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Store Opening Measures

We are pleased to be able to welcome back our customers but your saftey and that of our staff is our top priority. So we have introduced a number of measures which will make your experience at Watkins Books as safe as possible during this time: A limit on the number of people in the …

Support Watkins Books

The 2020 COVID-19 outbreak has hit many independent shops and businesses hard, and although we’re aiming to re-open the bookshop as soon as possible, Watkins Books still needs all the support we can get at this time. If you’re wondering how you can help to support the bookshop, why not consider one of these options? …

How to Strengthen Your Inner Energy with Reiki

According to the World Health Organization more than 350 million people around the world suffer from depression. On their website they describe some of the symptoms of depression as reduced energy leading to diminished activities and a loss of enjoyment. What is the reason we feel a loss of energy and joy in our daily life? …

Solstice Fire

Close your eyes and breathe slowly. Feel the cool air of morning all around you, filling your lungs, stirring your hair. Feel the earth beneath your feet, cool damp grass, soft brown soil, smooth strong rock. Ahead of you, through your closed eyelids, you can feel the slow gentle rising of the sun, flickering light …

The Top 10 Megalithic Sites in Europe to Visit this Summer Solstice

Top 10 Megalithic sites in Europe To inaugurate the publication of a groundbreaking new book on stone circles Megalith: Studies in Stone on 21 June and anticipating the spiritual Summer solstice this week, Robin Heath (contributing author and investigator of ancient monuments) and John Martineau (publisher and founder of the Megalithomania Conference), unveil their top …

Living Forever Young, Day 9: Committing Forever Young

If you commit fully to your purpose, your passions, your views and your activities, you unlock your potential for greatness. When people come to my conferences or retreats the thing I ask from them at the start is to commit to the process they are about to undertake – to play fully with everything I …

Living Forever Young, Day 8: Learning Forever Young

Learning is in every day. Each time you have a conversation with a friend, you learn new thoughts and ideas, details and nuances. Every time you meet a challenge in your job, your relationships, your parenting, you learn ways to overcome those challenges, and often learn about yourself, other people, your capabilities and your strengths …

The Messages Your Internal Self-Talk is Sending

We all communicate with ourselves in a number of ways, and some of us talk out-loud to ourselves. Do you find yourself doing this often, and do you ever stop and consider exactly what this internal voice is telling you? Internal dialogue is one of the really intriguing aspects of our humanity, and it varies …

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STORE REOPENING! We are delighted to be able to announce that the store will be reopening on 30th July. We will be open 7 days a week between 11.00am-6.30pm. We are looking forward to safely welcoming you all back to the shop very soon. Stay safe. The Watkins Bookshop Team.