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The Board Game Family: Reclaim Your Children From the Screen by Ellie Dix - £12.99
In The Board Game Family: Reclaim Your Children From the Screen, Ellie Dix offers a roadmap to integrating board gaming into family life and presents inspiring ways to engage even the trickiest of teenagers and manage game nights with flair.   Man ... more
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We've Been Too Patient: An Anthology of Voices from Radical Mental Health by L. D. Green and Kelechi Ubozoh (Editors) - £14.99
25 unflinching stories and essays from the front lines of the radical mental health movement.  Overmedication, police brutality, electroconvulsive therapy, involuntary hospitalization, traumas that lead to intense altered states and suicidal ... more
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Hormonal: A Conversation About Women's Bodies, Mental Health and Why We Need to Be Heard by Eleanor Morgan - £13.99
Hormonal explores everything from contraception to PMS, in relation to anxiety, depression and taboos about hysteria and the ‘hormonal’ woman. It is a compelling portrait of the modern landscape of women and health, showing us how to navigate sti ... more
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Kindfulness: Be a True Friend to Yourself - With Mindful Self-Compassion by Padraig O’Morain - £8.99
Do you criticise yourself on a daily basis? Are you always comparing yourself to others?  Kindfulness is there for you. This practical, uplifting guide combines the two hot topics of the moment: mindfulness and self-compassion.  From ... more
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Walks in the Wild: A Guide Through the Forest by Peter Wohlleben - £14.99
Can you tell the difference between wolf and dog prints? Which trees are best to shelter under a storm?How do you tell a deciduous and coniferous tree apart?   Bestselling author of The Hidden Life of Trees, Peter Wohlleben, lets you in on ... more
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Advice for the Dying (and Those Who Love Them): A Practical Perspective on Death by Sallie Tisdale - £8.99
Award-winning writer and nurse Sallie Tisdale offers a lyrical, thought-provoking yet practical perspective on death and dying in this frank, direct and compassionate meditation on the inevitable.   From the sublime to the ridiculous, Tisdale ... more
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Happy Fat: Taking Up Space in a World That Wants to Shrink You by Sofie Hagen - £12.99
‘I am a fat person and I love my body. I feel lucky to be able to say that – it has taken a lot of work and a lot of time. I want to tell you what I have learned and how I got here.’   In Happy Fat, comedian Sofie Hagen shares how she re ... more
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The Electricity of Every Living Thing: A Woman's Walk in the Wild to Find Her Way Home by Katherine May - £8.99
Perfect for fans of The Salt Path and The Outrun, this book is a life-affirming exploration of wild landscapes, what it means to be different and, above all, how we can all learn to make peace within our own unquiet minds.  In August 2015, Ka ... more
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Do Pause: You Are Not A To Do List by Robert Poynton - £8.99
Machines are designed to run constantly; people aren’t. Our coping mechanisms are meditation apps, weekend breaks and annual holidays, but things soon revert. To prosper, we need a more sustainable approach — an ability to pause.  Do Paus ... more
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Love for Imperfect Things by Haemin Sunim - £9.99
A beautiful guide for learning to love ourselves, from the author of the internationally bestselling The Things You Can See Only When You Slow Down. No one is perfect. But that doesn't stop us from imagining ourselves smarter, funnier, richer, or thi ... more
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How to Come Alive Again by Beth McColl - £14.99
You’re really depressed. That’s sad.  But it’s also okay. I don’t mean that like it’s great and you should just shrug and get out of my office. I don’t even have an office. I’m sitting on the floor eating a banana.  No, ... more
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Singing in the Rain: 52 Practical Steps to Happiness by Rachel Kelly - £12.99
Thinking often makes us sad but doing rarely does. This book is about action: it is full of inventive and accessible activities, one for each week of the year, to help you rediscover your creativity and, little by little, build a new sense of purpose ... more
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Mindful Thoughts for Stargazers: Find Your Inner Universe by Mark Westmoquette - £6.99
Noticing the wonders of the night skies can foster a sense of curiosity, awe and deep interconnectedness like nothing else on Earth!   Mindful Thoughts for Stargazers presents a constellation of meditations on how the mysteries of the outer un ... more
