The Sweetness of A Simple Life

The Sweetness of A Simple Life

Tips for Healthier, Happier and Kinder Living Gleaned From the Wisdom and Science of Nature

eBook - 2013
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The author of The Global Forest --an international bestseller and a classic upon publication, beloved by readers around the world--gives us her tips and advice for achieving better health and peace of mind, with frugality, simplicity and pleasure not far behind.

In The Sweetness of a Simple Life , Diana Beresford-Kroeger mixes science with storytelling, wonderment, magic, myth and plenty of common sense. Orphaned at an early age, Beresford-Kroeger was raised by elderly relatives in Ireland in the Druidic tradition, taught the overlap between the arts and sciences, and the triad of body, mind and spirit. After pursuing a PhD in medical biochemistry, Beresford-Kroeger set out on a quest to preserve the world's forests. In this warm and wise collection of essays, she gives us a guide for living simply and well: which foods to eat and which to avoid; how to clean our homes and look after pets; how we can protect ourselves and our loved ones from illness; and why we need to appreciate nature. She provides an easy dose of healing, practical wisdom, blending modern medicine with aboriginal traditions. This inspiring, accessible book emphasizes back to basics, with the touchstone not an exotic religion or meditation practice, but the natural world around us.

Publisher: New York : Random House of Canada, 2013
ISBN: 9780345812971
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc

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Oct 12, 2014

Thank you Madame Diana, mother Nature is sooooo... proud of you.

A book to be read by everybody and even thought in school.

If ever you have an open-garden, I'd be more than pleased to visit...

Thank you again.

ontherideau Dec 31, 2013

Diana is a passionate scientist and a wonder full human being- a rare combination. This book is folksy; personal stories and down to earth nuggets of fact that affect all of us.

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