5 BOOKS TO HELP YOU FEEL HAPPY AT HOME

Our pick of reads to help you rest up, relax the mind and remember the positives...
5 Books To Help You Feel Happy At Home

The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse

Charlie Mackesy

“A book to bring people together, Charlie Mackesy’s inspirational paintings and delicate calligraphic text are a celebration of kindness, compassion and understanding, conveying an essential message for our time.”

Luxe review: There’s never been a better time to rest up with this calming book. It settles the mind, feeds the soul and reminds us that we’re never alone. A beautifully illustrated story exploring universal messages of love, friendship, hope and compassion. Read a passage before you drift off, pick it up first thing on a morning, and you’re doing it right. It takes pride of place on your bedside table – and long may it continue!

waterstones.com

 

Be My Lobster – & never let me go

Sarah Ford

“When it comes to finding perfect love, lobsters are the best. They don’t care about gifts (unless they’re homemade) or about grand gestures (lovely little ones will do). With your lobster, it’s about the real stuff – lying on your back to watch clouds, tickling each other until you shriek, devouring a box set in one go. You will know when you find your lobster: they will chuckle at the same jokes, let you share their fries and buckle up to accompany you on this crazy ride called life.”

Luxe review: We all need a little love in this unnerving world. This sweet and simple read is our chosen love story this spring. The perfect gift to buy for the one you love. It’s sure to lift spirits and make them chuckle.

oliverbonas.com

 

Bedtime Stories for Stressed Out Adults

Lucy Mangan

“Tales to soothe tired souls. A night time companion for frazzled adults, including calming stories and poems for a good night’s sleep.”

Luxe review: If a good night’s sleep is top of your to-do list, this book is for you. This comforting collection of good-for-the-soul stories invites you to hunker down and escape into enchanting new worlds, get lost in magical realms and meet mysterious characters. The perfect tool to take you to dreamtime.

amazon.co.uk

 

Spark Joy – An Illustrated Master Class on the Art of Organizing and Tidying Up

Marie Kondo

“The follow-up to the New York Times bestselling The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, from the star of the hit Netflix series Tidying Up with Marie Kondo.”

Marie Kondo, Spark Joy

Luxe review: Now is a good time to de-clutter the mind, the body and… the house! Marie Kondo has you covered this spring. In this productive read, she’ll gently guide you room-by-room, to a happy, healthy and very well organised home. From cutlery and books, to paperwork, cosmetics and clothing, this simple yet oh-so satisfying guide is sure to ‘spark [some] joy’ for the clean-freak within you.

blackwells.co.uk

 

Yoga 365

Susanna Harwood Rubin

“Yoga 365 presents a year’s worth of daily readings that invite yoga lovers of every skill level to bring the inspiration they experience on their mats into their everyday lives. Each entry explores a mind-body theme such as balance, strength, and resilience in a short, illuminating paragraph that can be enjoyed in the morning or at bedtime, incorporated into a yoga session, or read on the go.”

Luxe review: If you’re feeling a little ‘cntrl-alt-delete’ on 2020, this dose of ‘Daily Wisdom for Life, On and Off the Mat’ is the perfect tool to recharging the mind, body and soul. Think of it as a lighthearted way of sharing your love of the practice. It’s the perfect companion for experienced yogis and those new to the mat. Your journey starts here…

yogamatters.com


What are you reading this spring? We’d love to hear… please get in touch via our social channels. Let’s extend our list – the Luxe self-isolation book club!

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