The desire for a long, healthy and happy life is a universal one, yet society has a deep fear of ageing.The Longevity Bible offers an all-encompassing, holistic look at how the body ages - and what we can all do to age better.
- How the ageing process works - and what you can do to enjoy a better quality of life as you grow older
- What history, biology, Eastern philosophy, Western science and the findings of top medical experts and researchers can teach us about maintaining optimal health as we move through our lives
- The important role that sleep, moderation, diet, a sense of purpose, connection, love and curiosity have in helping us to live well and live happily
- That a longer life blessed with health and happiness is within reach!
Susannah Marriott is an author who specializes in health and mindful living. She takes inspiration from her practice of yoga, from her three daughters and from the countryside and sea near her home in Cornwall. She is the author of 24 books, which have been translated into 17 languages; they include Stay Young Naturally, Everyday Wisdom, Total Meditation and Beads of Faith. As an editor she has worked with BKS Iyengar, Swami Saradananda, Deborah Bull and Penelope Leach. Her writing has appeared in a number of newspapers and magazines, including the Guardian, The Times, the Telegraph, Marie Claire, Zest, Shape, Top Sante, Healthy and She. She has broadcast on BBC Radio 4's Something Understood with Mark Tully, and lectures on writing at universities and with her company, the Professional Writing Academy (www.profwritingacademy.com). In her 50s, Susannah draws her youthful energy from her yoga practice and sea swimming, her organic vegetable garden and a massive love of jazz, dancing and dresses.