Gardening, breakfast, weeds & ice baths….
1/ Wim Hof – The Wim Hof Method
If the BBC show, Freeze Your Fear, has inspired you to install an ice tub & wear a poncho, read more here. Wim Hof is about as real as they come, and his method, drawn from Tibetan Tantra, time-tested. Highly recommend!
(You might also like Kelly McGonical, The Upside of Stress)
2/ David & Stephen Flynn – The Happy Pear: Vegan Cooking for Everyone
I include this lovely book for the breakfast recipes. The rest of the book is also great, but the breakfast recipes excel. Chia pots, stewed fruit, homemade granola… This book is accessible and easy, and full of inspiration.
3/ Denise Linn – Sacred Space
I have had a copy of this book for years. It’s one of my more woowoo reads, but I’d be lying if I said I hadn’t used this a lot. Learn about Feng Shui, and maintaining the energy in your house & office. If your living space isn’t feeling light & airy, this book is for you.
4/ Peg Streep – Spiritual Gardening: Creating Sacred Space Outdoors
I picked up a copy of this secondhand a few years back. It’s a beautiful book, full of inspiration for creating “sacred” spaces in your garden. Since the sun re-appeared, I have been practising outside most days. There is nothing sweeter than meditating & breathing in the fresh air, with the birds keeping you present. Transform your garden, create your own outdoor haven.
5/ Becky Cole – Garden Apothecary
Hey, what if you could turn those weeds into skincare? A few years ago, I sat in awe and listened to a lecture from a woman living off-grid. She made everything, from candles to cleaning products, most of it foraged. If, like me, you’re not ready to live without your hairdryer, this is a good place to start!