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In this episode, I chat with the incredible authors Emma Loewe and Florence Williams. Come explore the science of awe, and other simply magical scientific research, that may just explain why nature affects us so deeply.
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Let me introduce you to this episode’s guests!
Emma Loewe is a writer, editor, and environmentalist based in New York City. She is the author of Return to Nature, co-author of The Spirit Almanac, and the senior sustainability editor at mindbodygreen.com. Find her at emmaloewe.com.
“In Return to Nature, Emma Loewe has gifted us a practical, informative guide. It left me becalmed, inspired, and hopeful.” — Florence Williams, author of The Nature Fix: Why Nature Makes us Happier, Healthier, and More Creative
Florence Williams is an American journalist and nonfiction author whose work focuses on the environment, health and science. Her latest book, Heartbreak: A Personal and Scientific Journey, won the 2023 PEN/E.O. Wilson Award for Literary Science Writing and is called “show-stopping” and “courageous” by Publishers Weekly. Find her and her two other books, The Nature Fix and Breasts: A Natural and Unnatural History at florencewilliams.com.
“Complex and thoughtfully researched, this book appealingly chronicles healing from emotional loss and offers fascinating scientific insights into the mechanics and impacts of romantic grief.” — Kirkus Reviews
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