Health & Wellbeing (190)

Calm

ISBN: 9781786852427

Publisher: Summersdale Publishers

‘Calmness of mind is one of the beautiful jewels of wisdom.’ James Allen Immerse yourself in the words of the world’s best writers, leaders and thinkers...


‘Calmness of mind is one of the beautiful jewels of wisdom.’ James Allen Immerse yourself in the words of the world’s best writers, leaders and thinkers with this beautiful book of motivational words and quotes. Inspire your heart, free your mind, and bask in the glow of positive thinking.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 96


Dimensions: 101 x 136 mm


Publication Date: 10-01-2018


$19.99
Suicide; Aftermath & Beyond

ISBN: 9780473403652

Author: Paul Lynch    Publisher: Cabbage Press

"I believe we need to quit the approach in which we quietly come in through the frilly pink curtains and talk about suicide carefully so as not to cause upset o...


"I believe we need to quit the approach in which we quietly come in through the frilly pink curtains and talk about suicide carefully so as not to cause upset or offend anyone. I'm saying we should fire up the bulldozer, smash it through the wall and start yelling: "Let's talk about suicide and how much it suck"". This book is the story of the tragic death by suicide of Paul Lynch's brother Brett and the devastating effect it had on his family. It is also a powerful plea for us to face up to suicide as an issue and acknowledge that the way we're dealing with it at the moment isn't working. "If my story can prevent a person, or people, from leaving their family and friends to deal with the aftermath of their suicide and all that goes with it," says Paul Lynch, "then I will consider that to be a success".


Bind: paperback


Pages: 146


Dimensions: 130 x 200 mm


$29.50
The New Anatomy for Strength & Fitness Training

ISBN: 9781504800518

Author: Mark Vella    Publisher: IMM Lifestyle

Perfect for beginning and advanced fitness practitioners alike, this is an in-depth look into the most magnificent machine ever created--the human body. Using d...


Perfect for beginning and advanced fitness practitioners alike, this is an in-depth look into the most magnificent machine ever created--the human body. Using detailed anatomical illustrations, The New Anatomy for Strength and Fitness Training provides you visual insight into what happens to this organic machine during exercise--muscles and tendons working in concert to strengthen your body's building blocks. With a basic knowledge of how the body works, you can buff up your body with the book's 90 exercises, grouped by body region and involving gym machines, free weights and body weight/stretching, as well as yoga and Pilates. Each exercise is vividly illustrated by a full-colour anatomical illustration of the targeted muscles, together with instructions on execution and technique.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 160


Dimensions: 216 x 279 mm


Publication Date: 13-10-2017


$39.99
When You Lose Someone You Love

ISBN: 9781620082317

Author: Joanne Fink    Publisher: Companion House

Filled with expressive sentiments and beautifully simple illustrations from the personal grief journal of award-winning artist/author Joanne Fink, this special ...


Filled with expressive sentiments and beautifully simple illustrations from the personal grief journal of award-winning artist/author Joanne Fink, this special edition of When You Lose Someone You Love offers a healing connection with all who are dealing with one of life’s most challenging times. Readers will understand that they are not alone, that there will be days when they feel overwhelmed, nights when they can’t sleep, and times when waves of sadness wash over them unexpectedly. Affirming and cathartic, this book will help bring healing without sugarcoating the challenges of losing a loved one. When You Lose Someone You Love is an incredible gift of comfort for anyone who endures the journey of losing a spouse, a family member, or close friend. Inside When You Lose Someone You Love: * Life-affirming insights from the personal grief journal of an award-winning artist * Expressive sentiments that take readers through the many emotions of loss * Beautifully illustrations on every page * A 116-page book that offers the "look and feel" of a very personal greeting card


Bind: paperback


Pages: 116


Dimensions: 153 x 115 mm


Publication Date: 10-10-2017


$19.99
Black Flu 1918: The Story of New Zealand's Worst Public Health Disaster

ISBN: 9781927145951

Author: Geoffrey Rice    Publisher: Canterbury University Press

Many New Zealand families were affected by the 1918 influenza pandemic. In the space of about six weeks, over 6400 Pakeha died and an estimated 2500 Maori. That...


Many New Zealand families were affected by the 1918 influenza pandemic. In the space of about six weeks, over 6400 Pakeha died and an estimated 2500 Maori. That equals nearly half the total of New Zealand soldiers killed in the First World War. Yet these were civilians, dying in the first month of peace. This was New Zealand's worst-ever public health disaster. The whole country seemed to shut down for several weeks in November 1918. Because the victims' bodies turned black when they died, many believed it was the plague. Could it happen again? The risk of another major influenza pandemic is even greater now, thanks to international jet travel. Global flu surveillance should give us better earning, and we now have anti-viral drugs and antibiotics to deal with the secondary pneumonia that was the real killer in 1918. But do we have the systems in place to deal with another massive health crisis? This book shows how we coped back in 1918 - the response of public health officials, how the sick were nursed, how thousands of convalescents were fed and the lessons learned that may still be useful today. It is an inspiring and fascinating story that all New Zealanders need to know about.


