Personal development & self-help books

Into the Rip

Into the Rip

Damien Cave

When Damien Cave brought his young family to Sydney to set up the New York Times' Australian Bureau, they encountered the local pursuits of Nippers and surfing - and a completely different approach to risk that changed the way...

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How To Keep Your Brain Young

How To Keep Your Brain Young

Professor Kerryn Phelps

Professor Kerryn Phelps AM, Australia's most trusted GP, reveals how to keep our most important organ at its best throughout our lives.

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 Read reviewThe Luminous Solution: Creativity, Resilience and the Inner Life

The Luminous Solution: Creativity, Resilience and the Inner Life

Charlotte Wood

An inspiring work about creativity and resilience from the multi-award-winning author of The Weekend.

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12 Birds to Save Your Life: Nature's Lessons in Happiness

12 Birds to Save Your Life: Nature’s Lessons in Happiness

Charlie Corbett

Discover the healing power of nature through the captivating stories of twelve birds

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Conversations on Love

Conversations on Love

Natasha Lunn

A celebration of love in all its strange and beautiful forms

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The New Hustle: Don't Work Harder, Just Work Better

The New Hustle: Don’t Work Harder, Just Work Better

Emma Isaacs

What if we've been served a big, fat lie about what it takes to be successful at work?

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You're Not Listening

You’re Not Listening

Kate Murphy

When was the last time you listened to someone, or someone really listened to you? This life-changing book will transform your conversations forever.

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Do Walk

Do Walk

Libby DeLana

One morning in 2011, Libby DeLana stepped outside her New England home for a walk. She did the same thing the next day, and the next. It became a daily habit that has culminated in her walking over 25,000 miles the equivalent of...

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Unwinding Anxiety

Unwinding Anxiety

Judson Brewer

Break free from anxiety and be free to live a full, happy life with internationally renowned psychiatrist and neuroscientist Dr Judson Brewer - based on over 20 years of research and his simple habit-breaking programme. We are...

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Four Thousand Weeks

Four Thousand Weeks

Oliver Burkeman

Still, we rarely make the connection between our daily struggles with time and the ultimate time management problem: the question of how best to use our ridiculously brief time on the planet, which amounts on average to about four...

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 Read reviewTrivial Grievances

Trivial Grievances

Bridie Jabour

An oddly optimistic, witty and insightful generation-defining book for a lost generation, the miserable Millennials, from Bridie Jabour, opinion editor at Guardian Australia

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What Happened to You?

What Happened to You?

Oprah Winfrey, Dr Bruce Perry

A revolutionary book on healing trauma from bestselling author and globally renowned icon, Oprah Winfrey and trauma therapy expert Dr Bruce Perry

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Let's Talk About Hard Things

Let’s Talk About Hard Things

Anna Sale

Let's Talk About Hard Things is candid, unflinching, and entertaining in its quest to make everyone more comfortable with the uncomfortable realities of life.

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Burnout: A Guide to Identifying Burnout and Pathways to Recovery

Burnout: A Guide to Identifying Burnout and Pathways to Recovery

Gordon Parker, Gabriela Tavella, Kerrie Eyers

The first complete guide to burnout, based on groundbreaking new research. It shows how you can tell whether you really have burnout, and helps you shape a strategy for recovery that will work for you.

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Brain Reset

Brain Reset

David Gillespie

Anxiety, depression and addiction are the scourge of modern-day living. How are they linked? How do we beat them?

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She's on the Money

She’s on the Money

Victoria Devine

The ultimate millennial money guide, from the creator of Australia's #1 finance podcast

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The Practice of Not Thinking: A Guide to Mindful Living

The Practice of Not Thinking: A Guide to Mindful Living

Ryunosuke Koike

Bestselling author and Zen priest Ryunosuke Koike teaches us how to reconnect with our five senses and move towards enlightenment

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So Tell Me About the Last Time You Had Sex

So Tell Me About the Last Time You Had Sex

Ian Kerner

Maybe You Should Talk to Someone meets Come As You Are. Renowned sex therapist and New York Times bestselling author Ian Kerner shares the program he uses to help thousands of couples achieve more intimacy and better sex.

