• Soon An Overdue History of Procrastination, from Leonardo and Darwin to You and Me
    Soon An Overdue History of Procrastination, from Leonardo and Darwin to You and Me
    Notable ProcrastinatorsCharles Darwin wrote volumes on coral reefs and volcanic islands, and obsessively engaged in dissecting and describing barnacles during the twenty years between developing his theory of natural selection and publishing it.Leonardo da Vinci was commissioned to produce a painting for an altarpiece in the chapel of Milan's Confraternity of the Immaculate Conception. Leonardo agreed to finish the project in seven months. He finished and installed the painting twenty-five years later.Frank Lloyd Wright was commissioned to design a weekend home, Fallingwater, in the wilds south of Pittsburgh. Nine months later and with no visible work on the design, Wright had a surprise visit at his studio from the owner. Wright then drew up the design in about two hours.Johnny Cash's "THINGS TO DO TODAY!" , Not Smoke , Kiss June, Not Kiss Anyone Else, Cough, Pee, Eat, Not Eat Too Much, Worry, Go See Mama, Practice Piano

    ISBN: 9780062491596
    Publication date: 17/12/2018
    Price: $32.99
    Author: Santella, Andrew
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $32.99
  • Source Open Your Mind, Change Your Life
    Source Open Your Mind, Change Your Life
    'The Source marries universal truths with scientific rigor for a persuasive, important exploration of The Law of Attraction.' - Deepak Chopra MD

    ' Like the self-help success The Secret, but cooler and more sciencey.' - Evening Standard

    Life-changing opportunities pass us by every day - now we can train our minds to seize them

    Self-help books like The Secret promise that we can tap into the 'law of attraction' to control our destiny, simply by changing our thoughts. If we strip away the mystique, at the heart of this idea is a fundamental truth that is backed up by the latest breakthroughs in neuroscience- most of the things we want from life - health, happiness, wealth, love - are governed by our ability to think, feel and act; in other words, by our brain.

    Dr Tara Swart, a neuroscientist and executive coach with a background in psychiatry, is convinced beyond all doubt of our ability to alter how our brains work - and transform our lives. In The Source, she draws on the latest cognitive science and her experience coaching highly successful people to reveal the secret to mastering our minds.

    With a four-step plan to awaken the power of your brain, this unique guide to life combines science and spirituality in a way that is open-minded and practical. Discover how to-
    - Challenge 'autopilot' thinking and rewire your brain's pathways to fulfil your potential
    - Manifest the things you want by directing your energy towards your deepest values and ambitions
    - Harness the power of visualisation to prime your brain to grab opportunities and take control of your future
    - Attack life with confidence, dispel fear and avoid negative thinking

    Unlock your potential today - you are just four steps away from building a new confident you.

    ISBN: 9781785042003
    Publication date: 16/01/2020
    Price: $24.00
    Author: Swart, Tara
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $24.00
  • Spark Courage
    Spark Courage
    Bravery in a box: accessible prompts in a pick-me-up package that will inspire bold, confident action, through facing fears, acting with confidence, living authentically, and pursuing dreams. The gift of fearlessness, taking action and speaking your mind, this is the gift of a more audacious, confident way of living. Includes 50 faux matchsticks with printed prompts.

    Fans of Spark Creativity and Spark Happiness or Spark Happiness will love this gift.

    This gift is ideal for:
    * Graduates
    * Entrepreneurs
    * Anyone seeking a bold boost

    ISBN: 9781452178196
    Price: $24.99
    Author: Na
    Format: Boxed Set
    Price: $24.99
  • Spark How to free your brain from technology to ignite your creativity
    Spark How to free your brain from technology to ignite your creativity
    Crammed with practical exercises for anyone who wants to reclaim the power of spacing out' - Gretchen Rubin, author of #1 New York Times Bestseller The Happiness Project

    It's time to move 'doing nothing' to the top of your to-do list

    Have you ever noticed how you have your best ideas when doing the dishes or staring out the window? It's because when your body goes on autopilot, your brain gets busy connecting ideas and solving problems.

    However in the modern world it often feels as though we have completely removed boredom from our lives; we are addicted to our phones, we reply to our emails twenty-four hours a day, tweet as we watch TV, watch TV as we commute, check Facebook as we walk and Instagram while we eat. Constant stimulation has become our default mode.

    In this easy to follow, practical book, award-winning journalist Manoush Zomorodi explores the connection between boredom and original thinking, and will show you how to ditch your screens and start embracing time spent doing nothing. Spark will help you unlock the way to becoming your most productive and creative self.

