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Health new titles

Ngā Taitara hauora hōu

​Stretch your muscles and your mind. Our selection of books explores the physical as well as the philosophical challenges in life. Some titles come in large print. This list updates when we add new titles to our collection. 

Food and nutrition  by P. K. Newby

Food and nutrition

P. K. Newby

"It seems that practically every day there is news about some new super-nutrient, super diet, or super food that promises to help us to be healthier, smarter, happier, fight disease, lose weight, or live longer. Some of this information propels temporary...

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The art of psychic reiki  by Lisa Campion

The art of psychic reiki

Lisa Campion

"Reiki is a gentle yet powerful, hands-on energy healing method from Japan that's been gaining in popularity over the last century-not only with bodyworkers and massage therapists in the West but also with medical professionals who can attest to its ...

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How to end the autism epidemic  by J. B. Handley

How to end the autism epidemic

J. B. Handley

"In How to End the Autism Epidemic, Generation Rescue's co-founder J.B. Handley offers a compelling, science-based explanation of what's causing the autism epidemic, the lies that enable its perpetuation, and the steps we must take as parents and as a...

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The way I see it  by Temple Grandin

The way I see it

Temple Grandin

"Dr. Temple Grandin gets to the REAL issues of autism, the ones parents, teachers, and individuals on the spectrum face every day. Temple offers helpful dos and don ts, practical strategies, and try-it-now tips, all based on her insider perspective and...

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The feeling brain  by Elizabeth (Psychologist) Johnston

The feeling brain

Elizabeth (Psychologist) Johnston

"After years of neglect by both mainstream biology and psychology, the study of emotions has emerged as a central topic of scientific inquiry in the vibrant new discipline of affective neuroscience. Elizabeth Johnston and Leah Olson trace how work in...

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How to sit  by Ann Rodiger

How to sit

Ann Rodiger

"It is not necessary to experience pain while sitting at your office workstation. Office injuries, including pains and strains caused by cumulative stresses, pose a serious threat to your overall health and to the quality of your work. Use this book to...

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The joy of forest bathing  by Melanie Choukas-Bradley

The joy of forest bathing

Melanie Choukas-Bradley

"Full sensory immersion in the beauty and wonder of nature and trees can produce mental, emotional, and physical health benefits. Research has shown that forest bathing lowers blood pressure, pulse rate, and cortisol levels; improves mood; and may even...

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Unwell  by Mike McRae


Mike McRae

In a world where illness seems to be everywhere, where does failing biology stop and personal responsibility begin? Nostalgia used to be a killer nervous condition. Emotional women were once treated with a good orgasm, left-handed folk were beaten to...

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The birth partner  by Penny Simkin

The birth partner

Penny Simkin

"Now fully revised in its fifth edition, The Birth Partner remains the definitive guide to helping a woman through labor and birth, and the essential manual to have at hand during the event. The Birth Partner includes thorough information on: preparing...

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Taste of Lifeline.

Taste of Lifeline.

Taste of Lifeline, a collection of more than one hundred stories from the pages of Lifeline magazine, features personal accounts by OA members writing about their challenges and how they work the OA program; journal questions so you can use the Tool of...

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The twelve steps and twelve traditions of Overeaters Anonymous.

The twelve steps and twelve traditions of Overeaters Anonymous.

Explains the twelve steps of Overeaters Anonymous, its program of recovery for food addiction, and the twelve traditions, the principles that guide its groups and services.

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Healing chronic candida  by Cynthia Perkins

Healing chronic candida

Cynthia Perkins

"Chronic candida is an invisible epidemic in our society today that is lacking a complete and effective health care regimen. Millions of people are suffering unwittingly with this condition as it may be an underlying contributor to numerous gastroint...

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Psychodynamic counselling in a nutshell  by Susan Howard

Psychodynamic counselling in a nutshell

Susan Howard

"Susan Howard explains in a clear, jargon-free style, the concepts at the heart of the psychodynamic approach, and, drawing on case material, describes the therapeutic practice which rests on those ideas. Assuming no previous knowledge of the subject,...

