Go Wild: Free Your Body and Mind from the Afflictions of Civilization by John J. Ratey
My rating: 4 of 5 stars
But I LOVE "the Afflictions of Civilization!" At least, I love them until I look at my overweight body, or realize that my chiropractic visits are the result of not "Going Wild." This book pulls together scientific and "wild" threads to show us how we can enjoy the benefits of living in the 21st century without the frequent side effects of health issues, stress and lack of connection. They (author John J. Ratey and coauthor Richard Manning) make meditation and exercise much more attractive than you might imagine. They will make you at least think about getting more sleep, and they may send you back, as they have for me, to Christopher McDougall's Born To Run - A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen.
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