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    B.K.S. Iyengar Yoga (Hardback)

    B. K. S. Iyengar

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    Practising yoga every day for over 75 years, 94-year-old B.K.S. Iyengar is a picture of health and surely proof of the benefits of holistic practices. As a leading authority on hatha yoga and respected worldwide for his technical accuracy, B.K.S. Iyengar Yoga: The Path to Holistic Health makes yoga accessible to everyone.

    Featuring full-colour step-by-step photographs demonstrating Iyengar Yoga poses - and including a chapter celebrating B.K.S. Iyengar's life and work - the book provides over 60 step-by-step sequences of asanas, pranayamas and chakras that are suitable for every age and ability.

    With a special 20-week yoga course for beginners to yoga sequences specifically designed to treat over 80 ailments, from asthma and arthritis to varicose veins, everyone can enjoy the benefits to your mind, body and spirit that are drawn from Iyengar Yoga. It's just like having a yoga class with your own personal yogi!
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    ECRY

    Everyday Crystals for a Better Life (Paperback)

    Ken Taylor

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    The beauty and healing properties of crystals and other stones have long been recognised. In Everyday Crystals for a Better Life, Ken and Joules Taylor examine how the power of crystals can be channelled to enhance your living space, heal your body and realise your dreams. The book begins with a guide to choosing, collecting and looking after crystals, before focusing on how crystals can improve and enrich four key areas of your life. The first chapter, 'Crystals for the Home', examines how the practice of hanging crystals can bring harmony to your home and garden. Chapter two, 'Crystals for Health', shows you how to heal common ailments with the power of visualisation, gem essence therapy and meditation. The 'Star Crystals' chapter contains everything you need to know about birthstones and how to use them to attract love and success. The final chapter, 'Crystals for Personal Power', reveals how crystals can empower you and help you find happiness. Ideal for both beginners and devotees, this comprehensive guide will show you how to master the crystal energy at your fingertips and reach your true potential every day.
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    SmokeFree Formula (Paperback)

    Robert West

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    One of the most popular New Year's Resolutions is to quit smoking and The SmokeFree Formula could have the answer if you have decided to stop for 2014. Featuring a revolutionary approach from Professor Robert West, the book contains advice that can apply to all smokers on all occasions. It takes a look at some of the quitting methods available and reveals which are the most effective, before combining these with a personalised formula that can work for all levels of smokers. Drawing on more than 30 years of research, Professor West not only tells you how to combat cravings and avoid putting on weight, he also provides advice on nicotine patches, e-cigarettes and whether it's better to cut down or go cold turkey.
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    Live Longer, Live Younger (Paperback)

    Rajendra Sharma

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    If you are planning on going on a health kick in 2014, then Dr. Rajendra Sharma's Live Longer, Live Younger: The 10-Step Programme to Healthy Ageing could be the book for you. Revealing how you can slow down the ageing process and live a healthier later life by making simple and easy lifestyle changes, the book suggests regular exercise techniques and reveals which foods to avoid and which to eat more of to reduce the chance of developing arthritis and various forms of cancer. Proving that a healthy body is within reach of us all, this inspiring and practical book shows that ageing doesn't need to be a fearful process and that anyone can turn their life around, no matter what their current state of health.
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    BIMD
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    With easy-to-understand explanations of over 5,500 medical terms, this fully updated reference dictionary is a useful addition to any family's bookshelf. Fully illustrated, the dictionary provides more than just basic definitions with information on how it affects the patient as well as advice on possible treatments also included.

    This resource dictionary will help you know when to seek medical treatment and also provide you with the correct details on a range of anatomical terms, disorders, tests and drugs.
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    MYBW

    Make Your Brain Work (Paperback)

    Amy Brann

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    Using the latest insights from neuroscience, Amy Brann's Make Your Brain Work will help you maximise your own efficiency, productivity and effectiveness. Showcasing a selection of accelerated learning techniques in an accessible manner, the book provides practical tips and action points in 15 critical areas that present challenges at work, including time management and meetings.
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    The Bad Back Book (Paperback)

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    If you suffer from back pain, or know anyone who suffers from this painful symptom, then The BMA Bad Back Book may be able to help. Showing how you can take charge of back pain and providing advice for exercises to strengthen your back and improve the posture, the book covers all aspects of back care. There are clear and simple diagrams that show the anatomy of backs and necks, as well as specialised sections that deal with back pain in specific scenarios such as home, work, driving and gardening. There is also advice on where you can seek help and how you can get the best results from rehabilitation.
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    BKBB

    The Back Bible (Paperback)

    Dr. Jenny Sutcliffe

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    A useful and practical guide for anyone who suffers from back problems, and for those who want to avoid them, The Back Bible offers a wealth of invaluable advice. Written by Jenny Sutcliffe, the book features a physiological rundown of common problems that can affect your back, neck and shoulders as well as advice on managing back pain and the meditation that is available. A must-have reference book for the whole family that offers proven approaches to caring for your back.
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    TFTM

    The First 20 Minutes (Paperback)

