2020 Gift Guide

Usually, these kinds of guides are broken down by category: we’ll suggest an on-theme gift for the budding environmentalist, or the right book to give to your herbalist friend. This year, we’re going a little broader. This has been—and forgive us repeating a sentiment we know you’re hearing ad nauseam—a year like no other. A …continue

Letter from the Publisher: Every Breath, New Chances

I sure wish Lewis Richmond’s new book, Every Breath, New Chances: How to Age with Honor and Dignity—A Guide for Men, had been around for my father to read while he was still alive. My father died at age 78, exactly seven years ago from the day I pen this letter. He died an isolated man, so separate …continue

Letter from the Publisher: The Whale Child

Sometimes it takes a while to see the box you’ve been living in.  Such was the case for North Atlantic Books with Keith and Chenoa Egawa’s poignant children’s book The Whale Child, which we released together on October 13, 2020.  The book had first come to our attention over three years prior when a freelance …continue

Walk No. 3: Walking Awake through Your Living Space

Walking Awake through Your Living Space The best way to capture moments is to pay attention. This is how we cultivate mindfulness. Mindfulness means being awake. It means knowing what you are doing. —JON KABAT-ZINN   OVERVIEW This may seem like an odd name for a walk, since unless we’re sleepwalking, we’re always awake as …continue

Walk No. 23: Gratitude Walk

Walk 23: Gratitude Walk Gratitude is the healthiest of all human emotions. The more you express gratitude for what you have, the more likely you will have even more to express gratitude for. —ZIG ZIGLAR   OVERVIEW In nearly every talk I’ve given, when asked what one thing someone could do to improve their life, …continue

Walk No. 29: Soft Gaze Walk

Walk 29: Soft Gaze Walk If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change. —WAYNE DYER   OVERVIEW How you look at the world is how you see the world, and there’s more than one way to look at the world. The Soft Gaze Walk invites you to see …continue