• Heart Health Guide
    Heart Health Guide
    ISBN: 9781760785765
    Title: Heart Health Guide

    From the bestselling author of The Mediterranean Diet and The Mediterranean Diet Cookbook, Australia's leading expert on the Mediterranean diet shows us how to use it to improve our heart health. Heart disease is the single leading cause of death in Australia. Every Australian would either have or know someone who has a common condition such as high cholesterol or high blood pressure. Diet is a key factor in preventing and reducing risk factors of heart disease. Scientifically backed by decades of peer-reviewed research, the Mediterranean diet is a rigorously tested diet that has been proven to prevent heart disease and diabetes, help with weight management, and promote longevity. Dr Catherine Itsiopoulos provides 80 delicious recipes, easy-to-follow meal plans and clear advice on why the Mediterranean diet is the #1 diet recommended by cardiologists around the world. Sustainable, satisfying and suitable for the whole family, this is a diet that is a proven pathway to improved heart health as much as it promotes long-term good health and wellbeing.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $40.00
  • Heart Talk Workbook
    Heart Talk Workbook
    ISBN: 9781471191237
    Title: Heart Talk Workbook
    Author: WADE CLEO

    Inspired by her conversations with the thousands of readers she has met on her nationwide sold-out tours, Heart Talk: The& Journal is a space to share your own trusts alongside hers.

    As Cleo writes, "The best thing about your life is that it is constantly in a state of design. This means you have, at all times, the& power to redesign it. Make moves, allow shifts, smile more, do more, do less, say no, say yes - just remember, when it comes to& your life, you are not only the artist but the masterpiece as well."

    Inside, you will find the opportunity to let go, feel what you need to feel, discover your own poetic wisdom, and become the& person you want to be.&

    Format: Trade paperback
    Price: $35.00
  • Hidden Lives of Dreams: What They Tell Us While We Sleep & How They Can Change Our Waking Lives
    Hidden Lives of Dreams: What They Tell Us While We Sleep & How They Can Change Our Waking Lives
    ISBN: 9781788702386
    Title: Hidden Lives of Dreams: What They Tell Us While We Sleep & How They Can Change Our Waking Lives

    Tap into the magic of your dreams and discover better, more balanced sleep with this revelatory new book from Melinda Powell, Director of the Dream Research Institute.

    Format: Trade paperback
    Price: $33.00
  • Highly Sensitive Person: How to Survive & Thrive When the World Overwhelms You
    Highly Sensitive Person: How to Survive & Thrive When the World Overwhelms You
    ISBN: 9780008244309
    Title: Highly Sensitive Person: How to Survive & Thrive When the World Overwhelms You
    Author: ARON ELAINE N

    How to cope when the world overwhelms you. For those people who:have a keen imagination; are labelled too shy or too sensitive; who perform poorly when being observed even though they are usually competent; have vivid dreams; for whom time alone each day is essential;and find they are quickly overwhelmed by noise and confusion, crowded parties, hectic office life............. this is the book to help them understand themselves and how best to cope in various situations.

    Highly sensitive people are often very bright and creative but many suffer from low self esteem. They are not `neurotics' as they have been labelled for so long. However, high sensitivity can lead them to cease to engage with the outside world.

    The book offers solutions for a happy and fulfilling life. Particularly in the way an HSP perceives his or herself: the book helps to `reframe' past events, such as a difficult childhood, or how they see themselves - ie. shy.

    Particularly strong material for those raising a sensitive child

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $31.00
  • How Not to Die Cookbook: Over 100 Recipes to Help Prevent & Reverse Disease
    How Not to Die Cookbook: Over 100 Recipes to Help Prevent & Reverse Disease
    ISBN: 9781529010817
    Title: How Not to Die Cookbook: Over 100 Recipes to Help Prevent & Reverse Disease

    'Dr Michael Greger reveals the foods that will help you live longer' Daily MailFrom the author of the international bestseller How Not To Die comes The How Not To Die Cookbook - a lavish, beautifully illustrated cookbook full of delicious recipes based on the groundbreaking nutritional science of the original book. Dr Michael Greger, founder of the wildly popular website Nutritionfacts.org takes his comprehensive, lifesaving science into the kitchen. Why suffer from disease and ill health when the right food is proven to keep you healthy, and without the side effects of drugs? We can avoid heart disease, cancer and our other biggest killers if we use food as medicine, and the How Not To Die Cookbook offers a sustainable and delicious guide to preparing and eating the foods that will prevent and reverse fatal disease.Featuring over 100 easy-to-follow, beautifully photographed plant-based recipes, the How Not To Die Cookbook merges cutting edge science with everyday ingredients from the supermarket to help you and your family eat your way to better health and a longer life.

    Format: Trade paperback
    Price: $38.00
  • How Not to Diet: the Groundbreaking Science of Healthy, Permanent Weight Loss
    How Not to Diet: the Groundbreaking Science of Healthy, Permanent Weight Loss
    ISBN: 9781509893089
    Title: How Not to Diet: the Groundbreaking Science of Healthy, Permanent Weight Loss

