Author: North Atlantic Books

North Atlantic Books (NAB) is an independent, nonprofit publisher committed to a bold exploration of the relationships between mind, body, spirit, and nature. Founded in Vermont, in 1974, NAB aims to nurture a holistic view of the arts, sciences, humanities, and healing. Over the decades, it has been at the forefront of publishing a diverse range of original books in alternative medicine, ecology, and spirituality, with a pioneering publishing program that encompasses somatics, trauma, raw foods, craniosacral therapy, shamanism, and literature.

Spiritual Spring Cleaning: Detox 101

Spring cleaning is all about getting into those dark, musty corners of your life and clearing them out. Whether that means you’re straightening up your home, office, or garden, doing some emotional clean up, or cleansing your body, we encourage you to dig in and start setting intentions and building up practices that will fortify you throughout the year. Trying a detox, …continue

New Release: The Order Disorder Paradox

That inexplicable funk you sometimes feel after a major life accomplishment? Totally normal paradoxical chaos, according to Nathan Schwartz-Salant the author of The Order-Disorder Paradox. Drawing on nearly five decades of research, Nathan Schwartz-Salant delves into a profound exploration of “the hidden side of change in self and society” and offers compelling insight into how …continue

3 Magical Women of the Forest Peoples

Since pre-Christian times in central Europe, the wise old woman, the sagae, as Tacitus calls her, had enjoyed respect and reverence. She was something of a shaman or worked at least similarly to a shaman, seer, herbalist, or midwife. In rural areas, she played a central role until the beginning of our modern era. The …continue

Tim McKee Appointed Publisher of North Atlantic Books

We have some exciting news to share with you—but, first and foremost, we want to express our gratitude for being part of the NAB community. Since 1974, North Atlantic Books has striven to provide you with cutting-edge, meaningful, and thought-provoking content to enrich the body, mind, spirit, and world. As we move into the next …continue

Justice as Practice: The Link Between Inner Work and Outer Change

In her recent TEDx talk, Rev. angel Kyodo williams asks of the crowd, “how much changed out there, when you changed your in-here?” This inherent, powerful link between inner work and outer change bears repeating again and again. In uncertain times, when fear is heightened and it feels like we’re on the brink of regression, …continue

Recipe Monday: Raw Tomato Soup

Stay warm and well eating this comforting raw soup. Raw foods meals can—and do—make a great defense against sickness and chill in the icy months as nutrient-dense meals and by including the simple yet crucial ingredient of…hot water! No boiling is necessary, keeping much-needed nutrient intact.  Blended with the ideal measurements of fresh veggies and spices, …continue