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Shapeshifters  by Gavin Francis


Gavin Francis

From birth to death, a lyrical exploration of the role of transformation in human life. To be alive is to be in perpetual metamorphosis: growing, healing, learning, aging. In Shapeshifters, physician and writer Gavin Francis considers the inevitable ...

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The little book of sleep  by Nerina Ramlakhan

The little book of sleep

Nerina Ramlakhan

"A fully illustrated guide to achieving deep, natural, clean sleep from leading sleep expert, Dr Nerina Ramlakhan. The Little Book of Sleep is a beautifully colour-illustrated guide to achieving deep, natural, clean sleep. Sleep expert Dr Nerina R...

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How to make disease disappear  by Rangan Chatterjee

How to make disease disappear

Rangan Chatterjee

"Dr. Rangan Chatterjee presents a radically simple plan for taking control of your health and your life. Chronic diseases such as type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, depression and dementia are today the nation's leading causes of death and disability....

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100 questions & answers about prostate cancer  by Pamela Ellsworth

100 questions & answers about prostate cancer

Pamela Ellsworth

Whether you're a newly diagnosed prostate cancer patient, a survivor, or a friend or relative of either, this book offers help. The only text to provide both the doctor's and patient's point of view, 100 Questions and Answers About Prostate Cancer gives...

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Oestrogen matters   by Avrum Bluming

Oestrogen matters

Avrum Bluming

"For years, hormone replacement therapy (HRT) was hailed as a miracle. Study after study showed that HRT, if initiated at the onset of menopause, could ease symptoms ranging from hot flashes to memory loss; reduce the risk of heart disease, Alzheimer...

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Bariatric fitness for your new life  by Julia Karlstad

Bariatric fitness for your new life

Julia Karlstad

The first-ever comprehensive guide to exercise after life-changing weight-loss surgery. Bariatric surgery is a highly effective way to take control of your weight. But it's only one part of the solution. The helpful advice and proven fitness program in...

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The best possible you  by Hannah Richards

The best possible you

Hannah Richards

"A practical nutritional and lifestyle guide to improving your health and healing your body. The human body is an amazing and resilient system, and the food we eat, the way we move, and the way we chose to live our lives can all help to keep it in balance...

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Health your self  by Nic Gill

Health your self

Nic Gill

"Health Your Self is a practical, fresh-thinking health guide from the All Blacks’ strength and conditioning coach, Dr Nic Gill. In this timely response to troubling health trends and the overwhelming demands of our ever-busy lives, Nic tackles many of...

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Flu hunter  by Robert G. Webster

Flu hunter

Robert G. Webster

"When a new influenza virus emerges that is able to be transmitted between humans, it spreads globally as a pandemic, often with high mortality. Enormous social disruption and substantial economic cost can result. The 1918 Spanish influenza pandemic ...

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Diabetes & keeping fit  by Sheri Colberg

Diabetes & keeping fit

Sheri Colberg

"Nearly one in 11 people in the United States are affected by diabetes, a staggering number with both personal and social costs. If you’re one of these millions of people with diabetes or prediabetes, the American Diabetes Association recommends two...

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Chasing excellence  by Ben Bergeron

Chasing excellence

Ben Bergeron

CrossFit trainer Ben Bergeron has helped build the world's fittest athletes, but he's not like other coaches. He believes that greatness is not for the elite few; that winning is a result, not a goal; and that character, not talent, is what makes a t...

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Maximus body  by Bobby Maximus

Maximus body

Bobby Maximus

"The man (Bobby Maximus), the plan (his 100 workouts), and your new belief that you can radically transform your body, thanks to these new intense programs that will get you working harder than you have ever worked before."--

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Chris beat cancer  by Chris Wark

Chris beat cancer

Chris Wark

"Two days before Christmas and at just 26-years-old, Chris Wark found himself diagnosed with stage-3 colon cancer. Before he knew it, he was wheeled into surgery, where a golf ball-sized tumor and a third of his colon were removed. Doctors told Wark that...