    Put an end to dieting and replace weight-loss struggles with this easy approach to a healthy, plant-based lifestyle, from the bestselling author of How Not to Die.Every month seems to bring a trendy new diet or a new fad to try in order to lose weight - but these diets aren't making us any happier or healthier. As obesity rates and associated disease and impairments continue to rise, it's time for a different approach.How Not to Diet is a treasure trove of buried data and cutting-edge dietary research that Dr Michael Greger has translated into accessible, actionable advice with exciting tools and tricks that will help you to safely lose weight and eliminate unwanted body fat - for good.Dr Greger, renowned nutrition expert, physician, and founder of nutritionfacts.org, explores the many causes of obesity - from our genes to the portions on our plate to other environmental factors - and the many consequences, from diabetes to cancer to mental health issues. From there, Dr Greger breaks down a variety of approaches to weight loss, honing in on the optimal criteria that enable success, including: a diet high in fibre and water, a diet low in fat, salt, and sugar, and diet full of anti-inflammatory foods.How Not to Diet then goes beyond food to explore the many other weight-loss accelerators available to us in our body's systems, revealing how plant-based meals can be eaten at specific times to maximize our bodies' natural fat-burning activities. Dr Greger provides a clear plan not only for the ultimate weight loss diet, but also the approach we must take to unlock its greatest efficacy.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $28.00
  • How to Be Comfortable with Being Uncomfortable 43 Weird & Wonderful Ways to Build a Strong Resilient Mindset
    How to Be Comfortable with Being Uncomfortable 43 Weird & Wonderful Ways to Build a Strong Resilient Mindset
    ISBN: 9781786783424
    Title: How to Be Comfortable with Being Uncomfortable 43 Weird & Wonderful Ways to Build a Strong Resilient Mindset
    Author: ALDRIDGE BEN

    Join Ben Aldridge as he offers a selection of strange and wonderful challenges designed to take you out of your comfort zone and into the unknown. Ben shows you that learning new skills, mental and physical, will help you to cultivate a stronger, healthier more resilient mindset to face your everyday challenges.

    "A really great and novel way to encourage people to push themselves beyond their comfort zone and engender self-reliance." -- Levison Wood

    After debilitating anxiety and panic attacks began to impact his daily life, Ben Aldridge decided to tackle his mental health issues in a creative way. His journey led him on a year of completing weird and wonderful challenges in the name of self-improvement. By deliberately leaving his comfort zone and enduring difficulties, Ben completely changed his life.

    Ice-cold showers, eating repulsive insects, running marathons, sleeping in unusual places, wearing ridiculous clothes and learning to solve the Rubik's cube in under a minute are some of the ways Ben has pushed his body and mind to learn more, endure more and conquer more.

    Varying in length, difficulty and category, Ben explains how to complete each challenge, how it changed his life and how you can push yourself with this practical method of self-development. From learning a new language to climbing a mountain, see how far you can challenge yourself to overcome your fears and self-imposed limitations. Packed with useful tips and tricks from Stoicism, Buddhism, CBT and popular psychology, this book encourages us to face our fears, embrace adversity and leave our comfort zones.

    Are you ready to get uncomfortable and build a more resilient mindset?

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $35.00

  • How to Be Yourself Quiet Your Inner Critic & Rise above Social Anxiety
    How to Be Yourself Quiet Your Inner Critic & Rise above Social Anxiety
    ISBN: 9781250122223
    Title: How to Be Yourself Quiet Your Inner Critic & Rise above Social Anxiety

    This book is also a groundbreaking roadmap to finally being your true, authentic self." --Susan Cain, New York Times, USA Today and nationally bestselling author of Quiet Whenever people are nervous about interacting with others, they're told, "Just be yourself!" But that is easier said than done--especially if you also suffer from social anxiety. You might say you're just introverted or bad with people; that you're fine around friends but feel like you can't speak up in a board meeting or a mingling event; or maybe you never would have considered yourselves socially anxious but have recently moved or started a new job, only to become isolated and unsure. But Dr. Ellen Hendriksen proposes a groundbreaking idea: you already have everything you need to succeed in any unfamiliar social situation. As someone who lives with social anxiety herself, Dr. Hendriksen has devoted her career to helping her patients overcome the same obstacles she has. With both familiarity and authority, Dr. Hendriksen talks the reader through the roots of social anxiety and why it endures; how it's wired into our brains and how we can change our brains through our behavior; and how to quiet your Inner Critic (the voice that says, You can't). Using her techniques to develop confidence, ease panic, and relax in the face of uncertainty, you can finally be yourself.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $30.00
  • How To Do Nothing: Resisting the Attention Economy
    How To Do Nothing: Resisting the Attention Economy
    ISBN: 9781760641795
    Title: How To Do Nothing: Resisting the Attention Economy
    Author: ODELL JENNY

    A galvanising critique of the forces vying for our attention - and our personal information - that redefines what we view as productivity and reveals what we've been too distracted to see about ourselves and our world.

    Nothing is harder to do these days than nothing. But in a world where our value is determined by our data productivity, doing nothing may be our most important form of resistance.

    So argues artist and critic Jenny Odell in this field guide to slowing down. Odell sees our attention as the most precious - and overdrawn - resource we have. Once we start paying a new kind of attention, we can undertake bolder forms of political action, reimagine humanity's role in the environment, and arrive at a more meaningful understanding of happiness and fulfilment.

    Far from a simple anti-technology screed, How to Do Nothing is an action plan for thinking beyond capitalist narratives of efficiency and value. Provocative, timely, and utterly persuasive, it shows us how to preserve our inner lives and bring about change in a world that needs this more than ever.

    Format: Trade paperback
    Price: $37.00
  • How to Go Digital Free: Expert Tips to Guide Your Digital Detox
    How to Go Digital Free: Expert Tips to Guide Your Digital Detox
    ISBN: 9781787395077
    Title: How to Go Digital Free: Expert Tips to Guide Your Digital Detox

    More and more we rely on digital connection to fulfil our needs. Zoom and FaceTime have taken place of meetings; digital devices are used to entertain children instead of playing with them; non-urgent emails and texts are read and responded to while in the company of others, lessening personal connections.

