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Health, Lifestyle & Well-being Books

  • TLSS
    Louise Young
    • £6.99
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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.
  • TQGG
    Capt. Peabody Fawcett
    • £7.99
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    If you know a gentleman who takes great pride in their appearance and wants to scrub up in even better shape, they'll love the hints and tips included in this quintessential guide.

    Showing chaps how they can look their best every day of the year, this book draws from Captain Fawcett's far-flung travels, culturally rich experiences and extensive historical research and even has advice from barbers, style aficionados and master craftsmen of essential grooming items.

    Centuries-old techniques are showcased with step-by-step instructions and there are also illustrations, photographs, witty observations and literary quotations to pore over.
  • AGEB
    Boris Entrup
    • £4.99
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    Ageless Beauty is a book that explains how you're never too old to learn new tricks. It will encourage you to try out a whole new style, whatever your age.

    It provides tips on working with the changes in your skin and reveals how to celebrate your features with an inspiring collection of glamorous, elegant and downright fabulous looks.

    From minimalist look to a bold rock-star chic style, there's something for everyone. With this book, you can learn how to pamper your body, style your hair and boost your confidence.
  • KNES
    Jaime Thurston
    • £3.99
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    We could all do with a little more kindness in our lives and this beautifully illustrated gift book finds Jaime Thurston (the founder of charity 52 Lives) explaining how much of a big difference a small act of kindness can make.

    It uses the voices of those who the charity has helped to offer 52 simple actions that anyone can do to spread kindness and positivity. It explains how being kind can also have a huge effect on your own happiness as well as those who you help.

    Inspiring people to live a more connected and fulfilling life, this book is also packed with inspirational quotes and plenty of personal stories to inspire you. Among the suggestions it makes are: Be a Seat Vigilante
    Be Kind to Unkind People
    Lend Your Ear
  • CONU
    Laura Agar Wilson
    • £3.99
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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!).
  • HKGU
    Robert Winston
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    Professor, scientist, TV presenter and bestselling author Robert Winston provides a guide to growing up that will help you help your tweens tackle their route through puberty.

    From the menstrual cycle to sexting and cyber-bullying, this visual guide to adolescence is full of straightforward and unpatronising advice. It tackles key topics including sexuality and body image and offers advice on internet safety.

    The stunning graphics and illustrations help make these tricky topics far more accessible. This is a quick-reference guide that belongs on every family's bookshelf as children grow up...
  • LAGO
    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.
  • ANEX
    Hollis Lance Liebman
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    This book provides step-by-step instructions for how to perform over 75 different exercises if you are over 50 and are looking to keep fit.

    A detailed guide to attaining optimum physical fitness, the first group of exercises focus on flexibility, while the next ones will help you improve your endurance. There are also exercises that target range of motion, posture and alignment, core strengthening for injury prevention and toning.

    This book will help you keep fit - and stay fit. It's a handy guide for anyone over 50 who is looking to live a healthier life.
  • EYBT
    Rosanna Davison
    • £7.00
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    'Eat Yourself Beautiful was born from the hundreds of beauty and fitness questions I've been asked over the past 12 years ...What are the best products for a flawless complexion? How can I make my hair shiny and strong? How can I lose weight without feeling hungry? My answer is simple: your diet is the best beauty secret you possess.' In Eat Yourself Beautiful, international model and nutritional therapist Rosanna Davison shares her recipes to help you look and feel amazing. Simplifying the inner workings of the human body, she explains how we really are what we eat when it comes to making the most of our looks. Excess weight, puffiness around the eyes, spots, dry skin and hair, brittle nails, poor sleep, low energy, even wrinkles and fine lines can ALL be remedied by moving towards a more nourishing and healthy way of eating. So what are you waiting for? Get started with Rosanna's Eat Yourself Beautiful programme, a one-week sample diet to take you from zero to radiant in seven days. Discover the delicious, nourishing recipes that will help you achieve the body, skin, hair and glow you've always dreamed of.
  • MDCK
    Dale Pinnock
    • £5.99
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    Dale Pinnock, also known as the Medicinal Chef, will help you understand everything you need to know about healthy eating in this beautiful cookbook that makes use of recipes from 'nature's edible pharmacy'.

    Fully revised and updated and presented in full colour, it contains delicious recipes that target many of today's common chronic complaints including digestive problems, skin disorders, heart and circulation conditions and issues that concern the immune and nervous system.
  • FADF
    • £3.99
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    This must-have book will help you look after your little people. It covers everything from first-aid essentials to life-saving procedures and explains how to cope with life's little (and big) emergencies.

    With user-friendly, step-by-step instructions, it tells you how to treat over 100 medical conditions and injuries that affect babies and young children, ranging from minor cuts and burns to meningitis and asthma attacks.

    Many of the procedures are complemented by illustrated photographs that will help you understand what you will need to do in the event of any emergency. The solutions are also colour-coded for quick reference.
  • FFBY
    Alex Brennan
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    Model Alex Brennan shows you how to make your own bath, body and haircare products and achieve a healthy glow in this essential beauty book.

    When Alex realised that conventional, chemical-laden hair treatments were contributing to her sudden hair loss, she decided to do something about it and started cooking up natural recipes for shampoo and conditioner in her kitchen. She started using these products and her hair soon grew back.