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You Are What You Read by Jodie Jackson - £8.99
Why changing your media diet can change the world.   Do you ever get that feeling of overwhelming hopelessness, the moment you switch off the evening news? Do you get sucked into a state of sadness about the world we live in, without any hop ... more
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The Vegan Instant Pot Cookbook: Wholesome, Indulgent Plant-Based Recipes by Nisha Vora - £18.99
A new and vibrant vegan cookbook authorized by Instant Pot, from the creator of the Rainbow Plant Life blog.  With food and photos as vivid, joyous, and wholesome as the title of her popular cooking blog–Rainbow Plant Life–suggests, Nisha ... more
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Bird Therapy by Joe Harkness - £14.99
A personal, passionate and practical guide to the mental health benefits of bird watching.  I broke down in 2013 and it nearly broke me. Shaking and hateful, I tried the things the doctor said I should. Yes - medication helped. Counselling wa ... more
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The Art of Mindful Reading: Embracing the Wisdom of Words by Ella Berthoud - £10.99
The healing power of reading has been renowned since Aristotle; focus, flow and enlightenment can all be discovered through this universal act.   The Art of Mindful Reading embraces the joy of absorbing words on a page, encouraging a state of ... more
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Tai Chi: Learn the Ancient Chinese Art of Tai Chi by Birinder Tember - £14.99
Tai Chi, also known as T’ai Chi Ch’uan, is the moving form of a combination of yoga and meditation. It is an internal Chinese martial art, the philosophy of which is not to meet force with force, but to meet... Read less Tai Chi, also known as ... more
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Chakras Made Easy: Seven Keys to Awakening and Healing the Energy Body by Anodea Judith, PhD - £10.99
Discover the network of seven energy centers that form a vertical column in your body, and learn how they can offer a powerful system for healing and awakening to personal growth. The chakras help us to focus on goals clearly and, by learning to reco ... more
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Period Power: Harness Your Hormones and Get Your Cycle Working For You by Masie Hill - £12.99
A profound and practical blueprint for aligning daily life with your menstrual cycle.  Period Power is the handbook to periods and hormones that will leave you wondering why the hell nobody told you this sooner.  The hormones of the menstrual ... more
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Sunny Side Up: A Story of Kindness and Joy by Susan Calman - £9.99
In 2017 Susan Calman danced her way into our hearts on Strictly Come Dancing. Her enthusiasm and absolute joy at being part of the show and learning to dance, brought sunshine into 11M homes every Saturday night.   Buoyed by the mental upgrade Susa ... more
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Yoga for Everyone: 50 Poses for Every Type of Body by Dianne Bondy - £12.99
Yoga is for every body, including yours! This book offers yoga for all types of body: from plus size yoga and pregnancy yoga, to yoga for the elderly or disabled, there's something for all.   No matter who you are or what your abilities are, y ... more
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Witchery: Embrace the Witch Within by Juliet Diaz - £12.99
Everywhere, the witches are rising. Are you ready to answer the call and embrace your own inner witch?  In this book, third-generation Witch Juliet Diaz guides you on a journey to connect with the Magick within you. She explains how to cast o ... more
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Fragile: Why We Feel More Anxious, Stressed and Overwhelmed Than Ever, and What We Can Do About It by Stella O'Malley - £15.99
Stella O’Malley is the author of Cotton Wool Kids and Bully-Proof Kids. This new book moves beyond parenting books to general self-help and explores the reasons why so many people feel more anxious, overwhelmed and stressed than ever. The way that ... more
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Botanical Brain Balms: Medicinal Plants for Memory, Mood and Mind by Elaine and Nicolette Perry - £14.99
Sage improves memory, turmeric has been shown to be as effective as the conventional antidepressant fluoxetine and the calming credentials of chamomile are beyond dispute. Plant remedies for physical disorders are well documented but this book takes ... more
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Q&A a Day for the Soul: 365 Questions, 5 Years, 1,825 Answers by Potter Gift - £14.99