    Through 100 simple tips, including self-help assessments, step-by-step programmes and rebalancing techniques, this essential guide shows you how technology can still play a useful and rewarding role in your life, but not at the expense of personal relationships and mental health.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $23.00
  • How to Hold a Grudge: From Resentment to Contentment - the Power of Grudges to Transform Your Life
    How to Hold a Grudge: From Resentment to Contentment - the Power of Grudges to Transform Your Life
    ISBN: 9781473695535
    Title: How to Hold a Grudge: From Resentment to Contentment - the Power of Grudges to Transform Your Life

    Being someone who holds grudges is seen by many as a bad thing, but what if our grudges, when managed correctly, are good for us?

    What if they can act as a series of stepping stones, pointing us in the right direction?

    What if they can ward off danger, like charms on a charm bracelet?

    Look no further for the ultimate guide on how we need to acknowledge, examine and sometimes embrace our grudges in order to live our best possible lives.

    Format: Trade paperback
    Price: $38.00
  • I Hate You, Don't Leave Me: Understanding the Borderline Personality
    I Hate You, Don't Leave Me: Understanding the Borderline Personality
    ISBN: 9780399536212
    Title: I Hate You, Don't Leave Me: Understanding the Borderline Personality

    A revised and updated edition of the bestselling guide to understanding borderline personality disorder.

    After more than two decades as the essential guide to Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD), this new edition now reflects the most up- to-date research that has opened doors to the neurobiological, genetic, and developmental roots of the disorder as well as connections between BPD and substance abuse, sexual abuse, Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome, ADHD, and eating disorders.

    Both pharmacological and psychotherapeutic advancements point to real hope for success in the treatment and understanding of BPD.

    This expanded and revised edition remains as accessible and useful as its predecessor and will reestablish this book as the go-to source for those diagnosed with BPD, their family, friends, and colleagues, as well as professionals and students in the field.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $32.00

  • I Used to Be a Miserable F*ck: An Everyman's Guide to a Meaningful Life
    I Used to Be a Miserable F*ck: An Everyman's Guide to a Meaningful Life
    ISBN: 9781780723969
    Title: I Used to Be a Miserable F*ck: An Everyman's Guide to a Meaningful Life
    Author: KIM JOHN

    Men are not born men - and becoming a man means a hell of a lot more than getting a six pack and an office with a view. Sometimes we all need to rethink exactly who we are and what we want to be.

    Format: Trade paperback
    Price: $33.00
  • Intimacy & Solitude: Finding New Closeness & Self-Trust in a Distanced World
    Intimacy & Solitude: Finding New Closeness & Self-Trust in a Distanced World
    ISBN: 9781760879556
    Title: Intimacy & Solitude: Finding New Closeness & Self-Trust in a Distanced World

    Social distancing under COVID has thrown us more deeply into our intimate relationships, and kept us achingly apart from family, friends and others. Stephanie Dowrick's classic Intimacy and Solitude is the wise guide we need to help us find our personal ground, whatever challenges we face.

    Format: Trade paperback
    Price: $37.00
  • Lazarus Strategy:  How to Age Well & Wisely
    Lazarus Strategy: How to Age Well & Wisely
    ISBN: 9781529376692
    Title: Lazarus Strategy: How to Age Well & Wisely

    We are all living longer. The World Health Organisation predicts that by 2050 there will be two billion people over 60 with 434 million of those over 80 years of age. But there's a catch: the quality of those extra years of life is shockingly poor. Many of us will find ourselves living with diseases and dependent on non-curative drugs and health carers as a result. We are not ageing well nor wisely.

    Dr Norman Lazarus, 84, is an exception. He is an expert on the physiology of healthy human ageing and living proof that our later years can be lived well. Even now, in his eighties, he leads an active and medication-free lifestyle, regularly walking and cycling long distances. Dr Lazarus has now written a remarkable book, with the aim of helping others to stay well for longer.

    The Lazarus Strategy is a part how-to and part manifesto on the art of healthy ageing to guide readers along the path to a more active, productive, independent future and a medication-free life. Norman will show us that our lifestyle choices now will determine how we will age through our golden years and how fast - in the future. The three main factors crucial to keeping healthy are physical activity, food and the mind. Norman explains how each of these affect ageing and how we need to make changes to these areas of our life from the age of 50 and beyond.

    Format: Trade paperback
    Price: $35.00
  • Letting Go: the Pathway of Surrender
    Letting Go: the Pathway of Surrender
    ISBN: 9781401945015
    Title: Letting Go: the Pathway of Surrender

    'Letting Go' describes a simple and effective means by which to let go of the obstacles to Enlightenment and become free of negativity. During the many decades of the author's clinical psychiatric practice, the primary aim was to seek the most effective ways to relieve human suffering in all of its many forms.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $28.00
  • Life-Changing Magic of Tidying
    Life-Changing Magic of Tidying
    ISBN: 9780091955106
    Title: Life-Changing Magic of Tidying
    Author: KONDO MARIE

    Marie Kondo will help you declutter your life with her new major Netflix series Tidying Up with Marie Kondo

    Transform your home into a permanently clear and clutter-free space with the incredible KonMari Method. Japan's expert declutterer and professional cleaner Marie Kondo will help you tidy your rooms once and for all with her inspirational step-by-step method.

    The key to successful tidying is to tackle your home in the correct order, to keep only the things you really love and to do it all at once - and quickly. After that for the rest of your life you only need to choose what to keep and what to discard.

    The KonMari Method will not just transform your space. Once you have your house in order you will find that your whole life will change. You can feel more confident, you can become more successful, and you can have the energy and motivation to create the life you want. You will also have the courage to move on from the negative aspects of your life- you can recognise and finish a bad relationship; you can stop feeling anxious; you can finally lose weight.

