• Upside of Being Down
    Upside of Being Down
    After graduating from college, Jen Gotch was living with her parents, heartbroken and lost, when she became convinced that her skin had turned green. Hallucinating that she looked like Shrek was terrifying, but it led to her first diagnosis and the start of a journey towards self-awareness, acceptance, success, and ultimately, joy.

    With humor and candor, Gotch shares the empowering story of her unlikely path to becoming the creator and CCO of a multimillion-dollar brand. From her childhood in Florida where her early struggles with bipolar disorder, generalized anxiety, and ADD were misdiagnosed, to her winding career path as a waitress, photographer, food stylist, and finally, accidental entrepreneur, she illuminates how embracing her flaws and understanding the influence of mental illness on her creativity actually led to her greatest successes in business and life.

    Hilarious, hyper-relatable, and filled with fascinating insights and hard-won wisdom on everything from why it's okay to cry at work to the myth of busyness and perfection to the emotional rating system she uses every day, Gotch's inspirational memoir dares readers to live each day with hope, optimism, kindness, and humor.

    ISBN: 9781982108816
    Publication date: 02/04/2020
    Price: $45.00
    Author: Gotch, Jen
    Format: Hard Back
    Price: $45.00
  • Walk the Path to a Slower More Mindful Life
    Walk the Path to a Slower More Mindful Life
    'Walking is man's best medicine.' - HippocratesWalk invites you to explore the benefits to be gained from the simple act of walking and spending time outdoors. A great natural way to boost your mind, body and soul, walking is simple and free. Without the need for specialist equipment or personal training, it is just about the easiest way to get more active, lose weight and become healthier. And it can be done anywhere. Travelling by foot is also meditative as it fosters a slowness of thought, as you become more aware of your surroundings. Drawing on Sholto Radford's extensive work with mindfulness-based practices, this book offers expert guidance and practical exercises to cultivate emotional and physical wellbeing. Learn how to change your speed, shift your perspective and discover the pure joy of walking.

    ISBN: 9781787130999
    Publication date: 11/01/2018
    Price: $17.99
    Author: Radford, Sholto
    Format: Hard Back
    Price: $17.99
  • Waste Not Make a Big Difference by Throwing Away Less
    Waste Not Make a Big Difference by Throwing Away Less
    'This is a much-needed guidebook from a true agent of change.' Sarah Wilson

    We need to talk about waste. Shrink-wrapped vegies, disposable coffee cups, clothes and electronics designed to be upgraded every year: we are surrounded by stuff that we often use once and then throw away. Each year Australian households produce enough rubbish to fill a three-bedroom home, including thousands of dollars worth of food and an ever-increasing amount of plastic, which takes hundreds of years to break down and often ends up in our oceans or our food chain.

    But what to do about such a huge problem? Is it just the price we pay for the conveniences of modern life? What if it were possible to have it both ways - to live a modern life with less waste?

    That's where Erin Rhoads, aka The Rogue Ginger, comes in. Erin went from eating plastic-packaged takeaway while shopping online for fast fashion, to becoming one of Australia's most popular eco-bloggers. Erin knows that small changes can have a big impact. In Waste Notshe shares everything she's learnt from her own funny, inspiring - and far-from-perfect - journey to living with less waste.

    Learn how to:

    switch out the disposable plastics from your shopping trolley
    make simple cleaning solutions free from harmful chemicals
    find your favourite beauty products without all the packaging
    give a baby shower present that won't end up in the charity shop bag
    plan your own zero-waste wedding (and what `zero waste' even means!)

    ISBN: 9781743794623
    Publication date: 01/07/2018
    Price: $32.99
    Author: Rhoads, Erin
    Format: Unknown
    Price: $32.99
  • Way of the Monk  the Four Steps to Peace, Purpose and Lasting Happiness
    Way of the Monk the Four Steps to Peace, Purpose and Lasting Happiness

    Do you ever have the feeling that life isn't going your way?

