-Linz, this book navigates the crisis of purpose in Western culture. It draws from diverse religious and secular sources, providing readers with tools for self-reflection and meaningful change. Offering a blend of theology, philosophy, and psychology, it’s a down-to-earth exploration, helping you uncover what truly matters and paving the way toward a more fulfilling existence.

Health and wellness books 2023 - Sisterhood Heals

Sisterhood Heals: The Transformative Power of Healing in Community

‘Sisterhood Heals’ by Dr. Joy Harden Bradford is a revelatory exploration of the extraordinary healing power found in the bonds between women. Drawing from over two decades of psychological expertise, Dr. Joy sheds light on the nuances of friendships among Black women, offering actionable strategies to fortify and revitalize these essential connections. Through insightful exercises, relatable anecdotes, and practical scripts, this book serves as a guiding light, empowering readers to navigate, nurture, and thrive within their female friendships. Expect to emerge with a deeper understanding of the transformative influence of sisterhood and a renewed appreciation for its profound impact on our lives.

Health and wellness books 2023 - Unbottled Potential

Unbottled Potention: Break Up with Alcohol and Break Through to Your Best Life

“Unbottled Potential” is a revelatory guide for those considering an alcohol-free life, offering insights beyond the usual black-and-white perspective. Amanda Kuda challenges the narrative surrounding sobriety, illuminating how alcohol, often seen as a remedy, might actually entrap you in a cycle of stagnation. As a successful professional, Kuda’s journey from a carousel of social drinking to embracing sobriety uncovers the untapped power of this choice. Her candid approach, devoid of rock-bottom moments or recovery programs, unveils a fresh perspective. Whether seeking sobriety or a healthier relationship with alcohol, Kuda’s meditation manifesto provides a transformative foundation, empowering readers to renegotiate their drinking habits, reconnect with their inner selves, and pave the way for fulfilling relationships and career milestones.

Health and wellness books 2023 - Body By Breath

Body By Breath

In “Body by Breath,” Jill Miller offers a transformative guide to harness the underestimated power of breathing. With over 100 practical techniques, this book ventures beyond traditional practices, focusing on the body-breath connection as the cornerstone of resilience. Through breathwork, movement, and deep rest, Miller uncovers a holistic path to fortify your body and mind. Scientifically supported methods empower you to reduce stress, enhance mobility, and cultivate whole-body resilience. Discover the intricate network of your body’s inner workings, from the diaphragm’s reach to the vagus nerve’s pathways. Embrace innovative alternatives tailored to your unique nervous system for relaxation, restoration, and meaningful regeneration.

Health and wellness books 2023 - Young Forever

Young Forever: The Secret to Living Your Longest, Healthiest Life

Discover the path to lasting vitality and health in ‘Young Forever.’ Dr. Mark Hyman, a beacon in the health world with 2.7 million Instagram followers, revolutionizes our perception of aging. He challenges the traditional view of aging as an unavoidable process, offering an empowering perspective: aging as a manageable condition. Hyman unveils the keys to extending health span and reversing age-related ailments, from heart disease to dementia. Through simple lifestyle adjustments and dietary insights like his renowned Pegan Diet, ‘Young Forever’ offers a transformative, science-backed guide to embracing longevity and reclaiming vibrant health.

Health and wellness books 2023 - Strangers to Ourselves

Strangers to Ourselves

Rachel Aviv’s debut, “Strangers to Ourselves,” delves deeply into the intricate fabric of human identity during times of turmoil. Through profound narratives, Aviv explores individuals encountering mental distress. From a venerated saint residing in Kerala’s healing temples to an affluent woman grappling with self-definition, Aviv probes the limitations of psychiatric understanding. Infused with empathy, Aviv avoids simplification, valuing the complexity of personal tales. “Strangers to Ourselves” isn’t a critique of psychiatry but a canvas of empathy, embracing the uncertainties inherent in understanding the human mind.