    Marie Kondo's method is based on a 'once-cleaned, never-messy-again' approach. If you think that such a thing is impossible then you should definitely read this compelling book.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $30.00
  • Little Book of Calm New Ed
    Little Book of Calm New Ed
    ISBN: 9780140260656
    Title: Little Book of Calm New Ed
    Author: WILSON PAUL

    Feeling stressed? Need some help to regain balance in your life? The Little Book of Calm is full of advice to follow and thoughts to inspire. Open it at any page and you will find a path to inner peace.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $10.00
  • Living Better: How I Learnt to Survive Depression
    Living Better: How I Learnt to Survive Depression
    ISBN: 9781529331868
    Title: Living Better: How I Learnt to Survive Depression

    Last Christmas I almost killed myself. Almost. I've had a lot of almosts. Never gone from almost to deed. Don't think I ever will. But it was a bad almost.

    Better to Live is Alastair Campbell's honest, moving and life affirming account of his lifelong struggle with depression. It is an autobiographical, psychological and psychiatric study, which explores his own childhood, family and other relationships, and examines the impact of his professional and political life on himself and those around him. But it also lays bare his relentless quest to understand depression not just through his own life but through different treatments. Every bit as direct and driven, clever and candid as he is, this is a book filled with pain, but also hope -- he examines how his successes have been in part because of rather than despite his mental health problems -- and love.

    We all know someone with depression. There is barely a family untouched by it. We may be talking about it more than we did, back in the era of 'boys don't cry' - they did you know - and when a brave face or a stiff upper lip or a best foot forward was seen as the only way to go. But we still don't talk about it enough. There is still stigma, and shame, and taboo. There is still the feeling that admitting to being sad or anxious makes us weak. It took me years, decades even to get to this point, but I passionately believe that the reverse is true and that speaking honestly about our feelings and experiences (whether as a depressive or as the friend or relative of a depressive) is the first and best step on the road to recovery. So that is what I have tried to do here.

    Format: Trade paperback
    Price: $38.00
  • Living with Chronic Pain From OK to Despair & Finding My Way Back Again
    Living with Chronic Pain From OK to Despair & Finding My Way Back Again
    ISBN: 9781922265890
    Title: Living with Chronic Pain From OK to Despair & Finding My Way Back Again

    One in five people live with chronic pain and most feel misunderstood and unsupported. Dr Dawn Macintyre is one of those people. In Living with Chronic Pain, Dawn shares her journey from living a full life to a life so diminished, full of pain, shame and exhaustion that she was desperate enough to want to take her own life.

    The author's personal story is interwoven with insight into the emotions and challenges faced, as well as practical advice for changes and support to help sufferers enjoy life again. Dawn provides her perspective as both a sufferer of chronic pain, and a health practitioner. If you are a health professional, this book offers insight into how to best support your patients and clients living with chronic pain. If you are living with chronic pain, this story will bring you courage, joy and most importantly, the knowledge to find your meaningful life again.

    Format: Trade paperback
    Price: $35.00
  • Living with It: a Survivors Guide to Overcoming Panic & Anxiety (Revised Edition)
    Living with It: a Survivors Guide to Overcoming Panic & Anxiety (Revised Edition)
    ISBN: 9781460757178
    Title: Living with It: a Survivors Guide to Overcoming Panic & Anxiety (Revised Edition)
    Author: AISBETT BEV

    Panic attacks - approximately 5% of the population will experience them at some time or another. The dread of having an attack - they seemingly come out of nowhere - transforms the ordinary world of everyday life into a nightmare of anxiety and suffering. Bestselling author Bev Aisbett, a survivor of Panic Syndrome herself, has three basic messages:

    You can beat this

    You are not alone

    You will recover

    Originally published in 1993, this calm, common sense guide has helped many thousands of panic attack sufferers to overcome their fears. Bev Aisbett explains how panic disorders develop and how to recognise the symptoms, and covers topics such as changing negative thought patterns, seeking professional help and, ultimately, the skills for recovery. This fully revised and updated edition of LIVING WITH IT provides much-needed reassurance and support, showing the way out of the maze of panic with humour and the insight of first-hand experience.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $25.00
  • Love for Imperfect Things: How to Accept Yourself in a World Striving for Perfection
    Love for Imperfect Things: How to Accept Yourself in a World Striving for Perfection
    ISBN: 9780241331149
    Title: Love for Imperfect Things: How to Accept Yourself in a World Striving for Perfection
    Author: SUNIM HAEMIN

    The Sunday Times Top 10 Bestseller

    From the author of the phenomenal multi-million copy bestseller The Things You Can See Only When You Slow Down

    "Hearing the words 'be good to yourself first, then to others' was like being struck by lightning."

    Many of us respond to the pressures of life by turning inwards and ignoring problems, sometimes resulting in anxiety or depression. Others react by working harder at work, at school or at home, hoping that this will make ourselves and the people we love happier.

    But what if being yourself is enough? Just as we are advised on airplanes to take our own oxygen first before helping others, we must first be at peace with ourselves before we can be at peace with the world around us.

    In this beautiful follow-up to his international bestseller The Things You Can See Only When You Slow Down, Buddhist monk Haemin Sunim turns his trademark wisdom and kindness to self-care, arguing that only by accepting yourself - and the flaws which make you who you are - can you have compassionate and fulfilling relationships with your partner, family and friends.

    "Even products labelled 'limited edition' are made on a production line with hundreds that are exactly the same. But there is only one you in the world."


