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Books: Self-Help / Self-Improvement

In My Grandfather's Garden 
by Timothy G. Spokes . In My Grandfather's Garden
Timothy G. Spokes


The Hidden Gifts of Dyslexia, Difference and Death

Can your difficulties become stepping stones to a successful future? Can a young boy overcome a serious reading difficulty and achieve beyond all expectations?

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 978-1-925681-11-6


The Running Machine 
by Pete Garbutt . Violence in a Box
Helen Austin


Helen grew up in a house, not much bigger than a box, which had domestic violence oozing from every corner. The source of this violence was her father, Jack, and she was powerless to escape or change her situation. Violence in a Box invites you to step into Helen’s childhood world and experience life with a father who instils fear and terror, every day, into the lives of his wife and children.

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 978-1-925590-78-4


The Running Machine 
by Pete Garbutt . Stuff you should know about Rheumatoid Arthritis
Dr Irwin Lim


This valuable resource will help you understand what your rheumatology team is thinking. One that will better help you appreciate aspects of rheumatoid arthritis so you can have better conversations about your management with family, friends and your health support team.

Format: Paperback / eBook
ISBN: 978-1-925590-51-7


Your Relationship is Your Greatest Asset 
by Dr Christian Heim . Your Relationship is Your Greatest Asset
Dr Christian Heim


If you want your relationship to be better, this book is for you. If you’re on the verge of divorce or separation, this book is for you. This is for people who want to keep their long-term relationship. You can keep it together and keep it great. These five steps will help nurture your relationship in this crazy world.

Format: Paperback / eBook
ISBN: 978-1-925590-59-3


The Running Machine 
by Pete Garbutt . The Running Machine
Pete Garbutt

A Users Guide
One of the biggest hurdles for many would-be runners, is that they have simply lost the joy that they once had; whether it was before their last injury, or when they were a child.
The Running Machine is all about reclaiming that joy. It is not about being the fastest, although many have learned to better their times with this advice. It is not about running the furthest; although many have found that they can run beyond their previous limits.

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 978-1-925590-01-2


Healing From Your Divorce by Karen Klenner . Healing From Your Divorce
Karen Klenner

8 Practical Steps
When your marriage breaks down it might, for a while, break your heart. Don't let it break your spirit. Everyone expects their marriage to last forever. When it doesn't, it is such a huge let down from what is expected. Some marriages simply can't work. This manual is most suitable for men and women who have been left by their spouse and are now going through the divorce process. It is also suitable for anyone going through a divorce or anyone who has been divorced and can’t seem to heal.

Format: Paperback / eBook
ISBN: 978-1-925515-95-4



Live Another Day? 
by Michelle Ann . Live Another Day?
Michelle Ann


Do you feel that no one understands the’ real’ you? Do you feel that there is nowhere left to turn, no place else left to explore, no hope for your future? Do you sometimes feel there is nothing left to live for? This is not just a self help book, but a secret journey through the mind.
Through beauty and pain, through self discoveries and adversities; as Michelle travels and reflects and discovers new people, new starts, new places and new truths. It is a search for the reader to discover themselves and rediscover hope. But, is it too late for Michelle......?

Format: Paperback / eBook
ISBN: 978-1-925590-05-0


Storytelling for Job Interviews by Gabrielle Dolan . Storytelling for Job Interviews
Gabrielle Dolan

How to use Stories, Nail an Interview and Land your Dream Job
Do you go for lots of interviews but fail to get the job? Ever been told you don’t have the ‘right fit’ for the organisation? Maybe you’re new to the workforce, or returning after an extended break and struggling to make an impression? You have less than 60 minutes to stand out from all the other candidates in an interview. Don’t waste time stating all the boring facts from your resume and failing to connect with your interviewer.

Format: Paperback / eBook
ISBN: 978-1-925442-60-1


Five Steps to Men’s Mental Health 
by Dr Matthew Anderson . Five Steps to Men’s Mental Health
Dr Matthew Anderson

This book is for every man who wants to make his mind a better place.
Men leave it far too late to seek help, especially for mental health issues. I understand this, I am a man. This book helps you take the bull by the horns and take charge of your wellness well before you need to see a psychiatrist like me. It will help you if you already have been diagnosed.

