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            The Book of Overthinking: How to Stop the Cycle of Worry
             

            The Book of Overthinking: How to Stop the Cycle of Worry (Paperback)

            By Smith, Gwendoline

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            The word overthinking is often used these days instead of 'worrying'. It's also known as ruminating and it's a form of anxiety - statistics show that about one in five people suffer from it. Psychologist Gwendoline Smith uses her broad scientific knowledge and experience to expla...in in clear and simple language the concepts of positive and negative overthinking, the myths of worry and the What If Cycle. She helps you understand what's going on in your head, using lots of examples and anecdotes, and she offers powerful strategies to help you overcome these issues. Based on Cognitive Behavioural Theory, this book will help you in all the key areas of relationships, work and money.
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            ISBN 9781988547374
            Published NZ 4 Feb 2020
            Publisher Allen & Unwin
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            The Longest Day: Standing Up to Depression and Tackling the Coast to Coast
             

            The Longest Day: Standing Up to Depression and Tackling the Coast to Coast (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Calman, Matt

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            Matt Calman's most consistent tool for dealing with problems throughout his life was alcohol. But it got to the stage where he was no longer willing to put up with the dark side of his drinking. So he quit. But the problems that had been simmering away for most of his life merely... came to a head. It led to a major depressive phase with panic attacks and thoughts of suicide. After reaching rock-bottom, Matt began the slow climb to rebuild himself with a much stronger foundation. Finally he was ready to find something, or for something to find him. It could have been anything. It just happened to be the Coast to Coast Multisport World Championships, the toughest endurance race in New Zealand. The Longest Day outlines Matt's path back from the depths of depression, his struggles to learn to run, cycle and kayak at an elite level, and the culmination of all that training: his Coast to Coast race. The book explores the parallels between the inner landscape (his journey to wellbeing) and the outer landscape (the world around him and tackling the Coast to Coast). Through his training he learns about process rather than outcome, and how true success and enjoyment is embedded in the journey (not the destination). Matt is a brave, honest writer with a talent for articulating what is going on inside his head.
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            ISBN 9781988547305
            Published NZ 18 Feb 2020
            Publisher Allen & Unwin
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            Stop Surviving Start Fighting
             

            Stop Surviving Start Fighting (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Thornton, Jazz

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            Jazz Thornton first attempted to take her own life at the age of 12. Multiple attempts followed and she spent time in psychiatric wards and under medical supervision as she rode the rollercoaster of depression and anxiety through her teenage years - yet the attempts continued. Fi...nd out what Jazz learned about how her negative thought patterns came to be, and how she turned those thoughts - and her life - around. Who and what helped, and what didn't help. The insights she gives will help create greater understanding of those grappling with mental illness, and those around them who desperately want to help. Jazz went on to attend film school, and to co-found Voices of Hope, a non-profit organisation dedicated to helping those with mental health issues and show them there is a way forward. She creates online content to provide hope and help. Her first video Dear Suicidal Me has had over 80 million views all around the world. She went on to create Jessica's Tree, a web series that follows the 24 hours between a friend, Jess, going missing and the discovery of her body. It provides insights into Jessica's struggles, to help people better understand those suffering from depression. https-//www.youtube.com/watch?v=7QFU_qg7Msk Jessica's Tree was viewed more than 230,000 times in the two months following its release in March 2019 and immediately began winning international recognition and awards. The process and the delicate decisions that had to be made to create Jessica's Tree have themselves been documented in a film about Jazz called The Girl on the Bridge, due for release early in 2020.
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            ISBN 9780143774129
            Published NZ 31 Mar 2020
            Publisher Penguin
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            Relentless
              

            Relentless (Paperback)

            By Lisa, Tamati

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            When extreme endurance athlete, Lisa Tamati, was confronted with the hardest challenge of her life, she fought with everything she had. Her beloved mother, Isobel, had suffered a huge aneurysm and stroke and was left with massive brain damage; she was like a baby in a woman's bod...y. The prognosis was dire. There was very little hope that she would ever have any quality of life again. But Lisa is a fighter and stubborn. She absolutely refused to accept the words of the medical fraternity and instead decided that she was going to get her mother back or die trying. This book tells of the horrors, despair, hope, love, and incredible experiences and insights of that journey. It shares the difficulties of going against a medical system that has major problems and limitations. Amongst the darkest times were moments of great laughter and joy. www.lisatamati.com
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            ISBN 9781925935998
            Published NZ 10 Mar 2020
            Publisher Ocean Reeve Publishing
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            Our House is on Fire: Scenes of a Family and a Planet in Crisis

            Our House is on Fire: Scenes of a Family and a Planet in Crisis (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Ernman, Malena; Thunberg, Greta; Ernman, Beata; Thunberg, Svante

