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New jackets for ‘Nature and Wellbeing in the Digital Age’

I’ve updated the jacket designs for both the Kindle and Paperback editions of ‘Nature and Wellbeing in the Digital Age’. I hope you like them. I’ve rather fallen in love with the waterfall picture, which I got from Pixabay. It’s designed by Nguyen Hoang.

I especially love the paperback, which could make for a useful seasonal gift for the geek in your life!  Available worldwide. (UK prices shown are correct at the time of writing.)

Nature and Wellbeing in the Digital Age (Kindle)
Nature and Wellbeing in the Digital Age (Kindle) £2.84 https://amzn.to/2DmQDWq
Nature and Wellbeing in the Digital Age (paperback)
Nature and Wellbeing in the Digital Age (paperback) £6.40 https://amzn.to/2DmQDWq

 

How Nature Documentaries Are Fake

“Everyone loves BBC’s Planet Earth, but how much of it is real?” Watch this thought-provoking video by Simon Cade  @dslrguidance  showing some of the tricks used to create compelling narratives in nature documentaries. Not fake news, but fake nature.

Check out my book Nature and Wellbeing in the Digital Age: How to feel better without logging off.  Paperback and Kindle.

Choose more nature, not less technology

Nature and Wellbeing in the Digital AgeExcerpt from Nature and Wellbeing in the Digital Age: How to feel better without logging off, by Sue Thomas.  Paperback and Kindle. Buy Now.

Perhaps you have noticed that digital guilt has become the media’s favourite way to fill an empty column or two? The smallest mention of the dangers of technology is guaranteed to make us shift uneasily as we scroll through our phones and tablets.

Remarks like this, for example, can really sting when you’re doing your best just to get through the day:

‘Reading Thoreau by the fire, fishing for trout, and playing chess over blackberry wine are just some of the pleasures I’ve found since I turned my back on tech’

wrote digital detoxer Mark Boyle.[i] Ouch! That makes me feel so inadequate, with my phone always in my pocket!

Actually, though, it doesn’t have to be like that. Continue reading Choose more nature, not less technology