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Full Catastrophe Living: How to cope with stress, &hellip by Jon Kabat-Zinn
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
I was recommended this book by someone who went through a bit of a breakdown of sorts and who found it to be both calming and educational, so much so she still reads it again at times when things get tough again.

I have to say I read it cover to cover and it has completely changed the way I view my mind and the way I handle stress. After several periods of anxiety which were petrifying, this book helped me realise ways to stop and pull back from going down a spiral. I'm still learning to improve my meditation after reading this book and am loving it, and now I appreciate the body scans and yoga I do for the benefits they have for my mind as the more I go on the more obvious… Read more
How Soon is Now?: The Madmen and Mavericks who mad&hellip by Richard King
4 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Super interesting read, 5 April 2012
I've never really known much about the history behind some of the record labels featured in this book but have long been a fan of a lot of their music. A friend of mine who works alongside one of the characters interviewed in the book recommended the book to me and I must say I thoroughly enjoyed it and found it fascinating to actually learn about the various stories behind a lot of these independent labels. Some of the characters and the stories discussed are fascinating, loved Alan McGhee, huge character! And of course as a Smiths fan, loved hearing about how they ended up signing to Rough Trade.
I've always loved music from a lot of the independent labels, but this book was such… Read more

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