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At Night: A Guide for the Wakeful by Alex Quick - £12.99
Night is not what it used to be. In today’s age of 24/7 Twitter, smartphones under the pillow and car alarms, it is easy to forget the power, the fun and the magic of what was once called the ‘witching hour’.   Rediscover the joys and the myst ... more
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Far from the Tree: Parents, Children and the Search for Identity by Andrew Solomon - £11.99
Sometimes your child – the most familiar person of all – is radically different from you. The saying goes that the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree. But what happens when it does?  **WINNER OF THE WELLCOME BOOK PRIZE 2014**   A NEW YORK TIMES ... more
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Mindfulness: A Practical Guide to Finding Peace in a Frantic World by J. Mark G. Williams and Dr.Danny Penman - £13.99
The life-changing bestseller.   Mindfulness reveals a set of simple yet powerful practices that can be incorporated into daily life to help break the cycle of unhappiness, stress, anxiety and mental exhaustion and promote genuine joie de vivre. It' ... more
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F**k it is the Answer by John C. Parkin - £8.99
This fun, interactive book takes the liberating F**k It philosophy - of not worrying so much, letting go more, caring less about what others think and doing your own thing - into a magic 8-ball format that will answer any question you ask.  W ... more
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Without God, is Everything Permitted? The 20 Big Questions in Ethics by Julian Baggini - £9.99
Can it ever be right to kill? Is terrorism ever justified? Should euthanasia be legal? Are some people superior to others? Do animals have rights?  Some ethical judgements are easy: one side is wrong and the other is right. But how do we hand ... more
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Hero by Rhonda Byrne - £14.99
From zero to hero...your secret map to a rich life. What is your true calling and why aren't you already living it?   Imagine if there was a map that showed you step by step how to get from where you are now to your true calling and the life ... more
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Joyous Childbirth Changes the World by Dr. Tadashi Yoshimura - £10.99
“No matter how science has progressed, childbirth, in essence, has remained unchanged from ancient times . . . [It] is the last natural process left to us,” writes internationally lauded obstetrician Dr. Tadashi Yoshimura. “The fact that it has remai ... more
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Calm Parents, Happy Kids: The Secrets of Stress-free Parenting by Laura Markham - £12.99
Most parenting books focus on changing a child's behaviour, but the truth is that children only change when their relationship with their parents changes.  In Calm Parents, Happy Kids, Dr Laura Markham introduces an approach to parenting tha ... more
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365 Vegan Smoothies: Boost Your Health with a Rainbow of Fruits and Veggies by Kathy Patalsky - £12.99
From one of America’s most vocal health-food advocates: a bounty of delicious, healthy vegan smoothies that deliver fun, flavorful wellness every day of the year.  With 100,000 Twitter followers and a blog that receives half a million unique ... more
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The Shape We're In: How Junk Food and Diets are Shortening Our Lives by Sarah Boseley - £12.99
The Guardian's award-winning health editor takes on the demonisation of the overweight by the media and politicians, arguing that it's time we understood the complex reality of what makes us fat.   Speaking to behavioral scientists and indust ... more
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The Book of Celtic Magic: Transformative Teachings from the Cauldron of Awen by Kristoffer Hughes - £14.99
Delve into the depths of a magical current that spans over two thousand years. The Book of Celtic Magic provides the unsurpassed power of practical magic and the transformative forces of ancient Celtica.   Druid priest Kristoffer Hughes invite ... more
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The Natural Pregnancy Book (3rd Edition) by Aviva Jill Romm - £14.99
A revised and updated edition of the classic handbook for women seeking a safe, organic, eco-friendly, and natural pregnancy, featuring an integrative-based approach with new medical, herbal, and nutritional information.   Every mother wants t ... more
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Natural Manhood: From Prison Towards Inner Freedom by Martin H. - £10.50
"Natural Manhood explores how men, particularly those locked in our prisons, need a complete overhaul with new thinking and a recognition that if we do not seek the divine in all our lives, we are unlikely to resolve the issues we face in a rapidly c ... more
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Living with the Enemy: Coping with the Stress of Chronic Illness Using CBT, Mindfulness & Acceptance by Ray Owen - £16.99
‘This isn’t living, this is just existing.’   A long-term physical health condition – a chronic illness, or even a disability – can take over your existence. Battling against the effects of the condition can take so much of your time and energ ... more
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Introducing Existentialism: A Graphic Guide by Richard Appignanesi and Oscar Zarate - £6.99
Richard Appignanesi goes on a personal quest of Existentialism in its original state. He begins with Camus’ question of suicide: ‘Must life have a meaning to be lived?’ Is absurdity at the heart of Existentialism? Or is Sartre right: is Existentialis ... more
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The Antidote: Happiness for People Who Can't Stand Positive Thinking by Oliver Burkeman - £9.99
Is our search for happiness futile?   Or are we just going about it the wrong way?   In this fascinating new book, Oliver Burkeman argues that 'positive thinking' and relentless optimism aren't the solution to the happiness dilemma, but ... more
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Buddhist Mandalas: 26 Inspiring Designs for Colouring and Meditation by Lisa Tenzin-Dolma - £6.99
Discover the power of Buddhist mandalas with this wonderful colouring book – to help you find peace and relaxation  Combine the soothing wisdom of Buddhist thought with the power of mandalas – geometric designs that have been used for centur ... more
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100 Days Happier: Daily Inspiration for Life-long Happiness by Domonique Bertolucci - £7.99
A collection of inspirational messages, motivating and encouraging you to be the best you can be.  ‘Share the love’It’s easy to take the most important people in your life for granted, leaving them at the bottom of your to-do list. At the end of you ... more
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The Young Atheist's Handbook: Lessons for Living a Good Life without God by Alom Shaha - £9.99
The story of a man who lost his faith, but found much, much more.  Foreword by Jim Al-Khalili.  Growing up in a strict Muslim community in south-east London, Alom Shaha learnt that religion was not to be questioned. Reciting the Qur’an without ... more
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HOAX Psychosis Blues by Ravi Thornton - £23.99
Limited First Edition. Hardback. 1000 copies only produced, each hand-numbered and signed by the author.   Sales from this product will support mental health charities   Written by Ravi Thornton / Illustrated by Hannah Berry, Karrie Fra ... more
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The Heretics: Adventures with the Enemies of Science by Will Storr - £8.99
Why do obviously intelligent people believe things in spite of the evidence against them?  Will Storr has travelled across the world to meet an extraordinary cast of modern heretics in order to answer this question. He goes on a tour of Holocau ... more
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Capturing Mindfulness by Matthew Johnstone - £9.99
Beautifully illustrated new wellbeing title from the bestselling author of I Had a Black Dog. Matthew Johnstone’s latest book Capturing Mindfulness, is a natural follow on from his last book Quiet the Mind which came out in 2012.  It’s a ... more
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50 Natural Ways to Relieve PMS by Tracey Kelly - £3.99
This title includes practical quick-fix tips to help prevent and alleviate the physical and mental symptoms of PMS.   You can overcome PMS and beat those monthly blues with these 50 fail-safe therapies that show you how to balance your hormon ... more
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Running with the Mind of Meditation: Lessons for Training Body and Mind by Sakyong Mipham - £9.99
A unique fitness program from a highly respected spiritual leader that blends physical and spiritual practice for everyone - regardless of age, spiritual background, or ability - to great benefits for both body and soul.   As a Tibetan lama a ... more
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Kith: The Riddle of the Childscape by Jay Griffiths - £9.99
Kith is a passionate examination of what it means to be a child, by Jay Griffiths, the award-winning author of Wild.   While travelling the world in order to write her award-winning book Wild, Jay Griffiths became increasingly aware of the huge d ... more
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Autism and Gender: From Refrigerator Mothers to Computer Geeks by Jordynn Jack - £18.99
The first ever study of how conceptions of gender influence debates about autism.  The reasons behind the increase in autism diagnoses have become hotly contested in the media as well as within the medical, scholarly, and autistic communities. In ... more
