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Self-help & personal development books

See below for a selection of the latest books from Self-help & personal development category. Presented with a red border are the Self-help & personal development books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

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Recently Published

Striped Pears and Polka Dots - The Art of Being Happy by Kirsten Sevig Striped Pears and Polka Dots - The Art of Being Happy

A portable happy place of whimsical illustrations.
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/11/2017

My Best With Honour by William Wan My Best With Honour

My Best with Honour features 12 prominent personalities who were scouts while in school and whose lives have been transformed by scouting. Today, they are inspirational role models.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/11/2017

More Beautiful Than Before How Suffering Transforms Us by Steven Z. Leder More Beautiful Than Before How Suffering Transforms Us

More Beautiful Than Before examines the many ways we experience pain - physical, psychological or emotional - and how we can transform pain into a more beautiful and meaningful life. In this book, Rabbi Steve Leder guides us through pain's...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/11/2017

Discovering Psychology The Science of Mind by Laura (California Polytechnic State University) Freberg, John (University of Chicago) Cacioppo Discovering Psychology The Science of Mind
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No matter your field of study, authors John Cacioppo and Laura Freberg believe that psychology has insights that are relevant to you. As a hub science, psychology is a discipline whose work provides foundational material for many other scientific fields....
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/11/2017

Resilient Me How to worry less and achieve more by Sam Owen Resilient Me How to worry less and achieve more

A practical guide to building everyday resilience in just 4 weeks.
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/11/2017

Happy as Harry A rescue dog shares his secrets for daily happiness by Deana Luchia Happy as Harry A rescue dog shares his secrets for daily happiness

A positive, touching and uplifting book about happiness, written by the perfect life coach - Harry the one-eyed rescue dog.
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/11/2017

How to Survive Your Childhood Now That You're an Adult A Path to Authenticity and Awakening by Ira, PhD Israel How to Survive Your Childhood Now That You're an Adult A Path to Authenticity and Awakening
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Format: Paperback - Released: 01/11/2017

Alexander Hamilton's Guide to Life by Jeff Wilser Alexander Hamilton's Guide to Life


Format: Paperback - Released: 01/11/2017

The Art of Wellbeing Joyous living inspired by nature by Meredith Gaston The Art of Wellbeing Joyous living inspired by nature

In The Art of Wellbeing, Meredith Gaston draws inspiration from nature to promote good health and happiness.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/11/2017

Your Messy Brilliance 7 Tools for the Perfectly Imperfect Woman by Kelly (Kelly McNelis) McNelis Your Messy Brilliance 7 Tools for the Perfectly Imperfect Woman


Format: Paperback - Released: 31/10/2017

The 365 Bullet Guide How to organize your life creatively, one day at a time by Marcia Mihotich The 365 Bullet Guide How to organize your life creatively, one day at a time

Say hello to the bullet system: a revolutionary organization method that will increase both your efficiency and your creativity. At its simplest, the bullet method will provide you with a fool proof to-do list that will ensure you never miss...
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/10/2017

Smart Women Don't Get Wrinkles How to Feel and Look 10 Years Younger Without Effort by Helena Frith Powell Smart Women Don't Get Wrinkles How to Feel and Look 10 Years Younger Without Effort

The massively publicised guide to anti-aging from the bestselling author of Two Lipsticks and a Lover.
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/10/2017

The Rules of People A personal code for getting the best from everyone by Richard Templar The Rules of People A personal code for getting the best from everyone

A PERSONAL CODE FOR GETTING THE BEST FROM EVERYONE. We all know someone who is a natural 'people person'. They seem to understand what people really want, what they really think and what they really mean. They can effortlessly get...
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/10/2017

Who Will Take Care of Me When I'm Old? Plan Now to Safeguard Your Health and Happiness in Old Age by Joy Loverde Who Will Take Care of Me When I'm Old? Plan Now to Safeguard Your Health and Happiness in Old Age

Everything you need to know to plan for your own safe, financially secure, healthy, and happy old age
Format: Paperback - Released: 24/10/2017

The Misfit's Manifesto by Lidia Yuknavitch The Misfit's Manifesto

By reclaiming and celebrating the word 'misfit', Lidia Yuknavitch makes a powerful case for not fitting in - for recognising the beauty, and difficulty, in forging an original path. Perfect for fans of Brene Brown's Daring Greatly and Elizabeth Gilbert's...
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/10/2017

Coming Soon

Buddhism for the Unbelievably Busy by Meshel Laurie Buddhism for the Unbelievably Busy

