Emma Young - Sane - Hodder & Stoughton

Time remaining

  • -- days
  • -- hours
  • -- minutes
  • -- seconds
Other Formats
  • Paperback £8.99
    More information
    • ISBN:9781473619272
    • Publication date:28 Jan 2016
  • E-Book £P.O.R.
    More information
    • ISBN:9781473619265
    • Publication date:04 Jun 2015
  • Downloadable audio file £P.O.R.
    More information
    • ISBN:9781473619531
    • Publication date:04 Jun 2015

Sane

How I shaped up my mind, improved my mental strength and found calm

By Emma Young

  • Hardback
  • £14.99

The scientifically proven route to enriching and enhancing your state of mind.

Emma Young has no history of mental illness, just like everyone else, occasionally she gets down, anxious and disproportionately stressed. Disappointed that her mind does not always deal well with the pressures of modern life, Emma decided to go on mind-toning journey.

Is it possible to tone your mind just as you can tone your body so it becomes more resilient and better prepared to deal with what life throws at you?

By looking at some of the new and tried and tested techniques, from meditation to mental preparation involved in extreme sports and military training, Emma has devised a programme that will help everyone achieve mental stability.

Biographical Notes

Emma Young is an award-winning science and health journalist now based in Sheffield. She has a BSc (Hons) in psychology from the University of Durham and 20 years' experience on titles including the Guardian, the Sydney Morning Herald, and New Scientist. She also writes for Mosaic, the new Wellcome Trust magazine.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9781473619241
  • Publication date: 04 Jun 2015
  • Page count: 368
  • Imprint: Yellow Kite
Brilliant — Mail on Sunday
I'd highly recommend her thought-provoking book. — Lauren Laverne, BBC Radio 6
Sane may well be the 'wellness bible' we've all been searching for. — Marie Claire
Young won't settle for any shoddy theories in her quest to develop a 'comprehensive programme that could build basic mental strength' — Elle
A wonderful personal account of healthy ways of coping and flourishing in our fast-paced society today — Rajita Sinha, Professor of Psychiatry, Yale Medical School and Director, Yale Stress Centre
I love the balance of scientific evidence, informed opinion and personal experience... I found I was able to get past some of my preconceived notions and become more open to considering various approaches to stress management that I would otherwise have dismissed. — Carol Ewing Garber, Professor of Movement Sciences, Columbia University and President, American College of Sports Medicine
John Murray

Action Intelligence

Scott Grafton
Authors:
Scott Grafton

John Murray Learning

Attitude

Rob Moore
Authors:
Rob Moore

What separates the most successful sportsmen, politicians, businessmen and artists from their peers? Skill and talent are vital components of success but lasting attainments can only be achieved when coupled with a truly focused, flexible and determined mental attitude. Rob Moore, bestselling author of MONEY, takes a deep dive through the history of ambition, entrepreneurship and competition to reveal the secrets behind the beliefs that will change your life forever.

Yellow Kite

The Memory Code

Alex Loyd
Authors:
Alex Loyd
Coronet

Palette

Funmi Fetto
Authors:
Funmi Fetto
John Murray

Untitled

Matthew Syed
Authors:
Matthew Syed
John Murray

New Scientist: The Origin of (almost) Everything

Stephen Hawking, Graham Lawton, Jennifer Daniel
Contributors:
Stephen Hawking, Graham Lawton, Jennifer Daniel

Introduction by Professor Stephen Hawking.When Edwin Hubble looked into his telescope in the 1920s, he was shocked to find that nearly all of the galaxies he could see through it were flying away from one another. If these galaxies had always been travelling, he reasoned, then they must, at some point, have been on top of one another. This discovery transformed the debate about one of the most fundamental questions of human existence - how did the universe begin?Every society has stories about the origin of the cosmos and its inhabitants, but now, with the power to peer into the early universe and deploy the knowledge gleaned from archaeology, geology, evolutionary biology and cosmology, we are closer than ever to understanding where it all came from. In The Origin of (almost) Everything, New Scientist explores the modern origin stories of everything from the Big Bang, meteorites and dark energy, to dinosaurs, civilisation, timekeeping, belly-button fluff and beyond.From how complex life evolved on Earth, to the first written language, to how humans conquered space, The Origin of (almost) Everything offers a unique history of the past, present and future of our universe.

Hodder & Stoughton

Do Something

Kajal Odedra
Authors:
Kajal Odedra

People power works and is changing the world around us. This is a user's guide to activism by one of the UK's biggest names in grass-roots campaigning. Illustrated with lessons from the real world, it is a guide to creating change for anyone who has ever asked themselves 'why hasn't anyone done something about that?'We are taught to believe that only a small group of people in society have the ability to change laws and company policies. That's simply not true any longer - each of is capable of using our experiences to change the world. We just need to use that thing that makes us different, and learn how to channel it. Having worked as a campaigner for the last 11 years, Kajal Odedra of change.org - which is used by 15 million people in the UK - has learned the tricks of the trade that have traditionally been held in circles of power, and believes that everyone should know how to speak up and be heard. Her mission is to show people how to use their voice to make their community, politicians and CEOs take notice.

