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Health, Lifestyle & Well-being Books

  • FCLM
    Fearne Cotton
    • £5.99
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    Fearne Cotton shows you how to find the simple things in life that are good for your mindset and mental health in Calm.

    With so many distractions in today's fully wired and all-encompassing world, more people than ever are yearning for peace and quiet. So many of us just need an escape from negative press stories, work pressures and family issues.

    The simple things that Fearne highlights will help inch you away from the stresses of everyday life and there are also activities to complete that will settle any of your worries. It features her very own illustrations.
  • GFGH
    Harry Judd
    • £6.99
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    McFly and McBusted drummer (and former Strictly champion) Harry Judd reveals how keeping fit can be beneficial to your mental health in this inspiring read. It's part a memoir where he looks back at the lessons he's learned during his career and part a fitness plan that will help you feel more positive.

    Harry explains how despite all his successes, including 19 hit singles, he has been prone to anxiety and other mental health issues and this book has been designed to inspire people (especially men) to find the help they need - be it through exercise or in another way. He explains all the health-boosting benefits of exercise and dance and shows how these can improve your mood.

    Suitable for all ages and all genders and ideal for the family to work through together, there's something for everyone in the exercises in this book and none of the solutions require expensive kits. Harry's approach to better mental health is fast, fun and free. The fitness solutions have all been thoroughly researched and are designed to transform the way you feel.
  • The Nordic Guide to Living 10 Years Longer - Hardback - 9780349415406 - Dr. Bertil Marklund
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    Dr. Bertil Marklund
    • £3.99
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    You've lived the hygge way, now take some inspiration from Sweden and find out about lagom - a well-balanced approach to living a healthier and happier life.

    Written by Dr Bertil Marklung, a doctor and researcher at Gothenburg University, this essential book makes the most of contemporary research to provide you with pragmatic and realistic advice that will make a difference to your future.

    Debunking many myths (it turns out coffee is good for your health, after all!), the compact guide explains how the things we have been told are bad for us can sometimes be quite the opposite.
  • HL2117
    • £4.99
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    YouTube sensations The Lean Machines have helped thousands of people get strong with their personal development training and this fully illustrated guide has everything you need to be happy and healthy.

    With sensible and accessible advice, you will be able to get lean and strong in next to no time by following the tips and advice in this book. They will show you how to eat well, move better and feel awesome.

    There are nutritious recipes, simple workouts, toning tips and mindfulness techniques to learn and embrace as you become the best version of yourself.
  • PAUS
    Danielle Marchant
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    In today's always switched-on world, it's easy to forget how beneficial a break away from everything can be to your health and mindset. Danielle Marchant's book is one that will help you press pause before life does it for you...

    With today's technology, we are never able to fully leave the office and fear of missing out means we're always rushing from one thing to the next. Pause is a book that encourages you to put yourself and your feelings first. It will help you learn to say no and embrace doing the things that make you feel good.

    It's packed with exercises that will ground you, help you breathe deeper and settle many worries and anxieties. By following these tips, you will be able to experience all the joys, pains and twists and turns of life the way they were intended.
  • THLO
    Dominic Bliss
    • £4.99
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    Get fit for 2018 with this guide to tackling your first triathlon. It covers all three elements - swimming, cycling and running - of the sport and explains why this event captures the imagination of so many people.

    Beginning with the basics, author Dominic Bliss looks over the history of the sport and discusses what it takes to compete in a race. He then talks about training, offering plans that will help you improve your time and advice on diets, swimming techniques and staying aerodynamic on a bike.

    After this, he looks at the equipment you'll need and then talks about the day of the race - all the way from pre-race nutrition to post-race warm-down and recovery.
  • RFYL
    William Pullen
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    Written by William Pullen, the founder of Dynamic Running Therapy, Run for Your Life: Mindful Running for a Happy Life brings together the joys of running and mindfulness and shows how this combination can lead to a happier, healthier life.

    This book shows how the 'runner's high' that so many experience can be used as a force of incredible energy. Whether you are looking for strategies to cope with anxiety, anger or change or have a huge decision playing on your mind, there's a mindfulness exercise that is especially designed to be implemented while on a run or walk.

    This provides a truly holistic approach to living and carrying out exercise.
  • UFGR
    Gordon Ramsay
    • £8.99
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    Gordon Ramsay is one of the world's most recognisable chefs and also a hugely talented athlete. In this book, he explains how eating well can lead to optimum health and fitness.

