Looking after our general well-being and mental health is one of the most important things you can do. It helps us lead a happy and fulfilled life – sleep included!
Sometimes the world can get on top of us, and things can seem a little overwhelming. There are lots of steps you can take to focus and work on your wellbeing. One of our favourites, is to immerse yourself in a book designed to help with just that!
Best book for self-care
Good Vibes, Good Life: How Self-Love Is the Key to Unlocking Your Greatness – Vex King
This book is a really easy way to implement some self-care into your daily routine – something we would all benefit from in one way or another! This revolutionary book includes inspirational messages, beautiful illustrations, and universal wisdom to help you manifest positive vibes.
Best book on mental health
Why Has Nobody Told Me This Before? – Dr Julie Smith
Described as the psychology teacher you wish you’d had at school thanks to its grounded, no-frills approach to the discussion around mental health. Drawing on years of experience as a clinical psychologist, online sensation Dr Julie Smith shares all the skills you need to get through life’s ups and downs.
Best book for meditation
The Power of Letting Go: How to drop everything that’s holding you back – John Purkiss
The perfect book if you’ve been thinking about starting meditation but have no idea where to begin. In The Power of Letting Go, John Purkiss explains why we should let go and how we can do it, using proven techniques to make things happen.
Best book for that feel-good feeling
All On The Board
If you’ve got an Instagram account, chances are you’ll have seen one of the famous All On The Board quotes on your feed at some point. The very clever work of 2 TFL employees Jeremy and Ian have the simple aim of making Londoners smile on their commute to work by writing inspirational and creative messages on the service information boards. This book showcases a collection of their best messages and is guaranteed to put a smile on your face, perfect for a daily dose of happiness.
Best book for reflecting
The Reflective Journal – Barbara Bassot
Not all well-being books have to be full of information or helpful advice – sometimes it’s up to us to populate the book and reflect on what we’ve written, which in turn can help improve our overall well-being and mental health. The Reflective Journal is a thoughtful and encouraging introduction to critically reflective practice.