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  • The Lasting Connection

    Developing Love and Compassion for Yourself and Your Partner

    A love that lasts is all about choosing to stay connected.Struggling with your relationship is normal. Many of us lash out at our partner, we blame them when things go wrong, and we fear rejection, criticism and failure. So how do you get back the kindness and connection that once made you both so close?In The Lasting Connection, clinical psychologist and couples therapist Michaela Thomas explains ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • The Hero

    by Lee Child ...
    WHAT MAKES A HERO? WHO BETTER TO ANSWER THAT QUESTION THAN LEE CHILD…‘It’s Lee Child. Why would you not read it?’ Karin Slaughter‘I don't know another author so skilled at making me turn the page’ The TimesIn his first work of nonfiction, the creator of the multimillion-selling Jack Reacher series explores the endurance of heroes from Achilles to Bond, showing us how this age-old myth is a ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • Why Buddhism is True

    The Science and Philosophy of Meditation and Enlightenment

    by Robert Wright ...
    From one of America’s most brilliant writers, a New York Times bestselling journey through psychology, philosophy, and lots of meditation to show how Buddhism holds the key to moral clarity and enduring happiness.At the heart of Buddhism is a simple claim: The reason we suffer—and the reason we make other people suffer—is that we don’t see the world clearly. At the heart of Buddhist meditative ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Behave

    The bestselling exploration of why humans behave as they do

    Why do human beings behave as they do?'Awe-inspiring... You will learn more about human nature than in any other book I can think of' Henry Marsh, bestselling author of Do No HarmWe are capable of savage acts of violence but also spectacular feats of kindness: is one side of our nature destined to win out over the other?Every act of human behaviour has multiple layers of causation, spiralling back ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Somebody I Used to Know

    A Richard and Judy Book Club Pick


    $15.99 AUD

  • The Compassionate Mind

    'Wise and perceptive. [It] teaches self-compassion and the consolations of kindness. I recommend it.'SALLY BRAMPTON, author of Shoot the Damn DogDEVELOP YOUR FEELINGS OF COMPASSION AND INCREASE YOUR SENSE OF WELL-BEINGIn societies that encourage us to compete with each other, compassion is often seen as a weakness. Striving to get ahead, self-criticism, fear, and hostility towards others seem to ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • How to Be Human

    The Manual

    by Ruby Wax ...
    *FROM THE NUMBER ONE BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF FRAZZLED*A three way encounter between a Monk, a neuroscientist and Ruby Wax sounds like the set up for a joke. Instead it's produced one of the most fascinating, intriguing and informative books about minds and bodies and brains and mindfulness I've ever encountered. A triangulation on what it means to be human. Utterly readable and surprisingly wise. ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Life in a Hospice: Reflections on Caring for the Dying

    You've heard of hospice care, but you prefer not to think about it. Dying is such an uncomfortable topic, we all avoid it. In ignorance, we fear the worst.This book will change your whole view. Taking you behind the scenes of end-of-life care, you will see the enormous efforts of nurses, doctors, chaplains and others – even a thoughtful cook – to provide the calm that we all hope for.Perhaps you ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Moral Animal

    Why We Are, the Way We Are: The New Science of Evolutionary Psychology

    by Robert Wright ...
    One of the most provocative science books ever published—"a feast of great thinking and writing about the most profound issues there are" (The New York Times Book Review)."Fiercely intelligent, beautifully written and engrossingly original." —The New York Times Book ReviewAre men literally born to cheat? Does monogamy actually serve women's interests? These are among the questions that have made ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD

  • The Ten Types of Human

    A New Understanding of Who We Are, and Who We Can Be

    by Dexter Dias ...
    The inspiration behind the hit podcast THE 100 TYPES OF HUMAN with DEXTER DIAS and BBC 5 Live host NIHAL ARTHANAYAKE'This book is the one. Think Sapiens and triple it.' - Julia Hobsbawm, author of Fully Connected_______________________________We all have ten types of human in our head.They're the people we become when we face life's most difficult decisions. We want to believe there ... ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Case Against Reality

    How Evolution Hid the Truth from Our Eyes

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE **PHYSICS WORLD BOOK OF THE YEAR 2019'One of the deepest and most original thinkers of his generation of cognitive scientists. His startling argument has implications for philosophy, science, and how we understand the world around us' Steven Pinker'Is reality virtual? It's a question made even more interesting by this book' Barbara Kiser, Nature**Do we see the world as it truly ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Understanding the Australian Health Care System - E-Book

    A updated overview of Australia’s health care system, addressing its core features, concepts and issuesUnderstanding the Australian Health Care System, 2nd edition is an excellent university book for undergraduate and postgraduate students alike.Published four years after the original, this second edition has been fully revised to reflect major Australian health care reform. Its fully up-to-date ... Read more