Format: Paperback / eBook
ISBN: 978-1-925515-51-0


I am... I can... I will by Bianca G. Plunkett Gooley . I am... I can... I will
Bianca G. Plunkett Gooley

A Young Mother’s Journey through Triple Negative Breast Cancer.
‘I am... I can... I will’ is about being diagnosed with cancer and then working out the best chance of surviving it. Mixed with humour, compassion, hope and resilience, the author's wish is for her autobiography is to be of support to people who may find themselves on a similar yet unwanted journey, and to know they are not alone.

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 978-1-925515-50-3


The Statistical Life of Me 
Emily Higgins . The Statistical Life of Me
Emily Higgins

A statistics-based journal
This book is a book of statistics: Your Statistics. Record your moods, habits, diet, thoughts, screen-time, vices, relationships, and so on. Cross reference any statistics to discover life patterns you never knew existed. Get to know yourself.

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 978-1-925442-54-0


The Lazy Way to Overcome Procastination in Five Easy Steps (but some are hard) by Dr Christian Heim . The Lazy Way to Overcome Procrastination in Five Easy Steps (but some are hard)
Dr Christian Heim

Do you want to stop procrastinating? Don’t want to put in the effort? This book’s for you. I’m a psychiatrist who’s worked with thousands of people. Many of those people procrastinate. So do well people. I’ll share with you tips which have helped. Let’s face it, overcoming procrastination isn’t easy; but a lazy way will make it more fun. If it’s fun it can’t be too much work, right? It’ll be worth it.

Format: Paperback / eBook
ISBN:978-1-925442-08-3


Life Interrupted
 by Teisha Rose . Life Interrupted
Teisha Rose

My journey from hurdle to hope

“Reading Life Interrupted could prove to be a life changing experience for those dealing with hurdles such as Teisha’s, and invaluable to all who want to change the way they deal with the obstacles that life presents.”

Format: Paperback / eBook
ISBN:978-1-925341-32-4


Without My Mum by Leigh Van Der Horst . Without My Mum
Leigh Van Der Horst

Learning to live with a grateful heart after loss and grief
The motherless mother’s heart needs to know that she can and will move through grief to reclaim a fulfilling, grateful and loving life. Without My Mum addresses this need by providing a definitive source of emotional and practical resources specifically for women dealing with the loss of their mum.

Format: Paperback / eBook / Hardcover
ISBN:978-1-925209-44-0


Transform Your Life
 by Fiona Briffa . Transform Your Life
Fiona Briffa

How to find your Purpose, reach your Potential and live with Joy
Fiona Briffa has demystified and simplified the process of personal development and life change in this inspiring ‘how to’ book. After completely transforming her own life, she spent years studying and coaching others. In this book, she shares her struggles, triumphs and her easy-to-use self-assessment and planning tools.

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 978-1-925209-62-4


From the Streets to a Millionaire by Jason Grossman . From the Streets to a Millionaire
Jason Grossman

How to turn adversity into massive success

From the Streets to a Millionaire is simply a story with inspiration and tools an everyday person can easily use no matter where you are in life right now to face adversity and achieve massive success.

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 978-1-925341-07-2


Beyond Pain
 by Anjelo Ratnachandra . Beyond Pain
Anjelo Ratnachandra

Conquer your pain, reclaim your life
Beyond Pain is a unique three-part book written by award-winning physiotherapist, Anjelo Ratnachandra. The first part takes you on Ratnachandra's own extraordinary journey of pain, suffering and recovery. The second part offers his profound knowledge of pain and best-practice pain management, both as a medical professional and as a chronic pain sufferer. The third part is his successful program that, if followed correctly, has guaranteed benefit.

Format: Paperback / eBook
ISBN:978-1-925171-69-3
RRP: $24.95


Couldn’t Wouldn’t Didn’t by Wilamina Falkenhagen by Dr Alistair Begg . Couldn’t Wouldn’t Didn’t
Wilamina Falkenhagen

Insights into the lives of women who never gave birth.
What if you never have a baby? Will you live a perfectly fulfilled life or will you regret it?
This book explores the lives of ten everyday women ranging in age, profession, relationship status and upbringing that either by choice or circumstance have one thing in common, they have not given birth. Some struggled with their decision, some fought their biological stirrings, and others accepted it. This is a must read book for any woman faced with the life-altering question – will I have a baby?

Format: Paperback / eBook
ISBN:978-1-925209-15-0
RRP: $24.95


Eve's 30 Dates by Eve Wilson + Michelle Manning . Eve's 30 Dates
Eve Wilson + Michelle Manning

Chronicles on an Internet Dater

Eve’s 30 Dates is an honest, funny, crazy and romantic look at the world of internet dating with some very helpful tips along the way.

