Yellow Kite - books to help you live a good life

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    Hodder & Stoughton have launched a new Non-Fiction imprint: Yellow Kite. Launched in January 2014, Yellow Kite publishes 'books to help you live a good life' - from health, diet and parenting to self-help, popular psychology, soft business and inspirational thinking.
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    Deliciously Ella Every Day

    By Ella Mills (Woodward)

    The second book by the record-breaking bestselling author of Deliciously Ella!

    The Deliciously Ella way of eating isn't about following a diet, it's about enjoying delicious, natural food to help you look and feel your best. Luckily, Ella understands that nourishing your body with wholesome ingredients needs to fit in with your existing lifestyle and not feel like something difficult, which is why she has written this book - to help you make the right choice every time and start to glow from the inside out. With Deliciously Ella Every Day, her easy-to-make food will become a natural part of your life.

    Ella's much-awaited second book is packed with 100 more of her trademark simple yet tempting plant-based, dairy-free and gluten-free recipes. Be inspired by her quick weekday dinners, slow-cook comfort food designed to be shared, amazing colourful salads and incredible food to take with you when you're on the go. Add to these a selection of easy yet delicious breakfast options and smoothies, an array of sweet treats and a variety of soothing drinks - and this may just be Ella's best collection yet.

    Featuring the top ten rules for living the Deliciously Ella way, lists to help you get organised, plus tips and tricks to help you get ahead, this is the cook book you've been waiting for to help you get your life and your health on track - with zero hassle.

    Ella Woodward is deliciously magnificent! Her recipes are out of this world, and her wellness philosophy is life-changing. I adore this scrumptious cookbook and am so grateful for Ella's inspiring work.The food writer everyone's talking about.We've all gone crazy for Deliciously Ella ... She has become the biggest thing in healthy eating.If you ever need living, breathing proof of the power of food to transform lives, Ella Woodward is your girl ... In a fad diet-obsessed age, it's Woodward's balanced, holistic approach to food that's so refreshing.A food blogging sensation and an inspiration.Her blog has become cult reading for anyone looking for simple and delicious food that's healthy and not preachy.Ella is an example of a blogger who is going stellar.The Queen of clean eating.The 23-year-old who is converting the world to healthy eating ... The reality of her story and reasons for writing the blog resonate with her audience. Ella is no Gwyneth Paltrow, proclaiming that we must drink dandelion juice because it is today's detox fashion. She is just a normal girl who stumbled on a way to help herself recover from serious illness and wants to share her secrets.Deliciously Ella's uncomplicated approach to healthy cooking has made her an online superstar ... If there's one person who stands out from the ranks of the healthy-eating gurus, it's Ella Woodward.The girl who ate herself well ... One of the major figure of the healthy-eating movement, Ella is an inspiration not just to those who have been ill, but also to those who simply want to eat to feel healthier and more energised.Healthy eating doesn't have to leave you feeling deprived ... Her recipes are not only good for you, they're easy and incredibly tasty too.Created with busy people in mind, Deliciously Ella Every Day features more than 100 easy, healthy plant-based recipes designed to fit into today's hectic lifestyles.

    Changing my diet is single-handedly the best thing I've ever done. People often ask me if I find it hard to stick to, and if I'm ever tempted to 'cheat', but honestly eating this way is now part of my life - it keeps me balanced and happy.
    I've found some amazing ways to give my body the love and health it needs, and I'm so happy to share them: from my go-to energy pick-me-ups to 'ready made' breakfasts, easy, portable snacks and incredible weekday suppers . You can make every day delicious - even when you are super busy or on-the-go - with my new collection of more than 100 plant-based recipes.

    Ella Woodward's breakout success, Deliciously Ella (Yellow Kite, January 2015) was the UK's biggest selling debut cookbook of all time with sales of more than 250,000 copiesNielsen's Health, Dieting & Wholefood category has never been this strong and is up more than 100% on 2014, so the time is ripe for books in this genreElla's social media channels are growing every day: with close to 500,000 followers on Instagram (July 2015), Ella aims to hit 1M followers by the end of the year. As her fan base grows, so does her reachThis is a book for every sales channel - Amazon, WHS, Waterstones and all the supermarketsWe will have another big publicity campaign for this book, with a major serialisation and wall-to-wall coverage. Ella's profile and platform are bigger than ever and the expectation will be bigThis book is focused on fitting healthy eating into your life. There is still a preconception that healthy food is complicated and requires lots of hard-to-find ingredients - Ella proves this is not the case with her practical advice on shopping for, preparing and cooking simple healthy recipes for eating at home or on the go
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    Keep It Real

    By Calgary Avansino

    Calgary Avansino is well-known for being at the cutting edge of well-being and lifestyle trends, but her true passion is healthy eating. She is passionate about clean eating, and about helping people make positive healthy changes to their diet by focusing on nutritious, balanced and wholesome ingredients.

    In Keep It Real she inspires us to eat a plant-based diet, which is one where vegetables and plants feature as much as possible. She encourages the whole family to make positive healthy changes and urges us to eat more 'real' food (that is, food that our grandparents would recognise!), to limit sugar in our diets, to cut out processed food and enjoy home-made food together.

