Traffic, queues, crowds, noise, bustle, hustle and rush – in this ever-busier world it can be difficult to find time to catch breath, let alone pause for any meaningful reflection. This is why, more than ever before, it’s important we take our feet off the pedals occasionally and enjoy moments of calm among the chaos. Here are some books to help you achieve mindfulness and find happiness in the everyday.
Do you feel exhausted by daily life? Are you unsure where to start? Unable to stop?
A guide to creating happy moments you will remember forever from the internationally bestselling author of The Little Book of Hygge and The Little Book of Lykke.
From the Norwegian explorer, a stunning meditation on the power of silence and how to shut out the world.
From the bestselling author of The Little Book of Big Weightloss comes a simple, down-to-earth guide to tapping into the greatest source of happiness: YOU.
An internationally acclaimed social psychologist offers a counter-intuitive approach to finding happiness.
Clear your path to success and wellbeing.
2014 offered The life-changing magic of tidying 2016 surrounded us with hygge In 2017, we’ll discover our ikigai… Ikigai – the Japanese secret to a long and happy life from the world’s longest living people.
Happiness is just around the corner with this practical guide from happiness researcher Meik Wiking.
Lagom: balance, harmony, beauty and sufficiency
The Little Book of Hygge will give you practical steps and tips to become more hygge: how to pick the right lighting, organise a dinner party and even how to dress hygge, all backed up by Meik's years' of research at the Happiness Research Institute in Copenhagen.
This is your life. Do what is essential to make it the best with these twenty achievable tips.
An accessible, step-by-step guide to mindfulness that will help you attain happiness and success
Find out who you are and how to bring balance to your life
How to love the skin you're in – an inspirational lifestyle book by the world’s leading body acceptance activist.
A new strategy to increase productivity, focus, happiness and creativity through a mindful use of digital technology from computer science professor.
A practical guide to managing anxiety, from a clinical therapist who used to be a sufferer and now specialises in treating clients with anxiety.
Join the calm revolution: inspiration and activities showing how absolutely everyone can achieve calm in everyday life.
A completely new and unique take on well-being using the extraordinary power of LEGO bricks.
Embrace holistic health and optimise your wellbeing with natural remedies for the mind, body and home.
The new take on an ancient concept that will bring peace, tranquillity and happiness to everyday life.
Practical strategies to turn pressure into positive energy.
The key steps to leading a happier, more contented and fulfilling life
The essential guide to ubuntu, the ancient Southern African philosophy which teaches that our common humanity and interconnectedness is the key to living a better life.
Binge away with all the original texts, prequels, sequels, tie-ins and companions of the year's biggest TV series.
Titles worth revisiting, no matter how much you hated them at school.
Three Penguin Random House novels honoured among the Australian Book Review’s fan favourites.
Stories real and imagined about the moral cost of slavery, and its implications on humanity.