Planning to look into being happier and healthier in the new year? Take a look at our titles below to improve your wellbeing and jumpstart your January.
- Good enough: the myth of success and how to celebrate the joy in average by Eleanor Ross
Eleanor Ross was compelled to write 'Good Enough' after her experience of a breakdown. The 'having-it-all' myth dominated her 20s as she worked late, worked through holidays and then worked hard in the gym. The ensuing burn-out led her to question what drives us to push ourselves so hard that we mentally break, and to try to understand why we keep pushing even though we can feel ourselves cracking. If there's one thing Eleanor has learned, it's better to be average and happy than successful and miserable.
- Power hour: how to focus on your goals and create a life you love by Adrienne Herbert
How many times have you said, 'I'd love to do that, but I don't have time'? The 'Power Hour' message is simple: we all have an hour to dedicate to creating the life we want, whether we think we do or not. It helps you realise the importance of focusing on what you want during that first essential hour, before the rest of the world wakes up and starts competing for your attention.
- Why I'm not a millionaire by Nancy Spain
Nancy Spain was one of the most celebrated - and notorious - writers and broadcasters of the 1940s, 50s and 60s. Hilarious, controversial and brilliant, she lived openly as a lesbian (sharing a household with her two lovers and their various children) and was frequently litigated against for her newspaper columns - Evelyn Waugh successfully sued her for libel ... twice. 'Why I am Not a Millionaire' recounts her colourful and unique life.
- The pocket PT: no time, no gym, no problem by Courtney Black
The ultimate guide to getting fit at home with an easy 28-day workout plan.
- Lose weight, feel great: the doctor's plan by Rangan Chatterjee
Weight loss isn't a race. It isn't one size fits all. Drawing on 20 years of experience as a GP, Dr Rangan Chatterjee has created a conscious, long-lasting approach to weight loss that goes far beyond fad diets and helps to find the best solutions that work for you. Packed with quick and easy interventions this book will help you: understand the effects of what, why, when, where and how we eat; discover the root cause of your weight gain; nourish your body without any crash diets or gruelling workouts; build a toolbox of techniques to help you lose weight, for good.
- Pinch of nom quick & easy: 100 delicious, slimming recipes by Kay Featherstone
Featuring four-ingredient dishes, one-pot family favourites, big batch basics, and speedy sweet treats, 'Pinch of Nom Quick & Easy' is full of everyday recipes with simple methods and massive flavour. As always, the food tastes so good you won't guess the low calorie count. The dishes are guaranteed to fill you up and keep you satisfied for longer. Every recipe has been carefully tried and tested, featuring easy-to-source ingredients.
- 100 ways to eat better by Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall
'100 Ways to Eat Better' gives you all the tools you need to improve your eating habits and lifestyle, with top tips and 80 of Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall's most delicious and healthy recipes.
- Twochubbycubs fast and filling: 100 delicious slimming recipes by James Andersen
Packed with 100 more delicious slimming recipes, all under 500 calories, with super clear instructions and tips - these fast, filling and flavoursome meals are designed to help with your weight loss whilst not feeling like 'diet food'. James and Paul will ensure you save precious time in the kitchen too - whether that's through meals cooked in minutes, or dinner ideas that can be scaled up and batch cooked for later.