    As Calgary proves so brilliantly in her book, healthy doesn't have to be hard - it's just about understanding why healthy eating is so important, being organised and having tricks up your sleeve to help keep you on track. Featuring 100 recipes to inspire you in the kitchen and add goodness to your life, discover Calgary's delicious healthy dishes including breakfasts, smoothies and snacks, main meals and desserts, as well as ideas for new twists on old favourites.

    Packed with ideas for healthy swaps and ways to make healthy eating a natural part of your life, this is an accessible well-being bible fit for the modern world and will help us all find balance and learn to keep it real.

    Let well-being expert Calgary Avansino guide you on how to create a well-balanced - and delicious - life for you, and your family in this healthy living bible focused on living a plant-based lifestyle.Calgary Avansino is a journalist and healthy living advocate. Born in California, Calgary now lives and works in London and writes a wellness column for Vogue, where she is a contributing editor. She also writes a healthy living column for The Sunday Times Style magazine. Her own website, www.calgaryavansino.com has become a mecca for anyone interested in reading about and learning about enhancing their health. With a busy job and a family, Calgary has become an expert at making eating healthily part of her life and she inspires us all to do the same.

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    Let Calgary into your kitchen to inspire you with her sought-after advice on healthy eating and her delicious plant-based recipes - for you, your family and friends. Discover why it's so important to eat real foods, how to cut down on sugar, processed food and gluten and how to boost the plant power in your life. Brimming with practical advice, including ideas for healthy swaps and meal plans, you too can make healthy eating second nature.

    Four-colour photography and step-by-step instructions as well as meal planners and healthy eating guidelines make this a must-have healthy eating manual for mums and dads interested in their own health and their kids' health and managing everyone's energy levelsThe first healthy eating book by a UK-based author to focus on getting the family to eat wellThe author has an amazing profile with a column in Vogue and The Sunday Times Style, plus her own website and a line of juices at healthy eatery Itsu. She regularly speaks at wellbeing events and is often consulted in the media as a wellbeing guru alongside the likes of Deliciously EllaCalgary is always asked for her advice on healthy eating for kids and how to help the family cut down on sugar and processed food, as well as what to give kids for snacks, and at parties - this book is much-needed and wanted!
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    You Can Change Your Life

    By Tim Laurence

    The Hoffman Process, founded by the late Bob Hoffman, is a highly respected and effective 8-day intensive course of emotional healing now practised in 14 countries around the world. The Process helps you face demons from your past - often rooted in your childhood and upbringing - and forgive, heal, and move on. Now, Tim Laurence, the director of the Process, brings its unique methods to a wider public. Some self-help books focus on therapeutic techniques, others on practical advice. But this is the only life-changing book to bridge the gap between the two, offering a unique perspective from which to bring benefits to all areas of your life. It aims to help you achieve:



    * Renewed enthusiasm for life

    * Increased self-confidence

    * Clearer sense of purpose

    * Greater spiritual identity

    * Better relationships with others

    * Relief from anger and depression



    A brilliant synthesis of Freud, Jung and other leading psychologists' work, the Process has proved its worth internationally for 15 years, and admirers include many of the most influential names in the self-help movement.

    I have no doubt that the Hoffman Process was my salvation... I understand now what makes me tick.in the world of personal development, the Hoffman Process ... is the next big thingessential for anyone on a healing patha banquet for the soulThe Hoffman Process allows people to resolve many...issues; which...they have used to prop their character up...Through the Hoffman Process, I actually brought my faith into my daily actions.The equivalent of a psychological detoxThe 'Rolls-Royce' of personal development courses is now a life-changing self-help book for the first time.Tim Laurence is founder of the Hoffman Institute UK and Director of Hoffman International, who organise the Hoffman Process in 14 countries. He spent much of his adult life in the US and taught at the University of California, Berkeley. He is now married to the actress Serena Gordon and has 2 young sons.

    'Hoffman is about a new start... It's like someone reaching in and flicking a switch inside you, turning you on.' Thandie Newton, Actress

    IF YOU WANT TO CHANGE YOUR LIFE BUT CAN'T SEEM TO LAUNCH YOURSELF OUT OF A RUT, THEN THIS BOOK IS ABOUT TO TRANSFORM YOU.

    Based on the pioneering technique of the Hoffman Process, You Can Change Your Life will help you identify and resolve the issues of your past that hold you back and limit the way you live and act now.

    It's highly effective programme of emotional healing shows you a new way of being so you can release your full potential in your relationships, career, and as a spiritual being. Offering no less than a complete transformation, it will allow you to see the bigger picture, find your true vision, and create the energy for change you've always wanted.

    'It can do in a week what may take months or years with some therapists. Studies have demonstrated that the Hoffman Process definitely works for anxiety and depression.' Oliver James, Clinical Psychologist and Author

    The Hoffman Process is a highly respected and effective 8-day intensive course of emotional healing now practised in 14 countries around the world.The first self-help book based on this highly respected ProcessThe Hoffman Process has its own website at: www.quadrinity.com/ukDescribed by best-selling novelist Amy Jenkins as 'the next big thing' the Process attracts clients from politics to showbusinessForeword by leading US self-help writer Joan Borysenko'I have no doubt that the Hoffman Process was my salvation... I understand now what makes me tick.' Ruthie Henshall, THE TIMESTim Laurence is Chairman of Hoffman International and highly promotable
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    The Sirtfood Diet

    By Aidan Goggins, Glen Matten

    Welcome to the official Sirt Food Diet - the revolutionary way to lose 7lb in 7 days. Add healthy Sirt foods to your diet for effective and sustained weight loss, incredible energy and glowing health.

