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.
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.
With approximately 1 in 6 adults likely to experience a significant mental health problem at any one time (Office for National Statistics), research into effective interventions has never been more important.
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.
Music has a universal and timeless potential to influence how we feel, yet, only recently, have researchers begun to explore and understand the positive effects that music can have on our wellbeing.This book brings together research from a number of disciplines to explore the relationship between music, health and wellbeing.
Containing the data frequently used by dietitians and others in practice, this book is also useful for dietetic students during their clinical placements. Data is accessible from tables, clear diagrams and tabbed sections. It also contains appendices on various subjects, including the nutritional compositions of foods, a weaning guide, and more.
Combining meticulously-researched fact with refreshing opinion and wit, this Companion presents almost 4,000 entries on every wine-related topic imaginable, from regions and grape varieties to the owners, connoisseurs, growers, and tasters in wine; from viticulture and oenology to the history of wine, from its origins to the present day.
Following on from the author's autobiography, "The Life of My Choice", this book provides a record of Thesiger's 30 years in Kenya. Since his first visit to Kenya in 1960, Thesiger has made a series of long journeys on foot with camels to Lake Turkana, Marsabit and other remote areas.
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.
Covering a wide range of nourishing, vegetarian food, this book features chapters on Mornings, Grazing, Quick, Thrifty, Gatherings, Grains, Raw-ish and Afters. It comes with recipes from a raw Thai salad to hearty quesadillas to a vegan chocolate layer cake.
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.
500 years ago no-one died of stress: we invented this concept and now we let it rule us. We might have evolved to be able to miraculously balance on seven-inch heels, but as far as our emotional development is concerned we're still swimming with the pond scum. This book shows you a scientific solution to these modern problems: mindfulness.
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.
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.
With clear, beautiful language, high profile author Christina Feldman demonstrates how we simplify our lives, how we let go and live a life of integrity and mindfulness. In this book, she shows how to harmonize and achieve balance and how to apply Buddhist wisdom to the here and now. She addresses subjects to compassion, speech, effort, intention, emotions, and awakening.
Combines four generations of favourite family recipes, from Granny Annie's Orange and Ginger Chicken to Mum's Spare Ribs. From Uncle James's Pineapple Tarts to Salted Caramel Cookies for her sons. This book also includes chocolate truffles from the legendary actress Penelope Keith.
Women have so much going on, what with boobs and jealousy and menstruating and broodiness and sex and infidelity and pubes and wombs and jobs and memories and emotions and the past and the future and themselves and each other. This book offers an illuminating tour of the female body.