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All Birds Have Anxiety by Kathy Hoopmann - £9.99
All Birds Have Anxiety explores the symptoms of anxiety disorder and their impact on day-to-day life through colourful images of life as a bird.  Its humorous yet gentle approach recognises the stress that anxiety can cause, helping people to be ... more
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The Descent of Man by Grayson Perry - £8.99
"A breeze of a read, makes you see our male-manufactured world a little differently... Grayson Perry has written the very book I wanted to write"(Matt Haig) "GRAYSON PERRY FOR KING AND QUEEN OF ENGLAND. Imagine how BRILLIANT our country would look ... more
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Scummy Mummies: A Celebration of Parenting Failures, Hilarious Confessions, Fish Fingers and Wine by Ellie Gibson and Helen Thorn - £7.99
A celebration of parenting failures, hilarious confessions, fish fingers and wine!  This is a book for anyone who’s ever dealt with a poo in the pool, cleaned up a sick in the supermarket, or gone to an important meeting without realising t ... more
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The Things You Can See Only When You Slow Down: How to be Calm in a Busy World by Haemin Sunim - £9.99
The Times Top 10 Bestseller   THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER, WITH OVER THREE MILLION COPIES SOLD AROUND THE WORLD  'Is it the world that's busy, or my mind?'   The world moves fast, but that doesn't mean we have to. In this timel ... more
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Dear Friend, From My Life I Write to You in Your Life by Yiyun Li - £14.99
A luminous memoir from the award-winning author of The Vagrants and A Thousand Years of Good Prayers.  'What a long way it is from one life to another. Yet why write if not for that distance?'  Startlingly original and shining with quiet wisd ... more
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Sulky, Rowdy, Rude? Why Kids Really Act Out and What to Do About It by Bo Hejlskov Elven and Tina Wiman - £9.99
Children will naturally exhibit a range of negative and positive behaviour, which can often be very challenging for parents.  With a basis in child psychology, the authors provide strategies for managing emotions and facilitating positive relati ... more
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The Mindfulness in Knitting: Meditations on Craft and Calm by Rachael Matthews - £8.99
Everyone can pick up a pair of needles and a ball of yarn. And everyone can be mindful.   The Mindfulness in Knitting casts fresh light on this famously calming craft, and reveals how the simple repetition of plain and purl can in itself nurt ... more
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Birds Art Life Death: A Field Guide to the Small and Significant by Kyo Maclear - £12.99
‘Now when I hear birdsong, I feel an entry to that understory. When I am feeling too squeezed on the ground, exhausted by everything in my care, I look for a little sky. There are always birds flying back and forth, city birds flitting around our h ... more
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The Silent Garden: A Parent's Guide to Raising a Deaf Child by Paul W. Ogden and David H. Smith - £24.50
For over 30 years, The Silent Garden has offered parents of deaf children the support and unbiased information needed to fully realize their children’s potential. This completely revised third edition is a must-have resource that will help parents ... more
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How to Raise a Feminist: Bringing Up Kids with the Confidence to Change the World by Allison Vale and Victoria Ralfs - £12.99
A lively and irreverent celebration of a new wave of non-combative, arms-wide-open feminism-for-all.  'We are all equally fascinating, equally valuable, equally capable of altruism, equally able to change the world for the better. That's fem ... more
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A Philosophy of Loneliness by Lars Svendsen, translated by Kerri Pierce - £12.99
Loneliness is a difficult subject to address, because it has such negative connotations. But the truth is that wherever there are people, there is loneliness: everyone is lonely at some point in their lives. You can be lonely in a crowd or at home, ... more
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At the Existentialist Cafe: Freedom, Being, and Apricot Cocktails by Sarah Bakewell - £8.99
Paris, near the turn of 1933. Three young friends meet over apricot cocktails at the Bec-de-Gaz bar on the rue Montparnasse. They are Jean-Paul Sartre, Simone de Beauvoir and their friend Raymond Aron, who opens their eyes to a radical new way of thi ... more
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Brainwashing: The Science of Thought Control by Kathleen Taylor - £10.99
