• Average Is the New Awesome A Manifesto for the Rest of Us
    Average Is the New Awesome A Manifesto for the Rest of Us
    Crappy homes, lame love lives, getting passed over for a great job (again)-not what we expected for our adulthoods. Americans tell their children you can become anything! But let's face it-most of us can't.

    Sure, some of our peers go on to become astronauts or billionaires. But most of us don't. In AVERAGE IS THE NEW AWESOME, Samantha Matt offers encouragement to us regular humans. Full of hilarious stories and insightful advice, this is a manifesto for ordinary awesomeness-for the beauty that can be found when we acknowledge that good enough really is good enough and that greatness is ours to define.

    ISBN: 9781580059350
    Publication date: 07/01/2020
    Price: $27.99
    Author: Matt, Samantha
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $27.99
  • Bad Advice How to Survive and Thrive in an Age of Bullshit
    Bad Advice How to Survive and Thrive in an Age of Bullshit
    Los Angeles Times #1 Bestseller

    USA Today Bestselling Book

    Over motivational messages Sick AF of inspirational quotes Done with the shiny happy bad advice that gets you nowhere Well, heads up: you're about to get a shitload of Good Advice.

    In Bad Advice, relationship expert Dr. Venus Nicolino-a.k.a. Dr. V-takes a blowtorch to the shrink-wrapped, "feel good" BS that passes for self-help these days.

    When you're heartbroken, what do you hear You can't love anyone until you love yourself. When someone's hurt you Nobody can make you feel bad without your permission. When you're just a little too positive Expectations lead to disappointment.

    Pop culture noise gives Bad Advice the varnish of truthiness and inspiration. But it's not truth; it's not inspiration. It's bullshit. And at its root, all Bad Advice operates off the same lie: Emotions are optional. In Bad Advice, Dr. V delivers a bracing truth serum, in the form of Good Advice-an antidote to the bullshit, from "Just Be Yourself" to "Live Each Day Like It's Your Last," that teaches you to live your life in a way that honors who you are, what you need, and how you feel.

    Smart and irreverent, Dr. V fuses the brains and insight of a nerdy Ph.D. with the heart of a doting Italian Mother and the artful profanity of a Philly trucker. Dr. V's signature combination of humor, hard science, and heart make Bad Advice an iconoclastic course-correction like no other. A fiercely sharp wake-up call that tackles some of self-help's most damaging truisms, Bad Advice is a never shy guide to tapping into your full potential.

    ISBN: 9780062570376
    Publication date: 21/10/2019
    Price: $32.99
    Author: Nicolino, Venus
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $32.99
  • Balance
    Balance
    This book is for anyone who wants to be healthier and happier.Respected journalist Rachel Grunwell interviews 30 experts globally to get the best of tips on how to uplift your mind, body and soul so that you can live your best life. Along the way, Rachel also shares her story on how she went from being an unfit, stressed-out investigative journalist and mother, to someone who is now a multi-marathoner and wellness expert who coaches others with fitness and lifestyle plans. As well as interviews with experts, Balance has 30 recipes for nutrient-dense, delicious snacks and smoothies, including some sweet treats, because the book is all about `balance.' Balance is a science-based book with the best tips from a variety of experts that will inspire you to move well, eat well, think well, feel well and live well. What are you waiting for? Dip in!

    ISBN: 9780994138385
    Publication date: 30/05/2018
    Price: $40.00
    Author: Grunwell, Rachel
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $40.00
  • Be Fearless 5 Principles for a Life of Breakthroughs and Purpose
    Be Fearless 5 Principles for a Life of Breakthroughs and Purpose
    In this nationally bestselling "must-read for leaders who are seeking an inspirational road map...in today's challenging climate" (Forbes), philanthropist, investor, and technology pioneer Jean Case brings to life the five Be Fearless principles common to the people and organizations that change the world.

    This book is a call to action for those seeking to live extraordinary lives and bring about transformational change.

    When National Geographic Chairman Jean Case set out to investigate the core qualities of great change makers, past and present, from inventors to revolutionaries, she found five surprising traits all had in common. They weren't wealth, privilege, or even genius. It was that all of these exceptional men and women chose to make a "big bet," take bold risks, learn from their failures, reach beyond their bubbles, and let urgency conquer fear.

    Throughout Be Fearless, Jean vividly illustrates these principles through storytelling-from her own transformational life experiences, to Jane Goodall's remarkable breakthroughs in understanding and protecting chimpanzees, to celebrity chef Jose Andres's decision to be a "first responder" and take his kitchen to the sites of devastating hurricanes to feed the hungry, to Madam C.J. Walker's vision to build a hair care empire that would employ thousands across the country, and more. She shares new insights to stories you might think you know-like Airbnb's tale of starting from scratch to transform the hospitality industry, to John F. Kennedy's history-making moonshot-gems from changemakers you've never heard of, and, in a new afterword, stories of people inspired to take action after reading the book.