Two marriages down and aged 40, Eve decides to delve into THE INTERNET DATING WORLD!

Format: Paperback / eBook
ISBN:978-1-925171-66-2
RRP: $19.95


Claim Your Wildness by Dr Les Higgins . Claim Your Wildness
Dr Les Higgins


Claim Your Wildness is essential reading for everyone interested in the contribution nature can make to their physical, mental and social well-being. It will be especially welcomed by parents, teachers and others concerned about children’s declining exposure to the natural world. The book has great relevance also for people who are intuitively aware that nature is good for them but have yet to discover the extent of that “goodness” and how to tap into it.

Format: . eBook
ISBN:978-1-925086-81-2
RRP: $8.99


What Should I Eat For My Heart
 by Dr Alistair Begg . What Should I Eat For My Heart
Dr Alistair Begg

The Guide for Healthy Eating for Heart Problems

The basis of this book lies in the inescapable fact that what we do with our bodies has a major impact on our heart and our health. Many people have asked me over my years in private cardiology practice for advice on diet, exercise and weight management. I therefore sought to develop a resource to which people can refer when trying to reduce the risk factors that lead to heart disease.

Format: eBook
ISBN:978-1-925086-95-9
RRP: $9.99.


The Truth about Diet and Exercise by Adam Gardner . The Truth about Diet and Exercise
Adam Gardner


Simple and easy to understand facts about diet and exercise that people of any age can benefit from. Also focussing on how the human species has evolved, and how our dietary and physical activity levels have changed dramatically over the last two hundred years. These negative lifestyle choices can be changed easily with the right education in society. The result, happier, healthier, and wiser future generations.

Paperback + eBook
ISBN:978-1-925171-27-3
RRP: $16.95


Unravel by Greg Ralls . Unravel: To Unwell and Back
Greg Ralls

The memoir of an ordinary Australian diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia

This is the story of an ordinary Australian, a boy from rural Victoria who excelled academically, who as a young man earned double degrees with honours from The University of Melbourne before moving across the continent to Western Australia to work for a successful consulting engineering firm. Four years after moving his world fell apart: he was unwell, lost his job, and was admitted to hospital.

Format: Paperback
ISBN:978-1-922204-63-9
RRP: $24.95.


A Balance of Self by Dr Winfried Sedhoff M.D. . A Balance of Self
Dr Winfried Sedhoff M.D.

A new approach to self understanding, lasting happiness, and self-truth.

A balanced life is something we all yearn for, but it can only be honestly achieved through a balance of self. This important book gently and sensitively guides us towards our inner self and shows us step by step how we can rescue, resuscitate and nurture our real identity back to health.

Format: Paperback
ISBN:978-19217874-5-4
RRP: $34.95


The Art and Science of Stuffing Up Your Life  by Helena Phillips . The Art and Science of Stuffing Up Your Life
Helena Phillips

Helena Phillips (MA) has been a psychologist/psychotherapist, writer and teacher for over thirty years. She is a Master Clinician with the Australian Association of Relationship Counsellors and currently edits the Newsletter Couplings. Publications include "The Place in Between: living and relating with passion" Vivid Publishing (2011). Helena writes for the column 'Practice Wisdom' in the journal "Psychotherapy in Australia".

Format: Paperback
ISBN:978-1-922022-40-0
RRP: $19.95


Forever 21 by  Kathy Divine . Forever 21
Kathy Divine

The Empowering Guide to Reclaiming Your Youth, Beauty, Health, Happiness and Spirituality.
Forever 21 is the empowering guide to reclaiming your youth, beauty, health, happiness and spirituality. The eight Forever 21 Principles give you the tools you need to create a happier and healthier you! If you are ready to reclaim your power and reach your full potential on every level, this is the book for you!

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 978-1-921787-29-4
RRP: $24.95


Release the Seed  by Paul Berry . Release the Seed
Paul Berry

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Six Steps to Embracing Your Inner Travel Bug
WARNING! Reading this book may cause you to quit your job, leave your partner and blow your savings on the adventure of a lifetime. If a trip overseas for you usually entails any of the following, then this just may be the book you’ve been waiting for.

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 978-1-921787-59-1
RRP: $34.95


. . Beyond Belief
James F. Coyle
THE ULTIMATE MIND-POWER MANUAL

If you were told that you could use your mind to influence a slot machine or dice fall....would you find this beyond belief? If you were told that you could use your mind in a telepathic manner to influence the thinking pattern of another individual or group of people...would you believe it?

