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Bird Therapy

£19.99

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Yellow cloth boards with very slight shelf wear marks. Whole book could almost be classed as new. No dust jacket Illustrated with b&w plates. 'I can't remember the last book I read that I could say with absolute assurance would save lives. But this one will' Chris Packham' fabulously direct and truthful, filled with energy but devoid of self-pity . . . I was impressed and enchanted. Highly recommended' Stephen Fry'Succeeds - triumphantly - in articulating with great honesty what it is like to suffer with a mental illness, and in providing strategies for coping' Mail on Sunday. When Joe Harkness suffered a breakdown in 2013, he tried all the things his doctor recommended: medication helped, counselling was enlightening, and mindfulness grounded him. But nothing came close to nature, particularly birds. How had he never noticed such beauty before? Soon, every avian encounter took him one step closer to accepting who he is.The positive change in Joe's wellbeing was so profound that he started a blog to record his experience. Three years later he has become a spokesperson for the benefits of birdwatching, spreading the word everywhere from Radio 4 to Downing Street.In this groundbreaking book filled with practical advice, Joe explains the impact that birdwatching had on his life, and invites the reader to discover these extraordinary effects for themselves.

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Added value:
First edition & almost as new.
Author(s):
Joe Harkness
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
22x15x3 cm
Edition:
2019 First edition
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1783527722
ISBN-13:
9781783527724
Number of pages:
290
Publisher:
Unbound

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Yellow cloth boards with very slight shelf wear marks. Whole book could almost be classed as new. No dust jacket Illustrated with b&w plates. 'I can't remember the last book I read that I could say with absolute assurance would save lives. But this one will' Chris Packham' fabulously direct and truthful, filled with energy but devoid of self-pity . . . I was impressed and enchanted. Highly recommended' Stephen Fry'Succeeds - triumphantly - in articulating with great honesty what it is like to suffer with a mental illness, and in providing strategies for coping' Mail on Sunday. When Joe Harkness suffered a breakdown in 2013, he tried all the things his doctor recommended: medication helped, counselling was enlightening, and mindfulness grounded him. But nothing came close to nature, particularly birds. How had he never noticed such beauty before? Soon, every avian encounter took him one step closer to accepting who he is.The positive change in Joe's wellbeing was so profound that he started a blog to record his experience. Three years later he has become a spokesperson for the benefits of birdwatching, spreading the word everywhere from Radio 4 to Downing Street.In this groundbreaking book filled with practical advice, Joe explains the impact that birdwatching had on his life, and invites the reader to discover these extraordinary effects for themselves.

Added value:
First edition & almost as new.
Author(s):
Joe Harkness
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
22x15x3 cm
Edition:
2019 First edition
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1783527722
ISBN-13:
9781783527724
Number of pages:
290
Publisher:
Unbound

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