Throughout history, humans have attempted to influence and control the thoughts of others. Since the word 'brainwashing' was coined in the aftermath of the Korean War, it has become part of the popular culture and been exploited to create sensational ... more
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Tetralogue: I'm Right, You're Wrong by Timothy Williamson - £7.99
Four people with radically different outlooks on the world meet on a train and start talking about what they believe. Their conversation varies from cool logical reasoning to heated personal confrontation. Each starts off convinced that he or she is ... more
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How to Overcome Pain by Leon Chaitow - £8.99
Natural approaches to dealing with everything from arthritis, anxiety and back pain to headaches, PMS and IBS.  Living with pain can provoke frustration, anxiety, depression and sometimes even a reliance on pharmaceutical painkillers. In this ... more
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Tristimania: A Diary of Manic Depression by Jay Griffiths - £9.99
A stark and lyrical account of the psyche in crisis from the author of Kith.   Tristimania tells the story of a devastating year-long episode of manic depression, culminating in a long solo pilgrimage across Spain. Recording the experience of mani ... more
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Battling the Gods: Atheism in the Ancient World by Tim Whitmarsh - £9.99
How new is atheism?   In Battling the Gods, Tim Whitmarsh journeys into the ancient Mediterranean to recover the stories of those who first refused the divinities.   Long before the Enlightenment sowed the seeds of disbelief in a deeply ... more
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Night Shift: An Insight into Depression That Words Often Struggle to Reach by Debi Gliori - £9.99
"Debi Gliori is amazing. Her pictures offer people an insight into depression that words often struggle to reach. She makes visible the invisible. And I for one want to thank her for that."(Matt Haig, bestselling author of Reasons to Stay Alive) W ... more
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Cheer Up Love: Adventures in Depression with the Crab of Hate by Susan Calman - £8.99
"Nothing makes me happier than talking about depression. Packed with stories, humour and a bit of the serious stuff, I will literally write the book on how it feels to be told "Cheer up, Love"'"(Susan Calman) Susan Calman is a well known comedian ... more
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The Wandering Mind: What the Brain Does When You're Not Looking by Michael Corballis - £11.00
If we’ve done our job well — and, let’s be honest, if we're lucky — you’ll read to the end of this description. Most likely, however, you won’t. Somewhere in the middle of the next paragraph, your mind will wander off. Minds wander. That ... more
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Mindfulness for Unravelling Anxiety: Finding Calm & Clarity in Uncertain Times by Richard Gilpin - £8.99
Anxiety is a state many of us know only too well. Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) is on the global increase too with 1 in 25 people affected in the UK alone.  Mindfulness for Unravelling Anxiety helps loosen the knots and tangles of anxiety a ... more
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Mad Girl by Bryony Gordon - £7.99
"I loved it. A brilliant fast and funny and frank look at something that absolutely needs to be talked about in this way"(Matt Haig) Bryony Gordon has OCD.   It's the snake in her brain that has told her ever since she was a teenager that ... more
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Eat. Sweat. Play: How Sport Can Change Our Lives by Anna Kessel - £12.99
Long-listed for the William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award, 2016   For too long society has led us to believe that women and sport don't mix. While perspiration and 'fitspiration' have never been so hot, sport continues to be stubbornly cast a ... more
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Be More Tree: A Journey of Wisdom, Symbols, Healing and Renewal by Alice Peck - £12.99
Discover how all trees can mirror us, teach us, and heal us.   As author Alice Peck reflected on the maple tree in her backyard, she began to notice and then study its intricacies and changes. This became her regular meditation and inspiration.  ... more
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The Danish Way of Parenting by Jessica Joelle Alexander and Iben Dissing Sandahl - £11.99
DISCOVER THE PARENTING SECRETS OF THE HAPPIEST PEOPLE IN THE WORLD   What makes Denmark the happiest country in the world -- and how do Danish parents raise happy, confident, successful kids, year after year? This upbeat and practical guide reveal ... more
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A Mindfulness Guide for the Frazzled by Ruby Wax - £8.99