    Be Fearless "is a welcome kick in the pants for anyone who feels stuck in their career" (Business Insider). Weaving together storytelling, practical tips, and inspiration, the book teaches you how to put the five fearless principles to work so that you too can spark the sorts of remarkable breakthroughs that change the world.

    ISBN: 9781501196355
    Publication date: 06/02/2020
    Price: $29.99
    Author: Case, Jean
    Format: Trade Paperback
    Price: $29.99
  • Be More Japan The Art of Japanese Living
    Be More Japan The Art of Japanese Living
    Be More Japan is a "bible" of all things Japanese - from the country's fascinating, ancient traditions to its unique and influential modern culture. Blending both travel information and cultural insights into a single book, Be More Japan helps you understand and experience the best of Japan, both at home and abroad.

    Beginning with an overview of the four seasons - a key theme in Japanese culture - you'll learn about the festivals, food, fashion and flowers that change throughout the year and make this country so full of fun and variety. Then dive into the captivating culture of Japan, with topics such as art, music, food, wellness and spirituality all split into separate sections to help you pinpoint the areas that interest you. Learn about the traditional skills of the tea ceremony and calligraphy, and where you can go to see and practise them yourself. Find out more about the country's most popular sports and where to catch a game of baseball or see a martial arts exposition. For pop culture fans, there are dedicated sections on J-Pop,anime and video games, with plenty of information on the best places to enjoy them in Japan. And if you want to get a feel for modern Japanese lifestyle, you'll find enough details on topics such as transport, karaoke, ikigai, shopping and hot springs to help you make the most of even a short trip to Japan.

    You can pick and choose what interests you to plan your perfect trip, or explore a bit of everything to get a sense of the essentials of Japanese life and culture. And for those who can't make the trip to Japan, or who want to carry on the experience when they return, there are tips and suggestions for how to bring Japanese culture to you, and places where you can see its influence around the world.

    ISBN: 9780241385586
    Publication date: 25/07/2019
    Price: $40.00
    Author: Dk Travel
    Format: Hard Back
    Price: $40.00
  • Be More Sloth
    Be More Sloth
    They can slow their heart rate down to such a pace that it is possible for them to hold their breath underwater for around 40 minutes.

    The female sloth will scream full pelt to alert any likely lad in the vicinity that she's ready and available for love.

    Embrace your inner sloth with this light-hearted self-help book. From being still and enjoying the moment, to digging your claws in when life gets tough, this book will show you how to go after your goals and get the most out of living life in the slow lane.

    Sloths' ability to seize the day makes them excellent examples of how to make the most of every moment; whether it's climbing higher to get a fresh perspective, or a graceful swim in a nearby lagoon, sloths have it sorted. Relaxed, resilient and powerful, sloths are happy to go at their own pace, unflustered by the world around them.

    This book reveals the six marvellous traits that you can embody to Be More Sloth and live a happier, healthier and all-round more chilled existence. Packed with practical tips and exercises, interspersed with folklore and fun facts about these furry gurus, there's something for everyone. So hang in there, relax and learn the art of being more sloth.

    ISBN: 9781787132276
    Publication date: 26/07/2018
    Price: $17.99
    Author: Davies, Alison
    Format: Hard Back
    Price: $17.99
  • Beauty Guide
    Beauty Guide
    Have you ever felt deflated by what you see in the mirror, or wished you could just fix that 'one thing' you dislike the most about your appearance? Feeling beautiful can make a world of difference to a woman. Yet, for too many of us today, our thoughts are consumed by the things about our appearance we want to change or cover up. But what if these frustrations actually offered us a pathway to accessing our true beauty? The Beauty Guide offers beauty solutions and wisdom that will help to transform the way you feel about yourself.

    ISBN: 9780473436094
    Publication date: 17/08/2018
    Price: $39.99
    Author: Weaver, Libby
    Format: Trade Paperback
    Price: $39.99
  • Becoming Beauvoir A Life
    Becoming Beauvoir A Life
    A symbol of liberated womanhood, Simone de Beauvoir's unconventional relationships inspired and scandalised her generation. A philosopher, writer, and feminist icon, she won prestigious literary prizes and transformed the way we think about gender with The Second Sex. But despite her successes, she wondered if she had sold herself short.

    Her liaison with Jean-Paul Sartre has been billed as one of the most legendary love affairs of the twentieth century. But for Beauvoir it came at a cost: for decades she was dismissed as an unoriginal thinker who 'applied' Sartre's ideas. In recent years new material has come to light revealing the ingenuity of Beauvoir's own philosophy and the importance of other lovers in her life.

    This ground-breaking biography draws on never-before-published diaries and letters to tell the fascinating story of how Simone de Beauvoir became herself.