    Discover how to master the monk mindset with world-renowned motivational coach and Indian monk Gaur Gopal Das as he reveals how to tackle our modern anxieties with characteristic serenity, profound wisdom and irresistible humour.

    In The Way of the Monk, Das takes us on an unforgettable journey and offers precious insights to make life happier and easier, even in the stormiest of times. Whether you are looking to find your purpose, strengthen relationships, discover inner calm or give back to the world, this thought-provoking book will challenge you to change your outlook and align yourself with the life you want to live.

    ISBN: 9781846046254
    Publication date: 06/02/2020
    Price: $35.00
    Author: Das, Gaur Gopal
    Format: Hard Back
    Price: $35.00
  • Way of the Monk How to Find Purpose, Balance, and Lasting Happiness
    Way of the Monk How to Find Purpose, Balance, and Lasting Happiness
    In contemporary culture, the popular conception of a "monk" is often of a dour ascetic who lives apart from society and never engages with the day-to-day problems of humanity. Gaur Gopal Das, a monk from an ashram in Mumbai, shows that this image couldn't be further from the truth.

    In The Way of the Monk, Gopal Das presents a guide to navigating some of the contemporary world's most fundamental questions. How can we achieve peace when the world is so full of noise and conflict? How do we learn to let go of attachment when consumer culture constantly tells us that we are unfulfilled? How can we embody love when our interactions with others are so fraught with old wounds and misunderstanding?

    According to Gopal Das, the keys to unraveling these dilemmas have existed for thousands of years throughout the world's great wisdom traditions. Structured around the four "wheels" of behavior that support a healthy, balanced life, The Way of the Monk teaches fundamental skills of mindfulness, self-inquiry, positive communication, and more. Gopal Das writes from the perspective of a trusted friend, weaving tales he's encountered over the years into a teaching story.

    Already a bestseller in India, The Way of the Monk is an ideal entry point for those who are just stepping onto the spiritual path. Here you will find a humorous and profound journey into truths that exist beyond the boundaries of geography, tradition, and nationality.

    ISBN: 9781683646624
    Publication date: 19/05/2020
    Price: $37.99
    Author: Das, Gaur Gopal
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $37.99
  • Wellness Small Changes for Big Results
    Wellness Small Changes for Big Results
    Wellness: Small changes for big results is a practical, easy-to-follow guide for people wishing to live a more energised, healthy life. Packed with simple tips that make a big impact on health, Wellness guides the reader through five key areas of focus: eating, movement, home, supplements and living well. With an emphasis on kindness and self-compassion, Wellness also includes a seven-day kick-start plan to help readers begin their journey to healthy living. Jess’s training as a naturopath and nutritionist leads her to recommend natural remedies and a holistic approach to living well. She communicates complex ideas in an easy-to-understand style, inspiring her readers to ‘just do one thing’ today to start their journey to better health.

    ISBN: 9780995110496
    Publication date: 01/05/2019
    Price: $39.99
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $39.99
  • What Would Alice do Advice for the Modern Woman
    What Would Alice do Advice for the Modern Woman
    "Why, sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast." Lewis Carroll's masterpiece Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and its equally famous sequel, Through the Looking-Glass, are among the most quoted works in literature. In What Would Alice Do?, a handy, pocket-sized volume, are the pithiest quotations from the White Rabbit, the Mad Hatter, the Queen of Hearts and, of course, the irrepressible Alice, every one of them pertinent today...and guaranteed to put a Cheshire grin on your face! What Would Alice Do? offers advice for any unreasonable, demanding and downright confusing situation, from one of the most iconic female characters in literary history. Forthright, polite, and always true to herself, Alice will help you navigate life as she did Wonderland - just ask yourself, what would Alice do? Sir John Tenniel's original engravings have defined our image of Alice ever since the story was first published in 1865. Reproduced to the highest quality, the iconic images in this book will delight both fans and those discovering them for the first time.
    Featuring a foreword by Lauren Laverne, a gorgeous foiled cover and Tenniel's famous black line illustrations, this beautiful little book of Alice quotes makes a wonderful gift for any fan of Alice in Wonderland.

