There is nothing quite like getting lost in a good book, whether that is a self-help guide, business coaching or a fairytale to take you to another land. We have 10 amazing books to gift someone you love this Christmas with the joy of escaping, learning new skills and becoming their best self through literature.
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Tally Rye - Train Happy
Confidence, happiness and an intuitive approach to exercise. Hell yeah to that! Join our cover girl Tally as she helps you to ditch diet culture and all its associations with fitness. Gain knowledge and tools that enable you to navigate your path to a health first, holistic approach to fitness which includes insights from leading experts in body image, mental health and intuitive eating.
Catherine Gray - The Unexpected Joy of the Ordinary
A personal favourite of our founder Fab, Catherine Gray is an author you should definitely have on your radar. With her latest book, she explores why ordinary is not that bad. Actually, it’s pretty good. Watch Gray exploding 'extraordinary-seeking' myths such as big bucks means big happiness, expensive weddings predict future happiness, high intensity exercise is the best kind, and the workaday is less important than the showreel.
Ovie Soko - You Are Dope
This book will help you find your way to peace and teach you to cherish the small moments that are a part of our big lives. Most importantly, it will show you how to love who you are right now and embrace who you are going to be.
Richie Bostock - Exhale
Exhale will help you master your physical, mental and emotional state in the comfort of your own home. Whether you're looking to reduce stress, improve creativity, tackle back pain or treat chronic ailments, conscious breathing has benefits for everyone.
The Source - Dr. Tara Swart
Dr Tara Swart, a neuroscientist and executive coach, is convinced beyond all doubt of our ability to alter how our brains work - and transform our lives. In The Source, she draws on the latest cognitive science and her coaching experience to reveal the secret to mastering our minds.
Alison Grade - the Freelance Bible
In The Freelance Bible, award-winning entrepreneur and freelancer, Alison Grade, guides you through absolutely everything that you need to know to start your successful self-employed life. Starting from day one, she will help you develop your personal brand, pick up the financial essentials, grow your client base, manage your work-life balance, negotiate deals and value your time as you become more established. This is your complete guide to turning your talent into a fulfilling and sustainable career.
Positively Wealthy Journal - Emma Mumford
This journal is designed to be used over a year (undated) and includes monthly and weekly check-in pages to help the reader manifest money and abundance of all forms, organize and clearly set out budgets and help the reader to transform their relationship with their finances into a positive and grounded spiritual mindset.
Untamed: stop pleasing, start living, Glennon Doyle
To quote web design expert, Marci Angeles, this work from Glennon Doyle is “pretty darn good”. Untamed, Stop Pleasing, Start Living is a Sunday Times no.1 bestseller and is packed full of advice on how to shake conformity and embrace your best life. Part inspiration, part memoire, Doyle unveils the peace we find when we stop trying to please the world around us.
Heart, Sass & Soul, Greta Solomon
Heart Sass & Soul takes you on a journey to discover the life-changing powder of freewriting and journaling. Greta’s book is a new and inspirational approach to find happiness and develop a method for writing freely with practical tips to overcome self-doubt, transform dark times into something beautiful, become empowered with self-expression and more.
The Little Book of Hygge, Meik Wiking
This book unveils why Denmark has an international reputation for being one of the happiest nations in the world thanks to the magic of hygge. This introduction to hygge is written by CEO of the Happiness Research Institute in Copenhagen, Meik Wiking. It is full of research, as well as beautiful photographs, recipes and ideas to help you add a touch of hygge to your life.