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New Books - Mind, Body & Spirit

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

The COVID-19 crisis affects the availability of many books, due to supplier closures - we encourage you to contact us to ask if a book you wish to order is currently available or not
The Dance Cure: The surprising secret to being smarter, stronger, happier - by Dr Peter Lovatt - £9.99
Humans are born to dance. And in today's sedentary world, we would all benefit from doing more of it. Science shows that just ten minutes of dancing provides a thorough work out for the body and brain, raising the heartbeat to cause a release of feel ... more

Boys Will Be Boys: Power, Patriarchy and Toxic Masculinity - by Clementine Ford - £9.99
The incendiary new book about toxic masculinity and misogyny from Clementine Ford, author of the best-selling feminist manifesto, Fight Like A Girl.   Fearless feminist heroine Clementine Ford's incendiary first book, Fight Like A Girl, is taking ... more

The Healthy Vegan Cookbook: A New System of Whole-food, Plant-based Eating - by Colin McCullough - £16.99
The Healthy Vegan Cookbook is a new approach to incorporating whole-food, plant-based meals into a diet, in a way that focuses on convenience and great taste.  From nutritious breakfast smoothies that taste like dessert, fresh soups and salad ... more

Man Down: A Guide for Men on Mental Health - by Charlie Hoare - £9.99
"A great book on how men, how all of us, can connect through vulnerability and grow together."(Russell Brand) How often do you put on a ‘coping’ front, when in reality you’re troubled with insecurities and anxieties? Do you find it dif ... more

The Gift of Silence: Finding Peace in a World Full of Noise - by Kankyo Tannier - £9.99
Do you struggle to find peace and quiet? Do you yearn to disconnect, find an escape, slow down and just breathe? Are you overwhelmed by modern life?   The simple solution lies in this book.   Rooted in the ancient Zen philosophies that ... more

How to Come Alive Again - by Beth McColl - £9.99
It doesn't matter that you've lived in the shadows, that you've slept through years of your life, that you've done things you're shamed to admit even to yourself. It doesn't matter that you're an anxious mess with a shouty monster brain that keeps yo ... more

Hard Pushed: A Midwife's Story - by Leah Hazard - £7.99
No sleep for twenty hours. No food for ten. And a ward full of soon-to-be mothers...  Midwives are there for us at some of the most challenging, empowering and defining moments of our lives. From heart-wrenching grief to the pure joy of a ne ... more

The Little Book Of Moon Magic - by Teresa Dellbridge - £7.99
A beautifully designed hardback gift edition of the enchanting guide to moon astrology and magic.  Capture the magic of the moon and transform your life.  The Little Book of Moon Magic is a bewitching guide for anyone who has ever wis ... more

A Breath of Fresh Air: How to Feel Good All Year Round - by Rebecca Frank - £9.99
Switch off from social media and tune in to the tranquility of the natural world with over 50 seasonal activities to explore throughout the year.  This book is about switching off from social media and finding contentment in the here and now – ... more

Bodies And Barriers: Queer Activists on Health - by Adrian Shanker (Editor) - £18.99
LGBT people pervasively experience health disparities, affecting every part of their bodies and lives. Yet many are still grappling to understand the mutually reinforcing health care challenges that lead to worsened health outcomes. Bodies And Barrie ... more

Childless Voices: Stories of Longing, Loss, Resistance and Choice - by Lorna Gibb - £9.99
From the playgrounds of Glasgow to the villages of Bangladesh; from religious rites to ancient superstitions; from the world’s richest people to its powerless and enslaved, Lorna Gibb’s masterful Childless Voices paints a global portrait of peopl ... more

Our Autistic Lives: Personal Accounts from Autistic Adults Around the World Aged 20 to 70+ - by Alex Ratcliffe (Editor) - £14.99
This collection of narratives from autistic adults is structured around their decades of experience of life, covering 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s, 60 and 70s+. These are varied and diverse, spanning different continents, genders, sexualities and ethnicities, ... more

Don't Hold My Head Down - by Lucy-Anne Holmes - £9.99
Don't Hold My Head Down is a memoir about sex. It starts with the author having a disappointing, drunken wank to internet porn, and ends with her having day-long orgasms and taking on the most powerful newspaper in the country.  In her mid-thirt ... more

Unorthodox: LGBT+ Identity and Faith - by Sean Richardson (Editor) - £7.99
In modern Britain, what does it mean to be queer and religious? Unorthodox tells the stories of LGBT+ people of faith throughout the country. Bringing together artists, activists, religious leaders, community workers and writers, this collection expl ... more

Life Without Diabetes: The Definitive Guide to Understanding and Reversing Your Type 2 Diabetes - by Professor Roy Taylor - £9.99
From the pioneer of diabetes reversal and creator of the ‘Newcastle Diet’   Prof Roy Taylor is one of the world’s leading experts in type 2 diabetes, the man who discovered that this life-limiting disease was actually a reversible condit ... more

