From supercharged recipes to discovering your own superpowers, we've chosen 10 books that will have a positive effect on your life and well-being. With a focus on mindfulness and mental health, these books will inspire and inform you as you aim to think more positively.
Dr Rupy Aujla's debut cookbook contains 100 mouth-watering recipes that have been specially designed to boost your health. The dishes are inspired by flavours from all around the world and are inspired by Rupy's 'plates over pills' mantra that helped him overhaul a heart condition.
Dr Sarah Brewer
Understand exactly what your body needs to stay healthy with this cookbook full of over 110 nutrient-rich recipes. It includes 10 simple adaptations that will change your diet for the better and tips from centenarians that can help you live a long and healthy life.
This high quality colouring book features stunning hand-drawn artwork from illustrator and papercutter, Jessica Palmer. Each design has a maritime theme with plenty of hidden treasures to spot and some even let you extend the design before getting your colouring pencils out!
In her follow-up to mental health memoir Mad Girl, Bryony Gordon invites you to join her as she trains to run all 26.2 miles of the London Marathon. Despite aching muscles and blistered feet, she rises to the challenge one step at a time - and even manages to get a member of the royal family to open up about his mental health during the process.
Elizabeth Day's How to Fail is a successful podcast that celebrates things going wrong - from nightmare dates to sporting failures and badly behaved babies to embarrassing families. This tie-in book shows how the way we respond to setbacks and failures is what defines us as individuals.
The Art of Not Giving a F**k author Sarah Knight advises you to start looking out for number one and keep on with your badass self in this assertive guide to living. She talks about how nobody gets everything right all day, every day and how letting yourself off the hook and bouncing back from career, financial, health and family setbacks can work wonders for your mindset and happiness.
Turn Monday into MonYay and discover your very own super power by looking up to the star! This personal and practical astrology book will help you decide on everything from what to have for dinner to planning your next holiday and deciding on the right time to quit your job.
This follow-up to Lagom: The Swedish Art of Balanced Living will help you add well-being rituals into your morning routine - whether that's yoga at sunrise, starting the day with a run or listening to birdsong in your back garden. It's packed with charming illustrations and how small changes can make big differences to your level of productivity and mental and physical health.
Sandy C. Newbigging's audio guided meditation programme will help you discover first-hand the serenity and success that comes from thinking less. Read by the author (described by OM Yoga as 'one of the best meditation readers around'), this audio CD features mediations that will help you let go of the constant chatter and disruption in your mind and find calmness, confidence and be more contented in your everyday life.
Following a troubling time and battles with mental health, journalist Marianne Power decided to live by the rules set out in a different self-help book for one month for an entire year. Help me is the witty, poignant and emotional story of the impact these tips and advice had on her life. Did she manage to embrace the Power of Now?
Which book has taught you the most valuable life lessons? And what is your most recommended read to others who are struggling?