Wisdom for Living – Reynold Ruslan Feldman

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"Dear Reader, Do you know how wise you are?" This book is a collection of short 'pearls of wisdom', quotes from all manner of people - religious figures, politicians, sportspeople, and more - with a brief 'thought of the day' or mini-essay by the author after each. You are encouraged to start a 'Wisdom Journal', … Continue reading Wisdom for Living – Reynold Ruslan Feldman

The Extremely Busy Woman’s Guide to Self-Care – Suzanne Falter

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"Do less, achieve more, and live the life you want." Happy 2020! Have you made some New Year resolutions? What if, instead of punishing yourself to spend more time in the gym, or giving up the foods you love, you instead approached life with a mindset of first of all taking care of yourself? What … Continue reading The Extremely Busy Woman’s Guide to Self-Care – Suzanne Falter

Simplify Your Life – Sarah O’Flaherty

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"Frustrated with the old processes of goal setting and outmoded self-help techniques, I've developed a new, simplified approach to personal development." There's nothing wrong with this book, but there's nothing new or desperately interesting about it either. And the title felt a bit misleading: there's a lot of very generic improve-your-life stuff (mainly pretty obvious), and … Continue reading Simplify Your Life – Sarah O’Flaherty

The 5-Minute Recharge – Lynne Everatt, Addie Greco-Sanchez

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"It all begins with you." Subtitled, "31 Proven Strategies to Refresh, Reset and Become the Boss of Your Day," The 5-Minute Recharge is a series of hints and tips for improving your mental health and overall well-being. As with any such self-help book, what you get out of it will be highly personal to you, … Continue reading The 5-Minute Recharge – Lynne Everatt, Addie Greco-Sanchez

Tiny Leaps Big Changes – Gregg Clunis

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"Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes." Reading this straight off the back of Burnout really flagged to me the different approaches self-help books can take. Burnout felt supportive, wanting you to have a happier life, helping you tackle some of life's obstacles to achieve that. This, on the other hand, felt like it was castigating … Continue reading Tiny Leaps Big Changes – Gregg Clunis