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 978-1-921787-17-1
RRP: $49.95


The Ultimate Self-Help Manual by 
James F. Coyle . The Ultimate Self-Help Manual
James F. Coyle

The 6 programs presented in this compilation were developed by the AUSTRALIAN MIND-POWER RESEARCH FOUNDATION and have produced spectacular lifestyle changes for those followed the processes described. Much of the knowledge will be brand new...... you will probably be unaware of it. If you slowly wind your way through the protocols described your life will change!

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781922204394
RRP: $32.95


Raoul Kent: A Life of Mastery Haydn Ellis . Raoul Kent: A Life of Mastery
Haydn Ellis

Tales and teachings from the extraordinary life of martial artist and healer Raoul Kent

“It’s only a matter of realising there are certain basic principles to follow when fighting. When you’re driving a car and you want the car to turn the corner you don’t get out of the car, lift it and carry it around the corner. When you want to control a person you don’t have to fight the whole body. You attack one portion of the body and take control by exerting pain. Everybody responds to pain.” - Raoul Kent

Format: Hardcover, Paperback + eBook
ISBN: 9781921787485
RRP: $29.95


Herbs for Healing by Wendy Trow . Herbs for Healing
Wendy Trow

A beginners guide to growing, storing and using herbs

Herbs for Healing has been written for busy people who just want to know the facts, therefore the layout and alphabetical index are designed to help you locate ailments quickly.

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780646560335
RRP: $19.95


In Your Face by Elizabeth McNish . In Your Face
Elizabeth McNish

The magical method of making the move from mediocre to mesmerising
“It is your attitude not your aptitude that determines your altitude...”
With this piece of home-spun wisdom Elizabeth Macnish begins her guidebook on how to pick yourself off the floor after life has dealt you a stunning blow. Elizabeth writes with the victim’s experience. This gives her advice the aura of present-day reality and good sense and that makes her book worth reading.

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781921787195
RRP: $24.95


Your Professional Headspace  by Scott Charlton . Your Professional Headspace
Scott Charlton

Achieving career success and personal fulfilment as a professional in practice

Too busy looking after clients to consider yourself? Feel like you're in a washing machine, wrung out at the end of the spin cycle? If so, parking your soul at the door of the office each day and going through the motions is not the answer.

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781921787553
RRP: $34.95


Advice for a Young Surgeon  by John C. Hall . Advice for a Young Surgeon
John C. Hall

This instructive short book is born from the day-to-day experiences of a successful academic surgeon.

Divided into forty-two concise essays, this small book contains straight forward pragmatic advice about the development of a surgical career. It complements the usual surgical texts and details the hurdles that need to be overcome to be become an expert surgeon. It is full of wisdom borne of experience.

Format: Paperback + eBook
ISBN: 9781922022042
RRP: $24.95


No Boundaries by Nobel M. Pasi . No Boundaries
Nobel M. Pasi

Zimbabwean Migrants Abroad: Exploring strategies and solutions for life in diaspora

No Boundaries offers penetrating insights into the struggles of everyday life in the Diaspora, along with solutions to the challenges of living abroad. Part psychological self-help guide and part sociological analysis, No Boundaries is a must-read for every Zimbabwean migrant, as well as those wishing to migrate and those relatives and friends left behind.

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781921787232
RRP: $29.95


Chinese by Numbers  by David Pearce . Chinese by Numbers
David Pearce

The ultimate method to find Chinese characters fast
Chinese by Numbers presents the ultimate method to find Chinese characters fast. It does some things that no other Chinese reference book has ever tried. With more characters and its unique features it is the salvation of any person reading Chinese and frequently looking up new characters.

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781922022240
RRP: $32.95


Chinese by Numbers  by David Pearce . It's Not About You at Work!
Sharon Muggivan


This book has the potential to change lives, to enhance job satisfaction and prevent people from leaving a good job due to people and personality issues. When a person complains about the workplace situation they often forget about their own responsibility to work effectively or communicate effectively in the workplace. You may not be able to change the people around you but you can change the way you respond to those around you.

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780980757811
RRP: $24.95


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Authors
David Hocking
Erica Williams
Angela Peris
Dr Carol Peircey / Helen Bailey
Maung Myo Sein
Jen Ko
Annette Kwan
Amy Rorke
Tapestry Writers Group
Julia Zed
Pastor George Mfula
Nigel Gray
Cedric Baxter
K. Parkinson