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The biological mind  by Alan Jasanoff

The biological mind

Alan Jasanoff

"To a 21st century human, the brain is the seat of all our powers. But the hyperbolic way we talk about the brain is more informed by a mystical conception of what the soul is than by scientific fact. From the confines of ancient philosophy to the du...

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Reboot your health  by Sara Davenport

Reboot your health

Sara Davenport

"Reboot Your Health starts with a comprehensive and bespoke health assessment. From inexpensive and simple tests you can do yourself (sleep, saliva/urine pH, bowel habits, blood pressure, candida etc.) and tests you can ask your doctor or pharmacist...

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Love you  by Lorna Jane Clarkson

Love you

Lorna Jane Clarkson

"The Active Living philosophy is how Lorna lives her life; by moving, nourishing and believing everyday - a practice that has evolved into a global movement. Active Living makes being fit and healthy simple because it breaks it down in to a daily practice...

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Goodbye lupus  by Brooke Goldner

Goodbye lupus

Brooke Goldner

Brooke Goldner, M.D. is a board certified physician known world-wide for being a medical doctor who has developed a nutrition-based treatment for for her own autoimmune disease, Lupus. In this personal and intimate story, she takes you through the pain...

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Adaptogens  by Paula Grainger


Paula Grainger

Increasing numbers of people are suffering from stress, anxiety and fatigue caused by lack of sleep, digital overload and our 24/7 lifestyle. In adaptogens, medical herbalist Paula Grainger provides an answer to these modern-day afflictions by introducing...

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Heart  by Sandeep Jauhar


Sandeep Jauhar

"For centuries, the human heart seemed beyond our understanding: an inscrutable shuddering mass that was the spark of life as well as somehow the driver of emotion and the seat of the soul. As the cardiologist and bestselling author Sandeep Jauhar shows...

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Happiness within the skin  by Jean-Louis Poiroux

Happiness within the skin

Jean-Louis Poiroux

"Exploring age-old beauty and well-being traditions as well as the latest scientific findings on skin cells, this book-and the products and treatments it recommends-is the result of 15 years of research and experience. Jean-Louis Poiroux, founder of ...

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The complete guide to personal training  by Morc Coulson

The complete guide to personal training

Morc Coulson

"A revised and updated second edition of the popular Complete Guide to Personal Training. Aimed at anyone working as, or training to be a Personal Trainer. The text will be revised throughout, with a new chapter on fitness testing (around 32pp new content)...

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Escaping the emotional roller coaster  by Patricia Zurita Ona

Escaping the emotional roller coaster

Patricia Zurita Ona

If you've ever been told that you're 'too sensitive' or felt overwhelmed by your emotions, this is the book for you. Using the principles of ACT and positive psychology, Dr Zurita Ona provides a simple roadmap for every 'super-feeler' on how to avoid...

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The secret life of the mind by Mariano Sigman

The secret life of the mind

Mariano Sigman

"In the last twenty years, Mariano Sigman has journeyed to the core of the brain, an organ formed by nearly an infinity of neurons that manufacture how we perceive, reason, feel, dream, and communicate. After more than two decades of research, he has...

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A life less sugar  by Amanda Tiffen

A life less sugar

Amanda Tiffen

How many teaspoons of sugar do you consume a day? Amanda Tiffen went from 30 teaspoons of sugar per day (unknowingly) to 6 teaspoons of sugar per day and in doing so lost an astonishing 20 KG. After years of dieting and fighting to control her weight,...

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An introduction to equine assisted psychotherapy  by Meg Kirby

An introduction to equine assisted psychotherapy

Meg Kirby

"Equine assisted psychotherapy is a professional, innovative, and experiential approach to counseling, psychotherapy, and mental health that supports clients of all ages with horses as assistants and co-facilitators in the process."--Publisher's desc...

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Social survival  by Amy Eleftheriades

Social survival

Amy Eleftheriades

"Social Survival is a practical manual outlining what it means to be a logical thinker and how logical thinkers can make sense of the social world. Relevant for young logical thinkers including those with high-functioning autism and Asperger's syndrome,...