    "Haemin writes beautifully and simply... these vital life lessons resonate deeply and easily"
    Miranda Hart

    "The world could surely use a little more love, a little more compassion, and a little more wisdom. In Love for Imperfect Things, Haemin Sunim shows us how to cultivate all three, and to find beauty in the most imperfect of things-including your very own self"
    Susan Cain, New York Times bestselling author of Quiet

    "Heartwarming, calming and simple. But also filled with wisdom and powerful truths that will teach us to love ourselves first in order to transform our relationships with our loved ones"
    Hector Garcia, author of IKIGAI - The Japanese secret to a long and happy life

    "A wonderful book to accompany The Things You Can See... page by page, he shows you how to reclaim your freedom and your life"
    Professor Mark Williams, author of the bestselling Mindfulness

    "A real treasure. It teaches us that compassion is at the heart of healing . . . starting with ourselves. I highly recommend this book"
    Christiane Northrup, MD, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Women's Bodies, Women's Wisdom

    "You can be the most amazing human being in the world and everyone sees rays of light, love, and genius when they look at you, but if you yourself don't know it, all of that external admiration doesn't matter one bit. Haemin Sunim teaches you ways to love yourself first, instead of loving the idea of other people loving you. It makes a world of difference"
    Marc and Angel Chernoff, New York Times bestselling authors of Getting Back to Happy

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $24.00
  • Man Down
    Man Down
    ISBN: 9780349424811
    Title: Man Down
    Author: RUDD MATT

    'This is the most honest, most revealing - and funniest - exploration of male mental health I have ever read' Adam Kay

    On the surface, men today don't have much to complain about. At work, they still get paid more than women for doing the same jobs. At home, they still shirk most of the unpaid labour. Putting the bins out does not count.

    Beneath the surface, it's a different story. An alarming number of men end up anxious, exhausted, depressed - and very reluctant to admit they are. Even if they do everything that's expected of them in work, life and fatherhood, genuine happiness is still elusive. By midlife, their levels of stress are higher and their levels of wellbeing are lower - and work-life balance turns out to be just a cruel illusion.

    The evidence is clear and ironic: the system set up by men for men doesn't work for men either. It is making none of us happy.

    In Man Down, Matt Rudd takes the long view on this perplexing paradox. Drawing on stories from his own life, and the varied lives of the other men he has interviewed, he goes back to the beginning to consider what makes the modern man - how the seeds of midlife misery are sown in the school playground and cultivated through adolescence and into adulthood. By turns compassionate and provocative, Man Down asks the important question: is midlife unhappiness inevitable? Spoiler alert: it isn't.

    Format: Trade paperback
    Price: $38.00
  • Meditation for Figety Skeptics
    Meditation for Figety Skeptics
    ISBN: 9781473691391
    Title: Meditation for Figety Skeptics
    Author: HARRIS DAN

    ABC News anchor Dan Harris used to think that meditation was for people who collect crystals, play the pan pipes, and use the word namaste without irony. After he had a panic attack on live television, he went on a strange journey that ultimately led him to become one of meditation's most vocal public proponents.Science suggests that meditation can lower blood pressure, mitigate depression and anxiety, and literally rewire key parts of the brain, among numerous other benefits. And yet there are millions of people who want to meditate but aren't actually practising. What's holding them back?In this guide to mindfulness and meditation for beginners and experienced meditators alike, Harris and his friend Jeff Warren, embark on a cross-country quest to tackle the myths, misconceptions, and self-deceptions that stop people from meditating. They rent a rock-star tour bus and travel across the US, talking to scores of would-be meditators, including parents, police officers, and even a few celebrities. They create a taxonomy of the most common issues ("I suck at this," "I don't have the time," etc.) and offer up science-based life hacks to help people overcome them.The book is filled with game-changing and deeply practical meditation instructions. Amid it all unspools the strange and hilarious story of what happens when a congenitally sarcastic, type-A journalist and a groovy Canadian mystic embark on an epic road trip into America's neurotic underbelly, as well as their own

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $28.00
  • Memory-Wise: How Memory Works & What To Do When It Doesn't
    Memory-Wise: How Memory Works & What To Do When It Doesn't
    ISBN: 9781760296384
    Title: Memory-Wise: How Memory Works & What To Do When It Doesn't

    Informs, reassures and gives practical guidance to people who worry they are losing their memory.

    Format: Trade paperback
    Price: $33.00
  • Metahuman: Unleashing Your Infinite Potential
    Metahuman: Unleashing Your Infinite Potential
    ISBN: 9781846046087
    Title: Metahuman: Unleashing Your Infinite Potential

    Is it possible to venture beyond daily living and experience heightened states of awareness?

    In this highly anticipated new book, integrative medicine pioneer and New York Times bestselling author Deepak Chopra states that a higher state of consciousness is available here and now, for us all. Chopra unlocks the secrets to moving beyond our present limitations of the mind to access a field of infinite possibilities and reach our full potential. How do you achieve this? By becoming metahuman.

    Drawing from the latest research on neuroscience, artificial intelligence and biometrics, Chopra offers a practical 31 day guide to help us 'wake up' at the deepest level in order to liberate ourselves from the conditioning and constructs that underlie anxiety, tension and ego driven demands. Only then does your infinite potential become your personal reality.

    'Grasping this revolutionary idea will effectively remove the limiting belief systems and negativity that may be holding us back from achieving our maximum human potential. Highly recommended!" Dr Rudolph E. Tanzi

    'Metahuman helps us harvest peak experiences so we can see our Truth and mold the universe's chaos into a form that brings light to the world' Dr Mehmet Oz

    Format: Trade paperback
    Price: $38.00
  • Micromastery
    ISBN: 9780241280065
    Title: Micromastery

    Want to learn how to cook? Start by making an omelette.

    Want to able to dance? First learn the Tango Walk.

    Want to be more creative, smarter and happier? Read this book.

