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Our selection of recommended downshifting books.

BOOK OF THE MONTH

LIFE SWAP

The essential guide to downshifting, simplifying your life and improving your work/life balance

Available in all good bookshops, and on this web site!

 

A great new book full of top tips, hints, ideas and stories of downshifting.

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 Just £5.00 inc p & p (UK)

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The Book of Rubbish

by Tracey Smith

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Green Parenting
– The best for you, your children and the environment
Give yourself and your family the best start in life. Choose food and household products that are safe and and less harmful to the environment. A well-balanced life is essential for bringing up healthy, happy, children. This book shows you how.

Author Melissa Corkhill (Green Parent magazine)

Only £7.99 + £1.00 p&p

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The toxic consumer


How to reduce your exposure to everyday toxic chemicals
Toxic Consumer takes a practical look at the evidence linking man-made chemicals with long-term health problems. It shows you which chemicals are involved, what types of product they are in and how you can take steps to reduce your exposure to them.

Only £7.99
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Karen Ashton and Elizabeth Salter-Green

Only £7.99 + £1.00 p&p

 

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Ethical shopping is on the increase. More and more of us want to put our money where our conscience is. But where do you start in making ethical choices? In this entertaining and accessible book, we take you through the ins and outs of buying food, clothes, toys, jewellery, holidays, transport, investments and much, much more.

Melliasa Corkhill

Only - £9.99+ £1.00 p&p

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Gap Years for Grown Ups

by

Susan Griffith published by Vacation Work Publications.

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Au Revior Angleterre

By

Paul Jenner and Christine Smith.

A reality check for those thinking of moving abroad.

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Out of Your Townie Mind

Out of Your Townie Mind

    by Richard Craze

                  

A great reality check for all those

        thinking of a life change or downshifting

to the country.

                                                                                         

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Bull presents the pitfalls and practical strategies to ease the reader through the major life changes involved in downshifting. Draws on 50 case histories and gives practical strategies for job-sharing, portfolio work and starting a new life in the country or abroad.

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Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars

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In the rat race, only a rat can win, but there is an alternative, and one for which thousands of people worldwide are beginning to opt. Nicholas Corder has done it, and here he shows how you too can change your way of living to one of simplicity, increased happiness and immense satisfaction.
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Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars

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Already considered a classic in the genre, DO WHAT YOU ARE, has helped hundreds of thousands of people find truly satisfying work. The book analyses personality type by looking at how an individual processes information, make decisions and interacts with the world around them and shows which of the sixteen types describes that person best.
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Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars

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CHAPTER 1 Great Expectations
CHAPTER 2 When Work Becomes Identity
CHAPTER 3 The Price of Success
CHAPTER 4 When Work Stops Working
CHAPTER 5 Resistance at the Turning Point
CHAPTER 6 The Importance of Money
CHAPTER 7 Changing
CHAPTER 8 Work That Works
CHAPTER 9 Men, Work, and Identity
CHAPTER 10 Balance and Meaning
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Would you like a more fulfilling work life? Do you want a job that's creative, exciting and rewarding? That allows you to be who you truly are? You need to discover the work you were born to do.

 

 

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Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars

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Running your own business or becoming self-employed can bring rewards and stimulating challenges that working for someone else never will but knowing where to start can be so confusing. This book is here to help you. If you have a business idea that you want to put into action, this comprehensive guide will provide you with all the advice you need on the realities of setting up and running a business.
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"A brilliant, passionately written book! If you want to have a career you will love, this is the one to read. I highly recommend it." – JACK CANFIELD Co-author, Chicken Soup for the Soul and Chicken Soup for the Soul at Work

"An extremely helpful book for anyone seeking to create a career of meaning and satisfaction." – MARIANNE WILLIAMSON

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Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars

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For three decades Richard Nelson Bolles's annually updated and revised Parachute has been cheerfully advising people that the best way to find a job or make a career change isn't to answer a job ad and/or send in a CV. That way, the statistical odds are heavily stacked against success. Instead he advocates a creative three-pronged approach.
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Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars

 

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