From the celebrated poet, speaker, and educator comes a powerful blueprint for healing by building a home within yourself.

“A master class in self-actualization and compassion.”—Mari Andrew, New York Times bestselling author of Am I There Yet?


In her debut book of inspiration, poet Najwa Zebian shares her revolutionary concept of home—the place of safety where you can embrace your vulnerability and discover your self-worth. It’s the place where your soul feels like it belongs, where you are loved for who you are. Too many of us build our homes in other people in the hope that they will deem us worthy of being welcomed inside, and then we feel abandoned and empty when those people leave. Building your home inside yourself—and never experiencing inner homelessness again—begins here.

In Welcome Home, Zebian shares her personal story for the first time, powerfully weaving memoir, poetry, and deeply resonant teachings into her storytelling, from leaving Lebanon at sixteen, to coming of age as a young Muslim woman in Canada, to building a new identity for herself as she learned to speak her truth. After the profound alienations she experienced, she learned to build a stable foundation inside herself, an identity independent of cultural expectations and the influence of others. The powerful metaphor of home provides a structure for personal transformation as she shows you how to construct the following rooms: Self-Love, Forgiveness, Compassion, Clarity, Surrender, and The Dream Garden. With practical tools and prompts for self-understanding, she shows you how to build each room in your house, which form a firm basis for your self-worth, sense of belonging, and happiness.

Every human deserves their own home. Written with her trademark power, candor, and warmth, Welcome Home is an answer to the pain we all experience when we don't feel at peace with ourselves.
“The world tells us to be authentic, but Najwa Zebian teaches us how to be authentic. This book is a master class in self-actualization and compassion. For anyone who has ever asked ‘How do I find myself?’ or ‘How do I forgive myself?’ or ‘How do I learn to love myself?’ Najwa has your answers. She's written us a lovely guide that teaches us how to find home within ourselves—what a gift.”New York Times bestselling author Mari Andrew

Welcome Home is a powerful, comprehensive guide to one of the most important tasks we’ll ever complete: building a home within ourselves. Zebian shares her personal story and deepest vulnerabilities so we, too, can discover our self-worth. A must-read to build a stable foundation inside ourselves.”—Mel Robbins, speaker, international bestselling author of The 5 Second Rule

“Welcome Home takes readers on an emotional journey by teaching us how to build a home within ourselves. A stunning, insightful read that deeply resonated with me.”—Jen Pastiloff, author of On Being Human