    ISBN: 9781350168435
    Publication date: 20/08/2020
    Price: $29.99
    Author: Kirkpatrick, Kate
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $29.99
  • Beginners Guide to Being Mental
    Beginners Guide to Being Mental
    'Am I normal?'
    'What's an anxiety disorder?'
    'Does therapy work?'
    'How would I know if someone had an eating disorder?'

    These are just a few of the questions Natasha Devon is asked as she travels the UK campaigning for better mental health awareness and provision. Here, Natasha calls upon experts in the fields of psychology, neuroscience and anthropology to debunk and demystify the full spectrum of mental health. From A (Anxiety) to Z (Zero F*cks - the art of high self-esteem) via everything from body image and gender to differentiating 'sadness' from 'depression'.

    Statistically, one in three of us will experience symptoms of a mental illness during our lifetimes. Yet all of us have a brain, and so we ALL have mental health - regardless of age, sexuality, race or background. The past few years have seen an explosion in awareness, yet it seems there is still widespread confusion. A Beginner's Guide to Being Mental is for anyone who wants to have this essential conversation, written as only Natasha, with her combination of expertise, personal experience and humour, knows how.

    ISBN: 9781509882229
    Publication date: 17/05/2018
    Price: $34.99
    Author: Devon, Natasha
    Format: Trade Paperback
    Price: $34.99
  • Beginner's Guide to the End
    Beginner's Guide to the End
    "I wish I'd had this book when I needed it. Death and dying are not subjects that many people are comfortable talking about, but it's hugely important to be as prepared as you can be - emotionally, physically, practically, financially, and spiritually. This book may be the most important guide you could have." - Elizabeth Gilbert, author of EAT PRAY LOVE

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    The end of a life can often feel like a traumatic, chaotic and inhuman experience. In this reassuring and inspiring book, palliative care physician Dr BJ Miller and writer Shoshana Berger provide a vision for rethinking and navigating this universal process.



    There are plenty of self-help books for mourners, but nothing in the way of a modern, approachable and above all useful field guide for the living. And all of us - young, old, sick and well - could use the help. After all, pregnant couples have ample resources available to them as they prepare to bring a new life into the world: Lamaze courses, elaborate birth plans, tons of manuals. Why don't we have a WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN YOU'RE EXPECTING TO DIE book?



    An accessible, beautifully designed and illustrated companion, A BEGINNER'S GUIDE TO THE END offers a clear-eyed and compassionate survey of the most pressing issues that come up when one is dying, and will bring optimism and practical guidance to empower readers with the knowledge, resources and tools they'll need to die better, maybe even with triumph.

    ISBN: 9781786484819
    Publication date: 10/01/2019
    Price: $37.99
    Author: Miller, BJ
    Format: Trade Paperback
    Price: $37.99
  • Being a True Hero
    Being a True Hero
    Suicide and mental illness are uncomfortable topics, yet, Michael carefully guides the reader through these difficult subjects in a remarkable way that leaves the reader feeling empowered and hopeful. Michael effortlessly merges scientific research with real-world examples. This book takes complex scientific information and presents it in a way so that anyone can understand it. Michael shows that suicide is caused by a wide range of reasons, from depression, anxiety, brain injuries, psychosis, lack of sleep, loneliness, failure and many more. More importantly, he shows that no matter how bad the situation is there is always hope and always options for things to get better. He shows that there are alos many options available for people who have been told "there is nothing we can do for you". The book is helpful for all parents, teachers, counsellors, social workers, sports coaches, employers, doctors, nurses and many more.

    ISBN: 9780473471903
    Price: $24.99
    Author: Hempseed, Michael
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $24.99
  • Being Beautiful An inspiring anthology of wit and wisdom on what it means to be beautiful
    Being Beautiful An inspiring anthology of wit and wisdom on what it means to be beautiful
    Beauty. How do we achieve it? Who gets to define it? How do you live a beautiful life? Being Beautiful is an inspiring assemblage of writings on beauty - inner and outer - from some of the world's most fascinating thinkers.
    This is an anthology for dipping into, but also for drawing lessons about the business of being beautiful. Contributions include the Buddha on living beautifully, the philosopher Edmund Burke on how to define a beautiful face, Dolly Parton on the importance of inner beauty, and Naomi Wolf on ageing beautifully. Through its text and original illustrations, the book attempts to explore and illuminate what beauty means to us in the twenty-first century, and to inspire, provoke and delight. Other contributors include John Cage, Maya Angelou, Francis Bacon, Charlotte Bront , Immanuel Kant, Joan Collins, Kate Moss, and many more.

    ISBN: 9780711239173
    Publication date: 29/08/2018
    Price: $32.99
    Author: Gordon, Helen
    Format: Hard Back
    Price: $32.99
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