    Switch on your body's fat-burning powers, supercharge weight loss and help stave off disease with this easy-to-follow diet developed by the experts in nutritional medicine who proved the impact of Sirtfoods.

    Dark chocolate, coffee, kale - these are all foods that activate sirtuins and switch on the so-called 'skinny gene' pathways in the body. These are the same pathways more commonly activated by fasting and exercise - meaning they help the body to burn fat, increase muscle and improve health.

    Based on trials that showed an increase in lean muscle, as well as consistent weight loss of 7lbs over the course of just one week, The Sirtfood Diet is revolutionizing sports nutrition and healthy eating.

    Written by the nutritional experts behind those trials, and the only book rooted in their scientific research, The Sirtfood Diet gives you:

    - a simple, healthy way of eating for weight loss
    - inspirational case studies
    - delicious, easy-to-make recipes
    - a maintenance plan for prolonged success

    TV chef Lorraine Pascale, heavyweight champion boxer David Haye, model Jodie Kidd and The America's Cup team team GB leader Sir Ben Ainslie have all discovered the secret power of Sirtfoods.

    The Sirtfood Diet is a diet of inclusion not exclusion, and Sirtfoods are widely available and affordable for all. This is a diet that encourages you to pick up your knife and fork, and enjoy eating delicious healthy food while seeing the health and weight-loss benefits.

    Pioneers of the 'modern day medicine movement', advocating the need to complement medical intervention with nutrition and lifestyle changes, Aidan Goggins and Glen Matten both hold Master's Degrees in Nutritional Medicine and are recognized authorities on nutrition and health.

    www.aidangoggins.com @Aidan_Goggins
    www.glenmatten.com @glenmatten

    The wonder foods that turbo-charge weight loss!A non-faddy diet that offers incredible health benefits and weight loss. Aidan and Glen show how everyone can reap the benefits of the Sirtfood Diet through eating delicious food. I'm a huge fan!I'm healthier, more alert and in top physical condition. Sirtfoods are key for me reaching new peaks in performance to face the upcoming challenge in British America's Cup history.Following Aidan and Glen's Sirtfood Diet was incredible; my body fat just melted away - I was sharper and had heaps more energy than beforeA revelation to my diet: introducing Sirtfoods has allowed me to attain a body composition and wellbeing previously unimaginablePeople keep asking me my secret to looking great. The answer is Aidan and Glen's Sirtfood Diet. Since following it, I feel unstoppable.Working with Aidan and Glen has revolutionised my nutritional approach beyond anything I have experienced in the past. Their knowledge and Sirtfood Diet is unrivalled, and was key for getting me into top shape and feeling and performing at my best for the 2015 Rugby World Cup.

    The diet everyone's talking about...Over 7 days, I lose 6lb. My partner, who does it too, goes down two jeans sizes. It takes a couple of days to get used to, but it's a revelatory way to eat.
    I predict it is only a matter of months before a certain well-known sandwich chain starts flogging sirt shots - yoghurt-sized pots of strawberries, walnuts and chocolate flakes to sprinkle over porridge. We'll have sirt Thursdays and hold sirt suppers. Unlikely as it sounds, expect a run on kale

    We don't normally do weight-loss diets, not least because we know that, in the long term, most of them don't work. But we think The Sirtfood Diet is something different.
    This new way of eating has been devised by experts in medical nutrition with sound scientific backing. It also delivers real health benefits (and did we mention the chocolate and red wine?)

    I'm eating like a king these days thanks to the Sirtfood DietSwitch on your 'skinny gene' by adding healthy Sirtfoods to your diet for effective and sustained weight loss, incredible energy and glowing health.

    'A non-faddy diet that offers incredible health benefits and weight loss. Aidan and Glen show how everyone can reap the benefits of the Sirtfood Diet through eating delicious food. I'm a huge fan!'
    Lorraine Pascale, TV chef and food writer

    Are you looking for a diet that promises easy, effective weight loss?

    Do you want to lose fat, not muscle?

    Do you want to eat delicious healthy food?


    With The Sirtfood Diet all of this is possible.

    In this ground-breaking diet book nutrition experts Aidan Goggins and Glen Matten reveal how to switch on your body's fat-burning powers by eating foods rich in specific natural plant chemicals. These wonder foods are known as Sirtfoods.

    Rooted in the authors' rigorous scientific research, The Sirtfood Diet has been trialled at one of London's most exclusive health clubs, where it has until now been a well-kept secret. After following the diet, clients experienced consistent and astounding success: 7lbs weight loss in 7 days, with increases in lean muscle.


    'A revelation to my diet, with the help of Aidan and Glen, introducing Sirtfoods has allowed me to attain a body composition and wellbeing previously unimaginable' David Haye, Heavyweight Champion Boxer.