Way cheaper than hours of therapy, Buddhism for the Unbelievably Busy is your go-to guide for zen!
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/11/2017

A Small Book of Comfort A Collection of Self-Help Dialogues and Methods for Working Through Depression by Lyn (Lyn Willmott) Willmott A Small Book of Comfort A Collection of Self-Help Dialogues and Methods for Working Through Depression


Format: Paperback - Released: 01/12/2017

Activating Happiness A Jump-Start Guide to Overcoming Low Motivation, Depression, or Just Feeling Stuck by Rachel Hershenberg, Marvin R. Goldfried Activating Happiness A Jump-Start Guide to Overcoming Low Motivation, Depression, or Just Feeling Stuck
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Activating Happiness teaches readers how to conquer depression and low mood by actively making positive choices in small, everyday moments.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/12/2017

The Shyness and Social Anxiety Workbook, 3rd Edition Proven, Step-by-Step Techniques for Overcoming Your Fear by Martin M. Antony, Richard P. Swinson The Shyness and Social Anxiety Workbook, 3rd Edition Proven, Step-by-Step Techniques for Overcoming Your Fear
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The Shyness and Social Anxiety Workbook, Third Edition offers a comprehensive program to help shy or socially anxious readers confront their fears and become actively involved in their social world.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/12/2017

Things That Help: Healing Our Lives Through Feminism, Anarchism, Punk, & Adventure by Cindy Crabb Things That Help: Healing Our Lives Through Feminism, Anarchism, Punk, & Adventure


Format: Paperback - Released: 01/12/2017

Learning Good Consent by Cindy Crabb Learning Good Consent


Format: Paperback - Released: 01/12/2017

Support: Feminist Relationship Tools To Heal Yourself And End Rape Culture by Cindy Crabb Support: Feminist Relationship Tools To Heal Yourself And End Rape Culture


Format: Paperback - Released: 01/12/2017

When Your Daughter Has BPD Essential Skills to Help Families Manage Borderline Personality Disorder by Daniel S., PhD Lobel When Your Daughter Has BPD Essential Skills to Help Families Manage Borderline Personality Disorder
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If your daughter has BPD and your family is struggling to make it through each day, this book offers essential skills to help you cope and recover a sense of stability.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/12/2017

The Joy of Doing Nothing A Real-Life Guide to Stepping Back, Slowing Down, and Creating a Simpler, Joy-Filled Life by Rachel Jonat The Joy of Doing Nothing A Real-Life Guide to Stepping Back, Slowing Down, and Creating a Simpler, Joy-Filled Life

this book offers a series of achievable solutions for simplifying life and celebrating the pleasure of just doing nothing.
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/12/2017

Ultimate Energy How To Get From Tired To Inspired by Tricia Woolfrey Ultimate Energy How To Get From Tired To Inspired

Ultimate Energy is full of instant and long-term energy boosts that are practical and easy to implement. Covering mindfulness, resilience, positive psychology and exercise, the techniques will help you enjoy improved problem solving skills and richer relationships while enhancing your...
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/12/2017

The Introvert Activity Book Draw It, Make It, Write It (Because You'd Never Say It Out Loud) by Maureen Marzi Wilson The Introvert Activity Book Draw It, Make It, Write It (Because You'd Never Say It Out Loud)

An illustrated, interactive book for introverts of all ages to express themselves, find their voices and discover their own creative talents!
Format: Spiral bound - Released: 12/12/2017

Rituals for Life Find Meaning in Your Everyday Moments by Meera Lester Rituals for Life Find Meaning in Your Everyday Moments

160 impactful ways to transform everyday tasks into enjoyable moments to leave you feeling balanced and ready to take on the day.
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/12/2017

Can You Be Happy for 100 Days in a Row? The #100HappyDays Challenge by Dmitry Golubnichy Can You Be Happy for 100 Days in a Row? The #100HappyDays Challenge

An inspirational, fun, and informative visual guide to help readers realize long-term happiness and fulfillment (and complete the wildly popular #100happydays challenge).
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/12/2017

The Self-Care Project How to let go of frazzle and make time for you by Jayne Hardy The Self-Care Project How to let go of frazzle and make time for you

Everything you need to know about self-care; what it is, why it's important, why it's such a struggle and how to integrate it into day-to-day life.
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/12/2017

A Straightforward Guide To Handling Bereavement by Penny Freeman A Straightforward Guide To Handling Bereavement


Format: Paperback - Released: 14/12/2017

Other books in this genre

Essentials of Psychology by Douglas (University of South Florida) Bernstein Essentials of Psychology

