Enchantment of the Faerie Realm
Communicate With Nature Spirits and Elementals
Have you ever taken a walk in the woods and felt like you were not alone? That's because you weren’t! Forests, lakes, mountains, caves—even your garden—are alive with the spirits of nature. Faeries are real, and you can learn to commune with a whole world of unseen beings, including elves, devas, and nature spirits. With an open mind and a... Read more »
Inheritors of the Earth
How Nature Is Thriving in an Age of Extinction
Human activity has irreversibly changed the natural environment. But the news isn't all bad.
It's accepted wisdom today that human beings have permanently damaged the natural world, causing extinction, deforestation, pollution, and of course climate change. But in Inheritors of the Earth, biologist Chris Thomas shows that this obscures a more... Read more »
The Nature of Plants
An Introduction to How Plants Work
Plants play a critical role in how we experience our environment. They create calming green spaces, provide oxygen for us to breathe, and nourish our senses. In The Nature of Plants, ecologist and nursery owner Craig Huegel demystifies the complex lives of plants and provides listeners with an extensive tour into their workings.
Beginning with... Read more »
The Nature Principle
The Nature Principle presents a compelling case that a conscious reconnection to nature can make us whole again and that the future will belong to nature-smart individuals, families, businesses, and communities. Supported by evidence from emerging empirical and theoretical research and eye-opening anecdotes, Louv shows that when we tap into the... Read more »
Bringing Nature Home
How You Can Sustain Wildlife with Native Plants, Updated and Expanded
As development and subsequent habitat destruction accelerate, there are increasing pressures on wildlife populations. But there is an important and simple step toward reversing this alarming trend: Everyone with access to a patch of earth can make a significant contribution toward sustaining biodiversity. There is an unbreakable link between... Read more »
The Nature Fix
Why Nature Makes us Happier, Healthier, and More Creative
For centuries, poets and philosophers extolled the benefits of a walk in the woods: Beethoven drew inspiration from rocks and trees; Wordsworth composed while tromping over the heath; Nikola Tesla conceived the electric motor while visiting a park. Intrigued by our storied renewal in the natural world, Florence Williams sets out to uncover the... Read more »
The Nature Cure
A Doctor's Guide to the Science of Natural Medicine
“Informative . . . I recommend it to practitioners and patients alike.” —Andrew Weil, MD, author of Eight Weeks to Optimum Health and Mind Over Meds
International bestselling author Dr. Andreas Michalsen uncovers the natural cures that will transform your health and change your life
Sunlight. Forest bathing. Fasting. Cold-water baths.... Read more »
The Nature of Animal Healing
The Definitive Holist Medicine Guide to Caring for Your Dog and Cat
The Nature of Animal Healing is a groundbreaking, inspirational contribution to animal care. Dr. Martin Goldstein, one of the most successful and best-known holistic veterinarians in the country, offers here, for the first time, invaluable insights into how to give our pets a healthy, happy, and long life.
Dr. Goldstein--a graduate of the Cornell... Read more »
23 Spellbinding Ways to Make Nature More Visible
“Rewild Yourself: Making Nature More Visible in Our Lives draws upon the inspiration of nature-heavy fantasies such as C.S. Lewis's Chronicles of Narnia and J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter series to create magical allegories that encourage openness to the wonders of the natural world. In the tradition of Thoreau's Walden, Aldo Leopold's A Sand County Almanac and the nature-based writings of E.B. White among others, Rewild Yourself offers charming nature vignettes that reveal the hidden world of plants, insects and animals for the casual observer. Flowery and metaphorical language provide a quick and engaging read for anyone looking to rediscover and explore what nature has to offer.”BrocheAroe, River Dog Book Co.
The Forest Unseen
A Year's Watch in Nature
In this wholly original book, biologist David Haskell uses a one-square-meter patch of old-growth Tennessee forest as a window into the entire natural world. Visiting it almost daily for one year to trace nature's path through the seasons, he brings the forest and its inhabitants to vivid life.
Each of this book's short chapters begins with a... Read more »
A Life in Nature
In this now classic biography, Linda Lear offers the astonishing portrait of an extraordinary woman who gave us some of the most beloved children's books of all time. Beatrix Potter found freedom from her conventional Victorian upbringing in the countryside. Nature inspired her imagination as an artist and scientific illustrator, but The Tale of... Read more »
Your Guide to Forest Bathing
Experience the Healing Power of Nature
Forest bathing is a gentle, meditative practice of connecting with nature. Simply being present with all of our senses, in a forest or other wild area, can produce mental, emotional, and physical health benefits. It is a simple, accessible antidote to our nature-starved lives and can inspire us to become advocates for healing our relationships...Read more »
Wisdom From a Humble Jellyfish
And Other Self-Care Rituals from Nature
A delightful guide to harnessing the rhythms of nature for self-care.
We could all learn a thing or two about living in balance from our friends in the plant and animal kingdom.
Take, for example, the jellyfish, one of the most energy-efficient animals in the world, moving through the ocean by contracting and relaxing, with frequent breaks in...Read more »
Dancing with Bees
A Journey Back to Nature
A naturalist’s passionate dive into the world of bees of all stripes--what she has learned about them, and what we can learn from them
Brigit Strawbridge Howard was shocked the day she realised she knew more about the French Revolution than she did about her native trees. And birds. And wildflowers. And bees. The thought stopped her—quite...Read more »
Meditations, Practices, and Skills for Awakening in Nature
Reconnect with your wild essence as you awaken your innate bond with the natural world
"Rewilding is a return to our essential nature. It is an attempt to reclaim something of what we were before we used words like 'civilized' to define ourselves." —Micah Mortali
In his long-awaited book Rewilding, Kripalu director Micah Mortali brings... Read more »
The Secret Teachings of Plants
The Intelligence of the Heart in the Direct Perception of Nature
All ancient and indigenous peoples insisted their knowledge of plant medicines came from the plants themselves and not through trial-and-error experimentation. Less well known is that many Western peoples made this same assertion. There are, in fact, two modes of cognition available to all human beings—the brain-based linear and the heart-based... Read more »
Science, Spirituality, and Medicine from the Heart of Nature
Weaving together herbal and medical traditions from around the world into a singular cohesive model, this groundbreaking book guides herbal practitioners to a comprehensive understanding of the practice and philosophy of healing with herbs.
Sajah Popham presents an innovative approach to herbalism that considers the holistic relationship among... Read more »
In Praise of Paths
Walking through Time and Nature
“What [Ekelund is] addressing is the intention to walk one’s way to meaning: the walk as spiritual exercise, a kind of vision quest... A key strategy for finding ourselves, then, is to first get lost.”—The New York Times Book Review
An ode to paths and the journeys we take through nature, as told by a gifted writer who stopped driving and...Read more »
Refreshing Your Spirit through Nature
Graced by Waters
Personal Essays on Fly Fishing and the Transformative Power of Nature
John Dietsch—fly fishing coordinator and stuntman for Brad Pitt on the timeless film A River Runs Through It—explores our connection to the outdoors through the prism of fly fishing and investigates its transformative and healing power in the face of loss.
In this inspirational and humorous collection of essays, author John Dietsch sees his... Read more »