Calm for me is less about thought and much more about feeling. It is a stillness that allows my lungs to expand like hot air balloons. It is an acceptance of the noise around me. It is a magic alchemy that might last a second or a whole day, where I feel relaxed yet aware; still yet dynamic; open ye..
This book is about taming the bad inner voice - the one that has the power to overthrow gut instinct and talk us out of new adventures. We are all brimming with inner wisdom, yet we allow negative thoughts to confuse us. We forget how capable and strong we can be. There is confidence there even if i..
MINDFULNESS PLAIN & SIMPLE provides the tools, tips and tricks you need to de-stress and de-clutter your mind.Inner peace and happiness are available now, and they're closer than you think. By taking just a few minutes out of your day and making the simple but dramatic shift into the present momen..
There just isn't enough time for everything on our 'To Do' list - and there never will be. Successful people don't try to do everything. They learn to focus on the most important tasks and make sure they get done.There's an old saying that if the first thing you do each morning is to eat a live f..
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A brilliant and funny read for the apocalyptically-minded' Matt Haig, author of Reasons to Stay Alive
'In a sea of books about mental health, it stands out for its humour, wisdom and lightness of touch' Adam Kay, author of This is Going to Hurt
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'A fascinating debunking of racial pseudoscience' GuardianRacist pseudoscience may be on the rise, but science is no ally to racists. ..
The Sunday Times bestsellerWe're all on a search for happiness, but we're looking in the wrong places.Everyone looks externally to find contentment, we think material possessions will unlock our happiness. A Monk's Guide to Happiness explains how and why we need to look within, and connect to ..
Funny, sharp explications of what these sometimes not-very-nice women were up to, and how they sometimes made idiots of . . . but read on!' - Margaret Atwood, author of The Handmaid's TaleThe Greek myths are among the world's most important cultural building blocks and they have been retold many t..
A mother of small children trusts her 'gut feelings' and it saves her life.A young dad is able to grieve for his lost baby - using a song.What if there were parts of our minds which we never use, but if awakened, could make us so much happier, connected and alive? What if awakening those parts..
A game-changing book.' - Evening StandardMap your habits, set your own goals and treat yourself with the kindness you truly deserve.Shahroo Izadi has a revolutionary message: treating yourself kindly is the only way to make changes that last. She is living proof that her method works after year..
It's all here in this stunning first draft of the history of the presidency of Donald Trump' Sydney Morning Herald'An icy, Iago-like glimpse of the emotional and moral nullity that may be the source of Trump's power' Observer'A damning, well-reported, well-sourced and clearly written haymaker'..
A beautifully written account of postpartum psychosis, and the ties, blessings and burdens of family' NIGELLA LAWSONSHORTLISTED FOR THE SUNDAY TIMES YOUNG WRITER OF THE YEAR AWARD
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Most of us think the law is only relevant to criminals, if we even think of it at all. But the law touches every area of our lives: from intimate family matters to the biggest issues in our society.Our unfamiliarity is dangerous because it makes us vulnerable to media spin, political lies and the ..
Stop talking about bringing your values to work and learn how to actually DO it! Kim Scott, bestselling author of Radical CandorIntentional Integrity, by Silicon Valley expert Rob Chestnut, provides an excellent road map for any organization looking to create a clear set of values to live by.
This is the ultimate guide to raising the tween/teen boy in your life. It covers everything from relationships, social media, friendships and school, dealing with topics like porn, drugs and video games, as well as physical and mental changes.Dr Natterson helps parents navigate the tricky stage o..
The stoics lived a long time ago, but they had some startling insights into the human condition - insights which endure to this day. The philosophical tradition, founded in Athens by Zeno of Citium in 301 BC, endured as an active movement for almost 500 years, and contributions from dazzling minds s..
Its hard to know what is possible until you start. You have to be able to dream big and be prepared to work towards your dreams. Good things take time. Ive achieved a lot, but it didnt come in one go big things rarely happen overnight, and good things rarely happen as if by magic . . .Marcus Ras..
The emergence of the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements have awakened society and encouraged women to find their voice and claim back their power. Contending with a host of difficult issues that demand psychological strength - in this crucial book, prominent psychotherapist and licensed clinical social w..
Modern life is stressful and complicated; it can be all too easy to feel that we're just not up to it, and so our self-esteem suffers. This pocket guide is designed to help you explore your self-esteem issues and break free from the bad habits that affect your quality of life. Packed full of guidanc..
