The best 96 Healthy Living books

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Healthy Living Books: Savor by Thich Nhat Hanh and Lilian Cheung

Savor

Thich Nhat Hanh and Lilian Cheung
Mindful Eating, Mindful Life
4.2 (123 ratings)

What's Savor about?

Savor (2010) provides advice and inspiration on how to find inner peace, joy and strength – especially for those trying to sustainably lose weight – with Buddhist teachings and techniques for appreciating the richness of life in the present moment. It also draws on the latest nutritional science research on the best ways to eat and exercise, presenting readers with a holistic method for improving their physical, psychological and spiritual well-being, and thereby transforming their lives.

Who should read Savor?

  • Anyone wanting to sustainably lose weight
  • Anyone wanting more peace and happiness in everyday life

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Healthy Living Books: The Easy Way to Stop Smoking by Allen Carr

The Easy Way to Stop Smoking

Allen Carr
Join the Millions Who Have Become Non-Smokers Using Allen Carr's Easyway Method
4.2 (183 ratings)

What's The Easy Way to Stop Smoking about?

The Easy Way to Stop Smoking (1985, 2011) isn’t just a book about giving up cigarettes; it aims to put smoking in a completely new light. Smoking is no habit and nicotine no hard drug; smoking is an addiction, but one that can be overcome with the right mindset. These blinks outline the necessary steps and address those questions that’ll arise on your journey to a life without cigarettes.

Who should read The Easy Way to Stop Smoking?

  • Smokers struggling to quit
  • People interested in the case for quitting
  • Those who want to learn why willpower alone won’t help you quit

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Healthy Living Books: Eat, Move, Sleep by Tom Rath

Eat, Move, Sleep

Tom Rath
How Small Choices Lead to Big Changes
4.0 (270 ratings)

What's Eat, Move, Sleep about?

Eat, Move, Sleep (2013) offers simple tips for improving your health and well-being in some very important ways. You don’t have to revolutionize your lifestyle to get in shape and increase your energy levels – little changes can make a big difference, and these blinks will show you how.

Who should read Eat, Move, Sleep?

  • Anyone hoping to lead a healthier lifestyle
  • Workaholics struggling to improve their work-life balance
  • People with stressful jobs and packed daily routines

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Healthy Living Books: 30 Ways to Reboot Your Body by Ben Greenfield

30 Ways to Reboot Your Body

Ben Greenfield
A Complete User Manual for Getting the Most Out of the Human Body
3.5 (438 ratings)

What's 30 Ways to Reboot Your Body about?

30 Ways to Reboot Your Body (2015) gives you the keys to repairing and regenerating your body so you can take your health and fitness goals to the next level. These blinks explain the importance of digestive health, light exercise and solid routines. Get ready to have your ideas about diet and exercise challenged.

Who should read 30 Ways to Reboot Your Body?

  • People tired of struggling with inflammation, weight gain and fatigue
  • Anyone interested in a fitness plan backed by real science
  • Readers suspicious about crash diets and hard exercise fads

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Healthy Living Books: It Starts With Food by Dallas Hartwig and Melissa Hartwig

It Starts With Food

Dallas Hartwig and Melissa Hartwig
Discover the WHOLE30 and Change Your Life in Unexpected Ways
3.5 (70 ratings)

What's It Starts With Food about?

It Starts With Food (2012) gives you the inside scoop on the profound effects food can have on your body and well-being. Importantly, these blinks explain how you can alter your diet to both lose weight and feel better, body and soul.

Who should read It Starts With Food?

  • People interested in improving their overall health
  • Dieters who have tried everything
  • Busy executives seeking to eat more healthily

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Healthy Living Books: The Vitamin Solution by Romy Block and Arielle Levitan

The Vitamin Solution

Romy Block and Arielle Levitan
Two Doctors Clear the Confusion about Vitamins and Your Health
3.9 (55 ratings)

What's The Vitamin Solution about?

The Vitamin Solution (2015) offers a clear picture of the world of vitamins to help you determine whether you need them, why you might need them and what they can do to improve your everyday life. Cut through the clutter and confusion and find out which vitamins are essential for a healthy body and mind and how you can put yourself on the path to better living.

Who should read The Vitamin Solution?

  • Athletes looking to reach their body’s optimal performance
  • People suffering from fatigue, depression or insomnia
  • Medical practitioners interested in the benefits of commonly used vitamins

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Healthy Living Books: How Not to Die by Michael Greger and Gene Stone

How Not to Die

Michael Greger and Gene Stone
Discover the Foods Scientifically Proven to Prevent and Reverse Disease
4.5 (385 ratings)

What's How Not to Die about?

How Not to Die (2015) explains how a plant-based diet can extend your life while transforming your quality of living. These blinks offer a wealth of health-boosting nutritional information and hands-on dietary advice that you won’t get from your doctor.

Who should read How Not to Die?

  • Patients diagnosed with life-threatening conditions such as heart disease and diabetes
  • Those with a family history of such conditions
  • Anyone who is overweight, tired or generally feels unwell

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Healthy Living Books: Inheritance by Sharon Moalem

Inheritance

Sharon Moalem
How Our Genes Change Our Lives, and Our Lives Change Our Genes
4.2 (48 ratings)

What's Inheritance about?

Inheritance (2014) is proof that you don’t need to be a scientist to understand the importance of your genetics. These blinks explain how your DNA affects your everyday life, from how you look and what you eat to how susceptible you are to things like anxiety and disease. So arm yourself with knowledge, and discover more about the genes that make you who you are.

Who should read Inheritance?

  • People interested in medicine and biology
  • Readers worried about what genes they inherited
  • Anyone in search of the perfect diet

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Healthy Living Books: The Sleep Solution by W. Chris Winter

The Sleep Solution

W. Chris Winter
Why Your Sleep Is Broken and How to Fix It
4.2 (415 ratings)

What's The Sleep Solution about?

The Sleep Solution (2017) discusses the fundamentals of sleeping. It explains why keeping a consistent rhythm and schedule is important, and how insomnia is not a lack of sleep, but rather a result of dealing poorly with substandard sleep. You’ll learn how to improve your sleeping patterns and, as a result, improve your quality of life.

Who should read The Sleep Solution?

  • People who suffer from insomnia
  • Stressed out workers who take sleeping pills to get some rest
  • Anyone who thinks getting a good night’s sleep isn’t that important

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Healthy Living Books: Lying by Sam Harris

Lying

Sam Harris
3.8 (524 ratings)

What's Lying about?

Lying (2011) explains why the act of telling lies is so dangerous. And that means all lies, from the tiny lies that people tell on a daily basis to the massive lies sometimes told on the world stage. All in all, it’s always better to tell the truth.

Who should read Lying?

  • Anyone who’s ever told a lie
  • Psychology students  
  • People interested in politics

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Healthy Living Books: Minimalism by Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus

Minimalism

Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus
Live a Meaningful Life
4.1 (355 ratings)

What's Minimalism about?

Minimalism (2011) offers readers an alternative path that avoids nine-to-five drudgery and helps them focus on what’s important in life. Authors Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus have practical guidance on how anyone can free themselves from the financial and emotional binds of modern life to build a new and simpler lifestyle that is still authentic and rewarding.

Who should read Minimalism?

  • Readers who are ready to live a more peaceful lifestyle
  • Anxious and distracted people eager for a decluttered life
  • Anyone who’s tired of living for a paycheck

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Healthy Living Books: The Fate of Food by Amanda Little

The Fate of Food

Amanda Little
What We’ll Eat in a Bigger, Hotter, Smarter World
4.0 (66 ratings)

What's The Fate of Food about?

The Fate of Food (2019) looks at a rapidly changing world and the question of how we’ll feed our ever-growing population. Is it possible to produce a clean, climate-resilient food supply that’s adequate to meet our needs? The Fate of Food examines the technological and sociological demands of feeding the world. 

Who should read The Fate of Food?

