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The Little Moomin Book of Positivity

  • Paperback
  • £5.99

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9781846015533
  • Publication date: 05 Apr 2017
  • Page count: 96
  • Imprint: Spruce
Spruce

What Would Unicorn Do?

Sarah Ford
Authors:
Sarah Ford
Aster

The Unexpected Joy of Being Sober

Catherine Gray
Authors:
Catherine Gray

THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER 'Admirably honest, light, bubbly and remarkably rarely annoying.' - Alice O'Keeffe, The Guardian 'Truthful, modern and real' - Stylist 'Brave, witty and brilliantly written' - Marie Claire Ever sworn off alcohol for a month and found yourself drinking by the 7th? Think there's 'no point' in just one drink? Welcome! There are millions of us. 64% of Brits want to drink less.Catherine Gray was stuck in a hellish whirligig of Drink, Make horrible decisions, Hangover, Repeat. She had her fair share of 'drunk tank' jail cells and topless-in-a-hot-tub misadventures.But this book goes beyond the binges and blackouts to deep-dive into uncharted territory: What happens after you quit drinking? This gripping, heart-breaking and witty book takes us down the rabbit-hole of an alternative reality. A life with zero hangovers, through sober weddings, sex, Christmases and breakups. In The Unexpected Joy of Being Sober, Catherine Gray shines a light on society's drink-pushing and talks to top neuroscientists and psychologists about why we drink, delving into the science behind what it does to our brains and bodies.Much more than a tale from the netherworld of addicted drinking, this book is about the escape, and why a sober life can be more intoxicating than you ever imagined. Whether you're a hopelessly devoted drinker, merely sober-curious, or you've already ditched the drink, you will love this book. 'A riveting, raw, yet humorous memoir with actionable advice. A truly unique blend of storytelling and science that holds a universe of hope.' - Annie Grace, author of This Naked Mind 'Like listening to your best friend teach you to be sober. Lighthearted but serious, it's packed with ideas, tools, tips and, most importantly, reasons for living a sober life. This book is excellent.'- Eric Zimmer, host of podcast The One You Feed 'Gray's fizzy writing succeeds in making this potentially boring-as-hell subject both engaging and highly seductive' - The Bookseller 'Catherine Gray is an exceptional writer. Her exquisitely crafted thoughts on the joys of being sober are not only deeply honest and pragmatic, but she manages to infuse tons of humor. This is a delightful, informative, and compelling read for all those who are sober or seeking sobriety.' - Sasha Tozzi, Huffington Post columnist 'Catherine's writing style and voice captivate me. She has a way of translating her story into an experience I don't want to end. I want to drink every drop she produces.' - Holly Whitaker, founder of Hip Sobriety School and co-presenter of Home podcast 'This book is great. A balanced, informative and entertaining mélange of memoir, sociology and psychology. I identified very strongly with huge sections of it.' - Jon Stewart, guitarist of Sleeper and Leaving AA, Staying Sober blogger > 'Sober is too often equated with "sombre" in our culture. Gray's book turns that idea on its head. Her experience of sobriety is joyful and life-affirming. A must-read for anyone who has a nagging suspicion that alcohol may be taking away more than it's giving.' - Hilda Burke, psychotherapist and couples counsellor 'Catherine Gray really captures the FUN we can have in sobriety. This book challenges the status quo; sobriet sounds as liberating as taking a trip to the jungle. Fun and inspirational. What an important book for our time! A joy to read.' - Samantha Moyo, founder of Morning Gloryville 'If you want to hit refresh on life, you need this book. Consider The Unexpected Joy of Being Sober your healthy new addiction.' - Kate Faithfull-Williams, former health editor of Grazia, co-author of The Feelgood Plan and Hey, Where Did My Day Go? blogger 'This book is a gamechanger. Everyone deserves to have Catherine hold their hand as they navigate the new world of not drinking - whether exploring alcohol-free periods or going for full-on sobriety - and this book enables just that. Wise, funny & so relatable.' - Laurie, Girl & Tonic blogger 'Catherine Gray manages to achieve what so many have struggled to do before her; bring the undeniable joys of a sober lifestyle to light in a non-preachy, honest and accessible way. I am very excited that her words have come into the world at a time that calls for so many of us to wake up and live more consciously. My heart is bursting at the thought of how many lives this book will go on to positively and profoundly affect.'- Joanne Bradford, co-author of The Inner Fix and founder of Motherheart

Spruce

Be a Flamingo

Sarah Ford
Authors:
Sarah Ford

Flamingo is that one friend who always brightens a room as soon as he walks in. He is always the first on the dancefloor and the very last to stop boogying. He has never tried to dress like a Parisian, never followed advice on what not to wear, and certainly has never tried to tone down his natural pinkness; he knows he is perfect just the way he is. And even when life throws Flamingo a curveball, he is always ready to embrace the unknown and jump straight in.A gorgeous little gift book of motivational sayings and hilarious axioms, Be a Flamingo is a perfect pink pick-me-up gift for a friend who needs a confidence boost, or great as an impulse self-purchase when you feel you need to start tooting your own horn a little louder. Because we could all do worse than taking a leaf out of Flamingo's book.

Gaia

The Little Book of Tidying

Beth Penn
Authors:
Beth Penn

In this age of mass consumerism, we are "stuffocating"; becoming slaves to our possessions. By freeing ourselves from physical and mental clutter, and better managing our schedules, we can focus on what is truly important and discover more time, space and joy. Grounded in solid science and bursting with invaluable tools, activities and strategies, this little book will empower you to discard what you no longer need, regain control of your surroundings and create a happier and more fulfilling life.