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            This is the story of a family led to confront a crisis they had never foreseen. Aged eleven, their eldest daughter has stopped eating and speaking. Alongside diagnoses of autism and selective mutism, her parents slowly become aware of another source for her distress: her imperill...ed future on a rapidly heating planet. Steered by her determination to understand the truth, the family begins to see the deep connections between their own and the planet's suffering. Against forces that try to silence them, disparaging them for being different, they discover ways to strengthen, heal, and act in the world. And then one day, fifteen-year-old Greta decides to go on strike.
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            ISBN 9780241446744
            Released NZ 5 Mar 2020
            Publisher Penguin
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            Sam Wu is Not Afraid of Zombies

            Sam Wu is Not Afraid of Zombies (Paperback)

            By Tsang, Katie; Tsang, Kevin; Illustrated by Reed, Nathan

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            The brilliantly funny fifth book in the SAM WU series, starring the bravest scaredy-cat in the world! Perfect for reluctant readers and fans of Tom Fletcher, Pamela Butchart and Humza Arshad's Badman. There's hardly anything that Sam Wu is afraid of. Unless you count ghosts, shar...ks, the dark and maybe even spiders. But definitely NOT zombies. Except for actual real ones maybe. So when Sam's arch nemesis, Ralph Zinkerman the Third announces that he has zombie werewolves living in his basement, for the first time ever, Sam really isn't sure if he wants to be the one to save the day. Ralph has always been pretty mean to him and, well, just one little nibble from the zombie werewolves wouldn't hurt that much, would it? Common childhood fears dealt with in a hilarious, sensitive and accessible way. Also by Katie and Kevin Tsang: Sam Wu is NOT Afraid of Ghosts 9781405287517 Sam Wu is NOT Afraid of Sharks 9781405287524 Sam Wu is NOT Afraid of the Dark 9781405287531 Sam W is NOT Afraid of Spiders 9781405294287 Katie and Kevin Tsang met in in 2008 while studying at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Since then they have lived on three different continents and travelled to over 40 countries together. They currently live in London. Kevin was born in Copenhagen and grew up in Atlanta, Georgia. Some of Sam Wu's experiences are based on Kevin's childhood (he's feeling much more confident now). Katie was born and raised in Southern California. She has previously worked at Booktrust, the UK's largest children's reading charity, and also writes YA fiction as Katherine Webber.
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            ISBN 9781405295727
            Released NZ 1 May 2020
            Publisher Egmont UK Ltd
            Interest Age 7-9 years
            Series Sam Wu is Not Afraid
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            Anxiety: Expert Advice from a Neurotic Shrink Who's Lived with Anxiety All His Life

            Anxiety: Expert Advice from a Neurotic Shrink Who's Lived with Anxiety All His Life (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Cross, Dr Mark

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            Expert advice from a neurotic shrink who's lived with it all his life In his trademark warm and friendly style, Dr Mark Cross, the author of CHANGING MINDS (2016), demystifies this mental illness that affects up to one in four Australians (one in three women, one in five men), an...d how it can impact at different life stages. He looks at treatments, both medical and natural, and offers his own experiences as well as stories from others to help sufferers lead great lives while living with anxiety.
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            ISBN 9780733339424
            Published NZ 24 Feb 2020
            Publisher ABC Books
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            Hey Awesome: A Book About Anxiety, Courage, and Being Already Awesome

            Hey Awesome: A Book About Anxiety, Courage, and Being Already Awesome (Hardback)

            By Young, Karen; Illustrated by Dovidonyte, Norvile

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            If kids with anxiety could see their strengths, they would feel so much bigger than their anxiety. They would feel bigger than everything - as though a tiny, tip-toed stretch could have them touching the top of the world from where they are. This book is a reminder for all ...kids that everything they need to be brave, strong and brilliant is already in them.
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            ISBN 9781925545753
            Published NZ 1 Sep 2018
            Publisher Woodslane Pty Ltd
            Interest Age 2-6 years
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            Demelza and the Spectre Detectors
             

            Demelza and the Spectre Detectors (Paperback)

            By Rivers, Holly

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            Demelza loves science, but she's also inherited a distinctly un-scientific set of skills: Spectre Detecting - summoning the ghosts of the dead. When Grandma is kidnapped by mysterious villain, she knows Spectre Detecting has something to do with it. Can Demelza solve the deadly m...ystery?
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            ISBN 9781912626038
            Released NZ 1 Jul 2020
            Publisher Chicken House Ltd
            Interest Age 9-11 years
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            Kika & Me: How one extraordinary guide dog changed my world

            Kika & Me: How one extraordinary guide dog changed my world (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Patel, Amit

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            The moving true story of Dr Amit Patel, who lost his sight in just thirty-six hours, and Kika, the guide dog who changed his world.

            ISBN 9781529021202
            Released NZ 25 Feb 2020
            Publisher Pan Macmillan
            Interest Age 18+ years
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