    ISBN: 9781447288527
    Publication date: 22/10/2015
    Price: $12.99
    Author: Carroll, Lewis
    Format: Hard Back
    Price: $12.99
  • What Would Audrey Do
    What Would Audrey Do
    The author of the bestselling Audrey Style and Jackie Style offers a charming guide to modern living inspired by the impeccable example set by Audrey Hepburn. Audrey Hepburn epitomised grace and style, not only in her appearance but in her very essence. Whether in fashion, relationships, home life, or her work - both on screen and for UNICEF - no role model is more worthy of imitation. So, who better to turn to when pondering the right thing to do in our complex, modern world? In an era fraught with self-interest, artifice and vulgarity, Audrey can teach us how to remain demure, sophisticated, loving and gorgeous, everyday. Drawing on examples from the actress's extraordinary life, this hugely enjoyable, beautifully-designed book offers advice on dating, seduction techniques and marriage from the woman who enjoyed romances with John F. Kennedy, William Holden and Albert Finney; tips on how to apply Audrey's style to twenty-first-century clothes, make-up and accessories; insights into raising children, taming husbands and achieving a work-life balance and lessons in philanthropy from the star who used her fame to help others long before Bono or Angelina.
    Indeed, everything one might need to survive in the modern world. So, in place of strife, just ask yourself: What would Audrey do?

    ISBN: 9781781314654
    Publication date: 07/05/2015
    Price: $27.99
    Author: Keogh, Pamela Clarke
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $27.99
  • Whats Your Enneatype an Essential Guide to the Enneagram Understanding the Nine Personality Types for Personal Growth and Strengthened Relationship
    Whats Your Enneatype an Essential Guide to the Enneagram Understanding the Nine Personality Types for Personal Growth and Strengthened Relationship
    Pronounced ENN-EE-UH-GRAM, stemming from the Greek words ennea (nine) and grammos (a written symbol), the Enneagram is a centuries-old categorisation tool that classifies human personality into nine interconnected personality types. It is a powerful tool for self-observation, maximising your strengths, and improving your relationships. Learn-through in-depth descriptions, illustrations, and more-how to assess how you think, feel, and experience life, so that you can correctly identify which of the nine types you are.

    * Type 1: The Improver/Reformer/Perfectionist (Life Strategy: "I must be perfect and do what is right.")
    * Type 2: The Helper/Giver/Befriender (Life Strategy: "I must be helping, caring, and needed.")
    * Type 3: The Performer/Achiever/Actor (Life Strategy: "I must be impressive and look accomplished and successful.")
    * Type 4: The Romantic/Artist/Individualist (Life Strategy: "I must be understood uniquely as I am.")
    * Type 5: The Observer/Investigator/Theorist (Life Strategy: "I must be knowledgeable and equipped.")
    * Type 6: The Loyalist/Skeptic/Doubter (Life Strategy: "I must be secure and safe.")
    * Type 7: The Enthusiast/Optimist/Epicurean (Life Strategy: "I must be enjoying myself and avoiding pain.")
    * Type 8: The Challenger/Protector/Advocate (Life Strategy: "I must be strong and outside the control of others.")
    * Type 9: The Peacemaker/Mediator/Reconciler (Life Strategy: "I must maintain peace and calm.")

    Authors Liz Carver and Josh Green, creators of the hugely popular Instagram account @justmyenneatype, help you discover how knowing your type-and the types of those around you-can affect your daily life, your decisions, and your relationships with others, and how to use this wisdom to live life with more clarity, peace, and insight than you ever thought possible.

    So what's your enneatype? Find out today and get started on the journey to better understand your world, yourself, and your place within it.

