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Outside the Asylum: A Memoir of War, Disaster and Humanitarian Psychiatry by Lynne Jones - £9.99
Astonishing insight into the life of a humanitarian psychiatrist working in war and disaster zones around the world - from Bosnia and 'mission-accomplished' Iraq, to tsunami-affected Aceh, post-earthquake Haiti and 'the Jungle' in Calais.   Wh ... more
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Chase the Rainbow by Poorna Bell - £8.99
An honest yet uplifting account of a woman's life affected (but not defined) by the suicide of her husband and the deadly paradox of modern-day masculinity.   Punk rocker, bird nerd and book lover Rob Bell had a full, happy life. He had a lov ... more
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It's Only Blood: Shattering the Taboo of Menstruation by Anna Dahlqvist - £9.99
Across the world, 2 billion people experience menstruation, yet menstruation is seen as a mark of shame. We are told not to discuss it in public, that tampons and sanitary pads should be hidden away, the blood rendered invisible. In many parts of the ... more
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Notes on a Nervous Planet by Matt Haig - £12.99
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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The Inner Level by Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett - £20.00
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 problems? Why is child well-being so much worse in New Zealand than Japan? As this groundbreaking stu ... more
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Civilisations: How Do We Look / The Eye of Faith by Mary Beard - £15.00
Companion to the major new BBC documentary series Civilisations, presented by Mary Beard, David Olusoga and Simon Schama   The idea of 'civilisation' has always been debated, even fought over. At the heart of those debates lies the big questio ... more
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No More Mean Girls: The Secret to Raising Strong, Confident, and Compassionate Girls by Katie Hurley - £13.99
In this Queen Bees and Wannabes for the elementary and middle school set, child and adolescent psychotherapist Katie Hurley shows parents of young girls how to nip mean girl behavior in the bud.   Once upon a time, mean girls primarily existed ... more
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Beauty Sick: How the Cultural Obsession with Appearance Hurts Girls and Women by Renee Engeln - £10.99
An award-winning Northwestern University psychology professor reveals how the obsession over body image in today's generation of women is an epidemic that is harming their ability to get ahead and to live happy, meaningful lives in this powerful, eye ... more
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The Little Book of Pocket Spells: Everyday Magic for the Modern Witch by Akasha Moon - £7.99
The witches of today are babes, not hags, using spells instead of chardonnay to deal with life's ups and downs. To that end, The Little Book of Pocket Spells offers all sorts of practical tips for bringing those magic essentials into your life; from ... more
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Boys Don't Cry: A Story of Love, Depression and Men by Tim Grayburn - £9.99
A story that will help make sense of depression and anxiety for people who might not recognise those feelings in themselves or others.   Meet Tim.   For nearly a decade Tim kept his depression secret. It made him feel so weak and shamef ... more
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Rock Steady: Brilliant Advice from my Bipolar Life by Ellen Forney - £16.99
Rock Steady: Brilliant Advice from My Bipolar Life is the eagerly awaited companion book to Forney’s 2012 best-selling graphic memoir, Marbles: Mania, Depression, Michelangelo, and Me. Whereas Marbles was a memoir about her bipolar disorder, Rock S ... more
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Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body by Roxane Gay - £8.99
From the New York Times bestselling author of Bad Feminist: a searingly honest memoir of food, weight, self-image, and learning how to feed your hunger while taking care of yourself.   'I ate and ate and ate in the hopes that if I made myself big, ... more
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If He's So Great, Why Do I Feel So Bad? Recognizing and Overcoming Subtle Abuse by Avery Neal - £12.99
Are You A Victim Of Subtle Abuse? Are you always the one apologizing? Constantly questioning and blaming yourself? Do you often feel confused, frustrated, and angry?   If you answered yes to any of these questions, you’re not alone. Nea ... more
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Hard to Be a Saint in the City: The Spiritual Vision of the Beats by Robert Inchausti - £13.99
It’s been said that Jack Kerouac made it cool to be a thinking person seeking a spiritual experience. And there is no doubt that the writers he knew and inspired - iconic figures like Allen Ginsberg, William S. Burroughs, Gary Snyder, and Michael M ... more
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The Body Is Not An Apology by Sonya Renee Taylor - £14.99
A global movement guided by love Humans are a varied and divergent bunch with all manner of beliefs, morals, and bodies. Systems of oppression thrive off our inability to make peace with difference and injure the relationship we have with our own bod ... more
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Shoot the Damn Dog: A Memoir of Depression by Sally Brampton - £9.99
Shoot the Damn Dog blasts the stigma of depression as a character flaw and confronts the illness Winston Churchill called 'the black dog', a condition that humiliates, punishes and isolates its sufferers. It is a personal account of a journey through ... more
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The Mythology Book by Various authors - £17.99
More than 80 classic myths retold and explained, from early creation beliefs to classical hero narratives and the recurring theme of the afterlife.   The latest title in the bestselling Big Ideas series, The Mythology Book explores the compell ... more
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A Normal Family: Everyday Adventures With Our Autistic Son by Henry Normal - £16.99
