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Everything Anxiety Ever Told You Is a Lie

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Everything Anxiety Ever Told You Is a Lie is practical and therapeutic guide to managing anxiety, written specifically for those aged 14–25 by a psychologist with over 15 years of experience working with adolescents and young adults. It contains concise, impactful chapters and strategies that can be realistically applied even in a busy and changeable time of life. From managing uncertainty to identifying purpose, this guide will help young adults minimise anxiety’s impact on their life.

Specifications: Hardback/PLC | 235 x 184mm / 9.25 x 7.25 in | 144Pages

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The Happiness Trap Cards

50 ACT-Based Prompts, Practices and Reflections to Help You Stop Struggling and Start Living

Due for release  in September 2024  (ANZ only)

Following on from the million-copy bestseller The Happiness Trap, this beautifully presented card set introduces the principles of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy in a fresh and accessible format. Each card features a key concept of ACT, and on the reverse a practical teaching for the reader to apply in their daily life. Readers will be empowered to prioritise their true values, deal with difficult emotions and engage fully in what matters, building authentic happiness from the inside out.

Specifications: 50 cards + 4-page booklet, boxed | 146 x 95 mm

The Flourishing Woman

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A mental health and wellbeing guide

Also avaliable in a eBook

In The Flourishing Woman, Dr Cate Howell addresses many topics that are highly relevant to adult women, including why women often put themselves last; ways to overcome stress, overwhelm and anxiety; reproduction, menopause and mental health; and managing parenthood challenges and relationship issues. Other topics include the impact of trauma and physical illness on mental health, and strategies to manage these impacts; and how to silence self-criticism and grow self-worth.

Specifications: Paperback | 229 x 152mm / 9 x 6in | 240 pages

The Mindful Freak-Out

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A rescue manual for being at your best when life is at its worst

Out now in Australia, New Zealand & the US – Coming to the UK August 24

The Mindful Freak-Out presents strategies from Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT) to give you the evidence-based tools you need to face highly distressing moments. The goal of these strategies is to soothe your suffering while giving you the inner strength, wisdom, and commitment needed to face the emotional pain in a flexible way. The result is an outcome where you feel good about your response, rather than deeply regretting your actions or words.

Specifications: Paperback | 229 x 152mm / 9 x 6 in | 280 Pages

Join author Dr. Eric Goodman for a FREE Webinar on ‘How ACTing with compassion eases suffering during life’s most distressing moments.’ and more from The Mindful Freak-Out (LIVE Tuesday Feb 13th @ 10AM PST – recording available after the event) – REGISTER HERE

The Dragonfly in the Haze

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A Being Human guide to creating meaningful connection

Out now in Australia & New Zealand. Coming to the rest of the world in March 2024

In The Dragonfly in the Haze, Walter’s world grows increasingly hazy as he distracts himself with his devices while waiting for some important news. Will it make a difference to Walter if the news is good or bad?

Written by an accomplished psychologist, this insightful short story is part of the Being Human series. It uses metaphor and illustration to explore why humans are prone to psychological struggle, and how to lead a meaningful and secure life in the midst of hardship and emotional pain.

Specifications: Hardback | 165 x 165mm / 6.5 x 6.5 in | Colour Illustrations|  40 pp | Being Human, Book 4

The Unwanted Friend

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A Being Human guide to recognising the mind’s stories

Out now in Australia & New Zealand. Coming to the rest of the world in March 2024

The Unwanted Friend explores the intricate relationship between Wren and Mina. As Wren faces a looming deadline, Mina appears as the ‘voice’ in Wren’s head. Will she be a help or hindrance?

Written by an accomplished psychologist, this insightful short story is part of the Being Human series. It uses metaphor and illustration to teach conscious management of unhelpful thinking, enhancing connection and choice in our lives. A must-read for anyone struggling with their inner voice.

Specifications: Hardback | 165 x 165mm / 6.5 x 6.5 in | Colour Illustrations|  40 pp | Being Human, Book 3

The Flower in the Pocket

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A Being Human guide to finding growth through emotional pain

Out now in Australia & New Zealand. Coming to the rest of the world in March 2024

In The Flower in the Pocket, Wilbur’s anger feeds on itself. Even his beloved garden withers in the face of it. Can Wilbur bring his world into balance? Can he re-empower himself in a situation he can’t control?

This insightful short story uses metaphor and illustration to make complex psychological issues accessible to all readers. It explains how our vulnerabilities to psychological struggle can turn emotional pain into more deep-seated suffering, and gives readers tools to combat this.

Specifications: Hardback | 165 x 165mm / 6.5 x 6.5 in | Colour Illustrations|  40 pp | Being Human, Book 2

The Lost Sun

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A Being Human guide to weathering life’s storms

Out now in Australia & New Zealand. Coming to the rest of the world in March 2024

In The Lost Sun, Winnie experiences significant distress due to an unwelcome change in the ‘climate’ of her life. Embarking on a journey to search for her lost sunshine, she discovers the true source of happiness and meaning in her life.

Written by an accomplished psychologist, this insightful short story uses metaphor and illustration to explore the human tendency towards psychological struggle, and provides practical methods for leading a fulfilling life amidst adversities.

Specifications: Hardback | 165 x 165mm / 6.5 x 6.5 in | Colour Illustrations|  40 pp |Being Human, Book 1

The Being Human Collection

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Available Now in Australia, New Zealand,& UK
Coming to the US in October 2024

“A beautiful collection of stories that poetically capture the essence of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. To read, savour, ponder, and then apply, to make the most  of your life.”

