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Get Me To 21 - The Jenna Lowe Story (Paperback): Gabi Lowe Get Me To 21 - The Jenna Lowe Story (Paperback)
Gabi Lowe
R260 R224 Discovery Miles 2 240 Save R36 (14%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

After an extraordinary four-year battle, Gabi Lowe lost her beautiful, talented 20-year-old daughter, Jenna Lowe, on 8 June 2015 to pulmonary arterial hypertension, a rare degenerative lung disease, following a double lung transplant.

Jenna was young, bright and articulate. She was LEAD SA’s Youth Hero of the Year in 2015. Her death was mourned by thousands of people whose lives she had touched. During her short but full life, Jenna and the Lowe family raised much-needed awareness around this rare and devastating disease, highlighting the dire need for access to medication and organ donors locally. Although desperately ill, Jenna became the face for organ donation in South Africa through the hugely successful #GetMeTo21 campaign in which she invited all South Africans to attend her twenty-first birthday celebration by clicking on a link to become an organ donor. Tragically, Jenna died four months before reaching her milestone.

Brilliantly written, riveting in all its terrible truth and pain, in this brutally honest memoir Gabi Lowe shares her family’s desperate fight to save Jenna’s life. Get Me to 21 will inspire us to believe that the ability to face even the darkest, and most unimaginable, lives deep within us all.

Kruidjie Roer My - Die Antieke Helingskuns Van Die Karooveld (Afrikaans, Paperback, 2nd ed.): Antoinette Pienaar Kruidjie Roer My - Die Antieke Helingskuns Van Die Karooveld (Afrikaans, Paperback, 2nd ed.)
Antoinette Pienaar
R250 R200 Discovery Miles 2 000 Save R50 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

Toe Antoinette Pienaar, Afrikaanse sangeres en aktrise, die eerste keer staan voor oom Johannes Willemse, legendariese Griekwa-heler, sê hy: “Hier kom Juffrou nou eers aan!”

Want toe het oom Johannes al byna veertig jaar lank drome gekry van die vrou met die rooi bakkie aan wie hy sy kennis sou oordra. Kennis wat terug tot in die antieke verskiet van oupa na kleinseun aangegee is. Ná jare se vakleerlingskap het die eerste uitgawe van Kruidjie Roer My verskyn. Dié boek oor wat Karookruie vir jou kan doen het sy plek as klassieke werk ingeneem.

In Kruidjie Roer My hoor ’n mens die warm stem van Antoinette soos duisende luisteraars na haar gewilde rubriek op rsg dit ken: vol begrip en deernis, altyd met ’n staaltjie en boweal die ruimhartige mededeling van haar kennis en oom Johannes se wysheid wat nie net na jou liggaam omsien nie, maar ook jou gees dokter.

’n Boek vol mooi name, soos kokkoromoniet, rooivergeetwortels en louhout. En met ’n weelde aan stories en raad wat nou weer beskikbaar is.

Think Like A Monk - Train Your Mind For Peace And Purpose Every Day (Paperback): Jay Shetty Think Like A Monk - Train Your Mind For Peace And Purpose Every Day (Paperback)
Jay Shetty 10
R315 R229 Discovery Miles 2 290 Save R86 (27%) In stock

Over the past three years, Jay Shetty has become one of the world’s most popular influencers. One of his clips was the most watched video on Facebook last year, with over 360 million views. His social media following totals over 32 million, he has produced over 400 viral videos, which have amassed more than 5 billion views, and his podcast, ‘On Purpose’, is consistently ranked the world’s #1 health-related podcast.

In this inspiring, empowering book, Shetty draws on his time as a monk in the Vedic tradition to show us how we can clear the roadblocks to our potential and power. Drawing on ancient wisdom and his own rich experiences in the ashram, Think Like a Monk reveals how to overcome negative thoughts and habits, and access the calm and purpose that lie within all of us.

The lessons monks learn are profound but often abstract. Shetty transforms them into advice and exercises we can all apply to reduce stress, improve focus, improve relationships, identify our hidden abilities, increase self-discipline and give the gifts we find in ourselves to the world. Shetty proves that everyone can – and should – think like a monk.

