Waking Up the West Coast: Healers and Visionaries
Conversations with people across North America show that they want to live more consciously, make educated consumer choices, improve their health and well-being, and create healthy, sustainable communities. But they don't always know where to start! Waking Up the West Coast responds to this need. This beautifully photographed, full-color coffee table book provides insight into holistic health, the environment, and sustainability. Its goal is to help "wake up" the collective conscience through inspiring profiles of individuals who are doing what they love and contributing creatively to healing our world through diverse callings. Drawing from the rich, energetic landscape of British Columbia, the book features the work and wisdom of over 150 healers and visionaries who have achieved distinction in their field and are committed to guiding others across North America to meaningful, positive action. On every page, the philosophy and expertise of each individual, business, or organization is explored through a powerful article, striking portrait, and complete contact information. Stunning photographic images by Jaime Kowal illustrate throughout, guiding readers on a unique visual journey. Readers will gain a deeper understanding of key issues affecting their personal health, the well-being of their communities and environment, and the future of the planet. They will see they have choices and an array of accessible resources at their fingertips for conscious action.
Contributor Bio: Weil, Andrew
Andrew Weil, M. D. is a world-renown leader and pioneer in the field of integrative medicine, a healing-oriented approach to health care, which encompasses body, mind, and spirit. He holds an undergraduate and medical degree from Harvard University. Approximately 10 million of Dr. Weil's books have been sold, including Spontaneous Healing, 8 Weeks to Optimal Health, and Healthy Aging.