  • People concerned with the effects of industrial agriculture on the environment
  • Food lovers fascinated by the farm-to-table journey
  • Science buffs wanting to keep up with the latest trends in agricultural science

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Healthy Living Books: Body Kindness by Rebecca Scritchfield

Body Kindness

Rebecca Scritchfield
Transform Your Health From the Inside Out – and Never Say Diet Again
4.3 (223 ratings)

What's Body Kindness about?

Body Kindness (2016) offers a refreshing approach to your overall physical and emotional health – one that allows you to tune into your own unique body and discover what is best for your well-being. This approach does away with one-size-fits-all dietary and exercise rules that often introduce a lot of added stress and anxiety into our daily lives. With small, easy-to-implement steps, you can learn how to boost their health and happiness, without the rules and rigidity.

Who should read Body Kindness?

  • Anyone tired of the latest fad diets
  • People looking for tips on living a healthier lifestyle
  • Nutritionists, coaches and psychologists

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Healthy Living Books: Do Breathe by Michael Townsend Williams

Do Breathe

Michael Townsend Williams
Calm Your Mind. Find Focus. Get Stuff Done.
4.5 (398 ratings)

What's Do Breathe about?

Do/Breathe (2015) is a calming antidote to the stressors of contemporary life, offering a simple guide to cultivating balance, honing focus, and learning to be present. Do/Breathe takes you right back to life’s basics – like breathing, eating, and sleeping – to show how adjusting fundamental practices, habits, and mindsets can produce positive, lasting change in your life. 

Who should read Do Breathe?

  • Busy professionals who never seem to reach the end of their to-do lists
  • Dreamers whose fear holds them back from chasing their goals
  • Multitaskers who want to juggle their roles and responsibilities without losing equilibrium

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Healthy Living Books: Period Power by Maisie Hill

Period Power

Maisie Hill
Harness Your Hormones and Get Your Cycle Working For You
4.5 (81 ratings)

What's Period Power about?

Period Power (2019) is your ultimate guide to periods, hormones, and reproductive health. Menstrual health practitioner Maisie Hill explains how your menstrual cycle influences your mood, sleep, and energy and shows how you can harness the power of your hormones to get the most out of each stage of your cycle. Drawing on science and personal experience, Hill equips you with the tools and knowledge to turn your “women’s problems” into period power.

Who should read Period Power?

  • People with periods who are ready to take charge of their menstrual health
  • Girls and women going through puberty, pregnancy, menopause, or other big hormonal changes
  • Non-menstruating people who want to understand their menstruating partners better

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Healthy Living Books: Super Human by Dave Asprey

Super Human

Dave Asprey
The Bulletproof Plan to Age Backward and Maybe Even Live Forever
4.1 (1,137 ratings)

What's Super Human about?

“No supplement can replicate the full spectrum of light humans need from the sun.

Super Human (2019) is a guide to the latest research in longevity. By making basic changes in your diet and adopting cutting-edge anti-aging technology, you can bypass aging for decades to come while looking as good as you feel.

Who should read Super Human?

  • Middle-aged men and women who want to age backwards
  • Young adults suffering from obesity, fatigue, or health problems associated with aging
  • Bulletproof Diet devotees

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Healthy Living Books: Food Fix by Mark Hyman

Food Fix

Mark Hyman
How to Save Our Health, Our Economy, Our Communities, and Our Planet – One Bite at a Time
4.5 (135 ratings)

What's Food Fix about?

Food Fix (2020) shows us how the world's gravest problems, like chronic disease, inequality, and climate collapse, can all be traced back to our food and the way we produce it. Here, American physician Mark Hyman describes what we should do next, setting out the path to healthy eating and regenerative farming. 

Who should read Food Fix?

  • Anyone interested in eating and living well
  • Environmentalists and climate activists
  • Farmers looking to transition to sustainable agriculture

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Healthy Living Books: In the FLO by Alisa Vitti

In the FLO

Alisa Vitti
Unlock Your Hormonal Advantage and Revolutionize Your Life
4.4 (58 ratings)

What's In the FLO about?

In the FLO (2020) outlines a way for women to eat, live, and work in sync with their monthly cycles. Author Alisa Vitti demonstrates how taking charge of your hormonal health can help you unleash your creativity, manage stress, and even improve your sex life.

Who should read In the FLO?

  • People with periods seeking to optimize their health
  • Females of all ages who feel drained or overwhelmed
  • Women who want to reclaim sovereignty over their bodies, relationships, and careers

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Healthy Living Books: Chasing the Sun by Linda Geddes

Chasing the Sun

Linda Geddes
The New Science of Sunlight and How it Shapes Our Bodies and Minds
4.2 (98 ratings)

What's Chasing the Sun about?

Chasing the Sun (2019) delivers a fascinating account of the sun’s influence on our day-to-day lives. Throughout history, humans have worshipped the sun and touted its restorative, healing properties. As author Linda Geddes explains, science clearly shows that the sun is one of the most important elements of our health and well-being.

Who should read Chasing the Sun?

  • Science geeks
  • Winter blues sufferers
  • Healthy lifestyle seekers

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Healthy Living Books: Body by Science by Doug McGuff, John Little

Body by Science

Doug McGuff, John Little
A Research Based Program for Strength Training, Body Building, and Complete Fitness in 12 Minutes a Week
4.6 (388 ratings)

What's Body by Science about?

Body by Science (2009) is a comprehensive guide to building muscle. This handbook is driven by data, and it offers a scientifically proven approach to sculpting a fitter, firmer body. All you’ll need is a few minutes a week.

Who should read Body by Science?

  • Fitness buffs looking to optimize their routine
  • Couch potatoes eager to amp up their physical activity
  • Anyone curious about the science of building up muscle

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Healthy Living Books: Food and Nutrition by P.K. Newby

Food and Nutrition

P.K. Newby
What Everyone Needs to Know
4.0 (265 ratings)

What's Food and Nutrition about?

Food and Nutrition (2018) looks at the science behind what we eat. Based on only the best and most thorough studies, it cuts through the noise and fads to reveal what we really know about healthy eating.

Who should read Food and Nutrition?

  • Anyone interested in what actually constitutes a healthy diet
  • Foodies who want to make better choices
  • People curious about sustainable farming

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Healthy Living Books: The Alcohol Experiment by Annie Grace

The Alcohol Experiment

Annie Grace
A 30-day, Alcohol-Free Challenge to Interrupt Your Habits and Help You Take Control
4.5 (203 ratings)

What's The Alcohol Experiment about?

The Alcohol Experiment (2018) is your practical guide to giving up alcohol for 30 days – or perhaps a lifetime. Packed with science-based tips and personal anecdotes, it offers a new perspective on alcohol and explores why we drink it, what it really does to us, and how we can give it up.

Who should read The Alcohol Experiment?

  • People who’d like to cut down on alcohol, but aren’t sure how
  • Drinkers who’ve tried – and tried – to quit
  • Anyone who wants to change their life for the better

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Healthy Living Books: The End of Food Allergy by Kari Nadeau and Sloan Barnett

The End of Food Allergy

Kari Nadeau and Sloan Barnett
The First Program to Prevent and Reverse a 21st Century Epidemic
4.1 (57 ratings)

What's The End of Food Allergy about?

The End of Food Allergy (2020) shows how recent developments in science and medicine are beginning to solve a problem that has plagued humanity for thousands of years. Combining data-driven research with inspirational storytelling, it provides a window into one of the biggest scientific and medical revolutions of our time.

Who should read The End of Food Allergy?

  • Food allergy sufferers
  • Parents, teachers, and doctors of children with food allergies
  • Anyone interested in food research and scientific stories

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Healthy Living Books: The Energy Plan by James Collins

The Energy Plan

James Collins
Eat Smart, Feel Strong, Perform at Your Peak
4.4 (201 ratings)

What's The Energy Plan about?

The Energy Plan (2019) explores a science-based approach to healthy eating. It examines the latest research from the field of nutrition, and outlines how you can use this information to make better choices about the food you eat. 

Who should read The Energy Plan?

  • Dieters wanting inspiration
  • Gym bunnies looking for fresh insights
  • Those seeking to overhaul their lifestyle

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Healthy Living Books: SuperLife by Darin Olien

SuperLife

Darin Olien
The 5 Simple Fixes That Will Make You Healthy, Fit, and Eternally Awesome
4.3 (204 ratings)

What's SuperLife about?

