Perfect companions for the holidays

2 min readMar 1, 2019

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Holidays can be hectic, but they are also a great opportunity to spend time with friends and family. Make time to share a good book, do some making or baking, and take back control of your mental and physical health, career and relationships. To start you off, here is some inspiration for your holiday reading:

Sleep, rest, relaxation and breathing
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Movement and nutrition
The SHED Method by Sarah Milne Rowe
Making better choices starts with a balance of four things: Sleep, Hydration, Exercise and Diet.

Coping skills
52 Lists for Happiness by Moorea Seal
Let the simple weekly prompts in the journal guide you through life’s ups and downs.

Physical environment
The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg
By identifying patterns that shape aspects of our lives, we can change our habits and flourish.

Social connection
Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert
With sufficient Courage and Enchantment, everyone can unleash their inner ice skater.

Mood booster
The Alchemist by Paul Coelho
Listen to your heart, recognise opportunities and read the omens along life’s path — but, most importantly, follow your dreams.

Goal setting and accomplishment
The 4-hour Work Week by Tim Ferris
Find the shortest path to your desired outcome.

Value and purpose
Letter to My Daughter by Maya Angelou
Personal insights that provide life-changing wisdom.

To support your high street, you can order online from the links above and choose free home delivery or to collect from your local bookshop. For readers outside the UK, the books are available from Amazon, too.

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