Mindfulness, Mediation and Poetry. This perfectly encapsulates what Stressed, Unstressed is all about. This week BookD had the wonderful opportunity to welcome Jonathan Bate and Paula Byrne, the husband and wife team who put together this inspirational anthology.
In a society which is now acutely aware of stress and how it can manifest itself in severe and physical ways, Stressed, Unstressed provides an alternative to prescription to medication. Paula explains how her GP diagnosed her with stress and prescribed a book as a remedy. Jonathan and Paula cultivated this concept and produced this array of poems, each one themed to help you endure a certain stressful time in your life. Some of the themes include bereavement and positive thinking. Paula also discusses their charity, ReLit, which teaches the art of book-healing.
If you're having a tough time or know someone who is going through a difficult period in their life, this book could the perfect gift to alleviate some of their pai