A lyrical account of an activity that is essential for our sanity, equilibrium, and well-being, from the author of Silence ("A book to be handled and savored." --Wall Street Journal) Placing one foot in front of the other, embarking on the journey of discovery, and experiencing the... read more
If the most precious thing we have is time, the most highly prized expertise should be knowing how to spend it well. Yet, busier than ever, do we really understand which experiences bring us joy and success, and which don't?
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|Author:||Irene Smit; Astrid van der Hulst; Editors of Flow magazine|
Celebrate the joys of living with less. Less stuff. Less stress. Less overthinking. Less judgment. Less excess. Combining the hands-on activity and beautiful production value that made A Book That Takes Its Time a bestseller, with 204,000 copies... read more
|Author:||Kahlil Gibran; Rupi Kaur (Foreword by)|
|Series:||A\Penguin Classics Hardcover Ser.|
Utterly unique and beloved around the world, The Prophet is a collection of twenty-six poetic essays by the Lebanese artist, philosopher and writer Khalil Gibran. Telling the story of the prophet Al-Mustafa and his conversations with various acquaintances as he returns home af... read more
The instant #1 international bestseller from the beloved author of How to Stop Time and The HumansThe societies we are part of are increasingly making our minds ill. It very often feels that the way we live is almost engineered to make us unhappy. Whether it is ou... read more
Busy mothers balance home, children and work, but where can wellbeing fit into daily life?
Mindful Thoughts for Mothers is a lovingly-crafted book of reflections that all mums can dip into during those precious moments of space from 'doing', for a positiv... read more
Experiencing stress is a normal part of being human, but in our increasingly complex and fast-paced world, our stress levels can interfere with our enjoyment of life, including through anxiety, lack of energy, sleeplessness, muscle tension and irritation. What many might not kno... read more
|Reading Level:||7 Ref|
Everyone has a purpose. And, according to Oprah Winfrey, 'Your real job in life is to figure out as soon as possible what that is, who you are meant to be, and begin to honor your calling in the best way possible.' That jou... read more
Ask yourself - Do I need it? Do I love it? Do I use it?
Bestselling author and happiness expert Gretchen Rubin explores one of her key secrets to happiness: that, for most of us, outer order leads to inner calm. A messy desk or a cluttered cupboard might seem l... read more
|Author:||Alain de Botton|
|Series:||Picador Classic Ser.|
With an introduction by comedian and novelist David Baddiel
A novel in seven volumes, Marcel Proust's In Search of Lost Time is considered a major literary work of the twentieth century. And even more crucially, one that you should have read by now. Ho... read more
INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER"An astounding triumph . . . Profound . . . Achingly wise . . . A recovery memoir like no other." --Entertainment Weekly (A)"Riveting . . . Beautifully told." --Boston Globe"An honest and important book . . . Vi... read more
When did busy become a badge of honour? In 10 on-the-couch sessions, New Zealand clinical psychologist Karen Nimmo diagnoses, explains and treats Busy as F ck syndrome, the condition that's consuming us all, whether we realise it or not. If we are going to squeeze the most from... read more