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Teach us to sit still : a sceptic's search for health and healing

Author: Tim Parks
Publisher: London : Vintage, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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'Just when the medical profession had given up on me and I on it, just when I seemed to be walled up in a life sentence of chronic pain, someone proposed a bizarre way out: sit still, they said, and breathe ... ' TEACH US TO SIT STILL is the visceral, thought-provoking and improbably entertaining story of Tim Parks' quest to overcome ill health.
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Named Person: Tim Parks; Tim Parks
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tim Parks
ISBN: 9780099548881 0099548887
OCLC Number: 720554825
Notes: Originally published: London: Harvill Secker, 2010.
Description: 1 volume : illustrations, portraits ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Tim Parks.

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A revelatory read with delightful cultural and literary references, Teach us to Sit Still by Booker-shortlisted author Tim Parks examines how the philosophy of 'sit still, relax and stop worrying'  Read more...

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"His journey will open your mind to the possibilities of mindfulness" -- Polly Vernon * Sunday Telegraph * "Teach us to Sit Still made me laugh; it made me cry; and it made me seriously think about Read more...

 
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