SuperLife (2015) is the missing manual for your body. By outlining the five life forces fundamental to human well-being, it explains how you can harness these forces to optimize your health, feel amazing, and live long into the future.

Who should read SuperLife?

  • Future-minded people concerned about their long-term health and longevity
  • Young and middle-aged people who are suffering from premature aches and pains
  • People who want to feel their best every day

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Healthy Living Books: Decoding the World by Po Bronson and Arvind Gupta

Decoding the World

Po Bronson and Arvind Gupta
A Roadmap for the Questioner
4.1 (64 ratings)

What's Decoding the World about?

Decoding the World (2020) is a dive into the fascinating world of IndieBio, a biotechnology firm that’s determined to change the world for the better. The long-term health of both people and the planet are at stake – and not just because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Who should read Decoding the World?

  • Science fans excited by fascinating new developments
  • Futurists imagining what lies ahead
  • Philosophy enthusiasts wondering what to do in the modern world

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Healthy Living Books: Breaking Up With Sugar by Molly Carmel

Breaking Up With Sugar

Molly Carmel
A Plan to Divorce the Diets, Drop the Pounds and Live Your Best Life
3.7 (136 ratings)

What's Breaking Up With Sugar about?

What’s it about?

Breaking Up With Sugar (2019) is an empathetic, no-nonsense take on food addiction and unhealthy relationships with sugar and grain flour. Author Molly Carmel tells her story of struggling with obesity and gives readers actionable tips on how to get their relationship with sugar under control, once and for all.

Who should read Breaking Up With Sugar?

Who’s it for?

  • Anyone who knows, deep down, their relationship with sugar is unhealthy
  • People who avoid social gatherings so others won’t judge them for eating
  • Veterans of yo-yo diets

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Healthy Living Books: Head Strong by Dave Asprey

Head Strong

Dave Asprey
The Bulletproof Plan to Boost Brainpower, Increase Focus, and Maximize Performance – in Just Two Weeks
4.3 (150 ratings)

What's Head Strong about?

What’s it about?

Head Strong (2017) is a cutting-edge guide to strengthening and fine-tuning your cognitive powers. From what toxic foods to avoid to the importance of healthy lighting, it leaves no stone unturned in its advice on reaching optimal mental performance.

Who should read Head Strong?

Who’s it for?

  • High-flying businesspeople looking for an edge in the boardroom
  • Health nuts interested in optimizing their brainpower
  • Anyone who struggles with brain fog, procrastination, and lethargy

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Healthy Living Books: Eat to Beat Depression and Anxiety by Drew Ramsey

Eat to Beat Depression and Anxiety

Drew Ramsey
Nourish Your Way to Better Mental Health in Six Weeks
4.3 (415 ratings)

What's Eat to Beat Depression and Anxiety about?

Eat to Beat Depression and Anxiety (2021) is a groundbreaking look at how nutrition can influence mental health. Based on the latest scientific information, it gives the lowdown on the mind-gut connection, inflammation, and keeping your microbiome healthy. 

Who should read Eat to Beat Depression and Anxiety?

  • Those seeking a brain-boosting eating strategy
  • People craving a healthier relationship with food
  • Anyone suffering from depression or anxiety

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Healthy Living Books: Fast This Way by Dave Asprey

Fast This Way

Dave Asprey
Burn Fat, Heal Inflammation, and Eat Like the High-Performing Human You Were Meant to Be
4.6 (429 ratings)

What's Fast This Way about?

Fast This Way (2021) is not just another book touting the benefits of fasting. Instead, it uses the most up-to-date science and the author’s years of experience to outline exactly how to sustainably fast for a long and healthy life.

Who should read Fast This Way?

  • People struggling with diet-related health problems
  • Aspiring biohackers
  • Anyone looking to up their self-discipline game

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Healthy Living Books: The Diet Compass by Bas Kast

The Diet Compass

Bas Kast
The 12-step Guide to Science-based Nutrition for a Healthier and Longer Life
4.7 (194 ratings)

What's The Diet Compass about?

The Diet Compass (2018) boils down the latest research on health, aging, and nutrition into one scientifically-backed program that anyone can apply to their own diet. When the author, Bas Kast, collapsed while jogging at the young age of 40, he decided to radically change his diet and live a healthier lifestyle. The book is a result of years pursuing the question: What really is healthy?

Who should read The Diet Compass?

  • Vegetarians, vegans, and omnivores alike
  • Health-news skeptics
  • Anyone seeking a healthier lifestyle based on the latest peer-reviewed research

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Healthy Living Books: Exercised by Daniel E. Lieberman

Exercised

Daniel E. Lieberman
Why Something We Never Evolved to Do Is Healthy and Rewarding
4.3 (251 ratings)

What's Exercised about?

Exercised (2020) is a cutting-edge account of physical activity, rest, and human health. Drawing on groundbreaking research in the fields of exercise science, evolutionary theory, and anthropology, it presents a unique account of the human body’s needs and abilities.

Who should read Exercised?

  • Fitness fanatics interested in a broader view of health and exercise
  • Exercise-avoiders seeking to change their ways for good
  • Amateur anthropologists and armchair doctors

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Healthy Living Books: Burn by Herman Pontzer

Burn

Herman Pontzer
The Misunderstood Science of Metabolism
4.3 (100 ratings)

What's Burn about?

Burn (2021) shines a light on the science behind metabolism – the way our bodies burn energy. Packed with memorable insights and facts, it draws on the latest metabolic research and delves into the evolutionary history of the human body. 

Who should read Burn?

  • Gym members wondering why they aren’t shifting more weight
  • Would-be dieters unsure of which nutritional plan to follow
  • Natural history buffs

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Healthy Living Books: Stress Less, Accomplish More by Emily Fletcher

Stress Less, Accomplish More

Emily Fletcher
Meditation for Extraordinary Performance
4.5 (397 ratings)

What's Stress Less, Accomplish More about?

Stress Less, Accomplish More (2019) shows how meditation can help busy people accomplish more in their fast-paced lives. In recent years, science has revealed what meditators have known for millennia: this simple tool can be practiced anytime and anywhere to relieve stress, gain mental clarity, and improve performance across your life.

Who should read Stress Less, Accomplish More?

  • High achievers looking to increase productivity
  • Frustrated meditators who want to establish a regular practice
  • Meditation skeptics eager to know what all the fuss is about

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Healthy Living Books: The Comfort Crisis by Michael Easter

The Comfort Crisis

Michael Easter
Embrace Discomfort to Reclaim Your Wild, Happy, Healthy Self
4.5 (225 ratings)

What's The Comfort Crisis about?

The Comfort Crisis (2021) offers a cure for the physical and mental health problems of modern-day life. It’s all about getting comfortable with discomfort, which can mean anything from roughing it in the wilderness to contemplating death.

Who should read The Comfort Crisis?

  • People feeling disillusioned with modern life
  • Restless spirits craving an Into the Wild experience
  • Anyone interested in improving their physical or mental health

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Healthy Living Books: How to Do the Work by Nicole LePera

How to Do the Work

Nicole LePera
Recognize Your Patterns, Heal from Your Past, and Create Your Self
4.6 (544 ratings)

What's How to Do the Work about?

How to Do the Work (2021) is a hands-on guide to healing our bodies and minds. The physical, psychological, and spiritual aspects of our health are all interconnected. By changing how we eat and exercise, engaging in mindfulness and tackling past trauma, we can heal ourselves and transform our relationships.

Who should read How to Do the Work?

  • Spiritual seekers looking for new ways to connect with the world
  • Children of emotionally unavailable parents looking to heal past trauma
  • Anyone who’s tired of feeling sluggish and burnt out

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Healthy Living Books: Set Boundaries, Find Peace by Nedra Glover Tawwab

Set Boundaries, Find Peace

Nedra Glover Tawwab
A Guide to Reclaiming Yourself
4.6 (591 ratings)

What's Set Boundaries, Find Peace about?