A unique insight into the mind of one of the world's most extraordinary thinkers.Undoubtedly the most famous scientist on the planet and the very face of physics over the last half-century, Stephen Hawking is remarkable for many reasons. Not least because he has continued to strive to achieve so ..
From the Big Bang to the future of our planet, The Little Book of Big History divides history into manageable but comprehensive time frames, encompassing the cosmos, the stars, life and everything in between. Big History is the attempt to understand and condense the entire story of the cosmos, from ..
An exploration of some of the most important and enduring ideas in human history - from religion, science, philosophy, medicine, psychology, politics, economics and art - each presented in brief, accessible form.'Big' ideas are those concepts and theories that have radically transformed our under..
This groundbreaking study provides a much-needed philosophical framework for those practising mindfulness as well as a call to recover the pragmatic and therapeutic dimensions of philosophy.' - Stephen Batchelor, author of After Buddhism and Secular BuddhismModern readers tend to think of Buddhi..
All the tips and techniques you need to stay calm, get through your tasks, make the most of your time and stop procrastinating. It's fun, easy to follow and practical - and may just be the kick up the bottom you need!'CloserWorld-leading productivity expert Graham Allcott's business
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There are plenty of things to smile about, as long as you open your eyes to see them! So lift your spirits with this little book of uplifting quotes and delightful ideas to help you look on the bright side of life...
Discover the lives and stories of amazing women who shaped the modern world, from mathematicians and doctors to aviators, authors and code-breakers. More than 60 fascinating profiles introduce female icons such as Malala Yousafzai, the youngest winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, Rosa Parks, instrument..
We live such busy lives, rushing from one thing to the next, that we barely give ourselves time to catch our breath. But what would happen if we aimed for less?Every area of our lives can benefit from streamlining; when you cut out the things you don't need, you leave room for the positive ..
When our bodies aren't on top form, we rest and take care of them - but we often don't do the same for our minds. Whether it's because we don't know where to start, or because it never feels like a high enough priority, carving out time and space to care for our mental health can be hard.Bu..
A tiny spark is often all it takes to set light to your passion and creativity. This pocket-sized book of stimulating words and useful tips will help you to kindle your imagination and unleash your potential whenever you need it...
Lifes journey is not always smooth sailing, but there are ways of charting your own course. This compact book is packed with simple but effective tips and advice to ease your mind in times of turbulence, and help you find calm in every situation...
Appreciate the little thingsBelieve in your personal powerConnect with natureSqueeze every drop out of each moment and live life to the full by discovering the art of mindfulness. Learn new ways to connect with yourself and the world around you and reignite a sense of wonder in the everyday..
Happiness is a journey, and even the best explorers sometimes need a guide along the wayFilled with uplifting quotes, positive statements and helpful tips and exercises, this journal encourages you to record and reflect upon your most joyful moments and experiences. Guiding you through all aspe..
Inspiring accounts of remarkable adventures and scientific discoveries that have revolutionized our understanding of our world and tested the limits of human endurance.This is a collection of trailblazing journeys into the unknown that have had a profound effect on our understanding of the world,..
We all know someone who's strong and resourceful, who never gives up and meets every challenge with their head held high. This little book celebrates your loved one for being the resilient person they are. Packed with cheering quotes and statements, it's the perfect way to tell them: you make me pro..
Since it was first published The Art of Loving has become a classic, inspiring thousands of people with its clarity and power. Erich Fromm, the renowned psychoanalyst, sees love as the ultimate need and desire of all human beings. In this book, he discusses every aspect of the subject: romantic lov..
In their book Abundance, bestselling authors and futurists Peter Diamandis and Steven Kotler tackled grand global challenges, such as poverty, hunger, and energy. Then, in Bold, they chronicled the use of exponential technologies that allowed the emergence of powerful new entrepreneurs. Now the best..
Keep your head held high even on the bad days with 70 mindful self-care strategies to find happiness.In a time when social media encourages us to constantly highlight how great we're doing and how #Blessed life is, there seems to be little room for the inevitable truth: in every life, there are d..
A memoir of successful leadership in times of crisis: the former CEO of General Electric, named one of the World's Best CEOs three times by Barron's, shares the hard-won lessons he learned from his experience leading GE immediately after 9/11, through the economic devastation of the 2008-09 financia..
This is the first book to truly capture Donald Trump. A man consistently ranked in the Top 100 Richest People in the world, Trump also brings the perspective of an entrepreneur who overcame an extremely public bankruptcy - all thanks to his unique approach to life and business, Think big and kick as..