Spruce

Be a Unicorn

Sarah Ford
Authors:
Sarah Ford
Spruce

Be a Unicorn

Sarah Ford
Authors:
Sarah Ford

Escape the real world and enter into the magical realm of unicorns with this little book of positivity. Illustrated with adorable, adorkable unicorns, each spread comes with a funny or inspiring quote reminding you to follow your dreams, and always think unicorn.Perfect for giving an inspiring boost to your day, or as a cheering gift for a friend who needs a little more unicorn in their life, this is a cute and covetable little book that is bound to spread smiles wherever it goes.

Gaia

The Little Book of Inner Peace

Ashley Davis Bush
Authors:
Ashley Davis Bush
Gaia

The Little Book of Gratitude

Dr Robert A Emmons PhD
Authors:
Dr Robert A Emmons PhD
Cassell

Nordicana

Kajsa Kinsella
Authors:
Kajsa Kinsella
Cassell

Infographic Guide to Life, the Universe and Everything

Thomas Eaton
Authors:
Thomas Eaton
Spruce

The Little Book of Corgi Charm

Trevor Davies
Authors:
Trevor Davies

One is very amused! You too can find happiness thanks to the smiling face of the world's cheeriest dog.When you're down and troubled and you've got nowhere to turn, the infectious happiness of the corgi will save the day. These little bundles of doggy joy are so effective that even Her Majesty the Queen has filled her palace with them!In this book, 50 of the cutest corgi photos are accompanied by positive maxims, showing you how your life can be a walk in the park if you follow the corgi philosophy - love, laugh and generally lap up life!

Gaia

The Little Book of Mindfulness

Patrizia Collard
Authors:
Patrizia Collard
Spruce

Journey into Mindfulness

Patrizia Collard
Authors:
Patrizia Collard

"Everyone should read this. Mindfulness is such a great way to live life to the full." - Amazon Customer "The greatest 'little book' ever! Take my advice, buy it now and you will wonder how you ever managed without it!" - Amazon Customer "Patrizia Collard's depth of experience as a teacher and practitioner shines through. I love this little book!" - Amazon Customer "Great book to pick up if you just have a few minutes a day." - Amazon Customer "I carry it with me everywhere. Lovely little calming book." - Amazon Customer "Delightful little book." - Amazon CustomerMindfulness is the easy way to gently let go of stress and be in the moment. It has fast become the slow way to manage the modern world - without chanting mantras or setting aside hours of time for meditation.Dr Patrizia Collard will show you how to bring simple 5- and 10-minute practices into your day in order to free yourself from stress and, ultimately, find more peace in your life.This beautifully illustrated book will set you and your family on the road of mindfulness so you can lead a more mindful, peaceful and relaxed life. Find long-lasting happiness with The Little Book of Mindfulness!CONTENTS:1. Being in the Now2. Accept and Respond3. Making Your Mind Up4. Simply Be5. Mindful Eating6. Gratitude and Compassion7. Everyday Mindfulness

Hamlyn

The Craft Library: Cute Knits for Baby Feet

Sue Whiting
Authors:
Sue Whiting

Fun to knit and quick to finish, there's nothing quite so adorable as tiny socks for little feet. With designs ranging from classic bootees and Fair Isle knits to fun motifs such as duck feet, clouds and ice cream cones, you simply won't know which pair to start knitting first! 30 gorgeous projects for babies and children from 0-4 Step-by-step knitting guides explain how to shape socks and add details Projects to suit all levels of expertise

Hamlyn

Hamlyn QuickCook: Italian

Joy Skipper
Authors:
Joy Skipper

The food of Italy remains one of the most popular cuisines in the world, providing fresh flavours and ingredients in delicious combinations. Now Quickcook: Italian shows you how to make 360 wonderfully authentic and regional dishes in as little as 30, 20 or 10 minutes. The collection includes much-loved classics such as pasta and pizza with delicious new twists to suit cooks working to tight schedules. It's a definitive guide - and perfect aid - for busy cooks who understand that there's no food more delicious or attractive than that from an Italian kitchen.

Hamlyn

Hamlyn QuickCook: Cakes & Bakes

Jo McAuley
Authors:
Jo McAuley

This wonderful collection of 360 great tasting recipes is perfect for anyone who wants to know how to make perfect cakes and bakes in record-breaking time. Its clever layout will ensure that you'll always be able to make wonderful treats from savoury biscuits and muffins to sweet cupcakes, traybakes, pies and tarts. If you're pressed for time, then the 10-minute options provide clever short-cuts, and if you have a little longer then the 30-minute versions will show you how to add something a bit more special.

Hamlyn

Hamlyn QuickCook: One Pot

Emma Lewis
Authors:
Emma Lewis

Delicious, warming and fuss-free dinners are now at your fingertips with this fantastic selection of recipes - a fast reference book that allows you to dial up or dial down the perfect meal according to how much time you have to spare in your busy schedule. One Pot meals save on time, effort and washing up without compromising on any of the flavour, and this book will help you to create nutritious soups, succulent stews, fragrant curries and exotic tagines.

Hamlyn

50 Ways to Kill a Slug

Sarah Ford
Authors:
Sarah Ford

Ilex Press

We Can Do It!

Ilex Press

Florals: 30 Postcards: Original Designs from the Archives of Susan Collier Sarah Campbell

This beautiful postcard book features 30 of the most beloved floral patterns from the renowned and respected Collier & Campbell design partnership. Beautiful images to share with friends and family.