500 years ago no-one died of stress: we invented this concept and now we let it rule us. We might have evolved to be able to miraculously balance on seven-inch heels, but as far as our emotional development is concerned we're still swimming with the ... more
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101 Ways to Live Well by Victoria Joy and Karla Zimmerman - £7.99
Feel like life's too busy to find your zen? Think again. Be a calmer, more productive, healthier you, without sacrificing precious hours. Discover the secret wellness hacks you can incorporate into your routine – whether it’s a 5-minute focus exe ... more
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Birth in Focus: Stories and Photos to Inform, Educate and Inspire by Becky Reed, with a Foreword by Ina May Gaskin - £19.99
Birth in Focus offers the reader a chance to see birth made real. Water birth, breech birth, twin birth, Caesarean birth – all are shown in ‘photo stories’, with accompanying text written both by the woman and her midwife, and sometimes also th ... more
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In Therapy: How Conversations with Psychotherapists Really Work by Susie Orbach - £8.99
Worldwide, increasingly large numbers of people are seeing therapists on a regular basis. In the UK alone, 1.5 million people are in therapy. We go to address past traumas, to break patterns of behaviour, to confront eating disorders or addiction, to ... more
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The Little Book of Peace: Finding Tranquillity in a Troubled World by Tiddy Rowan - £5.99
A beautiful gift book filled with inspiring stories and insights on how to achieve greater peace in life from the author of The Little Book of Mindfulness and Colour Yourself Calm.   Modern life can often feel hectic, stressful and anxiety-ind ... more
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The Game of Life and How to Play It by Florence Scovel Shinn - £8.99
Louise L. Hay, whose writings and talks have brought inspiration, hope, and healing to millions of people around the world, credits The Game of Life (and the entire body of work by Florence Scovel Shinn) for inspiring her at a key turning point in he ... more
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At Home in the World: Stories and Essential Teachings from A Monk's Life by Thich Nhat Hanh - £12.99
This collection of autobiographical and teaching stories from peace activist and Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh is thought provoking and inspiring. Collected here for the first time, these stories span his life. There are stories from his childhood and t ... more
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Tantra: Discover the Path from Sex to Spirit by Shashi Solluna - £8.99
An introductory guide to the sacred sexuality practices of modern schools of Tantra, and how you can use them to find meaning and healing in physical relationships.  You will learn:  * the philosophy of Tantra * an understanding of T ... more
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Re-Enchanting the Activist: Spirituality and Social Change by Keith Hebden - £8.99
In this energising book, Keith Hebden gathers inspiring first-hand accounts that show how spirituality and politics are converging to reignite modern activism.   Informative and eye-opening, it explores the meaning of activism in a world that ... more
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The Art of Mindful Singing: Notes on Finding Your Voice by Jeremy Dion - £8.99
The Art of Mindful Singing is an enlightening insight into how we can all experience well-being through the meditative beauty and power of music. Jeremy Dion explores how singing can create a deeper connection with ourselves and the world around us t ... more
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Naturally Mindful: Reconnecting with the Natural World, Discovering Your True Self by The Ivy Press - £5.99
In a fast-paced urban world of pressure, stress and anxiety, Naturally Mindful provides the opportunity to stop time, reflect and take a moment to live consciously.   Aspire to a sense of calm awareness and learn how mindfulness can teach you to ... more
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Sleep: The Myth of 8 Hours, the Power of Naps... and the New Plan to Recharge Your Body and Mind by Nick Littlehales - £9.99
One third of our lives are spent trying to sleep. Most us have disturbed, restless nights and rely on a cocktail of caffeine and sugar to drag us through the day. Yet the hours we spend in bed shape our mood, motivation and decision-making skills - d ... more
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A Good Life: Philosophy from Cradle to Grave by Mark Rowlands - £8.99
Myshkin was born on a certain day and died on a certain day - and some things happened to him in between. These things presented him with ethical questions and this book is a record of his attempt to answer those questions. Discovered by his son afte ... more