It's Only Blood - Shattering The Taboo Of Menstruation (Paperback): Anna Dahlqvist It's Only Blood - Shattering The Taboo Of Menstruation (Paperback)
Anna Dahlqvist; Translated by Alice E. Olsson
R320 R264 Discovery Miles 2 640 Save R56 (18%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

Across the world, 2 billion experience menstruation, yet menstruation is seen as a mark of shame. We are told not to discuss it in public, that tampons and sanitary pads should be hidden away, the blood rendered invisible. In many parts of the world, poverty, culture and religion collide causing the taboo around menstruation to have grave consequences. Younger people who menstruate are deterred from going to school, adults from work, infections are left untreated. The shame is universal and the silence a global rule.

In It's Only Blood, Anna Dahlqvist tells the shocking but always moving stories of why and how people from Sweden to Bangladesh, from the United States to Uganda, are fighting back against the shame.

Reflecting Rogue - Inside The Mind Of A Feminist (Paperback): Pumla Dineo Gqola Reflecting Rogue - Inside The Mind Of A Feminist (Paperback)
Pumla Dineo Gqola 4
R240 R206 Discovery Miles 2 060 Save R34 (14%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Reflecting Rogue is the much anticipated and brilliant collection of experimental autobiographical essays on power, pleasure and South African culture by Professor Pumla Dineo Gqola, author of the bestelling Rape: A South African Nightmare.

In her most personal book to date, written from classic Gqola anti-racist, feminist perspectives, Reflecting Rogue delivers fourteen essays of deliciously incisive brain food, all extremely accessible to a general critical readership, without sacrificing intellectual rigour.

Ta-Da! Lyk Moeilik, Maar is Maklik. (Afrikaans, Paperback): Johane Neilson Ta-Da! Lyk Moeilik, Maar is Maklik. (Afrikaans, Paperback)
Johane Neilson
R290 R232 Discovery Miles 2 320 Save R58 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

“Kosmaak is pure toorkuns. Met ’n knippie oëverblindery en ’n skeutjie kulkuns word aartappels rose en klits eierwit en suiker tot blink, wolkerige malvalekkers.”

Dié aanhaling van Johané Neilson, Tuis se kosredakteur, som presies op wat jy in Ta-da! kan verwag. Tuis is nie om dowe neute Suid-Afrika se topverkoper in die huis-en-tuin-tydskrifmark nie – alles in dié praktiese mooimaakgids is toeganklik en makliker as wat dit lyk.

Dit geld ook die gewilde kosafdeling. Johané het deur die jare die kuns vervolmaak om met maklike truuks indrukwekkende kos vir haar geliefdes voor te sit. In dié bundel deel sy van Tuis se gewildste resepte, met nuttige wenke vir hoe jy self die ta-da! in jou kookkuns kan sit.

Die boek bevat ’n keur van ligte somermaaltye tot koesterende winterkos, spog-voorgeregte tot liplekker nageregte (verbeel jou ‘n boerewors-frittata, kerrieviskoekies, potgebraaide bief met spek en biltong, heuning-appeltert, klapperkoek . . . ).

Dit was not nooit so maklik om jou mense te beïndruk nie!

Allergy Sense For Families - A Practical Guide (Paperback): Meg Faure, Sarah Karabus, Kath Megaw Allergy Sense For Families - A Practical Guide (Paperback)
Meg Faure, Sarah Karabus, Kath Megaw
R395 R326 Discovery Miles 3 260 Save R69 (17%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

A passionate team: an allergy specialist,a paediatric dietician, and an occupational therapist collaborate in developing a practical way to guide you, sorting the noise from the science and helping your family thrive.

It includes over 70 delicious foolproof recipes using simple and inspiring ingredient combinations with minimal equipment and quick preparation times.

Think, Learn, Succeed - Understanding and Using Your Mind to Thrive at School, the Workplace, and Life (Paperback): Dr.... Think, Learn, Succeed - Understanding and Using Your Mind to Thrive at School, the Workplace, and Life (Paperback)
Dr. Caroline Leaf; Foreword by Peter Amua-Quarshie; Afterword by Robert Turner 1
R370 R265 Discovery Miles 2 650 Save R105 (28%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Our thought lives have incredible power over our mental, emotional, and even physical well-being. In fact, our thoughts can either limit us to what we believe we can do or release us to experience abilities well beyond our expectations. When we choose a mindset that extends our abilities rather than placing limits on ourselves, we will experience greater intellectual satisfaction, emotional control, and physical health. The only question is . . . how?