    SIRT Foods were described as 'a discovery that ranks alongside vitamins' by The Daily Mail who ran a feature on the diet and the authors' work, which became the most-read article of the day on their whole siteSIRT Foods are widely available, affordable ingredients and the diet is easy to follow - this is an accessible diet for everyoneClinical trials have shown a 7lb weight loss in 7 days is entirely achievable - great weight-loss promiseCelebrity endorsements have the potential to generate an instant following for the book and diet - David Haye (heavy weight champion boxer), Lorraine Pascale (TV chef and food writer), Jodie Kidd and Sir Ben Ainslie among others
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    The Wisdom of Groundhog Day

    By Paul Hannam

    As heard on Chris Evans' Radio 2 Breakfast Show
    With a foreword by Danny Rubin, screenwriter of Groundhog Day

    Paul Hannam has developed a programme based on the hidden, underlying roadmap to freedom found in the film Groundhog Day. Using research-based techniques, you will learn how to take control of your day, remove the blinkers and actually see and experience the real world around you, which will in turn enable you to let go of the past and achieve new levels of success. You will learn how to focus on and appreciate the things that truly matter: time, security, mental health and authentic happiness, and discover a life of joy and fulfilment - rather than just going through the motions.

    The story of the film Groundhog Day is used here as a parable for change. This book is aimed at anyone who is sleepwalking through life, is trapped by routine and needs a major wake-up call. No more cruising on autopilot - make every day amazing.

    Turn every day into the best day of your life.

    Using the metaphor of the hit film Groundhog Day Paul Hannam presents his inspiration blueprint to making meaningful changes in your life.Paul Hannam has a wide range of experience as a writer, entrepreneur, academic, consultant and a powerful motivational platform speaker. Paul has taught a range of courses on psychology and business for 20 years, and was an Adjunct Fellow at Linacre College, Oxford University, where he taught Organizational Behaviour and related programs. Today, Paul lives in the UK and owns a number of websites dedicated to improving people's lives, our society and the planet.

    Groundhog Day is the story of a man, Phil Connors, who is forced to relive the same day over and over again. In so doing, he transforms his life, progressing from despair to happiness, from pessimism to optimism and from meaninglessness to fulfilment.

    Now, in The Wisdom of Groundhog Day, Phil's journey is distilled into a simple, structured blueprint, so that anyone who wants to can improve the quality of their life and achieve personal growth in an original, engaging and fun way, in just weeks - rather than the decades it took Phil.

    Using the author's research-based and proven techniques, you will learn how to take control of your day, remove the blinkers and actually see and experience the real world around you, so that you can focus on and appreciate the things that truly matter. Rather than just going through the motions, you will discover how to let go of the past, achieve new levels of success and ultimately, find authentic happiness.

    Paul Hannam has extensive experience as a writer, entrepreneur, academic, consultant and powerful motivational speaker. He has taught a wide range of courses on psychology and business and was an Adjunct Fellow at Oxford University, where he taught Organisational Behaviour and related programmes. Today, Paul has developed a number of websites dedicated to improving people's lives, including iPerform, a new and unique online performance improvement programme, which he launched with Roger Black and Steve Backley.

    'If you are serious about achieving your full potential then read this book.' Roger Black MBE,
    European, Commonwealth and World Championship gold medallist and Olympic silver medallist.

    Tim Minchin - who wrote the music and lyrics for West End hit Matilda - is working on a musical adaptation of the film Groundhog Day which is set to arrive on Broadway in 2017. Interest in the movie and themes will be high.Includes a foreword by Danny Rubin, the screenwriter of Groundhog Day.Hannam has taught hundreds of programmes on psychology, personal development and leadership. He has lectured in Organizational Behaviour, Leadership, Entrepreneurship & Change Management at Oxford University and provided consultancy and training programmes for a number of blue-chip corporations.The author is a co-creator of iPerform - an online performance coaching portal founded with Steve Backley OBE and Roger Black MBE. iPerform launched at the end of 2014 and they have big PR plans.
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    Into the Magic Shop

    By James Doty
    A life-changing memoir of the power of mindfulness and how it helped a boy without hope to find a new future. Now a leading neurosurgeon, Dr James Doty shares practical tips for meditation and visualisation techniques in this inspiring true story of the woman who taught him to think magically.Dr James Doty is a Clinical Professor in the Department of Neurosurgery at Stanford University, and the Director of the Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education, which he cofounded with the Dalai Lama. As the Director of CCARE, he has spearheaded many research projects on compassion and altruism, and their relationship to the brain. He is also an inventor and philanthropist, sitting on the board of a number of charities, including Friends of New Orleans (FONO) and the Dalai Lama Foundation of which he is Chairman.

