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Bird Therapy

by Joe Harkness

Biography / Autobiography Lifestyle and Health Popular Science Self Help

Bird Therapy Synopsis

When Joe Harkness suffered a breakdown in 2013, he tried all the things his doctor recommended: medication helped, counselling was enlightening, and mindfulness grounded him. But nothing came close to nature, particularly birds. How had he never noticed such beauty before? Soon, every avian encounter took him one step closer to accepting who he is. The positive change in Joe's wellbeing was so profound that he started a blog to record his experience. Three years later he has become a spokesperson for the benefits of birdwatching, spreading the word everywhere from Radio 4 to Downing Street. In this groundbreaking book filled with practical advice, Joe explains the impact that birdwatching had on his life, and invites the reader to discover these extraordinary effects for themselves.

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'I can't remember the last book I read that I could say with absolute assurance would save lives. But this one will' Chris Packham 

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ISBN: 9781783527724
Publication date: 13/06/2019
Publisher: Unbound
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781783527724
Publication date: 13th June 2019
Author: Joe Harkness
Publisher: Unbound
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 272 pages
Genres: Biography / Autobiography, Lifestyle & Health, Popular Science, Self Help,
Categories: Wildlife: birds & birdwatching, Memoirs, Popular psychology, Coping with illness & specific conditions,

About Joe Harkness

Joe Harkness has been writing a Bird Therapy blog for the last three years. In 2017, he had articles published in The Curlew and Birdwatch magazine as well as recording three `tweets of the day' for BBC Radio 4. He is employed as a Special Educational Needs teacher and has worked in the youth sector for nine years. He lives in Norfolk.

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