A veritable canon of amazing literary gems. Read these, imbibe them, let them transform you, and you'll be unstoppable and irresistible. 

How to Be a Woman
By Caitlin Moran
Bodymind
By Ken Dychtwald
The Male Brain
By Louann Brizendine

A shortlist of movies that continually inspire me. 

Impromptu
Starring Judy Davis, Hugh Grant, Mandy Patinkin, Bernadette Peters, Julian Sands
The Business of Being Born
Starring Mary Helen Ayres, Julia Barnett Tracy, Sylvie Blaustein