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Extract: Standing on my Brother’s Shoulders

To celebrate the release of our August titles, we are posting some extracts to give you a sneak peek inside! This is Standing on my Brother's Shoulders by Tara Lal – available now in the US. The book is available in the UK and AUSTRALIA on…

Extract: How to be a Modern Samurai

To celebrate the release of our August titles, we are posting some extracts to give you a sneak peek inside! First up in How to be a Modern Samurai by Antony Cummins - available here in multiple formats! The first guide to using samurai self-discipline,…

Books for Self-Compassion

Celebrate and practice self-compassion with these titles from Watkins.

Excerpt (3): The Joyful Environmentalist

In honour of the publication day (14th July) of The Joyful Environmentalist, we're spoiling you with another sneak-peek at the book's content. Read on to know more about this fast, funny and inspirational guide to saving the planet! Don’t tidy up your garden. If something…

Q&A with Michael James

It’s time for a brand new Q&A! Let us introduce you to the speaker, life coach and writer, Michael James. His ebook Emotional First Aid was published in April and is available to buy here! Hi Michael! Thanks so much for taking the time to…

Excerpt: The Joyful Environmentalist

Finally! A book about saving our planet that is fast, funny and inspiring too. The Joyful Environmentalist (published on 14th July) is written in short chapters for busy people, Isabel doesn’t bother with an examination of the problem but gets right on with the solutions.…

Excerpt: How to Be Comfortable with Being Uncomfortable

Ben Aldridge's new book How to Be Comfortable with Being Uncomfortable (published June 9th!) offers a selection of strange and wonderful challenges designed to take you out of your comfort zone and into the unknown. Ben shows you that learning new skills, mental and physical,…

Five Questions with Divya Kohli, author of Finding Peace in Difficult Times

Finding Peace in Difficult Times is published this month, offering grounding techniques which are particularly helpful to everyone experiencing fear, loneliness and overwhelm in response to crises. It provides practical, in-the-moment tools to promote resilience and self-compassion. Today we're speaking to author Divya Kohli to really get to the heart of the book. And if you're intrigued, it is available to buy now.

Excerpt: A Guide to Eco-Anxiety by Anouchka Grose

This June, Watkins are proud to be publishing A Guide to Eco-Anxiety by Anouchka Grose, a timely look at how you can help the planet and protect your own mental health around the often overwhelming topic of climate change. Read on for Anouchka's introduction to the book.

Rediscover the Joy of the Natural World

Following the release of 21 Rituals to Connect with Nature, author Krysia Newman reflects on how she's being inspired by our amazing world, even during lockdown.