    'This book tells the remarkable story of a neurosurgeon's quest to unravel the mystery of the link between our brains and our hearts. From the moment in his childhood when a simple act of kindness changed the course of his own life to his founding a center to study compassion at Stanford University. Jim Doty's life illustrates how each of us can make a difference. We can make the world a more compassionate place. I'm sure many readers will be moved by this inspiring story to open their hearts and see what they too can do for others'
    His Holiness the Dalai Lama


    'Into the Magic Shop offers a gripping, well-told journey into the mysteries of the human mind and brain. Neurosurgeon James Doty has written a heartwarming tale of courage and compassion'
    Daniel Goleman
    author of Emotional Intelligence
    'In this profound and beautiful book, Dr Doty teaches us with his life, and the lessons he imparts are some of the most important of all: that happiness cannot be without suffering, that compassion is born from understanding our own suffering and the suffering of those around us, and that only when we have compassion in our hearts can we be truly happy'
    Thich Nhat Hanh
    Zen Master, global spiritual leader, poet and peace activist
    'Into the Magic Shop is not only a moving testimony that keeps the reader enthralled throughout the book, but also a powerful exhortation to live a more compassionate and meaningful life. Beautiful and highly inspiring'
    Matthieu Ricard
    Humanitarian and Buddhist monk,
    author of Altruism: how compassion can change your life and the world
    'Once in a generation, someone is able to articulate the compelling mystery within his or her life story in such a way that it captures the imagination of others and inspires them to align with what is deepest and best in themselves and allow it to manifest and flower. There is plenty of magic in this book, but the deepest magic of all is that Jim was openheartedly guided to start practising that aligning when he was twelve and trusted it enough to never lose the thread completely, even in the hardest of times. Behold what is emerging now'
    Jon Kabat-Zinn
    Founder of the Center for Mindfulness, Health Care and Society
    and of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)

    The book has received some amazing endorsements from the likes of The Dalai Lama, Daniel Goleman, Arianna Huffington, Mathieu Ricard and Jon Kabat-Zinn.For readers of Ruby Wax, Atul Gawande and Henry Marsh (Do No Harm), this book has also been compared to the inspirational classic Tuesdays with Morrie.We've read a lot about changing the brain, but Dr Doty takes a rare look at the importance of changing the heart and the ways the heart and brain actually work together. He is in a unique personal and professional position to bring those possibilities to the reader and teaches us each lesson he learned.Dr James Doty is a prominent neurosurgeon, philanthropist, and Silicon Valley entrepreneur who co-founded the Center for Compassion and Altruism Research at Stanford with His Holiness the Dalai Lama.
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    Staring at Lakes

    By Michael Harding

    Throughout his life, Michael Harding has lived with a sense of emptiness - through faith, marriage, fatherhood and his career as a writer, a pervading sense of darkness and unease remained.

    When he was fifty-eight, he became physically ill and found himself in the grip of a deep melancholy. Here, in this beautifully written memoir, he talks with openness and honesty about his journey: leaving the priesthood when he was in his thirties, settling in Leitrim with his artist wife, the depression that eventually overwhelmed him, and how, ultimately, he found a way out of the dark, by accepting the fragility of love and the importance of now.

    Staring at Lakes was a number one bestseller in Michael's native Ireland and won three BGE Irish book awards in 2013, including Non-Fiction Book of the Year.

    'It's rare for a memoir to demand such intense emotional involvement and rarer still for it to be so fully rewarded' - SUNDAY TIMES.

    'Staring at Lakes is a raw and honest account of a life in depression. Harding's writing, which is rich and lyrical, is especially astute when describing the pain of living with an illness that has the ability to suck the joy out of any occasion.' - DAILY EXPRESS

    Staring at Lakes started out as a book about depression. And then became a story about growing old, the essence of love and marriage - and sitting in cars, staring at lakes.Michael Harding is an author and a playwright. His creative chronicle of ordinary life in the Irish midlands is published as a weekly column in The Irish Times. He has published three novels, Priest, The Trouble with Sarah Gullion and Bird in the Snow.

    'It's rare for a memoir to demand such intense emotional involvement and rarer still for it to be so fully rewarded' SUNDAY TIMES

    'Michael Harding's 'Staring At Lakes' is a remarkable book - funny, sad, poetic, full of insight and honesty, a warm-hearted book with a deep note of suffering in it - the suffering of depression. Yet Harding's account, full of lust, humour and love, is itself testimony to the possibility of joy even in the midst of pain; for this is a book about joy also.' AC GRAYLING

    Throughout his life, Michael Harding has lived with a sense of emptiness. Through priesthood, marriage, fatherhood and his career as a writer, a pervading sense of darkness and unease remained.

    When he was fifty-eight, he became physically ill and found himself in the grip of a deep melancholy. Here, in this beautifully written memoir, he talks with openness and honesty about this journey, and how, ultimately, he found a way out of the dark.

    Staring at Lakes started out as a book about depression. It became a story about growing old, the essence of love and marriage - and sitting in cars, staring at lakes.

    'Engaging' IRISH EXAMINER 'Difficult to put down' IRISH TIMES 'Compelling' SUNDAY BUSINESS POST

    WINNER OF THREE BGE IRISH BOOK AWARDS

    Michael Harding is an established author and talented journalist with a weekly column in The Irish Times. A beautifully written journey that provides a way out of the dark through love, melancholy and magical thinking.Michael talks about his journey with absolute frankness, openness and honesty throughout.Previously won three BGE Irish Book Awards: Board Gais Energy Book of the Year, John Murray Listeners' Choice and Non-Fiction Book of the Year.
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    Calmer Easier Happier Screen Time

    By Noël Janis-Norton

    Do you constantly find yourself battling to stop your kids spending hours in front of a screen? Whether it's a tv, an ipad, a pc or a playstation children are spending more and more time absorbed in the digital world and for most parents it's a cause for concern.
    The most frequent question parenting expert Noel Janis Norton is asked by desperate parents is how to limit and manage screen time. Parents know their children became aggressive and stressed after prolonged time on an electronic device, and they know that it limits their child's willingness to do other activities, yet they are at a loss of what to do about it.

