In Dire Straits: Keeping Spirit Alive When the Wheels Come Off

In Dire Straits: Keeping Spirit Alive When the Wheels Come Off

by Jim Currie


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In Dire Straits is a healing memoir about the challenges of coping with and recovering from an incapacitating rheumatoid disease. Told from the perspective of a solo world traveler, it reads like a travel book, full of edifying adventures and quirky discoveries. Each encounter prompts reflection on self-empowerment through greater mindfulness, curiosity and imagination.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780984555291
Publisher: Savant Books & Publications LLC
Publication date: 03/05/2011
Pages: 244
Product dimensions: 5.25(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.51(d)
Age Range: 16 Years

About the Author

Jim Currie is a Seattle writer and ecologist whose credits include works of fiction, non-fiction, and over twenty publications on natural resource management and biology. He holds an honor's degree from Harvard and a masters from Berkeley. His writing and teaching reflect an interdisciplinary perspective and wide-ranging curiosity in the arts, science, humanities and philosophy.

His published titles include "The Mindful Traveler: A Guide to Journaling and Transformative Travel" (Open Court, 2000). His work in the environmental field includes innovative ways to protect water quality and habitat. His teaching and lecturing draws upon integral psychology and Eastern philosophy.

Jim writes extensively on ecology, conservation and sustainable economy. His web-based organization, includes members from across the globe and is dedicated to climate action, species rescue and travel that leaves shallow footprints.

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