From former BuzzFeed personality Ashly Perez comes a funny, honest, and unabashedly feminist book of inspiration and wisdom to help you plant some roots, live in the process, and accept you for you.
Take a break from mindless phone scrolling and empower yourself to live intentionally and find meaning all around you every single day. Read This for Inspiration, filled with short bursts of encouragement and enlightenment, is your staring place. Look inward and also way beyond your arm’s length—these entries are inspiring not only for the wisdom they impart but also for the way they lift you up.
Virtual BuzzFeed start turned television writer Ashley Perez has compiled all of the inspirations that have enriched her own life—influenced by history, literature, music, and her mom—to help you discover what motivates you. We all have to start somewhere.
About the Author
Ashly Perez is a writer, producer, director, and actor. During her five-year career at BuzzFeed, she was one of the co-creators and a producer of BuzzFeed Violet, BuzzFeed's first scripted character universe, and starred in over 250 videos. Her writing has been published in BuzzFeed, HelloGiggles, The Conversation, and Darling magazine, and she has been featured on NPR's Take Two and Call Your Girlfriend, among others. Now she writes for the hit Freeform show Good Trouble.
“The perfect balance of personal and researched, philosophical and accessible, and great for reading in bits and pieces.”—BuzzFeed
“Former BuzzFeed sensation turned TV writer Ashly Perez offers short missives to living a more fulfilling life in this highly gift-able, multicolored, small book with a huge heart.”—Good Morning America
“Perfect for when you want an easy picker-upper, bite-sized inspiring stories, and just something to make your day.”—Cosmopolitan