    In Calmer Easier Happier Screen Time, Noel adapts her proven parenting strategies to this most complex of areas. Using the latest scientific research to show just how addictive the digital world can be for the developing brain of a child, she using the calmer, easier, happier techniques to help parents wean their children away from their electronic devices and get back in charge.

    How to get back in charge of screen timeNoël Janis-Norton graduated from teacher-training college at New York University. Her career as a learning and behaviour specialist spans more than forty years. She has been a classroom teacher, a special needs teacher and advisor, a tutor specialising in learning strategies, a head teacher and a parenting educator. Noël is the founder and director of the Calmer, Easier, Happier Parenting Centre in London, which provides courses and consultations for parents of toddlers through teens. A regular speaker at professional conferences, Noël has also been featured on numerous television and radio programmes. In addition to lecturing widely in the UK and the US, she also trains teachers and parenting practitioners in her unique and highly effective methods. She is the spokesperson for National Family Week and the parenting expert for Macaroni Kid (a popular website for parents in the US). Through her seminars, courses and talks for parents, and through her books, CDs and DVDs, she has helped transform the lives of tens of thousands of families. Noël's most comprehensive book, Calmer, Easier, Happier, Parenting, was published in 2012. Noël has two grown children, a foster daughter and six grandchildren.

    PRACTICAL STRATEGIES TO HELP TAKE BACK CONTROL OVER YOUR CHILDREN'S SCREEN TIME, AND CHANGE FAMILY LIFE FOR THE BETTER

    Are screens a constant source of friction in your house? Do you worry about the amount of time your children spend on phones, pcs, tablets or watching tv? And what they're watching or doing? You're not alone.

    For many parents screen time is a real cause for concern, leaving them feeling powerless and confused. They can see time spent in front of a screen often results in negative behaviour and an unwillingness to do other activities such as sports, playing with friends in the real world or homework, but are at a loss as to what to do.

    In Calmer Easier Happier Screen Time, expert author Noël Janis-Norton breaks the problem down, and offers a much needed solution. Adapting her proven parenting strategies to this complex area, she uses the calmer, easier, happier techniques to help parents wean their children away from their electronic devices, to limit and guide their screen time in a positive way and finally, to get back in charge.

    Noël Janis-Norton is a learning and behaviour specialist with more than forty years' experience helping parents and teachers on both sides of the Atlantic. She has helped tens of thousands of parents and teachers learn effective techniques that result in more cooperative, confident, motivated, self-reliant and considerate children both at home and in the classroom. Noël is the founder and director of the Calmer, Easier, Happier Parenting Centre in London.

    Calmer Easier Happier books have sold 20,790 copies to datePractical parenting strategies that do workCovers cyber bullying and internet safetySuitable for parents of two year olds to late teensExplains what's good and what's not about screen timeAdvice on social media and how to survive the teenage years
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    The Power of Now

    By Eckhart Tolle

    The bestselling self-help book of its generation - which has now sold over a million copies in the UK alone. Eckhart Tolle demonstrates how to live a healthier and happier life by living in the present moment.

    To make the journey into The Power of Now we will need to leave our analytical mind and its false created self, the ego, behind. Although the journey is challenging, Eckhart Tolle offers simple language and a question and answer format to show us how to silence our thoughts and create a liberated life.

    Surrender to the present moment, where problems do not exist. It is here we find our joy, are able to embrace our true selves and discover that we are already complete and perfect. If we are able to be fully present and take each step in the Now we will be opening ourselves to the transforming experience of The Power of Now.

    It is in your hands. Discover The Power of Now.

    The POWER OF NOW can transform your thinking. The result? More joy, right now.The POWER OF NOW is the bible du jour - a must-read for anyone looking for a modern take on spirituality ... Essential reading for anyone who might be feeling weighed down by the past or fearful of the future.Pointing to the portals of the eternal Present, this practical mystic's modern gospel offers transcendent truths that set us free.One of the clearest and most accessible texts on becoming more present than we have seen.The international bestselling phenomenon, this book has inspired a generation and is as popular today as it was a decade ago when first published.Eckhart Tolle was born in Germany, graduated from the University of London and worked at Cambridge University. When he was twenty-nine, a profound spiritual transformation virtually dissolved his old identity and radically changed the course of his life. He is now a counsellor and spiritual teacher. He lives in Vancouver, British Columbia.THE POWER OF NOW has sold over 550,000 copies in the UK since first published here in 2001.This book has inspired a generation, selling millions of copies around the world.Eckhart Tolle tours and lectures internationally and has a programme of TV seminars.This new edition celebrates a decade since it was first published in the UK.
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    The Gratitude Diaries

    By Janice Kaplan

    It's easy to look at others and think how lucky they are, and sometimes finding the positives in our own lives can be hard. Success is often measured in tangible ways, and as we strive to achieve more and get more, we forget that it's often the simple things that can bring us the most joy. After reading about how expressing gratitude for the little things can be incredibly powerful and affect our lives in profound ways, Janice Kaplan decided to spend a year living gratefully and find out whether being grateful really does offer a new path to happiness.