Johnny is nineteen. He likes music, art and going to the beach. He is also autistic - in his case that means he will probably never get a job, never have a girlfriend, never leave home. And over the last nineteen years this is what his father, TV pro ... more
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Out of the Madhouse: An Insider's Guide to Managing Depression and Anxiety by Michael Maitland and Iain Maitland - £12.99
Once upon a time, there lived a happy family called the Maitlands. Iain, the father, was a writer. Tracey, the mother, worked at a nearby school. They had three bright and charming children, Michael, Sophie and Adam. It looked like the perfect family ... more
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First, We Make the Beast Beautiful: A New Story about Anxiety by Sarah Wilson - £16.99
"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. &nbs ... more
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How Not To Be a Boy by Robert Webb - £8.99
“It sounded to me that to be a gentleman, you needed both manners and bravery. And that thought was horribly fascinating. Because I thought only wimps needed manners. And only tough guys were brave”   Following Peep Show, and alongside Back, t ... more
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The Language of Kindness: A Nurse's Story by Christie Watson - £14.99
THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER *BBC Radio 4 Book of the Week*  An astonishing memoir about nursing and an urgent call for compassion and kindness.   Christie Watson was a nurse for twenty years. Taking us from birth to death and from ... more
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On Anxiety: An Anthology by Various writers - £12.99
On Anxiety is the first book produced by 3 of Cups Press, and was funded through Kickstarter in 2017.   Anxiety. Worry, fear, longing, impatience. One word can mean so many things, be it the medical term for a mental health condition or a col ... more
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The Enchanted Life: Unlocking the Magic of the Everyday by Sharon Blackie - £14.99
A book of natural wonders, practical guidance and life-changing empowerment.  ‘I believe that enchantment is an attitude of mind which can be cultivated, a way of approaching the world which anyone can learn to adopt: the enchanted life is poss ... more
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Breaking Free: Help For Survivors Of Child Sexual Abuse by Kay Toon and Carolyn Ainscough - £14.99
This classic book has helped many thousands of people to manage the impact that childhood sexual abuse has had on their lives. The positive and optimistic approach continues to empower survivors to break free from the past.   This new edition ... more
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Forest School and Autism: A Practical Guide by Michael James - £18.99
A practical guide to delivering Forest School methods to people with autism - both children and adults - with advice on how to adapt activities to make them more inclusive. Includes tips on how to set up a Forest School, safety issues and how to gath ... more
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This is Going to Hurt: Secret Diaries of a Junior Doctor by Adam Kay - £8.99
"Painfully funny. The pain and the funniness somehow add up to something entirely good, entirely noble and entirely loveable."(Stephen Fry) Sunday Times Humour Book of the Year Winner of the Books Are My Bag Non-Fiction Book of the Year Winner o ... more
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Grief Works: Stories of Life, Death and Surviving by Julia Samuel - £9.99
Death is the last taboo in our society, and grief is still profoundly misunderstood. So many of us feel awkward and uncertain around death, and shy away from talking honestly with family and friends. Grief Works is a compassionate guide that will inf ... more
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Fifteen Things They Forgot to Tell You About Autism by Debby Elley - £12.99
Alec and Bobby are twins with autism, but nobody could ever say they are the same. Here, their mum gives a down-to-earth account of their family life, proving that autism is not one-size-fits-all. This honest and funny book shares experience and advi ... more
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Zen Science: Stop and Smell the Universe by Institute of Zen Science - £9.99
An inspirational collection of musings on the wonders of nature and the universe, Zen Science pairs the fun of popular science trivia with the benefits of mindfulness.   It takes 30,000 years to create a single ray of sunlight. A pinch of soil ... more
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Mindful Thoughts for City Dwellers: The Joy of Urban Living by Lucy Anna Scott - £5.99
We've come to believe that living in a city is the very opposite of living a mindful life. But this couldn't be further from the truth. Enriching, inventive, ever-evolving, and social, cities are rich with ingredients for sparkling spiritual health. ... more
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Make Someone Happy and Find Your Own Happiness Along the Way: A Creative Kindness Journal by Emily Coxhead - £9.99
When we are kind we feel happy and this inspiring journal will help you to do just that: every page focuses on the bright spots we overlook every day and will encourage you to pass these simple joys on to others. With infectious charm and delightful ... more
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Mindfulness and the Natural World: Bringing our Awareness Back to Nature by Claire Thompson - £7.99
Mindfulness and the Natural World explores what it means to connect with nature and how we can learn from nature to be more mindful in everyday life. Claire Thompson takes us on an engaging journey into the natural world and encourages us to experien ... more
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A Treasury of British Folklore: Maypoles, Mandrakes and Mistletoe by Dee Dee Chainey - £12.99
An entertaining and engrossing collection of British customs, superstitions and legends from past and present.   Did you know, in Cumbria it was believed a person lying on a pillow stuffed with pigeon’s feathers could not die? Or that green ... more
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A Beginner's Guide to Losing Your Mind by Emily Reynolds - £9.99
