We are in an era where our cell phones, laptops, televisions, and the media run our lives, nothing beats the original and historical concept of a physical book. For this book, you’re going to have to put the electronics away and absorb all the words that are on the page because you don’t want to miss a thing. Rachel Hollis, an author, motivational speaker, and blogger, has changed the definition of self-help with her book Girl, Wash Your Face. After being released in February of 2018, it maintained a spot in top 10 best-selling books in the country for seven months. Hollis writes with the intention to connect and change the mindset of her readers. Girl, Wash Your Face teaches you that it is normal not to have everything together and that your life is NOT supposed to be perfect. She teaches us to roll with the punches and to live your life to the absolute fullest no matter the circumstances you are put in because they are never going to be easy.


Girl, Wash Your Face reminds us all that life is not always a smooth ride and in order to get where you want to be, you have to get going because the work is sure not going to do itself! She gets so personal with her readers that you can almost feel the pain she experienced in her hardest times and the best part is she explains how she got through them. After reading about some of the things she went through, it makes you wonder how she speaks and writes so positively about her life. She writes in a way that is so uplifting that it puts readers on a high. She writes with the intention to change the world with a mindset. She writes to make people stop doubting their abilities and to encourage everyone to become the people we are all destined to be. This book has inspired so many people and by sharing her own personal stories, readers can relate to her so well that it feels like she is talking right to you.


Rachel Hollis forces you to take a step back and say, “wow,” maybe I am right where I am supposed to be even if you are going through a tough situation. If you haven’t read the book, put down your phone or get off your computer and get yourself a copy because it is a must read and it has a little something for everyone. It doesn’t matter your age, profession, or where you are in your life, this book makes feel in control of your destiny and it lights a little fire in your heart. Girl, Wash Your Face makes you want to grab a hold of your life at the very moment you are reading it and absolutely transform it to put all the pieces together or at least work on getting there and it is a book you cannot miss!


Written By: Rylie Kyhn