    Her experiences of living gratefully will be anchored by intriguing research findings, as well as in-depth interviews with real people, those in public life, and neuroscientists and experts in the field, including Dr Martin Seligman and Dr Robert Emmons, the world's leading scientific expert on gratitude.

    Recounted with warmth and humour, this story-filled memoir will inspire readers to reflect on the true meaning of gratitude, and provide them with a structure and context for making significant changes in every aspect of their lives. For not only can gratitude make you more honest, courageous and generous; research has shown that it can also improve overall health and reduce stress and depression.

    In this uplifting personal story of her transformation 'from grumpy to grateful', Janice Kaplan encourages us to pause, take stock and be grateful for what we have in life in order to improve our health and wellbeing.Janice Kaplan graduated from Yale University and won Yale's Murray Fellowship for writing. She is best-known as Editor-in-Chief of Parade. Her own cover stories gain worldwide attention including interviews with stars from Matt Damon to President Barack Obama. She is the author of twelve books, including I'll See You Again which spent six weeks in the New York Times bestseller list. She lives in New York City with her husband.

    Do you feel dissatisfied on a daily basis? Struggle to look on the bright side?
    Want to improve your mood and worry less?

    This is the story of how Janice Kaplan turned from grumpy to grateful in one year.

    Be inspired by Janice's personal journey to fulfilment and let it transform your outlook and your life too.

    Become happier.
    Free your mind of obstacles.
    Appreciate the little things.

    Discover the power of gratitude.

    Gratitude is the new buzz word in self-help circles as evidenced by articles and books referencing gratitude, as well as a recent Facebook 'Gratitude challenge'.The book is backed by a grant from the esteemed John Templeton Foundation, with a pledge of $125,000 for promotion and media support, to include the use of videos and a website/blog to generate the widest attention possible for the book.The author will visit the UK around publication to promote.For readers of THE HAPPINESS PROJECT by Gretchen Rubin, EAT, PRAY, LOVE by Elizabeth Gilbert and WILD by Cheryl Strayed.
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    Mindfulness for Worriers

    By Padraig O'Morain

    This accessible book provides readers with mindfulness-based techniques to reduce worry, anxiety, stress and panic attacks. It will help readers deal with anxiety-inducing episodes by learning to accept and overcome strong emotions without getting caught up in negative and damaging thoughts.

    Aimed at anyone who is stressed or anxious, as well as people suffering from more extreme levels of anxiety, the book will provide the scientific evidence behind the effectiveness of mindfulness as well as lots of practical advice on how to quiet an anxious, racing mind.

    Practical mindfulness techniques and advice for the worried to the seriously stressed.Padraig O'Morain has practised mindfulness for 25 years and taught mindfulness for more than a decade. He runs workshops in his native Ireland where the inspiration for this book was sparked by an encounter with a very busy woman who took 4 years to get to one of his courses (and still had to dash to a meeting in the middle of it) and who has since reported that mindfulness changed her life - for the better.Mindfulness is still the buzz word in terms of self-help and stress management in particular.Gap in the market: there's no specific mindfulness-based anxiety management book on the market.Padraig's first book got great publicity coverage; media very receptive to him.
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    The Whole 30

    By Dallas Hartwig, Melissa Hartwig

    Get on the path to better health, effortless weight loss, and incredible improvements in sleep quality, energy, and mood with THE WHOLE30.

    Melissa and Dallas Hartwig are the authors of New York Times bestseller IT STARTS WITH FOOD, which has taken America by storm, and the founders of the Whole9, an online community focused on health, fitness, and sanity serving 1.5 million visitors a month.

    Their new book THE WHOLE30 provides all the resources you need to reset your health. Based on Paleo diet principles, this is not a traditional diet book but a way to implement lasting change in your life by eating real food for 30 days. By following the WHOLE30 programme, the authors argue that you can reclaim your health and transform your relationship with food in the long term. The authors' positive empowering message and the health benefits and weight loss this programme can bring make this book potentially life changing.

    Motivating and inspiring with just the right amount of Dallas' and Melissa's signature tough love, THE WHOLE30 features real-life success stories, answers to common questions, detailed elimination and reintroduction guidelines, and more than 100 recipes using familiar ingredients, from simple one-pot meals to complete dinner party menus.

