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Lose Weight, Dress Better & Wake Up Your Mind

People in the UK are trying to make their lives better - through books. More and more people are turning to self-help books as an alternative to improving their lives. Some of the more popular topics include ways to lose weight, spiritual healing, advice and practical help.

AbeBooks' booksellers have a wide selection of popular self-help books that will surely help you be a better person in 2005.

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The Mind GymThe Mind Gym: Wake Up Your Mind
Mind Gym

The first in a series of self-help books aimed at revolutionising the way people use their minds. Both accessible and fun, the exercises are based on scientific research.

Copies From: £8.65 - £12.99


I Can Make You ThinI Can Make You Thin
Paul McKenna

Welcome to a revolutionary new way to stop overeating, control cravings and feel totally motivated to take exercise. Paul McKenna has developed a breakthrough weight-loss system that re-patterns your thoughts, attitudes and beliefs about yourself, your health and food to help you easily get control of your diet and lose weight permanently. As you use Paulís amazing system, the latest psychological techniques will automatically help you start losing weight straight away! You can use it again and again to make you feel happier about yourself as you go all the way to your ideal shape, size and weight.

Copies From: £7.99 - £9.99


What You Wear Can Change Your LifeWhat You Wear Can Change Your Life
Susannah Constantine & Trinny Woodall

Trinny & Susannah have advised and dressed more than 3,000 women. They know instinctively the finer points and secrets of looking good. All their advice is presented in this book, whether it is something simple like knowing when to add a touch of blusher to a winter face or something more dramatic like changing the colour of your hair. They show how to choose the colours that suit you best, what underwear to buy, how to store clothes and how to revamp your wardrobe at no cost. They recommend beauty and makeup products and cover dressing for pregnancy.

Copies From: £16.00 - £32.13

You Are What You EatYou Are What You Eat
Dr. Gillian McKeith

Addictive TV + Excellent Advice = The Diet Sensation of the Year. In the primetime Channel 4 television series You Are What You Eat, Dr Gillian McKeith works closely with eight ordinary people - dubbed Britain's Worst Eaters - to give them a diet makeover. As they get on the path to health their bodies and their lives turn around in amazing ways. In the book, Dr Gillian brings together the advice and the real-life stories to create a diet makeover for all.

Copies From: £8.99 - £28.15


Embracing ChangeEmbracing Change
Tony Buzan

Change is a feature of our lives. It happens all around us, throughout every millisecond of our lives. Your entire mind body system is designed not only to deal with change - but to thrive on it. In Embracing Change Tony Buzan offers a positive approach, drawing on his highly effective Mind Mapping techniques, to help you understand change and be proactive in handling it. Whatever your circumstances, Tony enables you to develop belief in your ability to live with and manage the effects of change in your personal and working lives by guiding you through the process of recognising who you are, who you want to be, and what you want to achieve so that through all periods of change you find success.

Copies From: £5.10 - £7.99


Living the GI DietLiving the GI Diet
Rick Gallup

When you're reforming your eating patterns for the long term, you may need a little extra advice and motivation. Expanding on the principles of the original GI diet, this title contains 100 recipes covering everything from breakfasts to snacks, soups, main courses and wicked desserts.

Copies From: £6.88 - £18.06