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.
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.
Practical strategies to turn pressure into positive energy.
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.
Books for the independent masters of self-control born 22 December – 19 January.
Books for the open-minded, philosophical enthusiasts born 22 November – 21 December.
Books for the assertive, resourceful decision-makers born 23 October – 21 November.