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Top 5 Recommended Books

Man’s search for meaning by Victor E. Frankl

This is a profound and inspiring book about human resilience. A prominent Viennese psychiatrist before the war, Viktor Frankl was uniquely able to observe the way that both he and others in Auschwitz coped (or didn’t) with the experience

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Mans-Search-Meaning-classic-Holocaust/dp/1844132390

Mindset by Carol Dweck

World-renowned Stanford University psychologist Carol Dweck, through decades of research on achievement and success, has discovered a truly ground-breaking idea about the power of our mind-set

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Mindset-How-Fulfil-Your-Potential/dp/1780332009

 

 

 

Mindfulness: A practical guide to finding peace in a frantic world by Mark Williams

This book is based on Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT). MBCT revolves around a straightforward form of mindfulness meditation which takes just a few minutes a day for the full benefits to be revealed

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Mindfulness-practical-guide-finding-frantic/dp/074995308X

 

Resilience – How to cope when everything around you keeps changing by Liggy Webb

Stressful situations are a fact of life. Job insecurity, financial burden, relationship doubt are all too familiar. Some people approach them with confidence and poise, facing change and challenges head on. This book outlines simple and practical guiding principles to help you navigate life’s many and varying challenges.

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Resilience-everything-around-keeps-changing/dp/0857083872

 

 

10 Keys to Happier Living by Vanessa King

Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions’ The Dalai Lama, patron of Action for Happiness. Vanessa King, positive psychology expert for Action for Happiness has created 10 key evidence-based actions that have been shown to increase happiness and wellbeing – at home, at work and in the world around you.

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Keys-Happier-Living-Vanessa-King/dp/1472233425


Top 5 Recommended Websites

 

The National Health Service

This website provides a wealth of  information about a range of health topics to support both emotional physical wellbeing

Visit – http://www.nhs.uk/pages/home.aspx

 

MIND
MIND provides advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. They campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding. If you are experiencing mental health challenges this website will be able to direct you to the place to seek support .

Visit – http://www.mind.org.uk/

 

The Oxford Mindfulness Centre

This  is an international centre of excellence and works with partners from all around the world to prevent depression and enhance human potential through the therapeutic use of mindfulness.

Visit – http://www.oxfordmindfulness.org/

 

Action for Happiness

This movement helps people take action for a happier and more caring world

The patron is The Dalai Lama and the members take action to increase wellbeing in their homes, workplaces, schools and local communities. The vision is to create a  happier world, with fewer people suffering with mental health problems and more people feeling good, functioning well and helping others.

Visit – http://www.actionforhappiness.org/

 

 

The World Health Organization

WHO began when the Constitution came into force on 7 April 1948 and this is now celebrated every year as World Health Day. WHO has more than 7000 people working in 150 country offices, in 6 regional offices and at the headquarters in Geneva. This website offers a wealth of information on health and wellbeing.

Visit http://www.who.int/en/

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