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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!

Indistractable How to Control Your Attention and Choose Your Life

Indistractable How to Control Your Attention and Choose Your Life

Author: Nir Eyal Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/01/2020

'A must-read' MARK MANSON 'Exactly what most of us need in order to focus on what is important, rather than the dazzling, illuminated, unsatisfying distractions of modern life' MATT HAIG 'Does exactly as it promises. Amazing' CHRIS EVANS 'A guide to staying focused in an age of constant distraction' GUARDIAN 'Eyal argues with impeccable logic' THE TIMES 'Masses of really useful arsenal and some very interesting studies about how to be less distracted in the world' PANDORA SYKES 'Now there's a way we can regain our ability to focus' RED ___________________________ We are living through a crisis of distraction. Plans get sidetracked, friends are ignored, work never seems to get done. Why does it feel like we're distracting our lives away? In Indistractable, behavioural designer Nir Eyal shows what life could look like if you followed through on your intentions. Instead of suggesting a digital detox, Eyal reveals the hidden psychology driving you to distraction, and teaches you how to make pacts with yourself to keep your brain on track. Indistractable is a guide to making decisions and seeing them through. Empowering and optimistic, this is the book that will help you design your time, realise your ambitions, and live the life you really want.

Unfuck Your Anger Workbook

Unfuck Your Anger Workbook

Author: Faith G. Harper Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/01/2020

Unfuck Your Anger

Unfuck Your Anger

Author: Faith G. Harper Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/01/2020

Unfuck Your Boundaries

Unfuck Your Boundaries

Author: Faith G. Harper Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/01/2020

If You're Freaking Out, Read This

If You're Freaking Out, Read This

Author: Simone DeAngelis, Faith G. Harper Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/01/2020

Smarter Living Work Nest Invest Relate Thrive

Smarter Living Work Nest Invest Relate Thrive

Author: Karen Barrow, Karron Skog, The Reporters at The New York Times, Tim Herrera Format: Hardback Release Date: 16/01/2020

Launched in the summer of 2016, the New York Times Smarter Living section was created with the mission to help readers live better lives by publishing stories that have fallen between the news desks. Since then, the section has produced more than 250 pieces offering useful advice on a wide range of topics -- including career and finance, love and relationships, health and wellness, and more -- that have been read by more than 22 million unique readers. Smarter Living collects these very popular pieces into one handy guide, creating a trusted source that will appeal to those just starting out as well those looking for new approaches to life's problems. The book identifies 5 key areas for building a better life: Work, Nest, Invest, Relate, and Thrive. Each area contains advice curated from the column on topics such as the Art of the Out of Office Reply, the Annual Home Checklist, What to Do When You're Bad at Money, How to Maintain Friendships, and How to Be Better About Stress. Each entry breaks down these sometimes overwhelming topics into manageable tasks through clear and concise guidance, easy-to-follow lists, and informative sidebars. Thoughtfully designed with bright, four-colour illustrations similar to those found in the section, Smarter Living will be a perennial reference on how to create a healthy and happy life.

The Simple Abundance Journal of Gratitude

The Simple Abundance Journal of Gratitude

Author: Sarah Ban Breathnach Format: Hardback Release Date: 16/01/2020

Newly revised with updated quotes, a new introduction and a beautiful, modern aesthetic. This beautiful companion journal to the national bestseller Simple Abundance provides women with a place to record their daily moments of gratitude while offering insight via inspirational quotes.

The Source Open Your Mind, Change Your Life

The Source Open Your Mind, Change Your Life

Author: Tara Swart Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/01/2020

'The Source marries universal truths with scientific rigor for a persuasive, important exploration of The Law of Attraction.' - Deepak Chopra MD '[Like] the self-help success The Secret, but cooler and more sciencey.' - Evening Standard Life-changing opportunities pass us by every day - now we can train our minds to seize them Self-help books like The Secret promise that we can tap into the 'law of attraction' to control our destiny, simply by changing our thoughts. If we strip away the mystique, at the heart of this idea is a fundamental truth that is backed up by the latest breakthroughs in neuroscience: most of the things we want from life - health, happiness, wealth, love - are governed by our ability to think, feel and act; in other words, by our brain. Dr Tara Swart, a neuroscientist and executive coach with a background in psychiatry, is convinced beyond all doubt of our ability to alter how our brains work - and transform our lives. In The Source, she draws on the latest cognitive science and her experience coaching highly successful people to reveal the secret to mastering our minds. With a four-step plan to awaken the power of your brain, this unique guide to life combines science and spirituality in a way that is open-minded and practical. Discover how to: - Challenge 'autopilot' thinking and rewire your brain's pathways to fulfil your potential - Manifest the things you want by directing your energy towards your deepest values and ambitions - Harness the power of visualisation to prime your brain to grab opportunities and take control of your future - Attack life with confidence, dispel fear and avoid negative thinking Unlock your potential today - you are just four steps away from building a new confident you.

It's Not You, It's Me How to Heal Your Relationship with Yourself and Others

It's Not You, It's Me How to Heal Your Relationship with Yourself and Others

Author: Camilla Sacre-Dallerup, Yung Pueblo Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/01/2020

Camilla has been an absolute saviour for me. With her guidance I've been able to pull through some tough times and put to use the tools she has given me to make sure I don't regress into old habits Karen Clifton, Professional DancerAll the challenges we face in our lives present us with an opportunity to learn, evolve and grow as people. Holding on to patterns from the past creates blocks; these can make us feel stuck and unworthy of love and respect. In It's Not You, It's Me, Camilla uses a series of targeted questions followed by exercises, tips and techniques to help the reader explore and release their old patterns and blocks so that they can move forward in their lives. Camilla will explore - Self-AwarenessSelf-Acceptance Self-LoveSelf-CareThis book is a reminder to us all that we are worthy enough and that we do not need to wait for outside validation to feel whole and healed within. By taking responsibility for our situation we can heal the most important relationship - the one we have with ourselves. In doing this, we unlock our true potential and step into our light.

The Book of Noble Purpose

The Book of Noble Purpose

Author: Olivier Onghena-'t Hooft Format: Hardback Release Date: 13/01/2020

Organisations and companies remain successful if they are ecosystems in which people are motivated to improve. People are engaged when organisations have a purpose and attract like-minded men and women. The transformative power of noble purpose is what unites individual self-realisation, organisational efficiency, and societal evolution. This book, inspired by the life story of the author, promotes a society where environment, humanism and economy go hand in hand to create a sustainable future.