Set Boundaries, Find Peace (2021) lays out everything you need to know about boundaries: what they are, why you need them, and how to implement them in your life right now. By breaking down the ins and outs of setting healthy boundaries, these blinks will leave you feeling confident and empowered to finally tackle those thorny conversations that you’ve been avoiding for so long.

Who should read Set Boundaries, Find Peace?

  • People-pleasers who don’t know how to say no
  • Couples that have trouble communicating
  • Anyone who finds setting boundaries especially difficult

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Healthy Living Books: Eat Better, Feel Better by Giada De Laurentiis

Eat Better, Feel Better

Giada De Laurentiis
My Recipes for Wellness and Healing, Inside and Out
4.0 (51 ratings)

What's Eat Better, Feel Better about?

Eat Better, Feel Better (2021) is a guide to cultivating a balanced diet. Based on Giada De Laurentiis’s personal journey to transforming her health, it reveals how you can change your diet to control inflammation and improve your well-being.

Who should read Eat Better, Feel Better?

  • Health-conscious foodies
  • Anyone suffering from burnout, digestive problems, or fatigue
  • Fans of Giada De Laurentiis

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Healthy Living Books: The Energy Paradox by Steven R. Gundry

The Energy Paradox

Steven R. Gundry
What to Do When Your Get-Up-and-Go Has Got Up and Gone
4.2 (128 ratings)

What's The Energy Paradox about?

The Energy Paradox (2021) delves into the hidden causes of fatigue. It explores new theories on healthy living, and outlines the foods, medicines, and everyday products that have a big impact on your energy levels. 

Who should read The Energy Paradox?

  • Dieters looking for inspiration
  • Fans of alternative medicine
  • Anyone who wants more energy

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Healthy Living Books: Move! by Caroline Williams

Move!

Caroline Williams
The New Science of Body Movement and How it Can Set Your Mind Free
4.6 (462 ratings)

What's Move! about?

Move! (2021) is a step-by-step guide to setting your body – and mind – in motion. Drawing on recent exercise science research, it shares actionable tips for boosting creativity, improving mental health, and future-proofing your brain against the many effects of aging.

Who should read Move!?

  • Aspiring exercisers who need some motivation to get moving
  • Workout junkies looking to make the most of their fitness routines
  • Anyone guilty of saying, “I’ll hit the gym . . . tomorrow

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Healthy Living Books: Love People, Use Things by Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus

Love People, Use Things

Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus
Because the Opposite Never Works
4.4 (430 ratings)

What's Love People, Use Things about?

Love People, Use Things (2021) is a manifesto extolling the pleasures of minimalism. This primer explains why living with fewer things can lead to less clutter and more fulfilling relationships.

Who should read Love People, Use Things?

  • Budding hoarders looking to cut back
  • Thrifty savers seeking tips on light living
  • Anyone interested in the practice of minimalism

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Healthy Living Books: The Pegan Diet by Mark Hyman

The Pegan Diet

Mark Hyman
Combine Paleo and Vegan to Stay Fit, Happy and Healthy for Life
4.5 (202 ratings)

What's The Pegan Diet about?

The Pegan Diet (2021) is a simple, science-driven approach to nutrition that blends the best of two popular diets – veganism and paleo. The result? a way of eating that foregrounds vegetables, avoids refined carbohydrates, and makes judicious use of fats and ethically sourced animal products. The benefits of this diet speak for themselves: lower cholesterol, better gut health, more energy, and greater happiness. 

Who should read The Pegan Diet?

  • Dieters looking for a sustainable approach to weight management
  • Would-be healthy eaters who don’t want to go fully meat-free
  • Fast-food addicts who want a fresher, better diet

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Healthy Living Books: Biohack Your Brain by Kristen Willeumier

Biohack Your Brain

Kristen Willeumier
How to Boost Cognitive Health, Performance and Power
4.6 (1,037 ratings)

What's Biohack Your Brain about?

Biohack Your Brain (2020) is a guide to caring for your most essential organ – the brain. Drawing on the latest neuroscientific research, it’s packed with actionable advice on everything from optimizing your diet for brain health to stimulating your gray cells and beating stress. Along the way, it sheds light on how you can start protecting yourself against cognitive diseases like Alzheimer’s.

Who should read Biohack Your Brain?

  • Thinkers and tinkerers
  • The stressed and anxious 
  • Self-improvers

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Healthy Living Books: The Practice of Groundedness by Brad Stulberg

The Practice of Groundedness

Brad Stulberg
A Transformative Path to Success That Feeds – Not Crushes – Your Soul
4.6 (678 ratings)

What's The Practice of Groundedness about?

The Practice of Groundedness (2021) provides some counterbalance to all those self-help books that extol us to never stop optimizing ourselves, becoming more productive, and pushing ourselves toward more success. Drawing from both ancient wisdom and modern science, it identifies six principles of a more grounded way of living. It also tells the personal story of how the author came to understand these principles while struggling to overcome mental health issues.

Who should read The Practice of Groundedness?

  • Highly-driven people feeling burnt out, scattered, or restless
  • Professionals looking for a more sustainable approach to success
  • Anyone who wants to be more grounded

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Healthy Living Books: Feel Great, Lose Weight by Rangan Chatterjee

Feel Great, Lose Weight

Rangan Chatterjee
Long term, simple habits for lasting and sustainable weight loss
4.6 (367 ratings)

What's Feel Great, Lose Weight about?

Feel Great Lose Weight (2020) isn’t just another diet book of quick fixes and fads. Drawing on Dr. Rangan Chatterjee’s expertise, it gives you the tools to be the mechanic of your own health, showing you how to fine-tune your eating habits and lifestyle to lose weight sustainably and feel great for the long term.

Who should read Feel Great, Lose Weight?

  • Fad-diet skeptics
  • Anyone who wants to understand the science of weight loss
  • People seeking a judgment-free, sustainable approach to improving health

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Healthy Living Books: Drop Acid by David Perlmutter

Drop Acid

David Perlmutter
The Surprising New Science of Uric Acid--The Key to Losing Weight, Controlling Blood Sugar, and Achieving Extraordinary Health
4.2 (289 ratings)

What's Drop Acid about?

Drop Acid (2022) is an in-depth exploration of uric acid, a substance increasingly linked to many modern health issues, from obesity and diabetes to hypertension and stroke. Uric acid has long been seen as a precursor to gout and kidney stones, but new research suggests that high levels of uric acid can contribute to many other health issues over the long term. With reference to scientific studies and a three-week “LUV” (Lower Uric Values) diet plan complete with recipes, this Blink will prepare you to optimize your health by reducing foods and behaviors that play a part in raising uric-acid levels.

Who should read Drop Acid?

  • People living with diabetes, hypertension, cardiovascular disease, or gout
  • Health enthusiasts looking to optimize their diet
  • Doctors eager to add more nutritional expertise to their repertoire

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Healthy Living Books: Hooked by Michael Moss

Hooked

Michael Moss
Food, Free Will, and How the Food Giants Exploit Our Addictions
4.2 (288 ratings)

What's Hooked about?

Hooked (2021) explores our complex relationship with processed food. It explains why certain foods leave us wanting more, and reveals how our brain chemistry and our evolutionary biology are exploited by the fast-food industry.

Who should read Hooked?

  • Parents wanting to give their children a healthy start
  • Anyone struggling to lose weight
  • Psychology buffs looking for fresh insights

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Healthy Living Books: The Plant-Based Athlete by Matt Frazier and Robert Cheeke

The Plant-Based Athlete

Matt Frazier and Robert Cheeke
A Game-Changing Approach to Peak Performance
4.5 (285 ratings)

What's The Plant-Based Athlete about?

The Plant-Based Athlete (2021) debunks the myth that our bodies need meat, eggs, and dairy to achieve peak athletic success. Drawing on extensive research and interviews with professional athletes, it shows that a plant-based diet actually results in better performance, recovery time, and overall health.

Who should read The Plant-Based Athlete?

