By Contributor Francesca Stainer
This Mental Health Awareness Week we’ve curated a list of our Concise Advice titles that are £1.99 this week only on Amazon Kindle.
THE BRAIN BOOK BY PHIL DOBSON
The Brain Book provides a manual for boosting your performance, and a guide to thinking and working smarter, based on what we know about the brain. Full of practical tips and techniques, you will discover how to strengthen your focus and improve your productivity, enhance your creativity, and improve your memory. You ll learn how to manage stress, improve your sleep, and discover how to keep your brain young and adaptable.
THE STRENGTHS BOOK BY SALLY BIBB
What if you focused on and played to your strengths instead? This practical and succinct book aims to revolutionise your life by helping you to identify what exactly makes you happy so that you will make the right choices; decide whether a job, activity or course is right for you; and understand why things seem to flow with some activities and some people, and not others. Knowing these things about yourself, and spending more time on what really energises and fulfills you – your strengths – will ultimately lead to a happier and more successful life.
THE MINDFULNESS BOOK BY MARTYN NEWMAN
The Mindfulness Book returns to the original core ideas behind the practice of mindfulness and provides a concise practical interpretation in the light of contemporary psychology’s best insights about how it works and how to practice it.
Part one lays the foundation by describing the essential building blocks of mindfulness: what it is, how it works and, most importantly, what it delivers. Part two explores the relationship of mindfulness to cognitive psychology and in particular examines practical psychological strategies for using mindfulness to develop greater self-awareness and conscious control over both your state of mind and behavior. Part three explores four powerful applications of mindfulness and Part four considers the challenges of living mindfully including managing stress and work.
To help you develop your mindfulness practice, each chapter provides practical takeaways and guided audio files. Whatever your goal; creating a more peaceful and focused mind, enjoying greater wellbeing, establishing more meaningful relationships, fulfilling your career ambitions or creating a more balanced lifestyle, The Mindfulness Book provides you with time-proven insights and practical strategies for living a more peaceful, productive and creative life.
THE WELLBEING BOOK BY ANDREW SHARMAN
As our lives get busier, boundaries between work and leisure blur and we spend less time thinking about what we’re putting out minds, bodies, and souls through. This fast-living is resulting in a pandemic of ‘ill-being’: from general weariness and ‘feeling under the weather’, to prolonged bouts of sickness, lethargy and sharp increases in stress, depression, and mental health issues. The Wellbeing Book will demonstrate how we can interact with the world to lead a better life. The author provides 50 practical and uplifting ways to improve physical and mental wellbeing by focusing on the mind, body, and soul. In doing so, he helps us to hit the pause button and learn how to enhance our energy and build resilience, cultivate our emotional and physical wellbeing, manage stress and live a happier and more fulfilled life.
THE FINANCIAL WELLBEING BOOK BY CHRIS BUDD
This book will guide you through the steps required to make your own financial plan. In doing so you will consider issues such as your relationship with money as well as receiving many practical tips. The result will be a plan all about you – and how to increase your wellbeing.
THE CONNECTION BOOK BY EMMA SERLIN
From Brexit to Trump, communication has never clearly been so influential, continually centre stage in influencing our hearts, minds and essentially the narrative of our civilisation. We are surrounded by the impact of good and bad communication, both in our own lives and in the world stage. And we are swayed, even against better judgement by persuasive communicators. This book will give people simple usable tools to improve and enrich their communication in 5 key areas, so they feel more confident and effective in meetings, presentations, interviews, social situations and can even have arguments more effectively! For the very first time, readers will be able to read about and apply a unique methodology that has been taught successfully to hundreds of happy clients since 2008 – and the opportunity to experience gems from that method at a fraction of the price of a session.
THE ATTITUDE BOOK BY SIMON TYLER
How to create positive change and outcomes by “shifting” our attitudes. The definition of attitude: an expression of favour or disfavour toward a person, thing or event. As human beings, we often find ourselves locked into certain habits, patterns and behaviours. However, that is not to say we do not have a choice, especially when it comes to our attitude toward people, situations and outcomes. In this original and engaging book, a leading business coach demonstrates how we can shift our attitudes to create positive change and outcomes in our work and personal lives. In doing so, he helps us to reassess our current habits and behaviours, and makes us realize the wider choices we have in coping and dealing with people, issues and problems in our everyday lives. Part of the bestselling Concise Advice series – stylishly presented and easy to understand and apply.
THE RECOGNITION BOOK BY PAUL F WARRINER
A powerful tool for anyone in employment, no matter what their field, The Recognition Book examines the traits, behaviors, and skills fundamental to doing an excellent job an demonstrates how to shine in today’s competitive corporate world. Packed with case studies, practical tools, techniques, hint and tips, the book is a useful reference guide for all. This unique and engaging book is essential reading for anyone wanting to stand out from the crowd and become the model employee. Whether you work for a multi-national or small business, whether you have just started your career or you’re a seasoned executive, this guide will help you develop and hone all the attributes that make you invaluable to your employer.
THE ENERGY BOOK BY RICHARD MADDOCKS
In business today every professional faces the challenge of an increasing demand for extra energy in order to deliver the high level of performance required to continue to be successful. If energy is not managed and renewed on a day-to-day basis, then personal energy resources are constantly coming under pressure, leading to drainage, depleted performance and, in some instances, to potential burnout situations.
The Energy Book presents 50 simple and pragmatic ways to quickly boost energy in one or more of the ‘4 Energy Dimensions’. When these ‘Boosters’ are put into practice, the resulting extra energy enables you to continue delivering a high level of performance in all areas of life.