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The tapping solution to create lasting change  by Jessica Ortner

The tapping solution to create lasting change

Jessica Ortner

"From the New York Times best-selling author of The Tapping Solution for Weight Loss and Body Confidence, the latest book in the Tapping Solution series uses EFT as a tool for finding the clarity and the ease you need to navigate change. Why do we fear...

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How not to be a doctor  by John Launer

How not to be a doctor

John Launer

Doctor and medical columnist John Launer has written on the practice and teaching of medicine for many years. Now, more than fifty of his essays have been collected in How Not to Be A Doctor. Taken together, they set out an argument that being a doctor--a...

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Autistism  by Judit Rick


Judit Rick

"This is a book that is meant to give guidance and encouragement in raising an autistic child. Chances are you have heard of Autism. It is even possible you have a person in your immediate family who was diagnosed with it, or you may know someone aff...

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Cracking neuroscience  by Jon Turney

Cracking neuroscience

Jon Turney

For so long, the brain was the great unknown of human biology; an evolved complex of cells, chemicals and electricity, which eluded even the understanding of its own grey matter. Now, in this comprehensive guide, the most complicated concepts from across...

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Thrive through yoga  by Nicola Jane Hobbs

Thrive through yoga

Nicola Jane Hobbs

Whether you long to live with less stress, reduce anxiety, find the confidence to follow your dreams or simply find more happiness and meaning in your everyday life, Thrive Through Yoga will take you on a journey towards health, strength and freedom....

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Too many pills  by James Le Fanu

Too many pills

James Le Fanu

"Over the past fifteen years the number of prescriptions has increased threefold - an additional 300 million annually - so it is now not unusual for those in their seventies to be taking half a dozen (or more) different drugs. This might be justified...

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Ticker  by Mimi Swartz


Mimi Swartz

"If America could send a man to the moon, why couldn't its best surgeons build an artificial heart? In Ticker, Texas Monthly executive editor and two-time National Magazine Award winner Mimi Swartz shows just how hard it can be to replicate nature's ...

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Vaccines, autoimmunity, and the changing nature of childhood illness  by Thomas Dale Cowan

Vaccines, autoimmunity, and the changing nature of childhood illness

Thomas Dale Cowan

"Over the past 50 years, rates of chronic illness, learning disabilities, and allergies in children have exploded--1 in 6 children has a diagnosed learning disorder, 1 in 50 has autism, and 1 in 13 has severe food allergies. Instead of blaming genetics...

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Weight expectations  by Dave Chawner

Weight expectations

Dave Chawner

"Looking at the day-to-day struggle of living with an eating disorder, Dave Chawner shares how he became anorexic, and how he has started to recover. This engaging and sharply funny book will give hope to anyone in a similar situation, and give insight...

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The new mind-body science of depression  by Vladimir Maletic

The new mind-body science of depression

Vladimir Maletic

"Depression is the world's most devastating health condition, not just because it extracts so high a price in health, well-being, and ability to function, but because it is so common, especially in the industrialized world, where rates of depression ...

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Yoga therapy for fear  by Beth Spindler

Yoga therapy for fear

Beth Spindler

"Uncover fearlessness through yoga's methods and disciplines with this guide. This book offers a medically-proven approach to help students and clients uncover their own radiance that is hidden by fear and anxiety. Yoga offers a readily-accessible system...

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The open-focus brain  by Les Fehmi

The open-focus brain

Les Fehmi

This highly readable and empowering book offers straightforward explanations and simple exercises on how to shift into a more calm, open style of attention that reduces stress, improves health, and enhances performance. Includes a 60-minute audio CD.

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Girls with autism becoming women  by Heather Stone Wodis

Girls with autism becoming women

Heather Stone Wodis

"This new book investigates the experiences of seven women with autism as they transition from childhood to adulthood, and how they make sense of that journey. Taken from the autobiographies of women including Liane Holliday-Willey and Temple Grandin,...

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Obsessive compulsions  by C. Thomas Gualtieri

Obsessive compulsions

C. Thomas Gualtieri

Almost everybody has an obsession or feels a compulsion to do something a certain way. Magic numbers, intrusive thoughts, unusual fears and superstitions happen to about four people out of five, but where do these obsessive-compulsive (OC) traits come...

