Provides a meditation on the sensual and spiritual aspects of gardening. McHatton believes gardening is an art-a method of expression analogous to sculpture or dance. He carefully dissects the delicate components of a garden, explaining how one can pinpoint the intricate and harmonious tastes, sounds, and odors flowing freely among the plants.
What could explain this explosion of bipolarity? Is it a legitimate diagnosis or the result of Big Pharma marketing? Exploring these questions, this title challenges the rise of 'bipolar' as a catch-all solution to complex problems, and argues that we need to rethink the highs and lows of mania and depression.
Young, talented, intelligent and with a thriving social life, on the surface Terri Cox had it all. But deep down in her mind a storm was brewing, and a series of life-changing events sent her spiralling into a full mental breakdown. Slowly but surely, she was able to fight back and find that shiny, happy person that she'd always been before.
From the heart and soul of lifelong mental health sufferer; Adam Shaw, combined with the expert mind of talented and leading psychologist; Lauren Callaghan, this book is cohesively divided into two parts. Detailed from the separate perspectives of a sufferer and a psychologist is an insight into mental health recovery that sufferers can relate to.
In A Series of Unfortunate Stereotypes, Lucy explores the different lenses through which she - and other people - have viewed her mental health problems. She tackles a number of different stereotypes placed on mentally ill people. In writing about her life in such an open way, Lucy has been able to claw herself back from the grips of her anxiety.
Bipolar? No one really knows what it is. Even today it's still misunderstood and badly affected by stigma. Ali Shaw was no different when she was diagnosed in 2009. Coming Clean is the story of one woman's triumph against Bipolar II and a no-holds-barred account of the reality that comes with the diagnosis.
'I loved this book.' Matt Haig, author of Reasons to Stay Alive and Notes On a Nervous Planet'Probably the best book on living with anxiety that I've ever read.' Mark Manson, author of The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck If you have anxiety, this book is for you.
Using simple language, illustrations, humour and everyday examples, the author demonstrates how the science of epigenetics is revolutionizing our understanding of the link between mind and matter, and the profound effects it has on our personal lives and the collective life of our species.
Written by a teenager with dyspraxia, this practical guide helps young adults with dyspraxia and those around them get to grips with the social, physical and psychological chaos caused by developmental co-ordination disorders. The new edition of this award-winning book includes an update from the author on how dyspraxia affects her now as an adult.
This book offers key strategies for teaching dyspraxic learners in secondary and tertiary education. With practical teaching resources, covering key areas such as literacy, numeracy, memory and study skills, this book shows teachers how best to approach the physical and psychological needs of students with dyspraxia.
Few tasks are more important - and daunting - than to help someone who is suicidal to go beyond the darkness of hopelessness to the light of hope. This title provides fresh approaches to treating individuals and families where suicide is an issue. It is suitable for counselors and therapists.
Walking upright on two feet is a uniquely human skill. In this hymn to walking, neuroscientist Shane O'Mara invites us to marvel at the benefits it confers on our bodies and minds. Walking together to achieve a shared purpose is also a social glue that has contributed to our survival as a species.
Your go-to guide to a better life, starting with the way you thinkJoin 6 million readers around the world who have capitalised on the power of now First published in 1959, David J Schwartz's classic teachings are as powerful today as they were then.
Her timeless advice is as important and relevant today as when it was first published: we live in an era governed by fear - fear of failure, of missing out, of rejection, of the future, of change, of not fitting in, of intimacy, of being alone, of growing old ...
Arts in Health: Designing and Researching Interventions provides a complete overview of how to go about undertaking research and practice in the field of arts in health. It starts by exploring the context for arts in health interventions, including the history of the use of arts in health and the theoretical and political developments that have laid the foundations for its flourishing. It also considers what 'arts in health' encompasses and the range of disciplines
An overview of the research on Hormone Replacement Therapy - its benefits and drawbacks - and the new work which is being done on various 'alternative' therapies. It includes discussions on sex life, social life, face-lifts, exercise, keeping your figure and discovering one's place in life as a middle aged woman in a feminist era.