Books to help improve your mental health

09 October 2017

Good mental health helps us to enjoy life and deal with the challenges it presents. We've put together a list of books full of practical tips, advice, and exercises that can help you to improve your day-to-day mental wellbeing.



In Recovery, Russell Brand takes you through the 12 steps to conquer any addiction: whether that's spending too long working on the perfect filter for Instagram or online shopping.

He understands that addiction can take many shapes and sizes and how the process of staying clean, sane, and unhooked is a daily activity. 

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Modern Mindfulness

Modern Mindfulness gives you the ideas, principles and techniques to bring awareness, composure and kindness to your daily life. The book has over sixty practical exercises designed to help you find time for mindfulness no matter how busy your schedule.

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One Part Plant

Eating the right food is an essential part of maintaining good mental health. Wellness advocate and podcaster Jessica Murnane's new book One Part Plant is full of delicious, plant-based recipes that will help you to feel both healthier and happier.

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Anxiety for Beginners

Up to a third of the population will suffer from an anxiety disorder or panic attacks at some point in their life. Anxiety for Beginners is an insightful, accessible introduction to the often crippling impact of anxiety disorders and serves as a guide for those who live with anxiety.

It helps identify the symptoms of anxiety and provide you with tools and techniques with how to cope with them effectively.

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The Little Bullet Book

A bullet journal isn’t just a great way to plan your day and get organised, it’s also a place to set your goals, record your achievements and get creative. Through the creative ways that you can follow your day to day, The Little Bullet Book will help build and maintain a lifestyle that you want.

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My Lovely Wife

In My Lovely Wife, Mark Lukach recounts the experience of his wife suffering a psychotic break. 

It provides much-needed insight into the caregiving side of mental illness. 

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