Why do we make things? Why do we choose the emotionally and physically demanding work of bringing new objects into the world with creativity and skill? What is the nature of work? And what is the nature of a good life? Part memoir, this is a book about the process of creation and what it means to be a craftsman in a mass-produced world.
Nutritional therapist and healthy eating expert Amelia Freer has helped her many celebrity clients, including Sam Smith and James Corden, to dispatch fad diets to the distant past whilst guiding them to a rejuvenated future. Now she can do the same for you.
FOLLOWING THE NO 1 BESTSELLING FAST DIET, this fabulous cook book offers 180 carefully crafted, nutritious, low-calorie recipes to enable you to incorporate the 5:2 weight-loss system into your daily life
From English ale to Czech lager, Belgian sour to American pale ale, German Berliner Weisse to Australian Adelaide sparkling ale, award-winning author Tim Hampson explores beers from four continents to choose his 50 favourite brews.
Others books will tell you how to do hygge. This is the only book that will show you. Now Danish actress and hygge aficionado Marie Tourell Soderberg has travelled the length and breadth of her home country to create the perfect guide to cooking, decorating, entertaining and being inspired the hygge way.
Guides you through the maze of holistic living and explains clearly and concisely how to incorporate natural health, emotional healing and spirituality into everyday life with simple, effective information and techniques that work.
Shows you core methods for becoming more mindful, and discover how to take this into your everyday life, experiencing the benefits of mindfulness for yourself. This book explores: key mindfulness practices; the science of mindful attention and neuroplasticity; how to cultivate a mindful attitude; letting go; and, taking mindful action.
This book shows how to promote positive behaviour and wellbeing in schools, with lots of examples of effective strategies, case studies, activities and checklists. With behaviour continuing to be a major concern for both primary and secondary teachers, this book is a must-buy!
About one in five of the population are intolerant to the food that they eat. Cooking for the Sensitive Gut is the perfect guide to how you can restrict the ingredients that cause you problems and still prepare a whole range of recipes that are simple and fun to cook and delicious to eat.
A new book and CD/audio download package by bestselling Mindfulness: A practical guide to finding peace in a frantic world co-author Dr Danny Penman and Vidyamala Burch, co-founder of Breathworks. It contains a practical programme for relieving pain, managing illness and boosting wellbeing with mindfulness meditation which has been clinically proven to be as effective as the most commonly prescribed painkillers in relieving pain and managing chronic illness. Foreword by Professor Mark Williams.
Do you rely on cups of tea or coffee in order to 'wake up'? Do you feel exhausted for no apparent reason? Are you completely stressed out at the end of the week or even day? This title deals with these questions.
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.
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.
Does your real age match the age you feel? When do we reach middle age? And when, if ever, are we old? The way we age and the way we perceive age has changed radically. This book looks at the forces that created amortality - the term the author coined to describe the phenomenon of living agelessly.
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.
Presenting twelve practices for bringing creativity into human endeavors, this work provides a sense of the powerful role that the notion of possibility can play in various aspects of life. Through stories, parables, and personal anecdotes, it invites us to become passionate communicators, leaders, and performers.
Terrors of the Table tells the absorbing story of our struggle to recognise the connections between diet, health, and disease. Gratzer combines the science of nutrition with a colourful history of the fads and quackery that continue to waylay the unwary when it comes to matters of food and health.
Includes recipes such as glorious tomato and aubergine dishes of Sicily; the classically Roman dishes like salty meat and fried vegetables, and rich Tuscan stews and soups, and so on. This title includes recipe photos as well as local Italy scenes.
Explores and explains the theoretical underpinnings and applied nature of the field of public health nutrition. This book: presents a conceptual framework, explores groups for whom nutrition is especially relevant, examines issues including vulnerable populations, and, covers professional skills for public health practitioners.
Where do you get your organic or obscure vegetables from? This title offers detailed step-by-step growing instructions and advice on more than 80 vegetables and herbs, with further varieties of each. It is suitable for all gardeners and foodies looking to grow organic or obscure ingredients.
Need a better supply of organic or uncommon fruit? This title offers detailed step-by-step growing instructions and advice on more than 50 fruits, and further uncommon varieties of each, with inspiration and advice on planning to picking and everything in between.
Introduces a theory about success and human potential. This title shows how a positive mindset is the best predictor of motivation, engagement and performance in the workplace and in your personal life and offers five practical, actionable strategies for creating this mindset that can make us successful at work and at home.
Have you ever found yourself struggling with information overload? Have you ever felt both overworked and underutilised? Do you ever feel busy but not productive? This book is about a disciplined way of thinking.
Yoga has been enjoyed for thousands of years, bringing stillness to the mind, and health and vitality to the body. This book explains how to achieve union, harmony and balance through posture, breathing and meditation. Along with 120 photographs, it includes breathing exercises, step-by-step routines for stretches and relaxation sequences.
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.
Creative dreaming is also called 'lucid dreaming' and is the ability to dream with awareness. This book explains how one can achieve this enlightened state. It combines the practical with the theoretical, and enables the reader to create a positive and rewarding dream experience.
Method Putkisko is a revolutionary form of exercise that complements pilates, the Alexander technique and yoga. This 30-day plan is adaptable for different body shapes, and takes you step by step through the method, from different types of stretching and breathing, to the exercises themselves.
Striving for a happy, perfect life is as old as mankind. Can one achieve such a goal at all? Can there be a universally applicable theory of happiness? In this original and thought-provoking book philosopher Michael Hampe sets out to find some answers.
Features yoga postures, practices and programmes to improve both your body and mind. This book offers you yoga for every mood with four themed sections: Relaxed, Energetic, Young and Confident. It includes 25 detailed yoga postures with full colour photographs and step-by-step pointers as well as seven yoga sequence programmes.
Based on research findings from expert psychologists, this text encourages students to become knowledgeable consumers of information related to their physical health and optimum psychological functioning.