7 books on finding greater connection to people and life

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As a mother of two children under two years old, devoting 17–20 hours a day to childcare, I often felt isolated and shut off from the rest of the world.

Throughout the day, I would lose my temper, releasing pent-up frustration. Trapped in a daily routine dictated by toddler and baby schedules, I felt suffocated. At best, I often breathed sighs of relief that there…