Backed by up-to-date scientific research and biblical insight, Dr. Caroline Leaf empowers readers to take control of their thoughts in order to take control of their lives. In this practical book, readers will learn to use

  • The 5-step Switch on Your Brain Learning Program, to build memory and learn effectively
  • The Gift Profile, to discover the unique way they process information
  • The Mindfulness Guide, to optimize their thought life and find their inner resilience

Dr. Leaf shows readers how to combine these powerful tools in order to improve memory, learning, cognitive and intellectual performance, work performance, physical performance, relationships, emotional health, and most importantly a meaningful life well lived.

Each of us has significant psychological resources at our fingertips that we can use in order to improve our overall well-being. Dr. Leaf shows us how to harness those resources to unlock our hidden potential.
Concussion - Traumatic Brain Injury from Head to Tail (Hardcover): Do Kester J Nedd Concussion - Traumatic Brain Injury from Head to Tail (Hardcover)
Do Kester J Nedd
R969 R760 Discovery Miles 7 600 Save R209 (22%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Sugar-Free & Carb-Conscious Living (Paperback): Monique le Roux Forslund Sugar-Free & Carb-Conscious Living (Paperback)
Monique le Roux Forslund 6
R249 R109 Discovery Miles 1 090 Save R140 (56%) Ships in 7 - 10 working days

Ideal for anyone who wants to eliminate sugar from their diet, Sugar-Free & Carb-Conscious Living is based on ‘low carb high fat’ principles, with the emphasis on home-cooked, nutritional meals, the recipes will increase satiety, reduce sugar cravings and eliminate the need to snack between meals.

The recipes are suitable for family meals and also take account of the need to have a healthy packed lunch for school or work. Recipes and tips for breakfast get the day off to a good start and there is a varied selection of dishes for the rest of the day.

Sauces, dressings, salads and vegetables – often the key to creating variety in everyday meals – are not forgotten. Sugar-Free & Carb-Conscious Living includes guidance on encouraging children to adapt to a sugar-free diet, tips on how to incorporate alcohol and exercise into your new lifestyle, nutritional information, menu plans, and a short list of foods that are good for you and foods to avoid.

At Home With Cannabis - How To Make And Use Cannabis Products Safely And Effectively At Home (Afrikaans, Paperback): Kelly McQue At Home With Cannabis - How To Make And Use Cannabis Products Safely And Effectively At Home (Afrikaans, Paperback)
Kelly McQue
R200 R160 Discovery Miles 1 600 Save R40 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

On 18 September 2018, the Consti tuti onal Court of South Africa declared it a protected right for adults to grow and use cannabis in the privacy of their own homes. At Home With Cannabis provides the reader with everything they need to know to confi dently make and use cannabis products safely and eff ecti vely at home.

Kelly McQue shares her experience in helping others successfully heal or manage their conditi ons, provides tried-and-tested recipes and includes a basic dosage guide for treati ng diff erent health issues.

Whole - Bowl Food For Balance (Paperback): Melissa Delport Whole - Bowl Food For Balance (Paperback)
Melissa Delport 3
R340 R272 Discovery Miles 2 720 Save R68 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

Whole: Bowl Food For Balance is all about healing your relationship with food. Food is not the enemy and neither is your body.

Taking the time to get to know your body, treating it with respect and nourishing it with real fresh food is the single most important thing you can do for yourself. Eating mindfully, cutting out processed foods and embracing the foods that fuel you and leave you feeling energised are all part of the journey to finding happiness with food.

The nearly 90 recipes included in this book are packed with nourishment, providing healthy, balanced and easy meals in a bowl. Many of the recipes are vegan or vegetarian, or can easily be adapted to suit either lifestyle choice. But there is plenty for the meat-eater too, with the added bonus that not only does the food look inviting and uplifting for the soul, it’s good for your body too. There are also snippets of information about some of the ingredients to inform your food choices and why eating fresh, whole foods will benefit you.