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Missing Out: In Praise of the Unlived Life by Adam Phillips - £9.99
Missing Out is a meditation on reality and opportunity by Adam Phillips.   We all have two lives - the life we live and the life of our fantasies. But it is the life unlived - the person we have failed to be - that can trouble and even haunt ... more
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Out of Time: The Pleasures and Perils of Ageing by Lynne Segal - £16.99
A passionate declaration for finding victory in survival.  In Out of Time, leading thinker Lynne Segal examines her life and surveys the work and experience of other writers and artists to explore the pleasures and perils of growing old. &nbs ... more
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SoulPancake: Chew on Life's Big Questions by Rainn Wilson - £13.99
In this digital, turbocharged era, few of us stop to consider life’s big questions. Rainn Wilson, known for his deft portrayal of Dwight on NBC’s The Office, would like to change that. Together with some friends, he launched a Web site called SoulPan ... more
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Take Care, Son: The Story of My Dad and His Dementia by Tony Husband - £7.99
An emotional, honest account of living with dementia.   'Hi Dad... can we have a chat about your dementia... Can you remember how it started?   When Ron Husband started to forget things – dates, names, appointments... daft things, important thin ... more
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Love is the Cure: On Life, Loss and the End of AIDS by Sir Elton John - £9.99
The first ever book by music legend Sir Elton John is the personal, passionate and illuminating journey of his fight to end the AIDS epidemic.  In the 1980s, Elton John saw friend after friend, loved one after loved one, perish needlessly fro ... more
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The Mindfulness Survival Kit: Five Essential Practices by Thich Nhat Hanh - £10.99
With this book Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh offers a Buddhist contribution to the current thinking on how we can come together to define secular guidelines that will allow us to explore a compassionate and healthy way of living.   The Five Mindf ... more
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Your Guide to a Happier Family: Liberated Parents, Liberated Children by Adele Faber & Elaine Mazlish - £12.99
Award-winning experts Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish explain the countless ways the use of language can build self-esteem, inspire confidence and encourage responsibility. With easy to follow examples and case studies, they’ll show you how to take si ... more
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Living with a Wild God: A Non-Believer's Search for the Truth About Everything by Barbara Ehrenreich - £12.99
Barbara Ehrenreich is an acclaimed social critic on both sides of the Atlantic, renowned for her trenchant, witty polemics, her pieces of journalism, and her trademark intelligence. She writes with unparalleled precision, insight and a rationalist's ... more
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Self Power: Spiritual Solutions to Life's Greatest Challenges by Deepak Chopra - £7.99
From the man who has inspired millions of people to transform their lives and create their heart's desire comes his latest book on seeking and embracing the power source within.   Deepak Chopra has made clear his conviction that it is within t ... more
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One Bird, One Stone: 108 Contemporary Zen Stories by Sean Murphy - £13.99
Drawn from the archives of major Zen centers in America and interviews with some of the most seminal figures of American Zen, including Philip Kapleau, Bernie Glassman, Gary Snyder, and Walter Nowick, One Bird, One Stone presents the notable encounte ... more
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The Last Walk: Reflections on Our Pets at the End of Their Lives by Jessica Pierce - £12.00
From the moment when we first open our homes — and our hearts — to a new pet, we know that one day we will have to watch this beloved animal age and die. The pain of that eventual separation is the cruel corollary to the love we share with them, and ... more
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Kundalini Meditation: The Path to Personal Transformation and Bliss by Kathryn McCusker - £10.99
The term ‘kundalini’ is an ancient Sanskrit word referring to the powerful life force present in us all. The purpose of kundalini meditation is to open up this life force, helping it flow through each of the seven chakras, the energetic centres of th ... more
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Falling into the Fire: A Psychiatrist's Encounters with the Mind in Crisis by Christine Montross - £11.99