    $109.99 AUD

  • Yatdjuligin

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Nursing and Midwifery Care

    Yatdjuligin: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Nursing and Midwifery Care introduces students to the fundamentals of health care of Indigenous Australians, encompassing the perspectives of both the client and the health practitioner. Written for all nurses and midwives, this book addresses the relationship between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and mainstream health services ... Read more

    $57.99 AUD

  • The Believing Brain

    From Spiritual Faiths to Political Convictions – How We Construct Beliefs and Reinforce Them as Truths

    Synthesizing thirty years of research, psychologist and science historian, Michael Shermer upends the traditional thinking about how humans form beliefs about the world. Simply put, beliefs come first and explanations for beliefs follow. The brain, Shermer argues, is a belief engine. Using sensory data that flow in through the senses, the brain naturally looks for and finds patterns - and then ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • The Social Leap

    how and why humans connect

    Our chimpish ancestors were superbly adapted to a life of leaping through the trees. To survive on the savannah, they had to make a social leap — a change that drives us still today.Human psychology is rife with contradictions: We work hard to achieve our goals, but when we succeed, our happiness is fleeting compared with our efforts. We hope our friends will do well in life, but can’t help ... Read more

    $25.99 AUD

  • Trauma and Physical Health

    Understanding the effects of extreme stress and of psychological harm

    Trauma research and clinical practice have taught us much about the widespread problems of child maltreatment, partner violence, and sexual assault. Numerous investigations have documented links between such trauma exposure and long-term negative mental health consequences. As we learn more about traumatic stress, however, increasing attention has been drawn to the less studied physical health ... Read more

    $75.99 AUD

  • On Living

    Dancing More, Working Less and Other Last Thoughts

    by Kerry Egan ...
    A hospice chaplain's lessons on the meaning of life, from those who are leaving itWhat are the top regrets of the dying? That's what Kerry Egan, a hospice chaplain, learned as she listened to her patients on their deathbeds, witnessing what she calls the "spiritual work of dying" - the work of finding or making meaning of one's life, the experiences it contained and the people who have touched it. ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Mindful Compassion

    Based on the latest work from Professor Paul Gilbert OBE, bestselling author of The Compassionate Mind, and Buddhist expert Choden.Professor Gilbert has spent the past twenty years developing a new therapy called Compassion-Focused Therapy (CFT) which has an gained international following. In recent years, mindfulness is being used increasingly to treat common mental health problems such as ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • In Love: A Memoir of Love and Loss

    A Memoir of Love and Loss

    by Amy Bloom ...
    In January 2020, Amy Bloom travelled with her husband Brian to Switzerland, where he was helped by Dignitas to end his life while Amy sat with him and held his hand. Brian was terminally ill and for the last year of his life Amy had struggled to find a way to support his wish to take control of his death, to not submerge 'into the darkness of an expiring existence'.Written with piercing insight ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

  • The Sweet Spot

    Suffering, Pleasure and the Key to a Good Life

    by Paul Bloom ...
    Revealing the surprising roots of lasting happiness, The Sweet Spot by pre-eminent psychologist Paul Bloom explains why suffering is an essential source of both pleasure and meaning in our lives.'Paul Bloom can always be counted on to take your confident assumptions about humanity and turn them upside down' SUSAN CAIN, author of Quiet_____What if experiencing a good life involves more than just ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Community Health and Wellness - E-book

    Primary Health Care in Practice

    Community Health & Wellness: Primary health care in practice, 5th Edition represents contemporary thinking and research in community health and wellness from Australia, New Zealand and the global community.It challenges students and health professionals to become more aware of the primary health care (PHC) environments in which they work in order to gain an understanding of what is socially ... Read more

    $61.99 AUD

  • Instinct

    Rewire Your Brain with Science-Backed Solutions to Increase Productivity and Achieve Success

    by Rebecca Heiss ...
    A revolutionary approach to unlocking****your innate ability to achieve success in business and in life.Why do we constantly feel overwhelmed by stress, dissatisfied in our careers and relationships, and lacking in real purpose? Why do we seem to sabotage ourselves, hampering our productivity and success? The answer lies in our instincts . . .In every area of life, from business to relationships ... Read more

    $28.99 AUD

  • Sperm Wars

    Infidelity, Sexual Conflict, and Other Bedroom Battles

    by Robin Baker ...
    This classic work on the rules of sex -- updated for a new generation -- is still as provocative as the day it was published, providing simple explanations for any and all questions about what happens in the bedroom.Sex isn't as complicated as we make it. In Sperm Wars, evolutionary biologist Robin Baker argues that every question about human sexuality can be explained by one simple thing: sperm ... Read more

    $25.99 AUD

  • Born to Believe

    God, Science, and the Origin of Ordinary and Extraordinary Beliefs

    Born to Believe was previously published in hardcover as Why We Believe What We Believe.Prayer...meditation...speaking in tongues. What do these spiritual activities share and how do they differ? Why do some people believe in God, while others embrace atheism? From the ordinary to the extraordinary, beliefs give meaning to the mysteries of life. They motivate us, provide us with our individual ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD