Big Feelings

The Big Feelings Survival Guide: A Creative Workbook For Mental Health

Alyse Ruriani

Workman Publishing

This book is a series of creative prompts based in Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) — developed in the 1980s for those who struggled with emotional dysregulation with the aim of helping people find ‘a life worth living’. It’s a fun, accessible book that is grounded in clinical theory, yet can be applied to everyday life. It’s also highly practical and includes 74 DBT and art therapy exercises ideal for anyone interested in bettering their mental health.

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You are strong and worthy

You Are Strong And Worthy: Celebrating The Yogi In All Of Us

Harmony Willow Hansen

Workman Publishing

Modern images of yoga have long featured the same kinds of bodies: white, slim, young, able. Harmony Willow Hansen has been drawing people in yoga practice for years, creating a presence on Instagram that reaches thousands. Her figures include older people, trans people, differently-abled people, people in different body types and weights. This book shares her illustrations of these yogis in an array of positions from beginner to advanced.

What does it matter

What Does It Matter? Live With Less Stress And More Joy

Emma Pears

Post Hill Press

Unpack the power of asking, “What does it matter?” to quell anxiety and cut stress. In this book, the author shares what she has found helpful in her life and offers it to the reader to use how they want to. This is crucial, because the best lesson is to remember to think before you follow; to think before you overreact; to think before being hard on yourself. Remember to ask, “What does it matter?” to help you see a lighter side in any situation sooner.

Healthy Spine

Yoga: A Journey Into A Healthy Spine

Anna Eshoo

Balboa Press

Anna Eshoo, a yoga instructor in the USA, once suffered from a debilitating back injury that required multiple surgeries. After hours of research and conversations with doctors, she found yoga therapy to be a safe and effective method to strengthen the lumbar spine and core muscles. This book is the result of copious amounts of information from the world of medicine and the knowledge she already had from practicing yoga for many years.

Om Magazine

First published in November 2009, OM Yoga magazine has become the most popular yoga title in the UK. Available from all major supermarkets, independents and newsstands across the UK. Also available on all digital platforms.