    Gretchen Reynolds

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    More is now known about exercise, health and fitness than ever before and in The First 20 Minutes: The Surprising Science of How We Can Exercise Better, Train Smarter and Live Longer, New York Times columnist Gretchen Reynolds provides tailored practical and user-friendly advice on how to make the most of your daily fitness regime. Whether you are a sprinter, marathon runner or looking to lose weight or run a faster 5k, this book provides evidence-based answers to help you train more efficiently, recover quicker and reap a wide range of physical and mental benefits.
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    ANYC

    The New Atkins New You Cookbook (Paperback)

    Colette Heimowitz

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    The New Atkins New You Cookbook contains over 200 delicious recipes for making breakfasts, lunches, dinners and desserts that are as tasty as they are healthy. The recipes can be made within 30 minutes and are low in carb, not carb free, meaning you can still enjoy and indulge in delicious muffins, tasty paninis and heavenly pizzas. The book also provides a full explanation of the Atkins diet and a plan to help you reach your target weight.

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    Commando Dad (Paperback)

    Neil Sinclair

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    Neil Sinclair, ex-Commando, qualified childminder and full-time dad to three young troopers, provides a training manual for new recruits to fatherhood in Commando Dad: Basic Training. In no-nonsense terms, the manual will help dads to be plan for their baby-trooper's arrival by showing them how to survive the first 24 hours, how to prepare nutritious food and how to deal with baby's hostilities, as well as giving advice on how to keep little ones entertained in various ways. An indispensable training guide that will make a great gift for any fathers-in-waiting, it covers how to look after babies from birth to when they're 3-years-old.
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    UKAN

    The Complete Dukan Cookbook (Hardback)

    Pierre Dukan

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    Dr Pierre Dukan presents his ultimate collection of recipes to guarantee success in the Dukan diet! Perfect for fans already converted to the diet or for those looking to discover the basics and gain inspiration for meals that will really work, this fully illustrated and impressively presented book includes an intricate yet easy-to-follow introduction to the weight loss regime as well as over 300 satisfying recipes for dieters to try. Packed with ideas for protein days, vegetarian meals, desserts and much more, The Complete Dukan Cookbook will encourage partakers to get into the mindset for success, kick-start and sustain their new eating routine and most importantly, ensure the weight they lose stays off for good.
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    Test Your IQ (Paperback)

    Philip J. Carter

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    Test Your IQ is a book that contains 1000 IQ test questions written and compiled by the experts Ken Russell and Philip Carter. It comes complete with a guide to assessing individual performance and shows how working through the questions can help anyone improve their vocabulary and develop powers of calculation and logical reasoning. By studying the different types of test and recognising different types of question, you'll be able to improve your test score and increase your IQ rating. Not only is the book invaluable for those who have to take an IQ test, it's also great fun and provides hours of entertainment for those who like to stretch their minds.

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    INTR
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    The Big Ideas Set contains three books that are practical, focused and jargon-free guides that will help you get your head around highly topical subjects. Discover the secrets of successful people and learn how we could all benefit from applying what they know to our own lives. The three books explain why NLP is the buzz acronym and will show you how you can deal with problems, master any situation and explore the roots of the discipline. The Beginner's Guide to CBT describes how to use cognitive behavioural therapy's insights to improve your life.

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    Home Herbal Remedies (Paperback)

    Jessica Houdret

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    This safe, comprehensive and practical guide explores the powerful properties of herbs, shown to offer a more gentle, therapeutic treatment of common conditions without the offputting side effects of many modern drugs. An introduction explains the history and how to work out safe and appropriate doses. There follows a section on the various herbal approaches that can be used at home, from growing herbs to using essential oils. The core of the book shows common ailments and their symptoms, with advice and step-by-step sequences on how to treat them. The final section shows how to use herbs for beauty treatments, ranging from facial care to caring for teeth. Use this book to discover how to use herbal treatments safely to treat the individual, everyday ailments that assail us all, as well as to stimulate our defences and boost our overall well-being.
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    First Aid Handbook (Paperback)

    Pippa Keech

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    An authoritative manual that brings all the safe accessible and reliable first aid information you will need together into one handy volume. Understanding at least the basics of first aid is a vital skill that everyone should master, and this book is the perfect teacher. This fully illustrated, comprehensive guide provides expert, up-to-date information on the safest and easiest ways to prevent and deal with all kinds of problems and emergencies. It includes chapters that cover special life-saving techniques, problems specific to babies and small children, outdoor safety, safety tips for active hobbies or travelling abroad, and how to avoid accidents and dangerous medical situations, complementary therapies and alternative treatments and solutions.
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    Do you think you might be going through the menopause? Are you confused by conflicting advice about HRT and unsure which natural alternatives are effective? Wendy Green explains common physical and psychological symptoms and offers a holistic approach to help you deal with them, including simple lifestyle and dietary changes and DIY natural therapies. You can: ease hot flushes and reduce the risks associated with menopause; learn the truth about HRT and make informed choices; discover how to beat middle-age spread and look younger; and find helpful organisations and products.
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    The Complete Guide to Baby Naming Ceremonies (Paperback)

