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Motivation

How Parents Can Support Their Children

Interest, curiosity and enjoyment in learning are powerful motivators. If a child feels motivated when it's studying it will work with greater perseverance and concentration, achieving better results in the long run. Sometimes learning can become an experience in itself, particularly if the ...

Rights sold: Egypt, Lithuania, PR China, Taiwan

The Right to Sleep

A manifesto for sleep and an obituary for the alarm clock

In his book, Roenneberg points out a whole range of different aspects of sleep, ranging from day-to-day life to the evolution of sleep. But the book doesn't merely focus on sleep in itself, it encompasses the biological clock and the time of day when we sleep best and when we can't and ...


Is This Supposed to Be Love?

How to Effectively Escape a Narcissistic Relationship

After spending twenty years in a marriage in which she primarily just "functioned," Sonja R. falls head over heels in love. As emotionally starved as she is, Frank gives her everything she has been missing for years. However, Sonja has found herself in the arms of a narcissist, a man who wants ...

Rights sold: Korea

The Forest, Four Questions, Life, and I

A Meeting that Changed Everything

This book has the power to change your life

She actually has everything she has ever dreamed of, but the young woman is, nonetheless, increasingly discontent. She frequently has no idea how to manage the daily balancing act between career and family. One day, while walking through ...


Ikigai

Finding the Meaning of Life in the Everyday. A Practical Guidebook

An internal treasure there for the taking

Ikigai: this resonant Japanese term stands for the joy that comes with finding meaning in life and consequently concentrating on the things that are truly worthwhile. Research shows that those with high ikigai levels not only lead a more ...

Rights sold: Spain (cast.), Italy, France, The Netherlands, Russia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Portugal, Turkey, Romania

Gifts for the Soul

Feel-good moments for each day

The fine art of taking your time

Making time for yourself or others, discovering the path to your inner self or external power centres-Bettina Lemke urges us to live in the present and savour each moment. Relaxation through breathing exercises, awareness meditation, a gratitude ...

Rights sold: Italy

Confessions of a Mother-to-be and Blunt Truths from a Mother-of-three

The nine months up to a birth are chock-full of pregnancy books, midwife meetings and doctor's appointments. The only problem is, no one answers the all-important questions properly. Until now, that is! Caro, 29, pregnant, asks Lisa, also 29 and a mother of three, for her report from the ...


A Little Guide to Happiness

We all harbour a deep yearning for happiness. But how do we manage to find the right path on our quest to be happy? This book offers a rich collage of ideas gathered from the fields of philosophy, psychology and counselling. Ranging from theories on happiness from thinkers such as Plato, ...


The Pilgrim's Manual

A companion for life

A warm invitation to see life as a pilgrimage - and to allow yourself to be transformed by what you encounter along the way

Walking comes as naturally as breathing, and yet if we undertake it with awareness it can reward us with fresh strength, clarity and creativity.


The Pocket Buddhist

This enjoyable self-help book presents basic Buddhist teachings in a simple and understandable way, offering inspiration and specific help for everyday situations.

Elementary Buddhist principles such as tolerance, empathy, composure, patience, discipline, decisiveness and attentiveness ...

Rights sold: Italy

Hyperactivity and Concentration Disorders

Do you have a fidgety child? One who cannot concentrate on one activity for an extended period of time, one who reacts in a flighty way and can never sit still?

Hyperactivity and concentration disorders seem to have become a common illness among children these days. Parents do not know ...
Rights sold: Denmark, Taiwan, PR China, Croatia

The Fortune Pilot

How to make your life happier


We all want to be happy, but how can this elusive state be achieved? With a deft and lively touch, Ute Lauterbach suggests various strategies for making your life successful, tailoring it to meet your own particular expectations. Each chapter deals with a different aspect, such as personal ...