    Micromastery is the inspiring new way to approach any kind of challenge or skill. With this simple, accessible technique you can get a grip on new subjects quickly, then experiment and grow.

    Whether it's making a perfect soufflU, painting a door or lighting a fire - just three of the thirty nine little skills this book will teach you - you'll find that cultivating micro areas of expertise is life-changing. Become a fearless learner, spot more creative opportunities, and improve your brain health and wellbeing.

    Start small. Start specific. But start- and you'll be on the path to mastery.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $30.00
  • Mindful Drinking
    Mindful Drinking
    ISBN: 9781409184898
    Title: Mindful Drinking

    Everybody knows they should drink a bit less, but good intentions are hard to keep. MINDFUL DRINKING: HOW CUTTING DOWN WILL CHANGE YOUR LIFE shows not only why you should, but also how you can, in a way that will change your life forever. Ever woken up worrying that you said the wrong thing at work drinks the night before? Felt frustrated with yourself for polishing off the entire bottle of wine when you only intended to have one glass? The emotional pull of alcohol is strong, but MINDFUL DRINKING: HOW CUTTING DOWN WILL CHANGE YOUR LIFE is here to help us cultivate a new, healthy and more mindful relationship with alcohol. Journalist Rosamund Dean combines scientific expertise with practical advice in a game-changing four step plan: The Problem, The Incentive, The Clean Break and The End Game. Drinking less will improve your mood, your skin and your body as well as reduce stress and anxiety for the long term.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $25.00
  • Mindfulness: An Eight-week Plan for Finding Peace in a Frantic World
    Mindfulness: An Eight-week Plan for Finding Peace in a Frantic World
    ISBN: 9781609618957
    Title: Mindfulness: An Eight-week Plan for Finding Peace in a Frantic World

    From one of the leading thinkers on Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy, comes a pioneering set of simple practices that can be incorporated into daily life to dissolve anxiety, stress, exhaustion and unhappiness.MINDFULNESS reveals a set of simple yet powerful practices that can be incorporated into daily life to help break the cycle of anxiety, stress, unhappiness, and exhaustion. It promotes the kind of happiness and peace that gets into your bones. It seeps into everything you do and helps you meet the worst that life throws at you with new courage.The book is based on Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT). MBCT revolves around a straightforward form of mindfulness meditation which takes just a few minutes a day for the full benefits to be revealed. MBCT has been clinically proven to be at least as effective as drugs for depression and is widely recommended by US physicians and the UK's National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence - in other words, it works. More importantly it also works for people who are not depressedbut who are struggling to keep up with the constant demands of the modern world.MBCT was developed by the book's author, Oxford professor Mark Williams, and his colleagues at the Universities of Cambridge and Toronto. By investing just 10 to 20 minutes each day, you can learn the simple mindfulness meditations at the heart of MBCT and fully reap their benefits. The book includes links to audio mediations to help guide you through the process. You'll be surprised by how quickly these techniques will have you enjoying life again.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $36.00
  • Mindset (Revised Edition)
    Mindset (Revised Edition)
    ISBN: 9781472139955
    Title: Mindset (Revised Edition)
    Author: DWECK CAROL

    World-renowned Stanford University psychologist Carol Dweck, in decades of research on achievement and success, has discovered a truly groundbreaking idea: the power of our mindset. Dweck explains why it's not just our abilities and talent that bring us success - but whether we approach them with a fixed or growth mindset.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $28.00
  • Natural Homemade Skin Care 60 Cleansers, Toners, Moisturizers & More Made from Whole Food Ingredients
    Natural Homemade Skin Care 60 Cleansers, Toners, Moisturizers & More Made from Whole Food Ingredients
    ISBN: 9781645670384
    Title: Natural Homemade Skin Care 60 Cleansers, Toners, Moisturizers & More Made from Whole Food Ingredients

    Beautiful, Vibrant Skin the Natural Way

    Ditch expensive creams, serums and lotions full of mystery ingredients and turn to nature to find the best remedies for all your skin care needs with products you can make right at home. Herbalist Militza Maury's use of natural ingredients ensures that you know exactly what's in your skin-care products and what you're getting out of them--beautiful, nourished, healthy skin.

    Creating a daily skin-care routine is easier than ever with recipes for cleansers, toners and moisturizers for every skin type. Try Soothing Cookie Dough Cleanser for inflamed skin, Clean & Clear Hydrosol Toner for oily or acne-prone skin or Moisture-Rich Solid Serum for dry, dehydrated skin. No matter your skin's needs, Militza has products that will help you achieve healthy, glowing skin from head to toe. And once you've established a daily routine that works for you, don't forget to make skin care fun with a whole slew of masks, scrubs, bath products and more--all made from safe, familiar ingredients like honey, cocoa butter, fresh herbs and essential oils.

    With information about the nourishing and healing properties of the ingredients used and instructions for infusing vinegar, oil and honey to further increase the efficacy of the recipes, this collection gives you all the information you need to make quality skin-care products at home.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $45.00
  • New Science of Narcissism
    New Science of Narcissism
    ISBN: 9781683644026
    Title: New Science of Narcissism

    Cut Through the Noise Around Narcissism with the Leading Researcher in the Field

    "Narcissism" is truly one of the most important words our time--ceaselessly discussed in the media, the subject of millions of online search queries, and at the centerpiece of serious social and political debates. But what does it really mean?

    InThe New Science of Narcissism, Dr. W Keith Campbell pulls back the curtain on this frequently misused label, presenting the most recent psychological, personality, and social research into the phenomenon.