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Food refusal and avoidant eating in children, including those with autism spectrum conditions  by Gillian Greville-Harris

Food refusal and avoidant eating in children, including those with autism spectrum conditions

Gillian Greville-Harris

"Many children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) have a restricted dietary range, and this book provides parents with advice and training on how to deal with this condition and achieve a healthier and more balanced diet. Now described as Avoidant o...

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Neal's Yard remedies complete wellness

Neal's Yard remedies complete wellness

"Embrace holistic health and prepare natural health remedies for common ailments with essential oils, herbal remedies and pure foods. Neal's Yard Remedies: Complete Wellness delivers a head to toe guide to self-care for every part of your body. Targe...

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Balanced and beautiful  by Katrina Scott

Balanced and beautiful

Katrina Scott

"Balanced and beautiful is a guide to focusing on the amazing woman that is you, with a 5-day plan to Refresh, Motivate, Inspire, Energize, and last but not least, Relax. Filled with daily fitness routines, delicious recipes, wisdom to transform your...

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The shrinkology solution  by Megan A. Arroll

The shrinkology solution

Megan A. Arroll

"'So many diet books focus solely on the food and not nearly enough on the psychology of why we eat what we do and how to use simple hacks to overcome temptation. This is where The Shrinkology Solution comes in - a strong and original idea from two very...

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Psychedelic revolutionaries  by P. W. (Patrick Wayne) Barber

Psychedelic revolutionaries

P. W. (Patrick Wayne) Barber

"Psychedelic Revolutionaries recounts the history of hallucinogenic-drug research in Saskatchewan, and the pioneering work of Humphry Osmond, Abram Hoffer, and Duncan Blewett. They broke new ground in the 1950s and '60s in the use of hallucinogens, l...

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Biomarkers and mental illness  by Paul C. Guest

Biomarkers and mental illness

Paul C. Guest

Employing accessible language throughout, this book covers the history of psychiatric research, the current state-of-the art in psychiatric practice, the physiological systems affected by psychiatric illnesses, the whole-body nature of these diseases...

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The disordered mind  by Eric R. Kandel

The disordered mind

Eric R. Kandel

"In his seminal new book, The Disordered Mind, Kandel draws on a lifetime of pathbreaking research and the work of many other leading neuroscientists to take us on an unusual tour of the brain. He confronts one of the most difficult questions we face:...

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Aerial physique fit  by Jill (Aerialist) Franklin

Aerial physique fit

Jill (Aerialist) Franklin

Aerial exercises based on pilates based concepts, stretching methods and human anatomy intended to build strength and endurance.

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Spectrum women

Spectrum women

"Barb Cook and 15 other autistic women describe life from a female autistic perspective, and present empowering, helpful and supportive insights from their personal experience for fellow autistic women. Michelle Garnett's comments validate and expand...

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8 weeks to wow  by Emilie Brabon-Hames

8 weeks to wow

Emilie Brabon-Hames

"Elite trainers James 'Chief' and Emilie Brabon love a challenge. As founders of ORIGINAL BOOTCAMP, the world's longest-running and most respected bootcamp fitness program, this power couple has spent decades helping ordinary people achieve - and maintain...

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Yoga forma  by Romy Phillips

Yoga forma

Romy Phillips

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Ultimate wilderness gear  by Craig Caudill

Ultimate wilderness gear

Craig Caudill

"Ultimate Wilderness Gear gives every wilderness junkie what they crave: expert knowledge on the best gear to get any job done on an outdoor trip. Craig Caudill, author of Extreme Wilderness Survival, has amassed decades' worth of wilderness expertise...

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Pilates for pregnancy  by Anya (Pilates teacher) Hayes

Pilates for pregnancy

Anya (Pilates teacher) Hayes

"Pilates for Pregnancy covers the fundamentals of Pilates and includes a progressive Pilates programme tailored for each trimester – focusing on pelvic floor and abdominal strength, posture and health & fitness. Anya Hayes' insightful exercise guide will...

