best books in 2022

Most anticipated books of 2022 to enhance your wellbeing quotient

Here’s a list of the most anticipated books of 2022 that can help us stay positive and calm in the days to come.

The past one and a half years have reminded us how important our wellbeing is. We had to deal with anxiety, uncertainty and other challenges that tested our resolve and pushed us to the limits. As 2022 is knocking on the door, it’s important to prepare ourselves mentally and physically to face the obstacles that the future may bring. The news of the new Covid-19 variant has already begun to take a toll on our mental health. This is why, we must take every measure to enhance our wellbeing, be it by reading mental health books, staying together as a family, or increasing our physical activity.

In 2021, books played a vital role in helping us find efficient ways to keep ourselves fit. They provided us with guidance, inspiration, advice, and tips on how we can live healthily. As we are about to enter a new year, it wouldn’t be such a bad idea to take comfort in books that helped us get through the difficult times. Here, we have compiled a list of the most anticipated books of 2022 that can help us stay positive and calm in the days to come.

52 Ways to Walk: The New Science and Timeless Joy of How, When, Where, and Why, by Annabel Streets

How beneficial something as simple as walking is for our wellbeing? This book will answer that question and offer suggestions on how we can reap its rewards. The author shares 52 ways of walking styles, each backed by scientific research that will help readers make most of their daily steps. Expected to be released on February 17, 2022, 52 Ways to Walk will encourage readers to improve how they walk so that everyday feels anew.

Move: How the New Science of Body Movement Can Set Your Mind Free, by Caroline Williams

Our everyday movement can change our lives for the better if we can harness its power. Not only this, but our daily movements also keep us in good shape as they improve our mood and other aspects of our lives. At least, this is what the author, Caroline Williams talks about in her book, Move. A veteran science journalist, Williams explores the research behind brain health and physical activity in her latest work. It contains interviews with scientists from different parts of the world, which can enable readers to change their views about their daily movement. Likely to be released on January 4, 2022, this book can give a much deserving boost to your wellbeing.

Toxic Positivity: Keeping It Real in a World Obsessed with Being Happy, by Whitney Goodman

Every now and then, we come across a message, a tweet, a post, or we meet someone who urges us to be more positive in life. Now, the advice is good as it can help turn our lives around. But it’s not easy to always think positively. On days, when we are unwell, upset or facing a crisis, we seldom open up and talk about what’s bothering us. In this book, therapist Whitney Goodman shares research and stories to explain how toxic that practice can be. Instead of talking about our emotions, we bottle them up, which becomes worse in the long run. Reading this book can help us find efficient ways of processing our difficult emotions and accepting ourselves fully. The book will most likely hit the shelves on January 25, 2022.

The Anxiety Healer’s Guide Coping Strategies and Mindfulness Techniques to Calm the Mind and Body, by Alison Seponara

Millions of people struggle with anxiety attacks, especially now in the COVID stricken world. It’s a common problem many find difficult to deal with. Alison Seponara’s, The Anxiety Healer’s Guide will help readers tackle their anxiety attacks through natural remedies, cognitive-behavioural therapies, gut-health practices, and positive affirmations. A licensed counsellor, Alison has filled this book with tools and techniques that have been scientifically proven to calm the mind and get rid of anxiety attacks. The book is expected to release on March 15, 2022.

Astronomical Mindfulness Your Cosmic Guide to Reconnecting with the Sun, Moon, Stars, and Planets, by Christopher G. De Pree and Sarah Scoles

Using the power of the sun, moon, stars, and planets, Astronomical Mindfulness shares exercises that deepen your knowledge of the solar system and help you integrate mindfulness into your daily life. This engaging guide will enable readers to re-establish their connection with the solar system and understand the elements of the celestial bodies, thus helping people become more informed, engaged, and mindful every day. Set to release on January 4, 2022, Astronomical Mindfulness can help you achieve mindfulness so you can cope with the responsibilities of the modern world.

The Expectation Effect: How Your Mindset Can Change Your World, by David Robson

This book is a gateway to understanding the most intriguing and essential aspect of our lives—the consequences of our expectations. You must have heard of the placebo effect and how it heals without any medicine. Using the neuroscience narrative, science journalist David Robson takes readers on a journey to explore how life can change with your expectations. He says it’s not about “seeing is believing” as many people think but “believing is seeing”, a secret that can change the way you look at life. The book will be out on February 15, 2022.

Let’s Get Physical: How Women Discovered Exercise and Reshaped the World, by Danielle Friedman

In Let’s Get Physical, journalist Danielle Friedman throws light on the history of women’s fitness culture—how it evolved from a beauty tool to a lifestyle that millions of women have adopted to live a life of emotional and physical wellbeing. The chapters reveal the fitness revolutions that changed the way women think about their fitness, whether it’s “Swinging Sixties,” jogging in the seventies, or aerobics in the eighties. Expected to be released on January 4, 2022, this book tells the story of how women discovered the joy of physical strength and competence.


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