    This book is divided into different sections; each one offering ideas for breakfast, lunch, supper, sides and snacks and they all have different health-boosting benefits.

    There is a Healthy section packed with nourishing recipes that will enhance your well-being; a Lean section to encourage healthy weight loss; and a Fit section packed with pre- and post-workout dishes that will build your strength.
  • FMIM
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    Taking a break for just five minutes can have a hugely positive impact on your mental health.

    This self-help journal includes a selection of quotes, illustrations, exercises and prompts that can help you find mindfulness. It will encourage you to change your routine and encourages you to sit back and contemplate ways of making a positive impact.

    Writing things down has been shown to help people achieve dreams and goals and give extra focus to all that matters. This journal helps you prioritise all the things you are going to do and then track the impact they have on your mindset.
  • HL2109
    Parragon Books
    • £2.99
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    Diet Doodle Diary contains weight loss tips and humorous illustrations, as well as plenty of blank spaces for you to record your thoughts, doodle your inspirations and goals, and log exercise and food. With a removable jacket and a really cute cover with no title, no one has to know what you're writing about!
  • HHKI
    Kayla Itsines
    • £7.99
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    Kayla Itsines has been named the world's number one fitness influencer by Forbes and in this motivational book she shows you how to pick up all the good habits that can make you fitter, healthier and stronger.

    After discovering the things that put people off exercise and getting fit, Kayla now talks about how you can overcome those obstacles, set goals and stick to a long-term plan for better health.

    There are checklists and templates, a 28-day meal plan and 200 simple and delicious recipes, shopping lists and even a pull-out poster.
  • TRTY
    Nicola Jane Hobbs
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    Yoga expert Nicola Jane Hobbs has put together a visual 21-day plan of poses that will help you feel more alive and ease any anxieties.

    This step-by-step guide helps you become the person you want to be and is sure to improve your happiness and confidence. Based on how she overcame her own mental health experiences, this book combines simple yoga exercises with practical ways to relieve stress and anxiety.

    She explores the struggles and stresses that are most common in modern society and explains how to develop a loving relationship with your body, step by step. Whether you're an experienced Yogi or complete novice, she provides daily inspiration, mindset exercises, meditations, and yoga routines to guide you every step of the way.
  • NYHH
    • £9.99
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    The experts at Neal's Yard will show you how to make herbal concoctions, aromatic oil blends, cleansers, balms, face masks and body scrubs in the comfort of your own kitchen with this incredible hardback.

    All extremely beneficial for your health, this book not only shows you what the various herbs and oils will treat but also how you can harvest and grow them and combine them to make a remedy. It even offers advice on the correct dosage to apply.

    There are step-by-step, photographic demonstrations to help you on the way to making the remedies. They can be used to treat up to 40 common complaints.
  • HMTT
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    Helen McGinn, the author of The Knackered Mother's Wine Club, provides just the right tonic (so to speak) if you're planning on cutting down on the booze.

    Helen unveils a selection of recipes for mocktails, infusions and cordials, as well as offering her opinions on non-alcoholic wines, beers and spirits.

    This is a book you'll be constantly reaching for while you go through your booze-free spell.
  • Colour Yourself Calm - Hardback - 9781849495141 - Tiddy Rowan
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    Tiddy Rowan
    • £2.50
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    Colour Yourself Calm is an adult colouring book that takes its inspiration from mandalas, an ancient form of meditative art.

    The symmetrical images are designed so that eyes are drawn towards the centre and this book has 30 colour mandalas with black-and-white drawings for colouring in, all accompanied by inspirational quotes.

    This adult colouring book provides you with an easy way to relax the mind, body and spirit.
  • FDHH
    Oprah Winfrey
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    Oprah Winfrey showcases some of her favourite meals with recipes that are good for your weight and mindset in Food, Health and Happiness.

    With recipes from chefs including Rosie Daley, Art Smith and Sonny Sweetman, this cookbook is bursting with simple, unfussy pleasures including unfried chicken and turkey chilli. There are also tantalising dishes including Chilean sea bass with lemon fennel chutney.

    With easy-to-follow recipes and mouth-watering photography, this book celebrates Oprah's favourite foods - and these meals will quickly become your favourites, too.

    As an added bonus, Weight Watchers SmartPoints are included with each recipe to help you monitor and manage your eating habits.
  • The Little Book of Lykke - Hardback - 9780241302019 - Meik Wiking
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    Meik Wiking
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    Meik Weiking, CEO of the Happiness Research Institute and the author of The Little Book of Hygge, wants to introduce you to lykke (pronounced 'luu-kah) - a Danish term that translates as happiness.

