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Health, Lifestyle & Well-being

  • QAHC
    DK
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    A bumper book including over 300 recipes that can be made in minutes, Cook Healthy & Quick is bursting with food that is full of flavour and nutrition.

    Among the delicious recipes on offer are gluten-free dishes, protein-packed family brunches, fast-to-prepare and low-on-sugar treats and green packed lunches. All of them are accompanied by step-by-step recipes and are presented in order of preparation time.

    Colour bands on each recipe page allow you to see the key nutritional benefits at a glance and there are also suggestions for variations that will allow you to introduce new ingredients and flavour combinations.

    Starters including soups, salads and sandwiches; mains including lean meat, fish and pasta; and a hand-picked selection of sides and desserts are all featured.
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    Joe Wicks
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    Also known as the Body Coach, Joe Wicks' previous book was a huge bestseller and switched many people onto his fitness mantra of eating more and exercising less.

    Now he returns with The Shape Plan, a book full of over 100 15-minute recipes that are as healthy as they are delicious. It also includes four new home workouts that will take your fitness up to the next level.

    Designed to build lean muscle and burn more fat, this is a brilliant book for those looking to live a better life.
  • O's Little Guides Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9781509852642
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    Inspired by O, the Oprah Magazine, the essays, anecdotes and true stories featured in these three books will inspire you and warm the cockles of your heart.

    Evocative from start to finish, O's Little Book of Love and Friendship features the best writing on those topics that has been featured in the magazine over the past 15 years. There's a frank, funny and freewheeling conversation between BFFs Oprah Winfrey and Gayle King, Amy Bloom tackling the tricky parts of love and Lisa Kogan's view on ghost-writing friends' dating profiles.

    O's Little Guide to Finding Your True Purpose features practical advice and true tales from the likes of Martha Beck and Patti Smith that will encourage you to find yourself; and O's Little Book of Happiness is bursting with positivity. There's Elizabeth Gilbert's ode to the triumph of asking for what you want, Neil de Grasse Tyson's take on our joyful participation in the universe and Jane Smiley's tribut to the animal who taught her about lasting fulfilment...
  • EVYT
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    Tidy house, tidy mind... keeping your home clean and free from clutter can help you relax. This book shows you how making tidying part of your daily routine is easy and entirely worthwhile.

    Coming in a handy, smaller format (so it doesn't add to any mess in your house), the book provides a tip a day for sorting out things and also includes motivational quotes from some of the world's most successful professional organisers.

    From properly folding your clothes to deciding on the best time to clean your bathroom, it helps you make tidying part of a day-to-day routine and will save you from getting stressed about unnecessary clutter. We'd recommend this for fans of the Marie Kondo books.
  • CWKK
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    Curls, Waves & Kinks provides you with all the care and wear secrets for loving your natural curls.

    A book that will help make bad hair days a thing of the past, it will also help you discover the perfect style, whatever the occasion. There's a hair care chapter at the start of the book that explains the products you should use, how you should colour it and what natural treatments you should be trying.

    It then goes on to explain how you should deal with dry ends and the ways in which you can avoid crunchy curls. It also reveals how you should wash your hair and how to look after afro locks.
  • SKLE
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    Liz Earle will show you how to nourish, polish and perfect your skin from the inside out - in just six weeks - in this practical and easy-to-follow book.

    The programme finds each week focusing on a different aspect of skincare, from detox and exfoliation to cleansing and healing and nourishing and balance to radiance and maintenance.

    The book will encourage you to incorporate new practices into your skincare routine including body brushing and meditation and also includes 80 tasty but easy recipes that will help your skin glow.
  • NYEO
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    Aroma has a potent, positive influence on the brain that can help enhance your health and well-being.

    This stunningly illustrated book shows you the properties and uses of 86 essential oils, ranging from basil to ylang-ylang. It provides you with step-by-step instructions for making feel-good, fragrant products for your body and home using techniques such as blending, massage and steam inhalation.

    Neal's Yard Remedies is a hugely popular brand that specialises in natural remedies and here they provide you with aromatherapy treatments for 30 common ailments.
  • NBLB
    Lucy Bee
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    Nature's perfect ingredient, coconut oil can be used in everything from cooking recipes to cost-effective beauty treatments. In this book, Lucy Bee provides 50 all-natural recipes for treatments to skin, hair and oral health.

    Using the likes of coconut oil, honey, fresh fruits, yoghurt, dead sea salts and essential oils, every recipe has easily sourced ingredients and will help solve your everyday beauty dilemmas.

    From a Coconut Oil and Tea Tree Spot Zapper to Cellulite-Busting Coffee Body Scrub, the book even covers first aid, travel essentials and treatments for mums and babies.
  • QTIY
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    'Please, no matter how we advance technologically, please don't abandon the book.' Patti Smith, 2010.

