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Books to help us navigate the potholes of modern living.

Emotional intelligence, resilience, ‘happiness’, existentialism, lagom, mindfulness, hygge, sleep, even tidiness – there are any number of internal or external factors that affect how we negotiate the challenges of daily life. Some things we can learn. Others we just have to learn to live with (or without). Here are some books to help you look at the world from fresh perspectives. Or, at least, discover some pearls of wisdom to help steer you through your day.

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