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How to beat insomnia and sleep problems one step at a time  by Kirstie Anderson

How to beat insomnia and sleep problems one step at a time

Kirstie Anderson

"Accessible and trustworthy support for sufferers of insomnia and other sleep difficulties.Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT), initiated in 2008, has made psychological therapy more accessible to those in need. This series of self-help...

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You have the right to remain fat  by Virgie Tovar

You have the right to remain fat

Virgie Tovar

"Growing up as a fat girl, Virgie Tovar believed that her body was something to be fixed. But after two decades of dieting and constant guilt, she was over it - and gave herself the freedom to trust her own body again. Ever since, she's been helping others...

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I've decided to live 120 years  by Ilchi Lee

I've decided to live 120 years

Ilchi Lee

"For most of our lives, we work hard, reaching for success, until we are faced with retirement. If you retire at age 65, you may think you have about 20 more years to relax and enjoy your life. But what if you had more time? What if you had another 40...

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Teaching trauma sensitive yoga  by Brendon Abram

Teaching trauma sensitive yoga

Brendon Abram

"A practical, hands-on, experienced-based guide for teaching trauma-sensitive yoga Canadian Forces veteran turned yoga teacher Brendon Abram combines his first-hand experience with PTSD in the field and years of teaching to offer this practical guide...

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Befriending your body  by Ann Saffi Biasetti

Befriending your body

Ann Saffi Biasetti

"People who struggle with disordered eating find themselves in an unrelenting cycle of harsh self-judgment, painful emotions, and harmful behaviors. The body is seen as an enemy, something to struggle with, and they may withdraw from life and become ...

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Gross anatomy  by Mara Altman

Gross anatomy

Mara Altman

"I cannot tell you the number of times I've wondered, especially after a spicy meal, why evolution wasn't smart enough to build us with buttholes made out of something more durable. Titanium, perhaps? From the hilarious Mara Altman, Gross Anatomy...

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Ageless brain

Ageless brain

"It's normal for the brain to short-circuit every now and then--you put your keys in the fridge, or can't find the pair of glasses on top of your head. But what if there was away to eat, exercise, and live that could eliminate these 'senior moments'?...

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Perspectives of divorced therapists  by Tanya Radecker

Perspectives of divorced therapists

Tanya Radecker

"What is the experience of therapists who are working with couples to repair relationships, if they were not able to do the same for themselves? Through interviews with divorced therapists from diverse cultures, philosophies, and generations, this book...

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Close your eyes, get free  by Grace Smith

Close your eyes, get free

Grace Smith

"Forget what you think you know about hypnosis and learn why it is the hottest "new" technique for personal development. More and more, studies are showing that hypnosis can help ease everyday stress and anxiety-from our worst habits to our deepest f...

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Physiotherapy in mental health and psychiatry

Physiotherapy in mental health and psychiatry

"A brand new and must have textbook for the students and practising physiotherapists which acts as a trusted guide on the different perspectives, contexts and approaches across the spectrum of mental health and psychiatry settings. Grounded in theory...

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F. I. T.  by Kim Dolan Leto

F. I. T.

Kim Dolan Leto

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Quit smoking boot camp  by Allen Carr

Quit smoking boot camp

Allen Carr

Short of time? Or have you stopped smoking and found it hard to stay stopped? If so, then this is the book for you. Quit Smoking Boot Camp is a revolutionary and concise version of the Easyway method, delivered in short, dramatic chunks to help you q...

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What to expect when you're expecting  by Heidi Eisenberg Murkoff

What to expect when you're expecting

Heidi Eisenberg Murkoff

"Totally revised and updated for a new generation of expectant mothers and fathers. The world's favourite pregnancy book just got better. What to Expect When You're Expecting has long been the go-to manual for parents-to-be around the world. With det...

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On sleep  by Fleur Anderson

On sleep

Fleur Anderson

"[This book] is the story of our love - hate relationship with slumber. Part-time insomniac Fleur Anderson ponders the big questions: Why can't I sleep? Do politicians and other high-fliers ever admit they too are exhausted? Do they get enough sleep to...

