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.
The third in the Essentialists’ stunning series of gift books – Restore, Shine, IGNITE!
From the Norwegian explorer, a stunning meditation on the power of silence and how to shut out the world.
An internationally acclaimed social psychologist offers a counter-intuitive approach to finding happiness.
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.
Lagom: balance, harmony, beauty and sufficiency
This is your life. Do what is essential to make it the best with these twenty achievable tips.
Find out who you are and how to bring balance to your life
A new strategy to increase productivity, focus, happiness and creativity through a mindful use of digital technology from computer science professor.
Join the calm revolution: inspiration and activities showing how absolutely everyone can achieve calm in everyday life.
Embrace holistic health and optimise your wellbeing with natural remedies for the mind, body and home.
Practical strategies to turn pressure into positive energy.
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.
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 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.
Clear your path to success and wellbeing.
Happiness is just around the corner with this practical guide from happiness researcher Meik Wiking.
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.
An accessible, step-by-step guide to mindfulness that will help you attain happiness and success
How to love the skin you're in – an inspirational lifestyle book by the world’s leading body acceptance activist.
A practical guide to managing anxiety, from a clinical therapist who used to be a sufferer and now specialises in treating clients with anxiety.
A completely new and unique take on well-being using the extraordinary power of LEGO bricks.
The new take on an ancient concept that will bring peace, tranquillity and happiness to everyday life.
The key steps to leading a happier, more contented and fulfilling life
Unlikely stories of survival, courage and upheaval in the aftermath of airline disasters.