  • Athletes looking to increase energy levels, speed, and recovery times
  • People who want to improve their digestion or lose weight
  • Anyone seeking long-term health for themselves and the planet

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Healthy Living Books: Intuitive Eating by Evelyn Tribole and Elyse Resch

Intuitive Eating

Evelyn Tribole and Elyse Resch
A Revolutionary Anti-Diet Approach
4.3 (301 ratings)

What's Intuitive Eating about?

Intuitive Eating (2012) has two aims: to expose the broken promises of the diet industry and to lay the foundations for a saner approach to healthy eating. It argues that we shouldn’t blindly accept the often screwy constraints of faddish diets – instead, we’d be much better off listening to our own bodies. Unlike our minds, which are far too receptive to irrational ideas about food, our bodies intuitively know what’s best for us. 

Who should read Intuitive Eating?

  • Would-be slimmers tired of always feeling hungry
  • Gastronomes seeking a healthier relationship with what they eat
  • Nutritionists and doctors interested in alternatives to traditional diets

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Healthy Living Books: Brain Food by Lisa Mosconi

Brain Food

Lisa Mosconi
How to Eat Smart and Sharpen Your Mind
4.6 (631 ratings)

What's Brain Food about?

Brain Food (2018) highlights the role nutrition plays in your brain’s health. It explores the incredible brain-gut connection and reveals exactly what to eat and drink to maximize your cognitive power and prevent stress, dementia, and memory loss.

Who should read Brain Food?

  • People who want to transform sluggish minds into sharpshooters
  • Health nuts seeking simple hacks to achieve long-term well-being
  • Those who feel their brains could use a little TLC

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Healthy Living Books: The Expectation Effect by David Robson

The Expectation Effect

David Robson
How Your Mindset Can Change Your World
4.6 (987 ratings)

What's The Expectation Effect about?

The Expectation Effect (2022) explores the connection between our minds, our bodies, and our outcomes. It explores how our expectations can form our realities, and reveals the extent to which self-fulfilling prophecies shape our lives.

Who should read The Expectation Effect?

  • Anyone struggling with a negative mindset
  • Psychology buffs looking for a fresh perspective
  • Health and wellness fans wanting new insights

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Healthy Living Books: How to Meet Your Self by Nicole LePera

How to Meet Your Self

Nicole LePera
The Workbook for Self-Discovery
4.2 (183 ratings)

What's How to Meet Your Self about?

How to Meet Your Self (2022) is a practical guide to self-discovery. These simple exercises can help you to become more conscious, and more in touch with your own body and emotions, ultimately allowing you to discover your true self.

Who should read How to Meet Your Self?

  • Self seekers
  • People who feel stuck on autopilot
  • Anyone who’s unhappy and doesn’t know why

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Healthy Living Books: Clean(ish) by Gin Stephens

Clean(ish)

Gin Stephens
Eat (Mostly) Clean, Live (Mainly) Clean, and Unlock Your Body's Natural Ability to Self-Clean
4.4 (336 ratings)

What's Clean(ish) about?

Clean(ish) (2022) is a guide to living a life that’s free from the pesticides and other toxins in our food and environment. Through anecdotes, tips, and exercises, it gently and compassionately lays out a road map to a cleaner lifestyle.

Who should read Clean(ish)?

  • Health-conscious individuals interested in living a cleaner lifestyle
  • People looking to get stronger or lose weight
  • Anyone who wants to reduce toxicity in their life

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Healthy Living Books: The Power of Fun by Catherine Price

The Power of Fun

Catherine Price
How to Feel Alive Again
4.4 (382 ratings)

What's The Power of Fun about?

The Power of Fun (2021) explains why fun is fundamental to living a happy and healthy life and how to have more of it. Not just any old fun but True Fun – the kind of fun that makes you laugh, smile, and feel alive!

Who should read The Power of Fun?

  • "True Fun" seekers
  • Introverts who want to become fun magnets
  • Anyone who wants SPARKs to fly

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Healthy Living Books: The Power of Pressure by Dane Jensen

The Power of Pressure

Dane Jensen
Why Pressure Isn’t the Problem, It’s the Solution
4.5 (253 ratings)

What's The Power of Pressure about?

The Power of Pressure (2021) takes a deep dive into the world of pressure in all its forms, and how high performers deal with it. By noticing the patterns of both single, peak pressure moments and pressure over the long haul, it’ll provide you with a practical set of tools to start using pressure to your advantage.

Who should read The Power of Pressure?

  • Workers feeling overwhelmed by the daily grind
  • Productivity hackers looking to boost performance under pressure
  • Anyone who has ever been stressed out

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Healthy Living Books: Million Dollar Habits by Brian Tracy

Million Dollar Habits

Brian Tracy
Proven Power Practices to Double and Triple Your Income
4.4 (1,162 ratings)

What's Million Dollar Habits about?

Million Dollar Habits (2017) is the manual to your brain and your life that you never got in school. It explains the “secrets” of success and what you need to do to unlock your full potential.

Who should read Million Dollar Habits?

  • Millionaire wannabes
  • Couch potatoes looking to get fit and healthy 
  • People who want to develop great relationships

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Healthy Living Books: Why We Eat (Too Much) by Andrew Jenkinson

Why We Eat (Too Much)

Andrew Jenkinson
The New Science of Appetite
4.2 (180 ratings)

What's Why We Eat (Too Much) about?

Why We Eat (Too Much) (2021) illuminates the new science of metabolism. An exploration of how our bodies process the calories we eat into the fuel that keeps our cells running, it demolishes old myths about the value of dieting. When we really understand appetite, it argues, we can finally begin eating healthfully rather than attempting to starve our bodies into submission. 

Who should read Why We Eat (Too Much)?

  • Frustrated dieters 
  • Science lovers 
  • Sugar addicts

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Healthy Living Books: The Power of the Downstate by Sara C. Mednick

The Power of the Downstate

Sara C. Mednick
The New Science to Ignite Energy, Enhance Sharpness, and Reclaim Balance
4.7 (573 ratings)

What's The Power of the Downstate about?

The Power of the Downstate (2022) provides a new way of looking at how you sleep, eat, exercise, and relax. Drawing on the author’s groundbreaking research from her sleep and cognition lab, it provides evidence-based tips on how to feel more energized, less stressed, and perform at your best.

Who should read The Power of the Downstate?

  • Those who feel chronically exhausted or stressed
  • People interested in sleep science
  • Anyone interested in deepening their understanding of health and wellness

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Healthy Living Books: Younger Next Year by Chris Crowley & Henry S. Lodge with Allan J. Hamilton

Younger Next Year

Chris Crowley & Henry S. Lodge with Allan J. Hamilton
Live Strong, Fit, Sexy, and Smart – Until You’re 80 and Beyond
4.0 (148 ratings)

What's Younger Next Year about?

Younger Next Year (2019) is an actionable guide to delaying the onset of 70 percent of normal aging signs until well into your final years. It focuses on seven rules for achieving a stronger, healthier, and younger body and mind. 

Who should read Younger Next Year?

  • Retirees who want to regain their youth
  • People close to retirement
  • Anyone craving a healthier lifestyle

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Healthy Living Books: Untangling You by Kerry Howells

Untangling You

Kerry Howells
How can I be grateful when I feel so resentful?
4.5 (269 ratings)

What's Untangling You about?

Untangling You (2021) is a guide to attaining gratitude by way of its conceptual opposite, resentment. Drawing on research, anecdotes, and practical insights, it explores how moving from resentment to gratitude will help you mend relationships and lead a happier, healthier life.

Who should read Untangling You?

  • Leaders looking to boost their staff’s morale and well-being
  • Parents and teachers seeking better ways to approach conflicts with children
  • Anyone who’d like to stop harboring grudges and start repairing interpersonal bridges

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Healthy Living Books: Master Your Core by Bohdanna Zazulak

Master Your Core

Bohdanna Zazulak
A Science-Based Guide to Achieve Peak Performance and Resilience to Injury
4.3 (420 ratings)

What's Master Your Core about?

Master Your Core (2021) provides a holistic overview of how strengthening your core can directly boost your athletic performance and mood while reducing injuries. It offers a scientific explanation of “core stability” and includes breathing, stretching, and dynamic exercises to train your core muscles and improve your overall health.

