Bamboo Book Picks
"Being Human" edited by Neil Astley
The companion poetry anthology to "Staying Alive" and "Being Alive" offers 500 poems arranged in categories such as About Time, Living in Hope and Body and Soul. An international collection of contemporary poetry for 'people who know they love poetry, and people who think they don't'.
"How Emotions are Made" by Lisa Feldman Barrett
What if what you think you know about why you feel what you feel is wrong? Barrett offers a radical theory of constructed emotion overturning the two-thousand year old assumption that each emotion has a distinct 'fingerprint' and my sadness runs through my body in the same way as yours does through yours. Fascinating study with essential tips for 'sculpting' future emotional experiences.
"Let Your Life Speak" by Parker J. Palmer
For those struggling with overload of choices and decisions, this short book of 120 pages offers a different way of thinking about how to engage with work and vocation by listening to ourselves more deeply.