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Transforming contagion

Transforming contagion

"Moving from viruses, vaccines, and copycat murder to gay panics, xenophobia, and psychopaths, Transforming Contagion energetically fuses critical humanities and social science perspectives into a boundary-smashing interdisciplinary collection on con...

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Vaccines  by Andrea Grignolio


Andrea Grignolio

'The dangerous decline in vaccinations in many developed countries is at the heart of a lively debate that confirms how important the subject is today. Vaccinations are among mankind's most important scientific discoveries, yet they continue to be viewed...

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Heal the body, heal the mind  by Susanne Babbel

Heal the body, heal the mind

Susanne Babbel

"When trauma occurs, the logical mind is hijacked and physiology takes over in an effort to protect you. This leaves an imprint-your body wants to ensure that nothing like that will ever happen again. Being reminded of a traumatic event can trigger t...

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How to sleep well  by Neil Stanley

How to sleep well

Neil Stanley

"Stop sabotaging your own sleep and finally wake up energised and refreshed. How to Sleep Well is a guidebook that can change your life. Whether you struggle to fall asleep, sleep too lightly, wake too often or simply cannot wake up, this book can help...

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The circadian code  by Satchin Panda

The circadian code

Satchin Panda

A comprehensive health book and lifestyle plan to help manage the body's natural rhythms offers advice to overcome difficulty sleeping, hunger at odd times, and sudden fatigue.

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A funny thing happened on the way to chemo  by Ileana Von Hirsch

A funny thing happened on the way to chemo

Ileana Von Hirsch

"'Cancer is not a laughing matter, as I was told by a cross German lady from Dortmund when I showed her this journal. She had herself had breast cancer and is right of course; there are lots of things that are not fun about cancer, most of them unavoidable....

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The secret language of anatomy  by Cecilia Brassett

The secret language of anatomy

Cecilia Brassett

"A strikingly illustrated key to decoding anatomical terminology, with 150 terms for body parts that derive from animals, plants, objects, and more"--Provided by publisher.

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The joy of recovery  by Michael David McGee

The joy of recovery

Michael David McGee

"The Joy of Recovery is a comprehensive guide to healing from all addictions. It lays out a path and a method for recovery that leads to a life of joy, free from the bondage of addiction. It is a book about transformation.The Joy of Recovery is a pra...

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Write yourself happy  by Megan C. Hayes

Write yourself happy

Megan C. Hayes

"Psychologists tell us that writing helps us cope with and recover from depression, anxiety, job loss and even heartbreak. Exciting new research shows that we can flourish further by actively choosing to write about positive emotions. Journalling is a...

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Conceivability  by Elizabeth L. Katkin


Elizabeth L. Katkin

"Part memoir, part guide, this personal and deeply informative account of one woman's gripping journey through the global fertility industry in search of the solution to her own "unexplained infertility" exposes eye-opening information about the medi...

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Meet your bacteria  by Nicola Temple

Meet your bacteria

Nicola Temple

Meet Your Bacteria introduces you to all of your tiny tenants, and reveals the fascinating inner workings of your body, and the importance of these usually helpful (but sometimes harmful) microbes. Highly topical and accessible, this book: explores t...

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The gut wellness guide  by Allison Post

The gut wellness guide

Allison Post

"A user-friendly guide for anyone grappling with hard-to-pin-down causes of chronic pain, fatigue, gas, bloating, and other common disorders associated with the gut, as well as those wanting to improve their overall health Addressing a wide range of...

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Herbal remedies handbook  by Andrew Chevallier

Herbal remedies handbook

Andrew Chevallier

"Take charge of your health naturally with tried-and-tested plant-based treatments. Explore the health properties and practical uses of more than 140 medicinal herbs such as tumeric, rosemary, and ginger root. Browse through the fully illustrated expert...

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Nodding off  by Alice (Psychologist) Gregory

Nodding off

Alice (Psychologist) Gregory

Sleep is vital to the way we learn, remember and forget, to how we feel about family and partners, our wellbeing, and our mental and physical health. It is essential for life itself. In Nodding Off, renowned sleep researcher Alice Gregory explores every...

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