Ancient Wisdom for Modern Living (Hardcover)

From Ayurveda to Zen, Seasonal Wisdom for Clarity and Balance

By Jane Alexander, Maggie Cole (Illustrator)

Sterling Publishing (NY), 9781454936640, 192pp.

Publication Date: September 10, 2019

List Price: 17.95*
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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.

About the Author

Jane Alexander is an acknowledged expert in the field of natural well-being. She has written more than 20 books on the subject, including the bestselling Spirit of the Home, The Detox Plan, and The Five-Minute Healer. Her books have been translated into over 16 languages. Jane wrote the groundbreaking "Self" column in the Daily Mail for many years and has been a contributor to a huge number of national newspapers, women's magazines, and health titles. She has a regular column in Natural Health magazine.