    Featuring quotes from the likes of William Shakespeare, Nelson Mandela and Ellen DeGeneres, 1,001 Quotations to Inspire You Before You Die is a book that you'll be fascinated by. It will be a very special gift for anyone you know who loves history and culture.

    Stretching from the ancient world right through to the present day, it's full of big ideas, witty observations and important musings. The quotes cover topics including art and literature, culture, philosophy, politics, psychology and religion.

    Beautifully designed, the quotations are all placed in historical context and there is detailed information regarding from where each one came.
  • YGGM
    Nicola Jane Hobbs
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    With no equipment needed, Yoga Gym is a book that will give you the training, nutrition and motivational skills needed to sculpt a strong body and build a strong mind.

    It contains a 28-day training plan that has been designed to help you get strong and supple, build strength, improve mobility and burn fat. Suitable for all abilities, the book has over 150 poses and exercises to choose from and will help you find a new way to work out.

    Perfect for men and women of all fitness levels, the effective workouts can be done anywhere and they blend traditional yoga poses with bodyweight strength training. There's also guidance on diet and yoga philosophy included.
  • FYAN
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    The Large Family - Jill Murphy's elephant stars of the classic picture book, Five Minutes' Peace - star in this treasury of your child's first year at nursery.

    A charming memory book, it has plenty of space to record all of your favourite moments from your child's first year and spaces for photographs and pictures.

    A beautiful book that will be treasured for a lifetime, it has a special pocket to store drawings, souvenirs and mementos from their first year.
  • HL2119
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    Pixiwoo is a phenomenally popular YouTube channel that educates women and men of all ages about make-up. Face is a book from the team that will show you how to achieve the perfect look.

    Fully illustrated with photos from Sam and Nic's tutorials, the book includes advice, techniques and top tips for your skin, brows, eyes, lashes and lips. There are recommendations of tools and the manual even tells you how to manage each style to suit your looks.

    Whether you're a beginner, an aspiring make-up artist or just want to try something new Face is the book for you.
  • AOFS
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    Have you ever stopped to think about just how special scarves are? From neckties to turbans and drapes, The Art of the Scarf is a celebration of this oh-so-fashionable accessory.

    Nearly everyone has a scarf tucked away in their wardrobe, but nowhere near as many are completely sure of how to wear them with style. This book shows you how to adapt your scarf in so many different ways. From bold bows to more subtle knots, there is a way to make the most of every scarf.

    With art deco-style black-and-white illustrations to show you how to achieve the right look, this quirky little book explains the best ways to wear scarves with tailored jackets, on nights out or even with a swimming costume.
  • HGTC
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    When things go wrong with your gut, it not only affects you physically but also mentally. This accessible cookbook provides 150 stage-by-stage healing recipes that will improve your digestive health.

    Starting by helping you understand the concept of gut health, the book reveals the 'Five R's of Gut Healing' (Remove, Replace, Reinoculate, Repair and Rebalance) and then explains the pillars of the diet before providing a stage-by-stage eating plan that will help progressively restore gut health.

    The recipes will help treat problems like leaky gut syndrome and show that healing the digestive system doesn't have to be bland and boring. The book also offers clear advice on what to expect from the diet and tips for keeping it up in the future.
  • HMBT
    Juliette Goggin
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    Cosmetic experts Juliette Goggin and Abi Righton show how, using only natural ingredients, you can make skincare and haircare products easily at home.

    Truly inspirational, the products can be made using just a few basic materials and some kitchen equipment. The first part of the book looks at the things you will need to make the cosmetic projects; while the second includes 37 recipes for the face, body and hair, plus suggestions for adaptations.

    Including step-by-step instructions for home-made face and body scrubs, cleansers, toners, hand creams, body butters and bath bombs, the projects cater for all skin and hair types. It even includes ideas on how you can package them.
  • HTMS
    Sally Hornsey
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    Using traditional methods that incorporate both moisturising oils and butters, How to Make Your Own Soap presents readers with a wealth of soap recipes - in traditional bars, liquid or cream form.

    Including step-by-step instructions, stunning photographs and even packaging ideas for gifting your new creations to friends and family, the book teaches how to make soaps from scratch using natural products rather than purchasing commercial alternatives.

    A creative and health-promoting hobby, soap making is a hot new trend amongst hobbyists that shows no signs of slowing.
  • HTUC
    Liat Hughes Joshi
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    Are you fed up of seeing your children with their eyes glued to a screen? How to Unplug Your Child provides 101 fun ways that you can convince your kids to turn off their gadgets and enjoy doing things in real life.

