New Books: Animal Wisdom, The Grace in Aging, Happy Belly, and more.

New Books: Animal Wisdom, The Grace in Aging, Happy Belly, and more.

Tap in to the power of nature, with these selctions from S&H. Click on any book title for our complete review.

Happy Belly: A Woman’s Guide to Feeling Vibrant, Light, and Balanced
By Nadya Andreeva
Advantage Media Group

This book is chock-full of useful advice on how to use ayurveda, food combining, and mindful eating to avoid gas, bloating, constipation, brain fog, and other types of digestive distress.

The Grace in Aging: Awaken as You Grow Older
By Kathleen Dowling Singh
Wisdom Publications

The Grace in Aging, by renowned Buddhist teacher Kathleen Dowling Singh, establishes guideposts in the fog for those seeking greater meaning and fulfillment as they edge toward life’s grand finale. She urges us to reclaim the process of aging.

Rewire: Change Your Brain to Break Bad Habits, Overcome Addictions, and Conquer Self-Destructive Behavior
By Richard O’Connor
Hudson Street Press

Habits die hard and science can now tell us why: Our self-destructive patterns—from procrastination to the paralysis of overwhelming worry—imprint themselves on the brain, says Connecticut psychologist Richard O’Connor, author of the new book Rewire.

Go Wild: Free Your Body and Mind From the Afflictions of Civilization
By John J. Ratey, MD, and Richard Manning
Little, Brown and Company

We’ve seen a great a rise in diabetes, asthma, obesity, and other “diseases of civilization” during the past century. In Go Wild , John J. Ratey, a professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, and Richard Manning, a journalist, trace the roots of such problems much further back, to the dawn of agriculture.

Animal Wisdom: Learning from the Spiritual Lives of Animals
By Linda Bender, DVM
North Atlantic Books

If anyone’s in a position to preach—in the best sense of that word—about animals, it’s this impassioned vegetarian healer and activist whose globe-spanning career spent amid endangered and domesticated species spurs viewpoints that many open-minded animal lovers will find not just plausible but validating and downright electrifying.

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