Recommended Reading

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Anatomy of an Epidemic: Magic Bullets, Psychiatric Drugs, and the Astonishing Rise of Mental Illness in America  by Robert Whitaker

Recovery & Renewal: Your essential guide to overcoming dependency and withdrawal from sleeping pills, other ‘benzo’ tranquillisers and antidepressants by Baylissa Johns

Hope and Help for Your Nerves by Claire Weekes

The Effortless Sleep Method: The Incredible New Cure for Insomnia and Chronic Sleep Problems by Sasha Stevens

The Brain That Changes Itself: Stories of Personal Triumph from the Frontiers of Brain Science by Norman Doidge

Love, Medicine and Miracles: Lessons Learned about Self-Healing from a Surgeon’s Experience with Exceptional Patients by Bernie Siegel

Anatomy of an Illness: As Perceived by the Patient (Twentieth Anniversary Edition) by Norman Cousins

Nutrition and Physical Degeneration by Weston A. Price

Nourishing Traditions: The Cookbook that Challenges Politically Correct Nutrition and the Diet Dictocrats by Sally Fallon

Deep Nutrition: Why Your Genes Need Traditional Food by Katherine Shanahan, M.D.

The New Whole Foods Encyclopedia: A Comprehensive Resource for Healthy Eating by Rebecca Wood

Good Meat: The Complete Guide to Sourcing and Cooking Sustainable Meat by Deborah Krasnor

In Defense of Food: An Eater’s Manifesto by Michael Pollan

The Omnivore’s Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals by Michael Pollan

Bringing It to the Table: On Farming and Food by Wendell Berry

Do It Gorgeously: How to Make Less Toxic, Less Expensive, and More Beautiful Products by Sophia Uliano

The Naturally Clean Home: 150 Super-Easy Herbal Formulas for Green Cleaning by Karyn Siegel-Maier

The Encyclopedia of Country Living, 40th Anniversary Edition by

Rodale’s Ultimate Encyclopedia of Organic Gardening: The Indispensable Green Resource for Every Gardener

Second Nature: A Gardener’s Education by Michael Pollan

The Unsettling of America: Culture & Agriculture by Wendell Berry

What Are People For?: Essays by Wendell Berry

It All Turns on Affection: The Jefferson Lecture and Other Essays by Wendell Berry

Home Economics: Fourteen Essays – Wendell Berry


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