Book Review: The Modern Ayurvedic Cookbook

‘The Modern Ayurvedic Cookbook’, by Amrita Sonhdi, Arsenal Pulp Press ISBN 978-1-55152-204-3 In my quest to make wise food choices and add some variety to my diet, I’ve been enjoying The Modern Ayurvedic Cookbook, now in its fourth printing. Ayurveda originated in India more than 5,000 years ago. At its heart “is our intimate connection […]

The Self-Compassion Diet

The Self-Compassion Diet: A Step-by-Step Program to Lose Weight with Loving-Kindness by Jean Fain (Sounds True 2011) ISBN 978-1-60407-075-0 and The Self-Compassion Diet: Guided Practices to Lose Weight with Loving-Kindness by Jean Fain (Sounds True audio 2011) ISBN 978-1-60407-077-4 When I was recuperating from knee replacement surgery a year ago, I found an in-the-moment awareness […]

Book Review: Keepers of the Trees

“Keepers of the Trees: A Guide to Re-Greening North America” by Ann Linnea, Skyhorse Publishing, ISBN  978-1-61608-007-5 Ann Linnea, co-author of The Circle Way: A Leader in Every Chair (Berrett-Koehler), is also a botanist, a speaker, and “listener of story.” She writes in her introduction to Keepers of the Trees, “I have always been fascinated […]