The definitive inside story of WeWork, its audacious founder, and what the company's epic unraveling exposes about Silicon Valley's delusions and the financial system's desperate hunger to cash in--from the Wall Street Journal reporters whose scoops hastened the company's downfall.In 2001, Adam ..
The untold story of how Japan became a cultural superpower through the fantastic inventions that captured--and transformed--the world's imagination. A masterful book driven by deep research, new insights, and powerful storytelling. W. David Marx, author of Ametora: How Japan Saved American Style Jap..
From Dr. Nicole LePera, creator of the holistic psychologist-the online phenomenon with more than two million Instagram followers-comes a revolutionary approach to healing that harnesses the power of the self to produce lasting change.As a clinical psychologist, Dr. Nicole LePera often found her..
The diaries of a remarkable young woman who was determined to live a meaningful and happy life despite her struggle with cystic fibrosis and a rare superbug--from age fifteen to her death at the age of twenty-five Captures the heartbreaking beauty of being alive.--Beck Dorey-Stein, New York Times be..
A hero who is as humble as he is resilient... testament to a never give up spirit!' BEAR GRYLLS'From reading this book, the message that comes shining through is this: you can achieve anything.' ANT MIDDLETONBestselling author and award-winning adventurer Ross Edgley has been studying the ar..
This book explores big questions like these, explaining the laws and legal precedents, and religious, political, and moral codes that have shaped the world we live in. Written in plain English, The Law Book cuts through the legal jargon and is packed with pithy explanations of the most important mil..
Let Michal Oshman take you on a journey of self discovery to identify what makes you you, what you were born to do and how to do it.As a mentor for leaders in top global companies, Michal created a unique personal growth methodology based on the life-changing principles of Jewish wisdom. It is e..
Our time together is limited and exceedingly precious. We write to make sense of our existence, even as it sweeps us into the darkest zones of physical decline, and death.'After spending a lifetime together, Irvin and Marilyn Yalom confront in alternating chapters the reality of Marilyn's termin..
The Immune System Recovery Plan is the right book, at the right time, by the right person. We are witnessing a significant increase in autoimmune inflammatory diseases, which include more than 80 different diagnoses. Dr. Blum has done a magnificent job helping the reader to understand how this famil..
Negotiation is a key skill for your job, your closest relationships, and even your everyday life, but often people shy away from it, feeling like they're marching into battle or that they're settling for less. Enter Alexandra Carter, Clinical Professor of Law and Director of the Mediation Program at..
A Financial Times Book of the YearShortlisted for the 2020 Financial Times / McKinsey Business Book of the YearLonglisted for the National Book Award'The story of the original data science hucksters of the 1960s is hilarious, scathing and sobering - what you might get if you crossed Mad ..
In this searing meditation on the bonds of family and the allure of extremist faith, one of today's most celebrated Christian writers recounts his unexpected journey from a strict fundamentalist upbringing to a life of compassion and grace--a revelatory memoirthat invites comparison to Hillbilly Ele..
Coding skills are in high demand and the need for programmers is still growing. Covering three of the most popular languages for new coders, this book uses a graphic method to break complex subjects into user-friendly chunks, bringing essential skills within easy reach. Each chapter contains tutoria..
What are drones? How do they fly? Could a drone space rover reveal the secrets of distant planets? How can a fire-rescue drone save lives? This fascinating introduction to drones has simple text, colourful illustrations and detailed photographs, with internet links to carefully selected websites wit..
Explore the fascinating world of bugs with this brilliant book packed with facts, flaps to lift and illustrated step-by-step projects to enhance learning. The spectacular central fold-out pages allow readers to investigate and explore record-breaking bugs, and learn to identify different types of bu..
Super-cool facts sit alongside hands-on activities in this exciting series. Readers can learn how to create a mini water cycle, track a thunderstom and make fog in a jar with step-by-step illustrations and instructions. Flaps to lift and a spectacular fold-out feature spread allow children to delve ..
Part of an exciting series, Project Earth is packed with fascinating facts, illustrated step-by-step activities and flaps to lift. The spectacular central fold-out pages allow readers to understand how early life developed and investigate the variety of habitats on Earth...
We must reject the idea - well-intentioned, but dead wrong - that the primary path to greatness in the social sectors is to become more like a business.'So begins this astonishingly blunt and timely manifesto by leading business thinker Jim Collins. Rejecting the belief, common among politicians, ..