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A Poem For Every Day of the Year is a magnificent collection of 366 poems compiled by Allie Esiri, one to share on every day of the year. Reflecting the changing seasons and linking to events on key dates – funny for April Fool's Day, festive for Christmas – these poems are thoughtful, inspiring, peaceful, energetic, upbeat, motivating, and empowering! Perfect for reading aloud and sharing with all the family, it is bursting at the seams with familiar favourites and exciting new discoveries. T.S.Eliot, John Betjeman, Lewis Carroll, William Shakespeare and Christina Rossetti sit alongside Seamus Heaney, Ted Hughes, Carol Ann Duffy, and Kae Tempest. This warm and soulful book is the perfect gift that will last the whole year, with a little bit of magic to read every day.
R 588.00
In a world growing more and more stressful by the minute, Lama Tsomo offers us Ancient Wisdom for Our Times, time-tested, lab-tested, transformational tools for getting underneath our everyday worries and creating richer and more fulfilling lives. This series takes readers on a journey, exploring time-honored practices from one of the oldest lineages of Tibetan Buddhism with an American lama as their guide. Well-positioned to bring ancient methods to the modern world, Lama Tsomo gifts readers tangible ways to cultivate joy, compassion, focus, and deep fulfillment in everyday life. This three volume set provides readers with context, stories, inspiration, and meditation practices to start and sustain a lasting meditation practice. Why Bother? An Introduction Lama Tsomo sets the foundation for understanding the Tibetan Buddhist path, illuminating the essential context needed to benefit most from our time in practice. Progressing through the Buddha’s story and her teacher’s, Gochen Tulku Sangak* Rinpoche, Lama Tsomo shares fascinating and inspiring stories that set the stage for the practices to come in later volumes. With this fresh perspective, we wake up to an expanded awareness of ourselves, the path, and what it means for our work in the world. Wisdom & Compassion (Starting with Yourself) This volume provides an approachable progression through three foundational practices that work in complementary ways to promote happiness and well-being. These Vajrayana meditation practices include Tonglen, Shamata, and Cleansing the Stale Winds. Deepening Wisdom, Deepening Connection The tide of modern life is sweeping us further into isolation—away from each other, from the world, and from ourselves. To turn this tide, Lama Tsomo created this volume to actively engage readers, expanding our understanding and guiding our practice to build our capacity for Loving Kindness, Sympathetic Joy, Compassion, and Equanimity. Together this collection of ancient wisdom and insight sets readers on a journey worth taking.
R 1 400.00 R 1 568.00
Relax and focus your mind with these beautiful dot-to-dot pictures. Anti-Stress Dot-to-Dot by Emily Wallis is full of sophisticated dot-to-dot illustrations for you to complete. Featuring majestic animals, elegant buildings and gorgeous scenes from nature, this book is a window to a few minutes of peace and calm. De-stress and lose yourself to the task of joining the dots and revealing the stunning drawings within them.
R 262.50
The essential guide to sleep from award-winning teenage well-being expert Nicola Morgan, author of bestselling Blame My Brain, The Teenage Guide to Stress and The Teenage Guide to Friends. Late nights, addictive technology and minds racing with exam stress and friendship worries: it's no wonder the teenage stereotype is tired eyes and sleeping through the weekend. Just like adults, teenagers are sleeping less now than ever before, yet sleep is crucial to our health and well-being. Internationally renowned expert on the teenage brain, Nicola Morgan, tackles this essential subject – asking why teenagers so desperately need a good night's sleep, exploring what a lack of sleep does to their developing brains, and explaining how to have the best sleep possible. Authoritative, accessible and informed by the latest scientific evidence, Nicola Morgan writes a fascinating and helpful guide for both teenagers and adults alike.
R 257.25
Some events in life will always be out of our control, whether it's a global crisis or a traumatic event at home – but Be Resilient shows that the power to cope is in our hands. Discover how to develop the skill of mental resilience in this fascinating guide from award-winning author and teenage brain expert Nicola Morgan. From building a support network to building optimism, find positive, practical advice for preparing for, coping with and bouncing back from the toughest of times. Authoritative and backed by the latest science, this is a reassuring companion for teenagers everywhere.
R 257.25
A comprehensive and fully updated guide to the biological mysteries that lie behind teenage behaviour. Contrary to popular (parental) opinion, teenagers are not the deliberately lazy, risk-taking and work-avoiding individuals they sometimes appear to be to the adults around them. During the teenage years the brain is undergoing its most radical and fundamental change since the age of two. Nicola Morgan's carefully researched, accessible and empathetic examination of the ups and downs of the teenage brain has chapters dealing with powerful emotions, gender differences, the need for more sleep, the urge to take risks and the reasons behind addiction or depression. The comprehensively updated edition of this classic bestseller contains important new research and a brand-new chapter on social media, making it an essential guide for teenagers and adults alike.
R 257.25