NEW BOOK – FOOD ENERGETICS: The Spiritual, Emotional, and Nutritional Power of What We Eat, by Steve Gagne (Inner Traditions Intl), $24.95, 562 pages, www.innertraditions.com
In Food Energetics, Steve Gagne shows how to revitalize our connection to food and remedy our physical and psychic imbalances with the wisdom of food energetics. He provides a comprehensive catalog of foods and their corresponding energetic properties and explains how each food affects us at the deepest spiritual level. By demonstrating how to plan meals that incorporate both dominant and compliant foods, he shows how to provide truly healthy cuisine that nourishes the body and the soul. This book explains how food imparts a living wisdom that is separate from the science of nutrient values.
NEW E-BOOK – THE CIRCULARITY OF LIFE: AN ESSENTIAL SHIFT FOR SUSTAINABILITY, by Jane Cull (Life’s Natural Solutions), $25 Australian, www.lifesnaturalsolutions.com.au
Jane Cull, founder and lead consultant of Life’s Natural Solutions, an educational consultancy in Sydney, Australia, applies the theories of living systems to describe the shift in worldview now taking place that is key to our future survival. In her new digital book, The Circularity of Life: An Essential Shift for Sustainability, Cull describes the destructive effects of human activity on the viability of life on earth and how understanding our place within the web of life will move us toward a sustainable future. "The human race is at the threshold of the next phase in its evolution," notes Cull. "To survive, we need to shift our worldview to a perception of life in which we humans see ourselves interconnected in a vast circular system."
NEW SOUND – HEARTBEAT SOULDREAM, by Art Lindemanis (Artful Touch Music), $13.99, www.artfultouchmusic.com and available on iTunes
Heartbeat Souldream is a mid-tempo, world percussion sound layered with guitars, piano and keyboards. The CD concludes with eleven minutes of meditation music. Artful Touch Music is made for, and inspired by, the healing arts. These songs are effective as music therapy for all ages. This music encourages relaxation, a resting heart rate, deeper breathing, a calm and centered mind and a general sense of well-being. The versatility of Artful Touch Music make it an ideal choice for massage therapy, yoga practice, health spas, doctor’s offices, classrooms, meditation and more.
NEW PRODUCT – PEACE SILK ORGANIC BLANKETS, by Robbie Adrian, $44-$270, www.robbieadrian.com
Robbie Adrian, designers of luxury organic blankets now offer their customers even more earth-friendly options. The company furthers its commitment to the environment by incorporating piping made of Peace Silk into its line of luxurious fleece blankets. The blankets are available in both crib and adult sizes. Robbie Adrian’s Peace Silk organic baby and adult throw blankets are now available online, exclusively. Robbie Adrian blankets are made in the U.S., with 100 percent certified organic cotton fleece and velour and trimmed with natural silk. Peace Silk is silk made from cocoons where the caterpillar is allowed to naturally complete its life cycle. Robbie Adrian’s latest offering demonstrates their ongoing commitment to providing earth-friendly, sustainable products to their customers. Since the company’s launch in 2007, the blankets have become a favorite among eco-conscious celebrities including Nicole Richie, Jessica Alba and Matthew McConaughey.
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