Mental health is equally as important as our physical health. According to the Canadian Mental Health Association, individuals with poor mental health are more at risk for chronic physical conditions like heart disease—meaning regular exercise and a good diet might not be everything that contributes to our well-being.

In honour of Mental Health Awareness Month, we’ve rounded up a list of five books guaranteed to boost your levels of dopamine and endorphins. They’re a diverse collection that’s geared to offer you as much support as you need. Whether you’re looking to calm  your anxiety or teach your inner voice to be more nice, here are a few reads that can steer you in the right direction.