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Forest Bathing by Dr Quing Li: BETTER MIND, MOOD AND HEALTH FROM THE FOREST

Forest Bathing by Dr Quing Li: BETTER MIND, MOOD AND HEALTH FROM THE FOREST

The Japanese mindfulness practice shinrin-yoku, known in the West as forest bathing, fascinates scientists as much as wellness devotees. Like with anything enhancing our health and happiness, the literature on ...
SILENCE In the Age of Noise: meeting the experience of Erling Kagge

SILENCE In the Age of Noise: meeting the experience of Erling Kagge

The phone is ringing, alerts blinking and vibrating, buzzer banging, cars growling, and neighborhood construction drills into our lives constantly activated through civilisation's disruptive sounds. We get quite upset by ...
philosophy and poetry

Creativity and Taoism: A Study of Chinese Philosophy, Art and Poetry by Chung-yuan Chang

Truth is timeless. Creativity and Taoism was originally published half a century ago, yet its newest edition published by the London-based Singing Dragon timely reminds us how ancient Chinese philosophy ...
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