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See below for a selection of the latest books from Mind, Body, Spirit: thought & practice category. Presented with a red border are the Mind, Body, Spirit: thought & practice 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 Mind, Body, Spirit: thought & practice books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!
We have spent decades optimising our waking hours, but what about the precious hours after we doze off (or try to)? The Magic of Sleep tells you everything you've ever wanted to know about sleep but were too tired to ask. As the most active time for our brains and the most important element to a calmer, happier life, sleep has become the topic of our times. Drawing on the success of Calm, the #1 app for sleep, meditation and relaxation, Michael Acton Smith writes the ultimate guide to good sleep. Beautifully illustrated and packed with fascinating facts and anecdotes, this book contains life-changing tips. At once a bedside companion and a sleeping aide, The Magic of Sleep will be your solution to a better sleeping life, improving each of your waking hours. - Reduce your sleepless nights by finding the perfect soundtrack for dozing off. - Learn the new science of sleep, including how to create ideas while you're asleep. - Discover the best recipes for home-made drinks that will make you drowsy.- Get to know your subconscious by starting a sleep journal and exploring lucid dreaming. It's time to optimise sleep.
Turn your job into a gateway to joy, contentment and stress-free living, with bestselling author Oli Doyle's six-week guide. In Mindfulness at Work, bestselling author and mindfulness guru Oli Doyle guides you through a a six-week plan to show that even with demanding bosses and stressful environments, we actually can be happy at work. This guide will explore the possibilities that work provides for finding our stuck points, embracing difficult emotions and noticing the patterns of thought that keep us from feeling peaceful. Key learnings include: how to move beyond stressful future thinking to focus on what can be attended to now; how flow can benefit you and your organisation by making you calmer, more alert and more attentive to detail; and how to see work as your teacher rather than your project. The Mindful Living series is a new series of short mindfulness books dedicated to enhance three important areas of our lives: work, relationships and parenting. Oli Doyle shows that all the key domains of life provide great opportunities to practice mindfulness and discover peace of mind.
Muse with the Moon is designed to interrupt the hustle of everyday life and inspire a more meaningful and deliberate pace of living with the help of the lunar cycle. Featuring full-colour illustrations throughout, this thoughtful journal pairs insightful quotes with creative prompts that spark self-reflection through writing, drawing, list-making and more. Divided into the eight phases of the moon and designed to be dipped in and out of, it highlights the focus for each lunar phase: from setting New Moon intentions to listing daily goals, affirmations and painting your dreams. This beautiful and intimate book will encourage you to carve out time just for you, to wind down and give your inner voice a chance to be heard.
Flow with whatever may, happen and let your mind, be free. Stay centered by, accepting whatever you are, doing. This is the ultimate. - Zhuangzi. And this is Zen... We live busy lives in busy times. Anxiety, depression and discontent are on the increase. There is no quick fix for the woes of modern living. We are born and we die but in between can be glorious - this is the way of Zen. Zen is NOT a religion, it is NOT a dogma, it is a way of life that is extremely practical and applicable to modern life. A path is made by walking on it. Begin your walk with, Zen now and reconnect with, the joy in your life.
Fragrance of Freedom celebrates Heena Vasani's remarkable East-West journey. It is the tender story of her determination to forgive, to heal, to overcome and to transform the shadow and pain of a deep ancestral wound into compassionate teachings for conscious parenting. Drawing from her direct experience of motherhood, Heena's unique style and visual content portrays her radiant teachings. With simple yet penetrating dialogue Heena offers a transparent inquiry into the nature of true motherhood and returns readers to the essence of Life itself. This book is also illustrated throughout with paintings created by her two children, Jamie and Sienna, and this adds a meditative, transcendent quality, and a beauty and depth which shine through beyond the words. Fragrance of Freedom is the result of an extraordinary inner journey and the transformation of personal suffering into the flower of spiritual awareness. It is a prayer and a mother's call to action on behalf of children everywhere. Inspired by the poetry of Rumi and the teachings of A Course in Miracles, the simple poetic dialogue combines with the purity of the paintings to subtly capture the essence of our true, silent nature. This book speaks directly to that silence which is within us all, and offers the reader a sense of homecoming - a true fragrance of freedom.
101 Positive Pictures is an illustrated self-help book which will inspire the reader with its beautifully-coloured illustrations and visual affirmations. Whoever you are, you can never escape your mind, and how we process our thoughts can have either have a positive or negative effect on how we live our lives. 101 Positive Pictures is for readers of all age groups and is designed to help you create a more fulfilling, happier life. The illustrations are engagingly colourful, and by using the simple affirmations, you can apply the steps to your everyday life, and make those important changes.
Greater coherence follows in every aspect of our lives when we learn to use the magical tool of consciousness. Diana Durham shows that we do this by connecting to our deeper self. She draws on her unique understanding of myth and ancient sacred texts as well as time spent in dialogue with theoretical physicist David Bohm to guide us on the path to personal coherence. In a poetic, accessible style, Diana argues passionately that understanding who we are and how we work is not only the key to individual fulfilment, but also the way through to a sustainable future for us all.
Unicorns are wonderful, shimmery creatures. A mascot for millennials and a symbol of magical positivity, these fabulous mythical beasts can teach you so much. Be More Unicorn offers a dose of glittery escapism. It encourages you to let go by embracing your inner unicorn and to gain a deeper understanding of yourself and others. Unleash your playfulness and uncover the secret of positivity, through a collection of practical rainbow-coloured tips, mystical exercises and witty, whimsical quotes. So polish your hooves, shake out your luscious mane and get ready to become the all-new, powerful you and Be More Unicorn!
'This book will open your eyes, mind and heart to a way of being in the world that will make our world a better and more caring one.' Archbishop Desmond Tutu Ubuntu is a Xhosa word originating from a South African philosophy that encapsulates all our aspirations about how to live life well, together. It is the belief in a universal human bond: I am only because you are. And it means that if you are able to see everyone as fully human, connected to you by their humanity, you will never be able to treat others as disposable or without worth. By embracing the philosophy of Ubuntu and living it out in daily life it's possible to overcome division and be stronger together in a world where the wise build bridges, not walls. These 14 lessons from the Rainbow Nation are an essential toolkit to helping us all to live better, together. In stories that recognise our common humanity, our connectedness and interdependence, Everyday Ubuntu helps to make sense of the world and our place in it. Exploring ideas of kindness and forgiveness, tolerance and the power of listening, it shows how we can all benefit from embracing others. Including practical applications and mindful exercises, it is an inspirational guide to a more fulfilling life as part of the large family to which we all belong.
Discover the path to inner peace Calmness is all around you and within you if you just know where to look. And the journey to a more peaceful place is one of the most rewarding trips you can take for your health and well-being. A careful blend of tranquil tips, soothing statements and relaxing activities, How to Find Calm is a lovingly curated guide to reaching a state of joyful and mindful serenity.