Back to school books for grown-ups

Books to help you lead a happier and healthier life, whether you could use some advice on love, money, family or work.

30/08/2016
5 minutes to read

We all know that you don't stop learning when you leave school. Adult life is full of challenges that nobody ever prepared us for.

With this in mind, we're treating this September as a new start. These books are full of good ideas to help you lead a better, happier, and healthier life, whether you could use some advice on love, money, family or work. It might help to buy a new pencil case too.

Books to help you to stop worrying about money

How to Worry Less About Money

John Armstrong

Full of surprising and helpful insights, this book will encourage you to redefine your feelings about money and help you to discover what is really important to you in life.


Books to help you to manage stress

This Is Happening

Rohan Gunatillake

Filled with over sixty practical exercises, Rohan Gunatillake, creator of the bestselling buddhify app, gives you the ideas, principles, and techniques to bring awareness, composure, and kindness to wherever you are and whatever you are doing.


Books to help you to find a job you love

How to Find Fulfilling Work

Roman Krznaric

Roman Krznaric sets out a practical and innovative guide to negotiating the labyrinth of choices, overcoming the fear of change, and finding a career that's perfect for you.


Books to help you to feel more confident

how to: speak with confidence in public

Edie Lush and Charlotte McDougall

A practical guide for beating nerves and building the foundation for real self-awareness and confidence - wherever you are and whoever you are talking to.


Books to help you to stay positive

How To Have A Good Day

Think Bigger, Feel Better and Transform Your Working Life

Caroline Webb

We all face things we can't change – a heavy workload, cranky colleagues, the steady stream of emails. But what if we could make every day feel more like our best days, where everything seems to go our way? That's where How To Have a Good Day comes in.


Books to inspire you to get active

Eat Sweat Play: How Sport Can Change Our Lives

Anna Kessel

Why is sport consistently defined as a male territory? Why are there still so many obstacles for girls and women when it comes to sport? In this part manifesto, part how-to, Anna Kessel issues an inspiring call to arms for women to take back sport for themselves.


Books to help you to find true love

How to Choose a Partner

Susan Quilliam

Choosing a romantic partner is one of life's biggest adventures but finding your soul mate has never felt so challenging. Drawing upon rich cultural material, psychology and her background in relationship therapy, Susan Quilliam guides us through the process of finding the right partner for you


Books to help you to think like a winner

The Five STEPS to a Winning Mindset

Damian Hughes

Professor Damian Hughes draws on both his experience and academic background within sport, organization, and change psychology to reveal the best ways to create a winning mindset in both personal and professional life.

To help you to make the world a better place . . .


How to Change the World

John-Paul Flintoff

Combining insights from history, politics, and modern culture, this book will give you a sense of what might just be possible, as well as the inspiration and the courage you need to go about improving and changing the world we live in.