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How To Do The Work

How To Do The Work

Nicole LePera

From Dr Nicole LePera, creator of @the.holistic.psychologist - the online phenomenon with over three million Instagram followers - comes a revolutionary approach to healing that harnesses the power of the self to produce lasting...

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Fully Human: A New Way of Using Your Mind

Fully Human: A New Way of Using Your Mind

Steve Biddulph, Shaaron Biddulph

Fully Human is world-renowned family therapist and multi-million bestselling parenting author Steve Biddulph's first personal development book for people all ages that will help us all live better, more fulfilling lives.

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The Joy of Being Selfish

The Joy of Being Selfish

Michelle Elman

A self-help book about self-love combined with boundaries - the practical side of self-love. How to reclaim selfishness as a force for good.

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When We Become Strangers

When We Become Strangers

Maggie Hamilton

After decades of affluence, we're now busy renovating our homes, buffing and botoxing our bodies, and losing ourselves in passive entertainment and shopping, as depression and anxiety soars. And with the arrival of Netflix and...

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Power Play

Power Play

Julia Banks

An explosive memoir-meets-handbook from the bravest woman in modern Australian politics, helping empower women in or aspiring to leadership.

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The Way of Integrity

The Way of Integrity

Martha Beck

The Way of Integrity is a guide to discovering your true self and the pure peace that is your birthright.

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A Matter of Death and Life

A Matter of Death and Life

Irvin D. Yalom, Marilyn Yalom

A year-long journey by the renowned psychiatrist and his writer wife after her fatal diagnosis, as they reflect on how to love and live without regret.

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Noise

Noise

Daniel Kahneman, Olivier Sibony, Cass R. Sunstein

From the multi-million copy bestselling author of Thinking Fast and Slow Daniel Kahneman, the co-author of the million-copy bestseller Nudge Cass Sunstein, and the eminent professor and writer on strategic thinking Olivier Sibony,...

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Set Boundaries, Find Peace

Set Boundaries, Find Peace

Nedra Glover Tawwab

An approachable guide to setting boundaries and preventing burnout in all areas of life from a renowned therapist and relationships expert

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A World Without Email

A World Without Email

Cal Newport

New York Times bestselling author and productivity expert Cal Newport offers a radical vision for an email free workplace

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Hard to Break: Why Our Brains Makes Habits Stick

Hard to Break: Why Our Brains Makes Habits Stick

Russell A. Poldrack

The neuroscience of why bad habits are so hard to break-and how evidence-based strategies can help us change our behaviour more effectively.

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Can't Even

Can’t Even

Anne Helen Petersen

It is a creeping part of modern culture, shaped by deep-rooted political, historical and economic forces, and it is affecting how we work, parent, socialise and inhabit the world. Anne Helen Petersen identifies burnout with...

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Think Again

Think Again

Adam Grant

The bestselling author of Give and Take and Originals examines the critical art of rethinking- learning to question your opinions and open other people's minds, which can position you for excellence at work and wisdom in life

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You're Not Broken

You’re Not Broken

Sarah Woodhouse

Dr Sarah Woodhouse is a Research Psychologist who specialises in trauma and is passionate about helping people face this word and their past. In You're Not Broken she teaches you what a trauma is and how to recognise when, why and...

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Intimacy and Solitude

Intimacy and Solitude

Stephanie Dowrick

Intimacy and Solitude starts with the most fundamental relationship of all: how you understand and care for your own self - knowing this will inevitably be reflected in your most essential relationships.    

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The Fourfold Remedy: Epicurus and the Art of Happiness

The Fourfold Remedy: Epicurus and the Art of Happiness

John Sellars

Inspiring and illuminating, The Fourfold Remedy draws on ancient wisdom that feels remarkably relevant today, offering a new way of thinking about what truly matters in our lives.