    Becky Alexander

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    If you would like to celebrate the arrival of a new baby with friends and family, but are looking for an alternative to a traditional christening, this is the book for you. Civil weddings have been popular for a long time, but you can now have a Civil Naming ceremony for your child, held either at your local registry office, or at any venue of your choice. As there is no legal requirement, you can hold the party at home, in your garden, or at any venue you like. You can host the event yourselves, or ask a registered celebrant to host the event. This book contains lots of ideas to make your civil naming ceremony memorable and unique to your family. There are ideas for poems, readings, music, themes, and special ideas for how to mark the occasion. Everyone can get involved; grandparents, siblings, and specially nominated adults who can act as guardians. There are readings suitable for all. This book includes: - How to plan the naming party and ceremony - Ideas for indoors and outdoors decor, plus simple decorations - Providing entertainment and fun for children and adults - 10 special event ideas for the day, such as star naming, planting a tree and filling a time capsule - Traditional and contemporary ideas for readings and poems with new, specifically commissioned poems that are particularly relevant to this special occasion - Ideas and recipes for delicious food and drink
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    AEDUM
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    Eczema is an uncomfortable and often distressing skin condition which affects one in five children and one in twelve adults in the UK. Are you one of them? This book helps you: manage stress to reduce flare-ups; learn how to adapt your home environment; and choose beneficial foods and supplements.
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    ADZSE

    Caring for Your Toddler (Paperback)

    Kim Davies

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    Kim Davies's Caring for your Toddler will help you bring up a happy, healthy child by showing you everything you need to know about healthy eating, natural therapies, organic options, toilet training, early learning, avoiding additives and pollution, toys, traditional and alternative medical treatments. The book also contains over 180 practical colour photographs.

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    In this easy-to-follow book, Dr Keith Souter explains the various types and the many possible causes of back pain and offers practical and holistic advice to help you deal with it. With many years experience as a GP, medical acupuncturist and homoeopathic specialist he looks at lifestyle changes, dietary manipulation and supplements, as well as covering DIY complementary therapies that help one to deal with and reduce back pain. In 50 Things You Can Do Today To Manage Back Pain, you can find out 50 things you can do today including: choose beneficial foods and supplements; discover natural anti-inflammatory herbs and spices; develop strategies to reduce pain; try out exercises that help; and find helpful organisations and products.

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    ADZTY

    Energy Dowsing for Health (Paperback)

    Patrick MacManaway

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    Patrick MacManaway's Energy Dowsing for Health offers a practical introduction to an ancient art which uses simple tools such as pendulums, together with finely-tuned intuition, to provide guidance in daily life. It includes working with earth energies, geopathic stress, place memory, chi paths, dragons and auras. Step-by-step dowsing sequences include assessing food vitality and choosing vitamins, flower essences and other remedies to treat illness and improve health. How to use dowsing to reduce allergic response, find a suitable diet, and to heal yourself and others, all with practice exercises to sharpen your skills. This work also shows how to apply dowsing at home, in the workplace, in the garden, in the landscape and in your community. Beautifully designed and extensively illustrated with more than 180 photographs, this fascinating book explains the many different aspects of dowsing, from healing ourselves and others, to finding and re-patterning 'blocked' energy paths. It both complements and enhances other natural therapies and can even be used to diagnose and treat specific problems, such as allergies, deficiencies and spinal misalignments.

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    ADZWA
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    Mark Evans's Book of Step-by-Step Massage and Aromatherapy shows the power of massage, aromatherapy, shiatsu and reflexology for health and wellbeing. With over 200 colour photographs, it is a clear and comprehensive guide to the most popular touch therapies of massage, aromatherapy, shiatsu and reflexology. You can learn how to treat common ailments with Eastern and Western therapies, which stimulate and release healing energies. Massage is a source of relief and relaxation. The massage techniques included in this book aim to relieve tension through physical pressure on the muscles, as well as improve the nervous and circulatory system. Massage is often, but not always, combined with aromatherapy. You can learn about the benefits of aromatherapy as well as how to use perfumed oils that allow direct communication with the emotions and act therapeutically to help relieve physical problems such as stomach upsets, headaches and other common ailments.

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    ADZWC

    Total Body Massage (Paperback)

    Nitya Lacroix

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    This is the complete illustrated guide to expert head, face, body, legs and feet massage techniques. It is the ultimate expert step-by-step manual of massage techniques suitable for beginners to advanced levels. It includes routines both for self-massage and to enjoy with a friend or partner. It features specially devised step-by-step massage for people at all stages of life, from babies to the elderly. It also features over 800 specially-taken colour photographs designed to illustrate every technique in simple-to-follow detail. We all experience some degree of stress and anxiety in our day-to-day lives, and this book provides a wide range of treatments and techniques to soothe, tone and relax the body. Special routines for tackling specific problems are included, from headaches to indigestion, as well as a host of pampering treats. The book includes the latest techniques from East and West, including deep tissue massage, aromatherapy, shiatsu, reflexology and Indian head massage. 800 step-by-step photographs and illustrations make this book the ultimate guide to therapeutic body treatments, healing and pampering.

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