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.
Exercise is not only good for the body but it can transform your mind too. This new scientific revolution will teach you how to boost brain cells, protect yourself against mental illness and dementia, and ensure success in exams and the workplace.
Damo Mitchell explains the practice of Nei Dan, which has until very recently been a closely guarded secret, in a way that is comprehensible for practitioners in the West. It contains full guidance for practice, explanations of the underlying theory, and literal descriptions of the tangible results to be expected at each stage of practice.
This unique book is a complete guide to spiritual Raja and Kriya Yoga. Beginning with historical and spiritual accounts of all Yoga traditions, it covers Raja and Kriya Yoga in depth, with instruction on the asanas, breathing techniques and meditations. The book is an invaluable resource for yoga practitioners, as well as spiritual seekers.
150 practical tips, exercises and inspiring quotes to enable you to improve your levels of positivity, competence and self-awareness. Perfect, pocket-sized book for anyone wanting help to feel truly comfortable with themselves so they can achieve their full potential.
The Little Book of Quiet is the perfect, pocket-sized book for anyone wanting to lead their life in a less frenetic and more considered way. It includes 150 practical tips, mindfulness exercises and inspiring quotes to enable you to achieve more quiet in an increasingly noisy world.
Quietly managing a serious illness for more than 20 years, the author assembled a wide range of information on the impact of eating, moving, and sleeping. This book features the most proven and practical ideas from his research. It offers advice that is comprehensive yet simple and often counterintuitive but always credible.
Inside Chefs' Fridges brings the heavenly cuisine back down to earth. It profiles 40 of Europe's top chefs alongside their home fridges. The result is a unique insight into the inner sanctum of culinary creativity, with each chef revealing their dependable fridge contents, their favorite local ingredients, as well as two of their home recipes.
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.
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.
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.
In this fabulously confessional romp through the menopause, D'Souza tells us what it was like for her, and what it will be like for you. The Hot Topic is a treat of a book liberating, empowering and unexpectedly moving in its truth-telling.
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.
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 proven effective in clinical trials throughout the world. Now you can get the benefits of MBCT any time, any place, by working through this carefully constructed book. The expert authors introduce specific mindfulness practices to try each week, plus reflection questions, tools for keeping track of progress, and helpful comments from others going through the program. Like a trusted map, this book guides you step by step along the path of change. Guided meditations are provided on the accompanying MP3 CD and are also available as audio downloads. Note: The MP3 CD can be played on CD players (only those marked "MP3-enabled") as well as on most computers. See also the authors' The Mindful Way through Depression, which demonstrates these proven strategies with in-depth stories and examples. Plus, mental health professionals, see also the authors' bestselling therapy guide: Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for Depression, Second Edition. Winner (Second Place)--American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year Award, Consumer Health Category
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.
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.
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.
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.
Suitable for women who want to learn more about their bodies and their health. This title provides the medical and gynaecological facts as well as the social aspects of women's sexuality and well-being.
Dr Eddie Murphy knows what makes people tick. His work as a clinical psychologist has given him a bedrock of understanding about the everyday problems of everyday people. He is a regular on the media because his core message is positive - given the right tools, most people can solve their emotional issues.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.