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Ancient wisdom for modern living : from ayurveda to zen, seasonal wisdom for clarity and balance
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9781454936640
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192 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm
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A comprehensive exploration of ancient wisdoms from around the world, interpreted for use in our own time. Today, people are searching for spiritual fulfillment, insight, and inner calm. Ancient ways of wisdom can help us achieve that goal-and this enlightening overview covers all the best practices to enhance our well-being. After an introduction, it features four sections, each focused on a season and offering practical advice on:  Nutrition (adapting your diet throughout the year, including recipes, cleanses, home remedies, and tonics); Body (exercises, including simple yoga and qigong flows, healing forms of bodywork and breathing); Emotional life (seasonal emotional shifts and advice on natural approaches to loneliness, stress, and depression); and Spiritual life (powerful soul-work, including space cleansing, crystals, sound healing, and tarot). Harness this wisdom to relieve the pressures of our contemporary environment.  
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A comprehensive exploration of ancient wisdoms from around the world, interpreted for use in our own time.

Today, people are searching for spiritual fulfillment, insight, and inner calm. Ancient ways of wisdom can help us achieve that goal--and this enlightening overview covers all the best practices to enhance our well-being. After an introduction, it features four sections, each focused on a season and offering practical advice on: Nutrition (adapting your diet throughout the year, including recipes, cleanses, home remedies, and tonics); Body (exercises, including simple yoga and qigong flows, healing forms of bodywork and breathing); Emotional life (seasonal emotional shifts and advice on natural approaches to loneliness, stress, and depression); and Spiritual life (powerful soul-work, including space cleansing, crystals, sound healing, and tarot). Harness this wisdom to relieve the pressures of our contemporary environment.


Author Notes

Jane Alexander is a journalist and writer specializing in natural health and holistic living. She is known for her writing on all aspects of alternative and complementary health care; self-help; psychology; and mind/body/spirit. She lives in a remote farmhouse in Exmoor National Park in the UK.