An excellent go-to-guide that teaches timeless Buddhist princi- ples, is for all students who wish to enjoy a relatively stress-free, well-managed and satisfyingly enriching college life. Simple and straightforward lesson plans help overcoming life’s daily challenges and busyness by staying calm and focussed. This Buddhist principle of mindfulness will positively transform your perspectives and guide you on a path to success and progressive happiness. (Ulysses Press) $15.95
THE MINDFULNESS IN KNITTING
BY RACHAEL MATTHEWS
This book shows how rhythmic and repetitive actions undertaken while knitting (or for that mat- ter any craft) can be so ful lling and rewarding as it enables you to simply focus on the task at hand, calm the racing mind, draw com- fort and joy from creativity and be more contemplative of the present – the current now. Therein is the art of mindfulness and meditation in knitting, which de-stresses and nurtures overall wellbeing. (Leaping Hare Press) £8.99
BY JACKIE BEERE
A thought-provoking and highly motivational book which is for personal development for all. It is packed with pragmatic teaching and tools to enable you to change your mindset, learn to learn, think on purpose and positively transform your life. This book will help you to refreshingly grow to become more re- silient, adaptable, self-confident and successful and lead a wiser, kinder and happier life.
(Crown House Publishing) £9.99
NATURALLY MINDFUL – FOR INNER CALM & PURE WELLBEING
BY VARIOUS AUTHORS
This pocket-sized guide is lled with inspirational and medita- tive insights. It provokes you take a breather amidst busyness of modern life and not just see but really become aware, and richly experience and value the surrounding natural world. It nudges you to seek spiritual satisfaction from preserving a nurturing environment and developing a sustainable world through the meaningful personal exercise of patience, self-awareness and relaxed consciousness.
(Leaping Hare Press) £5.99
THANK & GROW RICH
BY PAM GROUT
Gratitude is the attitude is the key theme of this quirky and e ervescent book. It explains how by aligning yourself with energetic frequencies of joy and gratitude for everything in life and the world around you can tap into unlimited potential of cosmos and call in much needed miracles. It boldly proclaims that the universe is ever ready to help in these instances. This book gives rich perspectives on abundance, which goes way be- yond mere nances to help you grow and expand your creative, social and spiritual capital.
(Hay House) £10.99
THE COMPLETION PROCESS
BY TEAL SWAN
This revolutionarily assuring book is for everyone wishing and wanting to be made whole again. No matter how good or bad the providence, we all will have ex- perienced traumatic stress to a certain degree at any given time. Remarkably drawing upon author’s experiences and novel expertise this book provides a unique 18-step restorative and enlightening process to heal past hurts, overcome present problems, embrace liberation from pain and joyously welcome a new beginning of life.
(Hay House UK) £10.99
BY ALEX HELY-HUTCHINSON
This fascinating cookbook is greatly inspired by Nordic cook- ing promoting healthy eating. It embodies the Danish ethos of ‘hygge’, a Danish word that has no direct translation, but it is that which evokes feeling of warmth, cosiness and sharing. This book contains 100 delicious recipes using wholesome grains, from oats to amaranth, covering breakfast porridges through lunchtime salads to nourishing dinners. (Square Peg) £20
STOP DOING, START LEADING
BY SUE COYNE
This enlightening book is for the bene t of both existing leaders and leaders-in-making. It shows how the way to e ective and in- spiring leadership is through im- proving, developing and empow- ering one-self. This enables to promote con dence and create good environment and vibrant energy to help one-self and others to thrive and achieve success and ful lment in work and life. (10-10-10 Publishers) £15.99
BY NIOMI SMART
This cookbook shows you the smart way to eat healthy and look live and feel well. It is packed with delicious recipes for every meal time including breakfasts, lunches, dinners, desserts, snacks, baked treats and drinks. Recipes are based on natural foods using everyday ingredients which will help improve your overall well- being. These recipes are easy to follow, simple to make and can be easily adapted to fit into your daily life.
(HarperCollins Publishers) £20
BUMP IT UP
BY GREG WHYTE
This innovative yet easy-to-fol- low and fully illustrated guide- book provides a wide range of exercise programmes suitable for all levels of tness. It includes a comprehensive healthy eating plan, good nutritional advice, and tasty recipes which are easy to adapt. It coaches you on how to exercise safely, eat well, be active and live healthily before, during and after pregnancy.
(Bantam Press) £14.99
SPILT MILK YOGA
BY CATHRYN MONRO
This mother-friendly guide is lled with honest assessment and witty humour. Through guided self-enquiry it provides practical approach that is rele- vant to situations. It encourages you to experience motherhood in its profound entirety with peace and joy. Using mothering challenges as opportunities to grow, it teaches you how to pur- posefully better connect with yourself and practice love, compassion, tolerance and under- standing with yourself and with your relationships.
(Familius Publishing) £10.99
Nowadays scientists and sports– people are looking for shortcuts to help new and established ath- letes to learn faster, play better and deliver successful perfor- mance even under pressure. Un- locking the secrets of the brain can change the world of sports forever, and new cognitive tools and pioneering technology offer such possibilities pushing the boundaries of performance beyond its current limits.
(Simon & Schuster) £16.99
These beautiful, high quality yoga mats provide ample comfort, grip and cushioning to prevent injuries. Made from 100% natural tree rub- ber, they’re also extremely eco-friendly, biodegradable, recyclable and only uses water based inks. The mats are available in 7 inspiring inten- tions including Karma and Niza.
From £59 yogabellies.co.uk
This new range of Chai teas are not only delicious, they’re also organic, FairTrade and sourced from the world’s rst biodynamic tea estate in Darjeeling, India. Available in three blends: Energy Chai a spiced black tea, ca eine-free Karma Chai, and Life Chai, a green tea to help focus and detox.
THE LITTLE BOOKS OF MUM-TO-BE
FITBUMPMINIBALL EXERCISES, FITBUMPBAND EXERCISES AND BIRTHING FITBUMPBALL EXERCISES BY DR JOANNA HELCKÉ
This fully illustrated set of booklets teaches and guides mums-to- be to exercise safely and e ectively during pregnancy. They contain simple techniques with step-by-step instructions supported by pho- tography alongside numerous related practical tips and facts. MiniBall Exercises help stretching typical areas of tightness and tension. Band Exercises help strengthening posture, easing back pain and preparing the body for birth and motherhood. Birthing Ball Exercises help reliev- ing tension, keeping the core and pelvic oor gently toned and practic- ing breathing exercises and movement patterns for labour. (fittbumpbox.com) £5 each
THE SUGAR DETOX PLAN
BY DR KURT MOSETTER, DR WOLFGANG SIMON, THORSTEN PROBOST AND ANNA CAVELIUS
Written by esteemed nutri- tional and medical experts, this provides an e ective way to a healthier body and mind, by clearly explaining the science behind our sugar addiction and the health repercussions. It fea- tures a 3-step plan to reduce sugar consumption that includes healthy recipes and an exercise programme. Highly recommended.
(Modern Books) £14.99