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Assertiveness, motivation & self-esteem

See below for a selection of the latest books from Assertiveness, motivation & self-esteem category. Presented with a red border are the Assertiveness, motivation & self-esteem 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 Assertiveness, motivation & self-esteem books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

Kindfulness

Kindfulness

Author: Caroline Millington Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/10/2019

Where do you come on your To Do list? Between juggling the demands of work, potentially toxic friendships, never ending life-min, parenting guilt, trying to be the best partner you can be - or looking for love - life can be totally overwhelming. And for so many of us, it's the bits we're not #winning at that appear to be flashing in neon lights as a daily reminder. That's where kindfulness comes in - blending mindfulness with being kind to yourself. Simply, remembering to treat yourself with kindness in all instances. That means no more self-flagellation over so-called 'failings', setting boundaries to get the best out of your relationships and making your emotional wellbeing a priority. From managing the impact of social media on your mental health to building self-confidence, Kindfulness will help equip readers with the tools they need to have a more positive mindset, put themselves first, identify the triggers in their life which can cause anxiety and generally take better care of themselves.

Super Human The Bulletproof Plan to Age Backward and Maybe Even Live Forever

Super Human The Bulletproof Plan to Age Backward and Maybe Even Live Forever

Author: Dave Asprey Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/10/2019

From the creator of Bulletproof coffee and the bestselling author of Head Strong and The Bulletproof Diet comes a plan to bypass plateaus and `up' your game at every age. Dave Asprey suffered countless symptoms of ageing as a young man, which sparked a lifelong burning desire to grow younger with each birthday. For more than twenty years, he has been on a quest to find innovative, science-backed methods to upgrade human biology and redefine the limits of the mind, body, and spirit. The results speak for themselves. Now in his forties, Dave is smarter, happier, and more fit and successful than ever before. In Super Human, he shows how this is level of health and performance possible for all of us. While we assume we will peak in middle age and then decline, Asprey's research reveals there is another way. It is possible to make changes on the sub-cellular level to dramatically extend life span. And the tools to live longer also give you more energy and brainpower right now. The answers lie in Dave's Seven Pillars of Ageing that contribute to degeneration and disease while diminishing your performance in the moment. Using simple interventions - like diet, sleep, light, exercise, and little-known but powerful hacks from ozone therapy to proper jaw alignment, you can decelerate cellular ageing and supercharge your body's ability to heal and rejuvenate. A self-proclaimed human guinea pig, Asprey arms readers with practical advice to maximize their lives at every age with his signature mix of science-geek wonder, candour, and enthusiasm. Getting older no longer has to mean decline. Now it's an opportunity to become Super Human.

Perform Under Pressure Change the Way You Feel, Think and Act Under Pressure

Perform Under Pressure Change the Way You Feel, Think and Act Under Pressure

Author: Ceri Evans Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 19/09/2019

The transformative mind-model for performing under stress and making pressure your advantage Used by the planet's top performers In Performance Under Pressure, forensic psychiatrist Dr Ceri Evans gives you the tools to take control of the moment. Beat doubt, worry, regret and burnout with simple mind techniques and discover the secret of how to be `comfortable being uncomfortable'. No one is immune to pressure. We all fall victim to its effects in the same ways. But pressure is misunderstood. Pressure can be your greatest ally in leading a fulfilling and successful life. The more discomfort there is in a situation, the better it is for those who have prepared. In this, his very first book, Dr Ceri Evans shares the life-changing methods he uses with some of the planet's top performers. This book will give you a better understanding of how the brain behaves under pressure using the Red-Blue mind model, a simple, contagious and universally applicable recipe for dealing with whatever pressure you have in your life, whatever form it takes.

