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Bloom Book Resources for Support

Many of our participants as us to recommend books that support positive mental health and wellbeing, so here are our suggestions of books to help you bloom! Have a read and see if any of them resonate with you.

General Books

Flourish, Martin Seligman (2011)
Random House Australia, Milsons Point, NSW, Australia. ISBN 978 1 86471 297 1.

A Mindfullness-Based Stress Reduction Workbook, Bob Stahl & Elisha Goldstein (2010)
New Harbinger Publications, Oakland, CA. USA. ISBN 978 1 57224 708 6

Opening the Door of Your Heart, Ajahn Brahm (2010)
Hachette Australia. ISBN 978 0 7336 2311 0.

Hurry up and Meditate, David Michie (2008).
Snow Lion Publications, Ithaca, NY. USA. ISBN 1 55939 306 8.

BLOOM! Mental Health and Wellbeing, Tasha Broomhall (2014)
Books to Bloom. ISBN 9780987489708

Daring Greatly, Brene Brown (2012)
Gotham. ISBN 9781592407330

Dare to Lead, Brene Brown (2018)
Random House. ISBN-10 1785042149

Thrive, Arianna Huffington (2014)
Harmony Books. ISBN 9780804140843

The Upside of Stress, Kelly McGonigal (2016)
Penguin Random House. ISBN 9781101982938

The Choice, Edith Eger (2018)
Penguin Australia. ISBN 9781846045127

Atomic Habits, James Clear (2018)
Avery. ISBN 0735211292 9780735211292

Big Potential, Shawn Achor (2018)
Currency. ISBN 1524761532 978 1524761530

The Happiness Advantage, Shawn Achor (2010)
Currency. ISBN 0307591549 978 0307591548


Books for Young People

The Optimistic Child, Martin Seligman (1995).
Houghton Mifflin Company, Massachusetts, USA. ISBN 0 09 183119 9.

Buddhism for Mothers: A Calm Approach to Caring for Yourself and Your Children, Sarah Napthali (2010)
ReadHowYouWant.com. ISBN 1458780236, 9781458780232

In the Zone: Wellbeing Habits for Teens, Conchi Chamizo (2018)
Conchi Chamizo. ISBN 0648336107 9780648336105

Specific Illness Books, The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook, Edmund Bourne (2010).
5th Ed. New Harbinger Publications, Oakland CA. USA. ISBN 1 57224 413 5

A Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Workbook, Bob Stahl, Elisha Goldstein ( 2010)
New Harbinger Publications, Oakland CA. USA. ISBN 1572247088, 9781572247086

Help for Depression: What Works (and what doesn’t), Anthony Jorm, Helen Christensen, Kathy Griffiths, Ailsa Korten, and Bryan Rodgers (2001).
Centre for Mental Health Research, Canberra, Australia. ISBN 0 7315 4890 6.

Coping with Schizophrenia, Steven Jones & Peter Hayward (2005).
Oneworld Publications, Oxford. ISBN 1 85168 344 5.

Living With Bipolar: A Guide to Understanding and Managing the Disorder
L. Berk, M. Berk, D. Castle, S. Lauder ( 2008)
Allen and Unwin, Crows Nest NSW, Australia.
ISBN 9 78174175 425 4


Matthew Johnstone Books

Perfect for workplaces, adults and young people alike.

I Had a Black Dog, Matthew Johnstone (2005)
Pan Macmillan Australia. ISBN 0330421832

Living with a Black Dog, Matthew Johnstone & Ainsley Johnstone (2008)
Pan Macmillan Australia. ISBN 9780330423717

Alphabet of a Human Heart, Matthew Johnstone and James Kerr(2009)
Pan Macmillan Australia. ISBN 9781405039475

Quiet the Mind, Matthew Johnstone & James Kerr (2012)
Pan Macmillan Australia. ISBN 9781742610733

Capturing Mindfulness, Matthew Johnstone (2013)
Pan Macmillan Australia. ISBN 0330421832

The Big Little Book of Resilience, Matthew Johnstone (2015)
Pan Macmillan Australia. ISBN 9781742614328



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