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Self-help & personal development

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. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Self-help & personal development books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

My Pocket Chakra Healing Anytime Exercises to Unblock, Balance, and Strengthen Your Chakras

My Pocket Chakra Healing Anytime Exercises to Unblock, Balance, and Strengthen Your Chakras

Author: Heidi E Spear Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/10/2019

More than 50 exercises and practices to unblock and strengthen your chakras so you can achieve health and prosperity on the go. Bringing your chakras into balance doesn't need to be complicated. A balanced chakra allows you to feel safe, creative, strong, and secure in yourself and your relationships as well as connected to the energy of the universe. That powerful energy center directly influences your well-being and how consciously and happily you create your life's path. My Pocket Chakra Healing is an essential guide to chakras that explains their vital role and teaches you exercises to unblock and heal your chakras to achieve health, peace, and prosperity. Chakra healing improves your mind, body, and spirit so you become more connected with wisdom, joy, and the force of love and appreciation that ties you to everything. Take your holistic healing on the road with these easy-to-follow exercises, bringing you one step closer to achieving a life filled with ease, clear-headedness, love, health, security, and anything your heart desires.

On Being Human

On Being Human

Author: Jennifer Pastiloff Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/10/2019

Centered around the touchstone stories Jen tells in her popular workshops, On Being Human is the story of how a starved person grew into the exuberant woman she was meant to be all along by battling the demons within and winning. Jen did not intend to become a yoga teacher, but when she was given the opportunity to host her own retreats, she left her thirteen-year waitressing job and said yes, despite crippling fears of her inexperience and her own potential. After years of feeling depressed, anxious, and hopeless, in a life that seemed to have no escape, she healed her own heart by caring for others. She has learned to fiercely listen despite being nearly deaf, to banish shame attached to a body mass index, and to rebuild a family after the debilitating loss of her father when she was eight. Through her journey, Jen conveys the experience most of us are missing in our lives: being heard and being told, I got you. Exuberant, triumphantly messy, and brave, On Being Human is a celebration of happiness and self-realization over darkness and doubt. Her complicated yet imperfectly perfect life path is an inspiration to live outside the box and to reject the all-too-common belief of I am not enough. Jen will help readers find, accept, and embrace their own vulnerability, bravery, and humanness.

101 Tiny Changes to Brighten Your World

101 Tiny Changes to Brighten Your World

Author: Ailbhe Malone Format: Hardback Release Date: 03/10/2019

101 Tiny Changes to Brighten Your World is a book of uplifting tips on how to look after yourself and your world, from your personal relationships, to your working space and relationships, to society and the environment at large. In the hustle and bustle of daily life, it can be all too easy to lose sight of what really matters to us, and to take others and our world for granted. Focusing on tiny changes, Ailbhe Malone encourages us to take it step by step - with ideas to nurture our friendships, reduce plastic waste and make ethical choices, and improve our online spaces and our broader social environment. Simple practical tips combine with fun illustrations to create a treasure trove of inspiration, positive encouragement and optimism.

How to Live Your Life

How to Live Your Life

Author: Georgie Lewis, Julie Lewis Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/09/2019

Our time on Earth is meant to be not only a great deal of fun, but also a period of learning and growth. In modern life it is easy to become distracted and these aims can fall by the wayside. How to Live Your Life brings readers back to a place of understanding, demonstrating what we were put on Earth to achieve, how it can be done and how it is possible to live an enjoyable and fulfilled life. Channelled from Georgie, in spirit, How to Live Your Life provides an insight into the reasons readers were brought to Earth, how to recognise those reasons and how to make the best of your time in this world. The authors demonstrate how readers should focus first on improving their own life and reaching an understanding of themselves and in doing so, they will then be able to help improve the lives of others.

