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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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Philosophy for Life: And Other Dangerous Situations by Jules Evans - £8.99
In his engaging book, Jules Evans explains how ancient philosophy saved his life, and how we can all use it to become happier, wiser and more resilient. Jules imagines a dream school, which includes 12 of the greatest and most colourful thinkers the ... more
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Kabbalah: An Introduction to the Esoteric Heart of Jewish Mysticism by Tim Dedopulos - £12.99
For centuries Kabbalah has been considered too sacred for the general public. Now it is becoming widely known and widely studied. Here, in one volume, is an introduction to its perennial wisdom and its practical application to your life.   Th ... more
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1001 Home Remedies & Natural Cures from Your Kitchen and Garden by Esme Floyd - £9.99
In this book, dozens of common ailments and injuries are given drug-free relief with kitchen cures, which range from traditional herbalist ideas through food-based immune-boosters to household concoctions.  Based on proven homeopathic remedies a ... more
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Kith: The Riddle of the Childscape by Jay Griffiths - £20.00
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 h ... more
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Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking by Susan Cain - £8.99
Our lives are driven by a fact that most of us can't name and don't understand. It defines who our friends and lovers are, which careers we choose, and whether we blush when we're embarrassed.   That fact is whether we're an introvert or an ex ... more
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Hallucinations by Oliver Sacks - £9.99
Have you ever seen something that wasn’t really there? Heard someone call your name in an empty house? Sensed someone following you and turned around to find nothing?  Hallucinations don’t belong wholly to the insane. Much more commonly, they a ... more
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Bad Pharma: How Medicine is Broken, and How We Can Fix It by Ben Goldacre - £8.99
Ben Goldacre puts the $600bn global pharmaceutical industry under the microscope. What he reveals is a fascinating, terrifying mess. ***Now updated with the latest government responses to the book***   Doctors and patients need good scientific evid ... more
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T'ai Chi Step by Step: A Fully Illustrated Teaching Plan, Shown in Over 250 Photographs by Andrew Popovic - £7.99
This is a photographic guide to performing t'ai chi for health and peace of mind. It includes advice on preparation, warm up, when and how to practise, and how to integrate regular t'ai chi into your lifestyle. It contains a visual breakdown of the e ... more
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The Essential Guide to Oils: All the Oils You Will Ever Need for Health, Vitality and Well-being by Jennie Harding - £10.99
The Essential Guide to Oils is a comprehensive yet compact guide in the Essential Guide series – discover how to enjoy life-enhancing aromatic oils in massage, aromatherapy, healing, or simply for their lovely ambiance.   The first section des ... more
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Evolving Dharma: Meditation, Buddhism, and the Next Generation of Enlightenment by Jay Michaelson - £15.99
Evolving Dharma is the definitive guide to the meditation revolution. Fearless, unorthodox, and irreverent scholar and activist Jay Michaelson shows how meditation and mindfulness have moved from ashrams and self-help groups to classrooms and hospita ... more
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Teach Yourself How to Interpret Dreams by Leila Bright - £10.99
Do you want to know what your dreams mean? Are you keen to use your dreams to solve problems? Are you looking for an introduction to this fascinating subject?   What do our dreams mean? Throughout recorded history this question has fascinated peopl ... more
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Drugs 2.0: The Web Revolution That's Changing How the World Gets High by Mike Power - £14.99
A few years ago, deals were done in dimly-lit side streets or on the phone via a friend of a friend. Today, you can order every conceivable pill or powder with the click of a mouse. But the online market in narcotics isn't just changing the way drugs ... more
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Calm: Secrets to Serenity From the Cultures of the World by Various authors - £9.99
All around the world people find ways to contend with the stresses of daily life. Here are fifty of these calming cultural secrets as well as methods for applying them at home.  When you need to keep your cool...  Learn to laugh down yo ... more
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Celtic Mandalas: 26 Inspiring Designs for Colouring and Meditation by Lisa Tenzin-Dolma - £6.99
Enjoy the intricate beauty of Celtic design and mythology by colouring in 32 superb designs.   Celtic Mandalas will help to make the deeply spiritual symbolism of Celtic artwork more accessible and potentially life-enriching for you, by presen ... more
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Reiki for Health & Healing by Carmen Fernandez - £5.99
This book deals with the physical and spiritual wellbeing using the energy of nature and the power of touch.   You can unlock the power of Reiki with this beautiful and informative guide, illustrated with over 140 photographs. You can learn h ... more
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Introducing Counselling: A Practical Guide by Alistair Ross - £6.99
Introducing Counselling: A Practical Guide is an accessible and practical route into counselling techniques. What is it? How does it work? And how can it change your life?  With expert advice on everything from the ethics of counselling to ident ... more
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Mum's Not Having Chemo: Cutting-Edge Therapies, Real-Life Stories, A Road-Map to Healing from Cancer by Laura Bond - £14.99
A thoroughly researched and engagingly written book for all those seeking to understand their cancer diagnosis and looking for ways to take a full and empowering role in their recovery.  A book about choices. A book to empower all cancer suff ... more
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Strictly Bipolar by Darian Leader - £5.00
Strictly Bipolar is Darian Leader's treatise on the psychological disorder of our times.   If the post-war period was called the 'Age of Anxiety' and the 1980s and '90s the 'Antidepressant Era', we now live in Bipolar times. Mood-stabilising ... more
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The Reason I Jump: One Boy's Voice from the Silence of Autism by Naoki Higashida, translated by K.A Yoshida and David Mitchell - £12.99
A rare and important insight into the mind of an autistic child.  Written by Naoki Higishida when he was only thirteen, this remarkable book explains the often baffling behaviour of autistic children and shows the way they think and feel - such ... more
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Principles of Reflexology: What it is, How it Works, and What it Can Do for You by Nicola Hall - £9.99
Reflexology is a form of complete healing that can detect and correct energy imbalance and restore balance to the body by relating each zone of the body to different points on the hands and feet.   This introductory guide covers the theory on ... more
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