It may seem counterintuitive, but some of our greatest thoughts might just come to us while we’re in the bathroom. Whether it’s chalking up a to-do list in the shower or gaining some insight from a bathroom read, there’s something to be said for a little time alone to just think. If you’re going to be spending some time in the bathroom, you might as well be learning a thing or two about the world or about yourself. Take a dive into some of the best books to stack in your boudoir.
Famous Quotes: Age Doesn’t Matter Unless You’re a Cheese by Kathryn & Ross Petras
Chock-full of quotes from history’s brightest minds, from Buddha to Fred Astaire, you’ll find just the inspiration or giggle you’re looking for when it comes to aging with grace, or at least with a sense of humor. With this read conveniently in your bathroom, you might just leave the room a better person.
Stories & Revelations: O’s Little Book of Happiness by O, The Oprah Magazine
Featuring some of the best works dug out of fifteen years of O archives, you’ll find lessons on asking for what you want, Neil DeGrasse Tyson’s universal wisdom, and other enriching stories told by some of the greatest writers to date. Don’t worry, no one will judge you for staying in the bathroom just a little bit longer.
Self-Help: Better than Before: Mastering The Habits of Our Everyday Lives by Gretchen Rubin
Not only testing her theories on herself, but on family and friends, Rubin breaks down habit formation and why it can lead to a happier, more productive life for all of us. From discovering which habits you should keep and which you should ditch, to why it’s just so hard to make them, you’ll be better for reading this. At least you’ll feel better knowing you’ve mastered one habit: bathroom breaks.
Must-Have: Everyone Poops by Taro Gomi
As self-explanatory as need be in its title, this humorous take on something we all do sets a great tone for any bathroom guest. From young to old, anyone flipping through these pages will have to get a grin on their face.