A book of hope for uncertain times.
The conversations between the four characters in this book - the boy, the mole, the fox and the horse - have been shared thousands of times online, recreated in school art classes, turned into tattoos, they inspire parents and grandparents, comfort children, cheer people who feel lonely, are grieving, need courage, or a reminder that they are not alone and to keep going when life is hard.
Enter the world of Charlie Mackesy's creations, these four unlikely friends, discover their story and their most poignant and universal life lessons. The book includes Charlie's most loved illustrations and new ones too.
'The world needs Charlie's work right now.' Miranda Hart 'My hope is that the book goes some way to helping people live more courageously, more honestly and with more love for themselves and others.' Charlie Mackesy
Demonstrates how to live a healthier and happier life by living in the present moment. If we are able to be fully present and take each step in the now, we will be opening ourselves to the transforming experience of the power of now. This title shows the reader how.
In this inspirational, allegorical guide, Simply the prophet delivers spiritual yet practical homilies on the work of a life: beauty, truth, possessions, sorrow, joy, death and many more. Translated into more than fifty of languages and among the best-selling books of all time, The Prophet remains a wise and revitalising handbook for the soul.>
Acclaimed as one of the most exciting books in the history of American letters, this modern epic became an instant bestseller upon publication in 1974, transforming a generation and continuing to inspire millions. A narration of a summer motorcycle trip undertaken by a father and his son, the book becomes a personal and philosophical odyssey into fundamental questions of how to live. Resonant with the confusions of existence, Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance is a touching and transcendent book of life.
A journey, in search of home Charlie Mackesy''s beloved The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse has been adapted into an animated short film, coming to BBC One and iPlayer this Christmas. This beautifully made hardback celebrates the work of over 100 animators across two years of production - with Charlie''s distinctive illustrations brought to life in full colour with hand-drawn traditional animation and accompanying hand-written script. "I made a film with some friends about a boy, a mole, a fox and a horse - their journey together and the boy''s search for home. I hope this book gives you courage and makes you feel loved." Love Charlie x
What if we could tune in to frequencies beyond our material world and change our brain chemistry to access transcendent levels of awareness, changing our very biology to enable profound healing? In this book Dr Joe Dispenza offers revolutionary insights and a set of tools that allow ordinary people to reach extraordinary states of being.
A bitter divorce and a turbulent love affair later, Elizabeth Gilbert emerges battered and bewildered and realises it is time to pursue her own journey in search of three things she has been missing - pleasure, devotion and balance. So, she travels to Rome, India, and Bali. This is a story about a woman's search for happiness.
The Sunday Times Number One Bestseller Jay Shetty, social media superstar and host of the #1 podcast ''On Purpose'', distils the timeless wisdom he learned as a practising monk into practical steps anyone can take every day to live a less anxious, more meaningful life. Over the past three years, Jay Shetty has become a favourite in the hearts and minds of millions of people worldwide. One of his clips was the most watched video on Facebook last year, with over 360 million views. His social media following totals over 32 million, he has produced over 400 viral videos, which have amassed more than 5 billion views, and his podcast, ''On Purpose'', is consistently ranked the world''s #1 health-related podcast. In this inspiring, empowering book, Shetty draws on his time as a monk in the Vedic tradition to show us how we can clear the roadblocks to our potential and power. Drawing on ancient wisdom and his own rich experiences in the ashram, Think Like a Monk reveals how to overcome negative thoughts and habits, and access the calm and purpose that lie within all of us. The lessons monks learn are profound but often abstract. Shetty transforms them into advice and exercises we can all apply to reduce stress, improve focus, improve relationships, identify our hidden abilities, increase self-discipline and give the gifts we find in ourselves to the world. Shetty proves that everyone can - and should - think like a monk.
Companion to A New Earth which rocketed to New York Times number one when Oprah Winfrey announced it was one of her Book Club Picks. Oneness with All Life is a portable collection of the very best inspiring passages from A New Earth. Eckhart Tolle has picked the essential phrases - the gems of the book - that he feels are most important to readers. These passages are the uplifting essence of the book - to read, re-read, savour and absorb. As you dip in-and-out of this new edition, you will discover the passages inspire a meditative way of reading, so can be pondered and revisited time and time again.
