How to Connect with Nature

How to Connect with Nature

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By (author) Tristan Gooley, By (author) The School of Life

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  • Publisher: MACMILLAN
  • Format: Paperback | 160 pages
  • Dimensions: 128mm x 176mm x 14mm | 180g
  • Publication date: 1 April 2015
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0230768075
  • ISBN 13: 9780230768079
  • Illustrations note: illustrations (black and white)
  • Sales rank: 46,656

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A deep knowledge of our natural environment is no longer a vital part of everyday survival, certainly for those of us living in cities and working in weatherproof offices. Unless we have an inherent love of the great outdoors, do we really need to connect with nature? Bestselling author Tristan Gooley believes that real connection, no matter how small, can enrich us as individuals, allowing us to see every living thing in its own intricate network. Offering a host of techniques, he helps us awaken our senses and deepen our understanding of nature's cycles, conflicts and relationships. By cultivating the right mindset we can gain a better appreciation of the world, both indoors and outdoors. One in the new series of books from The School of Life, launched January 2014: How to Age by Anne Karpf How to Develop Emotional Health by Oliver James How to Be Alone by Sara Maitland How to Deal with Adversity by Christopher Hamilton How to Think About Exercise by Damon Young How to Connect with Nature by Tristan Gooley

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Tristan Gooley is a writer, navigator and explorer. He is the Sunday Times bestselling author of The Walker's Guide to Outdoor Clues and Signs, The Natural Navigator and The Natural Explorer and he has written for publications including the Sunday Times, the New York Times, the FT and Geographical Magazine. Tristan has led expeditions in five continents, climbed mountains in Europe, Africa and Asia, sailed small boats across oceans and piloted small aircraft to Africa and the Arctic. He is the only living person to have both flown solo and sailed singlehanded across the Atlantic and is a Fellow of the Royal Institute of Navigation and the Royal Geographical Society. Tristan has appeared on TV and radio programmes in the UK and internationally. www.naturalnavigator.com

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This new series of The School of Life's self-help books build on the strengths of the first, tackling some of the hardest issues of our lives in a way that is genuinely informative, helpful and consoling. Here are books that prove that the term "self-help" doesn't have to be either shallow or naive -- Alain de Botton, Founder of The School of Life The School of Life offers radical ways to help us raid the treasure trove of human knowledge Independent on Sunday