Awakening to Nature : Renewing Your Life by Connecting with the Natural World

Awakening to Nature : Renewing Your Life by Connecting with the Natural World

by Charles Cook

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780809223992
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 03/15/2001
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Charles Cook, a respected authority on outdoor activities and communing with nature, is the author of several highly praised outdoor books, including The Essential Guide to Hiking in the United States.

Table of Contents

Introductionvii
How to Use This Bookxix
Part IGetting Closer to Nature
1.Remembering Our Roots3
2.Envisioning a More Natural Life15
3.Inviting Nature Indoors27
4.Getting Outside41
5.Grounding Ourselves55
6.Entering the Natural World65
7.Venturing Deep into the Wild79
8.Coming Fully to Our Senses93
9.Harmonizing with Nature105
10.Connecting with the Land117
11.Embracing Unbridled Life127
12.Rediscovering Our Place in the Universe137
Part IICommuning with Nature
13.Touching the Earth147
14.Going with the Flow of Water161
15.Befriending the Flora175
16.Tracking the Fauna187
17.Interacting with Diverse Habitats201
18.Exploring Geological Features215
19.Experiencing the Elements227
20.Opening Ourselves to the Sky243
Epilogue255

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