365 quotes and prompts to help you get rid of what''s inessential and focus on the important aspects of your life--part of the bestselling Do One Thing Every Day journal series. Clutter is not just what you trip over, or paw through looking for your glasses or car keys. It''s a state of mind. This journal offers 365 prompts and inspiring quotes that will help you clear your space, inside and out, including "Write about an important thing that turned out to be simple today and a simple thing that turned out to be hard today," and from Socrates: "How many things can I do without?" These thought-provoking questions will help you declutter various parts of your life so that you can uncover what is truly important and worth keeping.
''One of the most influential spiritual leaders of our times'' Oprah Essential life lessons from the world''s most famous monk. Through a beautiful collection of autobiographical stories and teachings, At Home in the World tells the remarkable life of the beloved Zen Master, Thich Nhat Hanh. With his signature clarity and warmth, he shares tales from his childhood in rural Vietnam through to his travels teaching the world the art of mindfulness. ''Thich Nhat Hanh shows us the connection between personal inner peace and peace on earth'' The Dalai Lama ''Thich Nhat Hanh does not merely teach peace; Thich Nhat Hanh is peace'' Elizabeth Gilbert
The original self-help book: bestselling The Prophet takes the reader on an unparalleled spiritual and philosophical journey The time has come for the revered Prophet to leave Orphalese. Before he departs, people gather around him and ask him to speak his wisdom. Divided into twenty-eight chapters covering sprawling topics such as love, marriage, children and friendship, The Prophet forms a collection of poetic essays that are philosophical, spiritual and inspirational. The book was an instant bestseller on publication in 1923 and since then has been translated into more than 50 languages.
'Book of a lifetime...I have loved many books over the years, but the one I would never be parted from and read again and again is The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran' Independent
The Times Top 10 Bestseller THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER, WITH OVER THREE MILLION COPIES SOLD AROUND THE WORLD 'Is it the world that's busy, or my mind?' The world moves fast, but that doesn't mean we have to. In this timely guide to mindfulness, Haemin Sunim, a Buddhist monk born in Korea and educated in the United States, offers advice on everything from handling setbacks to dealing with rest and relationships, in a beautiful book combining his teachings with calming full-colour illustrations. Haemin Sunim's simple messages - which he first wrote when he responded to requests for advice on social media - speak directly to the anxieties that have become part of modern life and remind us of the strength and joy that come from slowing down. Hugely popular in Korea, Haemin Sunim is a Zen meditation teacher whose teachings transcend religion, borders and ages. With insight and compassion drawn from a life full of change, the bestselling monk succeeds at encouraging all of us to notice that when you slow down, the world slows down with you.
Born in Hue, Vietnam, Thich Nhat Hanh is a Buddhist Zen Master, poet, scholar and human rights activist. In 1967, he was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize by Martin Luther King. He founded the Van Hanh Buddhist University in Saigon, the School of Youth and Social Service and the Plum Village Buddhist community and meditation centre in France, where he lived for many years. He is the author of many acclaimed books including Peace is Every Step , Old Path White Clouds and Fear , which have sold millions of copies around the world. He lives at the Tu Hieu Temple in Vietnam where he was first ordained when he was sixteen years old.>
''A huge subject tackled beautifully'' FEARNE COTTON Times are hard. Meditation doesn''t have to be. Meditation leads to transformation. It affects every aspect of your wellbeing and can bring about positive change in your body, affect your mental outlook, increase your decision-making ability and eliminate worry and anxiety. The master of modern meditation Deepak Chopra draws on his 30 years of practice and reveals how to achieve blissful awareness by waking up to who you really are. Perfect for beginners, sceptics or those looking for a new approach to stillness, his simple 7-day programme offers a life-changing path to a quiet mind.
Our immune systems can no longer be taken for granted. Current trends in public healthcare are disturbing and our well-being is at a dangerous crossroad.ÿBut there is hope. Combining the best current medical knowledge with a new approach grounded in integrative medicine, bestselling author Dr Chopra and Harvard neuroscientist Dr Tanzi offer a ground-breaking model of healing and the immune system.