A funny and moving memoir from a girl with bipolar, including down-to-earth, practical advice for young people and those who love them.  Emily Reynolds is mad. After years of trying - and failing - to cope with her symptoms, she was finally d ... more
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The Unmumsy Mum Diary by The Unmumsy Mum - £8.99
She's back! The Unmumsy Mum has put pen to paper (or fingers to the keyboard!) once more to bring you the next instalment of her life as mum to two young boys, documenting motherhood exactly as she finds it. Her words have made mums, dads and grandpa ... more
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Fall Down Seven Times, Get Up Eight: A Young Man's Voice from the Silence of Autism by Naoki Higashida - £8.99
Following his ground-breaking international bestseller The Reason I Jump, written when he was only thirteen, Naoki Higashida offers equally illuminating and practical insights into autism from his current perspective as a young man.   Naoki Higash ... more
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A Series of Unfortunate Stereotypes: Naming and Shaming Mental Health Stigmas by Lucy Nichol - £11.99
From a young age, Lucy Nichol has always been on edge. Whether it’s because of her fear of beards, a general sense that she can catch a disease from anything, or the belief that she’s going to throw up at any given moment, she’s never really fe ... more
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The Green Hedge Witch by Rae Beth - £9.99
Rae Beth, author of the bestselling Hedge Witch, here blends the ancient traditions of hedge witchcraft with our modern concerns for the natural world. Working in liminal places and with wild spirits, she shows how we can both help to heal the human ... more
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Birds Art Life: The Art of Noticing the Small and Significant by Kyo Maclear - £8.99
We live in a world that prizes the fast over the slow, the new over the familiar and work over rest. Birds Art Life Death is Kyo Maclear’s beautiful journey to stake out a sense of meaning amid the crushing rush.   One winter Kyo Maclear f ... more
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Food You Can Forage: Edible Plants to Harvest, Cook and Enjoy by Tiffany Francis - £16.99
When you know where to look, each season Nature provides a generous spread of tasty treats ripe for the picking. Foraging can be an adventure for the entire family, and Food You Can Forage is packed with photos, illustrations and useful information t ... more
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WE: A Manifesto for Women Everywhere by Gillian Anderson and Jennifer Nadel - £8.99
Imagine a sisterhood – across all creeds and cultures. An unspoken agreement that we, as women, will support and encourage one another. That we will remember we don't know what struggles each of us may be facing elsewhere in our lives and so we wil ... more
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Go the Way Your Blood Beats: On Truth and Desire by Michael Amherst - £8.99
Using bisexuality as a frame, Go the Way Your Blood Beats questions the division of sexuality into straight and gay, in a timely exploration of the complex histories and psychologies of human desire.   A challenge to the idea that sexuality ca ... more
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Sound: A Story of Hearing Lost and Found by Bella Bathurst - £8.99
'By the summer of 1998, it had become clear that there was something wrong with my hearing. It didn't happen suddenly but softly, so softly I almost wasn't aware of it happening; sound seemed to have stolen away ...'   For twelve years, Bella ... more
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Future Sex: A New Kind of Free Love by Emily Witt - £8.99
Emily Witt is single and in her thirties. Until recently she had always imagined she would meet the right person and fall in love. But, as we all know, things are more complicated than that. Love is rare and frequently unreciprocated; sexual acquisit ... more
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Tong Sing: The Book of Wisdom Based on the Ancient Chinese Almanac by Dr Charles Windridge and Cheng Kam Fong - £14.99
The words 'Tong Sing' mean 'know everything book'.  No wonder the traditional Chinese almanac contains information on everything from astrology to herbal remedies, Taoist philosophy to the interpretation of dreams.  Drawing his inspiratio ... more
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The Things You Can See Only When You Slow Down: How to be Calm in a Busy World by Haemin Sunim - £8.99
The Times Top 10 Bestseller   THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER, WITH OVER THREE MILLION COPIES SOLD AROUND THE WORLD  'Is it the world that's busy, or my mind?'   The world moves fast, but that doesn't mean we have to. In this timely guide to m ... more
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Testosterone Rex: Unmaking the Myths of Our Gendered Minds by Cordelia Fine - £8.99
WINNER OF THE 2017 ROYAL SOCIETY INSIGHT INVESTMENT SCIENCE BOOK PRIZE   Testosterone Rex is the powerful myth that squashes hopes of sex equality by telling us that men and women have evolved different natures. Fixed in an ancestral past that rew ... more
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Dear Friend, From My Life I Write to You in Your Life by Yiyun Li - £9.99
A luminous memoir from the award-winning author of The Vagrants and A Thousand Years of Good Prayers.  'What a long way it is from one life to another. Yet why write if not for that distance?'  Startlingly original and shining with quiet wisd ... more
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Lost Connections: Uncovering the Real Causes of Depression - and the Unexpected Solutions by Johann Hari - £16.99
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 th ... more
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In Therapy: The Unfolding Story by Susie Orbach - £9.99
In this complete and updated edition of the groundbreaking In Therapy, world-renowned therapist Susie Orbach reveals what really goes on in therapy.   Worldwide, increasingly large numbers of people are seeing therapists on a regular basis ... more
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