The Nature Fix

The Nature Fix

I got The Nature Fix: Why Nature Makes Us Happier, Healthier, and More Creative by Florence Williams for Christmas and settled down to read it…

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The Stoic Challenge

The Stoic Challenge

Given one of my favourite phrases is ‘it is what it is’ I was always going to enjoy The Stoic Challenge: A Philosopher’s Guide to Becoming…

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Chasing the Sun

Chasing the Sun

It’s been a few months of very little sunlight in the UK – incessant rain and grey skies when it isn’t raining – so on…

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Hygge and Lykke

Hygge and Lykke

A weekend afternoon when I had hurt my lower back and had been told not to walk or run, seemed like the perfect time to…

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Why We Sleep

Why We Sleep

Why We Sleep: The New Science of Sleep and Dreams by Matthew Walker is the latest book I’ve read in the last few years on…

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Rest

Rest

In the last few weeks I have been enjoying reading Rest: Why you get more done when you work less by Alex Soojung-Kim Pang. It’s…

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Option B

Option B

I read and enjoyed Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg when it came out (see my blog) and subsequently read her very moving Facebook post after…

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Thrive

Thrive

I knew I didn’t really need to read Thrive by Arianna Huffington, having read so many books on happiness already (see my various blogs on…

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How to have a good day

How to have a good day

How to have a good day: think bigger, feel better and transform your working life by Caroline Webb is all about making life at work…

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Grit: The power of passion and perseverance

Grit: The power of passion and perseverance

Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance by Angela Duckworth is a great book if you want to do some deep thinking about your goals…

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