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
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
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.
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.
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 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.