In the classic Q&A format, this journal was created to help you track your emotional, psychological, and spiritual growth over five years of your life in the simplest way possible. You can start at any point in the year. Simply turn to today’s date ... more
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This Chair Rocks: A Manifesto Against Ageism by Ashton Applewhite - £12.99
From childhood on, we’re barraged by messages that it’s sad to be old. That wrinkles are embarrassing, and old people useless. Author and activist Ashton Applewhite believed them too — until she realized where this prejudice comes from and the ... more
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Inventing Ourselves: The Secret Life of the Teenage Brain by Sarah-Jayne Blakemore - £8.99
Winner of the Royal Society Insight Investment Science Prize 2018.  Up to the minute brain science from a world class scientist. Sarah-Jayne Blakemore explains how the adolescent brain transforms as it develops and shapes the adults we become.  ... more
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From Here to Eternity: Travelling the World to Find the Good Death by Caitlin Doughty - £8.99
A New York Times bestseller - an eye-opening, entertaining and thought-provoking account of a mortician's journey around the world to discover how other cultures care for their dead   As a practising mortician, Caitlin Doughty has long been fascin ... more
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The Little Book Of Buddhism by The Dalai Lama - £6.00
Discover Buddhism with the world's most revered spiritual leader.  This jewel of a book offers the core teachings on Buddhism applicable in daily life from His Holiness the Dalai Lama. This is a classic timeless collection of advice and teach ... more
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Notes on a Nervous Planet by Matt Haig - £9.99
The follow-up to the number one Sunday Times bestseller Reasons to Stay Alive.  The world is messing with our minds.  Rates of stress and anxiety are rising. A fast, nervous planet is creating fast and nervous lives. We are more connected, yet ... more
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A Private History of Happiness: 99 Moments of Joy From Around the World by George Myerson - £7.99
From the bliss of lingering in a warm bed on a winter morning, to a bracing springtime walk by the seaside, A Private History of Happiness offers the reader a wealth of delightfully fresh perceptions of where and how happiness may be found.  ... more
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The Four Horsemen: The Discussion that Sparked an Atheist Revolution by Richard Dawkins, Sam Harris, Daniel C. Dennett and Christopher Hitchens - £9.99
Known as the ‘four horsemen’ of New Atheism, these four big thinkers of the twenty-first century met only once. Their electrifying examination of ideas on this remarkable occasion was intense and wide-ranging. Everything that was said as they agr ... more
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Also Human: The Inner Lives of Doctors by Caroline Elton - £9.99
Doctors are the people we turn to in our darkest moments. We trust them with our lives. But what does that stress do to a person?   What does it take to confront death, disease, distress and suffering every day? To work in a healthcare system stre ... more
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Wild Running: Britain's 200 Greatest Trail Runs by Jen and Sim Benson - £16.99
This brand new edition of Wild Running selects Britain’s top 200 trail runs (including 150 brand new routes). Chosen for their incredible terrain, sensational beauty and ease of navigation, this is the perfect running guide for beginners and expert ... more
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Lost Connections: Why You're Depressed and How to Find Hope by Johann Hari - £8.99
THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER.   From the New York Times bestselling author of Chasing the Scream, a radically new way of thinking about depression and anxiety   What really causes depression and anxiety – and how can we really solve them? Awar ... more
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Cornerstones: Meditations for the Journey into Manhood and Recovery by Victor La Cerva, MD - £14.99
We all need tools to help us fully embrace the new way of life made possible through recovery. Truly break the addiction cycle by uncovering the reasons for former dependencies and behaviors, discovering new perspectives, reshaping your sense of masc ... more
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Shattered by Grief: Picking Up the Pieces to Become Whole Again by Claudia Coenen - £13.99
This is a practical guide to help readers work through their grief via expressive therapies and activities, based on the techniques Claudia Coenen honed as a professional counselor after the unexpected loss of her husband.   This book provides ... more
