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    RUNN

    Running Made Easy (Paperback)

    Susie Whalley

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    A new edition of the 'runaway' bestseller, Running Made Easy is a friendly and inspiring fitness and nutrition advice guide, full of real-life running stories, that is a must-have book for aspiring runners and running enthusiasts.

    Taking things right back to basics with beginner running and fitness plans, fill-in charts and diary sections, the book even provides jargon-free advice and lessons on everything you need to learn to fall in love with running.

    Packed with step-by-step instructional photographs, warm-up and cool-down techniques, goal-setting advice, motivational stories and more, the book - whether your planning a marathon or a jog around the block - is sure to make you feel empowered, motivated and ready to succeed.
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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, B.K.S. Iyengar lived to the ripe age of 95 years old, remaining a picture of health throughout. As a leading authority on hatha yoga and respected worldwide for his technical accuracy, B.K.S. Iyengar's Yoga: The Path to Holistic Health makes yoga accessible to everyone, providing proof of the benefits of holistic practices.

    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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    TSFF

    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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    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 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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    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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    ABNYV

    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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    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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    ABAHN
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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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    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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    AEDUI
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    Did you know that up to one in five people in the UK suffer from hay fever? Are you one of them? In this easy-to-follow book, Wendy Green explains how genetic, dietary, psychological and environmental factors can contribute to hay fever and offers practical advice and a holistic approach to help you deal with your symptoms, including simple dietary and lifestyle changes and DIY complementary therapies. You can find out 50 things you can do today to help you cope with hay fever including: identify your allergens; adopt preventative strategies; choose beneficial foods and supplements; manage stress and relax to reduce the number and severity of attacks; and find helpful organisations and products.
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    AARSR

    How to Meditate (Paperback)

    Doriel Hall

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    This is the perfect practical guide to inner wisdom - both for those with some experience of meditation and those who are just starting out on the spiritual path, filled with simple but inspiring ideas for meditation that can be readily adapted to personal needs. It reveals techniques to help you live in the moment, love your life, and open yourself up freely to the people around you. It explains concepts such as visualization in a clear yet creative way. Beautifully photographed step-by-step sequences include breathing practices and specially devised exercises for preparing the mind and body. This volume provides a lively, accessible overview of meditative practices used the world over. Many classic meditative ideas are explained, from the energy centres known as chakras to the power of chanting. The book challenges you to explore why you want to meditate and explains how it enhances wellbeing. Using familiar techniques such as yogic stretching and controlled breathing, discover how to prepare yourself physically and mentally. Clearly written and illustrated with evocative photographs, this is the perfect title to draw in those with even the slightest passing interest. Equally, it will give anyone with existing knowledge of this subject some fascinating new insights.
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    ADRKC
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    This title deals with identification and analysis of the visual vocabulary that formulates our thoughts and dictates our reactions to the world around us. It is a fascinating guide to hundreds of symbols, signs and ideographs, illustrated with photographs, artworks, diagrams and drawings, and presented with authoritative text, commentary and definitions. Lavish illustration shows how signs and symbols have been interpreted and represented through thousands of years of art, myth and religion: from the Babylonians to the Egyptians; Leonardo da Vinci to Michaelangelo; from the Knights Templar to Freud and Jung, and from Aleister Crowley to the code-breakers of World War II. Accessible text explains, decodes and categorizes the signs and provides an indispensable reference. It contains a directory of over 1000 symbols, in addition to hundreds of images featuring these primal metaphors. Symbols can be as graphic as a cross, square or circle, or they can be conceptual representations of themes such as the soul, resurrection, love or desire. The meaning of these signs and symbols is complex and diverse, and depends on many variables. Over 1600 symbols and signs are covered in this comprehensive volume, analysing the definitions and interpretations that have been made across the boundaries of time, culture and tradition. Lavishly illustrated, this book contains a vast source of images and an erudite and informative text that will inform any scholar, dream-reader, magician, psychological historian, astrologer or pyschotherapist.
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    ADZTX

    Dream Power and Shaman Energy (Paperback)

    Laura J. Watts

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    Using the insights of dreams, shamanic ritual and mandalas for personal transformation, this title shows you how to: tune in to life-enriching spiritual vibrations; journey to other worlds, achieve trance states, and learn healing rituals with Shamanism; decipher dreams, symbols and signs to deepen self-knowledge and to help make the most of opportunities in your life; and, meditate with Mandalas to discover inner wisdom and peace. It features specially commissioned artworks and beautiful photography. Laura J Watts's Dream Power and Shaman Energy provides a fascinating guide for the modern shaman in search of their own place in the universe. You can discover how to journey to other worlds using the beat of a drum. You can learn how to visualize a sacred space for quiet meditation and meet a power animal - your personal spirit ally. You can find out how rituals and tools can enhance your shamanic experiences. This volume is a beautifully illustrated passport to this enchanting world. Clear and practical tips introduce you to the art of dream interpretation, and a dream dictionary will help you to unravel your unconscious. You can learn how to prepare to dream, to share your dreams with others, and even how to enter them and change their outcome.