Younger for Longer
How You Can Slow the Ageing Process and Stay Healthy for Life
Bringing together twenty years of knowledge, Dr Duncan Carmichael explains the lifestyle choices that can help slow the negative effects of ageing. With the emphasis on promoting health, rather than treating illness, he shows how factors including diet, stress, exposure to toxins, hormonal support, exercise and medicine can be managed to ward off mental and physical deterioration.
Delicious and Natural Remedies to Boost Your Health
Designed to support the body's digestive, respiratory, nervous and endocrine systems, increase energy levels and create an overall sense of well-being, this collection of recipes, including a Turmeric Tonic and Homemade Probiotic, is inspired by traditional medicines from the East. The volume also includes an ailments guide, an extensive glossary of everyday herbs and spices and a list of kitchen staples to keep in stock.
Wicca for Everyday Living
The Definitive Guide to Magic and the Craft
With claims to being the fastest-growing religion in the West, Wicca draws on pagan and hermetic traditions, and practitioners believe that we all possess the ability to improve our world. This illustrated handbook features practical information, such as how to build an altar; offers advice on visualization, the five sacred elements and the timing of spells and rituals; and explains the importance of nature, spirituality and the Sabbats.
The Complete Yoga Tutor
A Structured Course to Achieve Professional Expertise
This manual of Hatha Yoga, written by the founder of Dharma Yoga London, is aimed at serious practitioners and aspiring teachers. Step-by-step instructions for 65 asanas (postures) are given, accompanied by notes on the benefits of each and photographs of yoga practitioners executing the pose. Breathing, anatomy and the science and history of yoga are also covered in this comprehensive handbook.
A Classic Survey on the Use and Abuse of Mind-Altering Plants
Little was known about morphine and its addictive qualities when Louis Lewin published his first study of the drug in 1874, and his continued work in pharmacology and toxicology contributed greatly to the field, culminating in this classic manual, published in 1924. The book sets out detailed information on the properties and effects of all major drugs known at the time, including opium, cannabis, peyote, cocaine, coffee, cocoa and alcohol.
Health and Wellbeing
Pilates offers an all-round mind-body workout, to improve core strength, muscle tone and general sense of wellbeing. This compact guide explains its benefits, then gives step-by-step explanations of all the main poses and stretches, organized by type and difficulty. There are suggested routines for daily practice and for targeting specific areas of the body, as well as a chapter on exercising with props such as bands and balls.