Who should read Master Your Core?

  • Desk workers who want to improve their posture and mood
  • Injury-adverse athletes looking to boost strength and power
  • Anyone craving sculpted abs with a side of mental well-being

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Healthy Living Books: Codependent No More by Melody Beattie

Codependent No More

Melody Beattie
How to Stop Controlling Others and Start Caring for Yourself
4.5 (367 ratings)

What's Codependent No More about?

Codependent No More (1986) is a modern classic that sheds light on codependent relationships. It’s filled with helpful insights into codependency and outlines some basic tools that people can use to recover.

Who should read Codependent No More?

  • People who are compulsive caretakers
  • Those attracted to dysfunctional relationships
  • Anyone affected by a loved one’s drinking or substance abuse

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Healthy Living Books: Evolve Your Brain by Joe Dispenza

Evolve Your Brain

Joe Dispenza
The Science of Changing Your Mind
4.6 (518 ratings)

What's Evolve Your Brain about?

Evolve Your Brain (2007) dives deep into the human brain and its structures. It demonstrates the power of neuroplasticity to change thinking, behavior, and biology.

Who should read Evolve Your Brain?

  • Curious minds who are, well, curious about their minds
  • Self-help fans seeking brain-based advice on achieving their goals
  • Anyone with a brain wondering why it didn’t come with an owner’s manual

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Healthy Living Books: Man Overboard! by Craig L. Bowron

Man Overboard!

Craig L. Bowron
A Medical Lifeline for the Aging Male
4.0 (36 ratings)

What's Man Overboard! about?

Man Overboard! (2022) is a comprehensive guide to the most common health challenges men are likely to encounter as they get older. It not only explains the difference between low testosterone and erectile dysfunction and what to watch out for with obesity and deadly types of cancer but also provides tools for men to take control of their health to keep living an active life without too many unpleasant surprises.

Who should read Man Overboard!?

  • Men over 40 looking to build on their knowledge of common health problems
  • Anyone interested in healthcare communication
  • People wondering if Viagra is all it professes to be

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Healthy Living Books: Your Turn by Julie Lythcott-Haims

Your Turn

Julie Lythcott-Haims
How to Be an Adult
4.6 (255 ratings)

What's Your Turn about?

Your Turn (2021) is a twenty-first-century guide to adulting – and self-discovery. Stories and insights covering everything from relationships to mental health to money paint a picture of what it means to be a grown-up. Rather than outlining a rigid definition or goal, it offers tools to help you feel empowered and excited about navigating the landscape of adulthood and living a rich, meaningful life.

Who should read Your Turn?

  • Twenty- and thirty-somethings wondering what it really means to “grow up”
  • Millennials who feel overwhelmed by the demands of adulthood
  • Anyone looking to better connect with the young adults in their lives

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Healthy Living Books: Eat It! by Jordan Syatt and Michael Vacanti

Eat It!

Jordan Syatt and Michael Vacanti
The Most Sustainable Diet and Workout Ever Made: Burn Fat, Get Strong, and Enjoy Your Favorite Foods Guilt Free
4.5 (556 ratings)

What's Eat It! about?

Eat It! (2022) offers a sensible, fact-based and reassuring weight-loss program for those of us who are tired of chasing the latest diet trends. You’ll find sound advice and a guilt-free approach to shedding pounds and eating sensibly.

Who should read Eat It!?

  • Anyone trying to lose weight
  • People who’d like a healthier relationship with food
  • Health-conscious individuals

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Healthy Living Books: Emotional Detox by Sherianna Boyle

Emotional Detox

Sherianna Boyle
7 Steps to Release Toxicity and Energize Joy
4.2 (44 ratings)

What's Emotional Detox about?

Emotional Detox (2018) is a guide to processing difficult emotions using the seven-step C.L.E.A.N.S.E. method (Clear, Look inward, Emit, Activate, Nourish, Surrender, and Ease). Using practical exercises, it shows how to tackle negative emotions such as anxiety, anger, and fear in order to live a healthier and happier life.

Who should read Emotional Detox?

  • Anyone struggling emotionally
  • Individuals seeking life-coach tips
  • People interested in alternative psychology

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Healthy Living Books: Juicing for Beginners by Rockridge Press

Juicing for Beginners

Rockridge Press
The Essential Guide to Juicing Recipes and Juicing for Weight Loss
3.6 (7 ratings)

What's Juicing for Beginners about?

Juicing for Beginners (2013) is a comprehensive guidebook that tells you everything you need to know to get started on juicing. It covers the basics of juicing, from its health benefits and machine types, to different beginner-friendly recipes to try. 

Who should read Juicing for Beginners?

  • Those new to juicing
  • People seeking to lose weight
  • Anyone looking to live a healthier lifestyle

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Healthy Living Books: You Can Fix Your Brain by Dr. Tom O'Bryan

You Can Fix Your Brain

Dr. Tom O'Bryan
Just 1 Hour a Week to the Best Memory, Productivity, and Sleep You've Ever Had
4.1 (655 ratings)

What's You Can Fix Your Brain about?

You Can Fix Your Brain (2018) is a step-by-step guide to improving cognitive function and overall brain health. Through dietary choices, environmental adjustments, and other health practices, you can reduce brain fog, enhance your memory, and increase your mental clarity.

Who should read You Can Fix Your Brain?

  • People who are experiencing brain fog or are having trouble concentrating
  • Those who wish to reduce their risk of Alzheimer’s and dementia
  • Anyone who wants to feel sharper and improve their mental function

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Healthy Living Books: Outlive by Peter Attia, with Bill Gifford

Outlive

Peter Attia, with Bill Gifford
The Science and Art of Longevity
4.3 (694 ratings)

What's Outlive about?

Outlive (2023) is a comprehensive guide to living a longer, healthier, and more fulfilling life. Drawing on cutting-edge science and practical advice, it empowers you to optimize your exercise, nutrition, sleep, and emotional health for maximum longevity.

Who should read Outlive?

  • Individuals seeking a healthier, longer life
  • Fitness enthusiasts wanting well-rounded advice
  • Anyone interested in optimizing mental well-being

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Healthy Living Books: Eat to Beat Your Diet by William W. Li

Eat to Beat Your Diet

William W. Li
Burn Fat, Heal Your Metabolism, and Live Longer
4.1 (61 ratings)

What's Eat to Beat Your Diet about?

Eat to Beat Your Diet (2023) is a science-backed guide to healthy weight loss and disease-free living. It reveals surprising links between fat, metabolism, and certain nutrients, showing that eating more of the most beneficial foods is actually the path to increased health and happiness.

Who should read Eat to Beat Your Diet?

  • Those who want to lose weight
  • People looking to stave off chronic disease naturally 
  • Health-conscious foodies

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Healthy Living Books: This Naked Mind by Annie Grace

This Naked Mind

Annie Grace
Control Alcohol, Find Freedom, Discover Happiness & Change Your Life
4.2 (156 ratings)

What's This Naked Mind about?

This Naked Mind (2015) challenges our culture's love affair with alcohol. It offers matter-of-fact, actionable insights that help free drinkers from its perceived hold.

Who should read This Naked Mind?

  • Party animals who want a permanent break
  • Mindful drinkers seeking balance
  • Curious cats who question cultural norms

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Healthy Living Books: Young Forever by Mark Hyman

Young Forever

Mark Hyman
The Secrets to Living Your Longest, Healthiest Life
4.6 (279 ratings)

What's Young Forever about?

Forever Young (2023) challenges the notion that poor health associated with aging is an inevitable part of life. Instead, it provides a roadmap to not only live longer but to enjoy good health until death.

Who should read Young Forever?

  • Young people wanting to set themselves up for a long, healthy life
  • Older people looking to reverse the aging process
  • Those suffering from disease who want to improve their well-being

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Healthy Living Books: Change Your Brain, Change Your Life by Dr. Daniel G. Amen

Change Your Brain, Change Your Life

Dr. Daniel G. Amen
The Breakthrough Program for Conquering Anxiety, Depression, Obsessiveness, Anger, and Impulsiveness
4.0 (415 ratings)

What's Change Your Brain, Change Your Life about?