Pages: 96


Dimensions: 210 x 265 mm


Publication Date: 20-09-2017


$29.99
This Book Will Make You Feel Less Shit

ISBN: 9781786852182

Author: SUMMERSDALE    Publisher: Summersdale Publishers

Hey! You’re doing a great job but it’s OK to need some help. With strengthening statements, witty quotes and self-care tips, this lil’ book is here to hel...


Hey! You’re doing a great job but it’s OK to need some help. With strengthening statements, witty quotes and self-care tips, this lil’ book is here to help you love and care for yourself.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 160


Dimensions: 111 x 154 mm


Publication Date: 09-11-2017


$19.99
The Little Book of Hygge

ISBN: 9781786852076

Author: Jonny Jackson    Publisher: Summersdale Publishers

‘Fear less, hope more; eat less, chew more; … hate less, love more; and all good things are yours.’      -Scandinavian proverb Hygge – the now famili...


‘Fear less, hope more; eat less, chew more; … hate less, love more; and all good things are yours.’      -Scandinavian proverb Hygge – the now familiar Danish word for warmth, cosiness, peace and harmony – is something we all aspire to. This charming little book, filled with comforting quotes and simple tips, will help you kindle this cosiness in your own home. Light a candle, snuggle up and celebrate the things that make life good.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 160


Dimensions: 101 x 136 mm


Publication Date: 12-10-2017


$19.99
Beauty Hacks

ISBN: 9781849535748

Author: Aggie Robertson    Publisher: Summersdale Publishers

Do you wake up in the morning and think, ‘I wish there was a quicker way to put on my make-up?’ Do you find yourself getting so frustrated at nail varnish s...


Do you wake up in the morning and think, ‘I wish there was a quicker way to put on my make-up?’ Do you find yourself getting so frustrated at nail varnish smudges that you’ve given up even trying? Do you hate spending your hard-earned money on hair and beauty products, but still enjoy expressing your style? These and dozens of other hair, skincare, nail and make-up dilemmas are solved with this compendium of ingenious beauty hacks. This fully illustrated manual covers everything from DIY face masks and time-saving make-up cheats to quick and easy styling tips – everything you need to look good, feel good, and still have time for the other fun things in life! Once you hack, you won’t look back!


Bind: paperback


Pages: 192


Dimensions: 125 x 175 mm


Publication Date: 13-07-2017


$27.99
Wayside Medicine

ISBN: 9781910723357

Authors: Julie Bruton-Seal, Matthew Seal    Publisher: Merlin Unwin Books

Wayside Medicine is packed with practical information on the use of over 50 native plants as sources of herbal medicine. The countryside abounds with cures whic...


Wayside Medicine is packed with practical information on the use of over 50 native plants as sources of herbal medicine. The countryside abounds with cures which really work and cost a fraction of over-the-counter commercial brands. Have the satisfaction of picking and making your own simple herbal medicine, which has worked for centuries. The authors of Wayside Medicine remind us of a cornucopia of nature’s healing plants which have somehow been forgotten. Here are clear instructions from a renowned professional herbalist on how to make your own remedies: teas, oils, tinctures, poultices and creams. Stunning colour pictures accompany all the plants, as well as a comprehensive index matching health problems to the right herbal cure.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 224


Dimensions: 189 x 246 mm


Publication Date: 01-05-2017


$45.00
Journal Through Your Wildest Dreams

ISBN: 9783791383415

Author: Federica Matta    Publisher: Prestel Publishing

This beautifully illustrated guided journal by artist and arts educator Federica Matta is filled with creative opportunities for insight, mindfulness, and heali...


This beautifully illustrated guided journal by artist and arts educator Federica Matta is filled with creative opportunities for insight, mindfulness, and healing. “We carry within us a multitude of worlds,” writes artist Federica Matta. “In the confusion of these worlds, suddenly there is a door.”The door is to our own creativity, and in this book Matta helps readers find their way through it, guiding them on a journey of self-discovery. Filled with Matta’s whimsical and inspirational illustrations, this book also provides readers plenty of space to create their own art. Matta offers tips for designing a mandala, creating a spirit animal, and igniting an inner light to guide the way through one’s journey. Inspirational quotes from beloved writers and artists and pages for self-reflection help to awaken, refresh, or calm the mind. A guide and a canvas for anyone looking to discover, explore, and make peace with their soul, this unique book demonstrates the many benefits of self-expression.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 160


Dimensions: 170 x 220 mm


Publication Date: 20-04-2017


$36.99
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