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Your Chinese Horoscope 2017: What the Year of the Rooster Holds in Store for You by Neil Somerville - £8.99
The year 2017 is the Chinese Year of the Rooster – what will this mean for you? This complete guide contains all the predictions you will need to take you into the year ahead – an interesting year offering scope, awareness and much possibility. ... more
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Tears Heal: How to Listen to Our Children by Kate Orson - £13.99
Tears Heal shares parenting's best-kept secret - a completely new approach to parenting which is based on listening, and allowing children to express their emotions so that they can return to their natural, good, co-operative selves.  One of ... more
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Pure, White and Deadly: How Sugar is Killing Us and What We Can Do to Stop it by John Yudkin - £8.99
Sugar.  It is killing us. Why do we eat so much of it? What are its hidden dangers?  In 1972, when British scientist John Yudkin first proved that sugar was bad for our health, he was ignored by the majority of the medical profession and ru ... more
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Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear by Elizabeth Gilbert - £8.99
Readers of all ages and walks of life have drawn inspiration from Elizabeth Gilbert's books for years. Now, this beloved author shares her wisdom and unique understanding of creativity, shattering the perceptions of mystery and suffering that surroun ... more
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If You Sit Very Still by Marian Partington - £12.99
When the news broke that her missing sister Lucy had been murdered, Marian Partington had one of two choices to make. She could let the grief and rage she felt overwhelm her, or she could try to turn her trauma into something good. This moving memoir ... more
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Creative Psychotherapy by Eileen Prendiville and Justine Howard (Editors) - £24.99
Creative Psychotherapy brings together the expertise of leading authors and clinicians from around the world to synthesise what we understand about how the brain develops, the neurological impact of trauma and the development of play. The authors exp ... more
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Shrinking Violets: A Field Guide to Shyness by Joe Moran - £14.99
Our success as a species is built on sociability, so shyness in humans should be an anomaly. But it's actually remarkably common - we all know what it's like to cringe in embarrassment, stand tongue-tied at the fringe of an unfamiliar group, or flush ... more
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ADHD Nation: The Disorder. The Drugs. The Inside Story. by Alan Schwarz - £14.99
A groundbreaking and definitive account of the exploding misdiagnosis of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and mishandling of medication of children, and adults, with often disastrous results.   Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Di ... more
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222 Meditation Techniques by Sri Chinmoy - £13.99
222 guided exercises suitable for both beginners and advanced seekers who wish to explore the world of meditation.   Whether meditation is something new to you or an established practice in your life, the discovery of the endless treasures tha ... more
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The Mind Thief by Maria Katsonis - £9.99
"In the space of five years, I went from graduating at Harvard to becoming a psychiatric patient. I overcame the stranglehold of depression and chose not to die. Instead, I embraced life only to discover I am a good Greek girl at heart, albeit an unc ... more
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Enough! How to Liberate Yourself and Remake the World with Just One Word by Laurie McCammon, MS - £14.99
Do you, like so many of us, believe that you will never have enough time, money, talent, or love to be truly happy? Do you think you’re not good enough, not rich enough or thin enough or smart enough, to have the life you want? Or that the problems ... more
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Chakras: Seven Keys to Awakening and Healing the Energy Body by Anodea Judith - £8.99
An introductory guide to the chakras, offering practical tools on using this incredible energy system to balance, heal and take charge of your wellbeing. This book explores:  * the meaning, function and purpose of each chakra * the c ... more
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The Creative Tarot: A Modern Guide to an Inspired Life by Jessa Crispin - £14.99
A hip, accessible, and practical guide for artists and creative people looking to tarot for guidance and inspiration in the tradition of The Secret Language of Birthdays and Steal Like an Artist.   What if the path to creativity was not as cha ... more
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