Melissa Delport is a Cape Town-based food photographer and blogger who loves to travel. Her food career started when she entered a cooking competition in South Africa. Her love of food was born while learning to cook at her mother’s and grandmother’s knees. After years as a fad dieter, Melissa discovered the path to health and wellbeing. Linking this directly to food and working with health coach Nikita Stallbom, Melissa’s new mindset of mindful consumption was integrated into her food philosophy. Learning to release fear around mealtimes, coupled with her knowledge of food and a desire to share this way of eating, the concept of Whole: Bowl Food For Balance was born, Melissa’s first cookbook.

Your Baby's First Year - Fifth Edition (Paperback): American Academy of Pediatrics Your Baby's First Year - Fifth Edition (Paperback)
American Academy of Pediatrics; Edited by Tanya Altmann
R254 R212 Discovery Miles 2 120 Save R42 (17%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Yogamass - Embodying Christ Consciousness (Hardcover): Gena Davis Yogamass - Embodying Christ Consciousness (Hardcover)
Gena Davis
R877 R680 Discovery Miles 6 800 Save R197 (22%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
2000 Family Meals - Every Recipe You Need (Paperback): 2000 Family Meals - Every Recipe You Need (Paperback)
R295 R236 Discovery Miles 2 360 Save R59 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

2000 Family Meals contains hundreds of recipes (plus variations) for every occasion.

There are ideas for breakfasts, lunches, dinners and desserts. The meals have been chosen with families in mind and can all be made quickly, and easily be customised to suit the tastes of different family members. And with these family-friendly recipes, the children can get involved with the cooking too, learning to make their own ravioli or bake their fi rst cake.

In addition to traditional dishes such as spaghetti Bolognese, macaroni and cheese and pot roast, there are tempting recipes sourced from around the world that are sure to become family favourites.

Contents: Healthy breakfasts; Mid-week meals; Pizza and pasta; Rice and noodle dishes; Packed lunches and picnics; BBQs and parties; Tasty desserts

Standing Tall In A Falling World (Paperback): Angelique du Toit Standing Tall In A Falling World (Paperback)
Angelique du Toit 3
R255 R221 Discovery Miles 2 210 Save R34 (13%) In stock

Do you find yourself suffering under the pressures of your day-to-day life, are you on an emotional roller coaster ride, feeling physically drained and in poor health?

Are you angry, anxious, fearful and guilt-ridden, as you strain under the demands to give more to your work – and others, at the expense of your family life, and feel you have little hope for your future?

Standing Tall In A Falling World is a practical book offering instant inspirational application to help you rise above all of your circumstances and be everything you were created to be. The insights contained in these pages will encourage you to bring change to your life, your business and your future. These writings have been birthed out of life experience and are not mere theory.

Written in daily conversational style, Angelique will connect with you in ways that you can relate to, with the assurance that you can make the necessary changes to enable you to stand tall with confidence, authority and with joy, as the issues of your life shrink into relative insignificance.

Truly Prospering In Good Health - Revealed Secrets To Help You Make Money And Protect Your Health In South Africa (Paperback):... Truly Prospering In Good Health - Revealed Secrets To Help You Make Money And Protect Your Health In South Africa (Paperback)
Eric Boakye, Augustina Boakye, Peter Asafo-Adjei
R380 R314 Discovery Miles 3 140 Save R66 (17%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

This book has been produced to educate readers about how lack of finances impacts a person’s health and how bad health impacts finances, as well as the right actions to take to achieve a success in these two areas.

The book has been ‘tagged’ as a life-long reference and educational book, which is bound to make users aware of their financial and health conditions, and more importantly, help them take the necessary action. It contains a wealth financial and health nuggets that can propel readers to achieve their objective in these two intertwined areas of life.

