Lonely Planet presents 60 of Spain's most authentic dishes - direct from the kitchens where they were perfected. From family bakers to Michelin-starred chefs, Spain's best local cooks share their passion for food and their region's classic recipes - from tapas, pastries and cakes to soup, salads, stews, roasts and fresh seafood dishes.
Lonely Planet presents 60 of Japan's most authentic dishes - direct from the kitchens where they were perfected. From street-food vendors to Michelin-starred chefs, Japan's best local cooks share their passion for food and their region's classic recipes - from steaming soups and silky ramen noodles to fresh, hand-rolled sushi.
If you want to be the best, focus on your most valuable asset: the power of your creative mind. This title shows how creativity is a learnable skill - one that everyone can use to improve their performance. It explains how you can unlock your own creativity to reap the personal and professional rewards it brings.
A book and CD package. Mindfulness reveals the secrets of lifelong happiness and details a unique programme developed by Oxford University psychologist Professor Mark Williams with colleagues around the world.
Jack is a cash-strapped single mum living in Southend. When she found herself with a shopping budget of just GBP10 a week to feed herself and her young son, she addressed the situation with immense resourcefulness, creativity and by embracing her local supermarket's 'basics' range.
In this fully updated second edition, expert dieticians Sue Baic and Nigel Denby provide no-nonsense advice, equipping you with all the information you need to make informed decisions about your diet. The book acts as a sound reference point if you want to know the facts about food, and debunks the myths behind fad diets.
A companion volume which expands on the knowledge contained in each of the nine insights of "The Celestine Prophecy". It aims to foster readers' spiritual growth by putting them in touch with evidence of their own experience.
Offers a guide to yoga. This book covers various aspects of the discipline and provides inspiration for beginners and experts alike. It shows you how to: develop a fit and beautiful body; improve your health; keep youthful in every stage of life; enjoy a troublefree pregnancy; eat wisely and well; and banish stress and tension.
As a Professor of Behavioural Science at the London School of Economics, the author conducts original research into the measurement of happiness and its causes and consequences, including the effects of our behaviour. In this book, he creates a new outlook on the pursuit of happiness - it's not just how you feel, it's how you act.
Explores the histories, associations and uses of 100 herbs, as well as providing ideas for both food and wellbeing. In this book, each entry features a specially commissioned illustration with texts that include the botanical name, place of origin, varieties and areas where the herb is most commonly grown.
This is the only key concepts text in medical sociology and has already proven to be a bestseller. It will be used widely across sociology and health & nursing departments. All entries have been revised and updated, and there are five completely new entries.
Reveals our real sixth sense - our ability to understand our own minds and the minds of others Arguably our brain's greatest sense is the ability to understand the minds of others - our sixth sense. This book shows that this capacity for inferring what others are thinking and feeling is, however sophisticated, still prone to critical errors.
Why do some people seem to find it easy to come up with fresh, brilliant ideas? And how do they turn them into something worthwhile? This book provides basic practices and processes that allow your talents to flourish, and which we can adopt - no matter what we do - to help us achieve extraordinary things too.
We're all stuffocated. We have more stuff than we could ever need - but it's bad for the planet and it's making us stressed. In this book, the author finds that a rising number of people are turning away from consumption, from the exec who's sold almost everything he owns, to the well-off family who moved to a remote mountain cabin.
Every time we are introduced to someone new, try to be creative, or start a difficult conversation, we take a risk. We feel exposed. Most of us try to fight those feelings, we strive to appear perfect. In this book, the author challenges everything we think we know about vulnerability, and dispels the accepted myth that it's a weakness.
Do you want to be better at pursuing goals, grasping opportunities and facing set-backs? Do you want to FLOURISH? The author shows you how to: achieve a deeper sense of well-being, meaning and purpose; use adversity as a positive turning point; train your mind to pay attention; and master your emotions and focus on your goals.
Includes over 100 of the very best recipes from the bakery. This book is suitable for anyone who wants fun, great-tasting recipes which genuinely work. Whether you want to bake a seasonal recipe, something for a special occasion, or something to suit that day's mood, it has all.
Unearthing a treasure trove of timeless, practical wisdom that cuts to the core of what it means to be human, this book It will challenge you to think about the way you treat others, the decisions you make in pursuit of happiness, and your place in the world.
A pocket-sized guide that intends to help you de-stress, relax and enjoy the benefits of yoga, such as better posture, improved breathing and peace of mind without leaving your living room. It explains the thinking behind yoga and takes you through many yoga poses and breathing exercises.
Helps you to understand how our bodies keep us alive and thriving and get to the bottom of such niggling questions as why we get dizzy, why we get butterflies in our stomachs, and why we get jetlag! This title shows how the human body and brain works.
Focusing on simple breathing techniques, meditation tips and relaxation methods, this book shows you how to improve your concentration and achieve success. It helps you to identify negative patterns of thinking and challenge them using well-respected exercises.
Every organ in our bodies has nerve endings that reach the feet and hands. In this book, you learn how to stimulate them to tackle a range of ailments from stress to pain relief with this simple step-by-step reference.
This is a very wide-ranging general nutrition text including aspects missing from most other general nutrition texts such as epidemiology, health promotion theory, social and economic influences on food selection.
Throughout history, many cultures have experienced the effects of verifiable healings, along with hexes, curses, witchcraft, voodoo and other mysterious phenomena. This title explores the history, the science and the practical applications of the so-called placebo effect.
Takes readers on a inky quest through an enchanted forest to discover what lies in the castle at its heart. As well as drawings to complete, colour and embellish, this title features hidden objects to be found along the way including wild flowers, animals and birds, gems, lanterns, keys and treasure chests.
Hygge is a feeling of belonging and warmth, a moment of comfort and contentment. This beautiful little book will help you to find hygge and embrace it every day. Make a pot of coffee, relax in your favourite chair and discover for yourself how life is better with hygge.
Travelling between his city-bound plot in Peckham and twenty acres of rolling hillside in Somerset, this book celebrates the beautiful skeletons of the winter garden, the joyous passage into spring, the heady smell of summer's bud break and the flaring of colour in autumn.
Why do some people always seem to have new ideas while others of equal intelligence never do? This book offers the portrayal of what lateral thinking is, how it works and how to use it to develop your own potential for thinking and problem solving.
Organised in an easy-to-use A-Z format, the entries cover wines, producers, grapes and wine regions from all over the world. Indispensable as ever and now with a new look for 2015, Oz Clarke's now classic Pocket Wine Book is in its 23rd edition and is meticulously updated each year.
Do you want to be happier? Find inner calm? Enjoy a rich and rewarding life? This book combines the wisdom of Nichiren Buddhism with psychology and personal development and tells how life works, and how to get the most from it.
Once we have acquire the skills of mindfulness, we can slow our lives down and discover how to live in the moment - even simple acts like washing the dishes or drinking a cup of tea may be transformed into acts of meditation. This book offers anecdotes and practical exercises help us to arrive at greater self-understanding and peace.