Concise, readable, and packed with the latest research about one of the most fascinating and relevant subjects you'll ever study, ESSENTIALS OF PSYCHOLOGY, 7th Edition, encourages you to learn by doing -- to actively participate and to think about what...
Format: Paperback - Released: 20/10/2017

What is Psychology? Foundations, Applications, and Integration by Susann (University of North Georgia) Doyle-Portillo, Ellen (Valencia College) Pastorino What is Psychology? Foundations, Applications, and Integration
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Learning psychology can be the high point of your semester, and the evidence is in WHAT IS PSYCHOLOGY? FOUNDATIONS, APPLICATIONS, AND INTEGRATION, which will capture and hold your attention from the first page to the last. Ellen Pastorino and Susann...
Format: Paperback - Released: 20/10/2017

Self-Help The Original Guide to Bootstrapping Your Success by Samuel Smiles Self-Help The Original Guide to Bootstrapping Your Success


Format: Paperback - Released: 18/10/2017

7 Questions to Find Your Purpose by Jacobs 7 Questions to Find Your Purpose

7 Questions to Find Your Purpose offers an effective means of discovering and defining your own life purpose. Through answering a series of seven unique and deeply revealing questions, you can distil a statement that encapsulates who you really are...
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/10/2017

Chicken Soup for the Soul A Book of Christmas Miracles by Amy Newmark Chicken Soup for the Soul A Book of Christmas Miracles


Format: Paperback - Released: 17/10/2017

How to Find a Black Cat in a Dark Room by Jacob Burak How to Find a Black Cat in a Dark Room

An inquiry into what it is about our experiences and cultures that brings out the differences and reveals the similarities in us as human beings, in the vein of Malcolm Gladwell and Daniel Kahneman.
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/10/2017

It's All Good How to Trust and Surrender to the Bigger Plan by Cassie Mendoza-Jones It's All Good How to Trust and Surrender to the Bigger Plan

Filled with practical tips, affirmations, meditations, energetic tools and more, It's All Good guides us to surrender, tune into trust and ultimately achieve the peace of mind that comes from knowing we are always supported.
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/10/2017

Where's My f**King Unicorn? An Alternative Guide to Happiness by Michelle Gordon Where's My f**King Unicorn? An Alternative Guide to Happiness

Where's My F**king Unicorn? is a guide to life, creativity and happiness that offers a very different way forward. Author, Michelle Gordon, explains why, in spite of all your best efforts, your life still doesn't live up to your vision...
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/10/2017

The Art of the Good Life Clear Thinking for Business and a Better Life - from 'one of Europe's finest minds' (Matt Ridley) by Rolf Dobelli The Art of the Good Life Clear Thinking for Business and a Better Life - from 'one of Europe's finest minds' (Matt Ridley)

A short, surprising and indispensable toolkit for practical living, from the author of the Sunday Times and International Bestseller The Art of Thinking Clearly, which has been translated into more than 40 languages and sold more than 2,5 million copies...
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/10/2017

The Bullet-Point Life Planner by Wendy Hobson The Bullet-Point Life Planner


Format: Paperback - Released: 15/10/2017

Integrity Advantage Step into Your Truth, Love Your Life, and Claim Your Magnificence by Kelley Kosow Integrity Advantage Step into Your Truth, Love Your Life, and Claim Your Magnificence


Format: Hardback - Released: 15/10/2017

Adult Development and Aging by John (Consortium of Universities of the Washington Metropolitan Area) Cavanaugh, Fredda Blanchard-Fields Adult Development and Aging
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ADULT DEVELOPMENT AND AGING makes it easier to study and learn. This best-selling development text helps you connect what you're learning with real life while providing you with the tools you need to be successful in your course. Learning objectives,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/10/2017

Personality by Jerry (Santa Clara University) Burger Personality

How would you describe your personality, or can you? Whatever your answer, this text will help you understand personality -- the qualities and traits that form every individual's distinctive character. You'll learn about theoretical explanations of personality, and about the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/10/2017

The Inspiratorium A Space for the Curious by Anthony Tasgal The Inspiratorium A Space for the Curious

The Inspiratorium, a space in which inspiration takes place
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/10/2017

Should I Stay or Should I Go by Ramani Durvasula Ph.D. Should I Stay or Should I Go

How do you know if you are in a relationship with a narcissist--and what can you do about it? Narcissism is a modern epidemic--and it's spreading rapidly. Narcissists tend to be pretty on the outside, but empty on the inside....
Format: Paperback - Released: 10/10/2017

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