Yogamass - Embodying Christ Consciousness (Paperback): Gena Davis Yogamass - Embodying Christ Consciousness (Paperback)
Gena Davis
R473 R385 Discovery Miles 3 850 Save R88 (19%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Why We Sleep - The New Science Of Sleep And Dreams (Paperback): Matthew Walker Why We Sleep - The New Science Of Sleep And Dreams (Paperback)
Matthew Walker 3
R255 R204 Discovery Miles 2 040 Save R51 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

THE #1 SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER

TLS, OBSERVER, SUNDAY TIMES, FT, GUARDIAN, DAILY MAIL AND EVENING STANDARD BOOKS OF THE YEAR 2017

Sleep is one of the most important aspects of our life, health and longevity and yet it is increasingly neglected in twenty-first-century society, with devastating consequences: every major disease in the developed world - Alzheimer's, cancer, obesity, diabetes - has very strong causal links to deficient sleep.

In this book, the first of its kind written by a scientific expert, Professor Matthew Walker explores twenty years of cutting-edge research to solve the mystery of why sleep matters. Looking at creatures from across the animal kingdom as well as major human studies, Why We Sleep delves into everything from what really happens during REM sleep to how caffeine and alcohol affect sleep and why our sleep patterns change across a lifetime, transforming our appreciation of the extraordinary phenomenon that safeguards our existence.

Seeking Perfect Health - Spiritual Secrets to Staying Healthy (Paperback): Sri Chinmoy Seeking Perfect Health - Spiritual Secrets to Staying Healthy (Paperback)
Sri Chinmoy
R373 R272 Discovery Miles 2 720 Save R101 (27%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

In todays world there is a deepening understanding that true health involves the physical, mental and spiritual aspects of our being. In this comprehensive book, meditation teacher Sri Chinmoy addresses the inner, holistic secrets of perfect health by considering the connection between mind and body, health and karma, the role and responsibility of doctors and healers, how to receive life energy from healthy diet and sleep, dealing with stress and depression, exercises for losing weight and overcoming insomnia, why is a healthy body important for spiritual practice and many other relevant topics. Unlike other similar titles, this book wasnt written by a doctor or a fitness expert but by an internationally renowned spiritual teacher. The book gathers together the authors insights and offers a fresh perspective on the connection between spiritual development and physical and mental health. The author shares detailed instructions and practical exercises and shows how meditation and the spiritual arts can help us tap into our inner source of life energy in order to harmonize all levels of our being.

Ayurveda for Depression - An Integrative Approach to Restoring Balance and Reclaiming Your Health (Paperback): L. Edua... Ayurveda for Depression - An Integrative Approach to Restoring Balance and Reclaiming Your Health (Paperback)
L. Edua Cardona-Saclemente
R579 R462 Discovery Miles 4 620 Save R117 (20%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Like an Apple a Day - Taking Care of Yourself for Health and Vitality (Paperback): Fleur Whelligan, Kim Morrison Like an Apple a Day - Taking Care of Yourself for Health and Vitality (Paperback)
Fleur Whelligan, Kim Morrison
R180 R159 Discovery Miles 1 590 Save R21 (12%) Ships in 4 - 8 working days

Like an apple a day is a toolbox for living a happy, balanced life with recipes for well-being, vitality and encouragement for you to take care of your mind, body and skin - without feeling guilty. In today's world we are overwhelmed by mountains of information, but here is some straightforward, proven, down-to-earth advice. The authors firmly believe that your health is your greatest asset. As busy mothers, partners, businesswomen and authors, they are only too aware of how difficult it can be to care for and value yourself on a daily and ongoing basis. They recognise the importance of a dedicated and guilt-free approach to taking care of yourself to build and maintain self-respect and pride, make positive choices and achieve balance in life.

Peace - Hope and Healing for the Anxious Momma's Heart (Paperback): Becky Thompson Peace - Hope and Healing for the Anxious Momma's Heart (Paperback)
Becky Thompson
R406 R332 Discovery Miles 3 320 Save R74 (18%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
The CBD Bible - Cannabis and the Wellness Revolution That Will Change Your Life (Paperback): Dani Gordon The CBD Bible - Cannabis and the Wellness Revolution That Will Change Your Life (Paperback)
Dani Gordon
R439 R362 Discovery Miles 3 620 Save R77 (18%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Bottom Line for Baby (Paperback): Tina Payne Bryson Bottom Line for Baby (Paperback)
Tina Payne Bryson
R400 R325 Discovery Miles 3 250 Save R75 (19%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
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