Following on from last week’s wellbeing wanderlust edition, Ultimate Library has curated 5 amazing books to expand your body, mind and consciousness. These excellent reads cover topics including how to tap into our creativity and intuition, yoga postures for healing trauma, as well as the importance of connecting with nature – proving that real ‘wellbeing’ today is not about meditating on a mountain top but about people, planet and purpose.
1. Creativity by John Cleese
Creativity is usually regarded as a mysterious, rare gift that only a few possess. John Cleese begs to differ, and in this short, immensely practical and often very amusing guide he shows it’s a skill that anyone can acquire. Drawing on his lifelong experience as a writer, he shares his insights into the nature of the creative process and offers advice on how to get your own inventive juices flowing.
2. Good Vibes, Good Life by Vex King
Vex overcame adversity to become a source of hope for thousands of young people, and now draws from his personal experience and his intuitive wisdom to inspire you to: practise self-care, overcome toxic energy and prioritize your wellbeing, cultivate positive lifestyle habits,
including mindfulness and meditation, change your beliefs to invite great opportunities into your life.
3. Untamed by Glennon Doyle
From the beloved New York Times bestselling author, speaker and activist Glennon Doyle. Part inspiration, part memoir, Untamed explores the joy and peace we discover when we stop striving to meet the expectations of the world and instead dare to listen to and trust in the voice deep inside us.
4. Secret Yoga Club by Gabrielle Hales
In Secret Yoga Club, Gabrielle Hales introduces the yoga practices and rituals that she has found therapeutic, life-affirming and liberating over a decade of teaching yoga and co-creating unique, multi-dimensional experiences with a community of healers, artists and musicians. When you meet yourself on the mat, you have an opportunity to heal the trauma hidden within your body.
5. Rewild Yourself by Simon Barnes
We’re not just losing the wild world. We’re forgetting it. We’re no longer noticing it. We’ve lost the habit of looking and seeing and listening and hearing. But we can make hidden things visible, and this book features 23 spellbinding ways to bring the magic of nature much closer to home. For anyone who wants to get closer to nature all around them and bring it back into focus, this is a perfect read.