Kintsugi Wellness: The Japanese Art of Nourishing Mind, Body, and Spirit

Kintsugi Wellness: The Japanese Art of Nourishing Mind, Body, and Spirit

by Candice Kumai


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"Candice has created a guide to an ancient, common-sense and approachable way of living. In a crowded wellness space, Kintsugi Wellness truly stands out."-Sophia Amoruso, founder and CEO, Girlboss

Where we come from is who we are. And Candice Kumai’s Japanese heritage has guided her journey back to health at every turn. Now, in Kintsugi Wellness, Candice shares what she’s learned and guides us through her favorite Japanese traditions and practices for cultivating inner strength and living a gracious life, interwoven with dozens of recipes for healthy, Japanese-inspired cuisine. Kintsugi Wellness provides the tools we all need to reclaim the art of living well. 

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780062669858
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 04/17/2018
Pages: 336
Sales rank: 253,573
Product dimensions: 7.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Candice Kumai is an internationally renowned wellness writer, chef, and content creator, described by ELLE magazine as “the golden girl of the wellness world.” Candice sits on the Well+Good Council and was recently named one of Arianna Huffington’s Top 20 New Role Models in 2017. She is a classically trained chef, wellness journalist, and five-time author of Clean Green Eats, Clean Green Drinks, Pretty Delicious, Cook Yourself Sexy, and Cook Yourself Thin. Candice contributes to wellness and lifestyle publications, including ELLE, Cosmopolitan, Bon Appétit, Shape, Girlboss, Men’s Health, the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, and Well+Good. A Top Chef alumna and a contributor on The Dr. Oz Show, Candice is a regular judge on Food Network’s Beat Bobby Flay and Iron Chef America.

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Anonymous 6 months ago
already crying from reading the intro such powerful words and inspiration, love it sooo much, i can’t wait to read the rest!
Smanley1 8 months ago
Kumai is known for creating inspiring, mindful food content. I first learned of her work through the book Pretty Delicious, which focused on FWB's: Food With Benefits. The object was not deprivation, but modification. Make sure to focus on the healthier parts of food (the greens, mostly), then allow space for living and enjoyment! The other cookbooks focused, again, on well-thy foods to encourage feeling good and looking good (Cook Yourself Sexy, Clean Green Drinks, Clean Green Eats). This book takes a different turn, and Kumai is going to get a huge return on her investment. She took a series of trips to Japan to speak with family and experts on Japanese philosophy. While she got to tap into her roots, and repair from her own grief and loss, we yield the benefits of her gained wisdom (all without the high ticket price and jet lag). Oh, and you still get great recipes (matcha scones are going to happen this weekend!). Kintsugi is about repair. We've all felt broken at one point or another, but I think we need to think beyond the self-care of bubble baths and face masks. Being broken isn't easy- it's tears shed, drinking too much, and losing who you are. We all have a story like Kumai's, but we have to do the hard work to fill in the cracks of our broken shell (and fill them with gold, honey!). In this book she shares her framework, but we have to be the ones to apply it, in whatever way suits you and your upbringing, spiritual beliefs, etc. Other books by Candice: Clean Green Eats: 100+ Clean-Eating Recipes to Improve Your Whole Life Clean Green Drinks: 100+ Cleansing Recipes to Renew & Restore Your Body and Mind Pretty Delicious: Lean and Lovely Recipes for a Healthy, Happy New You (the BEST spinach artichoke dip recipe is in this book!) Cook Yourself Sexy: Easy Delicious Recipes for the Hottest, Most Confident You
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