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January New Releases

We’re welcoming in the new year with four books that focus on the influence of social media, work-life balance, and personal renewal.

In Break the Internet Olivia Yallop takes a deep dive into the influencer industry; Out of Office by Anne Helen Petersen and Charlie Warzel is a book for every office worker — from employees to managers — currently weighing up the pros and cons of returning to the office or working from home; Saved by the Siesta is an expert guide on the art and science of napping where Brice Faraut explains how siestas work and how you can overcome the destructive effects of a bad night’s sleep; and Becoming Aware is a 21-day mindfulness program for reducing anxiety and cultivating calm from the New York Times bestselling author of Aware Daniel J. Siegel.

Find out more about the titles below, and to win a copy of one of our new releases, head to our Facebook or Instagram.

Happy new year!

Break the Internet

Traditional media is over. The internet reigns. And in the attention economy, influencers are royalty. But who are they … and how do you become one?

Break the Internet takes a deep dive into the influencer industry, tracing its evolution from blogging and legacy social media such as Tumblr to today’s world in which YouTube, Instagram, and TikTok dominate. Surveying the new media landscape that the rise of online celebrity has created, it is an insider account of a trend which is set to dominate our future — experts estimate that the economy of influence will be valued at $24bn globally by…

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Out of Office

The future isn’t about where we will work, but how. For years we have struggled to balance work and life, with most of us feeling overwhelmed and burned out because our relationship to work is broken. This “isn't just a book about remote work. It's a book that helps us imagine a future where our lives — at the office and home — are happier, more productive, and genuinely meaningful” (Charles Duhigg, bestselling author of The Power of Habit).

Out of Office is a book for every office worker — from employees to managers — currently facing the decision about whether, and how, to return to the…

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Saved by the Siesta

An expert guide on the art and science of napping.

A daytime nap fulfills all the same functions as a night’s sleep — it’s hormonal, purifying, curative, consolidating, and reinvigorating. It also helps us to combat sleepiness, pain, depression, weak immunity, stress, hypertension, excess weight, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease.

But to take advantage of all this we need to be aware of the subtleties of the siesta. There are different types of naps, correct body positions, even times of the day that are more conducive to sleeping. There’s also an ideal amount of time to nap — and, perhaps…

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Becoming Aware

This hands-on user’s guide to the groundbreaking Wheel of Awareness meditation practice featured in the bestseller Aware takes readers step-by-step through a 21-day journey to discover what it means to be truly present and aware in our daily lives.

In today’s increasingly fast-paced world it can be difficult to find moments to catch your breath, regain inner balance, and just … be. This simple yet profound guide shows readers how to strengthen their minds by learning to focus attention, open awareness, and develop a positive state of mind — the three pillars of mindfulness practice that research…

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To win a copy of one of our new releases, head to our Facebook or Instagram. Entries close Friday 21 January. AU & NZ residents only.

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Out of Office

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Daniel J. Siegel

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Daniel J. Siegel

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