Enjoy the Ride! The A-Z Handbook for Life

Enjoy the Ride! The A-Z Handbook for Life

Author: Robert Osbourne Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/09/2019

There is so much to life, and those who have clocked up some time on Earth will have amassed much experience that should be passed on. Reflecting on his years, Robert Osbourne writes Enjoy the Ride! his A-Z handbook sharing much of what he has seen, heard, enjoyed, endured and even suffered over the years. Progressing from `ambition' to `zest', Robert shares 26 messages to his children, though their sentiment is universal. He encourages his readers to make the most of life, be creative, determined and kind, and to push themselves through the challenges that life throws. Whether read as a whole or as individual letters, Enjoy the Ride! has something for everyone to take away. R is for read on...

Loving Out Loud The Power of a Kind Word

Loving Out Loud The Power of a Kind Word

Author: Robyn Spizman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/09/2019

Bulletproof Spirit, Revised Edition

Bulletproof Spirit, Revised Edition

Author: Dan Willis, Donald Bostic Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/09/2019

Life's Journeys According to Mister Rogers (Revised) Things to Remember Along the Way

Life's Journeys According to Mister Rogers (Revised) Things to Remember Along the Way

Author: Fred Rogers Format: Hardback Release Date: 26/09/2019

For all the roads we choose to travel, and even those we don't, Fred Rogers has an observation, a story, and some insights to share. Whether you're facing graduation, a new job, a new baby, marriage, any change in your life--expected or not--the wisdom that Mister Rogers offers can contribute mightily to the grace with which you handle the change. With sections titled Who You Are Right Now, Loving and Being Loved, and Guided Drift, Fred addresses the scope of human transitions. It all comes down to knowing we're valuable, and that we're worthy of that value. As Fred would say, You don't have to be anything more than who you are right now.

That Lightbulb Moment Discovering Mental Wealth

That Lightbulb Moment Discovering Mental Wealth

Author: Paul Scates Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/09/2019

After his idyllic childhood on the Bournemouth coast was shattered by child sexual abuse and drug dependence, Paul saw no other way to escape the pressures of life and threw himself out of a third-storey window when he was 17 years old. Having survived the ordeal and endured more years of anguish, Paul spent the next few years trying to pick himself up after a serious mental breakdown. He spent his twenties working hard and playing hard, often finding himself under the care of mental health professionals in a bid to find peace in his own mind. One day, a doctor in the hospital confessed to Paul that he had also suffered with his mental health in the past. This inspired Paul to play an active role in his own recovery. Now working in the field of mental health as a counsellor and public speaker, he spends his days determined to help others in order to give back to the community.

The Power of Chowa Finding Your Balance Using the Japanese Wisdom of Chowa

The Power of Chowa Finding Your Balance Using the Japanese Wisdom of Chowa

Author: Akemi Tanaka Format: Hardback Release Date: 26/09/2019

The Japanese wisdom of chowa offers a fresh perspective on how to live, and new ways both to make space and find balance among the many different directions that modern life pulls us in. Chowa is a Japanese concept that is often translated as 'harmony', but more accurately means 'the search for balance'. Chowa is both a philosophy and a set of practices that can help us get to the heart of what is most important to us, and change our way of thinking about ourselves and others. This book will teach you how to apply the lessons of chowa to your own life to better focus on what really matters and cultivate an everyday state of equilibrium and calm that will help you feel ready for anything. Chowa helps us to better balance our priorities and our relationships and find inner strength and flexibility in times of change and difficulty. Whether you are searching for balance at home, at work, in your relationships or in any other area of your life, chowa offers new solutions and a way of thinking that we could all benefit from, now more than ever.

Many Ways to Say I Love You (Revised) Wisdom for Parents and Children from Mister Rogers

Many Ways to Say I Love You (Revised) Wisdom for Parents and Children from Mister Rogers

Author: Fred Rogers Format: Hardback Release Date: 26/09/2019

Fred Rogers spent his life learning about children and families. His honest wisdom continues to offer special reassurance and support to parents whose children are grown, to those raising young ones, and to children of all ages. This inspiring collection of thoughts, observations, and anecdotes is drawn from Fred Rogers' lifework of communicating to children and about children. Although children's 'outsides' may have changed a lot over the years, their inner needs have remained very much the same. No matter what lies ahead, children always need to know that they are loved and capable of loving.