    'Full of easy steps to make each day more effective' Charles Duhigg, author of The Power of Habit

    *Spark was previously published as Bored and Brilliant.*

    ISBN: 9781509841172
    Publication date: 05/03/2020
    Price: $24.99
    Author: Zomorodi, Manoush
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $24.99
  • Spark Joy An Illustrated Guide to the Japanese Art of Tidying
    Spark Joy An Illustrated Guide to the Japanese Art of Tidying
    Spark Joy is an in-depth, line illustrated, room-by-room guide to decluttering and organising your home, from bedrooms and kitchens to bathrooms and living rooms as well as a wide range of items in different categories, including clothes, photographs, paperwork, books, cutlery, cosmetics, shoes, bags, wallets and valuables. Charming line drawings explain how to properly organise drawers, wardrobes, cupboards and cabinets. The illustrations also show Ms Kondo's unique folding method, clearly showing how to fold anything from shirts, trousers and jackets to skirts, socks and bras. The secret to Marie Kondo's unique and simple KonMari tidying method is to focus on what you want to keep, not what you want to get rid of. Ask yourself if something 'sparks joy' and suddenly it becomes so much easier to understand if you really need it in your home and your life. When you surround yourself with things you love you will find that your whole life begins to change. Marie Kondo's first book, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying, presents her unique tidying philosophy and introduces readers to the basics of her KonMari method.
    It has already transformed the homes and lives of millions of people around the world. Spark Joy is Marie Kondo's in-depth tidying masterclass, focusing on the detail of how to declutter and organise your home.

    ISBN: 9781785041020
    Publication date: 05/01/2017
    Price: $32.00
    Author: Kondo, Marie
    Format: Trade Paperback
    Price: $32.00
  • Stay Hungry, Stay Foolish
    Stay Hungry, Stay Foolish
    Give it your all. Dare to be all you can be.

    Graduation day is a pivotal moment. After a lifetime of learning, and at least three years of studying hard in a chosen subject, we are thrown headfirst into the unknown world of adulthood. That day - and the months afterwards - are ripe with possibility. They can feel by turns thrilling and rudderless, dreamy and terrifying. It's the perfect time to reflect on the past and look at what's to come.

    In this collection of carefully curated speeches, hear from leading voices such as Barack Obama, Gloria Steinem and Tim Minchin, and discover their profound advice for the graduating classes of Harvard, Stanford and many more top-class universities, who have gone on to shape the world we live in.

    Whether you're looking for the perfect graduation gift, a memento of this significant life moment, or are simply seeking guiding inspiration, the lessons in Stay Hungry, Stay Foolish will last a lifetime.

    ISBN: 9780753553503
    Publication date: 07/05/2019
    Price: $28.00
    Format: Hard Back
    Price: $28.00
  • Stay Woke A Meditation Guide for the Rest of Us
    Stay Woke A Meditation Guide for the Rest of Us
    A simple, no-nonsense guide to change your life and take hold of your dreams

    "I have a confession," writes author Justin Michael Williams. "This is not really a meditation book."

    Yes, Williams is going to teach you everything you need to know about meditation-but if you came looking for a typical book on mindfulness, you're in the wrong place.

    Stay Woke is FOR THE PEOPLE. All people, of all backgrounds deserve to have access to the information they need to change their lives. And if you grew up in struggle-overcoming homophobia, anxiety, sexism, depression, poverty, toxic masculinity, racism, or trauma-you need a different type of meditation . . . one that doesn't pretend the struggle doesn't exist.

    Now, Williams introduces Freedom Meditation-a distinct approach that addresses disillusionment, social justice, overwhelm, and shame; strengthens intuition; cuts through self-sabotaging programming; and empowers you to make better decisions. Whether you've tried meditation but it never sticks, or you've heard about it but never gave it a shot, this 10-step guide will cut through the noise and teach you how to create a daily meditation ritual that fits in with your messy, modern life. Stay Woke is a book that breaks barriers and encourages people of all identities, colors, shapes, ages, and economic backgrounds to claim their innate and limitless potential.

    ISBN: 9781683643722
    Publication date: 11/02/2020
    Price: $44.99
    Author: Williams, Justin Michael
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $44.99
  • Stick With It the Science of Lasting Behaviour
    Stick With It the Science of Lasting Behaviour
    'Scientifically grounded and personally implementable. It's a winner' - Robert Cialdini, author of Influence and Pre-Suasion'A must-read for anyone who's been unable to keep a New Year's resolution or failed at making a lasting change in any other area of their life or work. - Jonah Berger, author of ContagiousStart 2018 off in the right way - make your New Year's resolutions stick.Eighty per cent of New Year's resolutions don't last beyond January. Forty per cent of dieters quit within a week.We all have bad habits - whether it's a weakness for junk food, a smartphone addiction or a lack of exercise. We start the new year with good intentions to change. But change is hard. So how can we kick our bad habits - and stick with it?According to psychologist and behaviour researcher Dr Sean Young, the answer is to stop trying to change the person, and instead change the process. In Stick with It, Dr Young draws on his own research and that of other leading experts to explain how the mind often interferes with breaking bad habits, and how we can outsmart it, increasing the likelihood of making lasting change by 200 per cent.Packed with practical exercises and real-life case studies, Stick with It shows that it is possible to control spending, stick to a diet, exercise regularly and overcome problem behaviours - forever.Dr Sean Young is one of the world's leading experts in the field of habit-forming. He is an acclaied psychologist and the founder and Executive Director of the UCLA Center for Digital Behavior. His research involves the study of cutting-edge ways of using social media and mobile technologies to change and predict human behaviour.

