Already concerned about the growing 'stress-relief industry' in our own Western 21st century society, with all its practitioners and remedies, Clare asked these amazing stress-survivors what they could teach us.
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In our affluent and apparently easier lives, why do so many struggle to find peace and happiness? What lessons can we learn from some of the poorest and most marginalized? Through Finding Oasis: from stress to solace, voices of the voiceless speak to us, each with their own experience and personality. Meeting these people may change your life.
Clare Nonhebel is a freelance journalist, author of 11 books and winner of a Betty Trask Award for fiction. The author's proceeds from the book will go to the charity Oasis India.