This is a wonderful book that integrates a practical and inspiring path to nourishing the whole self, honoring mind, body and spirit. Clear tools and mindful practices based on scientific research, wisdom practices and Andrea's expertise are offered throughout that if followed open the door into living a life that is nourished, fun, resourced and whole - with food in its place as a source of nourishment not struggle.
--Joan Borysenko, PhD author of Minding the Body, Mending the Mind
Besides being full of deeply thoughtful and useful ideas and methods, this book is also very nurturing and beautifully designed. A jewel from a gem of a teacher.
--Rick Hanson, author of Buddha's Brain: The Practical Neuroscience of Happiness, Love and Wisdom
The spirit of this book is all encompassing, creating a path to higher wisdom through deepening our relationship to food, eating and our bodies. This broad wisdom is complemented by many practical elements to help you along the way, tools to be used and questions to be reflected on, drawing on that capacity for mindfulness that we all have to cultivate deeper understanding and balance.
--Jean L. Kristeller, Ph.D., Author, “The Joy of Half a Cookie"
Well Nourished is a rich and comprehensive guidebook that not only helps the reader establish a healthy relationship to food, but uses it as a vehicle to greater experience consciousness, mindfulness and true fulfillment in all areas of one's life. As a result it allows your goodness to shine through and help awaken it in those around you. An excellent offering.
--James Baraz, author of Awakening Joy: 10 Steps to Happiness and co-founding teacher, Spirit Rock Meditation Center, Woodacre, California
Andrea Lieberstein's Well Nourished is a delightful feast combining behavioral science research, practical exercises, and a heathy dose of personal and professional experience. She has crafted a sensible and compassionate guide to nourishing yourself in body, mind and spirit.
--David S. Sobel, MD, MPH, former medical director of Patient Education for Kaiser Permanente Northern California. Author of "Healthy Pleasures".