Russ Harris, Author of The Happiness Trap, ACT Trainer.

Written by a specialist in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, the Being Human series features four narratives that delve into the complexities of our shared human experience.

As humans, we are all prone to psychological struggle. Life is full of challenges, hardships and emotional pain. The Being Human series seeks to equip readers with the psychological resilience and flexibility to live a meaningful life in spite of these difficulties. The four books each focus on a different aspect of the human condition, providing teachings and practical processes for readers to implement in their lives:

All four books can also be purchased separately via the links above or here

Together, these books form the comprehensive Being Human Method, fostering self-awareness, meaningful relationships, and a purposeful existence. Dive in and discover the tools to reconnect with others – and yourself.

Specifications: Slipcase | 165 x 165mm / 6.5 x 6.5 in | Colour |  4 x 40 pp

Inside the Dyslexic Mind

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A resource for parents, teachers and dyslexics themselves

Also available in  Audio Book |  eBook

In Laughton King’s formulation, a dyslexic person is like a diesel vehicle. They run perfectly if you give them the right fuel, but if you put petrol in the tank (i.e. expect them to learn like every ‘normal’ child in our current education system) they break down. This book is designed to help dyslexic (diesel) thinkers make sense of their lives.

Specifications:  Paperback | 229x 152mm | 256 pages


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Shortlisted The Forevability Awards 2021 – Open Picture Book Category

Cookie loves Girl more than anything – even chasing balls and smelling smells! Sometimes Girl is too sad to play with Cookie, but that’s okay because Cookie is good at sad. You can lick it off, you know.

With beautiful words and playful illustrations, Cookie is both a heart-warming tale about the love between a dog and their person, and a sensitive exploration of depression and anxiety. From dog-lovers to children who share Girl’s feelings, everyone can learn something from this inseparable pair.

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SPECIFICATIONS: Hardback | 245 x 255mm / 9.5 x 10in | 32 Pages | Full Colour | EK Books

Sleep Sense

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Improve your sleep, improve your health

Sleep is fundamental to our health and wellbeing. In Sleep Sense, international sleep expert Dr Katharina Lederle draws on the latest research to explore how sleep is connected to each of the three pillars of successful living: physical health, cognitive performance, and emotional wellbeing. She then provides readers with a ‘menu’ of healthy sleep options from which they can choose in order to effectively establish better sleep habits that improve day-to-day health and wellbeing.

SPECIFICATIONS: 9781925820935 | Paperback | 198 x 129mm / 7.75 x 5in | 224 pages | Empower

Mindfulness for Life

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Also available in Audiobook | eBook

The Updated Guide for Today’s World

Written by experts, Mindfulness for Life is the complete guide to being fully present in life. In a state of full awareness, we connect more with our children, work more efficiently, drive more safely and stress less. This revised and updated second edition of the guide includes the latest research on mindful techniques, alongside practical guidance for applying them. Take a leap towards mindful living and you might just discover that you become a calmer, happier and healthier being – for life.

SPECIFICATIONS:  Paperback | 198 x 129mm / 7.75 x 5in | 272 pages | Empower

The Cancer Companion

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How to Navigate Your Way From Diagnosis to Treatment and Beyond

A cancer diagnosis can cause a torrent of unfamiliar emotions felt by both the patient and those who care for them. The Cancer Companion is a compassionate, down-to-earth guide for those navigating these difficult and complex emotions. Its simple structure and comprehensive approach turns modern psychological research into constructive strategies for dealing with anxiety, depression, sleep disturbance, management of relationships, and many more components of cancer-related distress.

A video from author, and Clinical Psychologist, Dr. Toni Lindsay

SPECIFICATIONS: Paperback | 229 x 152mm / 9 x 6in | 224 pages

A Well Mind

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The Tools for Attaining Mental Wellbeing

A Well Mind provides a holistic approach to mental wellness that explores how we can begin to feel better mentally by improving how we care for our physical health. Author Lisa Parkinson Roberts has struggled with mental health, and here she explains the tools and expertise which have helped her regain control of how she feels. Improve your eating, sleep, stress management and exercise routines, and ultimately your mental health, with this essential guide to feeling the best you can in your mind!

Also available in eBook

Specifications: 9781925820782 | Paperback | 229 x 152mm / 9 x 6in | 280 Pages

Take Control of Your Life

The five-step plan to health and happiness for a stress free life

For the first time, Dr Gail Ratcliffe’s best-selling book  Take Control of Your Life is available in a handy paperback edition. The book was written for all those who find that stress impacts in one way or another on their lives, and has proved a godsend for thousands of people.

Dr Ratcliffe, one of New Zealand’s foremost psychologists, maintains that recognising the many guises of stress is the first step to securing personal happiness. Using extensive modern international research and experience from her New Zealand practice, Dr Ratcliffe provides an understanding of how different types of stress have serious consequences and can affect peace of mind, alter behaviour and damage physical well-being.

Take Control of Your Life is designed for quick reading and easy reference. In her no-nonsense practical style, Dr Ratcliffe offers a ‘five-step plan’ that will provide you with the tools to design the life you want to live and deal with the things that cause you stress. The medical, psychological, and physiological facts are presented simply and directly, together with useful case studies.

Specifications: 9780908988303| Paperback | 228 x 153mm / 9 x 6in | 224 Pages