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Inside the Dyslexic Mind

AUD $34.99 Tax Included

Due for release May 2023


A resource for parents, teachers and dyslexics themselves

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

The Changing Man: A Mental Health Guide

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Due for release May 2023


A Mental Health Guide

Too many men are suffering with their emotional health issues in silence, and male suicide rates are high. Men are affected by everyday stress, high workloads, anxiety and depression, loss of confidence or identity, relationship breakdowns, family disruption, addictions and trauma — just the same as women. But society has placed a stigma on men’s mental health. Men have found it hard to reach out in the past because of a sense of shame that comes from our society. But men are changing. They are re-defining what it is to be ‘strong’, and are more open to understanding their emotions and reaching out for help.

The Changing Man: A Mental Health Guide explores a range of issues affecting men’s emotional health and wellbeing, and provides a collection of tried and tested tools to ensure no man suffers in silence again. From dealing with addiction, to bettering relationships, overcoming depression, working through sexuality concerns and realising that it is okay not to be okay, The Changing Man’s methods and knowledge may just change your emotional health for the better. No shame. No silence. No anger.

Specifications: Empower | Paperback | 198x 129mm | 288 pages

The Flourishing Woman

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Due for Release September 2023


A mental health and wellbeing guide

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

Mindfulness at Play

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Due for Release July 2023


Parenting healthy, happy children with old wisdom and new science

Mindfulness at Play was written by a mindfulness expert and university lecturer, a psychologist and play therapist. (both are parents) to help parents and young people recognise and expand the practice of mindfulness in their lives, as well as recognise and respond to whatever is getting in its way. It introduces mindfulness and play-based training exercises and activities, as well as evidence-based mindfulness knowledge.

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

Island Girl to Airline Pilot

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Available: Australia & New Zealand – April 5th | UK, USA & Canada – May 9th 


A story of love, sacrifice and taking flight

This is the life story of Silva Mcleod, the first Tongan woman to become an airline pilot. She’s still one of only a handful. Told by Silva with frankness and wit, it’s quite a story. Silva takes us on a journey of cultural change from her beginnings as a poor island girl to her marriage to an Australian. The challenges of pursuing a flying career and its impact on her family are set against the backdrop of the love story of her life with her husband and his battle with cancer.


SPECIFICATIONS:  Paperback| 229 x 152 mm  | 320 Pages | approx. 30 photographs (Color)

The Anxiety Coach

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Every parent’s guide to building resilience in their child


Childhood anxiety is much more prevalent these days, and parents and carers need to be able to help their children to prevent dangerous escalation.

As seen on The Project NZ

With 18 years of expert, qualified experience, the author shows how to help children and tweens build up the necessary brain architecture and perspective, and create the emotional reserves and balance needed throughout life.


SPECIFICATIONS:  Paperback| 229 x 152 mm  | 240 Pages | B&W Illustrations

 

The Chronic Pain Couple

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Also available in eBook | Audio Book


The struggle to maintain joy and a fulfilling relationship while coping with chronic illness and pain is a serious problem for millions of people today. Australian health entrepreneur Karra Eloff has drawn on academic research and her own pursuit of joy in spite of suffering to develop this trailblazing, compassionate, low-energy and practical path to a remarkable new normal, delivering much-needed solutions to couples living with one partner’s chronic pain.



SPECIFICATIONS:   229 x 152 mm  | 272 Pages | Hardback

Chakras: A Modern Guide

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Available now in ANZ only


Unlock ancient chakra teachings to benefit your health and well-being. Discover chakra meanings and find ways to understand them and how they influence your life.

Today’s modern chakra practitioners focus on the seven major chakras, which they visualize as part of the subtle energy field, or aura, that swirls around us in rainbow colours, each chakra relating to a certain key part of the body. With modern-day concerns for optimum health and well-being, there is no doubt that the chakras have an important role to play in our physical, mental, personal and spiritual growth.

 


 

SPECIFICATIONS 230 x 170 mm | coloured Diagrams |Paperback | 160 pages |

The Happiness Trap (2nd Edition) Ebook

AUD $15.99

Free yourself from depression, anxiety and insecurity, and instead build a rich and meaningful life, with the world’s best-selling guide to Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)

Updated and expanded in its second edition, this empowering book presents the ground-breaking techniques of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), covering more topics and providing more practical tools than ever before. Following on from its million-copy bestselling first edition, The Happiness Trap will help anyone who is facing illness, coping with loss, working in a high-stress job, or suffering from anxiety or depression, to build authentic happiness from the inside out.


Manuka: The Biography of an extraordinary honey

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Dr. Peter Molan, MBE, the discoverer of the unique antibacterial activity in manuka honey.
“There are things in this book even I didn’t know about manuka. I literally couldn’t put it down.”

