LoveReading

Becoming a member of the LoveReading community is free.

No catches, no fine print just unadulterated book loving, with your favourite books saved to your own digital bookshelf.

New members get entered into our monthly draw to win £100 to spend in your local bookshop Plus lots lots more…

Find out more

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!

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 into 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. Handy size - 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.

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: 10/09/2019

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.

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.

How to be a Gentlewoman The Art of Soft Power in Hard Times

How to be a Gentlewoman The Art of Soft Power in Hard Times

Author: Lotte Jeffs Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/09/2019

'This is brilliant and timely' Elizabeth Day 'Part memoir, part manual - this is the type of book every modern woman can take something from' GraziaLearn to navigate the harshness of life with soft power. In her debut book, Lotte Jeffs weaves powerful life experience with practical advice and a psychological deep-dive into what truly constitutes an emotionally rich and meaningful existence. She speaks to everyone from agony aunts and archaeologists, to pop stars and novelists, to explore a diverse picture of what it is to truly live life well. How to be a Gentlewoman will teach you how to slow down, lean out, recognize good relationships and let go of the bad, create a space you love, find your people and construct a happy and 'joined up' sense of yourself. The gentle antidote to a brutal world.

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: 05/09/2019

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.

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!

What Goes Around Comes Around A Guide to How Life REALLY Works

What Goes Around Comes Around A Guide to How Life REALLY Works

Author: Rob Davis Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/08/2019

Diary of a Beautiful Disaster

Diary of a Beautiful Disaster

Author: Kristin Bartzokis Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/08/2019

The Energetics of Joy Natural Rebalancing Secrets to Stop Stressing and Start Living the Life You Want

The Energetics of Joy Natural Rebalancing Secrets to Stop Stressing and Start Living the Life You Want

Author: Michelle Eggenberger Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/08/2019

The rut you are in right now has lasted far too long, and stress and anxiety are creeping up in your daily routine, sabotaging your relationships, your business, your health, and your dreams! You are certain the life you are living is not where you imagined yourself to be, yet you feel stuck and don't know how to turn it around.If better health, more balance, a better job experience, and a happier and more fulfilling life is something you are ready fora|thenThe Energetics of Joywill give you the tools you need to become the architect of your own destiny!With over ten years of experience, Dr. Eggenberger has helped students and patients reconnect to their own divine healing and creating powers by using the wisdom of Traditional Chinese Medicine, yoga, and health and life coaching for a complete soul-mind-body healing approach.In her book you'll learn the secrets to: Free yourself from the hamster wheel Find real long-lasting true love Supercharge your energy and overall health Conceive the life you want Become clear on your soul purpose If you like the straightforward fact and spiritual style of Wayne Dyer and the lightness and happy down-to-earth approach of the Dalai Lama, you will thoroughly enjoyThe Energetics of Joy.

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

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

Author: 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

'Bronnie's work is a gift to the world. Her revelations on living regret-free are a continued source of inspiration. They fuel me to stay focused on what truly matters most.' - Marie Forleo, creator of MarieTV and author of Everything Is Figureoutable Based on the blog post that reached 8 milion readers. After too many years of unfulfilling work, Bronnie Ware began searching for a job with meaning. Despite having no formal qualifications or experience, she found herself working in palliative care. During the time she spent tending to the needs of those who were dying, Bronnie's life was transformed. Later, she wrote a blog post about the most common regrets that the people she had cared for had expressed to her. The post, also called 'The Top Five Regrets of the Dying', has been read millions of times all over the world since it was first published. By applying the lessons of those nearing their death to her own life, Bronnie developed an understanding that it is possible for everyone, if they make conscious choices, to die with peace of mind. Bronnie's delightful memoir is a courageous, life-changing book that will leave you feeling more compassionate and inspired to live the life you are truly here to live.