    ISBN: 9781592339525
    Publication date: 04/08/2020
    Price: $36.99
    Author: Carver, Liz
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $36.99
  • When Breath Becomes Air
    When Breath Becomes Air
    THE NEW YORK TIMES NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER. THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER. "Finishing this book and then forgetting about it is simply not an option...Unmissable". (New York Times). At the age of thirty-six, on the verge of completing a decade's training as a neurosurgeon, Paul Kalanithi was diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer. One day he was a doctor treating the dying, the next he was a patient struggling to live. When Breath Becomes Air chronicles Kalanithi's transformation from a medical student asking what makes a virtuous and meaningful life into a neurosurgeon working in the core of human identity - the brain - and finally into a patient and a new father. What makes life worth living in the face of death? What do you do when when life is catastrophically interrupted? What does it mean to have a child as your own life fades away? Paul Kalanithi died while working on this profoundly moving book, yet his words live on as a guide to us all. When Breath Becomes Air is a life-affirming reflection on facing our mortality and on the relationship between doctor and patient, from a gifted writer who became both.

    ISBN: 9781784701994
    Publication date: 05/01/2017
    Price: $26.00
    Author: Kalanithi, Paul
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $26.00
  • When Death Takes Something from You Give It Back
    When Death Takes Something from You Give It Back
    "I raise my glass to my eldest son. His pregnant wife and daughter are sleeping above us. Outside, the March evening is cold and clear. 'To life!' I say as the glasses clink with a delicate and pleasing sound. My mother says something to the dog. Then the phone rings. We don't answer it. Who could be calling so late on a Saturday evening?"

    In March 2015, Naja Marie Aidt's 25-year-old son, Carl, died in a tragic accident.

    WHEN DEATH TAKES SOMETHING FROM YOU GIVE IT BACK is about losing a child. It is about formulating a vocabulary to express the deepest kind of pain. And it's about finding a way to write about a reality invaded by grief, lessened by loss.

    Faced with the sudden emptiness of language, Naja finds solace in the anguish of Joan Didion, Nick Cave, C.S. Lewis, Mallarme, Plato and other writers who have suffered the deadening impact of loss. Their torment suffuses with her own as Naja wrestles with words and contests their capacity to speak for the depths of her sorrow.

    This palimpsest of mourning enables Naja to turn over the pathetic, precious transience of existence and articulates her greatest fear: to forget. The insistent compulsion to reconstruct the harrowing aftermath of Carl's death keeps him painfully present, while fragmented memories, journal entries and poetry inch her closer to piecing Carl's life together.

    Intensely moving and quietly devastating, this is what is it to be a family, what it is to love and lose, and what it is to treasure life in spite of death's indomitable resolve.

    ISBN: 9781787475373
    Publication date: 21/03/2019
    Price: $34.99
    Author: Aidt, Naja Marie
    Format: Hard Back
    Price: $34.99
  • When Life Is Not Peachy
    When Life Is Not Peachy
    A warm hug in book form

    'Warm, wise and brilliantly practical. Pip Lincolne is exactly the woman you want in your corner when your chips are down.' - Clare Bowditch

    When life has taken a difficult turn, our heart is aching and we're only just holding it together, it's easy to question everything. Who even am I, and how will I keep going? We need someone in our corner to travel this journey with us and help keep our spirits up.

    This book is a gentle guide for navigating loss, grief or other sad times - a resource both for those who are downhearted and those supporting a loved one. With thoughtful advice on dealing with friends and family; healthy tips for eating and exercise when you don't feel like it; and a just-keep-yourself-going '101' for when you're feeling very low. It's the bolstering force we need to feel a bit closer to ourselves, or find a bit of peace.

    For years Pip Lincolne has had a dedicated readership through her blog Meet Me At Mike's and frankie magazine. She wrote this book during some tough times of her own, in the hope that what she learned might help someone else feel a little better some day.

    ISBN: 9781760524791
    Publication date: 03/03/2020
    Price: $36.99
    Author: Lincolne, Pip
    Format: Hard Back
    Price: $36.99
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