    Rather than pathologizing all behaviors associated with the label, Campbell reveals that not only does narcissism occur on a spectrum, but almost everyone exhibits narcissistic tendencies in their day-to-day behavior. Drawing from real-life incidents and case studies,The New Science of Narcissismoffers tools, tips, and suggestions for softening toxically selfish behaviors both in yourself and others. Here you will discover:

    · An exploration of personality disorders connected with and adjacent to narcissism
    · Why minor narcissistic tendencies are common in most people
    · The foundational difference between grandiose and vulnerable narcissism
    · Different psychological models of personality and how they interpret narcissistic behaviors
    · The "recipe" of mental and emotional traits that combine into narcissism
    · How to identify when you're in a relationship with a narcissist and what you can do about it
    · Why the 21st century has seen the rise of a "Great Fantasy Migration" into evermore insular subcultures
    · The connection between narcissistic tendencies and leadership
    · Why "the audience in your pocket" of social media has exacerbated culture-wide narcissistic tendencies

    Though narcissism looms large in our cultural consciousness,The New Science of Narcissism offers many different options for understanding and treating it. With Campbell's straightforward and grounded guidance, you'll not only discover the latest and best information on the condition, but also a hopeful view of its future.

    Format: Hardback
    Price: $50.00
  • Night Vision A Field Guide to Your Dreams
    Night Vision A Field Guide to Your Dreams
    ISBN: 9781786277237
    Title: Night Vision A Field Guide to Your Dreams

    Night Vision is a visual field guide to the richly rewarding art of dream interpretation. Have you ever dreamt that you were flying? That you missed your flight? Or that you got a radical new haircut? Keep a copy of this beautifully illustrated book by your bedside table to help you understand what your dreams are trying to tell you.

    First you need to learn the techniques, including how to get a good night's sleep, how to recall your dreams and understand the symbolic language through which they unfold. Then you can start interpreting: over 50 common dream themes are explained with accompanying illustrations. Understand what your mind is telling you when you're asleep, and you'll unlock your true potential when you're awake.

    Format: Hardback
    Price: $35.00

  • No Meat Athlete Cookbook
    No Meat Athlete Cookbook
    ISBN: 9781615192663
    Title: No Meat Athlete Cookbook

    A Sports Illustrated Best Health and Wellness Book of 2017

    Plant-powered recipes to power you--perform better, recover faster, feel great!

    A fast-growing global movement, No Meat Athlete (NMA) earns new fans every day by showing how everyone from weekend joggers to world-class competitors can become even healthier and fitter by eating whole plant foods.

    Now The No Meat Athlete Cookbook--written by NMA founder Matt Frazier and longtime health coach, yoga teacher, and food writer Stepfanie Romine--showcases 125 delicious vegan recipes, many inspired by plant-based foods from around the world. Put nourishing, whole foods on the table quickly and affordably, with:

    Morning meals to power your day (Almond Butter-Banana Pancakes, Harissa Baked Tofu)
    Homemade sports drinks to fuel your workouts (Cucumber-Lime Electrolyte Drink, Switchel: The Original Sports Drink)
    Nutrient-packed mains to aid recovery (Naked Samosa Burgers, Almost Instant Ramen)
    Sweets that work for your body (Two-Minute Turtles, Mango Sticky Rice)
    Oil-free options for every recipe; gluten-free and soy-free options throughout

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $45.00
  • Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Life 3rd Ed
    Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Life 3rd Ed
    ISBN: 9781892005281
    Title: Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Life 3rd Ed

    The latest edition of the communication guide that has sold more than 1,000,000 copies An enlightening look at how peaceful communication can create compassionate connections with family, friends, and other acquaintances, this international bestseller uses stories, examples, and sample dialogues to provide solutions to communication problems both at home and in the workplace. Guidance is provided on identifying and articulating feelings and needs, expressing anger fully, and exploring the power of empathy in order to speak honestly without creating hostility, break patterns of thinking that lead to anger and depression, and communicate compassionately. Practical nonviolent communication skills are partnered with a powerful consciousness and vocabulary that can be applied to personal, professional, and political differences. Included in the new edition is a complete chapter on conflict resolution and mediation.

    Format: Trade paperback
    Price: $43.00
  • Notes on a Nervous Planet
    Notes on a Nervous Planet
    ISBN: 9781786892690
    Title: Notes on a Nervous Planet
    Author: HAIG MATT

    The instant #1 international bestseller from the beloved author of How to Stop Time and The Humans

    The societies we are part of are increasingly making our minds ill. It very often feels that the way we live is almost engineered to make us unhappy. Whether it is our attitudes toward sleep, the marketing messages that inundate us daily, the constant and hysterical news cycle, social media or even the way we educate our children, we are programming ourselves to put our bodies and minds at odds and setting ourselves up with expectations for our lives that prevent our happiness.

    When Matt became ill with panic disorder, anxiety and depression, it took him a long time to work out the ways the external world could impact his mental health in positive and negative ways. Notes on a Nervous Planet shares his journey back to happiness and all of the lessons that Matt learned along the way.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $23.00
  • Nothing Much Happens: Cosy & calming stories to soothe your mind & help you sleep
    Nothing Much Happens: Cosy & calming stories to soothe your mind & help you sleep
    ISBN: 9781760878092
    Title: Nothing Much Happens: Cosy & calming stories to soothe your mind & help you sleep

    Based on the popular podcast, soothing stories to carry you off to deep, restful sleep
    Busy minds need a place to rest. Whether you find yourself struggling to sleep, awake in the middle of the night, or even just anxious as you move through the day, in Nothing Much Happens, Kathryn Nicolai offers a healthy way to ease the mind before bed: through the timeless appeal of classic bedtime stories.