A woman habitually commits self-injury, ingesting light bulbs, a box of nails, zippers and a steak knife. A new mother is admitted with incessant visions of harming her child. A recent graduate, dressed in a tunic and declaring that love emanates fro ... more
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The God Argument: The Case Against Religion and for Humanism by A.C. Grayling - £8.99
There has been a bad-tempered quarrel between defenders and critics of religion in recent years. Both sides have expressed themselves acerbically because there is a very great deal at stake in the debate.  This book thoroughly and calmly examine ... more
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The Mindful Way Workbook: An 8-Week Program to Free Yourself from Depression and Emotional Distress by John D. Teasdale, J. Mark G. Williams and Zindel V. Segal - £16.99
Imagine an 8-week program that can help you overcome depression, anxiety, and stress—by simply learning new ways to respond to your own thoughts and feelings. That program is mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT), and it has been tested and prov ... more
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The Feeling Child: Laying the Foundations of Confidence and Resilience by Maria Robinson - £16.99
What impact does children’s emotional development and well-being have on their capacity to learn? How do you provide learning experiences that meet the developmental needs of every child in your care?   The Feeling Child thoughtfully discusses the ... more
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Mindful Living with Asperger Syndrome by Chris Mitchell - £12.99
Whether due to anxiety or the comfort of routine, people with Asperger's Syndrome (AS) can often find that they are going through life on autopilot. This practical handbook provides advice and instruction on adopting a mindful way of living to help t ... more
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Assisted Dying: Who Makes the Final Choice? by Lesley Close and Jo Cartwright (Editors) - £15.99
Assisted dying is perhaps one of the most divisive issues of the modern age, generating endless headlines and moral debates.  Published in conjunction with the organization Dignity in Dying, this important new book provides a forum for exp ... more
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Sane New World: Taming the Mind by Ruby Wax - £8.99
Comedian, writer and mental health campaigner shows us why and how our minds can send us mad and how we can rewire our thinking, especially through mindfulness, to calm ourselves in a frenetic world. Ruby Wax - comedian, writer and mental health cam ... more
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Steve Biddulph's Raising Girls by Steve Biddulph - £12.99
Steve Biddulph’s Raising Boys was a global phenomenon. The first book in a generation to look at boys’ specific needs, parents loved its clarity and warm insights into their sons’ inner world. But today, things have changed. It’s girls that are in tr ... more
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Salt, Sugar, Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us by Michael Moss - £8.99
The No.1 New York Times Bestseller   In China, for the first time, the people who weigh too much now outnumber those who weigh too little. In Mexico, the obesity rate has tripled in the past three decades. In the UK over 60 per cent of adults ... more
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How to Age by Anne Karpf - £7.99
Society has a deep fear of ageing. Old age is increasingly viewed as a biomedical problem, something to be avoided at all costs and then vanished away by medicine. Anne Karpf urges us to change our narrative. Exploring how our outlook on ageing is hi ... more
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Your Mind is Your Teacher: Self-Awakening Through Contemplative Meditation by Khenpo Gawang - £14.99
Through Contemplative Meditation we learn to investigate reality by looking carefully at our own mind and everyday life. We come to know ourselves very well — not only the negative habits we want to change, but our innate potential to find peace, hap ... more
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Psychiatric Tales by Darryl Cunningham - £10.99
Psychiatric Tales delves inside the mysteries of mental disorders – presenting explanations and recollections using the cartoonist’s own experiences as both a psychiatric and care nurse and as someone who himself has suffered from depression.  Being ... more
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Tiny Beautiful Things: Advice on Love and Life from Someone Who's Been There by Cheryl Strayed - £8.99
Life can be hard: your lover cheats on you, you lose a family member, you can't pay the bills. But it can be pretty great, too: you've had the hottest sex of your life, you get that plum job, you muster the courage to write your novel. Everyday acros ... more
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