    ISBN: 9780241323786
    Publication date: 04/01/2018
    Price: $28.00
    Author: Young, Sean
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $28.00
  • Stone Stacking Build Your Way to Mindfulness
    Stone Stacking Build Your Way to Mindfulness
    Find peace and serenity through the mindful art of stone stacking. This kit includes everything you need to create a beautiful masterpiece, including:
    9 hematite stonesBeechwood trayBag of sand32-page book on the art of stone stacking

    ISBN: 9780762469543
    Publication date: 07/04/2020
    Price: $19.99
    Format: Boxed Set
    Price: $19.99
  • Stop Surviving Start Fighting
    Stop Surviving Start Fighting
    Jazz Thornton first attempted to take her own life at the age of 12. Multiple attempts followed and she spent time in psychiatric wards and under medical supervision as she rode the rollercoaster of depression and anxiety through her teenage years - yet the attempts continued.

    Find out what Jazz learned about how her negative thought patterns came to be, and how she turned those thoughts - and her life - around. Who and what helped, and what didn't help. The insights she gives will help create greater understanding of those grappling with mental illness, and those around them who desperately want to help.

    Jazz went on to attend film school, and to co-found Voices of Hope, a non-profit organisation dedicated to helping those with mental health issues and show them there is a way forward. She creates online content to provide hope and help.

    Her first video Dear Suicidal Me has had over 80 million views all around the world. She went on to create Jessica's Tree, a web series that follows the 24 hours between a friend, Jess, going missing and the discovery of her body. It provides insights into Jessica's struggles, to help people better understand those suffering from depression. https-//www.youtube.com/watch?v=7QFU_qg7Msk Jessica's Tree was viewed more than 230,000 times in the two months following its release in March 2019 and immediately began winning international recognition and awards, including the Huawei Mate30 Pro New Zealand Television Awards 2019 Best Web Series.
    The process and the delicate decisions that had to be made to create Jessica's Tree have themselves been documented in a film about Jazz called The Girl on the Bridge, due for release early in 2020.

    ISBN: 9780143774129
    Publication date: 31/03/2020
    Price: $38.00
    Author: Thornton, Jazz
    Format: Trade Paperback
    Price: $38.00
  • Stress Proof The ultimate guide to living a stress-free life
    Stress Proof The ultimate guide to living a stress-free life
    Are you ready to stop feeling constantly stressed and become the best version of you?

    In STRESS-PROOF, Dr Mithu Storoni arms you with all the tools you need to improve your relationship with stress and, in turn, positively boost your mental and physical wellbeing. This book will help you to ensure that a brief stressful episode doesn't turn into systematic overload, leading to inflammation, anxiety, depression or other chronic health issues.

    Each chapter examines a common stress agent and presents simple ways to minimise its harmful effects with changes in diet, exercise and other daily habits. By strengthening your natural defences, you will guarantee that your mind remains sharp and your body resilient so you're ready for whatever life throws at you.

    Translating cutting-edge scientific research into applied lifestyle advice, STRESS-PROOF is the ultimate user's guide for a healthy mind and body.

    ISBN: 9781529382365
    Publication date: 21/02/2019
    Price: $37.99
    Author: Storoni, Mithu
    Format: Trade Paperback
    Price: $37.99
  • Struggle and Success
    Struggle and Success
    We must all start somewhere. In this collection of real-life stories, 25 people take readers on an inspiring journey through the struggles they have overcome in pursuit of success. From small personal triumphs, to large career goals or lifetime achievements, each success, big or small, offers an inspirational insight into the inner workings of lives from around the globe, highlighting one of humankind's greatest traits - resilience. Discover the successes of everyday people; from life in a rural African village, to surviving the droughts and rains of Western Australia; from discovering a new world in post-World War II Canada, to following a young girl learning to navigate and overcome the perils of schoolyard bullying. As F. Scott Fitzgerald once said, 'The World only exists in your eyes. You can make it as big or as small as you want,' - a reminder to us all to live, celebrate and not despair for too long. In Struggle and Success, you will discover no dream and no situation is stillborn. These stories show how we can all turn personal struggles into our own successes using the wisdom we acquire along the way. Interwoven with inspiring quotes from notable figures as diverse as Walt Disney, Oscar Wilde, Demi Lovato and Martin Luther King Jr, the result is a collection of true stories dedicated to the unrelenting spirit of the human race.

    ISBN: 9781925820089
    Publication date: 01/03/2020
    Price: $29.99
    Author: Hollis, Renee
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $29.99
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