Manuka: The Biography of an Extraordinary Honey chronicles the remarkable ‘rags-to-riches’ story of manuka honey, as seen through the eyes of a New Zealand beekeeping specialist who watched it unfold from the very beginning. It’s a great tale of science, in which an inquisitive university lecturer found something totally unexpected in a product everyone had written off.

It’s also an entertaining account of the way that seemingly simple discovery caught the international media’s attention, helping enterprising New Zealanders to develop manuka honey-based products and take them all around the globe. But above all else it’s a story of hope for the future, sounding a note of optimism in a world that for good reason feels saddened and sometimes even afraid about the future of the special relationship we humans have always had with those marvellous creatures, the honey bees.

 


 

SPECIFICATIONS: Paperback | Colour Photographs Throughout | 256 Pages |9781775591634

Travel Your Way

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How we travel has changed; why we travel has not. Travel is curiosity, openness, and connection. In this thought-provoking guide, wanderers, dreamers and nomads are challenged to enhance their understanding of the world by exploring it on their own terms. With practical advice on getting off the tourist trail, connecting with locals, and understanding a place by asking the right questions, readers are given the tools to overcome barriers and restrictions and bring the world together.

 


“A serious-minded and thoughtful engagement with some of the joys and contradictions that travel brings to light, illustrated by rich vignettes from the author’s own adventures on the road. An engaging, articulate and enjoyable guide

Nick Hunt, author of  Walking the Woods and the Water, Where the Wild Winds Are and Outlandish.”


SPECIFICATIONS: 210mm x 135mm |Paperback | 232 pages

The Happiness Trap (2nd Edition)

AUD $34.99 Tax Included

Free yourself from depression, anxiety and insecurity, and instead build a rich and meaningful life, with the world’s best-selling guide to Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)

Updated and expanded in its second edition, this empowering book presents the ground-breaking techniques of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), covering more topics and providing more practical tools than ever before. Following on from its million-copy bestselling first edition, The Happiness Trap will help anyone who is facing illness, coping with loss, working in a high-stress job, or suffering from anxiety or depression, to build authentic happiness from the inside out.


SPECIFICATIONS 229mm x 152mm | B/W Diagrams |Paperback | 320 pages

Also available in eBook

Sleep Sense (eBook)

AUD $9.99

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: 9781775594802 | eBook | 224 pages | Empower

Grandparenting Grandchildren

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New knowledge and know-how for grandparenting the under 5s


Grandparenting Grandchildren is the first guide of its kind written specifically for grandparents, and aims to help you raise well-rounded, ready-to-learn, happy grandchildren. It covers the key influences on healthy development: movement, music, sleep and food, explaining both how they benefit the brain and how to implement them in your grandchild’s life. Learn to build a loving, supportive relationship, while constructing essential life skills for happy, capable, and confident learners.


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

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“While grandparents are increasingly being drafted to raise their children’s offspring the rules are not always clear cut. Dr Jane Williams, co-author of Grandparenting Grandchildren reveals how to navigate some of the trickier aspects of the role.”

Sleep Sense

AUD $14.99 Tax Included

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

How to Get a Good Job After 50 (2nd edition)

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A step-by-step guide to job search success

These days, many people are looking to stay in the workforce longer and are seeking satisfying, fulfilling jobs. How to Get a Good Job After 50 is a step-by-step guide to taking control of your career with expertise and confidence. With age comes experience, reliability and practised skills, and this book explains how to market these qualities to prospective employers in clear, practical chapters. Covering all aspects of the job search, this is a tried and tested recipe for career success!


SPECIFICATIONS: 9781925820829 | Paperback | 229 x 152mm / 9 x 6in | 320 Pages

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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

The Reality Slap (2nd Edition)

Also available in Audiobook | eBook


Sometimes, it can feel like life holds endless setbacks and challenges; like reality is continually slapping you in the face and causing pain that you aren’t equipped to handle. This ‘reality slap’ can take many forms, from the death of a loved one to the loss of a job, loneliness to rejection. And whatever form it takes, it hurts! With constructive methods based on real-world research, this guide gives you the tools to rebuild your life and thrive after serious setbacks.

Ten years after the success of its first edition, this fully updated and rewritten edition of The Reality Slap contains a new wealth of advanced expertise on coping effectively when life hurts. Dr Russ Harris shows you how to apply the scientifically proven methods of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy in your daily life and reconnect with yourself and others.

Written in a kind, supportive voice with lots of examples and exercises, this timely self-help book contains mindfulness wisdom, hands-on advice and case-studies. Every aspect of the book is designed to be accessible, simple to implement, and to comprehensively tackle emotions arising from setbacks.

If you are facing difficulty and don’t know where to turn, The Reality Slap is the essential guide to finding happiness and fulfilment. Learn how to heal from your pain and come out stronger than before with this powerful book that might just change your life.

 


Specifications: 9781925820911 | Paperback | 234 x 151mm / 9.25 x 6in | 248 Pages