The New Art of Living Green (gnv64) (Size: 26.4 MB)
The New Art of Living Green: How to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint and Live a Happier, More Eco-Friendly Life
by Erica Palmcrantz Aziz and Susanne Hovenäs
Skyhorse Publishing | April 2014 | ISBN-10: 1628737395 | ePUB | 117 pages | 26.3 mb
In today’s busy world it’s easy to understand the desire for shortcuts. With our time eaten up by work, family, and errands, we almost unconsciously look for quick fixes that aren’t always the healthiest for our home or family. With The New Art of Living Green, authors Erica Palmcrantz Aziz and Susanne Hovenäs dare us to stop and think for a moment about the type of chemicals we use in our home, where we buy our produce, and the amount of waste we create. With this book you’ll discover simple tips and guidelines that will help you to make greener choices to the benefit of your growing family’s health and a grateful Mother Earth.
This guide provides a collection of proven ways to live green practically, and on a daily basis. The book is divided into seven chapters, each represented by a color of the rainbow. Learn more about such topics as:
- The World around You: How to act now
- The Home: Making slow and simple changes
- The Body: Going from chemicals to natural
- The Garden:How to farm anywhere
- Work and Play: Incorporating sustainable living into your routine
- Raw Food: Green recipes for you and Mother Earth
- Spirituality: Discovering the feeling of togetherness
It’s easy to become complacent with a routine, so to help free you of bad habits, each chapter ends with seven challenges for you to try at home. Finally transform thought into action and lend a helping hand toward making our planet a better place for future generations to come. Even the smallest of changes can make a difference!
About the Authors
Erica Palmcrantz Aziz is a raw-food educator and has been a high-raw vegan for almost nine years. She is the coauthor of The Green Smoothie Miracle: Your Way to Increased Energy, Weight Loss, and Happiness; Raw Food: A Complete Guide for Every Meal of the Day; and Raw Desserts: Mouthwatering Recipes for Cookies, Cakes, Pastries, Pies, and More. She lives in Sweden with her husband Sam Aziz and their daughter Saga.
Susanne Hovenäs is a journalist and editor for one of the largest health magazines in Sweden. She is the founder of Breathing Day (Feburary 3), a day when we can take a moment to focus on how we breathe, which can improve our health significantly and aid us in becoming more harmonious. Hovenäs is also the coauthor of the Swedish book Modern Packed Food Bags: For the Active Family. She lives in Sweden with her husband and two daughters, Nanna and Nelly.
Who we are
CHAPTER 1 Our World – How Can We Act Now?
CHAPTER 2 The Home – Making Slow and Simple Changes
CHAPTER 3 The Body – Going From Chemicals to Natural
CHAPTER 4 The Garden – How to Farm Anywhere
CHAPTER 5 Work & Play – Incorporating Sustainable Living into Your Routine
CHAPTER 6 Organic Food and Recipes – Raw Food for You and Mother Earth
CHAPTER 7 Spirituality – Discovering the Feeling of Togetherness