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Top 10 Non-Fiction Audiobooks to Keep Your Brain Active

If you’re looking for some listening material to keep your brain in gear while stuck in lockdown, here is a list of my favourite non-fiction audiobooks!

I’ve included a varied selection of genres, from true crime to self-help, so whatever your tastes you should be able to find something that intrigues you… Continue reading Top 10 Non-Fiction Audiobooks to Keep Your Brain Active

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20 Empowering Quotes from Female Authors to Start Your 2020

The whirlwind of New Year’s resolutions and endless articles about losing weight, saving money, eating better, finding love etc. can make you feel defeated before you’ve even begun. To put you in a better mindset, who better to turn to than some of the most inspiring female authors?

From Alcott to Atwood, their words of wisdom are sure to make you feel empowered for 2020… Continue reading 20 Empowering Quotes from Female Authors to Start Your 2020

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The Salt Path by Raynor Winn: Candid Memoir and Enduring Force for Change

It is hard to imagine two worse things that could happen to someone, let alone happen within days of one another. Ray’s husband has been diagnosed with a rare terminal illness. The couple has also lost their cherished family home and business following a financial catastrophe.

With nothing left besides their independence and connection to nature, they decide to walk the South Coast Path from Minehead to Land’s End. Ray tells the story of their journey in this potent, emotional memoir. Following the path becomes their only purpose, as the two prepare to face whatever it is leading them towards. Continue reading The Salt Path by Raynor Winn: Candid Memoir and Enduring Force for Change

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The Highly Sensitive Person by Elaine Aron: Informative Yet Warm Insight into the Trait of High Sensitivity

Do you often find yourself over-stimulated when out in the world and long for the comfort of home? Are you strongly affected by other people’s moods? Do you consciously avoid violent films, TV shows or books?
If so, you may be what Elaine Aron calls an HSP (highly sensitive person). And you’re not alone – apparently, we make up 20% of the population! Her book is aimed at helping HSPs to survive in a competitive, demanding world where sensitivity is often viewed as a weakness. Continue reading The Highly Sensitive Person by Elaine Aron: Informative Yet Warm Insight into the Trait of High Sensitivity

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The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho: Be Inspired to Follow your Dreams by an Adventure Story Unlike Any Other

Rating: 3 stars

Category: Fantasy, Inspirational

Synopsis: Santiago the shepherd boy has a recurring dream about a treasure awaiting him at the Pyramids of Egypt. Leaving his flock and the life he knows behind, he sets out on an adventure to seek out this mysterious treasure. However, the people he meets along the way will teach him lessons far more valuable than any wealth or riches. The Alchemist is an inspirational tale about following your dreams. Continue reading The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho: Be Inspired to Follow your Dreams by an Adventure Story Unlike Any Other