    Split into bite-sized chapters, from fun indoors to activities on the go and cooking to science and nature, the book has ideas for all ages - from preschoolers through to screen-obsessed teens.

    A brilliant way to give children different ideas for things to do at school, at the weekend and over holidays.
  • MRJP
    Jo Pavey
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    An Olympian who won the 10,000m at the European Championships (her first ever Gold!) in 2014 at the age of 40, Jo Pavey has quite the story to tell...

    On 10 May, 2015, Jo achieved the seemingly impossible by winning the 10,000m just eight months after giving birth and in 'a running vest older than most of the girls I was competing against'. In this inspiring autobiography, the athlete dubbed 'Supermum' reveals how she has managed to combine parental responsibilities and an elite sporting career with such success.

    From pushing a buggy on training runs to leaving the kids to build sandcastles in the long jump pit while she hits the track, there are so many situations that will feel familiar to any career parents who try to balance work and life. A positive and uplifting read, this is the story of a mum that runs and a runner that mums.
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    Sian Williams
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    You will recognise Sian Williams from her years of working as a journalist for the BBC, ITN and Channel 5. She's also a trained trauma assessor and in Rise, she provides a poignant and inspirational account of how people survive and can even thrive after suffering terrible experiences.

    Looking at just what it is that makes some people get back up when the most difficult and challenging life events knock them down, Sian examines whether some people are more resilient than others and if so, what lessons we can learn from them. She explores the science of resilience and growth after trauma and recounts first-hand accounts from those who have merged from horrific experiences with new perspectives.

    Written with candid and refreshing honesty, Sian also documents her own experiences from when she was diagnosed with breast cancer. This story is used to drive the narrative forward and help inspire others who have suffered through physical or mental ill health, loss of a loved one, abuse or post-traumatic stress.
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    Muir Gray
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    By keeping your brain ticking and staying fit, and with some good fortune, you can live a fulfilling and active life well into your 90s. Sod Seventy! The Guide to Living Well can help you along the way..

    Part-exercise book, part-manifesto for healthier and happier living, the book reveals how to shake off stereotypes, feel empowered and live life to the full as you enter pensionable age. It covers everything from the art of body maintenance to the importance of choosing the right healthcare.

    Written by doctor and health advisor Muir Gray, who is in his 70s and certainly practises what he preaches, the book is completely accessible and practical for anyone in this age range. It also features funny illustrations from David Mostyn, a cartoonist from the Beano.
  • TRYN
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    Packed with advice on nail care, polishes, tools and techniques, this DK book will show you how to make amazing nail art.

    The book explains all the tools and techniques that you need to master the skill and also has plenty of step-by-step tutorials to follow. The simple designs range from the basics of glitter hearts and art deco stylings to more advanced safari and beach wave themes.

    The book even shows you how to make your nails stand out with impressive 3D effects!
  • RUNF
    Sam Murphy
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    Please note the offer advertised on page 36 in our latest catalogue where you can buy This Mum Runs and Run for Life for just #7 will be available from Tuesday 9 August.

    Backed up by the latest scientific research, Run for Life will guide any woman on her running journey. Helping you stay motivated and keeping your training programme balanced, realistic, challenging and enjoyable, it's a must for any woman looking to get in shape.

    From perfecting your running technique to choosing the right footwear and tips on how you can fit runs into a busy routine, the book also offers advice on choosing a first race and the best activities to complement and improve your running.

    Described as 'an inspiring read' by the Daily Telegraph, the book is full of practical and nutritional advice and is suitable for all ages.

    Please note this book was previously published under the title Real Women Run
  • IWBC
    Harriet Griffey
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    Taking the motto 'Small steps, big changes' as its mantra, following I Want to Be Calm's advice can help you escape the stress of day-to-day life and help keep you from feeling overwhelmed or anxious.

    It provides innovative and practical solutions that cover the connection between body and mind and also showcases breathing techniques and meditation techniques that can be used to help you integrate a degree of calm into your personal and professional relationships.

    A perfect book for anyone who wants to de-stress, refocus and achieve more with less effort.
  • Anti-Stress Puzzles Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9781782437253
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    • Just £2.00 per book
    This three-book collection of puzzles is perfect for when you want to switch off, unwind and refocus your mindset.

    There are 90 activities in each of these travel-sized books. The crosswords will test both your general knowledge and word power; the word searches are fun yet tricky and provide your brain with a gentle workout as you try to find the words that are hidden in any direction; and the codeword puzzles offer a numerical twist on the traditional crossword. No prior general knowledge is needed and they increase in difficulty as you progress.

    Great for taking on journeys or when you just want to relax in the evening after a hard day's work.