    A 30-day nutritional challenge designed to reset your health and help break unhealthy patterns of behaviour, stop stress-related comfort eating and reduce cravings.Melissa Hartwig and Dallas Hartwig are the authors of US hit It Starts With Food and Melissa is a Certified Sports Nutritionist through the International Society of Sports Nutrition, and is a current candidate for a Masters degree in Health and Nutrition Education from Hawthorn University. Dallas co-owned with Melissa a strength and conditioning facility until co-founding Whole9. In 2012, he founded his functional medicine practice, mentoring under one of the most respected practitioners in the country, Dr. Daniel Kalish. They live in Salt Lake City.The Whole30 program has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, The Huffington Post, Nightline, Good Morning America and many others worldwide.Eating a Paleo diet is the new hot health buzz from the US and The Whole30 taps into this way of eating.The programme has caught fire online, with 2.3 million page views in the past month alone. The Whole30 Facebook page has over 131,000 likes.The @Whole30 account on Instagram has more than 76,000 followers, with over 420,000 posts from users for the hashtag #Whole30, plus numbers nearly as high for the @Whole30Recipes account.The authors have created Whole30 South Pacific, with Whole30 ambassadors on the ground in Australia, where they spread the message. Huge ANZ sales potential.
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    Deliciously Ella

    By Ella Mills (Woodward)

    The record-breaking bestselling cookbook of 2015 that's taken the healthy eating world by storm!

    From sumptuous desserts, to food on the go, delicious dips, raw treats and rainbow bowls of awesome veggies, Ella's philosophy is all about embracing the natural foods that your body loves and creating fresh, simple dishes which are easy to make and taste amazing. Featuring more than 100 new sugar-free, gluten-free and dairy-free recipes to excite your taste buds, this collection will inspire you to eat for better health, glowing skin and boundless energy.


    A reformed sugar monster herself, Ella knows just how daunting the idea of changing your diet can be. Her must-read blog, DELICIOUSLY ELLA, which gets two million visitors a month from all over the world, was inspired by her own health adventure and everything she has learned by healing herself simply through diet. It's truly amazing to see what you can do with these simple ingredients and how you can so easily create a deliciously healthy version of your favourite dishes.


    More than anything, Ella wants to show that this way of eating is absolutely not about deprivation and starvation, but instead is about embracing a positive, healthy way of life.

    Ella Woodward is deliciously magnificent! Her recipes are out of this world, and her wellness philosophy is life-changing. I adore this scrumptious cookbook and am so grateful for Ella's inspiring work.the food writer everyone's talking aboutWe've all gone crazy for Deliciously Ella... She has become the biggest thing in healthy eatingIf you ever need living, breathing proof of the power of food to transform lives, Ella Woodward is your girl... In a fad diet-obsessed age, it's Woodward's balanced, holistic approach to food that's so refreshingElla's debut cookbook is a must-read. With a feast of over 100 brand-new recipes, from energising breakfasts to sweet treats... your new and natural food journey starts here. As well as working with whole foods and ingredients that your body will love, Ella tells the story of why she started eating this way. One of a kind.A food blogging sensation and an inspirationThe 23-year-old who is converting the world to healthy eating ... The reality of her story and reasons for writing the blog resonate with her audience. Ella is no Gwyneth Paltrow, proclaiming that we must drink dandelion juice because it today's detox fashion. She is just a normal girl who stumbled on a way to help herself recover from serious illness and wants to share her secretspacked with simple, healthy recipes, complete with section introductions, suggested menus and FAQsHer blog has become cult reading for anyone looking for simple and delicious food that's healthy but not preachyElla's Instagram is packed full of vibrant coloured dishes with heaps of fresh vegetables, as well as lots of great ideas for smoothies and healthy breakfastsElla is an example of a blogger who is going stellarthe cookbook taking the country by stormWhen Ella Woodward was diagnosed with a rare health condition - Postural Tachycardia Syndrome ­- in 2011, she set about healing herself through food, and documenting the recipes on a blog. Two years later, DeliciouslyElla.com pulls in an enormous two million visitors a month and has a growing following of fans and foodies aspiring to the same healthy lifestyle. In her new book, Woodward presents over 100 brand new sugar-free, gluten-free and dairy-free recipes to inspire us even morethe Queen of clean eatingDeliciously Ella's uncomplicated approach to healthy cooking has made her an online superstar... If there's one person who stands out from the ranks of the healthy-eating gurus, it's Ella WoodwardThe girl who ate herself well ... One of the major figures of the healthy-eating movement, Ella is an inspiration not just to those who have been ill, but also to those who simply want to eat to feel healthier and more energised ... Deliciously Ella is full of her tasty, easy-to-whip-up recipesthe food blogger on everybody's lips right now ... full of mouth-watering vegan recipes and healthy living tips, and Ella is on a mission to change the way we think about our foodHealthy eating doesn't have to you leave you feeling deprived ... Her recipes are not only good for you, they're easy, and incredibly tasty tooa publishing phenomenonFeel incredible and nurture and love your body with simple, easy to follow recipes for healthy, plant-based dishes using the most natural ingredients.The deliciouslyella.com blog has had over 17 million hits, between 50-70,000 hits a day, and traffic has increased by 24% each month for the last eighteen months.Ella has a huge social media following: 239k Instagram followers (growing by 3-4,000 a week), 23.3k Twitter followers, 17.7k Youtube subscribers and 60.4k Facebook likes (growing by about 1,000 a week).The blog has already been featured in Women's Health, Red Magazine, Daily Mail, The Sunday Times Style magazine, Top Santé and Grazia.Veganism and Gluten-free diets are increasingly popular, with supermarket aisles now dedicated to specialist foods.Celebrities such as Lily Cole, Brad Pitt, Beyoncé and Gwyneth Paltrow have all taken to veganism.The Deliciously Ella app has reached 45,000 app sales since it was launched.