John Murray

Farsighted

Steven Johnson
Authors:
Steven Johnson
John Murray Learning

I'm Worth More

Rob Moore
Authors:
Rob Moore
Hodder & Stoughton

The Clapback

Elijah Lawal
Authors:
Elijah Lawal
John Murray Learning

Just F*cking Do It

Noor Hibbert
Authors:
Noor Hibbert

Yellow Kite

A Monk's Guide to Happiness

Gelong Thubten
Authors:
Gelong Thubten

A guide to meditation and mindfulness written by Buddhist monk Gelong Thubten.Modern life is fast-paced and demanding - we're constantly racing from one place to the next, mentally and physically, but how often do we pause and consider whether we're truly happy?A Monk's Guide to Happiness is an insightful and practical guide to meditation, mindfulness and the nature of true, lasting happiness. This book will help you to understand the power of meditation, living in the present, and how this can transform your life. Thubten's expertise lies in teaching meditation and he's introduced mindfulness and calm into the lives of many. He's taught everywhere from law firms and banks to schools and prisons; he will teach you how to choose happiness and mental calm. Gelong Thubten draws upon all that he has learned during his many years of meditation practice, including several years in intensive retreats, and also his many years of experience teaching people from all walks of life and backgrounds, making this book accessible and rooted in reality.In A Monk's Guide to Happiness, Thubten teaches us how to meditate, how to be more 'awake' in life, how to train our minds and reprogramme our stress response and how to introduce 'micro moments' of mindfulness into our daily lives. Through mindfulness we can discover the deeper potential of the mind - our inherent compassion, wisdom and true freedom.(P)2019 Hodder & Stoughton Limited

Yellow Kite

Walk With Your Wolf

Jonathan Hoban
Authors:
Jonathan Hoban
Yellow Kite

The Art of Happiness in a Troubled World

The Dalai Lama, Howard C. Cutler, Dalai Lama
Authors:
The Dalai Lama, Howard C. Cutler, Dalai Lama
Two Roads

Outer Order Inner Calm

Gretchen Rubin
Authors:
Gretchen Rubin

'A genius' Guardian'In my study of happiness, I've realised that, for most of us, outer order contributes to inner calm.' In the context of a happy life, a messy desk or a crowded wardrobe is a trivial problem - yet Gretchen Rubin found that getting control of our stuff makes us feel more in control of our lives. Ask yourself: DO I NEED IT? DO I LOVE IT? DO I USE IT? With 150 concrete clutter-clearing ideas, insights, strategies, and sometimes surprising tips, Gretchen tackles the key challenges of creating outer order by explaining how to 'make choices', 'create order', 'know yourself', 'cultivate useful habits' and, of course, how to 'add beauty'. At home, at work, and in life, when we get our possessions under control, we can create a more serene environment. With a sense of fun, and a clear idea of what's realistic for most people, Gretchen suggests dozens of manageable steps to help us achieve the lives we yearn for.'If you want to change anything in your life, you need Gretchen Rubin' Viv Groskop, journalist and Rebel 'I love Gretchen Rubin - she helps me understand both myself and the people around me' Cathy Rentzenbrink, Obliger and bestselling author of The Last Act of Love

Yellow Kite

90 Seconds to a Life You Love

Joan Rosenberg
Authors:
Joan Rosenberg
Coronet

Ways to Go Beyond and Why They Work

Rupert Sheldrake
Authors:
Rupert Sheldrake

To go beyond is to move into a higher state of consciousness, to a place of bliss, greater understanding, love, and deep connectedness, a realm where we finally find life's meaning - experiences for which all spiritual seekers seek.Dr Rupert Sheldrake, writing as both a scientist and a spiritual explorer, looks at seven spiritual practices that are personally transformative and have scientifically measurable effects. He combines the latest scientific research with his extensive knowledge of mystical traditions around the world to show how we may tune into more-than-human realms of consciousness through psychedelics, such as ayahuasca, and by taking cannabis. He also shows how everyday activities can have mystical dimensions, including sports and learning from animals. He discusses traditional religious practices such as fasting, prayer, and the celebration of festivals and holy days.Why do these practices work? Are their effects all inside brains and essentially illusory? Or can we really make contact with forms of consciousness greater than our own? We are in the midst of a spiritual revival. This book is an essential guide.

Yellow Kite

Stress-Proof

Mithu Storoni
Authors:
Mithu Storoni
Coronet

Lifeshocks

Sophie Sabbage
Authors:
Sophie Sabbage
John Murray

How to Be Human

If you thought you knew who you were, THINK AGAIN.Did you know that half your DNA isn't human? That somebody, somewhere has exactly the same face? Or that most of your memories are fiction?What about the fact that you are as hairy as a chimpanzee, various parts of your body don't belong to you, or that you can read other people's minds? Do you really know why you blush, yawn and cry? Why 90 per cent of laughter has nothing to do with humour? Or what will happen to your mind after you die? You belong to a unique, fascinating and often misunderstood species. How to be Human is your guide to making the most of it.