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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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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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The Simple Guide to Five Element Acupuncture by Nora Franglen - £5.99
Nora Franglen's straightforward, accessible guide introduces this ancient Chinese system of medicine. She briefly covers its history and explores the philosophy behind it, explaining how it can benefit the reader personally by addressing specific hea ... more
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Mindfulness for Health: A Practical Guide to Relieving Pain, Reducing Stress and Restoring Wellbeing by Vidyamala Burch and Danny Penman - £13.99
Pain, suffering and stress can be intolerable - but it doesn't have to be this way.   Mindfulness for Health reveals a series of simple practices that you can incorporate into your daily life to relieve chronic pain and the suffering and stres ... more
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The Philosopher's Book of Questions and Answers: Questions to Open Your Mind by D.E. Wittkower - £10.99
Your life through the lens of the world's greatest thinkers! Do you ever wonder how important money really is in life or what you need to do to achieve happiness?  With The Philosopher's Book of Questions and Answers, you will be one step closer ... more
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Acorn by Yoko Ono - £14.99
Acorn is a beautiful and inspiring book from the preeminent avant-garde artist of our time. "It's nearly 50 years ago that my book of conceptual instructions Grapefruit was first published. In these pages I'm picking up where I left off. After eac ... more
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Hash: The Chilling Inside Story of the Secret Underworld Behind the World's Most Lucrative Drug by Wensley Clarkson - £10.00
For millions of people across the world, lighting up a joint is no more controversial than having a cup of tea. But in Hash Wensley Clarkson explores the dark and sinister side of this multi-billion pound business: one fuelled by a brutal underworld ... more
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Astrology Decoded: A Step by Step Guide to Learning Astrology by Sue Merlyn Farebrother - £14.99
Have you ever wondered what astrology is about, or whether there is more to astrology than the popular sun-sign columns in the media? Are you fascinated by the idea of being able to interpret your own or other people's personal horoscopes? If so, thi ... more
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Life Coaching: A Cognitive Behavioural Approach by Michael Neenan and Windy Dryden - £16.99
The way we think profoundly influences the way we feel, so learning to think differently can enable us to feel and act differently. The first edition of Life Coaching successfully showed how to tackle self-defeating thinking and replace it with a pro ... more
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The Sweetness of Life by Francoise Heritier - £9.99
The number one bestseller in France and Italy, from Françoise Héritier, one of France's leading thinkers, The Sweetness of Life is a beautiful and poetic list of the everyday reasons that make life worth living.   If you assume an average li ... more
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Einstein and the Art of Mindful Cycling: Achieving Balance in the Modern World by Dr. Ben Irvine - £8.99
Einstein and the Art of Mindful Cycling shines new light onto one of the great scientific icons, and explores how pushing that pedal can nurture mindfulness in a spiritually stressful age.  The author steers us through his own perspective on cyc ... more
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Untie the Strong Woman: Blessed Mother's Immaculate Love for the Wild Soul by Clarissa Pinkola Estés - £22.50
“Have You Forgotten? I Am Your Mother. You Are Under My Protection.”   “There is a promise Holy Mother makes to us,” explains Dr. Clarissa Pinkola Estés, “that any soul needing comfort, vision, guidance, or strength can cry out to her, flee to her ... more
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Mindfulness and the Art of Urban Living: Discovering The Good Life in The City by Adam Ford - £8.99
Over half the world’s population already live in cities, and the proportion is rising all the time. Yet we continue to associate the apparently limitless urban jungle with an assault on our senses – a rush made up of noise, light, pollution and peopl ... more
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Mindfulness for Black Dogs and Blue Days: Finding a Path Through Depression by Richard Gilpin - £8.99
Mindfulness for Black Dogs and Blue Days is an enlightening insight into depression – an experience that will affect one in five of us at some point in our lives.   Richard Gilpin shares his ongoing journey with his ‘black dog’ – shedding lig ... more
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Herbs for Healing: A Concise Guide to Natural Herbal Remedies for Everyday Ailments by Jessica Houdret - £3.99
This is a concise guide to natural herbal remedies for everyday ailments, shown in more than 180 photographs.   You can learn to utilize the natural healing properties of herbs to treat a range of everyday symptoms, from the common cold to su ... more
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Gay, Lesbian and Heterosexual Adoptive Families by Laura Mellish, Sarah Jennings, Fiona Tasker, Michael Lamb and Susan Golombok - £9.95
Since the introduction of the Adoption and Children Act 2002 in England and Wales, the Adoption and Children (Scotland) Act 2007 and Civil Partnership Act 2005, many lesbian and gay couples have started families through adoption. However, to date, re ... more
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The Ministry of Thin: How the Pursuit of Perfection Got Out of Control by Emma Woolf - £8.99
Losing weight has become the modern woman’s holy grail… everything will be better when we’re thin.   We’re obsessed with weight, we dislike our bodies, we worry about the food we eat, we feel guilty, we diet… Too many of us are locked into a war wi ... more
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The Awakening Artist: Madness and Spiritual Awakening in Art by Patrick Howe - £10.99
The Awakening Artist: Madness and Spiritual Awakening in Art is an art theory book that explores the collision of human madness and spiritual awakening in art. It examines a condition of insanity that can be seen in most art movements throughout art ... more
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