Shook One Anxiety Playing Tricks on Me

Shook One Anxiety Playing Tricks on Me

Author: Charlamagne Tha God Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 19/09/2019

Charlamagne Tha God, New York Times bestselling author of Black Privilege and always provocative cohost of Power 105.1's The Breakfast Club, reveals his blueprint for breaking free from your fears and anxieties. Being shook is more than a rap lyric for Charlamagne, it's his mission to overcome. While it may seem like he's ahead of the game, he is actually plagued by anxieties, such as the fear of losing his roots, the fear of being a bad dad, and the fear of being a terrible husband. In the national bestseller Shook One, Charlamagne chronicles his journey to beat those fears and shows a path that you too can take to overcome the anxieties that may be holding you back. Ironically, Charlamagne's fear of failure-of falling into the life of stagnation or crime that caught up so many of his friends and family in his hometown of Moncks Corner-has been the fuel that has propelled him to success. However, even after achieving national prominence as a radio personality, Charlamagne still found himself paralyzed by anxiety and distrust. Here, in Shook One, he is working through these problems-many of which he traces back to cultural PTSD-with help from mentors, friends, and therapy. Being anxious doesn't serve the same purpose anymore. Through therapy, he's figuring out how to get over the irrational fears that won't take him anywhere positive. Charlamange hopes Shook One can be a call to action: Getting help is your right. His second book cements the radio personality's stance in making sure he's on the right side of history when it comes to society's growing focus on mental health, while helping remove the negative stigma (Billboard).

How to Supercharge Your Confidence Ways to Make Your Self-Belief Soar

How to Supercharge Your Confidence Ways to Make Your Self-Belief Soar

Author: Christina Neal Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/09/2019

Your confidence battery is running low and you need to recharge it fast - but how?! Plug yourself in to this book packed with tips, statements and quotes that'll give you a long-lasting self-esteem boost. Features include: Multiple charging ability - to enable you to feel confident in all areas of your life Rapid charge speeds - to reach your full self-belief potential fast Compact and portable design - take this book with you wherever you go for quick self-esteem top-ups Warranty not included, but a happier, more positive you is guaranteed.

its the Little Things Pocket Pigs Guide to Living Your Best Life

its the Little Things Pocket Pigs Guide to Living Your Best Life

Author: Photographs by Richard Austin Format: Hardback Release Date: 11/09/2019

On spread after spread we see heart-melting, full-colour images of these mini pigs - lounging on tiny beach chairs, getting creative with paint, nuzzling with other farm animals, popping out of flower bushels - paired with inspiration on the joy of appreciating what we have, and of surrounding ourselves with the people and things we love. Throughout, there are facts about pig life and quotes ranging from Oscar Wilde to Babe: Put your best hoof forward. Diminutive in size, but mighty in sales, we know the Pocket Pigs well from the popular wall and mini calendars, as well as the Pocket Piggies series of board books - a publishing program with over 500,000 copies in print. Now, in the same highly successful format of Life in the Sloth Lane, this charming little book is a delightful graduation gift or impulse purchase for family, friends, or anyone who needs a reminder that the simplest things in life are the sweetest.

Grow Your Own Happiness 8 Key Skills for Contentment and Wellbeing

Grow Your Own Happiness 8 Key Skills for Contentment and Wellbeing

Author: Deborah Smith Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/09/2019

Science tells us that happiness is 50% genetic, 10% circumstantial and 40% how we think and act. Which means that it is possible to increase our happiness by up to 40%. For anyone wanting to increase their wellbeing. Grow Your Own Happiness shows how positive psychology - the science of happiness- can be used every day. With key principles explained to provide the foundation for change, tests for measuring wellbeing and simple techniques that can easily be applied to a busy lifestyle, as well as case studies, anecdotes and tips, this book provides everything you need to shine.

The Outdoor Adventurer's Guide to Forest Bathing Using Shinrin-Yoku to Hike, Bike, Paddle, and Climb Your Way to Health and Happiness

The Outdoor Adventurer's Guide to Forest Bathing Using Shinrin-Yoku to Hike, Bike, Paddle, and Climb Your Way to Health and Happiness

Author: Suzanne, M.D. Bartlett Hackenmiller Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/09/2019

The first and only guide to shinrin-yoku for the outdoor adventurer! With techniques tailored for hiking, mountain biking, paddling, climbing, trail-running, and cross-country skiing, this is the definitive guide to applying the healthy and rejuvenating practice of forest bathing to your favorite activities. Forest bathing techniques have been largely limited to use while walking and hiking, but now The Outdoor Adventurer's Guide to Forest Bathing will guide mountain bikers, paddlers, trail-runners, cross-country skiers, and climbers as they reap the benefits of forest bathing while enjoying their favorite activities. With invitations tailored for each specific sport and stunning color photography throughout, this book will enhance the outdoor enthusiast's love of the outdoors while improving their overall wellbeing. Inside you'll find: *Sport-specific invitations to enhance the benefits and enjoyment of each activity *Information on trail stewardship, Leave No Trace principles, and best practices while out on the trail, waterway, rock, or route *Athlete testimonials from each sport's most successful stars, highlighting their own experiences using mindfulness in the outdoors *Sidebars discussing foraging techniques, mental and physical health benefits, neurodiversity, and many more topics The Outdoor Adventurer's Guide to Forest Bathing is the only book you'll need to get up, get out, and feel better!

