Writings on Buddhist enlightenment in the main fall into four major categories. The literal, moral, allegorical, and anagogical with many books proving complex and challenging reads. This has led to many authors on the subject floundering in the complexity of interpretation whilst others like Nora D’Ecclesis simply seek to enlighten and inform.
As with A Beginner’s Guide to Sustainable Plant-Based Weight-Loss, the amount of ground covered is truly impressive. From the role of the gut to gut facts. From prebiotics to gut microbiota and how gut microorganisms influence our emotions and the way we behave Corbitt demystifies gut science so that we may understand the laws that govern it.
Unflinching in its honesty, it’s clear from the start that there’s a sharp and enquiring mind at work as her prose recount pivotal events in her life. There’s no grandstanding, no saccharine attempt at drama, or sense of contrived events and at times it can prove a harrowing read.
Emotionally charged and powerfully thought provoking, Ninety-Nine Fire Hoops proves a remarkable debut memoir from Allison Hong Merrill. Sharing reflections on her life that articulate the complexities, failings, contradictions and triumphs of love and cultural identity.
A powerful and thought-provoking read you know from its opening pages that you are in the hands of a passionate and candid writer whose words get to the heart of what it takes to cultivate change on a meaningful and lasting level.