Other Mother: A Wickedly Honest Parenting Tale for Every Kind of Family - by Jen Brister - £14.99
I'm Jen Brister, stand-up comedian, middle-aged adolescent and, more recently, a mum. But not that mum – I'm the other one. Confused? Let’s back up a bit. Two years ago, my partner (a woman – we're not solicitors) gave birth to twins. Yes. Yes. ... more

The Home Education Handbook: A Comprehensive and Practical Guide to Educating Children at Home - by Gill Hines and Alison Baverstock - £14.99
If you are thinking of home educating your child, your initial surprise may be at how easy it is to turn intention into reality. Once you have deregistered your child, you are largely left to get on with delivering education from home, as you see bes ... more

Fierce Heart: Finding Strength, Courage, and Wisdom in Any Moment - by Spring Washam - £11.99
With stories from south central LA to the jungles of Peru, these deep and honest reflections by one of the country's most powerful mindfulness teachers focus on compassion as the fiercest and most effective response to suffering.   Spring Wash ... more

Keep Clear: My Adventures with Asperger's - by Tom Cutler - £14.99
A wonderfully bittersweet, funnystrange account of living unwittingly with Asperger’s syndrome.  It is only after a crack-up, at the age of 55, that Tom Cutler gets the diagnosis that allows him to make sense of everything that’s come bef ... more

The Escape Manual for Introverts - by Katie Vaz - £9.99
Feeling cornered at a wedding reception by gossipy guests? Stuck at a holiday party that lasts forever? This beautifully illustrated book is the ultimate funny, sometimes absurd guide to escaping those painfully awkward situations.   Trapped ... more

Give Birth Like a Feminist: Your body. Your baby. Your choices - by Milli Hill - £14.99
As featured on BBC Radio 5 Live.  Birth is a feminist issue. It’s the feminist issue nobody’s talking about.   For too long women have been told, ‘a healthy baby is all that matters’. This book dares to say women matter too.  Final ... more

Vegan(ish): 100 Simple, Budget Recipes That Don't Cost the Earth - by Jack Monroe - £16.99
'My theory is, if all of us adopted a few more plant-based meals into our diets on a weekly basis, not only would our food bills go down, but so would our environmental impact.'  Delicious and creative vegan recipes from no 1 bestselling writer a ... more

Strength: Featuring Frida Kahlo - by Frida Kahlo - £9.99
Officially Licensed Frida Kahlo Corporation Product.   Strength, featuring the sensibility of Frida Kahlo, offers a paean to the determined independence of the remarkable artist and activist.   A new series of gift books from Flame Tree, Thoug ... 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

Kidding Around: Tales of Travel with Children - by Dervla Murphy - £10.99
Becoming a parent need to not put an end to wanderlust. That's the message in this new anthology from Bradt, the latest in a series of collections of real-life tales focusing on different aspects of travel. With contributions from a range of both wel ... more

How the World Thinks: A Global History of Philosophy - by Julian Baggini - £9.99
In this groundbreaking global overview of philosophy, Julian Baggini travels the world to provide a wide-ranging map of human thought.   One of the great unexplained wonders of human history is that written philosophy flowered entirely separatel ... more

Breaking & Mending - by Joanna Cannon - £12.99
“A few years ago, I found myself in A&E. I had never felt so ill. I was mentally and physically broken. So fractured, I hadn’t eaten properly or slept well, or even changed my expression for months. I sat in a cubicle, behind paper-thin curtains ... more

Bodies - by Susie Orbach - £9.99
In the past decades, the pressure to perfect and design our bodies has been unprecedented. Men are encouraged to surgically pump up their pecs, breast enhancement is a sweet sixteen birthday present in the suburbs of America, and eating problems - fr ... more

Wild Signs and Star Paths - by Tristan Gooley - £9.99
Tristan Gooley, author of the internationally bestselling How To Read Water and The Walker’s Guide to Outdoor Clues & Signs, shows how it is possible to achieve a level of outdoors awareness that will enable you to sense direction from stars and pl ... more

If Women Rose Rooted: A Life-Changing Journey to Authenticity and Belonging - by Sharon Blackie - £8.99
‘This is the core of our task: to respect and revere ourselves, and so bring about a world in which women are respected and revered, recognised once again as holding the life-giving power of the earth itself.’   If Women Rose Rooted has be ... more

The Inner Level - by Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett - £9.99
The essential new book from the authors of the international bestseller The Spirit Level.  Why is the incidence of mental illness in the UK twice that in Germany? Why are Americans three times more likely than the Dutch to develop gambling proble ... more

What Dementia Teaches Us About Love - by Nicci Gerrard - £16.99
'Dementia is all around us, in our families and in our genes; perhaps in our own futures. If it's not you or me, it's someone we love.'   After her own father's death from dementia, the writer and campaigner Nicci Gerrard set out to explor ... more

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

Dear Alzheimer's: A Diary of Living with Dementia - by Keith Oliver - £12.99
With a Foreword by Professor Linda Clare and Rachael Litherland.   Keith Oliver was diagnosed with young onset dementia in 2010, and has since become a leading activist for dementia care, and an international speaker. Telling his story through ... 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

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