Here is a selection of books I'd recommend, covering the areas of mindfulness, meditation, wellbeing, mental health and encouraging reads on
living life to the fullest.
The selection will continue to grow each month, with the most recent books added to the top of the page.
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The Art of Living Your Dreams
We are all filled with infinite possibilities, and it's time to explore how powerful we truly are. With clear-eyed and masterful prose, Infinite Possibilities effortlessly reveals our true spiritual nature and exactly what it takes to find true happiness and fulfillment.
With Uncertainty and Change
Life sometimes seems like a turbulent river threatening to drown us and destroy the world. Why, then, shouldn't we cling to the certainty of the shore--to our familiar patterns and habits? Because, Pema Chödrön teaches, that kind of fear-based clinging keeps us from the infinitely more satisfying experience of being fully alive.
Letters of Affirmation & Empowerment for All of Us
Dear Universe is a lighthearted and insightful collection of inspirational letters--with a southern twist- that invites each of us to transform our social and spiritual lives. Written by Akili over the span of many years working as a counselor and educator, each letter glimmers with both the joy of self-realization and a universal wisdom that echoes across the page.
The Art of Happiness
A Handbook for Living
The Art of Happiness is a highly accessible guide for a western audience, combining the Dalai Lama's eastern spiritual tradition with Dr Howard C. Cutler's western perspective. Covering all key areas of human experience, they apply the principles of Tibetan Buddhism to everyday problems and reveal how one can find balance and complete spiritual and mental freedom.
The Art of Living Consciously
The Power of Awareness to Transform Everyday Life.
Dr. Nathaniel Branden, our foremost authority on self-esteem, takes us into new territory, exploring the actions of our minds when they are operating as our life and well-being require - and also when they are not.
The Brain that Changes Itself
Stories of Personal Triumph from the Frontiers of Brain Science.
Here bestselling author, psychiatrist and psychoanalyst Norman Doidge reveals the secrets of the cutting-edge science of 'neuroplasticity'. He introduces incredible case histories - blind people helped to see, IQs raised and memories sharpened.
The Body Keeps Score
Mind, brain and body, in the transformation of trauma
Bessel Van Der Kolk
Here one of the world's experts on traumatic stress offers a bold new paradigm for treatment, moving away from standard talking and drug therapies and towards an alternative approach that heals mind, brain and body.
The Japanese secret to a long and happy life.
Hector Garcia, Francesc Miralles
It's the Japanese word for a reason to live or a reason to jump out of bed in the morning. It's the place where your needs, desires, ambitions, and satisfaction meet. A place of balance. Small wonder that finding your ikigai is closely linked to living longer.
The Power of the Heart
Finding Your True Purpose
Baptist De Pape
A journey to discover the power of your heart that will transform how you think about money, health, relationships, and success and how you live in relation to them. You will discover an original and authentic power, one that is buried inside yourself like a hidden treasure.