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New Books - Mind, Body & Spirit

Self-help, spirituality, inspirational, alternative health (browse related categories Health & Wellbeing Spirituality )

Michael Rosen's Book of Play! - by Michael Rosen - £14.99
When did you last make time for play?  Today, we don’t get nearly enough play in our lives. At school, kids are drilled on exams, while at home we’re glued to our phones and screens. Former children’s laureate and bestselling author, Mi ... more

The Boy, the Horse, the Fox and the Mole - by Charlie Mackesy - £16.99
A reminder of the most important things in life. A book of hope for uncertain times.  Enter the world of Charlie's four unlikely friends, discover their story and their most poignant life lessons. Charlie's first book includes his most-loved ... more

The Body: A Guide for Occupants - by Bill Bryson - £25.00
‘We spend our whole lives in one body and yet most of us have practically no idea how it works and what goes on inside it. The idea of the book is simply to try to understand the extraordinary contraption that is us.’  Bill Bryson sets of ... more

First, We Make the Beast Beautiful: A New Story about Anxiety - by Sarah Wilson - £12.99
"Probably the best book on living with anxiety that I've ever read."(Mark Manson, bestselling author of The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck) If you have anxiety, this book is for you. If you love someone who is anxious, this book is for you.   ... more

It's Not OK to Feel Blue (and Other Lies): Inspirational people open up about their mental health - by Scarlett Curtis (Curator) - £14.99
Last year, Scarlett Curtis and 52 inspirational women wrote an extraordinary anthology on what feminism means to them. The book went on to be a cultural phenomenon and turned the world Pink.  This year, it's Blue.   We are living in th ... more

Period. - by Emma Barnett - £12.99
'Don't be revolted, lead the revolt - preferably with a grin on your face and a tampon tucked proudly behind your ear.'  Emma loathes her period. Really, she does. But there's something she loathes even more: not being able to talk about it. Free ... more

The Vagina Bible - by Dr. Jennifer Gunter - £14.99
Does eating sugar cause yeast infections? Does pubic hair have a function? Should you have a vulvovaginal care regimen? Will your vagina shrivel up if you go without sex? What’s the truth about the HPV vaccine? So many important questions, s ... more

How To Be Autistic - by Charlotte Amelia Poe - £8.99
An urgent, funny, shocking, and impassioned memoir by the winner of the Spectrum Art Prize 2018, How To Be Autistic by Charlotte Amelia Poe presents the rarely shown point of view of someone living with autism.  Poe’s voice is confident, moving ... more

You're the Only One I Can Tell: Inside the Language of Women's Friendships - by Deborah Tannen - £9.99
A Washington Post Notable Book of 2017.  Deborah Tannen’s bestselling You Just Don’t Understand: Conversations Between Women and Men made us aware of the deep and subtle meanings behind the words we say. She has since explored the way we ... more

Vital Signs: The Deadly Costs of Health Inequality - by Lee Humber - £17.99
As standards of healthcare decline, so do our bodies; we need a radical vision for healthcare.  Nature is no longer the leading cause of death; society is. This makes health care one of the most important political issues today. This book loo ... more

Teachings of the Hindu Mystics - by Andrew Harvey (Editor) - £8.99
Some of the most lyrical, passionate, and illuminating writings of the Hindu mystical tradition are showcased in this anthology. Spiritual scholar and writer Andrew Harvey has selected excerpts from ancient and contemporary sources, including the Bha ... more

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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