    Denmark is often regarded as one of the world's happiest countries and it's easy to see why: they have equal parental leave for men and women, free higher education and even burn more candles per household than anywhere else in the world.

    Meik explains how we can learn so much from the Danes' way of life but also talks about how about how the keys to happiness are buried all around the world. From how we spend our time to the way we chat with neighbours and even cook dinner, he reveals how every little thing has an impact on our happiness - and how we can learn from the world's happiest nations.
  • Lagom - Hardback - 9781856753746 - Linnea Dunne
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    Linnea Dunne
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    Like the Danish term hygge, the Swedish lagom has no equivalent in the English language but can be loosely translated as 'not too little, not too much, just right'. This book shows you how to love the lagom way of life.

    Sweden is one of the happiest nations on Earth and it's widely believed it comes from the Viking term 'laget om', which was said when mugs of mead were passed around in a circle so everyone just had a sip. A liberating concept that praises the idea that anything more than 'just enough' is a waste of time, lagom is also inspired by the core belief of responsibility and common good.

    By following the lagom way of life, you can live happier, reduce your environmental impact, improve your work-life balance and free your home from clutter. It also encourages you to enjoy good food the Swedish way and cherish your loved ones.
  • TLSS
    Louise Young
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    Whether you have a photo shoot, a fancy dress party or just want to recreate some of the defining poses of the past 100 years, this is the beauty bible for you.

    It provides step-by-step instructions for recreating every look from the dark and smouldering eyes of a jazz-age flapper to the electro icons of the 1980s. Focusing on make-up and hair, it's fully illustrated with step-by-step photography and is entirely practical.

    This book is full of inspiring photographs and the instructions have been written by Louise Young, a renowned film, TV and fashion make-up artist and Loulia Sheppard, a film industry hair stylist.
  • REFL
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    This contemporary introduction to the ancient practice of reflexology is perfect for anyone who wants to learn about the non-invasive nature of holistic healing.

    Reflexology brings the body into a state of deep relaxation where healing can take place. By applying pressure with your thumbs and fingers to specific parts of the feet, you will be able to bring relief to the corresponding part of the body.

    This book will help you understand where to find the reflex point on your foot and where this relates to on your body, as well as showing you how to apply the correct pressure technique. The double-page spreads make make it easier to find reflex points. BY following these tips, you can relieve pain, alleviate stress, reduce anxiety, prevent ailments and improve vitality.
  • SUGD
    Anna Cavelius
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    If you're looking to live a healthier life in 2017, then this is the book for you as it will show you how to cut down on sugar in three simple steps.

    Explaining how excessive consumption of sugar can lead to diseases including type-2 diabetes, depression and neurodegenerative conditions, this book reveals how you can identity hidden sugars and reduce your consumption by:
    1) Getting informed about the dangers of sugar and monitoring your intake.
    2) Reducing your intake and embracing alternative sugars with 35 delicious recipes.
    3) Staying on track with your new diet and maintaining a consistent sugar level with the inclusion of a regular exercise programme.

    A brilliant book for anyone who wants to cut down on sugar but not miss out on the taste of sweet treats.
  • WUGY
    Department Store For The Mind
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    Artists, designers, writers, psychologists and speakers explain how everyday activities can be good for you and spark moments of inspiration in this fascinating book.

    It reveals how seemingly mundane jobs like cleaning, cooking and washing up can positively impact on our bodies, minds and relationships. There are cases of families bonding over the washing up and explanations of how chores can help make playful households.

    Based on ancient wisdom, this is a brilliant book for anyone who dreads their daily doings and wants to make them more creative and liberating. Of course, it also explains how making a cup of tea can be a truly wondrous ritual.
  • 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.
  • CONU
    Laura Agar Wilson
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    Coconut oil is a genuine super oil and this unique book explores its various health-giving uses. A fully comprehensive guide to coconut oil and its benefits, it will appeal to existing devotees, new users and anyone interested in living a healthier life.

    Coconut oil can be used in everything from smoothies to face masks and cleaning products to health remedies. This book is full of tips, advice and easy-to-follow instructions for using the oil and you'll be delighted by the results. You can use it for everything from removing stains to sorting out a sore throat!

    Packed with stunning photos, this is an inspiring and comprehensive book that will show you how to use coconut oil in beauty, health, home and cooking (where it's a replacement for butter!).