    Already beloved by millions of podcast listeners, the stories in Nothing Much Happens explore and expose small sweet moments of joy and relaxation: Visiting the local cider mill in the autumn. Watching the tree lighting in the park with friends in the winter. Sneaking lilacs from an abandoned farm in the spring. Watching fireflies from the deck in the summer. Closing up the book shop for the night and opening the bakery in the morning. You'll also find sixteen new stories never before featured on the podcast, along with whimsical illustrations that expose sweet little moments of peace and joy.

    Using her decades of experience as a meditation and yoga teacher, Kathryn Nicolai creates a world for you to slip into, one rich in sensory experience that quietly teaches mindfulness and self-compassion, soothes frayed nerves, and builds solid habits for nurturing sleep.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $33.00
  • Our Bodies Ourselves: a New Edition for a New Era
    Our Bodies Ourselves: a New Edition for a New Era
    ISBN: 9781439190661
    Title: Our Bodies Ourselves: a New Edition for a New Era

    Our Bodies, Ourselves. We are delighted to present Our Bodies, Ourselves-an in-depth look at women''s sexuality and reproductive health, from the first gynecological exam to sexual health in our later years. Since its first newsprint edition published in the early 1970s, Our Bodies, Ourselves (OBOS) has enabled women to learn about their bodies, gain insight from the experiences of other women, and consider how best to achieve political and cultural changes that would improve women''s lives. This completely revised and updated ninth edition, released on OBOS''s fortieth anniversary, covers topics ranging from sexual anatomy, body image, and gender identity to pregnancy and birth, perimenopause/menopause, and navigating the health-care system. This edition reflects the perspective and voices of a wide range of women, and their stories are told through new formats. At our invitation, more than three dozen women of all ages and identities participated in a monthlong online conversation about sexuality and relationships; we found their honesty and forthrightness so compelling that the conversation itself became the foundation of a new "Relationships" chapter. Other new voices include women''s organizations around the world that have created their own resources adapted from Our Bodies, Ourselves. Throughout the book, you will meet members of the Our Bodies Ourselves Global Network and read about their work on issues such as abortion, infertility, HIV education and prevention, and social activism. From distributing posters via canoes in rural Nigeria to setting up interactive websites in Israel and Turkey and reshaping health policy in Nepal and Armenia, their efforts exemplify movement building and the power of voices raised in action. This edition focuses on the core health issues-reproductive health and sexuality-that first brought the Boston Women''s Health Book Collective together. Some topics added over the years-such as nutrition, emotional health, and medical conditions that disproportionately or differently affect women-have been omitted this time, in part because information is now more readily available elsewhere. This has given us room to expand on issues such as reproductive rights, violence against women, and environmental health, which not only are centrally related to women''s sexual health and well-being but also are areas where, despite decades of advocacy and activism, women still face enormous challenges and obstacles that prevent them from leading safe and healthy lives.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $61.00
  • Out of the Woods
    Out of the Woods
    ISBN: 9781474607155
    Title: Out of the Woods
    Author: TURNER LUKE

    A fierce, poignant and highly original memoir about sexuality, shame and the lure of the trees

    'A brave and beautiful book, electrifying on sex and nature, religion and love. No one is writing quite like this. I'm so glad Luke Turner exists' OLIVIA LAING, author of THE LONELY CITY and CRUDO

    'Refreshing, frank, edifying, courageous . . . I was quite emotional by the end. Luke Turner is a serious thinker and a unique and important new voice' AMY LIPTROT, author of THE OUTRUN

    After the disintegration of the most significant relationship of his life, the demons Luke Turner has been battling since childhood are quick to return - depression and guilt surrounding his identity as a bisexual man, experiences of sexual abuse, and the religious upbringing that was the cause of so much confusion. It is among the trees of London's Epping Forest where he seeks refuge. But once a place of comfort, it now seems full of unexpected, elusive threats that trigger twisted reactions.

    No stranger to compulsion, Luke finds himself drawn again and again to the woods, eager to uncover the strange secrets that may be buried there as he investigates an old family rumour of illicit behaviour. Away from a society that still struggles to cope with the complexities of masculinity and sexuality, Luke begins to accept the duality that has provoked so much unrest in his life - and reconcile the expectations of others with his own way of being.

    OUT OF THE WOODS is a dazzling, devastating and highly original memoir about the irresistible yet double-edged potency of the forest, and the possibility of learning to find peace in the grey areas of life.

    Format: Hardback
    Price: $43.00
  • Overkill: When Modern Medicine Goes too Far
    Overkill: When Modern Medicine Goes too Far
    ISBN: 9781922310026
    Title: Overkill: When Modern Medicine Goes too Far
    Author: OFFIT PAUL

    An acclaimed medical expert and patient advocate offers an eye-opening look at many common and widely used medical interventions that are far more harmful than helpful.

    Modern medicine has significantly advanced in the last few decades as more informed practices, thorough research, and incredible breakthroughs have made it possible to successfully treat and even eradicate many serious ailments.

    But while we have learned much that has changed our outlook and practices, we still rely on medical interventions that are vastly out of date and can adversely affect our health. It is an article of faith, for example, that finishing a course of antibiotics prevents the recurrence of illness, that sunscreens block harmful UV rays which cause skin cancer, and that all cancer-screening programs save lives. But do scientific studies back up such beliefs?

    In this game-changing book, infectious-disease expert and Rotavirus vaccine inventor Dr Offit highlights fifteen common medical interventions still recommended and practised by medical professionals, despite clear evidence that they are harmful - including the above examples, as well as the treatment of acid reflux in babies, the lowering of fevers, and the reliance on heart stents and knee surgery.

    By analysing what makes these practices so ineffective and harmful, and by presenting medical alternatives, Overkillgives patients invaluable information to help them ask their doctors better questions and to advocate for their own health.

    Format: Trade paperback
    Price: $38.00
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