    The book is divided into three main sections: Bath & Body, Hands, and Haircare and all of the ingredients can be found at your local supermarket or health-food store. With easy-to-follow tips, you'll soon be making your own soaps, body washes, hand lotions, natural deodorants, hair-washing and styling products. There are also suggestions for dental care, foot scrubs, bubble baths and advice to help you make younger and more mature skin.
  • FMRE
    Sam Woodworth
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    A staple of the home gym, foam rollers are a trusted tool that will help you avoid injury and can help you to aid recovery. This book shows you how to make the most of the tool by showcasing restorative exercises that help build core strength and stretch your muscles.

    There are over 60 roller stretches featured in the book and they will address problems such as too much time sitting, relieving stress and managing your pain. It has 20 unique programs that will suit your lifestyle and even includes pre- and post-workout exercises.

    There is step-by-step photography for every exercise and by following the tips in here, your body is sure to reap the benefits.
  • MGTM
    • £3.99
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    This book does exactly what its title indicates - it provides you with 100 small ways of managing your oh-so valuable time. Presented in a handy compact format, it's bursting with tips and advice to help you control your day.

    Explaining how to do things smarter and quicker, it tells you how to handle various important issues and even when you should do things right away and when you should leave a little while before tackling them.

    Written in a more accessible style than many other self-help manuals, this little book will inspire you, motivate you and equip you for whatever lies ahead.
  • HL2121
    Hinkler Books PTY Ltd
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    Back and neck pain are two of the most common health problems and this book shows you how to decrease your susceptibility to these kind of aches.

    With diagrams, exercises and descriptions of muscles, this book will help you take the first steps to having a better back by showing you how your spine works and what muscles and ligaments affect it.

    By following the tips and advice in this book, you can improve the health of your back without any need for physiotherapy.
  • CKJW
    Joe Wicks
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    In his latest cookbook, The Body Coach Joe Wicks presents over 100 tasty recipes that will help you balance a healthy diet with cooking for a crowd.

    From easy favourites to sensational crowd-pleasers, every single recipe is big on flavour and packed with hero ingredients. Among Joe's favourites are roast chicken with celeriac mash and bacon greens, BBQ ribs with dirty corn and Tandoori chicken thighs with chapattis.

    Entirely dedicated to food (although Joe does make sure he mentions how important exercise is), the nutritious recipes are presented in full-colour photographs and are ideal for sharing.
  • Creating Success Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9780749470951
    TGYL
    • £3.99
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    • Just £1.33 per book
    Written by experts and rooted in psychology, the three books in the Take Charge of Your Life collection will help you pick up a number of important and valuable life skills. They will assist you in reaching your goals and fulfilling your potential.
    How to Deal with Stress will help you understand the psychological causes of stress and the resulting physical effects, enabling you to improve and enhance your well-being; while How to Organize Yourself has tips on how to focus on things that provide results, overcome distractions and shows how you can avoid information overload.
    A great way of reducing stress and fatigue, this collection also includes Develop Your Assertiveness, a book that will help you become more aware of your own strengths and weaknesses.
  • WNTD
    Marcus Weeks
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    Covering from whether you should treat yourself to that takeaway tonight to the great mysteries of human existence, Marcus Weeks' What Would Nietzche Do? is a guide to life that also provides a fantastic introduction to philosophy.

    Weeks looks at what the likes of Schopenhauer, Heraclitus and Foucault had to say about topics including relationships, identity, art and politics and provides an illuminating commentary on all of their answers.

    This is a brilliant book if you're seeking answers from the experts about modern life's big questions including 'How do you fix a broken heart?', 'How do you find a lost phone?' and 'Is Shakespeare really better than the Simpsons?'.
  • NRDC
    Dr. Bertil Marklund
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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.
  • SXTY
    Muir Gray
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    Your 60s are often seen as the 'turning point' decade. They can be used to take stock and make simple lifestyle and attitude changes that can have a hugely positive impact later on.

    Sod Sixty! is a fun and friendly guide to help you navigate your way through this important decade. It has a very personal approach and will show you how to get fitter, eat healthier and juggle looking after yourself with the responsibilities of family, friends and work.

    It is packed with achievable, practical and realistic strategies to help you improve your health and well-being.
  • PBIM
    Alycea Ungaro
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    Written by Pilates pioneer Alycea Ungaro - the woman who brought the first mat Pilates classes to New York nearly 20 years ago - this book can help you streamline your body and focus your mind.

    It includes tailored programmes for beginner, intermediate and advanced level and has 50 exercises that are demonstrated with clear photographs and annotated with expert advice.

    If you're looking for some enjoyable exercise that will put you at ease, this book can help you improve posture, muscle tone, balance and joint mobility.
  • 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.
  • WFRD
    Sarah Tomley
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    Sarah Tomley's What Would Freud Do? provides enlightening commentary on the world's greatest psychologists' answers to some of life's most important questions.

    Tomley reveals what Wilfred Bion would say about your horrible boss's behaviour, how Carl Jung would feel about your midlife crisis and even how Eric Berne would respond to the immortal question 'Does my bum look big in this?'

    From the deep and meaningful to the shallow and meaningless, this book will help you answer everything from 'What am I like?' to 'Why can't I find Mr. or Mrs Right?'
  • POTH
    Kim Walker
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    Full of healing herbal remedies, The Handmade Apothecary is the book for anyone who wants to learn how to grow herbs and discover their medicinal properties.

    Providing a natural alternative to shop-bought drugs, the recipes in this book can help you improve immunity and benefit general health. Vicky Chown and Kim Walker, the authors of this book, combine the traditional uses of herbs with modern scientific understanding to show you how to use them to improve your general well-being.

    With advice on what each herb can be used for (e.g. roses help grieving and anxiety; elderflower cordial can bring down a temperature), this book is full of guidance, tips and tried-and-tested recipes.