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The Be Book
BY MYNOO MARYEL
This autobiographical guidebook will in- spire you to recognise and listen to your inner voice, and to bring real ful lment into your own life and into your rela- tionships. It shows how to be your own guide and become the cause you are meant to be. Simple guided exercises and tools provided make exploration and implementation of the ‘be lifestyle’ an on-going joyful adventure.
(Panoma Press) £15.99
BY MOHAMMED HAROON
This thought-provoking book in- vites you to change your mind-set from limiting to self-empower- ment, encouraging you to recognise your true inner higher self and become the very best you are meant to be. It suggests learning to ask the right questions aligns you with the unlimited potential contained within the universe and steers you towards success.
(Clink Street Publishing) £8.99
A deeply savoury concentrated paste that’s fermented with soya sauce and koji. It can be added to noodle dishes, soups and stews, or used for marinades or as a dipping sauce. Available in two avours: with chilli or with ginger. Yum! £4.40 from Whole Foods and Planet Organic
BY ANODEA JUDITH
An excellent introduction to the chakras and how they impact on our lives and overall physical, emotional and mental wellbeing. The book shows us why and how to repair chakra imbalances with simple exercises to keep the energy life-current owing freely for liberation, manifestation, reception and expression.
(Hay House Basics) £8.99
BY HEATHER GRACE MACKENZIE
A wonderful book which com- bines mindfulness with positive parenting, for parents and those working with children. It teaches the way to inner transformation through self-acceptance and self-compassion, and in a tech- nologically driven world, spiritual awakening is just as important to keep life balanced. The books shows that teaching children mindfulness and compassion awakens their inner positive capacities, thus awakening ours.
(John Hunt Publishing) £13.99
BY ELLIOT GOLDBERG
A fascinating account of the trans- formation of sacred Indian yogic tradition into the current day spiri- tual practice of yoga, and it exquisitely portrays the complex interplay of Indian spiritualism and Western movement of body culture which is at the root of contemporary yoga. The book draws on years of exhaustive research and tells the remark- able tale of modern yoga through lives and accomplishments of many prominent yogis.
(Inner Traditions) $39.95
Fast Asleep, Wide Awake
BY DR NERINA RAMLAKHAN
This insightful book shows the interwoven relationship between how we sleep and how we live. Intuitively drawing upon Eastern philosophies of meditation, Ayurveda and traditional Chinese medi- cine and Western sciences, it provides a unique formula to over- come problems with sleeping deeply and generally living well. Simple tools and techniques help to access restorative sleep to awaken energised, and positively shift from mere survival to thriving.
(HarperCollins Publishers) £12.99
BY ALANNA KAIVALYA
This explorative book teaches you how to use holistic yoga as a powerful tool to transform your life, body, mind and spirit. Guided practices help balance the chakras, manage childhood traumas, release bad habits and cleanse the spirit. It shows how through rituals, meditation and invocation of planets you can ground your energy, reignite your lifeforce and achieve inner peace and joy.
(Llewellyn Publications) $16.99
A Cosmic Kids Yoga Adventure
BY JAIME AMOR
This fascinating book is a great way to introduce yoga to children. Acting out the story and doing the yoga routine is both playful and very enjoyable. Alongside story and the yoga practice, the book also teach- es children how to achieve calmness and learn a rmations, and deal with life’s chal- lenges in a positive manner.
(Watkins Publishing) £8.99
BY SWAMI JANAKANANDA SARASWATI
This practical guide is uniquely rooted in the Tant- ric tradition, and clearly explains di erent aspects and the bene ts of yogic techniques including breathing exercises, poses, chakras, Kundalini energy, Tantric sexual yoga and meditation. The book features simple techniques to help you to develop a meditation and yoga schedule to suit your level of comfort and lifestyle.
(Bindu Publishers) £17.99
Buddha: Pocket Giants
BY TONY MORRIS
This is a fascinating historical account of Buddha’s life-story, his search for enlightenment and his wise and practical teachings. Although a concise book, it is easy to read and gives a glimpse into the deep philosophical, psy- chological and spiritual insights of Buddha and his all-encom- passing amazing vision for a wiser, kinder and happier humanity.
(The History Press) £6.99
Nature Spirituality The Allergy Solution From The Ground Up
BY DR LEO GALLAND AND JONATHAN GALLAND
This interesting totem book shows how to explore and physically engage with the natural world, feel a spiritual connection, adopt totems in daily life and work with interconnected eco- systems from plants to water. It por- trays how being a giver and living in balance within nature begets spiritual ful lment, as opposed to living unbal- anced within nature which is destruc- tive physically and spiritually.
(Llewellyn Publications) $16.99
The Allergy Solution
BY DR LEO GALLAND AND JONATHAN GALLAND
This looks at how environ- mental toxicities including processed and fast-food along with inadequate physical activity has contributed to the shocking rise in allergies. Imbalances of the body are at the root of any allergy, which are of- ten related to weight gain, fatigue, anxiety, attention disorders and digestive dis- turbances. It shows how a good nutritional plan, yoga practice, healing the gut, and detoxifying the body are healthy drug-free ways to overcome allergies.
(Hay House Publishers) £10.99
A Short Path To Change
BY JENNY MANNION
This provides a unique 30- step programme to e ectively change your life and achieve personal goals in the short- est time. Mannion shares her story of self-healing, using these steps after having bat- tled chronic illness for years. This book teaches you to spot and give-up destructive old behaviours, learn to live in the present, and work with energy and balance chakras to achieve maximum benefits.
(Llewellyn Publications) $15.99
BY NANCY LEVIN
This self-help book is a must for all look- ing for ful lment in every aspect of life. It provides inspiring real-life stories, thought- provoking questions and answers, and loads of practical tools to help replace feelings of unworthiness to a stronger sense of self-worth, thus spurring onward action to achieve nancial freedom as well as live a wholesome life.
(Hay House UK) £9.99