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In My Past Life I Was Cleopatra

In My Past Life I Was Cleopatra

Amal Awad

A sceptical believer's journey through the new age.

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How To Break Up With Friends

How To Break Up With Friends

Dr. Hannah Korrel

We all have that one friend. The one who expects the world, but never remembers your birthday. The one who constantly ditches your dinner plans when you're already halfway to the restaurant. The one who leaves you feeling...

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The Space Between

The Space Between

Zara McDonald, Michelle Andrews

There's this weird gap in life that's fuelled by cheap tacos and even cheaper tequila - also known as our twenties. It's a specific limbo of being suspended between being a teenager and a Proper Adult, and though it's wildly...

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Turning Down the Noise

Turning Down the Noise

Christine Jackman

Through the centuries, wise men and women have sought silence when seeking insight, wisdom and creative inspiration. Is neuroscience now beginning to catch up, to deliver proof that the mystics, monks and medicine men were onto...

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Black and White Thinking

Black and White Thinking

Dr Kevin Dutton

With polarizing events like Trump and Brexit in mind, Black and White Thinking argues that by understanding the evolutionary programming of our binary brains we can adapt our thinking to make subtler, better decisions.

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Fear Less

Fear Less

Pippa Grange

If we were truly free from fear, what could we achieve?    

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The Inner Self

The Inner Self

Hugh Mackay

A book about the only sure path to a life of meaning.    

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The Buddha and the Badass

The Buddha and the Badass

Vishen Lakhiani

The New York Times bestselling author of The Code of the Extraordinary Mind challenges everything you thought you knew about how to inspire and empower your teams.     

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The Wisdom of Tea

The Wisdom of Tea

Noriko Morishita

A wise and inspiring book that reveals the lasting relevance of an ancient ceremony.

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Glide: Taking the Panic out of Modern Living

Glide: Taking the Panic out of Modern Living

Lisa Forrest

It's my hope that by the end of this book I will have convinced you that a combination of mindfulness, self-compassion and compassion is all you need to get on your own side - and to help others get on theirs. And when we can all...

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F*ck Happiness

F*ck Happiness

Ariel Gore

For readers of Rebecca Solnit's Men Explain Things to Me and Barbara Ehrenreich's Bright Side comes a provocative, persuasive look at how and why women's desires are more complex than we are led to believe.

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 Special pricePhilosophy for Polar Explorers

Philosophy for Polar Explorers

Erling Kagge

For millennia exploration has been central to man's quest for meaning and knowledge. For when we set our sights on the horizons, we bring everything us around into focus.

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When You're Not OK: A Toolkit for Tough Times

When You’re Not OK: A Toolkit for Tough Times

Jill Stark

When You're Not OK is an emotional first-aid kit for your body, mind, and soul, written by someone who's been there too.

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Burnout: Solve Your Stress Cycle

Burnout: Solve Your Stress Cycle

Emily Nagoski, Amelia Nagoski

This groundbreaking book explains why women experience burnout differently than men - and provides a simple, science-based plan to help women minimise stress, manage emotions and live a more joyful life.    

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F**k No!

F**k No!

Sarah Knight

The latest no-f**ks-given guide from New York Times bestselling author of the international sensations The Life-Changing Magic of Not Giving a F**k, Get Your Sh*t Together, You Do You, and Calm the F**k Down.

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Quiet

Quiet

Susan Cain

Our lives are driven by a fact that most of us can't name and don't understand. It defines who our friends and lovers are, which careers we choose, and whether we blush when we're embarrassed. This title shows how the brain...

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The Body Keeps the Score

The Body Keeps the Score

Bessel van der Kolk

What causes people to continually relive what they most want to forget, and what treatments could help restore them to a life with purpose and joy? This book offers a new paradigm for effectively treating traumatic stress. ...

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 Special priceDigital Minimalism

Digital Minimalism

Cal Newport

A new strategy to increase productivity, focus, happiness and creativity through a mindful use of digital technology

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