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4 Books to Help You Relax During a Storm

There’s no doubt that a storm, no matter how small and brief, can be stressful on the body and mind.

And as it’s that time of year again when a storm could hit at any moment, with lightning and thunderstorms being particularly frequent,  how does one deal with the stress of a storm?

Should we listen to our favorite music and relax? Or grab a board game and play it until our fingers are sore? How about taking a warm bath or spending time with our loved ones?

While these are all great ways to deal with the stresses of any storm, nothing beats the company of a book while you seek refuge in a safe room or an underground bunker.

Here are some of our favorite books to help your mind and body relax during a storm:

1. The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

The Alchemist is one of the most popular books on the planet and it’s easy to see why. The story follows Santiago, a shepherd boy who sets out on a journey to find a treasure buried somewhere in the Pyrenees Mountains. Along the way, he meets a variety of people and learns various lessons about life and spirituality.

The book is best known for its message of following your dreams and finding meaning in your life, but it also contains many inspiring quotes that can be used as mantras during times of stress or anxiety.

2. The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien

This memoir tells the story of a soldier in Vietnam who carries many burdens on his back — from guilt to cynicism — as he tries to find meaning in his life during wartime. It’s a powerful read about what war does to us — and how it can transform people into something better than they were before it happened. And we’re sure as you continue reading this book, you’ll feel strong and strengthened to overcome all difficulties in your life be it a storm.

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3. Tender Is the Night by F. Scott Fitzgerald

This book is about two young newlyweds as they work through their problems and try to find their identities as individuals. It’s an intimate look at an affair between two people who love each other deeply but have lost sight of themselves in their relationship.

The book is beautifully written and will transport readers into Fitzgerald’s world, where you’ll surely forget about your real-life troubles.

4. Storm Calm (by Daniel J. Boorstin)

This book is a must-read for anyone who lives in an area that experiences severe weather regularly. It describes how storms work, what they do, and what we can do to prepare ourselves for them. It also includes tips on how we can stay safe during severe storms and how we can benefit from them in some ways by taking advantage of their power.

This book has been published in many different languages around the world, including Spanish, French, German, and more.

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