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Bipolar Disorder: The Ultimate Guide by Sarah Owen and Amanda Saunders - £12.99
Written in a highly-accessible question and answer format, this comprehensive and compassionate guide draws on the latest research, a broad range of expert opinion, numerous real-life voices and personal experiences from people with bipolar. With a l ... more
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The Courage to be Yourself by Sue Patton Thoele - £8.99
A friendly guide to transform your fears into the courage to be your true self.  Do you often find yourself meeting the wants of others at the expense of your own needs? The Courage to be Yourself provides necessary tools to help you transform yo ... more
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Soccer Vs. The State: Tackling Football and Radical Politics by Gabriel Kuhn - £15.99
Soccer has turned into a multi-billion-dollar industry. Professionalism and commercialization dominate its global image. Yet the game retains a rebellious side, maybe more so than any other sport co-opted by moneymakers and corrupt politicians. From ... more
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101 Things To Do When You Can't Get To Sleep by Dusty Sandman - £5.99
Do you spend your nights tossing and turning, watching the clock, staring into the abyss, anxiously thinking about tomorrow?   It’s time to take back the night!  Whether you want tips to help you sleep, imaginative ways to be product ... more
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You Have The Right To Remain Fat: A Manifesto by Virgie Tovar - £7.99
An inspiring feminist manifesto calling for the end of oppressive diet culture - and embracing and accepting bodies of all sizes.   Growing up as a fat girl, Virgie Tovar believed that her body was something to be fixed. But after two decades of ... more
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Witchcraft... Into the Wilds by Rachel Patterson - £11.99
Witchcraft... Into the Wilds leads us through the wilds of nature and back to the roots and bones of witchcraft, a natural witchcraft that works with the seasons and all the natural items that Mother Nature provides, drawing on magical folk lore and ... more
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The Outrun by Amy Liptrot - £9.99
WINNER OF THE WAINWRIGHT PRIZE 2016   SHORTLISTED FOR THE WELLCOME PRIZE 2016   When Amy Liptrot returns to Orkney after more than a decade away, she is drawn back to the Outrun on the sheep farm where she grew up. Approaching the land that was ... more
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Mindful Crafting: The Maker's Creative Journey by Sarah Samuel - £9.99
Apart from the sheer enjoyment of using our hands to create something new, crafting helps us to connect with who we are. Sarah Samuel casts fresh light on how the basic human need to create is often forgotten as mass-consumerism grows, and how we can ... more
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The Language of Kindness: A Nurse's Story by Christie Watson - £8.99
"It made me cry. It made me think. It made me laugh. It encouraged me to appreciate this most underappreciated of professions more than ever"(Adam Kay, author of This is Going to Hurt) Christie Watson was a nurse for twenty years. Taking us from b ... more
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Breaking Mad: The Insider's Guide to Conquering Anxiety by Anna Williamson - £8.99
Welcome to the therapist in your pocket – full of anxiety-busting advice, read this book to learn how to live better and restore your confidence when panic attacks.   Drawing on her own personal experiences with anxiety, therapist Anna Willi ... more
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What Are You Doing With Your Life? by J. Krishnamurti - £9.99
Who are you? What are you? What do you want from life?  One of the world’s great philosophical teachers, Krishnamurti, offers his inspiring wisdom on many of life’s hurdles from relationships and love, to anxiety and loneliness.  ... more
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How to Be Human: The Manual by Ruby Wax - £8.99
*FROM THE NUMBER ONE BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF FRAZZLED* "A three way encounter between a Monk, a neuroscientist and Ruby Wax sounds like the set up for a joke. Instead it's produced one of the most fascinating, intriguing and informative books about mi ... more
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Scattered Minds: The Origins and Healing of Attention Deficit Disorder by Gabor Mate - £9.99
Scattered Minds explodes the myth of attention deficit disorder as genetically based – and offers real hope and advice for children and adults who live with the condition.   Gabor Maté is a revered physician who specializes in neurology, ps ... more
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