Reference Books Spring 2023


Eva Asselmann

The Easy Way to Relax

Escaping the stress trap in 20 seconds

The scientifically proven relaxation technique

Date of publication: April 12, 2023
Paperback | 144 pages
The innovative training "Easy Relax" makes it simple to become calm and composed in stressful situations quickly, intensively, and in a well focused way in 20 seconds. A vicious circle of stress ...

Sabine Lück

Inherited Fate

How to overcome stressful family patterns and release our true potential – The comprehensive practical program

Date of publication: April 20, 2023
Hardcover | 368 pages
We all have embedded within us inborn experiences, inherited pain, and ancient survival programs. These wounds, passed down through generations, can trigger anxiety, depression, relationship conf...

Paula Lambert

No! – A No Is a Yes to Yourself

Setting borders – A crash course for beginners

Date of publication: June 11, 2025
Paperback | 192 pages
"Could you …?" "Would you …?" "May I just …?" Who hasn’t experienced it: we often say "yes" to such questions when we don’t even really want to – and then get upset at ourselves. Why is it so dif...

Reto U. Schneider

The Art of Clever Argumentation

Rules for effectively engaging in dialogue

A crash course in rationality

Date of publication: June 28, 2023
Hardcover | 160 pages
Haven’t we all thought the world would be a better place if certain people changed their minds? And have those people, without exception, never been ourselves? In times of polarized societies, fi...

Mirijam Trunk

Things I Wish I’d Known When I Started

Why we don’t all have the same opportunities when starting out on our careers – and how we women can succeed despite inequality

Date of publication: March 1, 2023
Hardcover | 320 pages
There are many reasons why a woman’s career might stall – often even before she becomes a mother and ends up in the "part-time trap". During the first five years of her career, a woman will encou...

Bas Kast

A Compass for the Soul

The findings of new studies on resilience and inner strength

Date of publication: March 1, 2023
Hardcover | 256 pages
Pandemics, crises, stress, and anxieties about the future – things aren’t going too well for our psychological well-being at the moment. Bestselling author Bas Kast explores the question of what ...

Sasja Metz

Goodbye Drama

Promoting self-love, resilience, and balance

With numerous exercises from Somatic Experiencing®

Date of publication: May 11, 2023
Paperback | 272 pages
Sasja Metz shows step by step how a poorly regulated nervous system can cause problems in everyday life, including a constantly high stress level, out of proportion conflicts in the family or at ...

Tupoka Ogette

Fighting Racism Day by Day

Your year’s journal

With inspirations for the whole year from the Spiegel’s bestselling author Tupoka Ogette

Date of publication: March 15, 2023
Paperback | 208 pages | With illustrations from: Patricia Vester
The decisions to live a life critical of racism are made every day. This journal will help. Each month focuses on a particular theme, such as Black History, White Fragility, and Allyship. And for...

Martin Wehrle

If Everyone Likes You, No One Will Take You Seriously

Saying what you think, getting what you deserve

Date of publication: April 26, 2023
Paperback | 352 pages
Those who do everything others want them to do are liked – but only as easy targets. Only those who manage to set boundaries and represent their own interests will be respected as having characte...

Petra Bracht, Claus Leitzmann

Simply Losing Weight

Answers to vital questions

How to achieve your desired weight permanently

Date of publication: January 11, 2023
Hardcover | 480 pages
The leading nutrition experts Dr. Petra Bracht and Dr. Claus Leitzmann combine their expertise from many decades of research and practice to answer such questions about what really helps people l...

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