Unlock your brain's full potential with cutting-edge techniques and personalized brain health approaches detailed in this revised and updated version of the original Change Your Brain, Change Your Life (1999) by Dr. Daniel G. Amen.

Who should read Change Your Brain, Change Your Life?

  • All brain owners
  • Brainiacs seeking to enhance their mind powers
  • Health-conscious people wanting better knowledge of brain health

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Healthy Living Books: Built to Move by Kelly Starrett & Juliet Starrett

Built to Move

Kelly Starrett & Juliet Starrett
The Ten Essential Habits to Help You Move Freely and Live Fully
4.6 (304 ratings)

What's Built to Move about?

Built to Move (2023) is your ultimate guide to building a better, healthier, more functional body. The concept is simple – it provides a handful of simple tests to assess your movement, and a handful of easy-to-follow routines to improve it. Utilizing the latest insights of mobility, sleep, and nutrition science, you’ll learn to keep your body and mind as fit as possible with minimal effort – no matter if you’re a couch potato or a world class athlete. 

Who should read Built to Move?

  • Couch potatoes looking for a minimal movement practice to stay healthy
  • Professional athletes looking to keep their body as fit as possible 
  • Anyone who wants to move better and without pain 

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Healthy Living Books: Fiber Fueled by Will Bulsiewicz

Fiber Fueled

Will Bulsiewicz
The Plant-Based Gut Health Program for Losing Weight, Restoring Your Health, and Optimizing Your Microbiome
4.7 (288 ratings)

What's Fiber Fueled about?

Fiber Fueled (2020) introduces you to your gut microbiome and its importance for your health. It explains how you can keep your microbiome healthy by eating a wide variety of plants.

Who should read Fiber Fueled?

  • Junk-food junkies looking for a way out
  • Weight-conscious folks searching for something that really works
  • Gut microbes that need to train their human to eat healthily

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Healthy Living Books: The 40-Day Sugar Fast by Wendy Speake

The 40-Day Sugar Fast

Wendy Speake
Where Physical Detox Meets Spiritual Transformation
2.3 (374 ratings)

What's The 40-Day Sugar Fast about?

The 40-Day Sugar Fast (2019) is a spiritual journey to having a healthier relationship with food. With Biblical stories, personal anecdotes, and mini-sermons, it shows how putting a distance between yourself and sugar can lead you closer to God.

Who should read The 40-Day Sugar Fast?

  • People looking to eat healthier and feel better
  • Those who follow a Bible-centered lifestyle
  • Individuals searching for a spiritual focus

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Healthy Living Books: Retrain Your Brain by Seth J. Gillihan

Retrain Your Brain

Seth J. Gillihan
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in 7 Weeks
4.3 (517 ratings)

What's Retrain Your Brain about?

Retrain Your Brain (2016) is all about learning practical strategies to break free from negative thought patterns and cultivate a more positive, fulfilling life. Whether you're struggling with anxiety or depression, or just want to improve your overall mental well-being, this guide is a valuable resource for retraining your brain and becoming your best self.

Who should read Retrain Your Brain?

  • Anyone suffering from depression, anxiety, or low mood
  • Life hackers looking for tools to enhance emotional well-being
  • Curious minds interested in the science behind cognitive behavioral therapy

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Healthy Living Books: Gut Feelings by Dr. Will Cole

Gut Feelings

Dr. Will Cole
Healing the Shame-Fueled Relationship Between What You Eat and How You Feel
4.5 (67 ratings)

What's Gut Feelings about?

Gut Feelings (2023) illuminates the vital connections among emotions, the gut microbiome, and health. Taking a holistic approach to body, mind, and mood, the author offers a three-week plan to address the underlying causes of chronic illness, including stress, shame, suboptimal nutrition, and sleep.

Who should read Gut Feelings?

  • Self-help fans looking for mind-body approaches
  • Those looking for more clarity on their relationship with food
  • Wellness gurus looking for the latest on reducing inflammation and enjoying better health

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Healthy Living Books: Meals She Eats by Tom and Rachael Sullivan

Meals She Eats

Tom and Rachael Sullivan
Empowering Advice, Relatable Stories, and 25+ Recipes to Take Control of Your PCOS
4.0 (6 ratings)

What's Meals She Eats about?

Meals She Eats (2023) combines practical advice on PCOS with easy-to-follow recipes to manage the disorder’s symptoms. Drawn from the authors’ own experiences, it shares lifestyle changes and strategies that have proven effective for them. 

Who should read Meals She Eats?

  • Women with PCOS
  • Women suffering from period-related issues 
  • Anyone who wants to eat healthier

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Healthy Living Books: The 12-week Fitness Project by Rujuta Diwekar

The 12-week Fitness Project

Rujuta Diwekar
4.1 (264 ratings)

What's The 12-week Fitness Project about?

The 12-week Fitness Project (2021) offers an alternative to restrictive diets that addresses health beyond the scale, creating sustainable change that draws on time-tested wisdom to improve overall well-being.

Who should read The 12-week Fitness Project?

  • Frustrated dieters wondering why restriction seems to work against them
  • Wellness seekers looking for better sleep, more energy and better digestion
  • Those looking to incorporate more variety in their diets while creating sustainable lifestyle change

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Healthy Living Books: Superhuman by Habit by Tynan

Superhuman by Habit

Tynan
A Guide to Becoming the Best Possible Version of Yourself, One Tiny Habit at a Time
4.3 (667 ratings)

What's Superhuman by Habit about?

Superhuman by Habit (2014) is a simple guide to creating habits that’ll lead to positive, lasting change. Drawing on personal anecdotes and well-known examples, it covers how to choose and build a habit, and shares several common habits that can lead to a healthier, happier future.

Who should read Superhuman by Habit?

  • Anyone who wants to improve their day-to-day
  • Self-starters looking to upgrade themselves
  • People who’ve struggled in the past to build good habits

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Healthy Living Books: Ayurveda by Vasant Lad

Ayurveda

Vasant Lad
The Science of Self-Healing - A Practical Guide
4.0 (35 ratings)

What's Ayurveda about?

Ayurveda (1984) explores the ancient Indian art of healing and wellness, offering an enlightening guide to achieving harmony in body, mind, and spirit. It presents practical instructions on customizing diet, exercise, and sleep routines based on one’s unique physical constitution, or dosha. Through Ayurveda, all of us can find a pathway to a healthier, more balanced life. 

Who should read Ayurveda?

  • Holistic health practitioners looking to incorporate Ayurveda into their lives
  • People looking for a comprehensive, natural approach to health and wellness
  • Spiritual seekers wanting a deeper understanding of the mind-body-spirit connection

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Healthy Living Books: The Joy of Saying No by Natalie Lue

The Joy of Saying No

Natalie Lue
A Simple Plan to Stop People-Pleasing, Reclaim Your Boundaries, and Say Yes to the Life You Want
4.2 (121 ratings)

What's The Joy of Saying No about?

The Joy of Saying No (2022) is a practical guide for people pleasers. It explains what people pleasing is, why it impacts well-being, the different ways it manifests in behaviors, and how it can be overcome, so that people can live more authentically.

Who should read The Joy of Saying No?

  • Life-long people pleasers 
  • Individuals who struggle to say no or set healthy boundaries
  • People aged 20 to 80, who were raised in the Age of Obedience

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Healthy Living Books: Ultra-Processed People by Chris van Tulleken

Ultra-Processed People

Chris van Tulleken
The Science Behind the Food That Isn't Food
2.9 (93 ratings)

What's Ultra-Processed People about?

Ultra-Processed People (2023) exposes the alarming dominance of ultra-processed foods in today’s diets. It uncovers the hidden consequences of these foods on our health, environment, and societal norms, and explores solutions to transform our current food culture.

Who should read Ultra-Processed People?

  • Health enthusiasts 
  • Parents seeking to provide the best nutritional choices for their children
  • Doctors and nutritionists

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Healthy Living Books: Breaking the Cycle by George N. Collins with Andrew Adleman

Breaking the Cycle

George N. Collins with Andrew Adleman
Free Yourself from Sex Addiction, Porn Obsession, and Shame
4.0 (22 ratings)

What's Breaking the Cycle about?