Words That Heal and Uplift Encouragement and Inspiration for Getting Through Difficult Times

Words That Heal and Uplift Encouragement and Inspiration for Getting Through Difficult Times

Author: Allen Klein Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/08/2019

In this upbeat guide, Allen Klein has gathered his favorite wise words to help readers power their lives with the positive. We have all weathered a lot of storms in recent times, literally with hurricanes, earthquakes, floods, and what seems like unrelenting strife in our daily discourse. We all need reminders of we truly value in our life - family, friendship, community, leadership, service, helping others. As inspirational as it is instructive, Klein's treasury of moving and meaningful sayings spurs readers to live life to the fullest. Readers can take this book on the go to get a quick shot of inspiration at any time, or they can select one quote every day for in-depth thought and meditation. However readers choose to use these uplifting and inspiring quotes, they all have the potential to be life-changing.

When Your Best Isn't Good Enough Breaking Free from Perfectionism

When Your Best Isn't Good Enough Breaking Free from Perfectionism

Author: Dr. Kevin Leman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/08/2019

Are you an expert at finding flaws within yourself? Do you tend to procrastinate, set unrealistic goals, or continually try to please others? Writing in his warm and direct style, Dr. Kevin Leman shows you how to value your talents and gifts and accept your shortcomings. He shows how the way we develop as a child determines our degree of success or failure as an adult and explains how, regardless of the past, each person can develop a healthy lifestyle today. Dr. Leman also shows you how to apply these same principles in raising children with healthy self-esteem. If you want to make a positive change in your life, this is the place to start.

Top Five Regrets of the Dying A Life Transformed by the Dearly Departing

Top Five Regrets of the Dying A Life Transformed by the Dearly Departing

Author: Bronnie Ware Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/08/2019

'This book had a profound effect on my life.' - Dr Wayne W. Dyer, bestselling author of I Can See Clearly Now Bronnie was looking for a 'job with heart'. Through circumstance, she became a carer to the dying. Over the years that she assisted people to the end of their lives, Bronnie continuously heard them expressing the same regrets over and over again. Struck by the common threads between these regrets, she wrote a blog post about them, called 'The Top Five Regrets of the Dying'. In just one year, it had reached 3 million views. Based on Bronnie's original blog post of the same name, the book expands on the experiences that taught her that the regrets of the dying are lessons to be learned, and that by applying these to our own life we can make the right choices for ourselves, right now. Bronnie's inspiring and honest journey will inspire readers to be kinder, more compassionate and more present in their life.

How to Stay Human in a F*cked-Up World Mindfulness Practices for Real Life

How to Stay Human in a F*cked-Up World Mindfulness Practices for Real Life

Author: Tim Desmond Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/08/2019

How can we be more mindful when the world is this f*cked up? How to Stay Human in a F*cked Up World is the fresh, engaging answer to this important question. If you've tried mindfulness before and failed, we get it. Likely you were told to sit on a pillow in a dark room, meditate, or count your breaths. But mindfulness isn't about separating ourselves from the problems in the world. Instead, it is about re-learning how to get out there, connect with the suffering of every living being and in so doing, embrace your own personal suffering to heal, transform, grow, and finally find peace. Tim Desmond-an esteemed Buddhist philosopher who has lectured on psychology at both Harvard and Yale and studied under Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh-has spent his life cultivating new ways to bridge the gap between the ancient tradition of mindfulness and modern life. With How to Stay Human in a F*cked Up World Desmond gets right to the heart of our collective pain with a life-changing mindfulness practice for surviving the sometimes-miserable world we live in, featuring strategies and guidance you can start using to feel more connected, joyful, and present today.