Breaking the Cycle (2011) outlines a series of tried and tested exercises that widen the gap between sex addicts and their compulsive sexual behaviors. Sticking to these techniques builds confidence in sex addicts to move on from their obsession toward a richer life that prioritizes their wellbeing and relationships.

Who should read Breaking the Cycle?

  • People trying to overcome sex and porn addiction
  • People trying to understand the nature of sex addiction
  • Counselors or anyone trying to help a sex addict

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Healthy Living Books: Allen Carr's Easy Way to Quit Emotional Eating by Allen Carr

Allen Carr's Easy Way to Quit Emotional Eating

Allen Carr
Set Yourself Free from Binge-Eating and Comfort-Eating
4.2 (184 ratings)

What's Allen Carr's Easy Way to Quit Emotional Eating about?

Allen Carr's Easy Way to Quit Emotional Eating (2019) guides compulsive eaters past the mental traps that lead to overindulgence. It applies the "Easyway" method which has already helped millions quit smoking and expands on it to uncover the psychological roots of our unhealthy impulses, freeing us to rediscover balanced eating habits.

Who should read Allen Carr's Easy Way to Quit Emotional Eating?

  • Emotional eaters looking to quit
  • Individuals skeptical about willpower-based methods
  • Anyone looking to adopt healthier eating habits

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Healthy Living Books: Eat More, Live Well by Megan Rossi

Eat More, Live Well

Megan Rossi
Enjoy Your Favourite Food and Boost Your Gut Health with The Diversity Diet
4.5 (200 ratings)

What's Eat More, Live Well about?

Eat More, Live Well (2021) offers a fresh take on the diet and health connection, building on the importance of a diverse and thriving gut microbiome for health, well-being, and longevity.

Who should read Eat More, Live Well?

  • Frustrated calorie counters looking for a tastier way to health
  • Scientific minds curious about the relationship between gut microbes and well-being
  • Anyone looking for a more sustainable way to lose weight, increase energy, and live with more abundant health

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Healthy Living Books: Worthy of Her Trust by Stephen Arterburn & Jason B. Martinkus

Worthy of Her Trust

Stephen Arterburn & Jason B. Martinkus
What You Need to Do to Rebuild Sexual Integrity and Win Her Back
3.2 (138 ratings)

What's Worthy of Her Trust about?

Worth of Her Trust (2014) is a guide for men looking to restore trust in a marriage damaged by infidelity. With exercises and tools based on counseling techniques, it offers practical advice for rebuilding connection and intimacy – and hope that, with sincere effort, even the most difficult challenges can be overcome.

Who should read Worthy of Her Trust?

  • Men whose relationships with their wives have broken down
  • Men seeking to understand how they can rebuild trust after infidelity
  • Men looking to proactively sidestep marital problems

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Healthy Living Books: Quit Like a Woman by Holly Whitaker

Quit Like a Woman

Holly Whitaker
The Radical Choice to Not Drink in a Culture Obsessed with Alcohol
3.5 (15 ratings)

What's Quit Like a Woman about?

Quit Like a Woman (2019) encourages women to reconsider their relationship with alcohol, uncovering the misogynist underpinnings of how alcohol is packaged and marketed to women and proposing a new, feminist road map to sobriety. Through personal anecdotes, insights, and research, the narrative provides a road map for individuals seeking a path to sobriety that aligns more closely with their own experiences and identities.

Who should read Quit Like a Woman?

  • Women who feel increasingly dependent on alcohol to wind down and relax 
  • Newly sober women eager for guidance on this exciting journey
  • Women in recovery who are tired of patriarchal programme-speak

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Healthy Living Books: Yoga Nidra Made Easy by Uma Dinsmore-Tuli & Nirlipta Tuli

Yoga Nidra Made Easy

Uma Dinsmore-Tuli & Nirlipta Tuli
Deep Relaxation Practices to Improve Sleep, Relieve Stress and Boost Energy and Creativity
4.2 (9 ratings)

What's Yoga Nidra Made Easy about?

Yoga Nidra Made Easy (2022) explores the roots and techniques of the practice of Yoga Nidra, or yogic sleep. This practice of meditation exploring the hypnagogic state between wakefulness and sleep boasts an impressive list of verified benefits, from stress relief and better sleep to boosting critical thinking, self-reflection, and creativity.

Who should read Yoga Nidra Made Easy?

  • Anyone who is looking for an easy meditation practice – no guru required
  • Those looking for better sleep, stress relief, or personal insight
  • Yoga or fitness fans looking for more mind-body connection  

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Healthy Living Books: No Time to Panic by Matt Gutman

No Time to Panic

Matt Gutman
How I Curbed My Anxiety and Conquered a Lifetime of Panic Attacks
4.3 (24 ratings)

What's No Time to Panic about?

No Time to Panic (2023) is a personal exploration of the causes and treatments of panic attacks. It’s grounded in the latest science and informed by interviews with leading specialists in the field. 

Who should read No Time to Panic?

  • People who suffer from panic attacks, anxiety, or related disorders
  • Those close to someone who has a panic disorder
  • Anyone who’s interested in psychology, evolutionary biology, or neuroscience

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Healthy Living Books: Scarcity Brain by Michael Easter

Scarcity Brain

Michael Easter
Fix Your Craving Mindset and Rewire Your Habits to Thrive with Enough
4.1 (63 ratings)

What's Scarcity Brain about?

Scarcity Brain (2023) reveals how our ancient scarcity mindset now backfires in a world of abundance. Michael Easter traveled the world consulting innovators on tactics to counter scarcity cues – from a Las Vegas slot machine designer detecting triggers to coffee-making monks finding happiness in alone time. By understanding our cravings, we can shake the worst habits and use what we have better for a more satisfying life.

Who should read Scarcity Brain?

  • People looking to break bad habits and addictions
  • Those interested in the science behind human behavior
  • Anyone seeking to take control of their life and live more fully

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Healthy Living Books: Spoon-Fed by Tim Spector

Spoon-Fed

Tim Spector
Why almost everything we've been told about food is wrong
3.9 (54 ratings)

What's Spoon-Fed about?

Spoon-Fed (2020) explores the widespread confusion and misinformation about nutrition, shedding light on the dearth of substantial scientific support for many prevailing food myths. The book delves into the influence exerted by the food industry on government dietary recommendations and urges readers to critically assess diet plans, official advice, and food labels, prompting a reevaluation of their relationship with food.

Who should read Spoon-Fed?

  • Those looking to develop a healthier diet and lifestyle
  • People with dietary restrictions or conditions
  • Skeptics of fad diets and food marketing

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Healthy Living Books: Moms on Call by Laura Hunter & Jennifer Walker

Moms on Call

Laura Hunter & Jennifer Walker
Basic Baby Care 0-6 Months
3.0 (1 ratings)

What's Moms on Call about?

Moms on Call (2012) offers invaluable insights from experienced nurses into the multifaceted world of parenthood. Dive deep into expert advice on sleep routines, feeding regimens, health challenges, and child safety. Empower yourself with tried-and-true strategies, ensuring confidence and calm on your parenting journey.

Who should read Moms on Call?

  • New parents seeking sleep and feeding routines
  • Caregivers wanting infant health tips
  • Pediatric nursing and childcare students

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Healthy Living Books: Wear It Well by Allison Bornstein

Wear It Well

Allison Bornstein
Reclaim Your Closet and Rediscover the Joy of Getting Dressed
3.4 (23 ratings)

What's Wear It Well about?

Wear It Well (2023) is a guide to using fashion as a tool for self-discovery and self-expression. Discover your personal style using the Three-Word Method and AB Closet-Editing System, curate a wardrobe that reflects your authentic self, eliminate items that don't fit your lifestyle, and create sustainable looks by shopping your closet. 

Who should read Wear It Well?

  • Fashion enthusiasts
  • People wanting to discover their personal style
  • Anyone who wishes getting dressed was easier and more fun

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